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TFOT 2013 Round-Up: Year in Review

TFOT 2013 Round-Up: Year in Review

Although some tech enthusiasts considered 2013 to be a “blah” year for technology, we have found that it was a year that drastically improved existing technologies while laying the groundwork for even better ones to emerge in the future. While ...

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NanoSail-D – A Solar Sail in Space

NanoSail-D – A Solar Sail in Space

NASA researchers in collaboration with a team from Ames Research Center are planning to launch a solar sail dubbed NanoSail-D from Omelek Island in the Pacific Ocean during a window extending from July 29th to August 6th. If successful, NanoSail-D ...

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Falcon 1 Reaches Orbit and Disappears

Falcon 1 Reaches Orbit and Disappears

The California based company SpaceX (Space Exploration Technologies Corporation) launched on Tuesday, 20 March 2007 its Falcon 1 rocket into space. The Falcon 1 was able to reach an altitude of approximately 200 miles (half the planned altitude) before disappearing ...

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