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Ball Aerospace's NextSat Launched for Orbital Express Mission

"The first-of-its kind, autonomous servicing demonstration satellite launched on Thursday, March 8, 2007, aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The three-month space mission is sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)."

Editor's note: Word has it that the Ball portion of this mission (Nextsat) is performing perfectly. However, it seems that Boeing's contribution (Astro) is having some problems (shhh!).

Stay tuned.

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