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Fort Drum missile interceptor site would employ up to 1,800 in military, civilian jobs
The Pentagon is considering whether to build a missile-interceptor at Fort Drum or three other East Coast sites.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
International Business Times
Curiosity Rover Update: NASA Choses New Rock To Drill Into
The latest update on National Aeronautic and Space Administration's Curiosity Rover is that it will now be drilling a rock, named "Bonanza King", to help learn about the geological history of the Red Planet, according to Space.com .
Watertown Daily Times
Open house tonight in Carthage about potential missile site at Fort Drum
North country residents will have a chance to ask questions and speak out about a potential missile defense site at Fort Drum during a meeting tonight in Carthage.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Aerojet Rocketdyne powers launch, tests rocket in busy summer
Aerojet Rocketdyne has had a busy summer so far, with multiple launches, a successful new test and a new crew module.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
NASA's Next Mars Lander Will Peer Deep Into Red Planet's History: Here's How
NASA's next Mars lander, now under construction, will probe the inner workings and early stages of the Red Planet's development billions of years ago.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Converge! Network Digest
DigitalGlobe's WorldView-3 Reaches Orbit with .31m Resolution
WorldView-3, DigitalGlobe's sixth and most advanced super-spectral, high-resolution commercial satellite, was successfully launched into orbit aboard a Lockheed Martin Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
Courthouse News Service
Protester's Military Base Trespass Charges Upheld
On remand from the Supreme Court, the 9th Circuit affirmed the trespass convictions Thursday of an anti-war activist barred from a U.S. Air Force base in California.
Pacific Business Times
CoastHills Credit Union expands to five counties
CoastHills Credit Union, the region's largest credit union, has extended its reach from the southern edge of the Bay Area to the Los Angeles County line.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
High-res photo satellite launched from California
A 9-year-old fatally stabbed at a playground near his western Michigan home was remembered during a memorial service Wednesday as a big-hearted and fun-loving boy who was taken much too soon.
The Washington Post
New sleeping pill receives federal approval
Merck & Co. has won federal approval for a new type of sleeping pill designed to help people with insomnia stay asleep.
DigitalGlobe Launches Most Powerful Commercial Earth-Watching Satellite Into Space
The sharpest-eyed commercial Earth-watching satellite ever built soared into space Wednesday on a mission to observe our home planet in spectacular detail.
The Kingman Daily Miner
The road out West was scorching, but memorable
Note: Kingman is the third Route 66 city Miner reporter Hubble Ray Smith has called home.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Plans outlined for possible Portage County missile site
More than 100 area residents turned out Aug. 5 at Ravenna High School to learn and comment on the possible choice of Camp Ravenna, the former ammunition plant east of Ravenna, as the site for an as-yet unfunded ballistic missile interceptor base.
Atlas Rocket, Satellite Set for Wednesday Liftoff From Vandenberg
An Atlas 5 rocket and its cargo - a commercial remote-sensing satellite - are both ready for blastoff Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base , according to mission managers.
NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 achieves final orbit and begins sending data
Just over a month after launch, the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 - NASA's first spacecraft dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide - has maneuvered into its final operating orbit and produced its first science data, confirming the health of its science instrument.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Atlas 5 Rocket to Launch Commercial Craft on Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base
Promising to deliver images with significantly greater clarity than its siblings, a commercial satellite will head to space Wednesday aboard an Atlas 5 rocket set to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base .
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Wanda Dibble of Santa Maria, 1916-2014
Wanda Fern Bailey Dibble, 98, of Santa Maria, Calif., passed away peacefully on Aug. 1, 2014, surrounded by loved ones.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
SpaceX Sets Dates for Launch Escape Tests on Dragon Spaceship
SpaceX plans to conduct two critical tests of its manned Dragon capsule's emergency abort system, designed to carry astronauts to safety during a launch failure, in the next five months, according to media reports.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Fatal Shark Attack on Sea Lion Closes Vandenberg Beach
A great white shark that apparently attacked and killed a sea lion has prompted the closure of Wall Beach at Vandenberg Air Force Base for several days.
Broken Water Line Leads to Warning at Vandenberg AFB
A broken water line at Vandenberg Air Force Base prompted officials Wednesday to advise people there to use bottled water or to boil water for at least a minute.