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ESA Astronaut Alexander Gerst To Fly To Space Station In 2014
2011-09-18 07:13:50

ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst has been assigned to fly to the International Space Station on a 6-month mission in 2014, serving as a flight engineer for Expeditions 40 and 41.

2011-05-20 11:20:30

His Holiness the Pope will talk with the astronauts aboard the International Space Station from the Vatican Library on Saturday, 21 May.

2011-04-07 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A modern explorer travels to Brazil to find out what happened to the real Indiana Jones. In the early part of the 20th century Royal Geographical Society explorer Col. Percy Fawcett was the toughest man in the Amazon.

2010-11-12 13:20:00

Russia’s notorious Butyrka prison said on Tuesday that it will soon install sunbeds to improve the health of its inmates.

2010-06-09 09:34:53

Ten past and present ESA astronauts will be at the ILA international aerospace show at Berlin’s Schoenefeld on Friday 11 June.

2010-05-13 13:55:00

Music that transcends boundaries and divisions LOS ANGELES, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Democracy Council and Bosana Foundation present a Benefit Concert for the orphaned children of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Saturday at 8:00 pm at Barnsdall Gallery Theatre, Hollywood.

2010-03-29 10:36:00

NEW YORK, March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Simon Wiesenthal Center expressed its solidarity and condolences with the latest innocent victims of terrorism who were murdered and maimed by suicide bombers in Moscow's Subway system. "For years our campaign to have all suicide bombings -- whoever the perpetrator or targeted victims -- to be declared crimes against humanity," said Rabbi Abraham Cooper, associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center.

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  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
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