The project marks “the first time in decades that we have reached out to a large community as part of our supersonic research,” said Peter Coen, NASA’s commercial supersonic technology project manager.Atmospheric turbulence and humidity can affect how some areas perceive the “quiet thumps” made from the jet’s special maneuver, according to NASA officials.
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Almost 15 years after the original property was badly damaged by a hurricane, the Lodge at Gulf State Park has returned, completely rebuilt and featuring numerous eco-friendly initiatives.The 350-room beachfront property, located within Alabama’s Gulf State Park, incorporates a long list of sustainability measures including 15 percent of the building’s materials being recycled material and 70 to 75 percent of the construction waste being recycled.
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C Raja Mohan wrote in The Indian Express (A diplomatic blind spot, October 16): “As their confrontation with Tehran escalates, the Gulf Arabs are dismayed by Delhi’s inability to engage with their profound security concerns about Iran.Also, it has a workforce in the Arab Gulf that sends the bulk of the dollar remittances that keep Pakistan afloat.
Published 2:55 PM EDT Oct 8, 2018
Hurricane Michael formed Monday morning in the Caribbean Sea and is heading for a landfall as a major hurricane with 120-mph winds along the Gulf Coast by midweek.Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 75 mph with higher gusts, the National Hurricane Center said.
A tropical depression strengthened Sunday into Tropical Storm Michael, which the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said could bring heavy rainfall and flooding to Mexico, Cuba and the U.The hurricane center said the storm could produce rain accumulations of 2 to 4 inches across the Florida Keys through Monday and could become a hurricane by Monday night or Tuesday.
This year’s red tide, a harmful algae bloom, technically began last October, and has been unlike anything the locals here have ever seen.Although no humans have been killed by the tide, local residents have felt its effects: red tide can cause respiratory inflammation and unpleasant itchy or burning skin reactions.
The US navy is on standby near the Strait of Hormuz after Iran’s military warned it would block all oil shipments through the channel if Washington goes ahead with sanctions against Iranian oil exports.The strait is the most important oil transit channel in the world, with about a fifth of all oil consumed globally passing through on tankers every day, Reuters reports.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo underscored the need for unity in the Gulf during a brief visit to the Saudi capital on Sunday as Washington aims to muster support among allies for new sanctions against Iran.During Sunday’s press conference, Jubeir said, “Iran should be dealt with by imposing further sanctions for its violations of international laws relating to ballistic missiles.