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NASA Conducts Orion Parachute Testing For Orbital Test Flight
2011-12-22 04:26:51

NASA successfully conducted a drop test of the Orion crew vehicle's parachutes high above the Arizona desert Tuesday in preparation for its orbital flight test in 2014.

2011-09-22 12:13:18

NASA this week completed the first in a series of flight-like parachute tests for the agency's Orion spacecraft.

2010-07-14 15:39:00

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- On screen and off, celebrities are taking flight, but not in any private jet. Instead, Shania Twain, Hilary Swank and Chuck Norris are just a few of the celebrities who are going up--and jumping out.

2010-02-04 07:31:00

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2010-01-28 07:30:00

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Skydiving continues to improve its safety record, according to new statistics released today by the U.S.

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2010-01-22 13:35:00

Felix Baumgartner, an Austrian extreme sportsman, said his next goal is to try to break the long-standing record for the highest ever parachute jump.

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2009-07-21 14:45:36

Recording artist Kelly Clarkson Tuesday announced plans for a North American concert tour this fall. Joining Clarkson on her All I Ever Wanted tour will be the Australian sister duo The Veronicas and the up-and-coming band Parachute, 19 Recordings LLC/RCA Records said in a release.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
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