A robonaut prototype working on the International Space Station. A NASA plan would place robots on unmanned stations to service Earth orbiting satellites. (Photo: NASA/JPL)

NASA Wants To Build Robotic Gas Stations In Space

Orbiting stations would be able to repair and refuel existing satellites.


File photo of a launch at Cape Canaveral. (credit: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/GettyImages)

SpaceX Launches Cluster Of Commercial Satellites

The SpaceX company has launched a rocket packed with communication satellites.


NASA launches rockets to probe solar outbursts. (credit: NASA)

NASA Launches Satellites To Explore Treacherous Radiation Belts

Twin satellites rocketed into orbit Thursday on a quest to explore Earth’s treacherous radiation belts and protect the planet from solar outbursts.


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