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Rail-launched rocket set to blast NASA satellite network swarm into space

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Nov 2, 2015.

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    It’s a space mission of firsts. First -- a flock of eight, 4lb tissue box-sized satellites will be launched into space in a proof-of-concept mission that will show how multiple, yet affordable nanosatellites can handle astrophysics duties or perform planetary science investigations, such as placing a network of satellites around an asteroid, Earth’s moon, or another planet.

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