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Space Weather Damaging Satellites
2013-09-16 14:32:14

Scientists say space weather could be causing some satellite malfunctions due to high-energy electrons.

Student Interns Finish Preliminary Design Of NASA CubeSat Mission
2013-09-12 05:32:12

Student interns have completed their 10-week term at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center designing a CubeSat under the Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate.

Giving CubeSats Greater Reach In Space
2013-09-07 04:49:46

Making space exploration cheaper and more accessible, “CubeSats” and other small satellites can be launched into orbit at a fraction of the weight and cost of traditional satellites.

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.


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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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.