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Beginning this summer and over the next several years, NASA will be sending unmanned aircraft dubbed "severe storm sentinels" above stormy skies to help researchers and forecasters uncover information about hurricane formation and intensity changes.
Nearly two weeks and several delays later, NASA finally received optimal conditions today at 4:58 a.m. EDT to launch its five-rocket ATREX mission from Virginia as part of its study of the jet stream.
The Chincoteague Pony was developed on the Assateague Island of Virginia and Maryland, United States. Another name used for this pony is the Assateague horse, but due to its smaller size it is considered a pony. In 1947 a children’s book series written by Marguerite Henry, “Misty of Chincoteague”, made the breed famous. Over the years the breed has been introduced to other horse breeds and developed a variety of different characteristics. They live in poor conditions on the...
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.