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2014-04-07 23:04:45

David McDivitt, Executive Vice President of the Colorado-based McDivitt Law Firm, has been selected to the 2014 Colorado Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 David McDivitt, Colorado Personal Injury Attorney and Executive Vice President of McDivitt Law Firm, has been selected to the 2014 Colorado Rising Stars list. Each...

2009-03-31 11:19:00

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will honor astronaut James "Jim" Lovell, Jr., with the presentation of an Ambassador of Exploration Award for his contributions to the U.S. space program. During a ceremony Friday, April 3, Lovell will accept the award at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum in Lexington Park, Md., and present it to the museum for display. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA is giving the Ambassador of Exploration Award to...

2008-12-02 14:00:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- You may never go to space, but here's a chance to receive a letter and an autographed photo from legendary astronauts who have! Twelve space heroes have come together for a sixth year to offer memberships to the 2009 Astronaut Autograph Club as a means to raise money for college scholarships through the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. The club affords its members an autographed photo and personalized letter from a U.S. Hall of Fame...

2004-11-30 06:00:09

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Kids of all ages will delight in a unique "Astronaut of the Month" Christmas gift that offers an autographed photo and personalized letter from one of America's most famous astronauts for every month of 2005! Beginning today, the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, a nonprofit organization, will offer just 350 memberships to its Astronaut Autograph Club (AAC), as a way of raising money for its scholarship program. Now in its second year,...

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2010-11-19 16:02:45

William Anders is a former United States Air Force officer, NASA astronaut, businessman, and engineer. He is also one of the first three people to have left Earth orbit and traveled to the Moon. He was born William Alison Anders on October 17, 1933 in Hong Kong. As a child, he was active in the Boy Scouts of America and achieved its second highest rank, Life Scout. Anders graduated from Grossmont High School in La Mesa, California. After receiving his high school diploma, he was accepted into...

2010-11-18 18:11:26

Michael Collins was an American astronaut and test pilot who was one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon. He was born on October 31, 1930 in Rome, Italy. As a child he moved constantly due to having military parents. His family ended up in Washington DC, where Collins attended St. Albans School. After his graduation, he went to the United States Military Academy and continued on to join the United States Air Force. He completed flight training at Columbus Air Force Base, moved on to...

2010-10-29 20:07:02

David Scott was a NASA astronaut who was the seventh person to walk on the Moon and the first person to drive on the Moon. He was born David Randolph Scott on June 6, 1932 on Randolph Air Force Base near San Antonio, Texas. As a child, he was active in the Boy Scouts of America and graduated from The Western High School in Washington, D.C. in June 1949, as an honor student and a record setting swimmer. After his first year of college, he received an invitation to attend West Point where he...

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  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.