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Animal Subjects Return After A Month In Space
2013-05-20 04:30:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A Russian capsule carrying animals and biological experiments successfully returned to Earth on Sunday after spending nearly a month in space, various media outlets have reported. According to RussianSpaceWeb.com, the descent module of the Bion-M No. 1 satellite touched down in Southern Russia during the morning hours on May 19. AFP reports clarified that the landing took place in the Orenburg Region, approximately 750 miles...

2013-05-14 23:32:36

DSI Technology Used to Study Mice in Russian Space Mission St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Data Sciences International (DSI) has taken part in an exciting study involving its products traveling to space. DSI was approached nearly four years ago by a European researcher working in collaboration with the European Space Agency and the Russian Space Agency on a study measuring the effects space travel has on the physiology of animals. On April 19th, a Russian space mission called Bion-M...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'