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Mighty Eagle gets a new view

( —The Mighty Eagle, NASA's robotic prototype lander managed out of NASA"s Marshall Space Flight Center, recently completed a test series to monitor its systems functionality after coming out of winter storage. ...

dateMay 31, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Wind farms get pass on eagle deaths

It's the not-so-green secret of the nation's wind-energy boom: Spinning turbines are killing thousands of federally protected birds, including eagles, each year.

dateMay 14, 2013 in Ecology
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'Mighty Eagle' lander aces major exam

(—Completing this round of flight test objectives, the "Mighty Eagle," a NASA robotic prototype lander, flew to an altitude of 100 feet and descended gently to a controlled landing during a successful free flight ...

dateSep 06, 2012 in Space Exploration
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