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Fleshka [NASA]

Fleshka ("Flash Drive") is a small, passive memorial package released from the ISS consisting of a bag of towels attached to a commemorative flash drive with videos about World War II and messages to celebrate the 70th anniversary of 'Victory Day'.

It is not quite clear, when Fleshka was launched to the ISS. Likely it was onboard of Progress-MS.

Release of Fleshka was made by hand during a spacewalk (EVA) in the aft-nadir direction from ISS. Deployment occurred on 3 February 2016 at 12:22 UTC.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Memorial
Configuration: Towel-bag with flash-drive
Propulsion: None
Power: None
Lifetime: few weeks
Orbit: 396 km × 408 km, 51.64
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Fleshka 1998-067HS 21.12.2015 ? Ba LC-31/6 Soyuz-2-1a with Progress-MS ?

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