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Solar power, origami-style

( —As a high school student at a study program in Japan, Brian Trease would fold wrappers from fast-food cheeseburgers into cranes. He loved discovering different origami techniques in library books.

dateAug 15, 2014 in Space Exploration
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NASA sees another Earth-directed CME

On August 21, 2013 at 1:24 am EDT, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection, or CME, a solar phenomenon that can send billions of tons of particles into space and reach Earth one to three days later. These ...

dateAug 21, 2013 in Space Exploration
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GOES-R EXIS instrument ready for integration

The first of six instruments that will fly on GOES-R, NOAA's next-generation of geostationary operational environmental satellites, has been completed on schedule, seven months before its scheduled installation onto the spacecraft.

dateMay 02, 2013 in Space Exploration
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