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2013-12-13 23:24:26

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "Tragically of the 2500 to 3000 US citizens who are diagnosed with mesothelioma each year about one third served in the US Navy, and we are incredibly

2013-12-12 23:31:30

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, About 40% of the diagnosed victims we talk to are Veterans of the US Navy.

2013-12-05 23:28:50

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is the most quoted group on the Internet for families of diagnosed victims of mesothelioma whose family member has passed away before there was time to get the

2013-12-04 23:19:33

HGH Infrared Systems' Spynel-S Thermal Imaging System Featured in an OPSTAR Demonstration in California Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 This

2013-12-03 23:29:41

Cubic Defense Systems, a subsidiary of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today it has been awarded a contract valued up to $112 million from the Naval Air Systems Command, Training Systems

Unique Simulation-based Training And Experimentation Unveiled
2013-12-03 14:01:17

A unique system that merges the virtual and real worlds to train Sailors for combat scenarios was unveiled Dec. 2 in Orlando.


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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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