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Tähtede poole / To the stars

Posted by
Vaido (Võrumaa, Estonia) on 7 May 2013 in Landscape & Rural.

First Estonian satellite ESTCube launched today. The main mission of the satellite is to test the electric solar wind sail, a novel space propulsion technology that could revolutionize transportation within the solar system. We ca try to find and wave to it, looking at the night sky :)
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Esimene eesti satelliit ESTCube startis täna hommikul. Edaspidi võib öisesse taevasse vaadates ka meiekandimehele lehvitada :)
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Võrumaa @ August 2012

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Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Woow! Spectaculat view of this night sky, superbly composed and presented.

7 May 2013 6:43am

Helodie from AVRANCHES, France

Very beautiful !

7 May 2013 2:37pm

Jeff from Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom

I'm very surprised your not up there, taking pictures of us down here, cracking shot Vaido, brilliant capture. ;>)

8 May 2013 2:32pm

@Jeff: I could'nt get up such an early time :)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful image. I hope the solar wind sail works!

9 May 2013 6:17am