Saturday Advanced Medical Demonstration

Date: Saturday May 27, 2017
Place: Mount Seymour (North Shore Rescue SAR Station)
Time: 11:00 AM

TB Vets, a key ongoing supporter of NSR’s lifesaving capabilities, has been instrumental in permitting us to purchase the Zoll Autopulse, Zoll X Series Defribillator (and Monitor), and the Oxylater ventilating device. This technology permits our medical team to initiate resuscitation efforts, and maintain resuscitation efforts while simultaneously extracting patients from austere wilderness terrain.

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Successful Launch of H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 34 Encapsulating MICHIBIKI No. 2

June 1, 2017 (JST)

Successful Launch of H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 34 Encapsulating 

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and JAXA successfully launched 
H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 34 (H-IIA F34) which encapsulates 
MICHIBIKI No. 2, Quasi-Zenith Satellite System at 9:17:46 a.m. 
on June 1, 2017 (JST) from JAXA’s Tanegashima Space Center.
The launch and flight of H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 34 proceeded 
as planned and the separation of the satellite confirmed 28 
minutes 21 seconds after the launch time. 

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and JAXA express appreciation 
for the support in behalf of the successful launch.

Attachment: H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 34 Flight Sequence (Quick 


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
National Research and Development Agency Japan Aerospace 
Exploration Agency (JAXA)


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U.S. Air Force Combat Rescue Helicopter Reaches Milestone, Paving Way for Assembly, Test and Evaluation

CRH Program conducts Air Vehicle Critical Design Review

STRATFORD, Conn., May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced it successfully reached a key milestone – the Air Vehicle Critical Design Review (CDR) – for the U.S. Air Force’s Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) program. This event prepares the program to proceed to assembly, test, and evaluation of the HH-60W helicopter.

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Boeing Helps U.S. Successfully Intercept Missile Defense Target

First successful test against representative intercontinental ballistic missile target

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 30, 2017 – The Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system built by Boeing [NYSE: BA] successfully intercepted a threat representative of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), demonstrating the system’s ability to detect, engage and destroy targets and validating its technological advances.

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Memphis Belle


This two disc video tells the story of the real Memphis Belle, named for Margaret Polk, and its even more exciting than Hollywood’s fact-inspired version. The First Film Unit of the US Army Air Force made a 45 minute documentary that was first released in 1944 to mark the safe completion of a full tour by the Memphis Belle and her crew. This marks the start of this video and is followed by rare out-takes that include a visit by HM King George VI and HM Queen Elizabeth, a slide show and 90 page downloadable study document. Outstanding & exciting.

Royal Canadian Air Force hosts Exercise MAPLE FLAG 50

May 29, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Now into its fiftieth iteration, Exercise MAPLE FLAG, the Royal Canadian Air Force’s largest and most complex international training event of the year, begins next week in Cold Lake, Alberta. Taking place between May 29 and June 23, Exercise MAPLE FLAG will bring together nearly 1600 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel in participating or supporting roles, and over 500 personnel from allied and partner nations along with multiple aircraft including:

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NASA to Make Announcement About First Mission to Touch Sun

NASA to Make Announcement About First Mission to Touch Sun

Solar Probe Plus spacecraft leaving Earth
This illustrations depicts the Solar Probe Plus spacecraft leaving Earth, after separating from its launch vehicle and booster rocket, bound for the inner solar system and an unprecedented study of the Sun.
Credits: JHU/APL

NASA will make an announcement about the agency’s first mission to fly directly into our sun’s atmosphere during an event at 11 a.m. EDT Wednesday, May 31, from the University of Chicago’s William Eckhardt Research Center Auditorium. The event will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

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