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2009-04-20 13:47:00

$76 Billion annual contribution good news in today's economy WASHINGTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study released today by the California Space Authority (CSA) shows California leading the nation and world in contributions to the economy. California accounts for 44 percent of the U.S.

2009-04-15 17:43:00

California Space Industry Ranks #1 in US and #1 in World in Economic Impact, Contributing more than $76B to State Economy and 370,000 Jobs SANTA MARIA, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by California Space Authority: MEDIA BRIEFING When: Monday, April 20, 2009.

2009-02-23 16:25:00

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2009-01-29 09:50:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- "Today, the Coalition for Space Exploration joins NASA in observing a Day of Remembrance to reflect on the lives lost in the heroic endeavors of our space program.

2009-01-23 19:15:34

Actor-producer Tom Hanks has apologized for saying Mormons who supported a ban on same-gender marriage in California are un-American, Fox News Channel said. Mormons contributed a significant portion of funding to support Proposition 8, which would reverse a state Supreme Court ruling that laws against same-sex marriage violate the state Constitution.

2008-12-26 14:00:00


2008-12-19 10:20:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Space Exploration's (http://www.spacecoalition.com) Public Affairs Team today officially announced its leadership for 2009. Dean Acosta of The Boeing Company and Joan Underwood of Lockheed Martin Corp.

2008-09-23 21:00:21

Accepting hugs left and right and clutching his best miniseries trophy for HBO's "John Adams," Tom Hanks made one thing clear at the premium cable network's packed Emmy after-party: He's not a partier. "It's a school night.

2008-08-21 15:00:43

By COMPILED BY LAURA DEMPSEY FROM WIRE REPORTS Here's another Ohio connection: Tom Hanks still feels a responsibility to the Ohio theater troupe that gave him an early break and will help with a major fundraising campaign.

2008-06-26 03:02:23

The Vatican, you may have read last week, has barred the makers of the prequel to Dan Brown's "Da Vinci Code" from using two churches in Rome as location sites for the movie "Angels & Demons." Long Beach, however, long known for being more tolerant and ecumenical than the Vatican, is reportedly welcoming the moviemakers, including star Tom Hanks and director Ron Howard, to enjoy the healing waters of the Belmont Plaza's outdoor pools - this according to a female version of the eternally...

Latest Space advocacy Reference Libraries

Ad Astra
2012-05-07 07:06:15

Ad Astra is a quarterly-published journal of the National Space Society (NSS). The name “ad astra” means “to the stars.” The journal was established following the merger of the L5 Society and the National Space Institute, which formed the NSS in 1987. The NSS is a non-profit aerospace advocacy and educational institution based in Washington DC. On November 28, 2007, the NSS announced MM Publishing Inc. as the newest publisher of Ad Astra. MM Publishing officially took on the role...

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
  • 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'.