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The Joint Air Force-Weber State University Satellite (JAWSAT) is an American military mini-satellite launched aboard a Minotaur rocket on January 27, 2000 from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in California.[1] After its own launch, JAWSAT deployed four microsatellites: FalconSAT-1, OCSE, OPAL, and ASUSat.[2] JAWSAT also carried NASA's Plasma Experiment Satellite Test (PEST).

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  1. ^ "Ham operators will get to help NASA with space experiment.". http://science1.nasa.gov/. NASA. 4 November 1999. Retrieved 7 April 2014.  External link in |website= (help)
  2. ^ "SPACEWARN Bulletin Number 555". NASA Space Science Data Coordinated Archive. NASA. 1 February 2000. Retrieved 7 April 2014.