Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter completes its 50,000th orbit of Mars

MRO has imaged more than 99% of Mars’ surface.

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MIT speeds up its futuristic lensless single-pixel camera by 50 times

Image capture with MIT's single-pixel camera

Compressive imaging offers the promise of lower-cost, more-flexible imaging solutions for physically demanding situations. It has been limited by long capture times, but a team at MIT is trying to change that by incorporating time-of-flight sensing into the process.

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Far out: tidings from beyond the rim, and a historic first for reusable rockets, this week in space

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SpaceX successfully reused its rocket. Plus, a newly proposed observational relationship between black holes, dark matter, and gravity. These stories and more, this week in space.

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