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Earl Maize, Linda Spilker and Julie Webster, responsible for the Cassini spacecraft mission, see a video on the successful end of the probe mission in Pasadena, California (September 15, 2017). NASA / JOE KOWSKY
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The successful mission of NASA has ended this Friday with the disintegration of the Cassini spacecraft in the atmosphere of Saturn.

Un español ingeniero de la NASA crea tejido metálico que se fabrica y usa en el espacio

 05/25/2017 - 10:48
Fuente: http://www.tecnoneo.com/

De niño jugaba con una nave que su padre le fabricó con una caja de cartón y ahora el español Raúl Polit-Casillas ha creado para la NASA un tejido metálico que se puede fabricar en el espacio con impresoras 3D y sirve para hacer trajes espaciales y elementos de las naves.

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EFE

[OP-ED]: Retreat at Mar-a-Lago: Passing the baton to China

 03/22/2017 - 08:31
El primer ministro chino dijo que China está comprometida con la apertura de su economía, aunque el proceso se llevará a cabo gradualmente.

We do not yet have the official agenda for next month’s meeting at Mar-a-Lago between Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. But after 75 years of American leadership on the world stage, we might be watching the beginning of a handover of power from the United States to China.

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Fareed Zakaria

[OP-ED]: Retiro en Mar-a-Lago: Pasando la batuta a China

 03/22/2017 - 08:26
El primer ministro chino dijo que China está comprometida con la apertura de su economía, aunque el proceso se llevará a cabo gradualmente.

Todavía no tenemos la agenda oficial para el encuentro del próximo mes en Mar-a-Lago entre Donald Trump y el presidente chino Xi Jinping. Pero luego de 75 años de liderazgo estadounidense en el escenario mundial, tal vez estemos siendo testigos del comienzo de una transferencia de poder de Estados Unidos a China.

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Fareed Zakaria

Martian Nirvana

 12/02/2016 - 06:29
With NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) spacecraft sealed inside its payload fairing, the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket rides smoke and flames as it rises from the launch pad at Space Launch Complex-41 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Photo: NASA

The cheapest trip to Mars probably won’t leave from Cape Canaveral but from a tiny Indian island called Sriharikota. The island has become the Launchpad of the Indian Space Program, that has shot more than 120 satellites into orbit until today, and at a much more competitive price than its competitors.

India competes for commercial launches with space agencies in Europe and Japan, and with private players such as Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. and Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin LLC. 

Closing the digital divide one government app at a time

 08/19/2010 - 11:48
Closing the digital divide one government app at a time

Welcome to the brave new world of social (media) government -- a world where you can use mobile phone apps to get information from Uncle Sam so you don't actually have to talk to him.

On July 2, the White House relaunched its usa.gov website and rolled out 20 sleek new multiplatform apps that allow phones to perform wonders such as reading bar-codes and searching the database of Consumer Product Safety Commission recalls, and getting up-to-the minute travel advisories from the Transportation Security Administration.

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Esther Cepeda