Hunting Prospero

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Deployment of Prospero on display at the British Science Museum . Image credit: Martin Addison/Wikimedia Commons under a Attribution Share-Alike 2.0 license

A relic of the early Space Age turns 44 years old this week.

The United Kingdom’s first and only successful space launch using a UK-built rocket is still visible in low Earth orbit today, if you know exact where and how to look for it.

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© David Dickinson for Universe Today, 2015. |
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