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2015-01-31 12:20:04

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Jan.

2014-07-02 08:21:23

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket carrying the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) payload for NASA lifted off

OCO-2 mission launch
2014-07-02 07:01:52

A Delta II rocket blazed off the launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California early Wednesday morning to begin a landmark mission to survey carbon dioxide gas in Earth's atmosphere.

2014-07-01 12:20:44

STAR(TM) 48 Rocket Motor Carried Vehicle to Altitude of Over 180,000 Feet ARLINGTON, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE:ATK) supported NASA Saturday as it moved one step closer

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

2014-01-24 00:20:21

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Jan.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.