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Image: Tricorder

This gadget looks like a precursor to the devices medical officers use to scan patients in science fiction, and it is not far off. The MyotonPRO tests muscle tension and stiffness.

dateJul 10, 2018 in Space Exploration
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ICESat-2 lasers pass final ground test

On June 23, ICESat-2 engineers at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California successfully finished the final ground-based test of the lasers, which are part of the satellite's sole instrument called the Advanced Topographic ...

dateJul 10, 2018 in Space Exploration
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Image: A closer view of the moon

Posted to Twitter by @Astro_Alex, European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst, this image shows our planet's Moon as seen from the International Space Station. As he said in the tweet, "By orbiting the Earth almost 16 ...

dateJul 10, 2018 in Space Exploration
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