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Repticon: Like Comic-Con for Reptiles

Posted on · What Comic-Con is to comic book fans, Repticon is to reptile and exotic animal lovers. Repticon is held in 23 states and 63 cities across the US. It’s been around for more than a decade, but only in Houston for the last four. The venue for this year’s event is the Pasadena Convention Center and […]

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Orion Launch Scrubbed, Plagiarism, and Repticon: Houston Matters for Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

Posted on · Space City watched closely this morning as, following several delays due in part to high winds and a sticky rocket valve, NASA scrubbed today’s launch of the Orion capsule aboard an unmanned Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. NASA hopes to launch Orion tomorrow. Once launched, Orion will orbit the Earth from a height of 3,600 miles, then drop back into the atmosphere […]