Doomsday at Mercury: NASA craft falls from orbit into planet

...1970s. That was only a fly-by mission.The Europeans and Japanese are teaming up for Mercury's next guests, a pair of satellites known as BepiColombo. They're scheduled for launch in 2017 and arrival in Mercury's orbit in 2024.___Online:NASA...
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Ex-US commander: Take nuke missiles off high alert

...eliminating a strategy known as a "launch on warning" - being prepared to launch nuclear missiles rapidly after early warning satellites and ground radar detect incoming warheads. It says this presents an unacceptable level of nuclear risk, and argues that...
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Mayweather wins richest fight ever

...for ringside seats going for $40,000 and up. Before it did, though, it was delayed about a half hour because cable and satellite systems were having trouble keeping up with the pay-per-view demand.They paid big money to watch two superstars fight...
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A big night in the arts

...night would easily be bright enough to be seen by passing satellites in space.The Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities...Western Civilization.In November, Colberg helped set up a satellite program for the Palmer-based college in Talkeetna, about...
Arctic sea ice maximum may reach record low in satellite era

...National Snow and Ice Data Center.Using satellite measurements, the center based at the...any other year's winter maximum since satellite measurements began in 1979, the of the ice," he said.Winter satellite measurements are not as significant as...
Gray whales' Pacific crossing leads to questions of origin

...published this week in the journal Biology Letters."It didn't turn out that way," Mate said.Instead, three whales with satellite tags were tracked swimming east and across the north Pacific to Alaska waters and into the migratory route of California gray...
Alaska Science Forum: A yearly flood into the Gulf of Alaska

Satellite data has confirmed that the amount of freshwater released into the Gulf...Institute at UAF and has studied data from a NASA mission that features two satellites orbiting Earth about 300 miles above our heads.Those instruments measure...
My Turn Alaska needs Aerospace Corp. more than ever still only one of four satellite launch sites in the U.S...more than rockets launching satellites into space. It is downloaded from NASA satellites. It is space-based tracking...of the four primary U.S. satellite launch sites, AAC and its...
Aurora Harbor internet service trends toward Snowcloud

...upgrades to water, electricity and fire suppression, the city will eliminate phone lines and place restrictions on future satellite dishes and cables on new floats. This means that ACS and GCI customers would need approval from the city to install a new...
Crews working to clear closed section of Dalton Highway

...challenging to pinpoint, making water diversion difficult and operations dangerous, Bailey said. The department is using satellite imagery to better determine where water channels flow.Flowing water has also been forced on top of the ice, despite below-freezing...


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