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2014-06-20 08:23:29

Texas Ophthalmological Association Offers Tips for Fireworks Safety AUSTIN, Texas, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- June is Fireworks Eye Safety Awareness Month, and the Texas Ophthalmological

Volume Of Rocket Noise Turned Down Through SLS Scale Model Acoustic Testing
2014-06-20 03:04:46

NASA engineers recently went on an auricle ride as a scale model of the Space Launch System (SLS), including solid rocket motors, was fired -- giving an "earful" of information about how low- and high-frequency sound waves will affect the rocket on the launch pad.

LDSD Rocket-powered Test Vehicle
2014-06-02 16:20:30

NASA's flying saucer-shaped test vehicle is ready to take to the skies from the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii, for its first engineering shakeout flight.

Engineers Ready NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator
2014-05-22 03:31:24

A saucer-shaped vehicle designed to test interplanetary landing devices hangs on a tower in preparation for launch at the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii.

NASA Achieves Major Milestone As They Prepare To Test RS-25 Engine
2014-05-07 03:16:46

NASA engineers at Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Miss., achieved a major milestone May 1 as they prepare to test RS-25 rocket engines that will help power the new Space Launch System (SLS) on missions to deep space destinations.

2014-04-15 23:00:18

Rocket Italian Premium, created by Maria Delorenzi, is a newly updated e-book that teaches people how to speak Italian confidently.

2014-04-09 23:00:27

Rocket Spanish Premium, developed by Mauricio Evlampieff, is an exclusive language learning course that teaches people how to speak Spanish fluently.

2014-04-07 23:01:54

After months of designing, building and launching home-made model rockets, hundreds of middle and high school students from across the country will advance to the national finals of the Aerospace

2014-04-07 12:37:02

New Social Media Ratings Company Offers Unique, Share-Based Approach to Measuring Social Media Performance LAS VEGAS, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-03-20 20:21:44

Fireworks by Grucci commissioned to mark climactic crescendo of Star-Spangled Spectacular BALTIMORE, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Star-Spangled 200, Inc.


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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