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Program: Thinsat

Thinsat is a USA program from Virginia Space to launch nano satellites (0.1U) carrying experiments to promote and progress STEM education. 70 schools from 9 states participate. Experiments data is returned in real time through Globalstar.

12 satellites were launched on 17 April 2019 by Antares #10 and placed into a low LEO (approx 200 km), therefore staying in orbit for 2 or 3 weeks only. Satellites between 1 and 3 kg each. Satellite size: 11.1 x 11.4 x 1.25 cm. Satellites are connected in groups of 3, connected by ribbons.

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