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Almost as Bright as the Moon? New Satellite Might Light Up the Sky
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Hitching a ride to space were 72 smaller satellites (a record-breaking payload) headed for three separate orbits. Among them was Mayak (Russian for "beacon of light"), a CubeSat of particular interest to amateur astronomers and satellite spotters.
Have you seen the Mayak satellite?EarthSky

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