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  Mars Pathfinder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Sojourner rover had a Alpha Proton X-ray Spectrometer (APXS), which was used to analyze the components of the rocks and soil.
Sojourner's exit from the lander occurred on Sol 2.
The Sojourner was a six-wheeled vehicle and it was 65 cm long, 48 cm wide, 30 cm tall and weighed 10.6 kg.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sojourner   (1982 words)

  
 The Robot Hall of Fame : Mars Pathfinder Sojourner Rover
Sojourner moved slowly at one and one half feet per minute and stopped a lot along the way to sense the terrain and process information, but there was no hurry on Mars which is not visited very often.
Sojourner was carried to Mars by Pathfinder which launched on December 4, 1996 and reached Mars on July 4, 1997, directly entering the planet's atmosphere and bouncing on inflated airbags.
Sojourner was designed by a large NASA team lead by Jacob Matijevic and Donna Shirley.
www.robothalloffame.org /mars.html   (375 words)

  
 Home Page
Sojourner House is a faith-based residential rehabilitation facility where addicted women learn to break the inter- generational cycle of poverty and chemical abuse while living with their children in their own apartment.
Sojourner House gives each woman the privacy she deserves and the dignity of claiming her role as head of the household.
Sojourner House is starting a new program that will provide permanent, supported housing for low-income or homeless single dual-diagnosed women in recovery, as well as for their independent children.
www.sojournerhousepa.org   (280 words)

  
 Sojourner Truth
Sojourner worked with these people at Freedmen1s Village trying to improve their living conditions and was later employed by the government1s Freedmen1s Bureau.
When Sojourner learned of this kidnapping she told the parents that their rights were being violated and they had the legal right to protest.
Sojourner was very active in trying to relocate her fellow fls to less populated areas, particularly to the Western states.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Oracle/9840/sojourn.html   (1736 words)

  
 Sojourner Truth in Ulster County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Sojourner Truth once said that she was not going to die.
Sojourner Truth first had her picture taken in 1863, while in her sixties.
It was once thought that she was born on the grounds of this Hardenburgh House in the Hamlet of Hurley.
www.newpaltz.edu /sojourner_truth   (2307 words)

  
 Sojourner Place
Sojourner Place targets women in need who are most likely to take advantage of an opportunity to succeed.
One young woman who lived at Sojourner Place during her last year at the University of Washington is now studying for her doctorate in social services.
The words of Sojourner Truth, the runaway slave leader for whom the shelter was named, sum it up beautifully: "If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back and get it right side up again."
www.realchangenews.org /pastarticles/features/articles/new_decSojourner.html   (1875 words)

  
 Sojourner Truth A Life and Legacy of Faith
Sojourner first came to Battle Creek, Michigan, in 1856 when she was invited to address the radical Quaker group, the Friends of Human Progress.
Although Sojourner Truth was not an active participant in the Underground Railroad, she did assist many fls who had previously traveled this route to freedom by helping them find new homes.
The continuing symbolic importance of Sojourner as a seeker after truth was recently recognized on an inter-planetary level when the Mars Pathfinder Microver was named in her honor.
www.sojournertruth.org /Library/Archive/LegacyOfFaith.htm   (1778 words)

  
 Sojourner Truth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Sojourner had another child, a son who at 5 years old had been sold into slavery on a plantation in Alabama.
Sojourner could quote extensively from the bible and she became a very forceful and moving speaker.
Sojourner was appointed counselor to the Freedmen's Bureau by Abraham Lincoln.
www.esperstamps.org /h9.htm   (352 words)

  
 APOD Search Results for "Sojourner"
Sojourner itself is visible inspecting a rock nicknamed Yogi at 11 o'clock.
Sojourner was recently diverted to study these white areas to gather more clues so continued detective work can yield better insight into the Martian past.
Mars Sojourner robot rover is visible crouched on the unfolded spacecraft.
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov /cgi-bin/apod/apod_search?Sojourner   (3323 words)

  
 FemBio: notable women / Sojourner Truth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Sojourner Truth was a fiery orator, committed abolitionist, women's and poor people's rights activist, preacher and singer, who was not formally educated but created her own theoretical constructs for social equity and radical action.
More importantly, as one of the first accounts of a female former slave, the Narrative was a powerful weapon in the abolitionist cause, in which Truth was an active speaker and protestor, known for her insight, courage and wit.
By 1850 Sojourner was also one of the first activists to make the connection between the rights of slaves and fl people and those of women.
www.fembio.org /women/sojourner-truth.shtml   (889 words)

  
 Pathfinder Rover Gets Its Name   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The name Sojourner was chosen for the Mars Pathfinder rover after a year-long, worldwide competition in which students up to 18 years old were invited to select a heroine and submit an essay about her historical accomplishments.
An abolitionist and champion of women's rights, Sojourner Truth, whose legal name was Isabella Van Wagener, made it her mission to "travel up and down the land," advocating the rights of all people to be free and the rights of women to participate fully in society.
The name Sojourner was selected because it means "traveler." JPL scientists and engineers working on the Mars Pathfinder project and Planetary Society staff members reviewed the 3,500 total entries received from all over the world, including essays from students living in Canada, India, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Poland and Russia.
mars.sgi.com /rover/name.html   (480 words)

