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SpaceX lofts two all-electric ion-drive comsats to Clarke orbit

Captain DaFt

Whoa! Those are some industrial looking pieces of machinery!

http://regmedia.co.uk/2015/03/02/stacked_satellites.jpg

Hardly the sleek, shiny, graceful vision of ion propelled vehicles science fiction promised, is it?

But then, these are real, and they (hopefully) work, so I guess I can live without the bling.

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