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Fraser
2008-Nov-06, 03:30 PM
Three free-flying spheres are currently zooming around inside the International Space Station. Is the crew of Expedition 18 using them to hone their light-saber battle skills a la Luke Skywalker or sharpen their ability to detect UFOs? No, these bowling-ball spherical satellites are part of an experiment devised by students at the Massachusetts [...]

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KaiYeves
2008-Nov-06, 11:26 PM
They couldn't use them for lightsaber practice, there hasn't been a lightsaber on the ISS for over a year.