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2015-05-08 16:20:32

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reporters are invited to a media day Monday, June 1, at the U.S.

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2015-04-14 09:33:34

Colorado-based United Launch Alliance (ULA) has unveiled a new rocket system that it claims will be more affordable and accessible than currently available space-travel options and could be used for missions travelling all the way to the dwarf planet Pluto.

2015-03-31 00:20:21

OSAKA, Japan, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - Special Movie of Rocket Launch released on YouTube - On March 7, the Candy Rocket Project Committee, organized by Japanese confectionery

2015-03-30 12:20:36

Awards $770 million contract to Raytheon to upgrade Patriot system SEOUL, South Korea, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cities and key infrastructure in the Republic of Korea will soon be better

2015-02-27 23:14:15

Rocket Builders Names Top Technology Companies To the “Ready to Rocket” lists for 13th Consecutive Year to Highlight Companies with Highest Growth Potential Vancouver,

2014-12-22 08:21:16

Qatar becomes latest global Patriot customer TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec.

2014-10-20 23:07:58

Saves 20 weeks on the edit, about two weeks per episode, with Aframe’s Cloud VideoPlatform; delivers series on time, under budget, and ultimately resulting in a better show. Boston

2014-10-15 12:21:03

DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Qatar has selected Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] PAC-3 Missile, becoming the newest international customer for the program.


Latest Rocketry 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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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'.