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Japan's secret campaign against the U.S.

...a few hundred (1945) dollars. Probably the greatest expense was the launch personnel: hundreds of troops at four launch sites. Q: When was the last one found and how recently has someone been killed by one of these? I've heard some folks...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-22
State | Local
Kodiak Launch Complex courts new customers

...military."We still have a lot of customers interested, but they will not sign until they have confidence that our launch site will be ready when they need us," Greby said. "This is a very tough dryspell for us, which is why we have to tighten...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-20/kodiak-launch-complex-courts-new-custom
State
My Turn Alaska needs Aerospace Corp. more than ever

...Defense military customer dominate launch site activity and revenue creation...still only one of four satellite launch sites in the U.S. that can fully tap...four primary U.S. satellite launch sites, AAC and its Kodiak facility are...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-25/my-turn-alaska-needs-aerospace-corp-m
Opinion
Army rocket explodes after taking off

...reported.Kodiak photographer Scott Wight watched the launch from Cape Greville in Chiniak, about a dozen miles from the launch site. He described the explosion as quite loud and scary. A fire afterward burned brightly.The rocket was the booster...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/army-rocket-explodes-after-taking
State
Launch scheduled for next year from Kodiak

...Orbital Sciences, a potential partner in the third pad expansion, likely won't make a decision on a West Coast launch site any time soon, Campbell said.The company is focused on operations at Wallops Flight Station in Virginia, and Campbell...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-26/launch-scheduled-next-year-kodiak
State
Summertime 'sled rides'

...off Mount Roberts has to climb higher than his usual launch site to avoid the crosswinds down below."Being close to...The man continued on his way.At the south-facing launch site, several hundred feet above the wind sock that marks...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-01/summertime-sled-rides
Local
US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

...forces from inside Ukraine."Another satellite image depicted in the memo shows "ground scarring at multiple rocket launch sites on the Russian side of the border oriented in the direction of Ukraine military units within Ukraine.""The wide...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-07-28/us-russia-has-fired-rockets-ukraine
Not For Web
Defense budget stabilizes Alaska forces

...interceptors and other facilities are also being added at Fort Greely, the nation's only ballistic missile interceptor launch site, Handy said.Alaska Army commander Major Gen. Shields said the approximately 12,000 Army troops based in Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-27/defense-budget-stabilizes-alaska-forces
State
Planners endorse purchase of DeHarts

...Pusich said he liked the plan, but didn't see it addressing the problem with boat launching merely by adding a second launch site. "Getting in and out of the launch ramp is tough. Tensions are high." Krieber said the designs will improve the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052505/loc_20050525023.shtml
News
Paragliding can be a high-altitude experience

...Real TV or stop at car crashes. On occasion, I've failed to get off the ground and ended up in the alder below the launch site, unharmed because of the bush's cushioning effect, though extricating the glider takes time. A successful launch...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081102/out_paraglide.shtml
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