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Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 Reaches Final Orbit Begins

Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 Reaches Final Orbit, Begins Returning Science Data

Alan Buis and Steve Cole, NASA Just over a month after launch, the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) -- NASA's first spacecraft dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide -- has maneuvered into its final operating orbit and produced...

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2014-08-19 12:26:39

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GLORY Sports International and its board of directors today appointed Jon J. Franklin as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. In this role, Franklin will oversee management of the world's premier kickboxing league, with coverage in over 170 global territories. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130801/NY57546LOGO Since 2002, Franklin has been President of The Sports and Entertainment Company (Sports-EntCo), a sports and...

Rainbow-Like Feature Imaged On Venus For The First Time
2014-03-12 08:59:24

ESA A rainbow-like feature known as a ‘glory’ has been seen by ESA’s Venus Express orbiter in the atmosphere of our nearest neighbor – the first time one has been fully imaged on another planet. Rainbows and glories occur when sunlight shines on cloud droplets – water particles in the case of Earth. While rainbows arch across wide swathes of the sky, glories are typically much smaller and comprise a series of colored concentric rings centered on a bright core. Glories are...

2013-07-09 23:21:24

Survivor Z, the Interactive Fiction RPG for iOS, has announced today that award-winning comic book writer & editor Joe Keatinge will unveil a special challenge encounter based on his post-apocalyptic vision of the San Diego Comic Con. Joe's special interactive fiction challenge features artwork by Wook Jin Clark, and will be available as an In-App purchase starting on the first day of the SDCC: July 17, 2013. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Survivor Z, the Interactive...

2013-02-21 11:35:54

NASA has released a summary report on findings from a panel that investigated the unsuccessful 2011 launch of the agency's Glory spacecraft. The satellite, designed to improve our understanding of Earth's climate, was lost March 4, 2011, when it failed to reach orbit after launch aboard an Orbital Sciences Corp. Taurus XL rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. A mishap investigation board led by Bradley C. Flick, director of the Research and Engineering Directorate at...

2012-01-04 14:40:00

Author shows readers how to recognize the Glory of God in any circumstance Maitland, FL (PRWEB) January 04, 2012 In a new title from Xulon, From Glory to Glory, the Joe Lewis Story ($11.99, paperback, 978-1-60791-910-0; $19.99, hardcover, 978-1-60791-911-7; $5.99, eBook, 978-1-61379-429-6) readers will find an autobiography by Joe Lewis documenting his journey from the glory of the world to the glory of God. His journey begins with details of his life and proceeds through his service in the...

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2011-03-04 09:20:00

"¨NASA officials announced Friday that the Glory Earth observation satellite had failed to reach orbit, thus ending the hopes that the craft could be used to analyze the effect of aerosol particles and solar energy on the planet's climate."¨The satellite launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 5:09:45am EST on March 4, but was unable to reach orbit, the US space agency confirmed in a press release."¨"Telemetry indicated the fairing, the protective shell atop the...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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