- Title Sources in XMM-Newton’s second slew catalogue
- Released 15/05/2017 9:00 am
- Copyright ESA/XMM-Newton/ R. Saxton / A.M. Read
- DescriptionThis colourful, seemingly abstract artwork is actually a map of our Galaxy, depicting all the celestial objects that were detected in the XMM-Newton slew survey between August 2001 and December 2014.
Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, load equipment on a CC-130J Hercules in the Wainwright Garrison training area, during Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE on May 25, 2016.Photo: Sergeant Jean-Francois Lauzé, Garrison Imaging Petawawa ©2016 DND/MDN Canada
May 12, 2017 – Wainwright, Alta. – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces
Approximately 5000 personnel from Canada and four other nations, will officially begin Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 2017 at the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre in Wainwright, Alta. The exercise, the largest and most comprehensive Canadian Army training event of the year, will confirm the high readiness of Task Force Tomahawk soldiers based out of Petawawa, Ontario. Running from May 14 to 29, it culminates a busy progressive training schedule that began almost a year earlier.
2 May 2017
Water conservation is a growing concern globally, and particularly for farmers in the USA, where decades of irrigating huge fields has depleted vital resources of fresh surface water and groundwater. An ESA spin-off that can help to preserve water supplies while guaranteeing crop irrigation is now undergoing final testing.
President Trump is considering banning laptops on all flights to the US from the UK and other major European countries, which could kick in as early as next Thursday, the following comments from Mark Jenkinson, director of bespoke air charter firm, Hunt and Palmer, comments:
WICHITA, Kan. (May 11, 2017) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced the final production Cessna Citation Mustang has rolled off the assembly line and will be delivered in the coming weeks. The ground-breaking Mustang quickly set the standard in its category for pilots stepping up to jet ownership, and enjoyed tremendous success throughout its 12-year production run with more than 470 aircraft delivered to customers around the world.
Uintah Basin, United States
Witnessing its busiest April ever, Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) has handled a record 41,000 passengers during the month, a 39% increase compared to the same period last year. The impressive monthly results build on a fantastic 2016, when the Airport grew its passenger numbers by 48%. If passenger traffic continues to increase at these rates, CAN will start to get close to its 600,000 to 650,000 annual capacity limits.
Indago quadrotor UAS helps first responders locate at-risk missing individuals
VINEYARD, Utah, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sheriff’s agencies are poised to use the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Indago quadrotor small unmanned aerial system (UAS) to perform search and rescue operations as part of the Project Lifesaver International (PLI) program that supports clients with autism, Down syndrome and dementia.