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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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10.17.12
Visualized: Cubesat micro-orbiters slip into space to flash Earth in Morse code
10.17.12

Visualized: Cubesat micro-orbiters slip into space to flash Earth in Morse code

Japan's four-inch FITSAT-1 orbiters were released from Japan's Kibo laboratory on the ISS last wee...

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10.05.12
Japan's LED-stacked cubesat will burn Morse code into the heavens
10.05.12

Japan's LED-stacked cubesat will burn Morse code into the heavens

If you thought cloud writing was cool, then how about a message from space burnt into the night sk...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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