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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.
Space robot technology can help autonomous vehicles here at home
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.
How swarms of small satellites could revolutionize space exploration
October 4, 2016
A team of small satellites would give missions greater flexibility at a lower cost. First up: developing autonomous systems that let them navigate together.
Students show that low-cost balloons can do real high-altitude studies
August 3, 2016
In a series of launches, including a 70-hour world record for flight time, undergraduates show how to do atmospheric research with a latex balloon system that costs about $1,000.
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