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A Satellite Mishap Is Letting Physicists Test Einstein's Theory of Relativity
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When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, right? That, at least, is the motto the European Space Agency seems to have embraced with respect to two wayward satellites, which are being repurposed to provide the most accurate assessment yet of how gravity affects the passage of time.Read more... (added: Nov 15, 2015 at 01:42 am)

US, Mexico sign deal on sharing satellite data directly
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MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The United States and Mexico have signed a deal for Mexico to receive land-surface imagery and data directly from a U.S.-operated satellite.... (added: Nov 13, 2015 at 02:42 pm)

Business Briefing: U.N. Agreement Will Allow Satellite Tracking of Planes
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A deal reached at a United Nations meeting opens the way for satellite tracking of airliners, a breakthrough motivated by the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner. (added: Nov 11, 2015 at 05:42 pm)

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