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First Space Test Passed By Galileo’s Search And Rescue System
2013-01-23 13:34:19

The first switch-on of a Galileo search and rescue package shows it to be working well. Its activation begins a major expansion of the space-based Cospas–Sarsat network, which brings help to air and sea vessels in distress.

The Washable Wearable Antenna
2011-09-29 09:12:57

Wearing an antenna – without anyone knowing – is making a splash in the world of search and rescue.

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2011-08-02 07:10:00

A NOAA geostationary satellite played a pivotal role in the July 23 rescue of a group of student hikers from a vicious grizzly bear attack in Alaska, helping direct first responders to the scene.

2008-06-19 12:00:06

Text of report in English by corporate-owned Russian military news agency Interfax-AVN website Minsk, 19 June: The implementation of Belarusian space projects should continue, President Alyaksandr Lukashenka said.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.