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Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) constellation of eight smallsats. Not to be confused with Cygnus, the expendable cargo spacecraft that services the ISS.

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CYGNSS launch - a lot of unpowered coasting

I've just watched the live CYGNSS launch, and I'm wondering why there was so much unpowered coasting between stage 2 burnout and stage 3 ignition? The vehicle was not yet in orbit, so presumably it ...
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