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What others say: Americans still reaching for the stars? We beat the Soviet Union (now Russia) to the moon. We've sent unmanned crafts to Mars. We've sent craft toward Jupiter. Our satellites roam the nightly skies.So when there's an accident involving a rocket, such as the one involving an unmanned...

...up alongside 67P in August.Now Rosetta and the comet are flying in tandem at 41,000 mph between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, 500 million kilometers (311 million miles) from Earth. The vast distance means the European Space Agency has to rely on...
Jupiter Ascending

Opens Friday, Feb 6, 2015 Synopsis: Mila Kunis stars as Jupiter Jones, an everyday girl in the future whose life takes an unexpected turn when an ex-soldier (Channing Tatum) comes looking for her in hopes that she can live up to her destiny as the savior of the universe. Andy and Lana Wachowski once again dip their feet into sci-fi territory with this sprawling Warner Bros. epic. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Douglas Booth Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Thunderbolts for Jupiter: Is Mount Redoubt a god or goddess? You be the judge

...from Vulcan's forge as he beat out thunderbolts for Jupiter, king of the gods, and weapons for Mars, the Proof: Vulcan was making thunderbolts for Jupiter. Jupiter must have alerted Mercury, too, because within a...
School Briefs

...Chrissy Hodo, Hannah Braden; Franky's Adventure - Leroy Evarts, Bryce Zimmer, Owen Winfrey, Cameron Prior; Future Jupiter - Payton Rusk, Grace Wahl, Gavin Haakenson, Zachary Conrad; The Time Pad - Ryan Hill, Danielle Kjostad, Trayce Lyon...
Births, news and notes

...Midwifery in Soldotna. She weighed 8 pounds and measured 19 3/4 inches. Her grandparents are Joseph and Lynn Robertia of Jupiter, Fla., and Bill and Russet Morrow of North Attleboro, Mass.Taylor and Ashleigh Adams of Kenai announce the birth of their...
Refuge notebook: Dark skies, new telescope cause for celebration

...brightest object in the sky tonight, causing some light pollution itself, is the moon. The second brightest is the planet Jupiter. A good pair of binoculars is enough to see this planet's moons, but through a telescope like the one at the Star Party...

...have use mnemonic devices to remember their names. The outrage! How could they not remember Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and ... Grumpy, Bashful, Prancer, Vixen ..."That's where he finally nodded off. I'm...
Betty Lou Curtis Thomas

...Karen Pulley, of Soldotna; grandchildren, Christopher Hodo, of Soldotna, Jacie Pulley, of Vancouver, Wash., Cassie Mills, of Jupiter, Fla.; and great grandchildren, Christin Hodo, Christopher Hodo, Chrissy Hodo and Ryker Mills


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