China has deployed 10 satellite s to help in the massive air and sea search for a missing Malaysian airliner, the People's Liberation Army Daily said on Tuesday. The satellite s will use high-resolution earth imaging capabilities, visible light imaging and other technol....(more)
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Igniting a surge of three GPS satellite launches in the next five months, a Delta 4 rocket blazed a trail of fire into the Florida sky Thursday night. The new bird will become a primary broadcasting satellite when it becomes operational by May.
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The US Naval Observatory is home to a set of incredibly precise atomic clocks that record America's official time. The clocks, and the service they provide, are presided over by Dr. Demetrios Matsakis, chief scientist for the observatory's time services department. Dr. Matsakis calls the clocks of the observatory his "babies." T....(more)
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Space Tethered Autonomous Robotic Satellite -2 designed to harness space debris and make orbital lanes safe for explorationIt sounds like an idea for a niche movie aimed at sci-fi anoraks: a floating magnetic net that harnesses tonnes of wayward space junk and makes the overcrowded orbital lanes above Earth'....(more)
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As China waits for news of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, most of whose passengers were Chinese, its military said it had redeployed 10 satellites to aid the search.
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