Kennedy Preps for Cryo Loading as Crew Rehearses MRM-1 Work

Fri, 30 Apr 2010 03:28:53 PM GMT+0100

Technicians working at Launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center will simulate loading space shuttle Atlantis with cryogenic propellants as they continue preparations for the launch of the shuttle on STS-132. Liftoff is targeted for May 14 at 2:20 p.m. EDT.
Atlantis’ payload is the focus of the crew today as they ready themselves for their role. The six astronauts who will fly the shuttle to the International Space Station are running through the steps they will take during the mission’s second flight day involving the Russian-built Mini Research Module-1. The module will be connected to the space station during the mission.

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6th Top of The Gulf Regatta 2010 AY Pre-Regatta Report


TOTGR brings the
sailing family together...
Staging an International regatta requires a lot more than just posting
the Notice of Race (NOR) and racing boats around the scheduled courses.
The sailing organisations on Thailand's Eastern Seaboard posses a wealth
of experience after running National championships each year and
regularly hosting major events like the SEA Games and dinghy class World
titles. Two hours drive to the South and East of Bangkok (See map) is
the hustling and bustling seaside resort city of Pattaya. Stretching
further south is the seemingly endless Jomtien Beach with Ocean Marina
and two towering hotel apartment buildings slap bang in the middle. The
King's very own Royal Varuna Yacht Club is on the northern most tip of
the beach and further south down the coast is the Royal Thai Navy Base
in Sattahip that most the committee members of the Yacht Racing Assoc of
Thailand (YRAT) are drawn from.

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A Very Strange Election

Labour Candidate Kery McCarthy under police investigation

The 2010 British General Election is proving to be a very strange affair. “Bottler” Brown may have sunk any remaining chances of Labour holding power in any form after he was caught out abusing a pensioner. Labour MPs have been expelled for some very stupid Twitter and Facebook postings, and one Labour MP is under police investigation for a serious offense under the electoral laws.

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Trearddur Bay RNLI lifeboat called to capsized canoe

Date: 29/04/2010

Author: Danielle Rush, Divisional Media Relations Manager

Trearddur Bay Atlantic D Class Lifeboat (Credit RNLI/)

The Trearddur Bay RNLI lifeboat ‘The Dorothy Selina’ was launched just after midday yesterday (Wednesday) following reports of a capsized canoe off Aberffraw on the west coast of Anglesey. The volunteer RNLI crew faced force six winds and bumpy conditions on route to the scene.

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Sikorsky Global Helicopters Introduces State-of-the-Art Emergency Medical Services Interior for S-76® Helicopter

COATESVILLE, Pennsylvania – Sikorsky Global Helicopters has introduced its first aircraft with a new state-of-the-art Emergency Medical Services interior. Sikorsky Global Helicopters is the commercial business operation of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

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