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Lunar Dish Observatory Mission


SpaceDev to Design Lunar Dish Observatory Mission
July 24, 2003

POWAY, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SpaceDev (OTC Bulletin
Board: SPDV - News) has been awarded a contract by Lunar Enterprise of
California (LEC) for a first phase project to begin developing a conceptual
mission and spacecraft design for a lunar lander program. The unmanned
mission will be designed to put a small dish antenna near the south pole of
the Moon. From that location it will be in near-constant sunlight for solar
power generation, and should be able to perform multi-wavelength astronomy
while communicating with ground stations on Earth.

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