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SAINT-CLOUD, France, November 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Falcon Service has announced plans to build a heavy maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at Bordeaux-Merignac
ORLANDO, Florida, November 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Dassault Aviation introduced a new airborne response service that provides not only rapid AOG support but also
PETACH TIKVA, Israel, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OrSense Ltd., developer of solutions for non-invasive measurements of hemoglobin, today announces a first delivery
NASA successfully captured thermal images of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on its descent after it launched in September from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
TETERBORO, New Jersey, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Group Dedicated to Supporting Customers in Western Hemisphere Dassault Falcon Jet recently
SAINT-CLOUD, France, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Istanbul Ataturk Airport, September 25-28 Dassault Aviation will present two
SAINT-CLOUD, France, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent trials in China will permit Dassault trijet to operate at 15,000 ft. The long range Falcon
SAINT-CLOUD, France, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Falcon 5X and 8X also expected to drive future growth in Africa Dassault Aviation will present
Datasets from long-running volunteer survey programs, calibrated with data from sporadic intensive monitoring efforts, have allowed ecologists to track the recovery of peregrine falcons in California.
Milestone progress is being made in readying NASA’s Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) for launch in 2016, a smallsat designed to test the unique attributes of a high-performance, non-toxic, “green” fuel on orbit.
Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971. He is a South African-American inventor and entrepreneur. He is the founder of SpaceX and Co-founder of Tesla Motors and PayPal. He is also chairman of SolarCity. Musk attended Bryanston High School in South Africa, but graduated from Pretoria Boys High School. In the early 90s, Musk was educated at Queen's University in Kingston Ontario Canada and left Canada around 1992 to pursue Business and Physics at the University of Pennsylvania, where he...
This bird of prey is known more as a pigeon hawk. The Merlin is from the Northern Hemisphere with some migrating to subtropical and northern tropical areas during the winter. There has also been a discovery that there are two different, very distinct, species: the North American and the Eurasian. The North American Merlin was first described by a Swede taxonomist, Carl Linnaeus. The Merlin is between 9 and 13 inches long with a wingspan of 20-29 inches. The Merlin is an exceptionally...
The Laughing Falcon (Herpetotheres cachinnans), also known as the Snake Hawk (erroneously, since it’s not a hawk), is a medium-sized bird of prey belonging to the falcon family Falconidae, the only member of the genus Herpetotheres. This Neotropical species is an expert snake-eater. Its common and scientific names are both in reference to its distinctive voice. The English name comes from its loud voice, as does the specific name cachinnans, which is Latin for “laughing aloud” or...
The Yellow-headed Caracara is a bird of prey belonging to the Falconidae family. It’s found in tropical and subtropical South America and the southern part of Central America. Not like falcons in the same family, the caracara is not a fast-flying aerial hunter, but it is rather sluggish and often gets food by scavenging. The caracara is 16 to 18 inches long and weighs 11.5 ounces on average. Just like many other birds of prey, the females are larger than the males, weighing 11 to 13...
The Gyrfalcon, also spelled as gerfalcon, is the largest of the falcon variety. This falcon breeds on Arctic coasts, and the islands of North America, Europe, and Asia. It mostly lives there as well, yet some Gyrfalcons disperse more widely after breeding season or in the winter. This bird is isolated throughout the Northern Hemisphere, with populations in Northern American, Greenland, and Northern Europe. The plumage varies with location, with birds being colored from all white, to dark...
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