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2015-03-10 08:30:57

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With the rest of the nation emerging from the grip of winter, students will soon be arriving in Florida, hungry for some sunshine and adventure.

2015-02-20 12:20:37

World View and United Parachute Technologies Successfully Fly Parafoil at 102,200 Feet TUCSON, Ariz., Feb.

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2014-10-25 08:05:08

Google senior VP Alan Eustace has shattered Felix Baumgartner's skydiving record, jumping from over 130,000 feet and topping speeds of over 800 mph in a 4 1/2 minute freefall, various media outlets reported on Friday.

2014-08-16 00:20:51

August 18 - 22nd 2014 DENVER, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GO FAST! Sports is proud to announce the 2014 GO FAST! Games in Zakynthos, Greece August 18(th) - 22(nd).

2014-07-17 23:03:12

SkyVenture Colorado, an Indoor Skydiving facility that has been offering the Denver Colorado community and visitors the exhilarating excitement of an aerial-free fall, is pleased to announce

2014-07-01 08:26:09

SION, Switzerland, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The RealFly team from Sion, Switzerland has won the 2-Way Dynamic Contest, a new discipline of the Extreme Barcelona event

Parachutes For NASA's Orion Spacecraft Passed Most Difficult Test
2014-06-25 03:21:47

NASA completed the most complex and flight-like test of the parachute system for the agency's Orion spacecraft on Wednesday.

2014-06-24 08:20:29

Sets World Record for Highest Parafoil Flight; Completes Full Flight Profile TUCSON, Ariz., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representing a milestone accomplishment,

2014-05-22 08:30:41

Project Gearshift aims to increase awareness around the number one cause of death amongst Canadian teenagers TORONTO, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - In an effort to educate teens about

2014-05-18 16:20:09

NEW YORK, May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the best view of New York City was from the air as five Red Bull Air Force Wingsuit Flyers accomplished their dream of skydiving from above one


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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