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Feb 29, 2016 02:38 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Satellites can short-out if they encounter a surge of radiation in Earth orbit and a new study of the Van Allen belts' shape could help better protect them from this highly-charged environment.
Oct 26, 2015 02:51 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
A VR camera will be installed in the International Space Station's Cupola to give Earth a privileged view from orbit. Continue reading →
Oct 20, 2015 12:21 PM ET
Exploding in the news of late is the Kepler telescope's spotting of something strange and, so far, unexplained orbiting a nearby star. DNews separates fact from speculation.
Aug 3, 2015 03:25 PM ET // Leonard David, space.com
A team of engineers has been at work for the past three years to develop a space cleanup satellite. The intent is to eliminate threatening, human-made orbital debris.
Jun 22, 2015 06:30 AM ET // Adam Crowl, Icarus Interstellar
Exploring interstellar space would require a paradigm change in our way of thinking.
Jun 8, 2015 01:17 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Ground control teams hope to get confirmation early Monday that an experimental spacecraft successfully deployed its solar sail, a key milestone to prepare for an operational mission next year.
May 19, 2015 06:55 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
The NASA payload aims to test how the space environment affects certain materials.
Mar 28, 2015 12:40 PM ET // AFP
Russia on Saturday announced initial plans to build a new orbital space station together with NASA to replace the International Space Station (ISS), which is set to operate until 2024.
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