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Apollo 11 Engine Confirmed To Be The Real Deal
2013-07-21 06:38:18

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has confirmed that the rocket engines retrieved from the floor of the Atlantic Ocean earlier this year by his expedition team are those of the Apollo 11 spacecraft.

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.

NASA Engineers Test Fire 1960s-Era Apollo Engine For Future Rocket Design
2013-01-25 08:57:01

Sometimes moving forward requires a little looking back. And at NASA, looking back to the days of the Apollo program is helping space engineers develop the next generation of rockets for the future of space travel.

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2012-03-31 07:20:58

NASA officials claimed that they were the rightful owners of the Apollo 11 rocket engines found on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean earlier this week by a privately-funded expedition headed up by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos.

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2011-03-06 09:10:00

A rocket that is planned to power a British car to over 1000 mph will get its first test firing in the coming months.

2009-07-29 16:05:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Capping a legacy that spans 34 years, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne completed the final planned test on a Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME) today at the John C. Stennis Space Center (SSC) in Mississippi.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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