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NASA’s Deep Space Atomic Clock Mission Completed

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Deep Space Atomic Clock (DSCA) mission, that aims to test the feasibility of using an onboard atomic clock to improve spacecraft navigation in deep space, has been completed.

The instrument is hosted on General Atomics-built Orbital Test Bed (OTB) spacecraft that was launched aboard the Department of Defense Space Test Program 2 mission June 25, 2019.

On September 18, 2021, the mission was successfully completed, NASA announced on October 5.

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