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BenchSat

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BenchSat
BenchSat, seen here during an Operational Readiness Test (ORT) in July 2018, is an acrylic-mounted, deconstructed replica of LightSail 2 used for testing. The ORT, which was successful, used BenchSat as part of a dress rehearsal simulating key mission events.

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Original image data dated on or about July 1, 2018

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