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Panama declares drought emergency

Panama's government has declared a state of emergency as it faces a drought that has prompted water restrictions, depleted reservoirs and affected shipping through its bustling canal.

dateAug 12, 2015 in Environment
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Spacecraft transit the Panama Canal

Apollo spaceflight would not have been possible without the Panama Canal, a major transportation hub more than 1,000 miles south of the Florida launch site. These two powerful examples of modern engineering connected, literally, ...

dateApr 10, 2015 in Space Exploration
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