Kamchatka

Kamchatka, Russia

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  • Title Kamchatka, Russia
  • Released 10/03/2017 10:00 am
  • Copyright contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2017), processed by ESA
  • DescriptionThe Sentinel-3A satellite takes us over the Sea of Okhotsk in the Russian Far East on 15 February, where clouds blend with the ice and snow beneath from our bird’s-eye view.

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Best in Class for ATM Enjoy the Limelight, Jane’s by IHS Markit Says

MADRID – (8 March, 2017) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, recognised cutting-edge air traffic management (ATM) at the 17th annual Jane’s ATC Awards during World ATM Congress in Madrid.

“Collaboration, innovation and sustainability remain the watchwords for the ATM community,” said Ben Vogel, editor of Jane’s Airport Review. “The air transport industry is undergoing rapid change amid constantly rising demand, so it is heartening to see how all the nominees are working to boost capacity, efficiency and safety.”

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Cypress Code Alpha Avalanche Response

North Shore Rescue has a pre-plan referred to as our “Code Alpha” Avalanche Response plan. This plan is put into motion when NSR receives a tasking for a known or suspected burial of a person (or persons) in an Avalanche. This pre-plan rapidly brings together professionals with expertise in  avalanche rescue, avalanche forecasting, avalanche control, and advanced medical care. It ensures a  rapid response, while also ensuring that rescuer safety is the foremost consideration. When an NSR team member sees “Code Alpha” on a tasking, they know it is extremely serious. This weekend, the Code Alpha pre-plan was put to the test.

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Boeing 737 MAX 8 Earns FAA Certification

737MAX; 737MAX-8: TakeOff from Renton Field; 2016-01-29; K66500-01

First 737 MAX family member on track for customer deliveries in coming months

RENTON, Wash., March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified the 737 MAX 8 airplane for commercial service. Boeing is now in the final stages of preparing for the first 737 MAX 8 delivery to customers in the coming months.

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Barcelona Big Picture

Barcelona Big Picture

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  • Title Barcelona Big Picture
  • Released 07/03/2017 5:02 pm
  • Copyright ESA
  • DescriptionESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet is spending six months on the International Space Station on his Proxima mission. In his free time, like many astronauts, he enjoys looking out of the Cupola windows at Earth. This collage was taken on 15 February and shows Barcelona in Spain. Ships entering the harbour and landmarks of Barcelona such as the Olympic village and La Ramblas are visible as you zoom in.

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Change of Command for Operation UNIFIER in Ukraine

Colonel Michael Blackburn, Reviewing Officer for the Transfer of Command Authority parade, poses for a group photo with the incoming (left) and outgoing (right) Joint Task Force – Ukraine command teams at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Starychi, Ukraine, on March 7, 2017.

 

Photo credit: Joint Task Force – Ukraine

March 7, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

The new commander of Joint Task Force-Ukraine (JTF-U), Lieutenant-Colonel Mark Lubiniecki, assumed command from Lieutenant-Colonel Wayne Niven today during a ceremony at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Starychi, Ukraine. The ceremony marks the transition between Rotations 2 and 3 of Operation UNIFIER, Canada’s capacity building and military training mission in Ukraine.

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