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2011-06-20 04:00:00

CANBY, Minn., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Outland, an independent Minnesota-based provider of operations and maintenance services to the North American wind power industry, announced today that it was recognized by the Minneapolis Star Tribune as one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota. This is the first year that Outland was nominated and named one of the best places to work in Minnesota, with the company ranked amongst the top 140 mid-sized companies in this year's survey. The...

2011-04-06 07:35:00

CANBY, Minn., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Outland Energy Services, an independent services provider in the North American wind industry, announced today that industry veteran Tony Morelli has joined Outland to lead the company's large corrective and heavy lift service offerings. These new service offerings improve upon the industry's current methods by offering single-source solutions to the large corrective and heavy lift needs of both owners and manufacturers. Under Morelli's...

2011-01-03 05:00:00

CANBY, Minn., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Outland Energy Services announced today that it has secured two globally-recognized certifications: ISO 14001:2004 for environmental management and OHSAS 18001:2007 for occupational health and safety management. Outland had previously secured the ISO 9001:2008 quality management certification, and therefore is the first independent services provider (ISP) in the North American wind industry to achieve all three certifications. Founded in 2005,...

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2010-09-20 14:50:00

Been outside at midnight lately? There's something you really need to see. Jupiter is approaching Earth for the closest encounter between the two planets in more than a decade--and it is dazzling. The night of closest approach is Sept. 20-21st. This is also called "the night of opposition" because Jupiter will be opposite the sun, rising at sunset and soaring overhead at midnight. Among all denizens of the midnight sky, only the moon itself will be brighter. Earth-Jupiter encounters happen...

2008-11-25 11:50:32

The U.S. space program said it is undertaking an in-depth exploration to Jupiter. The Juno mission will be the first project in which a spacecraft is in a polar orbit around the solar system's largest planet to understand its formation, evolution and structure, NASA officials said. Jupiter is the archetype of giant planets in our solar system and formed very early, capturing most of the material left after the sun formed, said Scott Bolton, Juno principal investigator from the Southwest...

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2008-03-18 18:05:00

Arthur C. Clarke, a visionary science fiction writer who won worldwide acclaim with more than 100 books on space, science and the future, died Wednesday in his adopted home of Sri Lanka, an aide said. He was 90. Clarke, who had battled debilitating post-polio syndrome since the 1960s and sometimes used a wheelchair, died at 1:30 a.m. after suffering breathing problems, aide Rohan De Silva said. Co-author with Stanley Kubrick of Kubrick's film "2001: A Space Odyssey," Clarke was regarded as...