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Kids Are The Stars
2013-08-23 07:15:21

It is one thing to be inspired; it is another thing to inspire someone else. It is in another league to lead an entire elementary school in building a real spacecraft to fly in space.

Restoration To At-Risk Areas Directed By NASA's Landsat Satellite Data
2013-08-21 10:21:57

While the 138,000-acre Silver Fire still smoldered, forest restoration specialists were on the job.

Now Spend Afterlife In Orbit Thanks To Elysium Space
2013-08-12 09:33:41

According to Greek mythology, Elysium is the realm designated for the heroic and the brave to live once they pass into the afterlife. Now one San Francisco company of the same name wants to bring this same kind of treatment to the general public.

Alphasat Launches Successfully
2013-07-26 08:23:34

Working together with British telecomm company Inmarsat, the ESA's largest and most advanced satellite Alphasat was successfully launched into orbit yesterday.

Seasat Blazed The Trail For Many Mission
2013-06-28 05:27:14

Thirty-five years ago this week, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory launched an experimental satellite called Seasat, with the mission to study Earth and its seas. An unexpected malfunction ended the mission after just 106 days, leading some to look on the satellite as a failure.


Latest Satellites Reference Libraries

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Iridium Satellite -- The Iridium satellite constellation is also a system of 66 active communication satellites and spares around the earth. Named for the element Iridium, it was originally to have 77 active satellites, but was later redesigned to have its current number, though the name was retained. Iridium allowed worldwide voice and data communications using handheld devices. The Iridium service once failed financially and the earth stations were shut down. Its financial...

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Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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