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2012-08-11 09:19:32

The space agency chose the teams to advance the state of the art for small spacecraft in the areas of communications, formation flying and docking systems.

Nanosail-D Completes Mission
2011-11-30 11:55:53

After spending more than 240 days "sailing" around the Earth, NASA's NanoSail-D -- a nanosatellite that deployed NASA's first-ever solar sail in low-Earth orbit -- has successfully completed its Earth orbiting mission.

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2011-03-03 09:05:00

More than one hundred days ago NASA sent a small satellite about the size of a loaf of bread on an important mission to answer astrobiology’s fundamental questions about the origin, evolution and distribution of life in the universe.

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2010-10-08 08:40:00

To mark an unprecedented flurry of exploration which is about to begin, NASA announced Thursday that the coming year will be "The Year of the Solar System."

2010-08-02 06:10:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has shipped the STPSat-2 satellite built for the U.S.

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2010-06-09 08:00:00

NASA has successfully completed a comprehensive pre-shipment review of the Fast, Affordable, Science and Technology Satellite, or FASTSAT, a small, microsatellite class spacecraft bus that will carry six experiment payloads to low-Earth orbit.

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2009-05-20 09:07:09

NASA's PharmaSat nanosatellite successfully launched at 7:55 pm EDT Tuesday from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport located at Wallops Island, Va PharmaSat rode to orbit aboard a four-stage Air Force Minotaur 1 rocket.

2009-04-28 12:51:21

The U.S. space agency says it plans to launch a small satellite about the size of a loaf of bread to study how effectively drugs work in space. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration nanosatellite, known as PharmaSat, is a secondary payload aboard a U.S.

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2009-04-28 14:17:26

NASA is preparing to fly a small satellite about the size of a loaf of bread that could help scientists better understand how effectively drugs work in space.

2009-04-28 12:12:00

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is preparing to fly a small satellite about the size of a loaf of bread that could help scientists better understand how effectively drugs work in space. The nanosatellite, known as PharmaSat, is a secondary payload aboard a U.S.


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