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NASA Successfully Tests Orion’s Parachute Backup System
2012-12-21 14:32:49

NASA has completed a series of parachute tests for its Orion spacecraft at the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground in southwestern Arizona.

Felix Has Landed - Space Jump A Complete Success
2012-10-14 13:41:12

Felix Baumgartner and the Red Bull Stratos team set records today, as the dare devil Felix fell from the edge of space towards Earth and broke the sound barrier.

Felix Baumgartner Prepares For World's Highest Skydive
2012-10-09 12:45:24

Man has always had the dream of being able to fly, and while some have taken up that dream through jumping out of an airplane, one man is preparing to accomplish that feat today in a fashion that has never been seen before.

Daredevil Skydiver Gets Approval
2012-09-25 20:39:48

One daredevil is planning another feat from near-space, attempting to ride a helium-filled balloon 23 miles above the Earth and then to plunge back down for the world's highest-ever skydive.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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