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  • Jan 4, 2018
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January 4th, 2018
Japan Launches ‘Super Low Altitude’ Earth Observation Satellite that will Orbit Just 180 Miles Above Us Using a Radical Ion Engine

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has launched a satellite designed to reach ‘super low orbit’, using a radical ion engine said to be 10 times more efficient than gas jets. Read More at Daily mail