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NASA solar sail lost in space

By / December 14, 2010

NASA’s first solar sail was scheduled to be released into orbit last week, but the space agency reports that it is unable to make contact. NASA cannot determine if the parent satellite that carried it actually ejected it into space. Sadly, all contact with NanoSail-D has been lost. NASA hopes to use the sail to…

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