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Sep 1, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
Images from orbit capture the wide range of urban development on the planet.
Aug 18, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Two shipments of Dove satellites never made it to orbit in recent months, but the company says it hasn't been unduly slowed down in its quest to map the world.
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 29, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
As multi-million dollar spacecraft crawl across our solar system, they could bring smaller passengers with them -- these tiny vehicles are called CubeSats and they've so far done a great job colonizing low Earth orbit.
Jun 18, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
NASA hopes to match commercial efforts in the future satellite-repair industry.
May 27, 2015 04:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A heated battle that spread to federal courtrooms and the U.S. Congress ended on Tuesday with the U.S. Air Force clearing Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX to fly military and national security satellites.
May 18, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A Russian-built rocket failed during a communications satellite launch over the weekend, dealing another blow to the nation's space program.
Mar 17, 2015 12:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A previously undiscovered moon crater has been provisionally named after the famous US aviator Amelia Earhart.
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