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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.
Jun 15, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Views from around the world: Downpours pick up as the atmosphere warms and a star-shape fort is captured from space. Plus: Is the new Bay Bridge shaky?
Jun 4, 2015 04:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Earth and Mars will be on opposite sides of the sun this month, meaning we'll lose contact with our beloved Mars rovers and orbiters.
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.
Apr 22, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Silicon Valley data scientists are teaming up with conservationists to predict where and when the planet's jungles will be cut down.
Apr 13, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
NASA's Aqua satellite was in a unique position to capture spring's arrival on the East Coast.
Mar 31, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The Aral Sea is shrinking, leaving a dried-up white lakebed where there used to be blue water. But in the eyes of a radar satellite, the sea's shores look like a colorful abstract painting.
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