biosatellite


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biosatellite

(ˌbaɪəʊˈsætəlaɪt)
n
(Biology) an artificial satellite for carrying living organisms
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However, a myriad other space technologies are currently being developed such as an Interplanetary Internet, a World Space Observatory and a Mars Gravity Biosatellite to uphold the media infrastructure and practices that humans have begun to implement in outer space.
The first successful in-orbit plant experiments were flown on Biosatellite II, a free-flying platform that was placed in orbit for three days in 1967 and returned to Earth by parachute.
He became a leading consultant on the 1969 Biosatellite 3 project which sent a pig-tailed monkey called Bonnie into space.