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The Atlas robot was redesigned with the goal of improving power efficiency to better support battery operation. Approximately 75 percent of the robot was rebuilt!
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Saturday Space Sight_Revisiting the Pillars of Creation

Saturday Space Sight: Although the original image was dubbed the Pillars of Creation, the new image hints that they are also pillars of destruction.
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The Electromagnetic Railgun – a weapon that will play a significant role in the future of the U.S. Navy – will be on display to the public in February.
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Astronauts aboard the International Space Station successfully deployed the Naval Research Lab’s SpinSat into orbit!
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Army scientists and engineers are advancing sensors research in hopes of giving future soldiers enhanced situational awareness.
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The cave, where the watchful eyes of the Air Force imagery analysts work 12 hours a day, six days a week, is about to get a whole lot brighter.
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Saturday Space Sight: NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured an image of this solar flare event. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation.
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Saturday Space Sight: Expedition 42 Flight Engineer Terry W. Virts took this photograph of the Gulf of Mexico and U.S. Gulf Coast at sunset.
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