- The Eclipse 2017 Umbra Viewed from Space
As millions of people across the United States experienced a total eclipse as the umbra, or moon’s shadow passed over them, only six people witnessed the umbra from space. The space station crossed the path of the eclipse three times as it orbited above the continental United States at an altitude of 250 miles.
Category Archives: Marines
I think it’s past time to get back to a Marine Monday.
A nice story out of the recent “Salute Our Troops” event in Las Vegas. Take a few minutes out of your day to learn about Drak and his handler. Marine Sgt. Kenneth Fischer never heard the blast. One second he … Continue reading
Can you remember who gave your commencement address? I sure can’t but, I would be surprised if anyone from the audience at the University of Idaho will forget this one.
Watch for the HAWK launch at about 6:15 into the video.
Deployments are hard but, with the advances in technology over the last 20 years there are a lot of tools available that help to ease some of the burden. This is how one L/Cpl is able to cope with the … Continue reading
By the time this post publishes this picture will have made it’s way around the internet for a while. It’s still a darn fine picture of a Marine and his Lab. U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Brandon Mann uses his … Continue reading