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“space technology”

Nov 20, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
NASA engineers think they have figured out a better way to both navigate and communicate far out in deep space.
Nov 17, 2014 12:45 PM ET // Leonard David, space.com
Scientists tested a scaled-down version of the external occulter in the Nevada desert.
Nov 17, 2014 04:06 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The orbiting Rosetta spacecraft photographed the path of the Philae lander as it descended, bounced and drifted into a ditch. Continue reading →
Oct 13, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Robotic systems inspired by elephant trunks, octopus arms and other structures found in nature could have a variety of space applications.
Sep 21, 2014 10:05 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Supplies, including the first 3-D printer in space and a troop of 20 mice, are on their way to the Space Station.
Aug 21, 2014 04:35 PM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
NASA is testing robots that will work together to find minerals, metals and more in space.
Aug 19, 2014 06:30 PM ET // Rob Coppinger, SPACE.com Contributor
Engine technology being developed for a British space plane could also find its way into hypersonic aircraft built by the U.S. military.
Aug 2, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A microwave thruster system that needs no propellant generates a small amount of thrust regardless.
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