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2015-04-08 07:00:02

How shocking! This new NASA map shows what regions of the world are most likely to experience these sudden electrostatic discharges.

2015-04-06 08:32:37

VANCOUVER, April 6, 2015 /CNW/ - UrtheCast Corp.

2015-04-05 23:00:35

HonestyFirstReviews.com has released a review of Inbox Blueprint, a training course for Internet marketers, which promises to reveal a proven system for leveraging the power of email marketing.

2015-04-03 23:03:39

Results of ISS wireless, left-atrium, implantable, hemodynamic monitor and LVADs will be presented at the ISHLT 35th Annual Meeting in Nice, France (April 15-18, 2015). (PRWEB)

2015-04-03 23:00:51

Draper Laboratory is developing a tool for NASA that can help the agency improve the design of future spacecraft to help astronauts take full advantage of usable room inside long-duration space

2015-04-03 16:20:19

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is gearing up for its fourth annual International Space Apps Challenge, April 10-12.

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2015-04-03 13:28:15

NASA’s Curiosity rover has discovered two-tone mineral veins on a layered mountain which provides new clues of multiple fluid movement episodes on Mars, including some that occurred later than the wet conditions that formed after lake-bed deposits at its base.

2015-04-02 16:23:44

Taylor: Ruling is in everyone's best interests HALTOM CITY, Texas, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, Fort Worth

2015-04-02 16:22:41

ROSEMONT, Ill., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For astronauts, being in outer space means adapting everyday tasks to a weightless environment.

2015-04-02 12:21:43

Ball's Microwave Imager on track as best calibrated radiometer in GPM constellation BOULDER, Colo., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission


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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...

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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