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The need for larger solar arrays to power space missions has BYU mechanical engineers turning to origami to create compact, unfolding packages.
NASA releases an image of the next-gen solar-electric ion propulsion thruster that could be used later this decade to help protect Earth from asteroids.
Tired of bulky life-support systems that could breakdown mid-mission, NASA recently proposed a more watery approach.
The SkyCube is designed to take low-resolution pictures of the Earth and broadcast simple messages uploaded by sponsors–like Tweets, for instance.
LEDs could be key to building bio-regenerative systems that could keep us alive in off-Earth environments.