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  White House "Lost In Space" Scenarios - August 8, 2005
White House "Lost In Space" Scenarios - August 8, 2005
AUGUST 8--While we're hopeful that tomorrow's scheduled return of the Discovery space shuttle is a smooth one, TSG can't help but recall a couple of our favorite NASA-related memos, one which anticipated the demise of the Apollo XI astronauts.
Though the July 1969 mission proved a success, President Richard Nixon's aides devised a contingency plan in case astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin (and their lunar module) were somehow stranded on the moon.
www.thesmokinggun.com /archive/0808051apollo1.html   (93 words)

  August 3 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining.
8 - Roman general Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus.
August 2 - August 4 - July 3 - September 3 -- listing of all days
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/August_3   (1096 words)

 August 8 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining.
(In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
August 7 - August 9 - July 8 - September 8 -- listing of all days
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/August_8   (1264 words)

 Perennials, August 8, 2001
Due to the increasing influence and relevance given to the ANC's and the effects that their decisions can have on the direction of our city in the next ten years, I am very surprised at the lack of interest shown by the general public in these deliberations.
In light of the serious expressions of concern voiced on Monday, August 6th, by two distinguished members of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination about the possible disparate impact created by the continuing denial of equal political rights to minority populations in Washington, DC, Mr.
Matthes's; assertion that the racial implications in the disenfranchisement of those minorities constitutes some kind of “silliness” would appear to be at variance with their perspectives on this matter.
www.dcwatch.com /themail/2001/01-08-08.htm   (3509 words)

 August 8, 2000 US Drought Monitor
On August 8, at least 20 large wildfires blazed across the state, encompassing a combined total of over 300,000 acres.
Occasional light, scattered showers continued across windward sections through August 8, but the drought-stricken, leeward areas received little or no rain, except for 0.25 to 0.5 inches of rain along the western coast of the Big Island.
Locally moderate to heavy totals (1.5 to 4.5 inches) were observed in northeastern and southwestern areas, but with increasing normals during the summer rainy season, long-term deficits (since April 1) of 8 to 12 inches remained across northern and central sections, as did the D0 and D1 areas.
www.drought.unl.edu /dm/archive/2000/drmon0808.htm   (852 words)

 AmeriScan: August 8, 2002
FAIRFAX, Virginia, August 8, 2002 (ENS) - The Florida Physicians Arsenic Workgroup has concluded that normal use of pressure treated wood in playgrounds is not harmful to children.
Acting on a petition filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and 11 other groups and individuals to list this group of orcas, or killer whales, as endangered under the Endangered Species Act, NMFS determined that the Puget Sound population of orcas is a discrete population, and is in danger of extinction.
WHITEWATER, Wisconsin, August 8, 2002 (ENS) - Contrails from high flying jets may be helping to average out the world's high and low temperatures - making days cooler and nights warmer - concludes a report based on the almost plane free days after September 11.
www.ens-newswire.com /ens/aug2002/2002-08-08-09.asp   (3899 words)

 Conquest of Tulagi, 7-8 August 1942
Forming a battle line across the island, they then drove eastward toward the entrenched Japanese, who were bombarded by light cruiser San Juan, destroyers Buchanan and Monssen, plus planes from the aircraft carriers.
By the end of August 7th, the greatly-outnumbered enemy had been driven into a Tulagi's southeastern corner.
Following a night of intense counterattacks, and the next day's addition of reinforcements from the Guadalcanal side of the operation, the Marines seized the rest of the island, though it took some days to eliminate the last of the defenders.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/events/wwii-pac/guadlcnl/guad-1c.htm   (1079 words)

 August 8, 2003
Aug 8, 2003 12:00 PM At the Council on Foreign Relations roundtable on Current Negotiations on Agricultural Biotechnology, held recently in New York City, American Soybean...
Aug 8, 2003 12:00 PM With the 2003 harvest season just around the corner, cotton ginners, warehousemen and bale packaging suppliers are being reminded that they should use...
Aug 8, 2003 12:00 PM THE AMERICAN Soybean Association is seeking nominations for the 2004 Conservation Legacy Awards.
deltafarmpress.com /issue_20030808   (696 words)

 Caracas, August 8: The biggest demonstration in the history of Venezuela
Chávez has called on the masses to mobilize on August 15 from the first hour in the morning outside the polling stations to ensure the normal functioning of the elections.
On the August 8 demonstration, the comrades of the Revolutionary Marxist Current sold Marxist books and documents worth 201,500 Bolivars and made many contacts, including an ever increasing number of leaders of the workers’ movement and the Bolivarian circles.
As August 15 approaches: Why Marxists are fighting for a “No” next Sunday By Alan Woods (August 11, 2004).
www.marxist.com /Latinam/caracas_august_8.html   (2241 words)

