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How to dock CubeSats

The miniature satellites known as CubeSats already play a variety of roles in space. In future they could also serve as the building blocks of other, larger missions by being docked together in orbit.

dateAug 17, 2016 in Space Exploration
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European aircraft to use satellite communication

The European aviation sector is planning to introduce satellite communication between aircraft and the ground, resulting in fewer zig-zag flight paths, reductions in CO2 emissions, and saved time and money. Norwegian researchers ...

dateAug 10, 2016 in Engineering
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NASA sees Tropical Storm Lionrock sonsolidating

NASA's Terra satellite captured a visible image of Tropical Storm Lionrock that revealed the storm is consolidating and strengthening. Lionrock is moving through the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and away from Honshu, the big ...

date20 hours ago in Earth Sciences
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