LADEE is Heading For The Moon

LADEE is Heading For The Moon with One Small Glitch (with video)

"NASA has confirmed that the reaction wheels of its Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) were successfully brought back on-line and the spacecraft has acquired its safe-mode attitude profile."

Mission updates will be carried on NASA TV. You can also track mission status by following @NASALADEE or at the mission website.

Space Laser: Testing an Interplanetary Internet from the Moon, OSTP

"Optical laser communications will enable a variety of robust future science and human exploration missions--providing a higher data rate, and delivering more accurate navigation capabilities with reduced size, weight, and power requirements. Someday, maybe, the Solar System will be peppered with a high-speed interplanetary communications network much like the wireless Web currently spinning here on Earth."

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