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NASA uses U2 spy plane to track spruce bark beetles

SOLDOTNA - The U2, a high-altitude spy plane made famous when one was shot down over the Soviet Union...million congressionally mandated NASA grant. The old spy plane, flying at 30,000 feet after taking off from Anchorage...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073001/sta_NASA.shtml
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House panel OKs $601 billion defense bill

...spending for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1. The blueprint spared excess military bases, the Cold War-era U-2 spy plane, Navy cruisers and an 11th aircraft carrier as parochial interests prevailed in an election year.The full House is...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-05-09/house-panel-oks-601-billion-defense-b
Not For Web
NASA project to check out summer sea ice

FAIRBANKS - NASA is using a high-altitude, converted U2 spy plane to test technology over Arctic sea ice for future applications.The long-winged ER-2 jet is based in Fairbanks for three weeks...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-20/nasa-project-check-out-summer-sea-ice
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

Focus on spy plane crew The following editorial appeared...diplomats and the crew of an American spy plane forced to land on a Chinese island is...diplomats and the crew of an American spy plane forced to land on a Chinese island is...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040401/Ope_spyplane.shtml
More retirees are making move north

...near two of his grandchildren. Now Skiman, who once worked on NASA's space shuttle and a top-secret, experimental spy plane for Lockheed Martin, builds and flies radio-controlled planes. He's able to watch his granddaughter perform with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110401/Ins_north.shtml
Inside
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...000-square-mile base is 75 miles northwest of Las Vegas, in the arid, rugged Nellis Range. Beginning with the U-2 spy plane in the 1950s, the base has been the testing ground for a host of top-secret aircraft, including the SR-71 Blackbird...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041700/Bre_news.shtml
Editorial roundup

...the rejection of China's bid. They want to punish China for human rights violations and for intercepting a U.S. spy plane. The House International Relations Committee overwhelmingly approved the resolution. But Bush's official neutrality...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062701/Ope_Editorial.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the rejection of China's bid. They want to punish China for human rights violations and for intercepting a U.S. spy plane. The House International Relations Committee overwhelmingly approved the resolution. But Bush's official neutrality...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062701/Ope_Editorial.shtml
It's not just the Russians who are spying on the US

...intelligence and China's efforts to safeguard its own secrets. In 2001, for instance, a U.S. Navy EP-3E Aries II spy plane collided with a Chinese fighter and landed there. And in 2009, Chinese trawlers intercepted and harassed the U.S...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070510/opi_665467803.shtml
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This Day in History

...Far East. In 1979, Idi Amin was deposed as president of Uganda as rebels and exiles backed by Tanzanian forces seized control. In 2001, ending a tense 11-day standoff, China agreed to free the 24 crew members of an American spy plane.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041107/sta_20070411029.shtml
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