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NASA Ready to Launch New Satellite
News story originally written on June 11, 1999

NASA has revealed a new satellite! The Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE) will be launched on June 23, 1999. It will help scientists find evidence for the Big Bang.

FUSE will look at a special gas that was made right after the Big Bang. Scientists hope this will help us look back in time. It will orbit the Earth every 100 minutes.

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