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Artist’s Concept of a SEP (Solar Electric Propulsion System)

Using advanced Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) technologies is an essential part of future missions into deep space with larger payloads. The use of robotics and advanced SEP technologies like this concept of an SEP-based spacecraft during NASA mission to find, … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: Deep Space Industries plans on mining asteroids in space by the year 2015

Deep Space Industries, a newly established private company, has announced it plans to deploy a mining company into space by the year 2015 with the goal of extracting raw materials from nearby asteroids. The asteroids are believed to contain gases … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: NEO 2012 DA14 passes by the Earth very closely

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A Near Earth Object (NEO) just skims by Earth and we didn’t even know about it until 5 days prior to reaching Earth

A A shudder of air and a quick streak of light were the only signs of an asteroid’s near-Earth flyby nearly two months ago on June 27th, 2011. Asteroid 2011 MD isn’t this year’s closest approach by a near-Earth object, … Continue reading

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