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Stephen Elop's golden parachute balloons to $33 million

Microsoft will pay approximately 70 percent of that sum and Nokia will pay the remaining amount.

By May 1, 2014

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Restaurant uses parachutes, PayPal to deliver sandwiches

If your restaurant is on the seventh floor and your customers are down on the street, how do you get them their food quickly and efficiently? Throw it out the window of course.

By March 21, 2014

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Google Doodle lifts off for a parachute jump

It's the 216th anniversary of the landmark descent to Paris by a very brave Frenchman. Today's interactive doodle lets you get in on the action.

By October 22, 2013

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Golden parachutes for Balsillie, Lazaridis in wake of RIM ouster

According to a filing with the SEC, co-CEO Jim Balsillie received the greater amount -- about $7.93 million in total entitlements -- upon his departure.

By June 15, 2012

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Parachute failure only blemish in successful Ares test flight

Despite a parachute failure, NASA officials say the experimental Ares I-X rocket performed as well or better than computer modeling predicted during its six-minute test flight.

By October 30, 2009

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Yahoo outlines golden parachutes for employees

Internet search pioneer lays out its change-in-control severance plans for employees, should it get taken over in a buyout bid.

By February 19, 2008

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Bonsai and bouquet photographed in the stratosphere

A Japanese artist takes his love of botanicals and space to new heights by launching and photographing his work with our planet as the backdrop.

By July 28, 2014

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Beer blastoff! Help a keg rocket hit the skies

An idea born in a pub is aiming to take off -- literally -- over the Nevada desert this fall. Crave's Michael Franco talked to "Team Numb" about their latest stunt.

By May 28, 2014

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SpaceX unveils Dragon V2, its first manned spacecraft

One of the new spacecraft's advantages is its ability to be reused after a soft landing and its propellants are reloaded, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says.

By May 29, 2014

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NASA preps real flying saucer for take-off

To test new tech for future Mars missions, NASA builds an experimental rocket-powered flight vehicle that looks like it could be a UFO.

By May 19, 2014