Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

...that has increased five percent since 2000, detectors on satellites have shown. No other place on Earth is showing a coverage on top of the globe was the sixth lowest since satellite observations became possible in 1979. Tied to a lack of sea...
Alaska Aerospace plans cheaper way to put bigger rockets into orbit

...conference. "It reduces cost, but also environmentally."Alaska Aerospace has been seeking a medium-lift launchpad since satellite operators started preferring larger rockets to deliver their products to orbit. When Alaska Aerospace was founded and built...
International search and rescue Timeline:? Sunday, Nov. 30: The U.S. Coast Guard in Alaska hears an emergency transmission via satellite networks from the distressed South Korean fishing vessel, the Oryong 501, in the Bering Sea, about 100 miles off the Russian...
Pure Sole: My roommate thinks you're sexy

...on the deck of a 32-foot gillnetter being tossed about on Bristol Bay's salmon waters.The voice on the other end of a satellite phone is recognized from the past and asks, "Are you sitting down?"That was how I discovered an 18-year old senior...
Local sports calendar

Sunday, Oct. 26JUMP ROPEHome, 2-3 p.m., Juneau Jumper Satellite program. This program allows participants, ages kindergarten to adult, to learn basic jump rope skills and tricks from team...
NASA: Asteroid to traverse earth's satellite zone

...will dart between Earth and orbiting satellites next week, sparing the human race and...15 - lower than the orbits of some satellites - in the closest known approach of an...orbits of most of the communications satellites circling Earth, and doesn't pose...
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Empire Editorial: Waking up from Alaska's aerospace dream

...launch complex would welcome rockets and satellites bound for polar orbits.The companies that launch satellites need contractors, and they would turn...and it's best suited for delivering satellites to polar orbits, ones that go north...
Kodiak High works with NASA on temblor project

...School District Stewart McDonald told the Mirror. "They're going to be installing the earthquake sensors that talk to the satellites. They will be installed right here, we'll have students working on these projects directly with the scientific community...
The history of oil wealth

...change in tax rates was far more dramatic."For a number of satellites, the ELF went from zero to 0.89," Williams said. "So it was a very substantial increase for the satellites..."When both the state and the oil companies recognized...
Antarctic sea ice growth does not negate climate change ice extent.In fact, since scientists started making satellite observations in the late 1970s, they have watched extent and 80 more days of ice cover since 1979, when satellites began tracking changes. But along the Antarctic Peninsula...
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