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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?
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.
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.
July 14, 2017
​Space robots traveling through space, hauling debris, and exploring distant asteroids, may hold the key to problems facing drones and autonomous cars on Earth.
May 11, 2017
When tiny particles of space debris slam into satellites, the collision could cause the emission of hardware-frying radiation. Christopher Intagliata reports.