Monthly Archives: November 2014

NASA Passes on the Torch: Conquest of Space Redefined

Just as a relatively clear sky welcomed a blood moon early morning Tuesday, April 15 at Columbia, clouds soon covered the spectacular total eclipse. Just as the infamous 20th century space race peaked in 1969, space exploration has gradually declined … Continue reading

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NM spaceport boss to provide update to lawmakers

stands empty, and New Mexico expects to lose an estimated $1.7 million a year now that commercial fights by Virgin Galactic have been delayed indefinitely.
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NORAD to Buzz DC with F-16s Tonight

Originally posted on Christian Patriots:
Flights to take place between midnight and 2 am. The North American Aerospace Defense Command and NORAD will fly “Civil Air Patrol aircraft, Air Force F-16s, an Air Force C-38, and a U.S. Coast Guard MH-65…

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F.A.A. Has Power to Levy Fines on Commercial Drone Users

The government has the power to hold drone operators accountable when they operate the remote-control aircraft recklessly, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday. Continue reading

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NASA’s Swift Mission Probes an Exotic Object: ‘Kicked’ Black Hole or Mega Star?

An international team of researchers analyzing decades of observations from many facilities, including NASA’s Swift satellite, has discovered an unusual source of light in a galaxy some 90 million light-years away. Continue reading

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FAA investigates 3 incidents at OIA

Shortly before midnight on Oct. 9, USAirways flight 1857, which originated in Charlotte, N.C., was given clearance by air traffic controllers to land at Orlando International Airport. Continue reading

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Drones used to capture high school football action

The future of sports looks like a UFO, sounds like a weed trimmer and has spent this fall floating 30 feet above the grass of South Elgin High School’s football field. Continue reading

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Comet landing timeline

NOTE: All times in GMT (EST-5hrs; CET+1hr) and Earth Receive Time, when confirmation of the events is received on the ground. Events actually occur approximately 28 minutes, 20 seconds, earlier. Continue reading

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Space probe scores a 310-million-mile bull’s-eye with comet landing

Source: CNN STORY HIGHLIGHTS NEW: Controllers say the probe’s anchoring harpoons failed, craft may have bounced NASA scientist calls the comet the most “bizarre, wonderful thing I have ever seen” The probe tweets: “Touchdown! My new address: 67P!” Philae has … Continue reading

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