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GPS and the World's First "Space War"

Satellite-based navigation proved its mettle during the 1991 Persian Gulf War, leading to what some say is an overdependence on “jammable” GPS technology

February 8, 2016 — Larry Greenemeier

Scientists Try to Grow Peruvian Potatoes on "Mars"

A South American experiment seeks to find if potatoes could be grown on Mars as a food source for future astronauts. They also hope the data will help them better understand how this staple may be affected by climate change on Earth 

February 2, 2016 — Andrea Small Carmona

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