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Red Bull Stratos 'Edge Of Space' Final Mission Data Is In
2013-02-05 11:22:31

Official numbers are in from the Red Bull Stratos team's jump from the edge of space last year, and the results show Felix Baumgartner reached higher speeds than previously thought.

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.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.