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Dec 11, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A new laser link with the International Space Station could do what optical fiber has done for internet access on Earth -- by turning orbital communications from painfully slow dial-up to blazing-fast broadband. Continue reading
Dec 10, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
SpaceX will apparently attempt something truly epic during next week's cargo launch to the International Space Station.
A new project aims to turn interstellar navigation into an invaluable asset for the future of spaceflight and a useful educational tool.
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.
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