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Chemicals Causing Comet 67PC-G To Reek Of Urine Rotten Eggs

Chemicals Causing Comet 67P/C-G To Reek Of Urine, Rotten Eggs, Formaldehyde

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If recent chemical signatures detected from 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko by the Rosetta Orbiter Sensor for Ion and Neutral Analysis (ROSINA) are any indication, then it’s a good thing that...

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2014-10-24 16:22:02

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville today released a request for proposals for a 25MW Combined Heat and Power (CHP) renewable energy project at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. The Redstone Arsenal project is a 30-year Power Purchase Agreement, whereby the Army offers to purchase the on-site generated renewable steam and electricity for up to 30 years in accordance with the terms and...

2014-10-24 16:21:35

Technology and Key Leaders from Groundbreaking 135,908-Foot StratEx Space Dive Form Foundation for Future Space Flights via High-Altitude Balloon ROSWELL, N.M., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the record-breaking 135,908-foot space dive accomplished by Google's Alan Eustace and the Paragon StratEx team, World View Enterprises, the commercial balloon spaceflight company, has acquired the technology from this history-making project. The acquisition will advance the company's...

2014-10-24 12:22:16

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is seeking proposals to develop and manufacture ultra-lightweight materials for aerospace vehicles and structures of the future. Proposals will demonstrate lower-mass alternatives to honeycomb or foam cores currently used in composite sandwich structures. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Composite sandwich structures are a special type of material made by attaching two thin skins to a lightweight core....

2014-10-24 08:22:45

--Premier Oilfield Services Company Partners with Apollo to Support Continued Growth- HOUSTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Energy Services ("Express" or the "Company"), a North American oilfield services company, today announced that funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, "Apollo") and participating management have agreed to acquire the Company from its existing shareholders. Terms of the...

2014-10-23 20:20:37

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has produced a unique composite image of comet Siding Spring as it made its never-before-seen close passage of a comet by Mars. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Siding Spring, officially designated Comet C/2013 A1, made its closest approach to Mars at 2:28 p.m. EDT on Oct. 19, at a distance of approximately 87,000 miles. That is about one-third of the distance between Earth and...

2014-10-23 16:21:37

RICHMOND, BC, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed two contracts with EarthSTAR Inc., a subsidiary of EarthView Image Inc., totaling approximately CA$10 million. The first contract is a multi-year extension of RADARSAT-2 distribution rights. In addition, the contract includes exclusive distribution rights for China, effective November 11,...

2014-10-23 16:20:41

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today announced a series of unsolicited investigations focused on life science studies. CASIS is the organization responsible for managing the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory. These unsolicited investigations represent targeted areas of emphasis in the life and biological sciences as determined by the CASIS Science and Technology...

2014-10-23 12:26:42

Adds to Leadership Team for Consumer Products & Retail Industry Group NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Publicis Groupe customer engagement agency Rosetta today announced that it has hired Drew Kurth as Partner in its Consumer Products and Retail Industry Group. Kurth will report to Managing Partner Eric Healy and will play a central role in driving the Industry Group's growth strategy, including spurring organic growth across major clients and strengthening key agency...

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2014-10-23 02:00:57

Provided by Laura Betz, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center After 116 days of being subjected to extremely frigid temperatures like that in space, the heart of the James Webb Space Telescope, the Integrated Science Instrument Module (ISIM) and its sensitive instruments, emerged unscathed from the thermal vacuum chamber at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Teams of engineers and technicians have been on heart-monitoring duty around the clock since this...

2014-10-23 08:31:07

Workshop will focus on genetic methods for enhancing quality control of botanical and other natural products BREVARD, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaia Herbs(®) has been invited to present at a U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) workshop hosted today and tomorrow, October 23-24, at the agency's national headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. The event, entitled "DNA Methods for Quality Control of Botanical Products," is co-organized by several other government departments...


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History Of Space Exploration
2013-10-06 08:29:34

Space exploration is the exploration and discovery of outer space by use of space technology and is conducted by both robotic spacecraft and humans. Astronomy, which is the viewing of objects in space from Earth, is thought to predate recorded history, but it was the inspiration to modern space exploration. Humans explore space for many reasons including the survival of humankind if Earth cannot sustain life, uniting nations, and scientific research. Physical space exploration began in...

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Reptilians are depicted as reptile humanoid creatures that are used in science fiction, ufology, and in conspiracy theories. Sometimes reptilians are also called reptoids, reptiloids, or draconians. One of the first alleged contacts with a reptilian occurred in 1967 in Ashland, Nebraska. Police officer Herbert Schirmer claimed to have been abducted and taken aboard a UFO by reptile-like humanoids that had a winged serpent emblem on the left side of their chests. David Icke, a British...

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...

Elon Musk
2013-08-05 10:31:59

Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971. He is a South African-American inventor and entrepreneur. He is the founder of SpaceX and Co-founder of Tesla Motors and PayPal. He is also chairman of SolarCity. Musk attended Bryanston High School in South Africa, but graduated from Pretoria Boys High School. In the early 90s, Musk was educated at Queen's University in Kingston Ontario Canada and left Canada around 1992 to pursue Business and Physics at the University of Pennsylvania, where he...

Stephanie Wilson
2012-10-29 14:17:00

Stephanie Wilson is an American engineer, a NASA astronaut, and the second African American woman to go into space. She was born Stephanie Diana Wilson on September 27, 1966 in Boston, Massachusetts. An astronomy professor she interviewed during middle school became her first inspiration to pursue a career in space. She graduated from Taconic High School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in 1984, and then attended Harvard University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering...

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