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From the Cold War to hurricanes: The evolution of space satellites

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The Soviet Union astounded the world on October 4, 1957 by launching Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite, into space to measure the density of the atmosphere. Today, nearly 1,500 satellites are orbiting the Earth making possible scientific discoveries, military communications, the tracking of migrational patterns, and even helping first responders save lives.Nov.17.2017

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  • Learning to Fly: Wind tunnel training takes ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson to new heights

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  • An immersive ski simulator that lets Olympic skiers train in virtual reality

    03:50
  • Everything you need to know about the science of Curling

    02:34
  • As the flu season shows signs of leveling off, a look back at how the flu vaccine came to be

    03:02
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