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Crew Deploys the Micro-Electromechanical System

October 8, 2008

The STS-116 crew deploys the Micro-Electromechanical System-Based PICOSAT Inspector (MEPSI) satellite experiment. Next, the crew releases a pair of small scientific satellites as part of a student experiment called the Radar Fence Transponder (RAFT).

credit: NASA