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2014-06-10 16:21:30

Team Progressing Toward Exploration Flight Test-1 DENVER, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the completion of the heat shield installation, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has stacked the

Orion Service Module
2014-01-23 09:50:15

NASA has announced that the second of three major parts of the Orion Service Module that will launch into orbit on the spacecraft's first mission this fall is complete.

NASA Says Recent Orion Crew Vehicle Test Fire Was 'Flawless'
2013-11-08 15:46:16

NASA said its Orion multipurpose crew vehicle had a “flawless” test on Wednesday, taking the spacecraft one step closer to its first trip to space next year. During the test, three massive panels protecting a test version of Orion successfully fell away from the spacecraft.

Heat Dialed Down On ESA’s Billion-star Surveyor
2012-09-10 08:52:12

ESA’s Gaia mission to survey a billion stars has passed a grueling test to prove it can withstand the extreme temperatures it will experience in space when it is launched next year.

2008-09-27 08:00:00

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "4th-Ld: Chinese Taikonaut Debuts Spacewalk"] BEIJING, Sept.

2006-10-11 09:25:00

"She is riding like a dream." So said mission commander Walter Schirra as Apollo 7 rocketed into history on Oct. 11, 1968.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.