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2014-07-20 04:55:35

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In 1961, President John F. Kennedy promised that America would put the first man on the moon by the end of the decade. The technology to do so did not exist, the national drive to do so did not exist, and we were behind in what has since been called the Space Race with the USSR. [ Watch: President Kennedy’s ‘Moon Speech’ at Rice University ] Despite all of these obstacles and more, Astronaut Neil Armstrong walked across the...

2014-04-01 16:20:52

Minnesota Astronaut Karen Nyberg to Join Aldrin & Schmitt at Go Boldly Expo MINNEAPOLIS, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minnesota people and institutions have made extraordinary contributions to technology innovation in aviation and aerospace. U of M grad Bob Gilruth, the Father of America's human spaceflight program, counseled President Kennedy to put a man on the moon, launching what has been called the most audacious engineering challenge in history. To rally a new generation...

2013-12-03 23:00:59

Author Services, Inc. served as the green room for this year’s celebrity participants as well as sponsored the 6-story tall Captain Tom Bristol, the main character from L. Ron Hubbard’s swashbuckling tale Under the Black Ensign. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Hollywood Blvd was lined on both sides with eager fans for the 82nd anniversary of the Hollywood Christmas Parade benefitting Toys for Tots. The evening started with a holiday concert on Hollywood Blvd featuring...

Space Expedition Corp. Teams Up With Buzz Aldrin and Axe To Send Contest Winners Into Space
2013-01-11 18:44:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online What do a former Apollo 11 astronaut and a popular brand of men´s grooming product have in common? They could be your ticket to a ride into outer space on board a private, commercial vehicle. Here´s the details: Unilever´s Axe-brand body spray is currently running a contest in which they will send 22 lucky men and women into space on a trip as a passenger on Space Expedition Corporation´s (SXC) and XCOR's Lynx...

American Flags Still Standing On The Moon
2012-07-30 06:56:29

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA´s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera has relayed images back to Earth showing that five of the six American flags placed on the Moon during the Apollo missions were still standing and casting shadows on the surface. The images confirm that one flag was knocked down, a incident that Buzz Aldrin has long stated occurred from the force of exhaust during the Apollo 11 lift-off from the Moon´s surface in 1969, according...

Space Race 2012 Contest Winner Announced By Buzz Aldrin
2012-05-09 15:42:22

A 27-year-old University of Arizona law student won the "Space Race 2012" contest today, earning him a free ride to space. Gregory Schneider accepted his prize during a Seattle Space Needle ceremony on Wednesday from 82-year-old Buzz Aldrin, who was one of the first men to walk on the moon. The contest, sponsored by the Space Needle and private spaceflight company Space Adventures, opened on August 1, 2011, attracting over 50,000 entrants from all across the U.S. The five finalists...

2011-01-03 16:25:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert C. O'Brien of Arent Fox and Tom Girardi and Stephen Larson of Girardi | Keese, co-counsel for Dr. Buzz Aldrin and StarBuzz LLC, filed a complaint against Topps Company, Inc. in the Central District of California on December 27, 2010. The suit was filed as a last resort after Topps repeatedly refused to refrain from using Dr. Aldrin's name, image or signature without his consent, or to compensate him for such unauthorized use. In 2009, as...

2010-11-11 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 11, 2010, Veteran's Day, Romero Britto and Buzz Aldrin will launch a new endeavor at POP International Galleries in Soho, New York at an invitation-only gallery opening. The National hero, astronaut, and visionary Buzz Aldrin, served as inspiration for Pop Artist Romero Britto to create a series of original art on canvas that reflects on the achievements of NASA, and the global future of space exploration. This group of artwork is...

2010-04-01 10:31:00

LOS ANGELES, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The APP Company announced the release of the Buzz Aldrin Portal To Science and Space Exploration iPhone App. Available for $1.99 on the Apple iTunes and App Stores, this iPhone app launched by the pioneering Apollo astronaut and moonwalker Buzz Aldrin takes the user on a journey through the world of everything that is Space Exploration. This legendary space hero revealed that he was moved to design this app by the rush of interest in global space...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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