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What others say: Americans still reaching for the stars?

...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 Orbital...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-05/what-others-say-americans-still-r
Opinion
Redoubt watch

According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory the eruption of Redoubt continues. Clear weather allows web cameras and satellites to view a vigorous steam plume, possibly containing minor ash, and rising up to 16,000 feet according to pilot reports...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/041709/new_288015139.shtml
Op-ed: Keystone kaput for now

...in Antarctica is expanding, not contracting, according to satellite imagery released by NASA. In fact, there has been no warming...nearly 19 years, according to the Remote Sensing Systems satellite (RSS).The pipeline has overwhelming public support, along...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-11-09/op-ed-keystone-kaput-for-now
Opinion
Refuge Notebook: Radio, GPS collars help manage moose, caribou on the Kenai

...retrieve the data. Two years ago, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge biologists fitted moose with GPS collars that also have a satellite phone transmitter incorporated into the collar. This allows GPS positional information from individual animals to be sent...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-11-12/refuge-notebook-radio-gps-collar
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: New aerial photography technology - little camera, big picture

...the image was taken from a satellite about 300 miles above the...incorrect. With each sensor the satellite observes a small area called...planet in great detail makes satellites a remarkable tool. Unfortunately...times that of a commercial satellite image. You can experiment...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-02/refuge-notebook-new-aerial-photo
Outdoors
Alaska Aerospace Corp. floats idea of privatization

...system, he said. One step toward diversifying was a contract for distribution of Alaska geospatial imaging data from orbiting satellites.The corporation also sees potential in helping provide support for programs like unmanned aircraft systems and long-range...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-11/alaska-aerospace-corp-floats-idea-of
News
Rocket launches from Alaska with Navy satellite

...Wegner said, after the satellite was sent up inside the nose...The orbit to be taken by the satellite is oval instead of round...Middle East. Wegner said the satellite is designed to circle the...fraction of that now from other satellites. "If you're deployed in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-09-28/rocket-launches-from-alaska-with-nav
News
Coast Guard anticipates high-tech future with Arctic center

...pulls data from an array of sources centralizing the information into a single interface. Weather, maritime traffic, satellite imagery and sea ice data are a few of the inputs that can be represented on screen at any given moment.Information that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-07/coast-guard-anticipates-high-tech-fu
News
UA prioritizes its way through budget cuts

...affected by the university's fiscal plan, only 17 employees were laid off, according to a university release. UAA's satellite campuses in Kodiak, Kenai, Palmer-Wasilla and Valdez collectively took a $1 million hit. Academic departments in Anchorage...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-30/ua-prioritizes-its-way-through-budge
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North Dakota drone test site set to fly high at all hours

...000 and 8,000 feet. The pictures from higher altitudes will be compared to those from a smaller drone at 400 feet and satellite images to see what's best at identifying crop conditions such as nutrient deficiencies, disease symptoms and specific weeds...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-23/north-dakota-drone-test-site-set-to-
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