News tagged with delta

GOES-P Set for Launch

(PhysOrg.com) -- The GOES spacecraft continues its processing at the Astrotech Facility in Titusville, Fla. and fuel was loaded into the GOES-P spacecraft on Saturday, January 30. The fuel will keep GOES-P ...

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Japan Airlines bankruptcy filing expected Tuesday

(AP) -- Japan Airlines is expected to file for bankruptcy protection Tuesday, ending months-long speculation about its fate and launching a massive overhaul to shed the fat and inefficiency that hobbled Asia's ...

dateJan 18, 2010 in Business
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WISE Launch Delayed 24 Hours

(PhysOrg.com) -- Liftoff of a Delta II rocket and its NASA payload, the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), has been delayed 24 hours. At the soonest, launch now will be Saturday, Dec. 12, during a ...

dateDec 10, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Lawmakers seek ban on laptops in airliner cockpits

(AP) -- Lawmakers are moving to ban the use of computer laptops and other personal electronic devices in airline cockpits to prevent another incident like the Northwest Airlines plane that overshot Minneapolis by 150 miles.

dateNov 03, 2009 in Other
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Gov't stands by as mercury taints water

(AP) -- Abandoned mercury mines throughout central California's rugged coastal mountains are polluting the state's major waterways, rendering fish unsafe to eat and risking the health of at least 100,000 ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Environment
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