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2014-09-02 12:21:18

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it has successfully completed the Army's Critical Design Review (CDR) for the Mojave program, also known as the Target Location Designation System (TLDS). The passage of this critical program milestone moves the company closer to providing precision targeting capability to U.S. military forward observers in all battlefield environments. The DRS Technologies...

2014-02-21 16:20:21

Short film celebrates how Mojave has become the focal point of the emerging commercial spaceflight industry LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new short film has been released that celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit of the pioneers and companies that are reshaping the aviation and aerospace industry at the Mojave Air & Space Port in Mojave, California. The short film - Mojave Air & Space Port: The Modern Day Kitty Hawk - is produced and directed by Tara...

Suborbital Spaceflight Company Announces Plan To Move Flight Center To Kennedy Space Center
2012-08-24 11:21:49

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Suborbital commercial spaceflight company XCOR Aerospace will be setting up shop far from its founding grounds of Mojave, California. According to officials, the next-generation spaceflight firm will be heading to Florida where it will build its vehicles and launch tourists, researchers and payloads from the Kennedy Space Center (KSC). XCOR, which is developing the two-seat Lynx Mark II reusable launch vehicle, is planning on...


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Mojave Ground Squirrel, Xerospermophilus mohavensis
2012-07-25 13:51:49

The Mojave ground squirrel (Xerospermophilus mohavensis) is native only to the Mojave Desert in California. Frank Stephens discovered this squirrel in 1886. Its range includes areas of Inyo, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Kern counties. It can be found in Joshua tree woodlands, saltbush scrub, Mojave mixed woody scrub, and saltbush scrub. The preferred habitat of the Mojave ground squirrel contains abundant forage like spiny hopsage and winterfat, which allows the squirrels to live...

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2012-06-14 07:29:43

Symbol: YUSC2 Group: Monocot Family: Agavaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   YUCA3 Yucca californica Nutt. ex Baker   YUMA Yucca macrocarpa Merriam, non Engelm.   YUMO2 Yucca mohavensis Sarg. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CA, NV, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

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2012-06-14 07:31:35

Symbol: XYTO2 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CA, NV, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

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2012-06-14 07:31:36

Symbol: XYTOT Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   APTO Aplopappus tortifolius Torr. & A. Gray   ASAB3 Aster abatus S.F. Blake   ASGO3 Aster goodingii Onno   ASMO15 Aster mohavensis Coville, non Kuntze   ASTO7 Aster tortifolius (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray, non Michx.   MATO4 Machaeranthera tortifolia (Torr. & A. Gray) Cronquist & D.D....

2012-06-14 08:58:18

Symbol: TEST2 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CA, NV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

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