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Proba-2 fuel tank refilled from 'solid gas'

Sometimes all it takes is fresh air to get a new lease of life. ESA’s Proba-2 microsatellite is a good example: an influx of nitrogen has replenished its fuel tank, in the process demonstrating a whole new space technology.

dateAug 25, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Image: Atlantis' final rollover

(PhysOrg.com) -- Shuttle Atlantis makes its final planned move from Orbiter Processing Facility-1 to the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

dateMay 18, 2011 in Space Exploration
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