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2014-03-28 16:20:43

WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Orbital Sciences Corp. of Dulles, Va., to launch the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) mission. CYGNSS will launch in October 2016 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a Pegasus XL rocket from Orbital's "Stargazer" L-1011 aircraft. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO This is a firm-fixed price launch-service task order contract worth approximately $55...

2013-10-28 12:20:59

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pegasus TransTech, a leading provider of electronic revenue cycle, document management, and invoicing solutions to the transportation industry, announced today that Frank Adelman has been named President and CEO. Mr. Adelman assumes this position as part of the company's long-term succession planning and replaces Bob Helms, who is retiring from his position as Chairman and CEO to pursue other interests and spend time with his family. "We...

2013-07-17 23:24:21

Preparations Already Underway for 2014 Show and 100-Year Club Anniversary Darien, CT (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 The Ox Ridge Hunt Club (ORHC) is happy to announce the completion of the 83rd annual Charity Horse Show, which attracted over 5,000 riders, trainers, spectators and sponsors from across the region. Special thanks is owed to this year’s premier sponsor,Callari Auto Group BMW, MINI, VOLVO (Westport) and FIAT (Stamford), as well as the charitable recipient, Pegasus Therapeutic Riding....

2013-06-28 00:20:24

IRIS Spacecraft Fills Crucial Gap to Advance Sun-Earth Connection Studies ARLINGTON, Va., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) supported the successful launch of an Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) air-launched Pegasus XL(®) rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The Pegasus XL rocket carried NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) spacecraft, built by Lockheed Martin, into a sun-synchronous polar orbit for continuous solar observations...

2013-06-28 00:20:21

WASHINGTON, June, 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) spacecraft launched Thursday at 7:27 p.m. PDT (10:27 p.m. EDT) from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The mission to study the solar atmosphere was placed in orbit by an Orbital Sciences Corporation Pegasus XL rocket. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "We are thrilled to add IRIS to the suite of NASA missions studying the sun," said John Grunsfeld,...

2012-07-16 14:20:39

DALLAS, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas Morning News announced today that it has acquired Pegasus News (www.pegasusnews.com), an online news and information business serving Dallas-Fort Worth, from PanLocal Media LLC, a subsidiary of Archstream LLC of Dallas. The purchase further strengthens The Dallas Morning News' position as the leading source of up-to-date local news and entertainment information. Rich Alfano, General Manager of The Dallas Morning News' Arts and...

2012-06-13 10:20:26

ARLINGTON, Va., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) supported the successful launch of an Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) air-launched Pegasus XL® rocket from the Ronald Reagan Test Site at Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific Ocean. The Pegasus rocket carried NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) satellite, an Orbital-built spacecraft designed to study high energy X-rays in the universe. ATK provided propulsion for all three stages, many of the composite...

2012-06-13 06:20:54

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) launched into the morning skies over the central Pacific Ocean at noon EDT (9 a.m. PDT) Wednesday, beginning its mission to unveil secrets of buried black holes and other exotic objects. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "We all eagerly await the launch of this novel X-ray observatory," said Paul Hertz, NASA's Astrophysics Division Director. "With...

NuSTARinSpace
2012-06-13 11:29:59

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com Commercialized space industry has taken another step in collaboration with NASA as the space agency's NuSTAR telescope launched Wednesday morning. NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) was launched in a unique way by The Orbital Science Corporation's "Stargazer" plane. Stargazer took off from Kwajalein Atoll, and released its Pegasus rocket, which carried NASA's NuSTAR the rest of the way towards space. "Pegasus is our most unique...

2012-06-13 02:20:54

BRISTOL, Pa., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When NASA's NuSTAR probe settles into orbit above the Earth to study black holes and supernovas, DUNMORE Corporation multi-layer insulation (MLI) materials will protect its sensitive instruments and circuitry from extreme outer space conditions. NuSTAR (Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array) was launched today by a jet aircraft that carried it, mounted on a Pegasus Xl rocket, to an altitude of 40,000 feet. The rocket boosted NuSTAR into orbit above...


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Nintendo Entertainment System
2013-03-26 12:25:30

The Nintendo Entertainment System, or NES for short, is an 8-bit video game console that was released in 1983 in Japan, 1985 in North America, 1986 in Europe, and 1987 in Australia. It was manufactured by Nintendo, originally called Famicom. The initial plans of the Famicom was to be a 16-bit computer with keyboard and floppy disc drive, but Nintendo president decided to build a cartridge-based game console instead. The Famicom was released on July 15, 1983 with Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Perseus Constellation -- Location: Northern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 03h; Declination: +45; Source: Greek Mythology Perseus was the son of the Greek god Zeus and the mortal princess Danae. Perseus' grandfather, Acrisius, the king of Argos, was warned by an oracle that he would be killed by his grandson. Acrisius locked his daughter Danae in a dungeon to prevent her bearing a child. Zeus found a way into her dungeon disguised as a shower of gold. When the child Perseus...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Pegasus (the winged horse) Constellation -- Location: Visible in both Hemispheres Coordinates: Right Ascension: 22h; Declination: +20; Source: Greek mythology Pegasus, the winged horse, was the son of Poseidon and Medusa. Medusa had been one of three beautiful sisters. Athena was angered that Medusa met with Poseidon in one of her temples. She changed Medusa into a terrible monster. Zeus kept Pegasus out of the world to placate Athena. Pegasus (and the warrior Chrysaor) sprang from...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Andromeda Constellation -- Andromeda is a constellation representing the princess Andromeda, in the northern sky near Pegasus. The constellation takes the general shape of a long, dim, straggly letter "A". It is most notable for containing the Andromeda Galaxy. Notable features The brightest star in Andromeda, α Andromedae, called Alpheratz or Sirrah, makes up with α, β, and λ Pegasi an asterism called the Great Square of Pegasus. This star was once considered part of...

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