Latest Magellan probe Stories

2010-06-08 08:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan, one of the leading GPS brands, offers the Magellan RoadMate 1700 as a solution to the navigation challenges facing drivers of larger vehicles.

2010-05-25 08:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan today announced the latest generation of the RoadMate series of portable vehicle navigation devices. The new series includes models in a variety of screen sizes and feature sets to meet any consumer navigation needs.

2010-04-19 12:15:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan GPS announces their exclusive sponsorship of Geocaching.com's Cache In Trash Out (CITO) worldwide event.

2010-04-08 13:12:00

WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, scientists have detected clear signs of recent lava flows on the surface of Venus.

2010-04-08 13:40:00

For the first time, scientists have detected clear signs of recent lava flows on the surface of Venus.

2010-03-25 17:30:00

PORTLAND, Maine, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation (Nasdaq: MPET) (ASX: MGN) announced the execution of an agreement by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Magellan Petroleum Australia Limited (MPAL), with Santos Limited (Santos) to purchase Santos' 40% interest in the Evans Shoal natural gas field (NT/P48), located in the Bonaparte Basin offshore Northern Australia.

2010-02-24 09:43:00

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Biosciences, Inc., an emerging leader in clinical diagnostics, announced that Hiroshi Uchida, Ph.D., has joined the company as president and chief executive officer. He will also serve as a company director. Dr.

2010-01-21 10:49:00

TULSA, Okla., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) has declared the partnership's quarterly cash distribution of 71 cents per unit for the period Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, 2009. The fourth-quarter distribution will be paid Feb.

Latest Magellan probe Reference Libraries

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...

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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  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.