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Genesis of Planetary Orbits

01/19/2017 by gutmonarch
Why do orbits follow an almost circular and elliptical path. Why not square and triangle? What's the reason behind this? Can circular orbits go nuts...
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Last comment 01/20/2017 by adreasler

Stick the Pacific Landing

01/14/2017 by Fredski
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Last comment 01/14/2017 by Rixter

The Martian

01/07/2017 by Mikerho
I just saw "The Martian" and thought it was a great movie. Aside from a lot of technical incronguities (Mark didn't get around like he was under 0.38...
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Last comment 01/17/2017 by phph001

Aircraft Realtime Emergency Options

01/06/2017 by raynerpitt
Having just enjoyed the film Sully I wonder why aircraft onboard computers do not continually calculate options in case of an emergency. Knowing aircr...
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Last comment 01/09/2017 by lyn
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Satellites Measure Earth Movement Down to the Millimeter

12/27/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The satellites, launched by the European Space Agency (ESA), take successive radar images of the same location, which are then combined to reveal the...
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Last comment 12/31/2016 by Rixter

Mouser to Develop Fleet of Drones for Autonomous Search and Rescue

12/18/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Mouser says the key to using drones (see video) in the field, specifically in the event of a natural disaster or large forest fire, is coordinating th...
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Last comment 12/18/2016 by Rixter
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How To Dock With The International Space Station

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Women Who Inspire in Space and Science

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