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2012-08-15 20:14:34

NASA has selected the Norwegian Space Centre (NSC) of Oslo, Norway, for combined data support services for NOAA's Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Program. This is a firm-fixed price contract with a value of about $22 million, which includes one base year and four one-year options to extend performance. This contract permits usage of the Svalbard Satellite Station ground station and other NSC data services resources to support the JPSS Program requirements for three missions: Global...

2012-07-07 23:00:38

The Polar RCX3 is definitely a tester favorite at the Heart Rate Watch Company blog for men and women with smaller wrists. It fits better and provides speed, distance and heart rate data for a wide variety of sports. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 Heart Rate Watch Company blog recently completed a testing comparison of the new Polar RCX3 and found that the profile fits smaller wrists very well. The watch also does everything the Polar RCX5 does except swimming, intervals and the race...

2012-05-01 23:03:24

The Heart Rate Watch Company is having its annual Mother's Day heart rate monitor watch sale now through May 13th, 2012. Get great deals on Polar, Suunto, Timex and Garmin heart rate monitor watch products, bike computers and more. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 National fitness retailer the Heart Rate Watch Company is having their Mother's Day heart rate monitor watch sale from May 1st through May 13th. "The sale includes deeply discounted prices on all women's Polar, Suunto, and Timex...

2011-10-26 02:46:51

NASA will host a series of news briefings from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 4 to 6 p.m. EDT, to discuss the agency's next Earth-observing satellite mission. The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Preparatory Project (NPP) is scheduled for launch from Vandenberg on Friday, Oct. 28, during a nine-minute, 10 second window that opens at 5:48 a.m. NPP will collect critical data to improve our understanding of long-term...


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Cataclysmic Variable Star -- Cataclysmic variables are a class of binary stars containing a white dwarf and a companion star. The companion star is usually a red dwarf, although in some cases it is another white dwarf or a slightly evolved star (subgiant). Several hundreds of cataclysmic variables are known. From the observational viewpoint, cataclysmic variables are relatively easy to discover. They are usually quite blue objects, as the majority of stars are red. The variability of...

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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.