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2014-05-06 12:20:59

Largest Car Rental Company in Florida Extends Local Network to Support Military ST.

2014-04-28 16:22:38

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2014-04-23 08:22:24

Milestone marks Phased Adaptive Approach's second phase TUCSON, Ariz., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the Missile Defense Agency, the U.S.

2014-04-22 12:20:54

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2014-04-07 23:21:50

Under the contract, the Syracuse-based Company will conduct engineering and manufacturing development on the passive beamforming networks used for the U.S.

2014-04-07 08:20:44

ARLINGTON, Va., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today it will be providing electric power support for the U.S.

2014-04-04 16:20:19

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2014-03-31 23:26:41

Dr. Philip Miller of Gotham Plastic Surgery to Meet with Troops on Aircraft Carrier in the Pacific New York, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Dr.

2014-03-20 12:21:56

VIENNA, Va., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Navy Federal Credit Union today announced its Business Services


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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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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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