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NASA Pilots Train In P-3 Aircraft Simulator For Antarctic Flying
2013-12-12 11:12:10

Pilots and flight engineers with NASA's Operation IceBridge traveled to Jacksonville, Fla., to prepare for the mission's recently concluded Antarctic campaign. There the flight crews spent time training in a P-3 aircraft simulator at the U.S. Navy base Naval Air Station Jacksonville.

IceBridge P-3 Lands Safely At McMurdo
2013-11-26 11:33:48

Making the current NASA Operation IceBridge campaign – the first to ever operate directly from Antarctica – a reality took a year and a half of planning and coordination, finishing with weeks of intense work both at home and in Antarctica.

Medical Evacuation In Antarctic
2012-08-09 09:23:01

Patient is currently stable but may require corrective surgery


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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