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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:25:33 GMT
Parachuting Dogs | ohmidog!  -  ohmidog!
If the ranks of specialized crime-fighting canines seem to be reaching new heights, well, they are. Drug-sniffing dogs, bomb-detecting dogs, and even “porn ...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:27:07 GMT

ExoMars '96 Percent' Successful Despite Lander Crash: ESA  -  Space.com
Artist's illustration of the European Space Agency's Schiaparelli Mars lander parachuting down to the surface during its descent on Oct. 19, 2016. Credit: ESA/ATG medialab. The ExoMars 2016 mission gets a solid "A" thus far despite the failure of its ...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:12:56 GMT

Davidson wins at World Parachuting Championship  -  Woburn Daily Times
I made my first few jumps at Hatch Stage Field with the Ft. Rucker Sport Parachute Club and continued my training with the 82nd and Green Beret Sport Parachute Clubs at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.” Davidson is married to Golden Knight Female 4-way ...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:06:49 GMT

Sky's no limit for New Galilee man  -  Ellwood City Ledger
The United States Parachuting Association issues four skydiving licenses -- A through D -- based on skill level and accomplishment. Kellogg has a D, the highest. He trains and coaches novices at Skydive Rick's and also takes people on tandem jumps.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:19:20 GMT

New Details Emerge about Missing Mars Lander  -  Scientific American
The lander sailed through the upper layers of the Martian atmosphere as expected, and its supersonic parachute deployed on time—important indications that "the heat shield has worked flawlessly," Accomazzo said. But the ejection of the back heat ...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:52:29 GMT

SNL Preview: Tom Hanks Parachutes Into His Last Hosting  -  ScreenCrush
SNL released its belated promo round for Tom Hanks' ninth hosting this Saturday, joined by favorite Leslie Jones. In between discussion of Hanks' past roles and some extreme parachuting, Hanks manages to slip in the name of this week's musical guest, ...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 19:37:18 GMT

Dogs Are Now Parachuting From the Sky to Help Save Wildlife  -  National Geographic
Imagine this: Poachers have just shot an elephant. They've begun to saw off its tusks just as a helicopter takes off in the distance. On board is Arrow, a two-year-old Belgian Malinois, strapped to his handler, who's wearing a parachute on his back. In ...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 02:02:02 GMT

Albanese criticises Shorten for parachuting Kimberley Kitching into Senate  -  The Guardian
Albanese criticises Shorten for parachuting Kimberley Kitching into Senate. Labor left powerbroker also rubbishes senator Gavin Marshall's comments that he intends to back a preselection challenge to fellow a leftwinger. Labor leader Bill Shorten ...
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 23:01:50 GMT
Deputies ID parachutist killed in Marion County  -  Orlando Sentinel
Dmytro Zinchenko, who was visiting from Italy, was leading a group of skydivers doing military-style parachuting when his reserve parachute accidentally deployed and he fell out of the single-engine plane, the Sheriff’s Office said. This is a ...
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 23:00:29 GMT

Jumpmaster killed in Dunnellon accident was Ukraine Army vet  -  Gainesville Sun
This is an undated handout of Dmytro Zinchenko, who was killed at approximately 5:30 p.m. Friday while participating in a World War II-style parachute drop at the Marion County Airport in Dunnellon.(Credit: Marion County Sheriff's Office) ...