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  • Nasa refines satellite crash time ('out-of-control' climate satellite crash Pool anyone?)

    09/22/2011 10:32:06 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 68 replies
    BBC.co.uk ^ | 9/22/11 | Paul Rincon - BBC News
    The US space agency (Nasa) says that its out-of-control climate satellite is expected to crash to Earth sometime on Friday evening (GMT). There is still much uncertainty over when and where the satellite will re-enter the atmosphere. Experts say they will get a more precise idea in the last 12 hours before the satellite is due to return. The US space agency says the risk to life from the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) is 1 in 3,200. Satellite and space expert Dr Stuart Eves stressed the large uncertainties involved in tracking the "decay" of satellite orbits (their slow fall...
  • McCain refines plan for general election (Fred Thompson, late Friday, endorses John McCain)

    02/08/2008 6:12:07 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 243 replies · 260+ views
    AP on SLO Tribune ^ | 2/8/08 | Liz Sidoti - ap
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican John McCain plans to run a general election campaign as steadfast protector of the United States in the face of terrorism as well as a crusader against big government. The Democrats, he says, offer neither. "They would govern this country in a way that will, in my opinion, take this country backward," the likely GOP nominee said this week in a speech to conservative activists that served as his opening argument for a fall showdown with either Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton or Barack Obama. With chief rival Mitt Romney out of the race, McCain is gearing...