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What does LACO stand for?

LACO stands for Laser Communications

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This pathfinding achievement sets the stage for the Lunar Laser Communications Demonstration (LLCD), a high data rate laser-communication demonstrations that will be a central feature of NASA's next moon mission, the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE)," says Goddard's Richard Vondrak, the LRO deputy project scientist.
This pathfinding achievement sets the stage for the Lunar Laser Communications Demonstration (LLCD), a high data rate laser-communication demonstrations that will be a central feature of NASA's next moon mission, the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE)," Goddard's Richard Vondrak, the LRO deputy project scientist, said.
Coverage includes an introduction to near-earth laser communications technology; systems engineering and design drivers; pointing acquisition and tracking; flight laser transmitters for coherent and direct detection; the flight optomechanical assembly; coding and modulation for free-space optical communications; photodetectors and receivers as applicable to both the flight and ground transceivers; implications of the atmospheric channel on laser beam propagation for downlinks and uplinks; the ground terminal, with examples from recent successful flight links; reliability and flight qualification; approaches and configurations for cross-links and optical networking; and ongoing activities and future directions.
Baiden, director of Laurentian University's school of engineering, two other post-secondary school instructors and seven graduate students are experimenting with underwater laser communications as a first step to underwater mining.
As we develop the notion of laser communications to deal with the bandwidth problems (a long way to go here), we have very energetic programs to develop this notion of laser communications into the future.