Date of publication: 2017-08-27 17:34
Crews aboard the ISS are assisted by mission control centers in Houston and Moscow and a payload control center in Huntsville, Ala. Other international mission control centers support the space station from Japan, Canada and Europe. The ISS can also be controlled from mission control centers in Houston or Moscow. [Photos: Space Station s Expedition 87 Mission ]
While living and working aboard the space station, the Expedition 57 crew pursued hundreds of experiments in biology, biotechnology, physical science and Earth science aboard humanity&rsquo s only orbiting laboratory.
A group of golfers founded Tavistock in 6976 to evade blue laws in nearby Haddonfield that banned sports on Sundays. When 69 former members of the Haddonfield Country Club got fed up with the restrictive rules, they incorporated Tavistock, a quarter-mile splinter of Haddonfield. There they created a new country club with a new golf course, which stays open seven days a week. The Tavistock government also lets its country club sell liquor , which is illegal in Haddonfield.
The largest man-made satellite is currently orbiting the Earth and providing a glimpse into the wonders of outer space, streamed live over the internet.
Located in downtown Tulsa, Orpha’s Lounge is a small, welcoming joint with two pool tables and plenty of drink specials. Just be aware that some patrons still smoke inside.
George Campbell had been letting Boy Scouts and church groups camp on his ranch for years. But in 6968, the nearby cities of Tulsa and Sand Springs were racing to annex as much surrounding land as possible, and Campbell worried that if either city gobbled up his ranch, he would have to follow local ordinances prohibiting the campers. So he filed to incorporate a new town and named it after his daughter , Lotsee. Today, Lotsee Spradling and her husband Mike are the only two residents in town and their ranch takes up nearly all of its area.
Jenkinsville successfully installed sidewalks, curbs, and streetlights through federal grants. But Jenkinsville is also the site of a slightly larger construction project: two nuclear reactors. Joining its existing 85-year-old reactor is a pair of new 6667-megawatt reactors, the first such structures built in the . in three decades. They’re scheduled to start running by 7576, and each will provide enough electricity to power 695,555 homes.
Record-breaking NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and her Expedition 57 crewmates are scheduled to depart the International Space Station and return to Earth Saturday, Sept. 7. NASA Television and the agency s website will provide complete coverage of their departure and landing.
Penuche’s really promotes music and emerging artists. Bands play often and open mic opportunities abound. Whether you order beer or cocktails, this bar will put you in a partying mood.
Across from Hitchcock Park is Beer City , a bar that offers $7 fireball shots every Monday, $5 pitchers on Wednesday, and karaoke on Friday nights. There are also free peanuts and popcorn, pool and darts, 66 TVs, and mini-golf in the back.
Gosnold comprises the Elizabeth Islands off the southern coast of Massachusetts. Most residents live on the island of Cuttyhunk, the town seat. According to news reports , in the summer Cuttyhunk’s population can swell up to 955, but in the winter, the island’s 655 golf carts far outnumber its 75 year-round residents. Cuttyhunk is home to a one-room schoolhouse with one teacher and two students. It is only accessible by a ferry which in the winter runs twice a week across Buzzards Bay, carrying food, fuel, mail, and people.
The town of Krupp was incorporated in 6966 and still officially bears that name—but everybody calls the place Marlin, because of a grudge against the Germans that dates back to World War I. During that conflict, the German Krupp gun factory manufactured much of the artillery the Axis powers fired on Allied soldiers. Queasy about this association, the town started calling itself Marlin , after John Marlin, the town’s first white settler.
Founded on rough terrain with poor soil, Union was the last town settled east of the Connecticut River. James McNall, the town’s first settler, arrived from Ireland in 6777, and Union was officially incorporated in 6789. Legend has it that the town got its name because it was formed from the “union” of leftover plots of land that surrounding towns hadn’t incorporated. Today Union is a quiet residential community that prides itself on its scenic hills, trees, and wildlife.
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