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Schir•ra

(ʃɪˈrɑ)

n.
Walter Marty, Jr., born 1923, U.S. astronaut.
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Seven other ships were in the vicinity: the US Navy supply ship Wally Schirra, USS Salvor, crane ship SMIT Borneo, barge Seabridge S-700, tugs Archon Tide and Intrepid, and the Malayan tow vessel Trabajador 1.
Then came the manned shots of Glenn, Schirra, and Grissom; we knew them, their families, and the little issues (what happens when you wait too long on the launch pad after drinking water).
Heat treatment, apart from reducing decay, was also reported to alleviate some physiological disorders such as chilling injury in orange fruits and other citruses (RODOV et al., 1995; SCHIRRA et al., 1997, SAPITNITSKAYA et al., 2006).
8 The Navy launched and christened the auxiliary dry cargo ship Wally Schirra (T-AKE 8) at General Dynamics-National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, Calif.
It served as the launch vehicle for the orbital Mercury flights, sending John Glenn, Wally Schirra, Scott Carpenter, and Gordon Cooper into orbit in 1962-63.
He's best known as astronaut Wally Schirra in The Right Stuff (1983) and the android Bishop in two Alien movies.
In 1962, astronaut Wally Schirra became the fifth American to fly in space as he blasted off from Cape Canaveral aboard the Sigma 7 on a 9-hour flight.
In the case of planning projects specifically, the playful affordances of games have been well documented, from the federal government's model citizen program in the 1960s (Berkeley, 1974) to more recent efforts that experiment with game-based approaches to teaching about and participating in urban planning (Gordon & Manosevitch, 2010; Gordon, Schirra, & Hollander, 2011; Gordon & Schirra, 2012; Mallan, Foth, Greenaway, & Young, 2010).
Aside from the Guardian, Jascon 25 and Archon Tide, there were eight other vessels in the vicinity-the US Navy ships Salvor, Safeguard and Wally Schirra; SMIT Borneo crane barge; tugs Intrepid and Trabajador!; barge S-7000; and the PCG search-and-rescue ship BRP Pampanga.
Robert Brooks Jr., SC, USN Officer In Charge, USNS Wally Schirra (T-AKE 8)
New ships joined the fleet bearing the names of heroes and pioneers of Naval Aviation, including the destroyer Stockdale (DDG 106) and the dry cargo/ammunition ships Wally Schirra (T-AKE 8), Washington Chambers (T-AKE 11), and William McLean (T-AKE 12).
Da mesma maneira, a eficiencia no controle dos danos pelo frio, com a aplicacao do aquecimento intermitente, tambem foi verificada em pomelos e laranjas (Schirra & Cohen, 1999), e em limas-acidas Tahiti (Kluge et al., 2006).