 August 8
Today, August 8, marks events in three great scientists' lives.
Some sources give August 8, 1602 and some give August 10 as the birthday of Gilles Roberval.
Today August 8, 1579, Tycho Brahe laid the cornerstone for his castle Uranienborg.
webpages.charter.net /astroweaver/history/aug8.html   (1101 words)

 City of Bozeman, MT - August 8, 1995   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
It was moved by Commissioner Youngman, seconded by Commissioner Stiff, that the minutes of the meetings of July 18, July 20, July 24 and August 1, 1995, be approved as submitted and that the minutes of the meetings of July 17 and July 31 be approved as amended.
The Assistant Planning Director reminded the Commission that on August 1, 1994, they approved the preliminary plat and conditional use permit for a nine-lot commercial development at the northeast corner of Ferguson Road and US Highway 191.
This equipment is to encroach 8 feet into the required 8-foot side yard setback, through an extension of the west wall of the building to screen the equipment.
bozemanmt.virtualtownhall.net /BozemanMT_commission/F0000DEEC/00035238-70E903AC   (16492 words)

 Context of 'August 8-15, 2001'
This page shows all events that either reference, or are referenced by, the event 'August 8-15, 2001'.
August 8-15, 2001: Israel Reportedly Warns of Major Assault on the US
French intelligence gives a general terrorist warning to the US; apparently, its contents echo an Israeli warning from earlier in the month (see August 8-15, 2001).
www.cooperativeresearch.net /context.jsp?item=a0801mossadwarning   (321 words)

 DoD News: Contracts for August 8, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
This work will be complete by August 2011.
This work will be complete by August 2007.
Work will be performed in Owego, N.Y., and is to be completed by August 2005.
www.defense.gov /contracts/2002/c08082002_ct413-02.html   (1129 words)

 BeldarBlog: August 2, 2004 - August 8, 2004 Archives
August 9, 2004 - August 15, 2004 »;
However, on its face, it was verified by a notary public whose stamp reads, "Notary Public — Delaware." The August 6 affidavit was verified by a different notary, whose stamp doesn't mention her state of licensure, but it includes a handwritten notation of Captain Elliott's Delaware drivers license number and expiration date.
The very strong inference, then, is that whoever prepared the affidavits in draft form for review and signature faxed them to Captain Elliott in Delaware, where he lives, and that he then signed and had both affidavits notarized during an in-person appearance before each of the respective notaries.
beldar.blogs.com /beldarblog/2004/week32/index.html   (10833 words)

 August 8
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3, 4, 8, 11, 12, 13, 16, 20, 21, 22, 30, 31
7, 8, 12, 16, 17, 20, 21, 25, 26
www.fortunecity.com /skyscraper/tcpip/1520/August2002/august_8.htm   (534 words)

 Monday, August 8
Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson answers questions from TV and radio reporters after the Aug. 8 press conference.
A festive service of Holy Communion Monday afternoon, Aug. 8, opens the 2005 Churchwide Assembly in Orlando.
Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson and Secretary Lowell Almen lead Voting Members through the business of Plenary Session One, Monday evening, Aug. 8.
www.elca.org /assembly/05/photos/0808.html   (139 words)

 APOD: 2004 August 8 - Contemplating the Sky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
should peak on the nights of August 11 and 12.
Canada are treated to a dark and wondrous night sky that contained bright stars, green auroras, the band of our Milky Way galaxy, a majestic Moon rising, the International Space Station slowly gliding by, and the occasional flash of a Perseid meteor.
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov /apod/ap040808.html   (139 words)

 August 8, 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
A briefing for legislators was offered in August 1999, before different alternatives were presented.
Xena, a hefty Rottweiler-chow-shepherd mix dog, was snatched and killed by an alligator Sunday afternoon at Forest Park off SW 20th Avenue -- the second such attack in two weeks.
Xena was playing in Hogtown Creek when an 8 to 10-foot alligator submerged in the creek grabbed Xena and pulled her away, owner Tiffany Zeiner said.
www.freedom.org /prc/news/20000801/08.html   (1308 words)

 Japanese Air Attacks, 7-8 August 1942
However, during the night of 8 August one of the transports had the ill-fortune to pass near the old U.S. submarine S-38, which sank her with over three hundred men.
In the early afternoon of 7 August, some 27 twin-engine bombers (of a type soon to be nicknamed "Betty") and 18 deadly "Zero" fighters, not having found the carriers, arrived over the invasion fleet.
Making a high-level bombing attack, they achieved no hits and lost five bombers and two fighters in actions with U.S. carrier planes (of which the "Zeros" shot down several F4F-4 "Wildcat" fighters and one SBD scout bomber).
www.history.navy.mil /photos/events/wwii-pac/guadlcnl/guad-1k.htm   (1052 words)

