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CryoSat Reveals Small Decrease In Arctic Ice Volume
2014-12-15 03:25:45

CryoSat has delivered this year’s map of autumn sea-ice thickness in the Arctic, revealing a small decrease in ice volume.

super guppy
2014-12-15 03:00:15

A plane that looks more like a giant fish than an aircraft hauled a huge, uniquely-shaped, fuselage cross-section across country for testing at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.

2014-12-15 08:22:31

Hole KH-14-04 intersects 768 metres of 0.442 g/t Au and 0.392% Cu TORONTO, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - AuRico Gold Inc.

mars geological map
2014-12-15 03:00:21

Long ago, in the largest canyon system in our solar system, vibrations from "marsquakes" shook soft sediments that had accumulated in Martian lakes.

Premiere Of NASA’s Fruit Fly Lab
2014-12-15 03:08:04

The most advanced system to date for studying fruit flies in space, NASA’s Fruit Fly Lab, is making its debut aboard the International Space Station.

all about that space
2014-12-15 04:27:42

A group of NASA interns are apparently reaching for the stars, and perhaps even looking to launch themselves into a new career, thanks to their new parody of Meghan Trainor’s hit song “All About That Bass.”

PL_Event2
2014-12-14 08:26:17

France’s space agency, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), has announced plans to join forces with Google on the Mountain View, California-based company’s balloon-based effort to bring the Internet to rural areas and remote countries, Project Loon.

2014-12-13 00:20:11

Most Powerful Atlas V Launched from California VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Dec.

2014-12-12 08:20:45

Company Seeks to Rapidly Connect Warfighters to MUOS Communications Satellite Network SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the U.S.

2014-12-11 23:06:43

Tom Allen of Logical Operations affiliate New Horizons at Logical Operations recently ranked 2nd out of all Desktop Applications instructors within the global New Horizons network in a survey


Latest Spaceflight Reference Libraries

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...

Reptilians
2013-09-05 08:02:45

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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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.