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NASA pulls Kepler telescope back from the brink

One of the biggest difficulties with putting space craft outside of Low-Earth-Orbit (LEO) is that it gets ever more difficult to maintain it. Repairs are too costly to attempt in person, so the best we can often hope for are software tweaks – but even they take a long time …

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Biggest ever telescope gets building permit

The Thirty Metre Telescope (TMT) project just got the go ahead by the local Board of Land and Natural Resources to be built in Hawaii, meaning that in the near future, the little island will house the biggest telescope in the world, with new imaging technology allowing deeper looks into the cosmos than …

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