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MINI-SATELLITE NAMED AFTER 'GOD OF DAWN' WILL LAUNCH THIS MONTH

MINI-SATELLITE NAMED AFTER 'GOD OF DAWN' WILL LAUNCH THIS MONTH The nanosatellite, known as Dellingr, is about the size of a table picture frame, and will carry six instruments, one of which is smaller than a fingernail. After ascending toward the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, the tiny satellite will later be deployed into low Earth orbit, NASA officials said in a statement. Small-satellite missions can be challenging to conduct: A mission with a similarly loaded cubesat, or miniature spacecraft, was aborted in 2016 just six months after it launched.    More



(Source: Space.com - Aug 5)

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