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2015-05-05 08:21:52

Advanced data visualization and analysis tools delivered ahead of schedule SILVER SPRING, Md., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When severe weather strikes, forecasters at the National

2015-05-04 23:06:25

The SE868-V3 tracks GPS and Glonass or GPS and Beidou constellations simultaneously and is Galileo ready London, UK (PRWEB) May 04, 2015 Telit Wireless

2015-05-04 12:25:24

Keynote and workshop sessions focus on creating next-generation customer engagement through insights, personalization and contextually relevant brand experiences NEW YORK, May 4, 2015

2015-05-03 12:20:03

TURIN, Italy, May 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ISSpresso, the first capsule espresso coffee machine for use in space, produced by Argotec and Lavazza in partnership

2015-05-01 16:23:26

HAMPTON, Va., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, May 5, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, Robert Doggett Jr.

2015-04-30 16:26:52

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected research and technology proposals from 254 small businesses and 39 research institutions in the United States for grants

2015-04-30 16:26:44

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A NASA planetary exploration mission came to a planned, but nonetheless dramatic, end Thursday when it slammed into Mercury's surface at

2015-04-30 16:25:07

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SpaceX now is targeting Wednesday, May 6, for a pad abort test of its Crew Dragon, a spacecraft under final development and certification through

MESSENGER
2015-04-30 09:05:30

After several years of service studying Mercury, the closest planet to the sun, the NASA MESSENGER spacecraft has run out of fuel and will fall to Mercury’s surface this afternoon, sometime around 3:30pm EDT, officials from the US space agency have confirmed.

Pluto LORRI
2015-04-30 08:00:34

New images captured by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft have revealed a bright feature near the visible pole of the dwarf planet Pluto – a feature that could be a polar cap made out of frozen molecular nitrogen ice, officials from the US space agency announced on Wednesday.


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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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