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Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand Space

Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.


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NASA to Launch Global Warming Satellite

Five years after a NASA satellite to track carbon dioxide plunged into the ocean after liftoff, the space agency is launching a carbon copy — this time on a different rocket.


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Maryland Man Gets 8 Years in Iran Satellite Case

A Maryland man convicted of illegally helping Iran launch its first satellite has been sentenced to eight years in prison.


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National Reconnaissance Office Launching Classified Defense Satellite

A powerful rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office satellite is expected to be launched into orbit Wednesday from the California coast.



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