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...deployed a novel inflatable braking system, but its massive parachute failed to fully unfurl as it descended to a splashdown.Control...greeted successful steps in the complex test rapidly died as the parachute appeared to emerge tangled."Please inform the recovery...

...Robinson said the skydivers had parachutes that allowed them to steer...landing spot. They opened their parachutes between 3,000 and 5,000...broke apart, had an emergency parachute that cannot be steered, Robinson...he saw only one emergency parachute - meaning only one pilot had...
Preschoolers learn about the environment, animals at refuge was time for a game. Ostrowski pulled out a parachute and said that it represents snow. With the adults holding the parachute, the kids took turns in groups hurrying under the parachute and pretending to be mice, shrews or voles hiding...
Peninsula Reflections

...When we boarded we were shown piles of parachutes and told if there was any problem time for us to adjust and put on parachutes. There were no seats on the plane because...the plane, put on and adjusted the parachutes and were told that if we had to jump...
Obama deserves our support

...anyone in our country deserves criticism, how abut the big corporate CEOs who have received truly obscene bonuses and "Golden Parachutes" after having made decisions resulting in huge losses for their corporations? It seems to me that the writer of the letter...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...too, when he sold more than 200,000 shares in October 2003 for a profit of about $4.3 million. How those ''golden parachutes'' as the fat severance deals are called happen has to do with the fact that most employment contracts often loosely define...
Photographer is finalist in Red Bull contest

...people with great technical and artistic skills." Dickerson took his photo shooting from the air in a paramotor, or powered parachute. "It was an incredible morning with a picture-perfect wave and beautiful light from the sunrise," Dickerson said in...
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Trout fishing in salmon land

...waiting Russian River rainbows, which are smarter than others elsewhere and can ID multiple food sources at once. Just throw a parachute caddis and see, he said.Come the first of August, the fireworks will begin for fly casters working the Quartz Creek...
Pro-Am and Skins events dazzle on the Peninsula

...moved from Monday to Tuesday to accommodate the Wells Fargo Pro-Am and Skins Game. Steve "M.C." Hammarstrom rode his parachute pants to perfection in route to a winning 33 net. Steve rolled in a lengthy putt at the ninth to capture long putt honors...
Octogenarians summit Everest

...Miura became famous when he was a young man as a daredevil speed skier.He skied down Everest's South Col in 1970, using a parachute to brake his descent. The feat was captured in the Oscar-winning 1975 documentary, "The Man Who Skied Down Everest...


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