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04.10.13
US budget has NASA planning to capture an asteroid, USAF reviving DSCOVR (video)
04.10.13

US budget has NASA planning to capture an asteroid, USAF reviving DSCOVR (video)

Many have lamented the seeming decline of the US space program. While we're not expecting an immed...

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12.12.12
USAF relaunches its first X-37B on a slightly less mysterious spaceflight
12.12.12

USAF relaunches its first X-37B on a slightly less mysterious spaceflight

The US Air Force's aims with each X-37B mission continue to be shrouded in secrecy, but we're lear...

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12.06.12
SpaceX lands a pair of plum US Air Force contracts for its Falcon rockets
12.06.12

SpaceX lands a pair of plum US Air Force contracts for its Falcon rockets

SpaceX vehicles have proved themselves thus far to be highly capable cargo-toters for hungry astro...

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10.23.12
Boeing tests microwave missile that knocks out electronics, represents our worst nightmare (video)
10.23.12

Boeing tests microwave missile that knocks out electronics, represents our worst nightmare (video)

Forget bombs or the robopocalypse. In our minds, the most fearsome weapon is the one that disables...

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09.25.12
MIT's real-time indoor mapping system uses Kinect, lasers to aid rescue workers
09.25.12

MIT's real-time indoor mapping system uses Kinect, lasers to aid rescue workers

We've seen the Kinect put to use to help you find your groceries, but the sensor's image processin...

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08.08.12
NASA's X-48C hybrid wing-body plane completes first test flight
08.08.12

NASA's X-48C hybrid wing-body plane completes first test flight

After planting a rover firmly on Mars' surface and testing a new methane-fueled lander, NASA has s...

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07.11.12
Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter cockpit demonstrator hands-on (video)
07.11.12

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter cockpit demonstrator hands-on (video)

We spend hundreds of hours on board a variety of airplanes each year, most often en-route to a tra...

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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...

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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...

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