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SAINT-CLOUD, France, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EASA Approval Kick Starts Launch of 'Dassault Training Academy'(R) Dassault Aviation recently
SAINT-CLOUD, France, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Bowl XVIII, Soccer World Cup Among Special Events Targeted in 2014 In preparation for the 2014
TETERBORO, New Jersey, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Falcon Jet has mobilized its customer service resources to provide support for Falcon operators traveling
SAINT-CLOUD, France, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Aviation has named a new International Sales Manager for Africa to help meet growing demand for business
SAINT-CLOUD, France, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Aviation recently approved Air Alsie of Denmark as a Dassault Falcon Authorized Line Maintenance Service
TETERBORO, New Jersey, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Falcon Jet recently named Remy St-Martin to the newly created position of Senior Director, Customer Experience.
A free flight intended to evaluate a vehicle’s performance in a simulated space environment and launches designed to try out the early next-generation launch abort technology are among the project planned by NASA’s Commercial Crew Program partners in 2014.
SpaceX has completed its first Falcon 9 launch of the New Year, putting Asian satellite operator THAICOM’s latest spacecraft into geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO).
SpaceX can breathe a sigh of relief after a late day launch on December 3 successfully put its upgraded Falcon 9 rocket into space and set an SES-8 telecommunications satellite into geostationary transfer orbit (GTO).
SpaceX has been trying to launch an SES-8 telecommunications satellite into orbit since Monday. On Thanksgiving day, SpaceX had to abort another attempted launch opportunity moments before lift-off.
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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