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Mini satellites launched from Space Station.
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On May 17, 2017, several mini-satellites were launched from the “Kibo” module of the International Space Station. At 01:45 UTC the following satellites were launched: the Taiwanese “Phoenix” (QB50 TW01); the French “X-Cubesat” (QB50 FR01) and the Sweden “gbee50-LTU-OC” (QB50 SE01). At 08:12 UTC the American “ALTAIR-1” (ALTAIR Pathfinder) satellite was launched. At 12:40 UTC the American SHARC (Satellite for High Accuracy Radar Calibration) satellite was launched. All satellites were delivered to the ISS by the “Cygnus CRS-7 (John Glenn)” unmanned supply spacecraft in April 2017. On May 18, 2017 at 01:00 UTC, the South Korean “LINK” (Little Intelligent Nanosatellite of KAIST) satellite and South African “ZA-Aerospace” satellite were launched. All of the satellites mentioned above were delivered to the ISS by the “Cygnus CRS-7 (John Glenn)” unmanned supply spacecraft in April 2017.

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