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2010-12-22 10:15:00

Trinitramid – that's the name of the new molecule that may be a component in future rocket fuel.

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2010-12-18 08:15:00

Russian investigators said Friday that the Russian Proton rocket that failed to deploy its own satellite system was the result of a fuel miscalculation.

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2010-12-14 13:40:00

A team of scientists led by Marc Lessard of the University of New Hampshire Space Science Center launched an instrument-laden, four-stage sounding rocket from Norway’s Andøya Rocket Range into aurora about 200 miles above Earth early Sunday morning (Dec 12, 2010), just before the two-week launch window slammed shut.

2010-12-09 14:41:00

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS has announced John Fuller, president and chief executive officer for Johnny Rockets, Inc., as the next boss to be seen undercover on the hit reality series, "Undercover Boss," Sunday, Dec. 12 (9:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT).

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2010-12-07 08:55:17

Less than three years after obtaining college degrees, a group of early-career employees at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif, can now add "rocket launch" to their resumes.

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2010-12-03 09:40:46

The annual NASA Student Launch Projects rocketry challenge promises to send aloft more rockets than ever before in its 11-year history.

2010-12-01 00:35:10

Rocket Matter Users Can Now Easily Associate Dropbox Files With Their Client Cases. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) November 30, 2010 Rocket Matter®, the leading web-based legal practice management software and time and billing application for small to mid-sized law firms, today announces integration with Dropbox, a popular Internet document backup service. Rocket Matter users can associate matters with Dropbox folders, allowing them to view documents associated with a given client case.

2010-11-29 11:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle engineers successfully demonstrated Wyle's new liquid fuel rocket engine test system, a major component of the state-of-the-art rocket engine and fluids test facility at San Bernardino. The test firing, featuring a U.S.

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2010-11-26 15:15:00

Scientists with the US Department of Defense are on track to conduct a second test launch next year of the Falcon HTV-2 experimental superweapon after the maiden test flight ended abruptly when the autopilot crashed the unmanned glider into the ocean as a safety measure.

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2010-11-26 12:39:26

A space shuttle main engine burns at 6,000 degrees F, but the outside of the nozzle remains cool to the touch.


Latest Rocket Reference Libraries

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2012-03-10 09:17:29

Challenger launched from Kennedy Space Center on January 28, 1986 at 11:38 AM EST and blew up 1 minute and 13 seconds later as a result of launch malfunctions. The shuttle was lost with all seven crew members. The Challenger disaster shook the confidence of the entire nation. As a personal note, this writer was in Mrs. Cook’s sixth grade class in Abilene, Texas. I was already an avid fan of the space program at that time. Most of us were. The class was watching this particular launch...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Wernher von Braun (March 23, 1912 - June 16, 1977) was one of the leading figures in the development of rocket technology in Germany and the United States. His work on the Nazi rocket program made him a controversial figure. The controversy was captured in a song by satirist Tom Lehrer, who described him as "A man whose allegiance is ruled by expedience". He was born on in Wirsitz, Posen, Germany and his mother gave him a telescope upon his Lutheran confirmation. His interest in astronomy...

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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.