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Sensors For Seafaring Satellite Shipped By NASA
2013-05-23 15:21:07

Three NASA-built instruments that are integral components of the next in a series of U.S./European ocean altimetry satellites have arrived in France for integration with their spacecraft in preparation for a 2015 launch.

Ozone Tracking From The Space Station
2013-03-31 05:16:58

NASA is planning to launch a new, highly-sophisticated space-based ozone sensor to help monitor the layer of atmosphere that helps protect the planet from some of the sun’s harshest UV rays.

Software Helps Analyze Damage Caused By Chelyabinsk Meteor
2013-03-08 18:59:31

A researcher in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Southampton has released the results of a simulation of the Chelyabinsk meteor using high-tech software called NEOImpactor.

Asteroid Passing Earth Tonight, Similar In Size To Last Month's Russian Meteor
2013-03-04 15:17:42

An asteroid about the same size as the one that exploded over Russia's Ural Mountains last month will be making a close, but safe pass by Earth tonight.

Spanish Team Says Russian Meteorite Originated From Apollo Asteroid Group
2013-02-26 10:01:50

The Chelyabinsk meteorite that exploded over Russia’s Ural Mountains region on Friday, February 15, has had its origins mapped by scientists.

Meteor Explosion Over Cuba One Day After Russian Event
2013-02-18 07:56:43

Just one day after a spectacular meteor exploded over Russian skies, shattering windows and injuring more than a 1,200 people, Cubans were treated to a similar event, albeit on a much smaller scale.

Russia Begins Clean-Up After Meteor Strike
2013-02-17 08:30:01

As volunteers moved to repair, rebuild and recover following the meteor blast that injured nearly 1,200 people in Russia on Friday morning, the event caused some to spin wild conspiracy theories about the incident and others to raise concerns about the potential for other, similar occurrences in the future.

Massive Meteor Explodes Over Russia: Buildings Damaged, Hundreds Injured
2013-02-15 08:57:01

A meteor streaked across Russia’s early morning skies on Friday before violently exploding, sending a rain of debris onto the Earth below. The flash and boom shattered windows and meteor particles left damage in its wake, injuring more than 900 people in the Ural Mountains region.


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  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.
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