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Jun 30, 2015 01:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Could 'targeted' LEDs be the future of extraterrestrial horticulture? According to researchers, these tiny electrical components could lead a revolution in fine-tuning food production off (and on) Earth.
Jun 30, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Like many rocket launch companies, SpaceX learned some its most valuable lessons from the school of hard knocks before nailing an impressive string of 18 successful Falcon 9 missions.
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 18, 2015 07:31 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Next week, Discovery News will be participating in the Convergence conference -- a meeting of some of the greatest physics minds on the planet.
Jun 18, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Ready for your close-up? How spacecraft changed our image of moons, planets and other objects in our solar system.
Jun 18, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
NASA hopes to match commercial efforts in the future satellite-repair industry.
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.
Jun 5, 2015 07:19 PM ET // Irene Klotz
It’s been a bumpy ride for a prototype solar sail spacecraft, which was put into orbit two weeks ago by the Atlas 5 rocket that carried the Air Force’s X-37B robotic space plane.
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