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NASA Arctic Field Campaign to Examine Ecosystem Impacts of Changing Climate

As part of a broad effort to study the environmental and societal effects of climate change, NASA has begun a multi-year field campaign to investigate ecological impacts of the rapidly changing climate in Alaska and northwestern Canada, such as the thawing of permafrost, wildfires and changes to wildlife habitats.

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NASA, USAID Open Environmental Information Hub for Southeast Asia

NASA and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Monday launched SERVIR-Mekong, a joint project to strengthen regional environmental monitoring in five countries in the lower Mekong region of Southeast Asia.

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Army vice, military kids race cars for science

Military kids got some face time with the Army’s vice chief of staff last week during a science experiment using toy cars that was meant to broaden their understanding of collisions, speed, angles, slopes, kinetic energy and potential energy.

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Stabenow, Peters Announce Nearly $4 Million for Gerald R. Ford International Airport

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters today announced that Kent County will receive $3,987,379 for improvements to Gerald R. Ford International Airport. The funding, which comes from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will be used for reconstruction of an existing runway and to expand the existing terminal building to enable more efficient movement of passengers.
‘This investment will make travelling to and from West Michigan safer and more efficient,’ said Senator Stabenow. ‘By supporting Ford Airport, we’re also encouraging businesses to invest in the region and create jobs.’
‘Ensuring safe and reliable air travel is critical for economic growth and job creation,’ said Senator Peters. ‘I applaud this funding, which will help facilitate safe travel to West Michigan and strengthen overall airport operations.’

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Stabenow, Peters Announce $123,500 for Alpena County Regional Airport

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters today announced that Alpena County will receive $123,500 for improvements to Alpena County Regional Airport. The funding, which comes from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will be used for rehabilitation of existing runways and taxiways.
‘This investment will make travelling to and from Northern Michigan safer and more efficient,’ said Senator Stabenow. ‘By supporting Alpena County Airport, we’re also encouraging businesses to invest in the region and create jobs.’
‘Ensuring reliable air travel is critical for economic growth and job creation,’ said Senator Peters. ‘I applaud this funding, which will help facilitate safe travel to Alpena and strengthen overall airport operations.’

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NASA Awards Contract for Construction of New Mission Launch Command Center at Wallops Flight Facility

NASA has awarded a contract to Harkins Contracting Inc. of Salisbury, Maryland, for the construction of a new Mission Launch Command Center (MLCC) at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia.

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Senior leader course helps military engineers construct path to success

It’s day two of the two-week Horizontal Construction Engineers Senior Leader Course on Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and Soldiers from across the country are gathered at a multi-purpose bridge site taking measurements and working on calculating the rapid classification of fixed bridges.

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Paratroopers ensure Global Response Force is always ready to go

When paratroopers, assigned to 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, conducted a Global Response Force training exercise on Fort Bragg, Aug. 20, paratroopers, assigned to the 82nd Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team – the 82nd Airborne Division’s Outload Support Battalion – were ready to facilitate and support the exercise.

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Brain trauma experts talk impact, emerging care options

The health and longevity of the human brain took center stage at the 2015 Military Health System Research Symposium during a media roundtable event in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Aug. 19, featuring several of the country’s premier experts on traumatic brain injury.

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NASA Concludes Series of Engine Tests for Next-Gen Rocket

NASA has completed the first developmental test series on the RS-25 engines that will power the agency’s new Space Launch System (SLS) rocket on missions deeper into space than ever before.

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