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My plan to defeat JetBlue's new baggage fees

Free checking is one of the best things JetBlue has going for it (after satellite TV; I have now spent two consecutive post-winter break flights watching Seahawks Championship Game highlights). 156 more words

Sports

These People Just Took a Selfie From Space

In what was basically the opposite of a close-up, workers at Israel Aerospace Industries recently posted for a so-called “space selfie.”

About 300 employees for the company lined up to spell the initials “IAI” as one of their own passing satellite snapped a picture from above at an altitude of about 325 miles.

Team at University of Maryland use drones, satellites and mathematics to battle poachers in Africa and Asia

Phys.org: In 2014, 1,215 rhinos were killed in South Africa for their horns, which end up in Asia as supposed cures for a variety of ailments. 65 more words

Science

Russian Satellites Prohibited for Emergency 911 Calls in US

http://sputniknews.com/us/20150129/1017526190.html

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) doesn’t allow the use of non-US satellites, Chief of the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau David Simpson said, referring to the FCC order, requiring wireless providers to be able to transmit emergency indoor cellphone calls to 911 call centers. 34 more words

USA

Spire wants to improve weather forecasting with tiny satellites

Will you need a raincoat or shorts tomorrow? Chances are the weather data you use to determine the answer comes from the roughly 20 satellites orbiting Earth that monitor weather systems. 339 more words

Tether: The Second Story Moon

(Artwork by Jan Brett)

“I knew that it was not appropriate behaviour. It made me look shifty and nervous, or like I didn’t really want to be there.

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Mew : Satellites

Hello there! My name is Joe Stevens and I have been asked to contribute to New Alt Sounds by Jonah Frey. I am both honored and humbled at being given this amazing opportunity to review music for New Alt Sounds. 278 more words

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