TDRS: The Network That Enables Exploration

  • Released Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:51PM
  • ID: 11214

NASA is preparing to launch the second, in a series of three, third generation advanced Tracking and Data Relay Satellites, known as TDRS. This latest addition to the fleet of eight, TDRS-L, will augment a space communications network that provides the critical path for high data-rate communication to the International Space Station, Hubble Space Telescope, human occupied spacecraft and a host of other spacecraft.


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  • The Network That Enables Exploration, TDRS (ID: 2014005)
    Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 5:00AM
    Produced by - Werner Benger