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2011-07-28 08:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP software suites, today announced that Magellan GPS, a leading portable navigation consumer electronics company, has adopted NetSuite to overhaul its Ecommerce operations. Keeping its business on course, Magellan GPS has eliminated its home-grown legacy Ecommerce system for NetSuite's cloud-based solution to run Ecommerce, marketing, merchandising and...

2011-07-25 12:53:00

PORTLAND, Maine, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation (the "Company" or "Magellan") (NASDAQ: MPET) (ASX: MGN) and Santos have now finalized discussions regarding an appropriate resolution of all remaining issues relating to the non-closure of the Evans Shoal transaction. The Company and Santos have agreed that $10 million of the sums deposited in connection with the Evans Shoal transaction will be returned to the Company and that the Asset Sale Deed should be...

2011-07-18 16:00:00

CHELMSFORD, Mass., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Biosciences, a global manufacturer of products designed to make diagnostic testing easier, more cost-effective, and less labor intensive, announced that it has sold its microbiology business, TREK Diagnostic Systems, to Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE: TMO). The sale will enable Magellan to focus all its resources on its LeadCare® and Dynex® businesses, both of which have been experiencing strong...

2011-07-18 09:26:00

PORTLAND, Maine, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation (the "Company" or "Magellan") (NASDAQ: MPET) (ASX: MGN) signed a letter of intent ("LOI") with Vaalco Energy Inc. ("VAALCO") (NYSE: EGY) to begin work on developing the Bakken formation and deeper horizons within the East Poplar Unit and Northwest Poplar Field in Roosevelt County, Montana ("Poplar"). The LOI terms remain subject to closing on a definitive Purchase and Sale Agreement ("PSA"). The LOI contemplates...

2011-07-12 12:21:00

CLEVELAND, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Biosciences, a global manufacturer of products designed to make diagnostic testing easier, more cost-effective, and less labor intensive, announced the FDA clearance of its new TREK Diagnostic Systems-brand Sensititre AIM Automated Inoculation Delivery System for use with all Sensititre dried plates. The small-footprint Sensititre AIM System quickly and accurately doses microtitre plates, eliminating both skipped wells and costly repeat...

2011-06-22 14:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan GPS today announced the launch of a Back-Up Camera companion product for its RoadMate® safety series car navigation units that will help drivers reverse and park more safely. Combining this camera with a Safety Series GPS navigator expands Magellan's focus on safety and security to the full time you are in your car. It starts when the Back-Up Camera helps you safely reverse out of your driveway, continues...

2011-06-16 09:17:00

PORTLAND, Maine, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ: MPET) (ASX: MGN) provides an update on the Evans Shoal transaction. The conditions to completion of the Evans Shoal transaction were not satisfied by May 31st. Magellan and Santos have acknowledged that the Evans Shoal transaction will now not close. The Company has commenced discussions with Santos with the intention of agreeing with Santos, in the near future, on an appropriate...

2011-04-18 09:30:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan GPS announced that it has renewed its exclusive sponsorship of Geocaching.com's Cache In Trash Out (CITO). 2011 marks the second year in a row that Magellan has participated in CITO. CITO is a global environmental initiative supported by the geocaching community dedicated to cleaning up parks and other cache-friendly places around the world. Events are organized and planned on a local basis by volunteers and promoted at...

2011-02-17 16:28:00

PORTLAND, Maine, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation (the "Company") (Nasdaq: MPET) (ASX: MGN) reports that the Company and its strategic investor, Young Energy Prize, S.A. ("YEP"), executed an Investment Agreement on February 11, 2011. The Investment Agreement sets forth the material terms of YEP's commitment to fund approximately A$85.45 million to complete Magellan Petroleum Australia Limited's ("MPAL"), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, acquisition of...

2011-02-07 16:00:00

WINNIPEG, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ - Magellan Aerospace announced today an agreement with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in Bangalore, India for a new Wire Strike Protection System (WSPS(R)). The agreement includes the design and development of a WSPS for the HAL Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH), which will be carried out at Magellan's Bristol Aerospace division in Winnipeg in 2011. Bristol is the global expert for this unique system, offering a proven design and acknowledged...


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2012-03-24 09:33:33

Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on May 4, 1989 at 2:46 PM EDT and landed at Edwards Air Force Base on May 8 at 12:43 PM PDT. The shuttle orbited 65 times at an altitude of 184 nautical miles at an inclination of 28.8 degrees and travelled 1.7 million miles. The mission lasted 4 days, 0 hours, 56 minutes, and 27 seconds. The primary mission was the launch of the Magellan probe that would travel to and study the planet Venus, adding vastly to our store of knowledge about our...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

The Planet Venus is the second planet from the sun. It is often called the evening star or morning star and is brighter than any object in the sky except the sun and the moon. Because its orbit lies between the sun and the orbit of the earth, Venus passes through phases like those of the moon, varying from a large bright crescent when the planet is near inferior conjunction (nearest the earth) to a smaller silvery disk when it is at superior conjunction (farthest from the earth). Since...

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