 Daily Press Briefing for August 8 -- Transcript
We understand the defense attorneys have requested a hearing to ask the Court for the release of the defendants pending trial, and that court date is scheduled for August 13th.
He visited from August 2nd to the 4th as head of a pre-election delegation that was organized by the National Democratic Institute and the Carter Center.
The delegation's goal was to observe the pre-election atmosphere and to offer encouragement and support for free and fair elections, and that is a goal that we heartily endorse.
www.state.gov /r/pa/prs/dpb/2001/index.cfm?docid=4481   (7570 words)

 ARTMAIL - August 8, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
CONGRESS VOTES FINAL PASSAGE OF 2006 ARTS FUNDING INCREASE - Before adjourning for the August recess, Congress passed the final conference committee agreement on the FY06 Interior Appropriations Bill, with an increase of $5 million for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and $5 million for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
OPERA NORTH — August 10th — 27th performing Puccini’s “Tosca,” Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Gondoliers,” and Ravels “The Child and the Magic Spell” at various locations around VT and NH.
August 9th — September 10th, with a reception on August 19th from 6:00 p.m.
www.vermontartscouncil.org /article.php?id=206   (4455 words)

 Search Engine Strategies San Jose - August 8-11, 2005 - The Premier Conference for Search Engine Marketing & ...
August 8-11, 2005 •; San Jose McEnery Convention Center • San Jose, CA Event Home
The program keeps getting fine tuned and updated with the latest developments and more sponsors and exhibitors will be there to help you find solutions and reach your goals.
Because this industry keeps reinventing itself at an amazing pace, we assure you that the content will be cutting-edge and SES Alumni need to return and should bring their whole team.
searchenginestrategies.com /sew/summer05/index.html   (876 words)

 CORN Newsletter: 2005-25, August 8, 2005 - August 16, 2005
The event will be held August 25 from 1:3 p.m.
All educational programs conducted by Ohio State University Extension are available to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, age, disability or Vietnam-era veteran status.
Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Keith L. Smith, Director, Ohio State University Extension.
corn.osu.edu /story.php?setissueID=97&storyID=579   (479 words)

 TRC THOROUGHBRED NOTEBOOK - August 8, 1996   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Number of times the odds-on favorite during streak: (Cigar) 12, (does not include one non-betting race, the Dubai World Cup); (Citation) 15, (does not include one non-betting event, a walkover in the Pimlico Invitational Special Stakes of 1948).
Aug. 8, 1970 Jockey Bill Shoemaker won his 6,000th career victory aboard Shining Count at Del Mar.
Aug. 8, 1987: Kent Desormeaux set the record for most number of stakes wins by an apprentice jockey, 13, aboard King's Snow in the Primer Stakes at Pimlico.
www.webcom.com /alauck/trc/trc96/trc0808.html   (2344 words)

 Hussman Funds - Weekly Market Comment: August 8, 2005 - Profit Margins, Labor Costs, and Earnings Growth
Again, the expected date of availability on the website is by Wednesday, August 17, and the report will be mailed within a few weeks as soon as printing is completed.
Friday's employment figures came in with job growth just slightly higher than expectations, with continuing expansion in lower-paying sectors such as retail, and also new jobs in financial services, primarily relating to real-estate.
Extensive or unattributed reproduction of text or research findings are violations of copyright law.
www.hussmanfunds.com /wmc/wmc050808.htm   (1254 words)

 August 8, 1997
The combination of administred MK-801 and injection of 50 pmol OS resulted in immediate death of 7 out of 8 rats and we were not able to evaluate a possible neuroprotection.
The exchange of pipettes and cells is made possible by the use of a computer controlled micromanipulator and a computer controlled specimen stage equipped with a pipette rack containing 18 pipettes and a carousel containing 8 micro perfused chambers.
Furthermore, a special pipette holder has been developed to allow a common connection to the exchangeable pipettes.To establish a high resistance seal and the patch clamp configuration suction in the pipette is provided by a computer controlled suction pump.
www.benzon-symposia.dk /sites/abstract_47.htm   (16557 words)

Monday, August 20 at 8:00 PM (7:30 PM doors)
Thursday, August 23 at 9:00 PM (8:00 PM doors)
Sunday, August 26 at 8:00 PM (7:00 PM doors)
www.ticketweb.com /user?region=sfbay&query=schedule&venue=cafedunord   (178 words)

 CNN.com - Summer shower on tap, from space - August 8, 2002
CNN.com - Summer shower on tap, from space - August 8, 2002
During August, the Earth moves into the comet debris trail, and the particles splat into the atmosphere, much like bugs hitting a windshield.
Rather than leaving behind a bloblike carcass, the Perseids disappear into a blaze of streaking light, incinerated by intense friction as they smack into the sky at speeds of about 37 miles per second (60 kilometers per second).
www.cnn.com /2002/TECH/space/08/08/perseids.preview/index.html   (479 words)

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