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EDITOR'S NOTEBOOK
Contrails and climate change
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Missed significance
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IN BRIEF
GEO platform; hydrogen fuel cells; emission standards; Space Renaissance Act

SCITECH 2016
Highlights from San Diego
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CONVERSATION
Making air travel even safer
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ENGINEERING NOTEBOOK
Visualizing shockwaves

OUT OF THE PAST
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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
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FEATURES


CURBING CONTRAILS
Airliners leave cirrus clouds in their wakes, and if these contrails could be reduced or eliminated, their climate warming contribution could instantly be erased from the climate change equation. Read it
by Keith Button

LIBERATING CUBESATS
Light launchers under development with the support of venture capitalists and NASA could transform how cubesats and other small satellites reach space.
by Marc Selinger

ANALYSIS: SPACE COLLABORATION AT RISK
International cooperation was all the rage after the fall of the Soviet Union and establishment of the International Space Station program in the 1990s. But that consensus is lacking today regarding the future of human space flights. Read it
by Anatoly Zak

KEEPING TIME IN DEEP SPACE
NASA plans to launch an atomic clock for better navigation in space.
by Debra Werner

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