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Pre-flight simulations on the ground could enhance success in space
October 27, 2017
An aero-astro team’s virtual-reality toolkit aims to create realistic flight plans for CubeSat swarms.
Debbie Senesky: Developing electronics for the extremes of space
October 16, 2017
Stanford’s Russ Altman and Debbie Senesky discuss why silicon, the bedrock of terrestrial electronics, doesn't have the right stuff to help us explore hot spots like Venus.
Per Enge: How safe and secure is GPS?
September 18, 2017
Getting lost seems to be a thing of the past. But who controls the satellite system the world relies on, what are the threats to the system and what can we do about it?
Robert Cannon, known for his visionary work on robotics, dies at 93
August 25, 2017
The professor emeritus of aeronautics and astronautics launched Stanford’s Aerospace Robotics Lab and helped design the device that successfully tested the theory of relativity.
Can satellites that cause artificial eclipses help find other planets?
August 8, 2017
When the moon blocks the sun during an eclipse we can see around its edges. Satellites being developed at Stanford seek to use that concept to find planets orbiting distant stars.
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