NASA's TDRS: Communicating Critical Data (video) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Loading video... Caption As a vital information pipeline for space-based research and exploration ambitions, the TDRS constellation fulfills NASA's broadest communication demands. Now into it's fourth operational decade, the TDRS legacy continues to be communications excellence. The addition of the third generation of spacecraft will replenish the constellation and ensure that the critical lifeline of space-to-ground communication support will be available for many years to come. This video is public domain and can be downloaded at: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?11164 Credit NASA/Scientific Visualization Studio/NASA Goddard Animators: Walt Feimer (HTSI) (Lead) Chris Meaney (HTSI) Michael Lentz (USRA) Chris Smith (HTSI) Video Editor: Stuart A. Snodgrass (HTSI) Narrator: Heather LG Snodgrass Producer: Stuart A. Snodgrass (HTSI) Writers: Stuart A. Snodgrass (HTSI) Sydney Cain (ASRC Research & Technology Solution Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.