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European Ground Stations Allow Galileo To Participate In Search And Rescue Testing
2013-10-08 12:40:34

ESA’s completion of a pair of dedicated ground stations at opposite ends of Europe has enabled Galileo satellites in orbit to participate in global testing of the Cospas–Sarsat search and rescue system.

2013-10-03 23:03:12

The crew aboard Crowley Maritime Corporation’s articulated tug-barge (ATB) Achievement/650-8 has performed its second rescue in nine months, this time saving the lives of four individuals aboard

NASA Technology Detects Heartbeat In Rubble
2013-09-18 09:57:44

NASA and the Department of Homeland Security have developed a technology that can detect a human heartbeat behind 20 feet of solid concrete or 30 feet of crushed material.

2013-09-13 23:18:37

Founded in 1984, InventHelp is America's Leading Inventor Service Company, and is submitting the Quick Extraction Harness to companies for their review. Pittsburgh,


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.