Here’s Why We Can’t Live Stream From Mars

Most of us on earth only get to see space through the pictures spacecrafts take up there. How exactly do those pictures get back to earth?

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How It Works: NASA’s Experimental Laser Communication System
http://www.popularmechanics.com/space/a7194/how-it-works-nasas-experimental-laser-communication-system/
“NASA has announced plans to test a laser communication system in space that could make today’s radio systems look as outdated as dial-up Internet. Lasers can transmit data at rates 10 to 100 times faster than radio.”

Live From Mars: Private Red Planet Mission to Beam Video to Earth in 2018
http://www.space.com/24019-mars-one-private-communications-satellite.html
“The Mars One colonization project plans to bring live video of the surface of Mars to Earth via a privately built communications satellite and lander to launch as part of an unmanned mission to the Red Planet in 2018.”

How Is Data Put On Radio Waves?
http://www.qrg.northwestern.edu/projects/vss/docs/communications/1-how-is-data-put-on-radio-waves.html
“There are two common ways to put information in a radio wave, and you’ve likely run into them yourself. They are called A.M. and F.M. just like the two choices you’ve always known are on a radio.”
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