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2008-12-11 19:44:17

Space shuttle Endeavour, attached to the fuselage of a Boeing 747, made a stop Thursday in Louisiana en route to Florida's Kennedy Space Center. After a Wednesday night stop at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base at Fort Worth, Texas, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ferry flight team decided on a second stopover before giving the go-ahead for the piggy-backed shuttle to return to the Kennedy spaceport. The modified 747 aircraft took off from Fort Worth at 12:08 p.m. EST...

2008-12-11 12:57:56

Space shuttle Endeavour, attached to the fuselage of a Boeing 747, will make another overnight stop Thursday, en route to Florida's Kennedy Space Center. After a Wednesday night stop at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base at Fort Worth, Texas, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ferry flight team decided on a second stopover before giving the go-ahead for the piggy-backed shuttle to return to the Kennedy spaceport. The modified 747 aircraft took off from Fort Worth at 12:08...

2008-07-21 08:44:37

A U.S. Air Force jet with six crew members on board crashed Monday off the island of Guam, an Air Force spokesman said. Crews were searching for survivors, CNN reported. Air Force Capt. Joel Stark, a spokesman for Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, said rescuers with the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy were searching an area of the Pacific Ocean about 30 miles northwest of Guam where the plane is believed to have crashed. The B-52H Stratofortress, based at Barksdale Air Force Base in...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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