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NASA is embracing small satellite designs, from tiny CubeSats to micro-satellites. These miniature marvels are providing many ways to collect science data and to demonstrate new technologies.
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Ascend XYZ in Denmark has developed a service to help airports to comply with airside safety regulations. The service uses satellites and aircraft combined with smart web-based software to record and monitor potential obstacles that encroach on restricted zones at airports and therefore pose a risk to flight safety. This project was supported within ESA's ARTES Applications programme.
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Arianespace has successfully launched the Sentinel-2B satellite for the European Commission within the scope of a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA).
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NASA monitors Earth's vital signs from land, air and space with a fleet of satellites and ambitious airborne and ground-based observation campaigns.
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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The launch vehicle is carrying a Dragon spacecraft on SpaceX CRS-10, the company's tenth commercial resupply services mission to deliver cargo to the International Space Station.
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What would it be like to actually land on Pluto? This movie was made from more than 100 images taken by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft over six weeks of approach and close flyby in the summer of 2015.
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Data from Landsat satellites, a joint mission of NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey, have been critical to helping the Jane Goodall Institute in their work to protect chimpanzees and their habitat. In this video, Goodall and JGI scientist Lilian Pintea discuss the transformational role of seeing changing habitats from above.
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NASA Centennial Challenges wants YOUR help building a 3-D printed habitat on Mars. NASA and its partners are holding a $2.5 million competition to build a 3D printed habitat for deep space exploration, including the agency’s journey to Mars.
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2016 has been an eventful and promising year for ESA’s ExoMars mission. After successfully placing the Trace Gas Orbiter into Mars’ orbit on Oct. 19, the orbiter has sent back its first images, tested its instruments and performed in orbit calibration measurements and health checks.
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Scientists at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center are developing a new way to use satellite observations of magnetic fields to measure heat stored in the ocean.