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2015-05-13 08:23:30

NEW YORK, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosetta Resources Inc.

2015-05-12 16:21:19

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and its international partners agreed Tuesday to set a new schedule for spacecraft traffic to and from the International Space Station.

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2015-05-12 12:07:29

It's time to go space sailin'! The LightSail is on schedule for its first test flight later this month.

2015-05-11 23:03:39

NASA plans to use a parabolic flight to test Draper’s spacesuit technology that could keep astronauts healthier in space. CAMBRIDGE, MA (PRWEB) May 11, 2015

2015-05-11 16:22:31

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has released the agency's 2015 technology roadmaps laying out the promising new technologies that will help NASA achieve its aeronautics,

ceres' bright spots
2015-05-11 13:17:04

This morning, NASA released an animated image of the dwarf planet taken by the Dawn spacecraft on May 3 and 4, giving us an even closer and more defined look at the mysterious bright spots--and even a few more hints as to what causes them.

2015-05-11 12:21:21

SBIRS' increment 2 ground station will increase capabilities and lower costs AURORA, Colo., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has crossed the threshold

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2015-05-11 10:36:16

Curiosity took some time to relax and enjoy the sights of Mars as he sipped a beer. Okay, maybe that last part wasn't true.

2015-05-11 08:22:49

HOUSTON, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (Noble Energy) (NYSE: NBL) and Rosetta Resources Inc.


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
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).