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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.
NASA this week completed the first in a series of flight-like parachute tests for the agency's Orion spacecraft.
NEW YORK, Dec.
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.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Feb.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Skydiving continues to improve its safety record, according to new statistics released today by the U.S.
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.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Sept.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.