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2009-12-10 14:12:54

The UK's Royal Aeronautical Society has awarded its top Gold Medal Team prize to ESA's Automated Transfer Vehicle operations team, in recognition of their achievement in operating ATV Jules Verne during its 2008 mission to the International Space Station. The Gold Medal is conferred for work of outstanding achievement in aerospace. ATV Jules Verne, ESA's first resupply and reboost vehicle, was launched in March 2008 and on April 3 became the first vessel to perform a fully automated docking...

2009-12-07 14:30:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) today announced that Graham Warwick, senior technology editor of AVIATION WEEK, is the winner of the 2009 Lauren D. Lyman Award for excellence in aviation journalism. The award ceremony will take place during the AIA's 45th annual Year-end Review and Forecast Luncheon on December 16 in Washington, D.C. With more than 30 years of experience and winner of the Royal Aeronautical Society's 2002 Decade of Excellence...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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