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NASA Completes Successful Heat Shield Testing for Future Mars Exploration Vehicles

As NASA missions to Mars progress with science and complex human exploration missions, spacecraft will require larger heat shields to protect against the extreme heat of entering a planet’s atmosphere and decelerating at a safe altitude in the thin Martian atmosphere. 6 more words

Miguel Angel Ortega Gonzalez

Senior Hetrick strikes

Senior Forward Betsy Hetrick’s performance for ONU’s Lady Tigers Soccer is getting a lot attention.

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) named senior forward for Olivet Nazarene University’s women’s soccer Women’s Soccer Division II offensive player of the week Aug. 234 more words



Former Washington Spirit head coach to lead Portland in fourth NWSL season

Oct. 5, 2015) – Portland Thorns FC today named Mark Parsons as the club’s head coach for the 2016 National Women’s Soccer League season. 461 more words


Adidas Reveals Exclusive Messi Cleat: Only 100 Pairs

Scoring for Lionel Messi comes easy. Scoring a pair of his latest cleats is a different story.

The soccer great and his longtime sponsor, Adidas, plan to release the Messi 10/10 on Oct. 172 more words

Athletic & Outdoor

The inconsistency of Arsenal

It came as no surprise to me this weekend that Arsenal so clinically dismantled Manchester United, with so many quality players they are always a team to beat. 258 more words


FC Barcelona youth team scores mind-boggling goal

These little Barcelona kids are so good it’s unfair.

The latest jaw-dropping goal from an FC Barcelona youth team comes with not one but two nutmegs, a few cutbacks, and defenders sliding all over the place. 36 more words


Soccer star Lionel Messi is cleared of some tax fraud charges

Spanish officials have dropped tax fraud charges against FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi,  according to Spain’s El País newspaper (link in Spanish). Barcelona’s economic crimes prosecutor is still seeking a 1.5 year prison sentence and 1 million euro ($1,120,695 USD) fine for Messi’s father, Jorge Horacio Messi, after determining that he was the sole person responsible for tax fraud involving his son’s finances. 113 more words