Pathfinder

Pathfinder

Pathfinder or pathfinders may refer to:

Astronomy

* Mars Pathfinder, NASA exploration probe
* Space Shuttle Pathfinder, space shuttle mockup known as OV-098

Computer science

* Path Finder, a shareware file browser for Mac OS X
* Pathfinder Networks, method for deriving networks from proximity data
* Pathfinder.com, one of the first Internet portals
* Java Pathfinder, tool for model checking developed by NASA

Fiction

* Pathfinder (Transformers) - A fictional robot in the Transformers universes.
* A Star Trek term occasionally used to describe the first ship in a given class
* A sniper unit in the video game

Film

* "Pathfinder" (1987 film), Norwegian, Sami language, Oscar nominated film
* "The Pathfinder" (film), a 1996 TV film
* "Pathfinder" (2007 action film), film about Vikings plundering Native American villages

Literature

* "Pathfinders" (novel), novel by Cecil Lewis
* "The Pathfinder, or The Inland Sea", novel by American writer James Fenimore Cooper
* Pathfinder Press, publisher of socialist literature
* "Pathfinder", graphic novel adaptation of the 2007 film, from Dark Horse Comics
* "Pathfinder" (periodical), a monthly publication presenting roleplaying game Adventure Paths
* "The Pathfinder", a weekly publication published and distributed by the students of Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho.

People

* Commander Matthew Fontaine Maury, of the United States Navy, "Pathfinder of the Seas"
* Second Lieutenant John Charles Frémont, The "Pathfinder", the western territory explorer

Military

* Pathfinders (military), specialized elite airborne soldiers who perform many dangerous assignments
* Pathfinder Badge (U.S.), military badge of the United States Army awarded to a Pathfinder
* HMS "Pathfinder" (1904), Royal Navy light cruiser launched in 1904
* USNS Pathfinder (T-AGS 60), Oceanographic Survey Ship
* USS Pathfinder (AGS-1)
* Pathfinder (RAF), elite squadrons of Royal Air Force Bomber Command during World War II
* Pathfinders Company (Portugal) elite recon unit of the Portuguese paratroopers.
* Pathfinder Platoon: British Army elite unit, part of the 16th Air Assault Brigade

Television

* Pathfinder (pricing game), pricing game on the American game show "The Price Is Right"
* "Pathfinder" ("Voyager" episode), episode of the television series "Star Trek: Voyager"
* "Pathfinders", a 1972 British TV series about a Pathfinder (RAF) squadron

Transportation

* Riley Pathfinder, British made saloon
* Nissan Pathfinder, sport utility vehicle
* Pathfinder Parkway, bicycle path in Bartlesville, OK
* Pathfinder Tours, railtour operating company operating in the United Kingdom
* Piper PA-28-235 Cherokee Pathfinder, light, piston-powered airplane
* Pontiac Pathfinder, post-war automobile
* Soloy Pathfinder 21, stretched twin engine version of the Cessna 208 aircraft
* S.T.V. Pathfinder, a Canadian sail training vessel. Brigantine rigged.
* NASA Pathfinder and Pathfinder-Plus, a high-altitude unmanned solar-powered aircraft
* Wright Pathfinder, a UK-built low-floor bus body

Youth organizations

* Camp Pathfinder, boys' camp located in Algonquin Provincial Park
* Pathfinders (scouting), division of Girl Guides of Canada
* Pathfinders (Seventh-day Adventist), community service oriented youth organization

Other

* Pathfinder Dam, cyclopean dam
* Pathfinder International, US-based non-profit that focuses on reproduction and AIDS/HIV prevention issues
* Pathfinder Pubs, a UK Public house operator associated with Wolverhampton & Dudley Breweries
* Pathfinder tendency, group of organizations together with the Socialist Workers Party of the United States
* Neighbourhood Management Pathfinder Programme, a UK Government regeneration initiative
* Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, a roleplaying game based on an extension of the Dungeons & Dragons 3.5 Edition ruleset


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