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Origami expert, NASA researchers fold solar arrays for space

NASA has joined forces with an origami expert to meld art and technology in the creation of foldable solar structures that could one day go into space.

By August 15, 2014

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NASA's own super-black coating ventures into space

Vantablack may be the darkest material in the world, but NASA aims to have the darkest material out of this world when it tests a nano-coating on the space station.

By August 13, 2014

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Phone chargers for Africa and 3D-printing in space win Branson backing

Solar-powered phone chargers for the developing world, 3D-printed satellites and bespoke shoes for the masses have won the backing of Sir Richard Branson.

By March 13, 2014

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Stamp-size thrusters could propel small satellites into space

Satellites the size of a Rubik's Cube could explore distant planets, thanks to tiny ion thrusters that could help reduce the cost of space missions.

By October 25, 2013

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Pocket Spacecraft hopes to launch personalized moon missions

A Kickstarter project wants to open up lunar exploration to regular people around the world through a fleet of tiny, flat spacecraft.

By July 1, 2013

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NASA launches three Nexus Ones into orbit

NASA has launched three HTC Nexus One smartphones into orbit around the Earth as low-cost satellites.

By April 22, 2013

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SRI shows the benefits of shrinking tech

Road Trip at Home: The technology R&D institution is applying Moore's Law to robots that disarm bombs remotely and tiny satellites that create a mesh network in the sky.

By May 5, 2011

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How to hitch a ride to space (for your satellite)

Earth2Orbit will sell you the right to have your small satellite stow away on an Indian launch vehicle.

By January 25, 2011