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FASTSAT Mission Update

The FASTSat Mini-Me and PISA instruments are successfully performing science observations as the TTI instrument continues sensor optimization.

dateMar 14, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Catching space weather in the act

Close to the globe, Earth's magnetic field wraps around the planet like a gigantic spherical web, curving in to touch Earth at the poles. But this isn't true as you get further from the planet. As you move to the high altitudes ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Long distance, top secret messages

When the military needs to send the key to encrypted data across the world, it can't necessarily rely on today's communication lines, where the message could be covertly intercepted. But physicists at the Georgia Institute ...

dateOct 19, 2010 in Quantum Physics
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