  
 Sojourner Truth
Sojourner Truth was born Isabella Baumfree in Ulster County, N.Y., the daughter of an African named Baumfree (after his Dutch owner) and a woman called Elizabeth.
She assumed the name Sojourner Truth, which she believed God had given her as a symbolic representation of her mission in life.
Sojourner Truth's speech at the Women's Rights Convention, Akron, Ohio, on May 29, 1851, is in The Faith of Our Fathers, edited by Irving Mark and Eugene L. Schwaab.
www.africawithin.com /bios/sojourner_truth.htm   (491 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Sojourner Truth
Sojourner Truth (1797?-1883), American abolitionist and advocate of women’s rights.
She was born into slavery in Ulster County, New York, to James and Elizabeth Bomefree, who named her Isabella.
In 1843 she took the name Sojourner Truth and began preaching along the eastern seaboard.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761569810/Sojourner_Truth.html   (352 words)

  
 Sojourner Truth, Ain't I a Woman?
Sojourner Truth, born in about 1797, was a woman of remarkable intelligence despite her illiteracy.
Sojourner Truth: ex-slave and fiery abolitionist, figure of imposing physique, riveting preacher and spellbinding singer who dazzled listeners with her wit and originality.
Sojourner Truth gave her famous "Ain't I a Woman?" speech at the 1851 Women's Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio.
www.kyphilom.com /www/truth.html   (1469 words)

  
 Truth, Sojourner on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Commemorating Sojourner Truth: negotiating the politics of race and gender in the spaces of public memory.
Sojourner Truth Comes Home to Battle Creek, Michigan; Monument to Historical Activist to be Dedicated During 3-Day Tribute.
Historical interpreter Madelyn Porter, as orator Sojourner Truth, gives her rapt audience an earful of 19th Century passion at Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/t/truth-s1o.asp   (448 words)

  
 Lesson Plan - SOJOURNER TRUTH
Sojourner was born in 1797 to James and Betsey, slaves of Colonel Ardinburgh, a man of the Low Dutch class of people in Hurley, Ulster County, New York.
On June 1, 1843, she left New York with a new name, Sojourner Truth, ("sojourn" means to wander or travel) to preach what she felt was the truth.
Sojourner constantly reminded her audiences that she was an ex-slave and had been raised in a poor, rural community.
teacherlink.ed.usu.edu /tlresources/units/Byrnes-famous/SOJOURN.HTMl   (2256 words)

  
 Sojourner Truth biography
FAMILY BACKGROUND: Sojourner Truth was born in 1797 in Ulster County, a Dutch settlement in upstate New York.
Her dictated memoirs were published in 1850 as The Narrative of Sojourner Truth: A Northern Slave.
Sojourner Truth, the Libyan Sibyl - by Harriet Beecher Stowe, text of an article that appeared in the Atlantic Monthly in April 1863
www.lkwdpl.org /wihohio/trut-soj.htm   (456 words)

  
 History of Sojourner Truth
Sojourner Truth came to Northampton in 1843 to live at the Northampton Association of Education and Industry, a utopian community in Florence.
Born a slave in upstate New York in approximately 1797, she labored for a succession of five masters until the Fourth of July, 1827, when slavery was finally abolished in New York State.
She took her new name - Sojourner Truth - and with little more than the clothes on her back, began walking through Long Island and Connecticut, speaking to people in the countryside about her life and her relationship with God.
www.noho.com /sojourner/history.html   (648 words)

  
 VG: Artist Biography: Truth, Sojourner
Sojourner Truth has been adopted as a powerful symbol for both feminists and African-Americans through the years.
She changed her name to Sojourner Truth to reflect her mission to be a traveler who showed people their sins and told them what was true.
Sojourner Truth's religious experiences carried over into her Narrative, which was a striking spiritual work which focuses mainly on the evolution of her faith and religious experiences.
voices.cla.umn.edu /vg/Bios/entries/truth_sojourner.html   (1503 words)

  
 Sojourner Farms Eurpoean Syle Dog Food Mix   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Sojourner Farms is owned by a vet who has spent his life helping animals live healthy lives.
Sojourner's diet; whereas before, being fed the commercial dog foods, his anal glands were becoming impacted every 3 months or so.
Sojourner's is, without a doubt, the best food I can feed my dogs, and I am truly grateful that it is available, economical and easy to prepare.
www.healthyplanetrx.com /Sojos_European_Style_Dog_Food_Mix_p/sojos-european.htm   (6469 words)

