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The Voyages

Pinpointing the explorer's whereabouts on October 12, 1492 Watch this video to discover Columbus's role in the "discovery" of the the New World and his c…

Voyager (U.S.)

Destination: Jupiter and Saturn. Launched: Aug. 20 (Voyager 2) and Sept. 5 (Voyager 1), 1977. Mission: To explore Jupiter and the other outer planets. Launched in 1977, Voyager 1 and Voyage…

Voyage to the Beginning of the World

Director/Writer:Manoel de OliveiraDirector of Photography:Renato BertaEditor:Valérie LoiseleuxMusic:Emmanuel NuñesProduction Designer:Zé BrancoProducer:Paulo BrancoStrand Re…

Walter Conrad Arensberg: Voyage à l'Infini

Voyage à l'InfiniWalter Conrad ArensbergThe swan existing Is like a song with an accompaniment Imaginary.Across the grassy lake, Across the lake to the shadow of the willows, It is accomp…

Heather Locklear Biography

Heather Locklear actress Born: 9/25/1961 Birthplace: Los Angeles Film and television actress best known for her role as Amanda Woodward, landlady extraordinaire, of the hit Fox series M…

Jacques Cartier

Jacques Cartier was a navigator who made three voyages for France to the North American continent between 1534 and 1542. He explored the St. Lawrence River and gave Canada its name. Little is known …

Isabella of Castile

Queen Isabella I, also known as Isabella the Catholic, is famous as the queen who financed Christopher Columbus's voyages to the New World. She was the queen of Castille after 1474 and of Aragon afte…

Amerigo Vespucci

Amerigo Vespucci was a Florentine merchant and navigator who made at least two transatlantic trips to the New World, voyages that inspired cartographer Martin Wardseemüller to label the new continent …

Bartolomeu Dias

Bartolomeu Dias was a Portugese navigator whose 1487-88 Atlantic voyage around the southern tip of Africa opened sea routes between Europe and Asia. In 1486 King João II (King John II) assigned Dias, …