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2009-08-17 08:00:00

KOS (TSX) QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Cossette Inc. (Cossette or the Company) provided today an update on the strategic review process initiated by Cossette's Board of Directors on July 20, 2009 in response to the unsolicited and non-binding proposal from Cosmos Capital Inc. (Cosmos). With the assistance of their financial and legal advisors, the Board of Directors and the Special Committee of independent directors of Cossette have conducted a careful review of Cosmos'...

2009-08-14 17:32:00

KOS (TSX) QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Cossette Inc. (Cossette or the Company) provided today an update on the strategic review process initiated by Cossette's Board of Directors on July 20, 2009 in response to the unsolicited and non-binding proposal from Cosmos Capital Inc. (Cosmos). With the assistance of their financial and legal advisors, the Board of Directors and the Special Committee of independent directors of Cossette have conducted a careful review of Cosmos'...

2009-02-12 16:30:00

EXTON, Pa., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- To support the global space community in better understanding Tuesday's unprecedented collision between the Iridium 33 and Russian Cosmos communications satellites, Analytical Graphics, Inc., of Philadelphia, working with its Colorado Springs-based research arm the Center for Space Standards & Innovation, has used its software to reconstruct the event. To access videos, still images, and interactive AGI Viewer files, as well as additional technical...

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2008-09-03 12:25:00

NASA announced Wednesday the new Carl Sagan Postdoctoral Fellowships in Exoplanet Exploration, created to inspire the next generation of explorers seeking to learn more about planets, and possibly life, around other stars. Planets beyond our solar system, called exoplanets, are being discovered at a staggering pace, with more than 300 currently known. Decades ago, long before any exoplanets had been found, the late Carl Sagan imagined such worlds, and pioneered the scientific pursuit of life...

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2005-06-23 21:53:29

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- Officials in charge of the Russian rocket that failed during launch of the Cosmos 1 solar sail spacecraft believe that the booster's stages never separated, the project director said in a statement. The officials believe the rocket went down near Novaya Zemlya, an archipelago that separates the Barents Sea from the Kara Sea, Louis D. Friedman said in a statement from Moscow posted on the Web site of The Planetary Society, the Pasadena-based organization behind the $4...

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2005-06-21 15:05:00

LOS ANGELES -- The world's first spacecraft designed to be propelled by the pressure of sunlight was launched toward orbit Tuesday from a Russian submarine under the Barents Sea. Cosmos 1, a $4 million experiment intended to show that a so-called solar sail can make a controlled flight, lifted off at about 12:46 p.m. PDT as project organizers from The Planetary Society and Cosmos Studios monitored the launch from California. Confirmation of a successful launch was likely to take several...


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