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Comment: India's Mars Orbiter - gleopold - 10/3/2014
Comment: Re: Splash Down? - gleopold - 9/18/2014
Slideshow: Boeing, SpaceX Take US Back to Space Station
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9/17/2014   7 comments
NASA tapped Boeing Co., the safe but more expensive choice, and upstart Space Exploration Technologies Inc., or SpaceX, on Sept. 16 to provide spacecraft and launchers that would deliver astronauts and perhaps even space tourists to the space station by as early as 2017.
Mars Probe Looks for Atmosphere 'Lost in Space'
News & Analysis  
9/12/2014   2 comments
NASA's latest Martian probe is fast approaching the Red Planet to begin exploring its upper atmosphere, ionosphere and interactions with the solar wind to determine why our once-watery planetary neighbor has evolved into a barren, frozen world.
DARPA's Chip Office Reboots to Tackle Cost & Complexity
News & Analysis  
7/23/2014   3 comments
DARPA's Microelectronics Technology Office, the source of much chip innovation over the past two decades, is now at the forefront of efforts to solve nagging cost and complexity issues that plague many modern weapon systems.
Comment: NYT on OCO-2 - gleopold - 6/30/2014
Comment: Re: Worth the Read - gleopold - 6/23/2014
Patient, Heal Thyself!: How an Army Vet Did While Helping His Comrades
News & Analysis  
6/19/2014   10 comments
Veteran Justin Minyard, a 9/11 first responder at the Pentagon who went on to serve tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, insists medical technology saved his life.
NASA Satellite to Map Carbon Emissions Using Plant 'Glow'
News & Analysis  
6/10/2014   8 comments
NASA will try again this summer to launch an Earth observation satellite that will use a novel fluorescence sensor to help measure atmospheric CO2 and ultimately map carbon sources and carbon sinks on Earth.
NASA Laser Demo Promises Interplanetary Internet
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5/9/2014   15 comments
A successful laser communications demonstration in lunar orbit serves as a precursor to an even more ambitious laser relay demonstration scheduled for 2017.
10 Space Exploration Trends to Watch
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4/16/2014   14 comments
The machines continue to perform splendidly across the solar system. Yet the uncertainty that now besets the American space program stems from Earth-bound policy failures and a singular lack of imagination.


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