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2012-06-07 09:04:57

NASA will host a news teleconference 3 p.m. EDT June 11 to discuss the upcoming launch of its Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) spacecraft which is scheduled for no earlier than 11:30 a.m. EDT June 13. The observatory, a black-hole hunter with sharp X-ray eyes, will be launched from Kwajalein Atoll in the central Pacific Ocean. NuSTAR is attached to an Orbital Sciences Corporation Pegasus XL rocket which is mounted on the bottom of an L-1011 Stargazer aircraft. The airplane...

NASA Getting NuSTAR Ready For Her Big Day
2012-05-23 03:47:03

Final pre-launch preparations are underway for NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR. The mission, which will use X-ray vision to hunt for hidden black holes, is scheduled to launch no earlier than June 13 from Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. The observatory will launch from the belly of Orbital Sciences Corporation's L-1011 "Stargazer" aircraft aboard the company's Pegasus rocket. Technicians at Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California are busy installing...

2012-04-11 23:02:48

Stargazer Video Chat is pleased to announce that it is becoming a part of the ever-successful online dating world and a part of online dating success trend in 2012 San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2012 Stargazer Video Chat is pleased to announce that it is becoming a part of the ever-successful online dating world. In fact, in 2012, 20% of Americans will be in a committed relationship with a partner they met online and Andre Starr, the founder of Stargazer Video Chat, is looking forward...

NASA's NuSTAR Ships To Vandenberg For March 14 Launch
2012-01-26 06:41:18

NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, shipped to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on Tuesday, to be mated to its Pegasus launch vehicle. The observatory will detect X-rays from objects ranging from our sun to giant black holes billions of light-years away. It is scheduled to launch March 14 from an aircraft operating out of Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. "The NuSTAR mission is unique because it will be the first NASA mission to focus X-rays in the high-energy...

2011-03-25 00:00:30

Readers worldwide will soon be plugging a personalized "library on a card" into their smart phones and hand-held computer devices. The innovative, consumer-driven idea launched from the StargazerSDAnthologies.com web site carries with it the "ugliest fish" you'll ever see. The creators' focus is to propel new and established blogs, authors, and speakers to the "stars" of the internet universe. Everett, WA (PRWEB) March 24, 2011 The Spring Equinox marked the launching of...

2005-04-15 13:08:03

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) -- A NASA robotic spacecraft equipped with navigational computers and sensors was launched into orbit Friday to rendezvous with a Pentagon satellite without the help of astronauts or human controllers. If the $110 million mission is successful, it could lay the groundwork for future projects like robotic delivery of cargo to space shuttles and automated docking and repair between spacecraft in orbit. The DART spacecraft - short for Demonstration of...

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Stargazer, Uranoscopidae
2014-06-09 09:36:03

The stargazer is a family of fish of the Uranoscopidae family. There are about 51 species of stargazer fish in eight genera. They are found worldwide in shallow saltwater. One species of stargazer is extinct, the Astroscopus countermani. A cranium was found of this species in the Calvert Cliffs of Maryland, and is very similar to the living stargazers of today. The stargazer has eyes on top of its large head. The mouth is also large and faces upward. A trait of the stargazer is that it...

Northern Stargazer, Astroscopus guttatus
2014-06-05 12:05:00

The northern stargazer (Astroscopus guttatus) is a species of fish inhabiting the shores between North Carollina and New York, United States. It can be found to depths of 120 feet on sandy bottoms. The scientific name translates as Astroscopus, meaning “one who aims at the stars,” and guttatus, meaning “speckled” for the spots on the fish’s back. The length of the northern stargazer can reach 22 inches. It has a flat forehead with most of its body weight toward the head. The...

Atlantic Stargazer, Uranoscopus scaber
2014-06-05 10:28:52

The Atlantic stargazer (Uranoscopus scaber) is a subtropical fish species that is widespread along the Atlantic coasts of Europe and Africa. It is also common in the Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea. It inhabits the sandy or muddy sediments of the continental shelf at depths of 46 to 1,300 feet. The body of the Atlantic stargazer is somewhat flat and is usually eight to twelve inches long. The head and jaws rotate up and has very large eyes on top of the head and a large mouth. The color is...

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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.