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NASA's Space Robot Repairmen Makes More Strides
2012-06-30 10:00:17

NASA announced on Thursday that it completed another successful round of Robotic Refueling Mission (RRM) operations on the International Space Station.

2012-05-25 09:24:34

The Boeing Company has successfully completed a new milestone in the development of software that will operate its Crew Space Transportation (CST) spacecraft.

X-37B Passes One Year Milestone, Still In Orbit
2012-03-09 09:04:34

The US Air Force’s X-37B spacecraft, an experimental miniature space shuttle launched last March, has just passed the one year mark in space, with no signs of returning to Earth anytime soon.

Image 1 - Spacecraft Seal Tested To Verify Computer Models
2012-03-08 05:02:35

An Akron researcher is designing computer prediction models to test potential new docking seals that will better preserve breathable cabin air for astronauts living aboard the International Space Station and other NASA spacecraft.

NASA May Develop Fueling Station In Space
2011-10-24 11:29:11

The New York Times reported on Saturday that NASA is considering plans to place fuel stations in space for spacecraft to fill back up before heading to the moon or Mars.

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2011-07-12 05:45:00

The US government is laying the groundwork for an entire new industry to service satellites in orbit.


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  • A volcanic mudflow.
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