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2015-01-08 08:20:31

Results Received from Initial Test, Subsequent Demonstration with Naval Officials Successful with Fuel Deployment Requested TAMPA, Fla., Jan.

2015-01-07 23:02:38

Comark will be exhibiting at the Surface Navy Symposium 2015 in Crystal City, VA Milford MA (PRWEB) January 07, 2015 Comark, a leading provider of high

2015-01-07 08:31:13

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is launching a new campaign focused on providing instant access to the nation's best mesothelioma compensation lawyers for all US Navy Veterans exposed to asbestos while

2015-01-05 08:21:36

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineering Services Network, Inc.

2014-12-30 23:07:34

The Mesothelioma Victims Center believes it is nearly impossible for a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma to distinguish between the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation lawyers,

2014-12-22 23:06:09

The Department of the Navy (DoN) selects DRT Strategies as a contractor for its three-year, Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to provide Customer Technical Representative (CTR) Support Services

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2014-12-19 10:36:40

The MQ-8B was controlled and operated from a Fire Scout control station located on board the Bertholf by both Navy pilots and Coast Guard personnel.

2014-12-18 08:24:57

Company Founded by Former U.S. Navy SEALs Establishes New Record for Competitors Prizes in Obstacle Course Racing MIAMI, Dec.


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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
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.