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2013-03-27 00:21:09

Actor makes special delivery for world's first view of the All-New Range Rover Sport NEW YORK, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight, in a scene reminiscent of a Hollywood movie, actor Daniel Craig revealed the all-new Range Rover Sport as part of a dramatic drive through one of the world's most dynamic cities. The fastest, most agile and responsive Land Rover to date was put to the test by the British actor, who was entrusted to deliver the vehicle for its...

2013-03-24 23:01:19

Range Rover SF's goal is to become the number one place for Range Rover enthusiasts in the San Francisco Bay Area. Impressions Holdings is proud to announce the launch of the very first version of Range Rover SF. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) March 24, 2013 Range Rovers are among the most recognized and prolific SUVs ever available on global consumer markets. Today, a number of Range Rover owners and enthusiasts from the San Francisco Bay Area have come together to launch Range Rover...

2013-03-19 08:21:15

LONDON, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Anticipation is building for the global premiere of the all-new Range Rover Sport [https://newrangeroversport.landrover.com/gb/en ] on 26 March 2013. The all-new Range Rover Sport will be driven through the streets of Manhattan in a ground-breaking live event which will preview the new vehicle's transformed on-road dynamics and unrivalled breadth of capability. The all-new Range Rover Sport will be revealed on the eve of the 2013 New...

2013-01-23 08:35:10

SEATTLE, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rover.com, the digital dog-care leader that connects dog owners and sitters, has hired three new executives: Scott Porad as Senior Vice President of Product Development, Susan Koehler as Chief Marketing Officer and Kristen Forecki as Director of Customer Experience. With these additions to the team, Rover.com is poised to continue innovating and expanding its leadership position in the growing dog-care industry. Scott Porad will be responsible for the...

2013-01-04 08:20:36

LONDON, January 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to demonstrate the class-leading towing ability of the all-new Range Rover [http://www.landrover.com/gb/en/lr/all-new-range-rover/explore/autobiography ], Land Rover teamed up with an American icon to take part in the ultimate road-trip to one of the highest points in Africa. With a newly-launched Airstream 684 Series 2 aluminium travel trailer hitched to its electrically-deployable tow bar, a Range Rover Autobiography with...

Hedgehog Rovers Will Bounce, Hop, Leap Their Way Over Martian Moon Phobos
2013-01-03 07:06:46

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Stanford University researchers, working with NASA´s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and MIT, have designed a new robotic platform that could be used to explore the moons of Mars. The platform consists of a mother spacecraft and anywhere from one to several spiky, spherical rovers that can be deployed on the surface of a moon, such as Phobos, where they can hop, roll and tumble their way across rugged terrain. Each rover,...

Curiosity Begins Exploring Yellowknife Bay
2012-12-20 04:50:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA's Curiosity rover began exploring "Yellowknife Bay" on Mars this week, helping to provide information to researchers about which rock to drill. Researchers will use Curiosity's percussive drill to collect a sample from the interior of a rock, which is another new feat for the Martian rover. After the powdered-rock sample is sieved and portioned by a sample processing mechanism on the rover's arm, it will be analyzed by...

Curiosity Takes Self Portrait At Rocknest
2012-12-12 12:26:59

[ Watch the Video: Curiosity Rover's Arm Movements for Taking a Self-Portrait ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA has released an image that the talented Mars Curiosity rover has taken, featuring itself with a Martian background. The self-portrait was taken with Curiosity's Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI), which captured dozens of high-resolution images to create the picture. The image shows the rover at "Rocknest," which is the spot in Gale Crater where...

Apollo 17 Moonwalk - 40 Years Later
2012-12-11 12:02:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Forty years ago, man stepped out onto the surface of the moon for the last time during the Apollo 17 mission. On December 11, 1972, astronauts unloaded the lunar rover for a drive around on the moon's surface, beginning the end of the final Apollo missions. Astronaut Eugene A. Cernan, commander of the mission, drove around the rover during the first extravehicular activity. A photo released by NASA of the rover shows Cernan...

2012-12-06 08:20:19

LONDON, December 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rugby World Cup 2015 Pool Allocation Draw took place in London yesterday and as a RWC 2015 Worldwide Partner, Land Rover [http://www.landrover.com/gb/en/lr ] played a key role in the official proceedings. Richie McCaw, as the captain of the current reigning champions, delivered the iconic Webb Ellis Cup to the draw in an England 2015 branded Land Rover Discovery 4, alongside England Rugby 2015 ambassador Will Greenwood. Following the...