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To the moon: How we built the technologies

To the moon: How we built the technologies

While many of the proud Americans who were involved in the Apollo project are no longer with us 45 years later, the technologies they built live on, will be further refined, and will return us to that lonely world and beyond.

published July 20, 2014 by

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RIP: China lunar rover...or not

RIP: China lunar rover...or not

Headlines that China's troubled lunar rover, named Yutu or Jade Rabbit, has breathed its last are apparently premature, after reports surface it has regained normal signal reception but still faces serious malfunction.

published February 12, 2014 by

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UNICEF: Andre Spatz

In a Face to Face interview with ZDNet Editor-in-Chief Dan Farber, UNICEF Chief Information Officer Andre Spatz explains how field operations "scale up," integrating themselves into the global framework through a satellite system equipped with a firewall, switches, wireless access and an IT back office that can be up and running in less than four hours.

published September 6, 2006 by

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Space shuttle does backflip

The Space Shuttle Discovery showed off its moves for the International Space Station, performing a "backflip" in space so engineers could get a better look at its heat shield. Check out the NASA video here.

published July 7, 2006 by

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Seismology turns to high tech

NASA works with the U.S. Geological Survey to track and understand the Earth's restless crust. This video from NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory traces the progress of seismology since the 1906 quake.

published April 14, 2006 by

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Where's all the ice?

Using the latest satellite data NASA produced "A Tour of the Cryosphere: Earth's Frozen Assets." This is a dramatic and colorful look at our planet from high above, and the changes that are taking place. Captions in this video may be illegible in small video window.

published December 8, 2005 by

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Technology plays key role in UNICEF relief efforts

In a Face to Face interview with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber, UNICEF Chief Information Officer Andre Spatz explains how field operations "scale up," integrating themselves into the global framework through a satellite system equipped with a firewall, switches, wireless access and an IT back office that can be up and running in less than four hours.

published March 23, 2005 by

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