It's not an area of significant concern just yet... but NASA is
keeping a close eye on an exposed segment of the space shuttle
Atlantis' aluminum skin, located atop the left orbital manuevering
system pod near the shuttle's vertical stabilizer.
State Department Admits Surge Of Applications Wasn't
Talk about a governmental logjam. Because of a new passport rule
that took effect in January, the State Department has issued more
than 4.5 million passports this year, a 60 percent increase from
last year, and millions more are waiting to be processed. The wait
time for a passport application to be processed has doubled over
By Friday evening, it was stormy weather causing delays to
flights along the northeastern coast of the United States... but
earlier in the day, airports from New York to Boston were socked in
by a glitch in the air traffic control network computer system.
Caution -- Warbird Ramblings Follow, Read At Your Own Risk
When we last left ANN's self-confessed "Warbird Nut" Tom
Griffith, he had just spoken with Colonel Dick Cole, one of the
original "Doolittle Raiders" who flew 16 specially-modified B-25s
over Tokyo in April 1942, four months after the attack on Pearl
Harbor that catapulted the US into World War II.
Project Will Consolidate Current Communication
SITA and Flight Explorer are targeting airlines with the
development of an integrated decision-support solution that will
provide airlines with the ability to track, manage and communicate
with their flights through a single computer screen.
"Everyone's kind of edgy. The explanations are real
vague. Immediately you think the worst."
Source: Pat Maio, one of thousands of
passengers who experienced travel delays upwards of four hours
Friday, due to what the FAA termed a cascading failure throughout
its air traffic control system computer network.