Rocket lab launched reflective ball into space

From: Marco Langbroek via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 20:03:30 +0100
https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/01/rocket-lab-launched-a-secret-payload-into-space-last-weekend/

Turns out the Electra rocket launched by Rocket Lab from New Zealand had a 'secret' payload, brainchild of the founder: "Humanity Star", a 1-meter diameter, facetted shiny metal sphere. Expected orbital lifespan is 9 months.

- Marco

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