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NASA Land Requested By State Of Florida
2012-09-24 04:27:16

The state of Florida has reportedly contacted NASA to ask the US space agency to turn over 150 acres of land in Cape Canaveral to the state's aerospace development group for the construction of a commercial spaceport.

Build A Spaceport, Wait For Reward
2012-09-23 16:19:30

In the 1989 film classic, Field of Dreams, Ray Kinsella is told, "If you build it, they will come." The developers of Spaceport America have been depending on that idea. So far, it isn't working out.

Two Virginia Companies Reach New Rocket Launching Deal
2012-09-18 08:00:31

The Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority (VCSFA) has reached a deal with Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC) to govern their working relationship and allocation of assets at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS)

Space Launch Squadron Celebrates Successful Atlas V Launch
2012-09-14 08:26:56

Members of the 4th Space Launch Squadron celebrated the successful liftoff of United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket Thursday (Sept. 13).


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.