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Image: AIM's asteroid lander

Engineers recently began the preliminary design of ESA's Asteroid Impact Mission mission concept and are including a lander. If the mission comes to fruition touchdown would occur in late 2022.

dateApr 15, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Airplanes finally go hybrid-electric

An aircraft with a parallel hybrid engine – the first ever to be able to recharge its batteries in flight – has been successfully tested in the UK, an important early step towards cleaner, low-carbon ...

dateDec 23, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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NASA pilots train for Antarctic flying

Pilots and flight engineers with NASA's Operation IceBridge traveled to Jacksonville, Fla., to prepare for the mission's recently concluded Antarctic campaign. There the flight crews spent time training in ...

dateDec 12, 2013 in Engineering
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