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2015-04-28 12:22:58

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following 32 days of flying its most rigorous test to date, NASA ended the flight of its super pressure balloon (SPB) Monday, April

2014-11-21 12:21:56

- World Famous Blimp and U.S. Marines Hold Fourth Annual Toys for Tots Event SUFFIELD, Ohio, Nov.

2014-10-17 16:20:40

DUBLIN, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ctc84n/global_and) has announced the addition of the

2014-07-22 08:21:20

- Net sales decreased 1% to $11.3 billion BETHESDA, Md., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) today reported second quarter 2014 net sales of $11.3 billion,

2014-07-21 16:22:57

AKRON, Ohio, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wingfoot One has been selected as the name for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's (NASDAQ: GT) newest airship, the company announced

2014-04-18 08:20:38

AKRON, Ohio, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After receiving nearly 15,000 unique submissions for its national "Name the Blimp" contest, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) has selected

2014-04-14 23:00:48

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon visits Monroe Center Elementary School, 17500 Ill. Hwy.

2014-03-14 12:21:25

Goodyear Reveals Larger, Faster Airship; Launches Nationwide Contest to Choose its Name AKRON, Ohio, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today unveiled

2014-03-10 08:33:04

MONTREAL, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The world of sport aviation is currently being revolutionized by the use of strong and light carbon fiber.

flying Paradise tree snake
2014-03-05 04:36:43

The flying Paradise tree snakes of lowland Asia are renowned for their ability to glide from tree to tree and a new study in the journal Physics of Fluids has shown that these reptiles ride tiny vortices of air that give them a little extra boost.


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2009-07-18 15:14:24

A thermal column is a column of rising air in lower altitudes of the atmosphere. Thermal columns are created by uneven heating patterns of the Earth's surface from solar radiation. The sun warms the ground, and the air directly above the ground begins to warm. As the warm air expands, it becomes less dense than the air around it and rises. As the warmer air rises, it cools due to its expansion in lower high-altitude pressures. When it cools to the same temperature as the surrounding air, it...

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2006-12-12 13:43:59

The Feathertail Glider (Acrobates pygmaeus), also known as the Pygmy Gliding Possum, is the world's smallest gliding mammal. It is named for its long feather-shaped tail. Although only the size of a very small mouse 2.56 to 3.15 in and .35 to .49 oz (65 to 80 mm and 10 to 14 g), it can leap and glide long distances from tree to tree. It can glide up to 27 yards (25 meters). Like other gliding mammals, the Feathertail Glider has a skin membrane between the fore and hind legs. It is thicker...

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