GLINT: Advancing Space-based Laser Communication aboard a CubeSat

A team of engineers is advancing lasercom technology to meet the rising needs and speed of the space domain.

Industry interest in lasercom is encouraging innovative approaches. Aerospace is pursuing research and development opportunities to accelerate the adoption of lasercom technology.

Smaller and Speedier

Known as the Gbps Lasercom Innovative Nano Terminal (GLINT), the compact hardware prototype enables faster data speeds at a lower cost and impact to the spacecraft host.

Advancing the Lasercom Field



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We operate the only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise.