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02.12.14
NASA's building a satellite refueling robot platform that works... in space
02.12.14

NASA's building a satellite refueling robot platform that works... in space

Currently, every satellite put into orbit will become interstellar refuse, destined to be tracked...

By M. Gorman,   02.12.14
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08.25.12
Alt-week 8.25.12: robotic noses, Nodosaurs and Space X launches again
08.25.12

Alt-week 8.25.12: robotic noses, Nodosaurs and Space X launches again

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

By J. Trew,   08.25.12
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12.19.11
NASA finds smallest ever black hole by its 'heartbeat' (video)
12.19.11

NASA finds smallest ever black hole by its 'heartbeat' (video)

NASA's found the smallest black hole it's ever seen, thanks to the Rossi X-Ray Timing Explorer...

By D. Cooper,   12.19.11
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12.14.11
NASA building a harpoon to fire at comets, suddenly renders plot of 'Armageddon' plausible (video)
12.14.11

NASA building a harpoon to fire at comets, suddenly renders plot of 'Armageddon' plausible (video)

Whatever Michael Bay uses to propel that "high-concept" imagination of his, he's obviously pass...

By D. Cooper,   12.14.11
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09.20.10
Visualized: NASA's lunar laser light show
09.20.10

Visualized: NASA's lunar laser light show

NASA's been quietly shooting lasers at the moon -- and the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, specifical...

By D. Melanson,   09.20.10
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