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NASA IS SENDING A ROBOTIC FUELING STATION TO SPACE

NASA IS SENDING A ROBOTIC FUELING STATION TO SPACE Landsat-7 is in trouble. Some 438 miles above, the minivan-sized craft zips around Earth every 16 days. And for over 18 years, the satellite has captured pictures of our ever-changing planet. But Landsat-7 is running out of fuel. If it were an Earth-bound craft, this wouldn’t be an issue. We refuel everything—planes, trains and automobiles. But up in space, it’s a different story.    More



(Source: Smithsonian - Jun 14)

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