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2014-08-28 08:28:32

Analysis of post-market experience using the ReShape(TM) Integrated Dual Balloon System in Spain to be highlighted at IFSO 2014 World Congress MONTREAL and SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReShape Medical(®) today announced that positive data in support of the ReShape(TM) Integrated Dual Balloon System will be highlighted at the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) 2014 World Congress, being held August 26-30 in Montreal,...

NASA high-altitude balloon
2014-08-27 03:00:39

NASA In New Mexico on the morning of Aug. 18, a high-altitude balloon successfully carried the HyperSpectral Imager for Climate Science (HySICS) instrument to an altitude of 123,000 feet, above most of the Earth’s atmosphere, to reach space-like conditions and demonstrate new technologies for acquiring high-accuracy science measurements of the Earth. Scientists use outgoing shortwave radiance, or the amount of sunlight scattered from Earth’s surface and atmosphere and reflected back...

2014-08-24 23:02:30

This research report analysis the aerostat systems market that are used for various applications such as border security, surveillance, reconnaissance, communication, law enforcement, border patrolling, weather forecasting, and coast guarding. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/aerostat-systems-market-193315635.html (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 According to a new market research report, “Aerostat Systems Market by Aerostat Class (Small, Medium, Large), by Balloon Type...

2014-08-19 08:21:24

Rockzip Highballoons has already reached one third of its goal for the Kickstarter campaign in only six days MICHIGAN CITY, Ind., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- US aerospace start-up, Rockzip Highballoons, in just 6 days has raised over 30% of the needed $15,000 from 125 crowdfunding backers to commercialize its first model of highballoons (high-altitude balloons) to be commissioned as floating space satellites. (http://kck.st/1sSGy6c) Photo -...

2014-08-04 23:01:21

Tinnus Enterprises Inventor Josh Malone’s Family-friendly Product Proves to Ignite Excitement for the Masses Plano, TX (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 On July 22, inventor and family man Josh Malone brought his creation, Bunch O Balloons, to Kickstarter for pre-order. Just 13 days later, he has raised more than 80 times his initial funding goal and experienced overwhelming support that far surpasses the core tech-oriented crowdfunding community. In collaboration with his eight children, Malone...

balloon-to-space
2014-07-30 07:23:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online On Monday, commercial spaceflight balloon company World View Enterprises announced it will “fly research and education payloads during its balloon test flight phase as part of its newly launched Pathfinder program.” In October 2013, the subsidiary of Paragon Space Development Corporation announced its plans to use a helium balloon that would allow up to six passengers at a time the opportunity to travel to the edge of space....

2014-07-25 12:22:39

SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While providing reliable power for San Diego and Southern Orange County residents each and every day, San Diego Gas & Electric's (SDG&E) number one priority is the safety of the public. This unwavering focus on safety is crucial because the utility provides gas and electricity, powerful commodities that energize the community but also must be treated with caution and respect. This emphasis on safety is especially important as the weather warms...

2014-07-21 08:29:20

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Aerostat Systems Market by Aerostat Class, by Balloon Type, by Payload(Electro-Optics , Thermal Imaging Camera , Electronic Intelligence, Surveillance Radar, INS), by Geography - Market Forecast & Analysis to 2013 -...

2014-07-01 08:31:06

ReShape(TM) Integrated Dual Balloon System to Fill Significant Gap in Obesity Treatment Spectrum SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReShape Medical® today announced that the Company has submitted a Premarket Approval (PMA) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System, the first and only dual balloon for non-surgical weight loss designed for people with a 30-40 body mass index (BMI)....

World View space capsule
2014-06-26 04:40:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online World View has successfully completed a scaled test flight of its helium balloon-based transportation system, setting a new world record for highest parafoil flight in the process, the commercial spaceflight firm announced on Tuesday. The Arizona-based firm, which is an offshoot of Paragon Space Development Corporation, successfully used its spaceflight system to lift a one-tenth scale system to an altitude of 120,000 feet over...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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