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Showing posts with label Rocket City. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Rocket City. Show all posts

Thursday, January 2, 2020

2020 FIRST Robotics Kickoff Event Returns to Rocket City Jan. 4


2020 FIRST Robotics Kickoff Event Returns to Rocket City Jan. 4


Article Excerpt: "... HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Jan. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 260 students are expected to attend the 2020 FIRST Robotics kickoff event Jan. 4, starting 8:30 a.m. at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The event, to be held in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration, is hosted by the U.S. Space & Rocket Center and supported by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville. Members of the local news media are invited to attend ..."


Reference: yahoo.com

Sunday, December 29, 2019

8 Reasons To Visit Huntsville, Alabama


8 Reasons To Visit Huntsville, Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville has low-rise city buildings, historic homes, and a tidy town air. But Huntsville didn’t earn the title Rocket City for being quiet, or retiring. Instead, there are so many dynamic happenings in Huntsville that it has soared ..."


Reference: www.travelawaits.com

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Spoiler Alert: Project Blue Book Episode 4 Review: Operation Paperclip


Project Blue Book Episode 4 Review: Operation Paperclip


Article Excerpt: "... explains that after World War II, German scientists were snatched up by the U.S. as part of Operation Paperclip. He says Huntsville was set up to house German scientists working on rocket technology, led by Wernher von Braun. Having fought in World War II, Quinn is ..."


Reference: www.denofgeek.com

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Rocket City Looking Back at 2018


Looking back at a historic 2018 in the Rocket City


Article Excerpt: "... 2018 was a historic year in Huntsville -- so momentous, in fact, that the phrase "Roll Huntsville" was rolled out and it seemed to make perfect sense. So here is a brief snapshot at the year that was 2018..."


Reference: www.al.com

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Chairman Dale Strong reflects on ‘The Price is Right’ appearance


Chairman Dale Strong reflects on ‘The Price is Right’ appearance


Article Excerpt: "...'When the interviewer asked, 'Where are you from?' I said I'm from Rocket City, USA. That's all it took,' he said. Strong said he didn't even realize he had been chosen for contestant row..."


Reference: whnt.com

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Kiplinger says, Huntsville is number 1

No. 1: Huntsville, Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... As for aerospace, Huntsville isn't called Rocket City for nothing. The giant rocket replica that pierces the Huntsville skyline not only makes a handy reference point for out-of-towners but also represents Huntsville's storied -- and still strong -- role in space exploration. ..."


Reference: www.kiplinger.com

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Rocket City, Rocket Project seeks funding through crowdfunding

Rocket City, Rocket Project on RocketHub


Article Excerpt: "... Space Operations, Inc. (SpaceOps) announced today a fundraising effort was "launched" on RocketHub with a $98millionUSD ($98M) goal in 90 days. RocketHub is a "crowdfunding" website that enables people to raise money through the internet for various projects. It is not an investment or charity. It is an exchange: fans receive rewards depending on the level of their support. SpaceOps needs $38M to build the 2-seat ECLIPSE spacecraft, and $60M to purchase a commercial launch services contract. ..."


Reference: www.spaceref.com

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

New York Production of Rocket City, Alabam’

Rocket City, Alabam’


Article Excerpt: "...In the early 1950’s, at the dawn of the Cold War, Hitler’s top rocket engineers were quietly slipped into the U.S. to create an American missile program. These Germans had to be settled somewhere, and the spot selected by the U.S. Army was Huntsville, Alabama, a Southern town which happened to be home to a century-old Jewish community.
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Reference: www.msaltzman.com