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Uncovering what lies beneath

A key feature of the James Webb Space Telescope is helping to shed light on what goes on underneath boats in stormy weather and around the structures of offshore oilrigs.

dateAug 01, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Image: ATV docking ring

The docking ring used by ESA's Automated Transfer Vehicle cargo spacecraft for five missions to the International Space Station is displayed in the laboratory corridor of ESA's technical heart in the Netherlands.

dateJul 27, 2016 in Space Exploration
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NASA scans Tropical Storm Frank's winds

RapidScat is an instrument that flies aboard the International Space Station and measures winds over an ocean surface. RapidScat provided a look at the winds around Tropical Storm Frank in the Eastern Pacific and saw strongest ...

dateJul 25, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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