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2013-07-12 23:24:49

Middletown’s Ohio Challenge Balloon Festival is July 12th - 14th, and is set to include several performances by the Team Fastrax skydivers.

2013-07-05 23:16:28

On Saturday, July 6th, 2013, Team Fastrax will perform an American Flag skydive at the “4th For Our Soldiers” event in Burlington, Kentucky.

2013-07-03 23:19:52

Frisco, TX is set to land an iFLY indoor skydiving facility scheduled for opening in late 2013 at the Stonebriar Centre Mall.

2013-05-17 23:19:23

Fiorentino Drag Test with United Space Alliance Successful Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Fiorentino Para-Anchor announces a successful

Simulated Parachute Failures Can't Keep NASA From Landing Orion Test Version Safely
2013-05-02 10:31:59

During a simulation of two types of parachute failures this past Wednesday, a test version of NASA’s Orion spacecraft made a safe landing. The mock capsule was traveling approximately 250 mph during the test in Yuma, Arizona, when the parachutes were deployed.

2013-02-13 10:21:03

NASA engineers have demonstrated the agency's Orion spacecraft can land safely if one of its three main parachutes fails to inflate during deployment.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]