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2010-08-13 11:16:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Ancient Art, one of the world's most eminent galleries specializing in Classical Antiquities, is pleased to announce that it will exhibit in the Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris at the Grand Palais (15-22 September 2010). Hicham Aboutaam, co-owner of Phoenix Ancient Art, says, "We love the Biennale. It provides the ideal setting for us to show our most significant works in the company of some of the most distinguished dealers in the world. In...

2010-06-29 16:17:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced the company's Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) boost motor performed nominally during a low endo-atmospheric engagement of a unitary target. This test was conducted today at the Pacific Missile Range in Kauai, Hawaii during the THAAD Flight Test 14. THAAD is a mobile missile defense technology designed to intercept and destroy short-to-intermediate-range ballistic missiles...

2009-03-18 16:26:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its two Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) boost motors performed optimally during a THAAD flight test yesterday at the Pacific Missile Range in Kauai, Hawaii. THAAD is a mobile missile defense technology designed to intercept and destroy short- to medium-range ballistic missiles during the final, or terminal, phase of their flight, and provides broad area coverage...

2006-07-12 13:00:00

By Jim Wolf WASHINGTON -- The U.S. military said it successfully tested on Wednesday a missile-shield component built by Lockheed Martin Corp. to shoot down a ballistic missile in the last minute or so of its flight. The so-called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense weapon system, or THAAD, "exceeded its objectives" in the long-planned test by shooting down a non-separating Hera target missile at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, Lockheed said in a statement. THAAD, which is still being...

2006-07-12 12:51:13

By Jim Wolf WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military said it successfully tested on Wednesday a missile-shield component built by Lockheed Martin Corp. to shoot down a ballistic missile in the last minute or so of its flight. The so-called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense weapon system, or THAAD, "exceeded its objectives" in the long-planned test by shooting down a non-separating Hera target missile at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, Lockheed said in a statement. THAAD,...

2006-07-12 11:51:57

By Jim Wolf WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military said it had successfully tested Wednesday a missile-shield component built by Lockheed Martin Corp. to shoot down a ballistic missile in the last minute or so of its flight. The so-called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense weapon system, or THAAD, "exceeded its objectives" in the long-planned test by shooting down a non-separating Hera target missile at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, Lockheed said in a statement. THAAD,...

2005-09-30 15:50:58

ATHENS, Greece -- The life-sized marble statues of two ancient Greek goddesses have emerged during excavations of a 5,000-year-old town on the island of Crete, archaeologists said Friday. The works, representing the goddesses Athena and Hera, date to between the second and fourth centuries - during the period of Roman rule in Greece - and originally decorated the Roman theater in the town of Gortyn, archaeologist Anna Micheli from the Italian School of Archaeology told The Associated...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Draco (dragon or serpent) Constellation -- Location: Northern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 17h; Declination: +65; Source: Creation and dragon myths from Greek, Roman, eastern Mediterranean, Middle East, Indian and Norse cultures Two circumstances lie behind the multitude of myths associated with Draco. First, due to the precession of the Earth, Draco's star Thuban was the pole star approximately 4000 years ago. It would have seemed to ancient sky watchers that the Earth...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Hydra Constellation -- Location: Northern Hemisphere & Southern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 10h; Declination: -20; Source: Greek Mythology The constellation Hydra is most closely associated with the legend of the second labor of Heracles, which may echo a Babylonian legend in which the hero Gilgamesh killed a seven-headed monster. The Hydra was a fresh-water serpent born to Echidne and Typhon. Echidne was half woman, half serpent, herself a daughter of Ceto, a sea monster...

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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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