Spacehab Files Court Complaint For Losses On Space Shuttle
SPACEHAB, Incorporated, is filing a civil complaint against NASA
with the United States District Court in Houston, Texas for loss
and damages suffered during the Space Shuttle Columbia tragedy in
2006 Report #5 11:30 pm CST, Friday, February 3, 2006
Space station crew members released a spacesuit-turned-satellite
during the second spacewalk of their mission last night. Called SuitSat, it faintly
transmitted recorded voices of schoolchildren to amateur radio
operators worldwide for a brief period before it ceased sending
Over 40 pounds of cocaine were seized Monday night at Montreal's
Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport after 38 bricks were
found onboard a flight that originated in Porlamar, Venezuela and
was en route to Ottawa.
In anticipation of the first U.S. customer deliveries of the
CENTURION 1.7 jet fuel/diesel piston engine powered Diamond
DA42-TDI Twin Star aircraft, Thielert Aircraft Engines GmbH today
announced that it has reached an agreement with Superior Air Parts
to hold a series of monthly maintenance training seminars at
Superior’s Engine Build Center in Dallas, Texas.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has purchased 16 high-tech
Cessna 172 aircraft equipped with the Garmin G-1000 glass cockpit
suite and the industry-leading automatic dependent surveillance
broadcast (ADS-B) system.
Airmen with the 615th Contingency Response Wing participated in
a joint forcible entry exercise, or JFEX, at Pope Air Force Base,
N.C., Jan. 21 to 28. JFEX is designed to enhance cohesiveness
between the Air Force and Army by executing large-scale heavy
equipment and troop movements.
Altitude in thousands of feet. "Angels fifteen" means 15,000 ft.
NOT to be used by commercial pilots trying to be cool. Also, a term
lovingly ascribed to the rescue helicopter by any aviator who has
experienced an ejection and subsequent helicopter rescue.
"We are disappointed that NASA took no action to resolve
this claim, and that we had to resort to the courts in order to
achieve a fair and reasonable settlement."
Source: SPACEHAB President and CEO Michael E.
Kearney, commenting on the filing of a civil complaint against NASA
with the United States District Court in Houston, TX for loss and
damages suffered during the Space Shuttle Columbia tragedy in