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Researchers suggest that a space elevator consisting of an Earth-anchored tether that extends 62,000 miles into space could eventually provide routine, safe, inexpensive and quiet access to orbit.
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A US-led research team studying a new ice core from West Antarctica found that warming there was well under way 20,000 years ago.
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The unmanned $170 million Phobos-Ground was launched two weeks ago and reached preliminary Earth orbit.
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A new US Air Force satellite will provide a full-time surveillance of thousands of pieces of debris circling the Earth.
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A new US Air Force satellite will provide the first full-time, space-based surveillance.
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