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2015-02-19 23:05:40

Designed by Former Navy SEALS, MBAD Provides Round-the-Clock Security and Access Denial for Gas and Oil Industry Assets Near Shore and In Field Virginia Beach,

2015-02-19 23:02:29

Delivery of passive beamforming network hardware is a key milestone in the Syracuse-based Company’s ongoing, initial contract with Raytheon in support of the next-generation air defense radar

2015-02-13 16:20:35

Even if fully funded, the U.S. military may not be prepared for full-spectrum combat until 2020. SAN DIEGO, Feb. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2015-02-11 08:22:16

Back-to-back tests validate missile modernization path CHINA LAKE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2015-02-09 20:20:26

MARINETTE, Wis., Feb. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S.

US Navy
2015-02-07 10:05:58

Next-generation weapons that reduce the Navy’s reliance on gunpower should be the primary goal of the service’s scientific and technological research, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert said this week during a military conference in Washington DC.


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Dale Gardner
2012-10-18 11:58:31

Dale Gardner is a former NASA astronaut. He was born Dale Allan Gardner on November 8, 1948 in Fairmont, Minnesota. Gardner grew up both in Minnesota and Savanna, Illinois, but he considers Clinton, Iowa to be his hometown. He graduated from Savanna Community High School in 1966 as valedictorian of his class. He then went on to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Physics in 1970. With his degree in hand, he joined...

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2010-11-19 15:53:27

Roger Chaffee was an American aeronautical engineer, a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy and a NASA astronaut in the Apollo program. He was born Roger Bruce Chaffee on February 15, 1935 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he graduated from Central High School. In 1957 he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University. That same year, he married Martha Horn in Oklahoma City on August 24. They had two children, Sheryl Lyn and Stephen. Chaffee was a...

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2007-04-18 15:16:24

The Cookiecutter shark, Isistius brasiliensis, also known as the cigar shark or luminous shark, is a small rarely-seen dogfish shark. Anatomy and morphology The Cookiecutter sharks often glow green and grow up to 20 in (50 cm) long. The underside of the shark is bioluminescent, glowing a pale blue-green that matches the background light from the ocean's surface that serves as camouflage to creatures beneath it. However, a small non-luminescent patch appears black deceiving the shark's...

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Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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