  
 The My Hero Project - Sojourner Truth
In 1995, as a fitting tribute to her historical significance, NASA named the Mars Pathfinder rover the "Sojourner" in honor of Sojourner Truth.
Developed by educator Jeff Steinberg, The Sojourn Project is a "living history" curriculum containing books, documentaries, audio recordings, and an on-site experience concerning the Civil Rights Movement, its veterans, lessons of tolerance, nonviolence, and personal courage.
Sojourner Truth born into slavery, worked for the freedom of all.
myhero.com /hero.asp?hero=sojournerTruth   (1300 words)

  
 Biography of Sojourner Truth - History - eBooks
THE subject of this biography, SOJOURNER TRUTH, as she now calls herself-but whose name, originally, was Isabella-was born, as near as she can now calculate, between the years 1797 and 1800.
A cellar, under this hotel, was assigned to his slaves, as their sleeping apartment,-all the slaves he possessed, of both sexes, sleeping (as is quite common in a state of slavery) in the same room.
The most familiar appellation of her mother was 'Mau-mau Bett.' She was the mother of some ten or twelve children; though Sojourner is far from knowing the exact number of her brothers and sisters; she being the youngest, save one, and all older than herself having been sold before her remembrance.
www.topicsites.com /sojourner-truth/sojourner-truth-biography.htm   (14504 words)

  
 www.myspace.com/sojourner
Sojourner is a thrash metal band from Woodridge, IL.
Sojourner was formed in December of 2003 when Adam, John, and Tim got together and started jamming.
Sojourner is now working on four songs for a demo that should be out in the next few months.
www.myspace.com /sojourner   (596 words)

  
 Learning to Give - Lesson Plan - Sojourner Truth, African-American Woman of the 19th Century
Ask students what right Sojourner Truth had to be heard since she was a former slave, with no education, who could barely speak the language correctly.
Using Sojourner Truth (Attachment Two) as a teacher reference, introduce Sojourner Truth, her life, and the causes she supported.
Explain that Sojourner Truth's contributions can be considered a form of philanthropy (individuals and organizations providing their time, talent, and/or treasures for the common good).
www.learningtogive.org /lessons/unit133/lesson2.html   (1353 words)

  
 SOJOURNER TRUTH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Born "Bell" in a Dutch-speaking area of New York State, this former slave called herself "Sojourner," because, she said, "I was to travel [sojourn] up an' down the land." She chose the last name "Truth," because "I was to declare truth to the people." And declare the truth she did.
In the mid-1800s, when few women spoke in public, Sojourner Truth appeared before large crowds speaking from her own experience about the horrors of slavery.
Even after slavery was abolished, Sojourner Truth continued to speak out for the rights of minorities and women, bringing truth to the people.
www.gwenythswain.com /sojourner.htm   (396 words)

  
 Sojourner Truth
Born in the Dutch settlement of Ulster County, Sojourner was named "Isabella" by her slave parents.
She went on to devote her efforts, charismatic personality and public speaking prowess to a number of causes close to her heart including abolition, women's suffrage and, later, the resettlement of freed Southern slaves.
Sojourner was an unusual woman for her time in many ways.
www.womentodaymagazine.com /lifestories/sojourner.html   (630 words)

  
 No. 517: Sojourner Truth
She prayed for a name with -- in her words -- a handle on it.
As Sojourner Truth, she appeared on the dais with Frederick Douglas and William Lloyd Garrison.
Sojourner Truth was in her sixties when the Civil War began.
www.uh.edu /engines/epi517.htm   (488 words)

  
 BBC ON THIS DAY | 6 | 1997: Mars buggy starts exploring Red Planet
They will now have to wait another day for the first high-resolution pictures, however, as an hour after the vehicle moved off the ramp, the sun went down and the rover was left parked until the next Martian morning.
The Sojourner is a tiny robot, about the size of a bread-bin and weighing just 22 lbs (10 kg).
Although Sojourner was designed to operate for just one week, in fact it kept exploring Mars for nearly three months.
news.bbc.co.uk /onthisday/hi/dates/stories/july/6/newsid_4105000/4105727.stm   (615 words)

  
 Sojourner Truth House - Preventing Domestic Violence, Promoting Domestic Respect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Sojourner Truth House is a leader in the community effort that offers every victim of domestic violence access to effective and complete programs required to achieve a life free of violence.
She was sold away from her parents when she was four, passed on from one indifferent owner to another, then separated from her five children.
If you are looking for Sojourner Truth House in Gary, Indiana, please go to www.sojournertruthhouse.com.
www.sojournertruthhouse.org   (284 words)

  
 A Pagan Sojourn
In one my classes, it was mentioned that this is the first time in history that we are able to learn about, read about, and/or practice any religion or set of spiritual beliefs that we want without fear of being persecuted.
I think we do – but only if we are willing to deal with the stigma and intolerance of others who will their beliefs on others who doesn’t believe the same as they do.
I think the "why" part of that kind of discussion would almost be more enlightening because people would have to support the reason for their beliefs and have to think about their religion on a deeper level.
pagansojourn.blogspot.com   (2800 words)

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