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ESA Schedules Re-Entry Module Test
2012-11-10 11:27:45

The European Space Agency's (ESA) Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle (IXV) re-entry module will participate in a full-space splashdown in early 2013.

NASA Sounding Rocket Launched From Poker Flat Research Range
2012-02-28 04:54:13

On Saturday, Feb. 18 at 8:41 p.m. Alaska time, scientists launched a NASA sounding rocket from Poker Flat Research Range into a brilliant aurora display. The rocket mission, designed to gather information on space weather conditions that affect satellite communications, was a success.

2011-07-10 10:49:00

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., July 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia successfully launched two NASA sounding rockets carrying experiments to study the ionosphere on Sunday, July 10, 2011. The Black Brant V rocket launched at 10 a.m.

2010-06-29 12:17:00

MANAMA, Bahrain, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, has analyzed the recent missile test held out at the Pacific Missile Range Facility off the island of Kauai, Hawaii.

2010-02-01 12:03:00

VANDENBERG AFB, Calif., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org. witnessed the ground based interceptor launch test yesterday at 3:40 p.m.

2009-12-28 08:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Navy conducted a successful test flight Dec. 19 of a Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT).

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2009-12-10 12:20:00

A mysterious blue spiral light that appeared in the skies above Norway was likely the result of a failed test launch of a jinxed new Russian missile.

2009-10-16 12:00:00

EL PASO, Texas, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army and the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) activated the second Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Battery today in a ceremony at Fort Bliss, Texas.


Word of the Day
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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