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2014-09-19 08:21:30

Recently updated Expedition one of two Ford SUV offerings recently compared by Matt Ford KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For as long at the Ford Expedition has been on the market, it has had a large, and not so fuel efficient V-8 beneath the hood, but that has all been changed for the 2015 model year. In an attempt to give the full-size SUV more of a fighting chance against its competitors, Ford has scrapped the fuel hungry engine for a smaller 3.5-liter V-6...

2014-06-19 12:21:40

Northeast Texas dealership preps for arrival of new model SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2015 model of the Ford Expedition is expected to be released some time this fall. Toliver Ford, a dealership in Sulphur Springs, Texas, is making customers aware of the new model's capabilities by sharing model specifications on the dealer website. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140618/119413 One highlight of the model is the 3.5-liter V6 engine....

2014-06-13 12:20:32

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronauts Steve Swanson and Reid Wiseman, currently orbiting Earth aboard the International Space Station, will speak with students and educators at Colvin Run Elementary School in Vienna, Virginia, at 11:55 a.m. EDT Tuesday, June 17. The event will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency's website. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Students will have the opportunity to ask the astronauts...

2014-05-30 08:21:06

Portsmouth Ford's selection of Explorer, Expedition models give consumers array of options PORTSMOUTH, N.H., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Passenger space and power are an ideal combination of attributes for families looking to enjoy the great outdoors this summer. With several options available from top brands, the decision-making process can be a challenge if not equipped with the right information. As a champion of utility with top-selling models like the Explorer and...

2014-04-25 12:21:45

Significantly updated 2015 Ford Expedition expected to arrive later this fall KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Since its initial release a little less than two decades ago, the Ford Expedition has become one of the most popular eight-passenger SUVs on the market. There have been a number of generations of the Expedition, and as the third-generation Expedition is in its eighth year of production, Ford has significantly updated the full-size SUV for the 2015...

2014-04-14 12:21:48

Ford goes above and beyond with safety features LOGANVILLE, Ga., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Summer is by far one of the most popular times to take a road trip. Whether it's just a day trip or a cross-country adventure, the 2014 Ford Expedition is one of the safest vehicles to drive. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/MN03934) The new model of the Expedition has updated safety features, a sturdier frame and incredible cabin space, and is available at...

Expedition 38 Crew Lands Safely In Kazakhstan After 166 Days On ISS
2014-03-11 10:30:33

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins, along with his Russian colleagues Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy safely landed in Kazakhstan at 11:24 p.m. EDT on Monday – ending Expedition 38 aboard the International Space Station, according to a statement from the American space agency. The return marked the end of a first trip into space for both Hopkins and Ryazanskiy that lasted 166 days. For his part, Hopkins executed a couple of spacewalks that...

2014-02-11 12:20:51

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and its international partners have appointed crew members for a 2016 mission to the International Space Station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA astronaut Jeff Williams is scheduled to launch in spring 2016 and return to Earth in fall 2016. He will join space station Expedition 47 crew members in orbit and will remain aboard as part of Expedition 48 with cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg...

Expedition 37 Crew, 2014 Winter Games' Olympic Torch Back On Earth
2013-11-11 07:04:50

[ Watch the video: A Warm Welcome For the Crew ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After a historic week some 260 miles above Earth, life on the International Space Station (ISS) has started to settle down. What started out as a late night launch last Wednesday for a trio of spacemen and an Olympic Torch, ended today after the successful return to Earth of three other astronauts along with the torch that will light the Olympic flame at the 2014 Winter Games in...

Expedition 37 Crew Took Olympic Torch For A Spacewalk Saturday
2013-11-10 05:45:55

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After being carried to the International Space Station (ISS) by three new crew members of Expedition 38 a few days earlier, the 2014 Winter Games’ Olympic Torch was carried outside the orbiting lab for a spacewalk on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. Expedition 37 Flight Engineers Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy opened the hatch on the Pirs docking compartment at 9:34 am EST for what was to be a nearly six-hour-long spacewalk for space...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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