Prototype Rover For Lunar And Mars Missions

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2118, Fact
    Prototype Rover For Lunar And Mars Missions



    Axel, a research prototype rover for exploring the Moon, Mars and other planets, is remotely driven over rocks as engineers from Jet Propulsion (JPL) and grad students from Caltech (California Institute of Technology) demonstrate its mobile over the steep and rocky grounds of the JPL Mars Yard on January 14, 2009 in Pasadena, California. The rover is capable of descending cliffs or into craters and returning by a cable tethered to its starting point. Development of the Axel rover is a point effort funded by NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate (ESMD) and lead by Principal...

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    MIT Campus

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    MIT Campus



    The Ray and Maria Stata Center is shown on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology February 22, 2006 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Institute admitted its first students in 1865 and continues with the mission to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)...

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    Casting

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    Casting



    Hopeful models together after their casting call for the 2008 for the LOreal Melbourne Fashion Festival at the Prahran Town Hall on January 23, 2008 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images)...

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    Mimmo Paladino Works Of Art In Milan.

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    Mimmo Paladino Works Of Art In Milan.



    "La Montagna di Sale (The Salt Mountain)" by Mimmo Paladino is displayed in Piazza Duomo on April 5, 2011 in Milan, Italy....

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    40 Years Since Death Of Composer Igor Stravinsky

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    40 Years Since Death Of Composer Igor Stravinsky



    [Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (17 June [O.S. 5 June] 1882 – 6 April 1971) was a Russian-born, naturalized French, later naturalized American composer, pianist, and conductor. He is widely acknowledged as one of the most important and influential composers of 20th century music. He was a quintessentially cosmopolitan Russian who was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of the century. He became a naturalized French citizen in 1934 and a naturalized US citizen in 1945. In addition to the recognition he received for his compositions, he also achieved fame as a...

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    One Of The Most Valuable Old Masters Ever Offered At Auction Is Displayed At Christies

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    One Of The Most Valuable Old Masters Ever Offered At Auction Is Displayed At Christies



    [George Stubbs (25 August 1724 – 10 July 1806) was an English painter, best known for his paintings of horses]. – Wikipedia

    Photo: LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 06: Christies employees stand beside a painting entitled [Gimcrack on Newmarket Heath, with a Trainer, a Stable-Lad, and a Jockey] by George Stubbs on April 6, 2011 in London, England. The painting is expected to sell for in excess of £20M GBP, making it one of the most expensive Old Master paintings ever sold at auction when it goes on sale at the Old Masters and British paintings evening sale at Christies auction house...

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    Simply: Stephen Fry

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 2390, Fact
    Simply: Stephen Fry



    [Stephen John Fry (born 24 August 1957) is an English actor, screenwriter, author, playwright, journalist, poet, comedian, television presenter and film director, and a director of Norwich City Football Club. He first came to attention in the 1981 Cambridge Footlights Revue presentation [The Cellar Tapes], which also included Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson and Tony Slattery. With Hugh Laurie, as the comedy double act Fry and Laurie, he co-wrote and co-starred in A Bit of Fry & Laurie, and the duo also played the title roles in Jeeves and Wooster]. – Wikipedia

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    Bill Gates Meets With German Government Leaders

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    Bill Gates Meets With German Government Leaders



    [The ONE Campaign is a international, nonpartisan, non-profit organization which aims to increase government funding for and effectiveness of international aid programs. ONE was originally founded by a coalition of 11 non-profit humanitarian and advocacy organizations — including DATA, World Vision, Oxfam America, and Bread for the World — with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In 2007, ONE announced that it would be merging with DATA. Currently, ONE is campaigning for resources to help developing countries adapt to climate change. During the 2008 U.S. presidential...

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    Picture Post Shoots The Monaco Royal Wedding (1956)

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    Picture Post Shoots The Monaco Royal Wedding (1956)



    Boys in ceremonial uniform at the civil wedding ceremony of American actress Grace Kelly and Rainier III, Prince of Monaco at the Princes Palace of Monaco, 18th April 1956. Original publication: Picture Post - 8336 - The Hour Of Marriage - pub. 28th April 1956....

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    Adriana Karembeu Presents [Pikolino] Shoes

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 1844, Fact
    Adriana Karembeu Presents [Pikolino] Shoes



    Model Adriana Sklenarikova Karembeu presents new [Pikolino] shoes at El Corte Ingles store on April 1, 2011 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)...

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