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Author:  Brian [ Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:46 pm ]
Post subject:  SpaceX Launches Orbiting “Sculpture in the Sky”

The Orbital Reflector , 98 feet long, was launched on Dec 3rd inside a Cubesat. It will inflate when in low-Earth orbit and is expected to shine as a second-magnitude moving star. Initially it will be visible from the southern hemisphere but will eventually make passes over the northern hemisphere.

It is expected to be in orbit for about 8 months before burnimg up

https://www.skyandtelescope.com/observi ... sculpture/

Author:  skyhawk [ Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:31 am ]
Post subject:  Re: SpaceX Launches Orbiting “Sculpture in the Sky”

MORE space junk earths pollution not enough eh...........

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