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SAS

Abbrev. for Small Astronomical Satellite. Any of a series of US X-ray and gamma-ray astronomy satellites of the 1970s. SAS–1, later named Uhuru, was launched in Dec. 1970. It was devoted entirely to X-ray astronomy and provided a wealth of data. SAS–2, launched in Nov. 1972, carried equipment, including a spark chamber, for gamma-ray measurements while SAS–3, launched in May 1975, carried X-ray detectors.

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SAS

(1) See also SSA.

(2) (Spectrum Access System) See 3.5 GHz band.

(3) The serial version of the SCSI interface. See serial attached SCSI.

(4) (SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, www.sas.com) A software company that specializes in business analytics, founded in 1976. See SAS System.

(5) (Single Attached Station) See FDDI.
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I've been working with our friends at ShopKo for more than a decade," said Lori Schafer, Vice President of the SAS Global Retail Practice.
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