Jamaica was the first western country to build the railway lines outside Europe and North America, 20 years after the first rail line was constructed in Great Britain.
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Galileo was the first mission from NASA involving a spacecraft that
would fly by an asteroid. In 1991 it flew by asteroid Gaspara and in
1993 it flew by asteroid Ida.
Egypt is home to the largest river in the world, the Nile River.
Like Wolverine, the liver is the only organ that can completely
regenerate. As little as 25% of the original liver mass can regenerate
back to its full size.
He set up a national banking system while he was president. He also established the Department of Agriculture.