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FAA Approves Orbital Sciences Demonstration Flight To ISS
2011-09-01 09:32:53

The Federal Aviation Administration has given Orbital Sciences the go-ahead to launch a demonstration flight to the International Space Station next year.

2011-03-22 11:15:00

NASA ushered in a new era of space exploration at its Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Tuesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony opening the new Horizontal Integration Facility (HIF).

2011-03-10 15:16:02

NASA will unveil its new rocket integration facility at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 am EDT on March 22.

2011-01-20 11:20:00

NASA postponed the Jan 21 unveiling of the new rocket integration facility at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia due to expected inclement weather.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.