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U.S. Satellite Sets New Guinness World Record

Posted 02.21.2013 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 02/21/2013 07:35 AM EST on SPACE.com Landsat 5 has secured a new world record title for being the longest-operating...

Rocket Blasts Off From Military Base, Lofts Satellite In Orbit

AP | Posted 04.13.2013 | Science

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — A satellite launched into space Monday will keep closer tabs on Earth's glaciers, crops, forests and shoreli...

NASA Poised to Launch Powerful New Earth-Watching Satellite

Posted 02.09.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 02/08/2013 08:06 PM EST on SPACE.com NASA is gearing up for the Monday (Feb. 11) launch of an Earth-observation satellite...

Mapping Our Future

Thomas Fisher | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics
Thomas Fisher

Has the sheer quantity of information and the increasing pace of life so overwhelmed us that we no longer have the time or temerity to fact-check when what we hear doesn't make sense