[ kahr-mahn, -muhn ]


  1. Theodore von. Von Kármán, Theodore.

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It’s designed to take six astronauts past the Kármán line, the internationally recognized boundary to space.

Bob Smith, Blue Origin’s CEO, issued a statement last week wishing Branson well but also pointing out that Virgin Galactic is “not flying above the Kármán line, and it’s a very different experience.”

The Kármán line, at 100 km or 62 miles above sea level, is an internationally recognized threshold for where space begins.

Instead of reaching orbit, the New Shepard rocket propels the spacecraft to an altitude of about 65 miles, just past what’s known as the Kármán line, or the edge of space, before the spacecraft falls back to Earth.

Nobel Prize winner Tawakkol Karman started a revolution in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday night.

She shares the prize with Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Yemeni democracy activist Tawukul Karman.

Starting in 2008, every Tuesday Tawakul Karman led protests in the square in front of the cabinet building.

On leaving the mountains of Armenia, to enter the country of the karman, there are still others to be crossed.

No one can penetrate into the country of the karman but on foot over the mountain on which this castle is built.

On one of them is a pass, having a castle called Lve, where a toll is paid to the karman.

The karman is a handsome prince, about thirty-two years old, and married to a sister of Amurath Bey.

The karman made no hesitation, and rather than fight with him committed an infamous treason in regard to his brother-in-law.





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