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2014-12-13 00:20:11

Most Powerful Atlas V Launched from California VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Dec.

2014-10-17 23:03:43

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2014-08-13 16:21:04

Tenth Successful ULA Launch of 2014 VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Aug.

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2014-08-02 04:20:16

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the seventh Global Positioning System (GPS IIF-7) satellite for the U.S. Air Force launched at 11:23 p.m. EDT yesterday from Space Launch Complex-41. This is the second successful ULA launch in just four days.

2014-05-22 12:21:31

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off

2014-04-03 12:21:47

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the Air Force's Defense Meteorological Satellite Program

2014-02-28 16:23:46

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2014-01-24 00:20:21

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Comet -- A comet is a small body from the outer reaches of the solar system similar to an asteroid but composed of ice. Often described as "dirty snowballs," they are composed largely of carbon dioxide ice, methane ice, and water ice with a mixture of dust and small stony aggregates mixed in. Comets are thought to be small pieces of debris left over from the formation of the solar system, representing a sample of the original composition of the nebula that condensed to form the Sun and all...

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Asteroid -- An asteroid, also called a minor planet or planetoid, is a member of a group of small, planet-like bodies that are part of our solar system. They are believed to be remnants of the interstellar clouds, nebula, that were not incorporated into planets during the formation of the solar system. The largest asteroid in the inner solar system is Ceres with a diameter of 1003 km. It also was the first to be discovered, by Giuseppe Piazzi on January 1, 1801. Nowadays, over 9000...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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