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Mirror, Mirror On The Ball: Shiny Satellite Built With Help Of Students From Around The World To Be Launched From Space Shuttle Endeavor

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November 27, 2001
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Office Of Naval Research
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Starshine-2, the third in a programmed series of mirror-covered satellites built with help by students from around the world, will be launched from the Space Shuttle Endeavor on November 29th. Two other similar satellites have already been launched and placed in orbit (Starshine-1 was launched in 1999, and Starshine-3 was opportunistically launched from Alaska in September this year).

Starshine-2, the third in a programmed series of mirror-covered satellites built with help by students from around the world, will be launched from the Space Shuttle Endeavor on November 29th. Two other similar satellites have already been launched and placed in orbit (Starshine-1 was launched in 1999, and Starshine-3 was opportunistically launched from Alaska in September this year).


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Office Of Naval Research. "Mirror, Mirror On The Ball: Shiny Satellite Built With Help Of Students From Around The World To Be Launched From Space Shuttle Endeavor." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 27 November 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/11/011127003558.htm>.
Office Of Naval Research. (2001, November 27). Mirror, Mirror On The Ball: Shiny Satellite Built With Help Of Students From Around The World To Be Launched From Space Shuttle Endeavor. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/11/011127003558.htm
Office Of Naval Research. "Mirror, Mirror On The Ball: Shiny Satellite Built With Help Of Students From Around The World To Be Launched From Space Shuttle Endeavor." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/11/011127003558.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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