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NASA's ISS-RapidScat Earth science mission ends

NASA's International Space Station Rapid Scatterometer (ISS-RapidScat) Earth science instrument has ended operations following a successful two-year mission aboard the space station. The mission launched Sept. 21, 2014, and ...

dateNov 29, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Image: Antenna market opening

A 5 m-diameter antenna, designed for orbital operations, seen after a test deployment. Large reflectors are increasingly required for telecommunications, science and Earth observation missions.

dateNov 24, 2016 in Space Exploration
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