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2015-05-19 08:22:16

X2nSat Board of Directors Approves Memorandum of Agreement To Partner With Spaceport America SPACEPORT AMERICA, N.M., and PETALUMA, Calif., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global satellite

2015-05-13 16:21:01

Spaceport America is Open for Business, Publishing its Five-Year Business Plan Today SPACEPORT AMERICA, N.M., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Spaceport America, the world's first purpose-built

2015-01-13 08:35:06

VANCOUVER, Jan. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - UrtheCast Corp.

2014-07-31 12:22:08

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commercial Spaceflight Federation is pleased to announce that Eric Stallmer has been named as its next President.

The Child Who Inspired Sir Richard Branson's Dreams Of Space Travel Being Sought For VIP Treatment
2014-04-11 06:58:24

Sir Richard Branson, the man behind the dream to bring citizens into space, has only one person to thank in realizing that dream. During a visit to the BBC TV children’s show Going Live! In 1988, Branson got to talk with one enthusiastic child about the possibilities of future space travel.

Blue Origin Tests Rocket Engine
2013-12-04 12:25:28

Amazon founder announced that his aerospace company, Blue Origin, successfully tested its new, hydrogen- and oxygen-fueled engine, designed to take a ship, crew and cargo into sub-orbit.

Spaceport America Gets A New Tenant
2013-05-08 04:24:18

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez announced on Tuesday that SpaceX has signed a three-year agreement to use Spaceport America for flight testing.

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Recovers Apollo-Era F-1 Engines From Atlantic Ocean
2013-03-21 09:22:10

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos last year announced that he would send a team of explorers to hunt out and recover F-1 engines from the historic Apollo 11 moon launch. Just yesterday (Mar 20), Bezos made a new announcement that the team had recovered several engine parts from the bottom of the Atlantic off the coast of Cape Canaveral.

Virgin Galactic Starts Forking Out Rent For Spaceport
2013-01-29 13:48:54

Virgin Galactic is begrudgingly agreeing to pay New Mexico rent on the spaceport the state built for Richard Brandon's space tourism business.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.