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I flew with the next NASA spacecraft that will land on Mars

(Source: www.theverge.com)

Inside a bright, cavernous room, a giant white metal box is rising toward the ceiling. A cable and pulley system tugs the box upward, and it ascends at just an inch a minute. 2,368 more words


USA (West) Rainfall

I have analysed the annual rainfalls at nine stations in the central region of USA.  These are all long-term records with data from as far back as 1850 (San Diego and Albuquerque) and all stations have data up to 2017.  250 more words


John and Solomon Berry - Early Settlers at Flagstaff, Maine

At the time of William Bingham’s Kennebec Purchase, the Million Acres included  Township No. 4 in the 4th Range West of the Kennebec River – Flagstaff, now in Franklin County. 759 more words

J. Scott Coatsworth's new book: Lander.

My friend J. Scott Coatsworth’s new book “Lander,” (sequel to “Skythane”) is out, and from what I’ve read so far it’s damn good!

Book Blurb: 3,482 more words


Pt 36 - There's a Jackalope in Dubois

Wednesday, May 22nd – Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

After staying the night in Sinks Canyon State Park, we fed the fish at the “Popo Agie Rise” (where the river reappears after flowing underground from the “Sinks”), checked out the park’s visitor center where I asked the ranger where some good hiking trails were that lead up the cliffs, and before hitting the trail, we walked to the “Popo Agie Sinks” (where the river flows and disappears into the caverns and reappears hours later at the “Rise”). 624 more words

Appalachian Trail & Hiking

Pt 35 - Great Coffee, A Dead Moose & A Meth Lab

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

After sleeping at the Sweetwater Station Junction rest stop, we hit the road first thing in the morning. The bulk of Wyoming is genuinely vast nothingness, but it’s absolutely beautiful. 629 more words

Appalachian Trail & Hiking

Warning to be cyclone savvy

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WITH North Queensland\u2019s cyclone season under way, Townsville residents are being reminded they are responsible for their own safety in the event of a natural disaster. 3,270 more words

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