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Space mission lift-off

Oxford Mail: Harwell Science and Innovation Campus Harwell Science and Innovation Campus

COUNTY space scientists have helped launch two satellites that are now sending back information on asteroids.

The satellites were launched last week by scientists based at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Harwell to gather data including temperature and surface detail.

The Science and Technology Facilities Council project is expected to see pupils from up to 200 schools help analyse data for patterns.

See a video at youtube.com/watch? feature=player_embedded&v=QSmbVhkZCRU

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2:14pm Mon 14 Jul 14

LukeDuke says...

You'd think there'd be a less destructive way for them to send back the data rather than on asteroids... (I'll get me coat)
You'd think there'd be a less destructive way for them to send back the data rather than on asteroids... (I'll get me coat) LukeDuke
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2:42pm Mon 14 Jul 14

King Joke says...

If they're having trouble with asteroids I'd recommend Preparation H.
If they're having trouble with asteroids I'd recommend Preparation H. King Joke
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