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Modern Marvels: Civil War Tech. Tuesday, March 25 at 4 PM EDT
America protects its homeland with the most technologically advanced military force ever conceived. Although they fight 21st-century battles worldwide, . . .
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America protects its homeland with the most technologically advanced military force ever conceived. Although they fight 21st-century battles worldwide, . . .
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Journey underground and backstage at the technological marvel that is Walt Disney World. Enter a make-believe world spanning some 27,000 acres, brought . . .
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Touted as one of the "liveliest and peculiar places west of the Mississippi", in Deadwood, speculators, misfits, and cold-blooded killers came . . .
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Nearly 500 years after his death, Leonardo da Vinci still intrigues us. Most people think of him as a great artist, but he was also a remarkable scientist . . .
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Nearly 500 years after his death, Leonardo da Vinci still intrigues us. Most people think of him as a great artist, but he was also a remarkable scientist . . .
Modern Marvels: B-2 Bomber. Friday, March 21 at 5 PM EDT
In any battle, the key to victory is the ability to strike the enemy without them knowing what hit them. Within the US arsenal one such weapon can go into . . .
Encyclopedia

SPACE EXPLORATION,

The space age and practical astronautics commenced with the launching of Sputnik 1 by the Soviet Union in October 1957 and of Explorer 1 by the U.S. in January 1958. In October 1958 the NASA was created in the U.S. During the following decades, thousands of spacecraft of all varieties were launched, mostly in earth orbit. The overwhelming majority of these were launched by the Soviet Union and by the U.S.

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