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View Full Version : Satellite Swarm Including an Asteroid Hunter Readies For Spaceflight



Fraser
2013-Feb-23, 03:20 PM
Early next week, an Indian rocket will launch into space carrying seven satellites on board. Among them will be a small but mighty asteroid-hunting telescope called NEOSSat. Built by the Canadian Space Agency, it will mainly focus on the Atira class of asteroids, which are made up of space rocks within Earth’s orbit, to figure [...]

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