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“Satellites”

Mar 28, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The limits of technology are conflicting with human expectations in the hunt for Malaysian Airlines flight 370.
Mar 25, 2014 08:32 AM ET // Nic Halverson
StratoBus, a hybrid drone satellite, is expected to carry out missions high above air traffic and jet streams. Continue reading →
Mar 5, 2014 01:53 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Social networking giant Facebook might be investing in solar-powered unmanned drones that would provide affordable Internet access to remote areas. Continue reading →
Feb 26, 2014 12:45 PM ET // Charles Q. Choi, IEEE Spectrum
Scientists are exploring ways to disperse electrons in space in order to prevent high-energy particles from shorting out sensitive electronics.
Feb 25, 2014 10:28 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Hundreds of miniature satellites in low Earth orbit would transmit data streams from several hundred ground stations. Continue reading →
Feb 13, 2014 01:15 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A new method of identifying and counting whales uses high resolution satellite imagery. Continue reading →
Feb 4, 2014 02:35 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Usually this room tests satellites, but it could also kill you with sound. Continue reading →
Jan 24, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Is bigger better? When it comes to machines, vehicles, robots and Ferris wheels, the answer is almost always, yes.
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