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NASA breaks the data transmission speed record with a laser shot at the Moon

If you thought your high-speed internet was fast, think again. NASA has set a new data transmission speed record in space, transmitting information to and from the LADEE spacecraft some 380,000 kilometers in lunar orbit. NASA downloaded data at a rate of 622 megabits per second (Mbps) using a pulsed laser beam. For comparison, Akamai’s […]