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Fraser
2005-Oct-27, 07:24 PM
SUMMARY: A Russian Kosmos 3M launcher blasted off from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome this morning carrying a satellite designed and built by European university students. The Student Space Exploration and Technology Initiative (SSETI Express) satellite is about the size of a washing machine, and contains several detectors and experiments. Students working in 23 different university groups came together through the Internet to design and build the satellite.

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cran
2005-Oct-28, 01:41 AM
The stuff our childhood dreams are made of...
students in different countries cooperatively building satellites - what an amazing time we live in!