Wednesday, May 20, 2009

MicroSpace News: PharmaSat, Tacsat-3 orbit

After some annoying delays for weather and other reasons (par for the course in this business), DoD's Operationally Responsive Space (ORS) office has its 400kg TacSat-3 imager in orbit. Along for the ride: NASA's tiny PharmaSat and three CubeSats. The 5-kg PharmaSat has a laboratory with 48 containers of yeast cells on board.

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