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NASA Selects Boeing, SpaceX To Build Next-Gen American Spacecraft

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Boeing and SpaceX have been chosen as the companies that that will build vehicles to ferry American astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS) in the years ahead, NASA...

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2014-09-17 08:21:05

Leasing company adds six 787-9s and five 737 MAX 9s to portfolio SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and leasing company Avolon have finalized an order for six 787-9 Dreamliners and five additional 737 MAX 9s, valued at more than $2.1 billion at list prices. Avolon announced a commitment to purchase the airplanes during the 2014 Farnborough Airshow in July. This marks Avolon's first order for the super-efficient 787 Dreamliner and will increase the lessor's...

2014-09-17 00:20:12

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the CLIO mission for Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company launched at 8:10 p.m. EDT today from Space Launch Complex-41. "It is an honor to work with Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company and all of our mission partners to launch this very important satellite," said Jim Sponnick, ULA vice president, Atlas and Delta Programs. "Today's launch marks ULA's 11th...

2014-09-16 16:20:31

Low-Profile Architecture Cuts Operational Expenses for Wi-Fi-Equipped Aircraft ANAHEIM, California, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Airline Passenger Experience Association Expo, Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) and Boeing Network and Space Systems (N&SS) today announced that, subject to terms, N&SS and Panasonic will develop a ground breaking broadband electronically steered phased array antenna for commercial airliners. The N&SS and...

2014-09-16 08:21:35

Vietnam Expected to be First Gogo Commercial Airline to Utilize Inmarsat's Global Xpress Ka-band Satellite Technology ITASCA, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading global aero communications service provider, announced today that it has received a bid award letter from Vietnam Airlines to provide in-flight connectivity services on Vietnam Airlines' fleet of Boeing 787 aircraft and a majority of Vietnam's Airbus A350 aircraft. The aircraft will be...

2014-09-15 12:29:28

STERLING HEIGHTS, MI and AUGSBURG, Germany, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - When the Boeing 777X twin-aisle passenger jet goes into full production for its debut in 2020, each fuselage will be built using special advanced automation technology, the result of a collaborative effort by the airplane maker and the KUKA Systems Aerospace Group. Photo: (http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/146112) The robotic pulse production line, known as the Fuselage Automated Upright Build...

2014-09-15 08:21:33

PANAMA CITY, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA), today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for August 2014: Operating Data August August % Change YTD YTD % Change 2014 2013 (YOY) 2014 2013...

2014-09-09 23:03:57

ReportsnReports.com adds “Business Jet Market by Aircraft Type (Light Jet, Mid-size Jet, Large Jet), by Geography (North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, and Africa) - Global Forecasts, Trends & Analysis to 2014 - 2020" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Report provides analysis of the business jet market over the next five years. It contains an analysis of the drivers, challenges, and restraints that affect the...

2014-09-08 12:20:30

- European low-cost carrier commits to order 100 airplanes, becomes launch customer of newest 737 MAX family member NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) launched the newest member of the 737 MAX family today with a commitment from Ryanair for 100 airplanes. Europe's leading low-cost carrier will be the first airline to operate the 737 MAX 200, a variant based on the successful 737 MAX 8 that can accommodate up to 200 seats, increasing revenue potential and...

2014-09-05 12:20:45

DALLAS, September 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Commercial Aircraft Lighting Market by Technology (LED, OLED, Custom Controlled Light, Photoluminescent Light), Geography (Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East-Africa, North America, Latin America), & by Aircraft Type (NB,WB,VLA and RTA) - Forecasts & Analysis (2014 - 2020)", published by MarketsandMarkets, The market is estimated to be at $1469.50 Million in 2014, and is expected to grow...

2014-09-04 12:21:14

CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has named Michael Cassel director of Global Corporate Citizenship for the company's corporate offices, where he will lead charitable giving efforts in the Chicago area and broader Great Lakes region. Effective Oct. 3, Cassel will be part of a team focused on government relations, as well as community investments and volunteerism in the areas of education, the environment, health and human services, arts and culture and civic...


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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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