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Over the course of the MAST project the researchers have shrunk cyclocopters from being behemoths weighing half a kilogram to svelte devices that tip the scales at less than 30 grams.
Its launch costs per kilogram, according to the cost analysis, are about 50 percent more than those of SpaceX. Perhaps because of this, Orbital ATK has yet to use its Antares rocket for any non-NASA purposes.
Nanosatellites: Artificial satellites weighing less than 10 kilograms (about 22 pounds), sometimes deployed as part of a communicative swarm.
Abdelmajid pleaded guilty in April to interstate transportation in aid of racketeering enterprises, conspiracy to traffic in contraband cigarettes and conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute at least 1 kilogram of heroin.
Months after her arrest, Cheatham pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute at least 5 kilograms of cocaine.
Courtesy of Naadam Cashmere manufacturing is a complex ecosystem riddled with middlemen who sell the processed fabric for $150 per kilogram, while herders themselves get only $20 of that.
The indictment also charges Kwan with conspiracy to distribute more than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana, beginning about June 2014 and continuing until his arrest last August.
The study involving 64 water treatment plants also found about 3,000 kilograms of silver, equivalent to about $1.7 million.
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The original concept of the kilogram, as the mass of a cubic decimeter of water (a bit more than a quart), was adopted as the base unit of mass by the new revolutionary government of France in 1793. In 1875, in the Treaty of the Meter, 17 countries, including the U.S., adopted the French kilogram as an international standard. In 1889 a new international standard for the kilogram, a metal bar made of platinum iridium, was agreed to; President Benjamin Harrison officially received the 1-kilogram cylinder for the U.S. in 1890. But no one uses that bar very often; for all practical purposes, a kilogram equals 2.2 pounds.
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