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Satellites Could Be Deorbited Using New Gossamer Sail
2013-12-22 03:34:52

Researchers from the University of Surrey have developed a new method to bring aging satellites back to Earth so that they no longer pose a threat to spacecraft or other probes by continuing to orbit in a nonworking state.

Sounds Of Space
2013-12-20 16:31:24

A scientist from the University of Leicester is helping to reveal the sounds of space by using satellite data.

ESA's Defunct GOCE Satellite Expected To Fall Back To Earth Soon
2013-11-07 10:14:38

Beware of falling satellites this weekend, as a European Space Agency (ESA) probe that had been mapping the planet’s gravitational field is expected to plummet back to Earth within the next few days.

2013-10-22 23:24:55

InventHelp, America's Leading Inventor Service Company, is based in Pittsburgh, and is submitting the Chest Mount R/C to companies for their review. Pittsburgh,

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.

2012 Robot Hall Of Fame – Vote Now!
2012-08-21 12:17:49

Let’s admit it, we all have a thing for robots. As such, it’s only fair to give them their due and honor them in an annual, vote-based popularity contest.

2012-08-13 13:03:21

New algorithms allow an autonomous robotic plane to dodge obstacles in a subterranean parking garage, without the use of GPS.

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2012-08-11 09:04:21

MIT researchers have completed a series of flight tests in which an autonomous robotic plane successfully navigates its way among pillars in a parking garage.

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2012-08-11 08:57:40

Scientists have engineered a soft autonomous robot that crawls across surfaces similar to how an earthworm moves.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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