Refueling

07.02.16
China successfully refuels a satellite in orbit
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China successfully refuels a satellite in orbit

The very rare feat will keep the country's satellites alive for a while longer.

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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...

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01.26.13
Canada's Dextre robot refuels faux satellite from the ISS in first-of-a-kind test
01.26.13

Canada's Dextre robot refuels faux satellite from the ISS in first-of-a-kind test

Move over, Canadarm. You may have helped the space shuttle fleet repair the Hubble Telescope and b...

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07.14.11
NASA robotic gas station successfully installed -- our Jetsonian dreams (almost) fulfilled
07.14.11

NASA robotic gas station successfully installed -- our Jetsonian dreams (almost) fulfilled

So we won't be zipping around with wife and kids in a flying car anytime soon, but NASA brought u...

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05.11.11
Shell opens America's first pipelined hydrogen-fueling station in Southern California
05.11.11

Shell opens America's first pipelined hydrogen-fueling station in Southern California

Residents of SoCal's Torrance should consider themselves lucky, as they're now living in America'...

By R. Lai,   05.11.11
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03.10.11
NASA's Global Hawk completes unmanned airborne refueling simulation, will do it for real next year (video)
03.10.11

NASA's Global Hawk completes unmanned airborne refueling simulation, will do it for real next year (video)

While some bot makers are busying themselves designing AI to simulate humans' natural and distinct...

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08.05.09
Orbiting fuel stations proposed for trips to the Moon, Mars, and beyond
08.05.09

Orbiting fuel stations proposed for trips to the Moon, Mars, and beyond

A US government panel, summoned by el presidente to review the future of human space travel, has ex...

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04.08.07
ASTRO satellite hooks spacecraft up with fuel whilst orbiting
04.08.07

ASTRO satellite hooks spacecraft up with fuel whilst orbiting

Launching a few birds into space is quite a feat in its own right, but pumping hydrazine fuel into a...

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09.30.06
Pair of new Ace Combat trailers
09.30.06

Pair of new Ace Combat trailers

Ace Combat fans will be excited by the new (highly promotional) preview of the upcoming PSP-exclusiv...

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