Flights like MH370 can seemingly vanish because there are often vast gaps between radar stations. Researchers at the DLR in Bremen are promoting satellites as the best way of achieving blanket coverage.
A report on the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 says the ongoing mystery over plane's fate is "unacceptable" and "almost inconceivable" in the modern era. The jet had 239 people onboard when it vanished in 2014.
Australian authorities have doubled down on the location of a missing Malaysia Airlines jet, saying it is likely north of the former search zone. The new report offers hope to family members that the plane may be found.
Missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is probably located north of the official search area in the Indian Ocean, the head of the Australian department leading the suspended hunt says. Investigators want to keep looking.
In 60 years of space exploration, we've placed almost 7,000 satellites in orbit. Less than a third still function. The rest is dangerous junk - and their number is growing. Here's how we might mitigate the threat.
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