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2012-04-24 10:53:23

The next-generation engine that will help carry humans deeper into space than ever is back, bigger and better. The J-2X engine is currently on the A-2 Test Stand at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi for an extensive round of tests to build on last year's successful test firings. The engine will provide upper-stage power for NASA's evolved Space Launch System (SLS), a new heavy-lift rocket capable of missions to deep space. "We're making steady and tangible progress on our new...

2012-03-26 23:02:58

Users of Rocket Matter can now let Chrometa capture and categorize their automatically for them — without using notes or timers — and then automatically port these time entries into Rocket Matter. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 Chrometa LLC, creator of automatic time tracking software, today announced the compatibility of its flagship Chrometa time tracking software with leading cloud-based legal practice management software Rocket Matter®. Users of Rocket Matter can...

2012-03-23 23:03:15

Pioneering cloud-based legal software also rolls out ABA Task Code support and LEDES 98 billing. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Rocket Matter®, the leading cloud legal software for small to mid-sized law firms, today announces a publicly available application programming interface for Rocket Matter (RMAPI) and one-click integration with Chrometa, an automatic time capture technology for Macs and PCs. RMAPI allows other software companies to seamlessly and securely retrieve and...

2012-03-22 23:01:56

Five Grand Prize Winners to Receive Education Set, 500 Will Receive Poster Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) March 21, 2012 K'NEX, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love, is pleased to announce an online sweepstakes where 5 randomly chosen teachers will win a K´NEX Energy, Motion & Aeronautics set valued at $179.99. The first 500 teachers to enter will receive a free USS&RC poster. From Friday, March 16, through Friday, April 13, 2012, teachers can...

2012-03-15 07:41:33

A sub-scale solid rocket motor designed to mimic NASA's Space Launch System, or SLS, booster design successfully was tested today by engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. The 20-second firing tested new insulation materials on the 24-inch-diameter, 109-inch-long motor. The motor is a scaled down, low-cost replica of the solid rocket motors that will boost SLS off the launch pad. Marshall is leading the design and development of the SLS on behalf of the...


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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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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