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SpinSat on ISS | by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
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SpinSat on ISS

The SpinSat study tested how a spherical satellite measuring 22 inches in diameter moves and positions itself in space using new thruster technology. SpinSat launched into orbit from the space station through the Cyclops small satellite deployer, also known as the Space Station Integrated Kinetic Launcher for Orbital Payload Systems (SSIKLOPS).


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Taken on November 28, 2014