Close collaboration in optical communication between space and Earth
An exchange of knowledge and scientists across borders, joint research projects and workshops – with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on 16 April 2014, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) and the Japanese National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) are strengthening their cooperation in the crucial research area of optical satellite-Earth communication. "NICT is not an unknown partner to us, and we are delighted that the already existing collaboration will become even stronger in the future," stated DLR Executive Board Chairman Johann-Dietrich Wörner.
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