Communications — Space to ground (IMAGE) DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory Caption Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers built an Earth-to-space communications system to work with private and government partners with the goal of directly connecting data downlinks to high-performance computing. Credit Genevieve Martin/ORNL, U.S. Dept. of Energy Usage Restrictions none License Original content 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.