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Problems with turning solar energy in space into useable energy on Earth have kept space solar stuck in the land of science fiction since the 1960s. But JAXA is optimistic.
A French architect is looking to the crowd to help fund an underwater vessel to explore the "lungs of our planet."
In space, blood and bodily fluids can't be contained during a surgery, so for medical emergencies, astronauts must be evacuated to Earth. A new tool could make astro-surgery possible.
The US Air Force's $3.5bn Space Fence surveillance system is designed to detect satellites and debris in low Earth orbit, and its first radar station will be based in the Marshall Islands.
Scientists are working on a space-based solar power station that would capture sunlight and then use microwaves or lasers to beam the energy back to earth.
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To explain the impact of solar storms or space weather on our vulnerable digital systems here on Earth Smart Planet spoke with Bill Murtagh at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.
The predicted impact on the Earth of the Sun's recent energetic Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) happened on Thursday at 1100 GMT, the American National Weather Service's Space Weather Center has reported."The coronal mass ejection (CME) associated with the R3 (Strong) Radio Blackout event from 0024 UTC March 7 (7:24 p.
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"Beyond Planet Earth," on view at the American Museum of Natural History, presents the next-generation of space-related gear and gadgets, from clothing prototypes to vehicles and habitats.
Recent time lapse videos taken from the International Space Station offer more than just an awe-inspiring view of our blue planet.
The Rosat satellite, a joint project between US, UK and German researchers and run by the German space agency, has re-entered the Earth's atmosphere, though its exact location on the surface is unknown
NASA scientists for the first time can track the effects of a solar storm on Earth, offering new advancements in our ability to predict space weather and how it will impact our electronics.
A Russian space telescope set to launch on Monday will be the biggest ever, which perhaps makes up for the fact that it took more than 30 years to develop.
Atlantis's mission to the International Space Station is the final flight in the 30-year-old space shuttle programme, which has pushed technology to its limits
How astronauts use ultrasound technology -- and how that can help developing countries.
The European Space Agency has signed a deal for the construction of its IXV space vehicle, an unmanned craft that will test re-entry technology from low Earth orbit
The best photos of Earth as shot by the European Space Agency and available on its popular Flickr stream.
Some of the top photos of earth from space by the European Space Agency.
The Heat-X1 rocket, built by a non-profit organisation, has carried the prototype Tycho Brahe spacecraft into the skies after a successful take-off in the Baltic Sea
There are no major barriers to the development of the UK Space Agency's Skylon spaceplane and the new Sabre engine that drives it, the European Space Agency has said in an assessment
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