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Solar-powered satellite to set sail for space

Solar-powered satellite to set sail for space – CBS News

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Time-lapse video shows a tiny satellite opening a huge sail that could carry it deep into space. Carried up on a conventional rocket, the satellite will eventually be powered only by sunlight hitting a Mylar sail. The spacecraft was not developed by NASA, but by a non-profit group of private citizens. John Blackstone reports.

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