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SpaceShipTwo and WhiteKnight2
2014-11-03 06:35:43

A feature designed to slow down Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo for re-entry was deployed prematurely, potentially playing a role in the Friday crash that killed one of the vehicle’s pilots, investigators revealed on Sunday.

Virgin Galactic
2014-11-01 04:15:16

A “serious anomaly” suffered by Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo rocket plane during a powered test flight on Friday has left one person dead and resulted in the loss of the aircraft.

2014-10-07 08:20:52

MOJAVE, Calif., Oct.

2014-10-03 23:05:04

Title Sponsors of the Ansari XPRIZE to Partake in Private Anniversary Ceremony MOJAVE, Calif.

2014-10-03 12:20:29

Aerospace Visionaries to Discuss Private Spaceflight in Google Hangout Oct. 4 MOJAVE, Calif., Oct.

the future of travel
2014-10-02 04:33:56

A new report from travel comparison site Skyscanner provides an in-depth look at “the future of travel 2024,” and finds that along with smooth and highly personalized booking and transport experiences, we may travel in ways we only dreamed of.

2014-08-15 12:21:15

Wall Breaking Ceremony Marks Start of Hangar Renovation MIDLAND, Texas, Aug.


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Sir Richard Branson
2013-08-10 06:47:02

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, born July 18, 1950, in Surrey, England, is a British business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies. His net worth as of 2013 is $4.6 Billion (US). He is the fourth (4th) richest person in the UK, according to Forbes Magazine. His first business venture was a magazine called Student at the age of 16. By 1969, Branson was living in a London commune, surrounded by the British...

Owen Garriott
2012-10-02 10:26:07

Owen Garriott is a former United States Navy officer and NASA astronaut. He was born Owen Kay Garriott on November 22, 1930 in Enid, Oklahoma. In 1948 he graduated from Enid High School and then went on to attend the University of Oklahoma, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering in 1953. He subsequently joined the United States Navy and worked his way to the role of officer. However, just three years later Garriott decided to leave the Navy to pursue a higher...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • 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'.