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NanoSail-D Fully Deployed
06.18.08
 
Fully deployed, the NanoSailS sail area measures 107 square feet.

NanoSail-D deployment: Fully deployed, the sail area measures 107 square feet. It is comprised of four, triangular membranes supported by thin metal tape booms. Full deployment takes just 5 seconds.

Credit: NASA/MSFC/D. Higginbotham

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