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mother ship

n
(Nautical Terms) a ship providing facilities and supplies for a number of small vessels
Translations
navire principal
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Project Synthetic posted his work on underground music networks including twistedsessions and beatbiz, experimenting with many electronic music styles like psytrance, breakbeat and chillout before he released his first commercial EP Back to Mothership in June on independent UK breakbeat label Divergence.
Daniel Keane, managing partner at Keelys represented Jonathan Ross and Andy Maddocks, whose company Mothership Group, purchased Home from Wiseguys for an undisclosed amount.
Work on SpaceShipTwo, and its mothership White Knight Two, is nearing completion and flight tests will begin later this year.
The engineless X-37 was carried aloft by a jet mothership Friday morning from Mojave Airport, but the test was halted because of technical problems with a microwave data link from the test range.
The probe - part of a mission estimated to cost pounds 50m and involving Aberystwyth University scientists - was due to land on Mars on Christmas Day 2003, but nothing was heard from Beagle 2 after it ejected from its mothership.
The lander's mothership Mars Express sent out a signal to the lost probe yesterday - but heard nothing.
Music fans can attend their favourite Mothership Convention, World Party, Homegrown and Acoustic Sessions nights between now and August 11.
VFMS is, in essence, the mothership carrying all the information necessary for successfully developing and managing a building maintenance program.
Clinton's Mothership futurism was as much a utopian response to the '70s ghetto as the Buck Rogers futurism of early hip-hop, with its synthesizer-driven anthems like "Planet Rock," its glammy space-age outfits like those of the Fearless Four, and its graffitists like Futura 2000.
The photograph, taken on March 27 by instruments on board Philae's mothership Rosetta, capture the moment when the Sun, the comet and the spacecraft are perfectly aligned, resulting in a gorgeous backlit image of 67P.
START-UP incubation firm, The Mothership Group, has appointed Dave Pogson to its board of directors.