LIGHTSAT

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LIGHTSATLight-Weight Satellite
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Back in the mid-1980s, DARPA made small orbiters called "lightsats." The first launched in 1985 aboard a space shuttle, bearing the name GLOMR (pronounced, one imagines, like a "Glomar response," although this can neither be confirmed nor denied).
If the Chile Lightsat initiative is successful, then it should become the model for cooperation and integration between US and Latin American space programs.
(OSC) have signed an agreement for the development, production and launch of a lightsat, a small, low earth orbiting spacecraft designed for experimental use by Virginia researchers.
Work to replace the traffic lightsat the junction of Old Woking Road, Parvis Road and Camphill Roadbegan on Monday (July 30) and will continue until September 3.