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2014-03-28 08:21:07

LR4 has more horsepower and cargo space SAN ANTONIO, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Anyone who says Land Rover vehicles aren't at the top of the luxury SUV segment will have to answer to the staff at Land Rover of San Antonio. The award-winning Land Rover dealer is one of the top locations in the country for Land Rover education, sales and service. Because of the level of capability that each model of Land Rover vehicle is built with, they were bound to attract the attention...

2014-02-20 12:31:43

Provider of staffing and recruitment software expands European presence with new London office SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Talent Rover, provider of cloud-based software built for managing the entire staffing and recruitment workflow, announced today the official opening of its new London office. Led by Steve Harris, Talent Rover's Director of EMEA Sales, the London office will continue to expand the company's European presence and meet the growing demand...

2014-02-14 16:21:32

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have determined the now-infamous Martian rock resembling a jelly doughnut, dubbed Pinnacle Island, is a piece of a larger rock broken and moved by the wheel of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity in early January. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Only about 1.5 inches wide (4 centimeters), the white-rimmed, red-centered rock caused a stir last month when it appeared in an image the...

China's Jade Rabbit Lunar Rover Reawakens After Short Hibernation
2014-02-14 14:51:58

[ Watch the Video: Jade Rabbit Lunar Rover Wakes Up ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After a dramatic, albeit premature eulogy, China’s lunar rover has sprung back to life like a zombie from The Walking Dead. In January, technical difficulties forced the rover, dubbed Jade Rabbit, into a hibernation period from which many said it may never emerge. "The Jade Rabbit went into sleep under an abnormal status," explained China’s space program spokesperson Pei...

2014-01-27 20:20:11

New Land Rover SUV provides for customer needs SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The time for the new model-year of Land Rover vehicles has arrived at Land Rover of San Antonio. This is always an exciting time for the dealership because it is always a surprise how Land Rover engineers are going improve on the previous year's version of the same vehicle. This round of new arrivals has brought the 2014 Land Rover LR4 to San Antonio, TX and the vehicle is currently...

2014-01-23 12:22:43

Participants will receive discounts on lodging, dinners SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Land Rover of San Antonio was recently was awarded a spot in the Land Rover Pinnacle Club for its outstanding work in various areas and metrics, as decided by the Land Rover corporate office, that leads to continual growth of the Land Rover brand and overall Land Rover customer satisfaction. The sales staff at Land Rover of San Antonio is routinely ranked as among the most...

Sprit Rover 10 year anniversary
2014-01-03 13:57:26

[ Watch the Video: Spirit Rover Landing 10th Anniversary ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Saturday will mark the 10th anniversary of the date NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Spirit touched down on the Martian surface. On January 4, 2004 Spirit finally reached the Red Planet after a seven-month-long trip through space. The rover was a twin to the still operational Opportunity rover, which landed just a few weeks after Spirit. Spirit was a six-wheeled,...

NASA Developing ‘Super Ball Bot’ Rover For Possible Titan Mission
2013-12-29 08:37:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online While it might look like a squishable mess of ropes and tent poles, NASA’s proposed “Super Ball Bot” could hold the key to making landing a rover on another planet easier and far less expensive, according to a new report published last week in IEEE Spectrum, the journal of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Under ideal circumstances, modern-day planetary rovers “can require careful choreography of...

China Lander Has Lunar Touchdown, First Landing In Nearly 40 Years
2013-12-14 19:32:30

[ Watch the Video: Lunar Exploration Begins For China ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online China has announced the successful soft landing of its Chang’e 3 spacecraft – the first such landing for mankind since 1976. “Chang'e-3 has successfully carried out a soft-landing on the moon. This makes the China world's third nation to achieve a lunar soft landing," said the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in an online post. State news agency Xinhua published a...

China's Lunar Mission Lifts Off
2013-12-02 04:19:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online China’s first lunar rover mission is underway, as the rocket carrying the six-wheeled robot known as Yutu lifted-off from Xichang at 01:30 Monday morning local time, various media outlets have reported. Live pictures of the launch of the Long March 3B rocket carrying the rover were shown on state television, according to BBC News Science Editor Paul Rincon. The spacecraft should land in the Moon’s northern hemisphere in mid...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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