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Ball Aerospace small satellite for NASA arrives in Florida for launch

Submit on Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 22:59

The Ball Aerospace-built small spacecraft for NASA’s Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) has arrived in Florida to prepare for a June launch on board a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket. GPIM is NASA’s first opportunity to demonstrate a new “green” propellant and propulsion system in orbit – an alternative to conventional chemical propulsion systems.

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