uppiluften: A350XWB first flight data.. [x] T/O speeds: 145/145/170T/O thrust: TOGAZFW: 171.345 kgRamp weight: 221.510 kgTotal fuel: 50.170 kg

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Symbiotic R Aquarii : A long recognized naked-eye variable star, R Aquarii is actually an interacting binary star system, two stars that seem to have a close, symbiotic relationship. About 710 light years away, it consists of a cool red giant star and hot, dense white dwarf star in mutual orbit around their common center of mass. The binary systems visible light is dominated by the red giant, itself a Mira-type long period variable star. But material in cool giant stars extended envelope is pull...

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August 3, 2011 By: Allbest
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February 15, 2012

The mass of this galaxy cluster is approximately 180 TRILLION times the mass of the sun. Image credit: NASA

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astronomyblog: Pleiades, or the Seven Sisters (also known as Messier 45), is an open star cluster located in the constellation Taurus and is approximately 380 light years from Earth.by: David Pickles

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September 6, 2011 By: Unknown
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May 12, 2012 On Final

newyorker: Last month marked the ten-year anniversary of the last supersonic flight by the Concorde airliner. A look at Peter Marlow’s photos documenting the Concorde’s final days: http://nyr.kr/1aNWzm0 A view inside the cockpit. 2006. Photograph by Peter Marlow/Magnum.

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February 12, 2014 Wachting the world
November 30, 2011 By: Northwestern
October 29, 2014

zainisaari:U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons, assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron, fly in formation next to a 909th Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker March 1, 2017, off the coast of Guam.

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August 31, 2011 X

wackywildwindowseats: One of the reasons I am addicting to traveling- is because of views like this. ✈️💜💎💖 #uphigh #inthesky #windowseat #view #sunrisetosunset #Siberia #flyinhigh #dreamsdontworkunlessyoudo #nextdestination #beijingchina #neverstopdreaming ✨ by victoriasmysecret http://instagram.com/p/us__nJnLfZ/

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retrowar: A U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18C Hornet with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 251 taxis down a flightline during a joint training exercise

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fuckyeahusnavy: An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Death Rattlers of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 323 launches from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 14 are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility and will be conducting close-air support missions as part of Operations Enduring Freedom and New Dawn.

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May 28, 2013 Los Cabos

Falcon 9 lifts off from LC-40 at Cape Canaveral carrying Dragon to resupply the space station. September 20th 2014. Credit: SpaceX

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March 4, 2011

m4a1-shermayne: Experimental installation of an XM-M61 triple barreled variation of the Vulcan 20mm cannon in the door of a YUH-1B

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Chris Hadfield: “Last week my daughter talked to the kids at Sacred Heart in Roscrea, Ireland. Fine batch of young astronauts!” Photo credit: Chris Hadfield

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January 9, 2014 Heathrow

planeshots: Formation flight Sunday. “U.S. Navy Carrier Air Wing Fourteen (CVW-14) aircraft from the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) fly in formation above their carrier in the Persian Gulf during a deployment. The squadrons represented are: Fighter Squadron VF-11 Red Rippers and VF-31 Tomcatters flying the F-14D Tomcat; Anti-submarine Squadron VS-35 Blue Wolves flying the S-3B Viking; Strike Fighter Squadron VFA-113 Stingers, and VFA-25 Fist of the Fleet flying the F/A-18C(N) Hornet; Tactical Electr...

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