circumnavigation

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traveling around something (by ship or plane)

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Limitless Horizons(TM), Matt Guthmiller's record breaking journey, is a non-profit organization created to support Matt's bid to become the youngest person ever to circumnavigate the globe on a solo flight, and to provide aid to Matt's chosen charity, Code.
How to Build a Jumbo Jet Engine BBC2, 9pm The three-part documentary series began last week by going behind the scenes at the only shipyard in Britain capable of building a new model of submarine - the Astute - which cost more than pounds 1billion to build and is able to circumnavigate the globe without surfacing.
The crew, who will circumnavigate the globe in their engine, came to Liverpool yesterday.
Aptly named for her mission, this gutsy 11-metre sloop took Sydney-born Kay Cottee around the world in 189 days in 1988 to become the first female to solo circumnavigate the globe.
After all, Bev managed to claim enough mileage expenses in one year to circumnavigate the globe - TWICE.
Fogg reckoned he could circumnavigate the globe in 80 days and the deal was that, if he indeed made it, Kelvin would resign from the club.
A BRITISH yachtsman sailed into the record books to become the first sailor to circumnavigate the globe solo through the icebound Arctic.
He was 26 when he started from the same spot to become the first person to circumnavigate the globe without a motor or sails.
Fullerton, 70, associate director of flight operations at NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, recalled two famous ships called Columbia: the space shuttle that he piloted on its third mission in 1982 and the sailing ship Columbia, the first American ship to circumnavigate the globe in 1790 and the one that discovered the Columbia River two years later.
Bethune hopes to circumnavigate the globe in a record-breaking 65 days.
It is not uncommon for worms to release many variants in rapid succession and be able to circumnavigate the globe in hours whereas it used to take days to weeks.
On the verge of starving, and with no other relatives, Mateo agrees to a two-year commitment as cabin boy and musician aboard the San Antonio, one of Magellan's fleet in his secret expedition to circumnavigate the globe and reap the wealth of the Eastern Spice Islands.
Jenny entered the Guinness Book of Records in 1997 as the first woman to circumnavigate the globe in a helicopter, raising pounds 50,000 for Save The Children.
We circumnavigate the globe while confined to our homes like caged canaries.
of retail marketing, on the announcement of Fossett's sixth attempt to circumnavigate the globe solo in a hot-air balloon, one of aviation's last unaccomplished feats.