NASA – NanoSail-D Satellite Failed To Deploy From FASTSAT

As reported by Lee Roop of The Huntsville Times, according to NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center, the football sized NanoSail-D failed to deploy from its carrier satellite. This is a real tragedy since NanoSat-D would have been a trail-blazer in testing solar sails as a means of propulsion.

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