First Delivery In A 98-seat Configuration Is Scheduled For
U.S. aircraft leasing company Willis Lease Finance Corporation
has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SuperJet
International for the purchase of 6 Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100)
aircraft plus 4 options.
Exercises Being Conducted At Joint Base
More than 200 Airmen from Mountain Home AFB in Idaho arrived at
Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK, August 20th and 21st to
participate in an exercise with some of the Air Force's most
advanced operational fighter squadrons.
Hurricane Earl Throws A Wrench Into "Summer Of Innovation"
Due to the uncertainty of severe weather and conditions
associated with Hurricane Earl, NASA Langley Research Center's
Summer of Innovation Back to School event scheduled for Saturday,
September 4, at Williams Farm Park in Virginia Beach has been
postponed and will be rescheduled "in the near future."
"This project allows humanity's ingenuity to go where no
spacecraft has ever gone before. For the very first time,
we'll be able to touch, taste and smell our sun."
Source: Lika Guhathakurta, Solar Probe Plus