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In Japan, Eight People With Two Laptops Launch A Telescope Into Orbit

In Japan, Eight People With Two Laptops Launch A Telescope Into Orbit

Popular Science - By Francie Diep

The telescope will study the atmospheres of Venus, Mars and Jupiter. A new low-cost, highly automated rocket from Japan's space agency launched Saturday with just eight crew members and two laptops on-site. Japan's previous launches required teams of 150. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency sent …

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