Friday, August 29, 2008

MicrospaceNews: Microspacecraft will test artificial gravity

It's often suggested future manned spacecraft should be rotated to provide some approximation of a gravitational field. The idea is fine in theory, but it's never been tested in space. Now it will be - with a microspacecraft supported by the Mars Society. The concept for the satellite, called TEMPO 3, won the Society's Mars Project Challenge. A development schedule was not announced.

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