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2014-05-13 12:30:05

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Commercial Aircraft Parts Manufacturers Approval (PMA) Market Forecast 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/north_america/usa/commercial_aircraft_parts_manufacturers_approval_pma_market_forecast_2014_2024.htmlReport DetailsThe commercial aircraft PMA market offers a unique range of opportunities and challenges which will assume ever greater prominence in the years to come. Companies...

2014-05-13 08:40:20

New VN-300 builds upon proven platforms to create the industry's smallest, lowest weight, best power requirements and lowest cost on the market ORLANDO, Fla., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VectorNav Technologies, the leader in intelligent and high-performance inertial navigation technologies, today announced the introduction of the VN-300 Dual Antenna GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System (GPS/INS). The follow-on product to the successful VN-100 IMU/AHRS and VN-200 GPS/INS, the miniature,...

NASA Scientists Use GPS To Find Sierra Water Weight
2014-05-11 03:18:48

Carol Rasmussen, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory For the first time, NASA scientists have used GPS to find the total weight of winter snowpack and soil moisture in California's Sierra Nevada. The new results complement other satellite measurements and could provide a reality check for computer models used to estimate the state's water and snowpack. A team led by Donald Argus of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., studied data from 1,069 GPS research sites in...

2014-05-09 23:02:57

Fifteen Winners from Daytona Beach Campus, Two from Worldwide Campus Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Students from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University were granted a record 17 Maintenance Technical Reward and Career Scholarships (TRACS) out of 41 total scholarships awarded at the annual NBAA (National Business Aviation Association) Maintenance Management Conference last month in Tampa, Fla. “This year’s group of students receiving scholarships from the NBAA was...

NASA Achieves Major Milestone As They Prepare To Test RS-25 Engine
2014-05-07 03:16:46

[ Watch The Video: Cold-Shock Test At Stennis Space Center ] Rebecca Strecker, NASA NASA engineers at Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Miss., achieved a major milestone May 1 as they prepare to test RS-25 rocket engines that will help power the new Space Launch System (SLS) on missions to deep space destinations. A-1 Test Stand operators at Stennis completed a cold-shock test of the new structural piping system needed for the RS-25 engine, setting the stage for engine...

2014-05-07 12:21:52

WICHITA, Kan., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) announced today it has added aircraft industry veteran William (Bill) Brown to its senior leadership team as senior vice president, Aftermarket. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130515/CG13652LOGO "Bill Brown brings significant expertise in aftermarket, and we are pleased to have him join our leadership team," said Larry Lawson, president and CEO. "Spirit designs, builds and supports our products...

2014-05-02 23:03:39

Popular Event Returns for 17th Consecutive Year Ocean Isle Beach, NC (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Buoyed by the success of previous events, TheGPSStore.com, one of the Internet's largest retailers of GPS devices and marine electronics, is holding its 17th Anniversary Super Sale to kick off the season in style. This six-day extravaganza will run from May 4 through May 10, 2014, and although predominantly an online event, The GPS Store will feature extended hours at its retail shop/showroom...

2014-05-02 12:21:19

Series launch offers Educational Classroom Materials, an Interactive Website, Screening Events and Exhibits OWINGS MILLS, Md., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maryland Public Television (MPT), the presenting station for Space Racers(TM), is pleased to announce the official launch of this new, educational animated series with technical consulting from NASA. Early reports indicate a majority of public television stations have expressed interest in airing Space Racers in the...

2014-04-30 23:14:57

Spaceflight continues to advance cost-effective “rideshare” services for the small-satellite industry with first-ever launch of SHERPA platform and in-space tug. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Spaceflight Inc., the company reinventing the model for launching small satellites into space, today announced it has secured a launch service agreement to orbit its “SHERPA” hosted payload and in-space transportation system. Spaceflight’s inaugural SHERPA mission will deploy up to...

Third Launch For Europe’s Smallest Launcher
2014-04-30 03:11:43

[ Watch The Video: Vega VV03: Commercial Liftoff For Europe’s Smallest Launcher ] ESA The third launch by Europe’s new small launcher, Vega, has delivered Kazakhstan’s first satellite for high-resolution Earth observation into its planned orbit. Liftoff of flight VV03 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana came at 01:35 GMT on 30 April (03:35 CEST; 22:35 local time on 29 April). The DZZ-HR satellite was released into the target Sun-synchronous circular orbit at...


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2010-11-24 15:29:37

The boomerang is a flying tool, made of wood or carbon fiber-reinforced plastic, with a curved shape that is often used as a weapon or for sport. They have also been made of bones and come in many different shapes and sizes depending on their geographic or tribal origins and their intended function. The most commonly recognizable type is the returning boomerang which travels in an elliptical path and returns to its point of origin. The returning boomerang has lopsided wings in order to create...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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