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world space week 2014
2014-10-05 05:59:40

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The contribution of satellite navigation to society is serving as the theme of World Space Week 2014, the annual event where astronomy enthusiasts from across the globe pay tribute to how the international space industry has helped to make our lives better. According to the United Nations (UN), World Space Week – which is marking its 15th anniversary this year – is “an annual global celebration of the contributions of space...

Celebrations Begin Today With Start Of World Space Week
2012-10-04 11:54:56

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Today marks the beginning of World Space Week, a celebration of the contributions of space, science and technology. World Space Week was originally declared by the United Nations Generally Assembly resolution back in December 1999. The week runs from October 4 through October 10, coinciding with special historical space exploration dates. On October 4, 1957, the first human-made Earth satellite, Sputnik 1, was launched....


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.