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07.11.12
Virgin Galactic unveils LauncherOne satellite vehicle
07.11.12

Virgin Galactic unveils LauncherOne satellite vehicle

Building a satellite, that's not really much of a problem anymore. Getting them launched, well, th...

By T. O'Brien,   07.11.12
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06.18.12
X-37B finally touches down, completing its not-so-secret classified mission (video)
06.18.12

X-37B finally touches down, completing its not-so-secret classified mission (video)

After more than a year of circling the globe, the US Air Force's X-37B has finally touched down at...

By T. O'Brien,   06.18.12
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06.18.12
ArduSat wants to put Arduino satellite, your experiments into orbit
06.18.12

ArduSat wants to put Arduino satellite, your experiments into orbit

Short of scoring a spot on the ISS experiment docket, putting your scientific aspirations into orb...

By S. Buckley,   06.18.12
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05.08.12
Plum Mobile lineup hands-on at CTIA 2012
05.08.12

Plum Mobile lineup hands-on at CTIA 2012

Little-known Plum Mobile appeared at CTIA with the four dual-SIM Android sets pictured above and t...

By S. Cooper,   05.08.12
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04.29.12
Animated video shows Orion spacecraft in orbit
04.29.12

Animated video shows Orion spacecraft in orbit

NASA may have pushed back the Orion spacecraft's test flight to 2014, but you can get an early gli...

By S. Silbert,   04.29.12
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03.21.12
ZTE's Tango-running Mimosa gets pictured, benchmarked (update: nope)
03.21.12

ZTE's Tango-running Mimosa gets pictured, benchmarked (update: nope)

If you thought ZTE's insatiable lust for Windows Phone handsets ended with the Tania and the Orbit...

By D. Cooper,   03.21.12
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03.09.12
Happy Biiiirthday Mr. USAF X-37B Robot Space Plane
03.09.12

Happy Biiiirthday Mr. USAF X-37B Robot Space Plane

The X-37B was only meant to stay up in space for a gestational nine months, but a full year has now...

By S. Sakr,   03.09.12
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02.13.12
ESA's Vega rocket takes flight, delivers low-tonnage objects to high places
02.13.12

ESA's Vega rocket takes flight, delivers low-tonnage objects to high places

On Monday, the European Space Agency (ESA) conducted a successful test of its newest projectile, th...

By A. Munchbach,   02.13.12
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01.02.12
NASA's GRAIL spacecrafts enter Moon's orbit, set to map its gravitational field in March
01.02.12

NASA's GRAIL spacecrafts enter Moon's orbit, set to map its gravitational field in March

Way back in September, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory sent a duo of Lockheed Martin-produced...

By J. Pollicino,   01.02.12
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