Satellites To Binoculars Used In Flight 370 Search

From satellites to binoculars, the hardware being used in the search for the missing Malaysian plane off Australia's west coast ranges from the sophisticated to the simple. Here's a look at some of the equipment being used in the search for Flight 370, which went missing on March 8.

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  • Into the wild: Wolf-watching in Sweden
    Taking a two-hour flight to Stockholm, followed by a two-hour drive into ... Brimming with excitement, we headed to our little people-mover, also known as ‘the moving hide’. Binoculars were dished out and eyes kept peeled as we wound our way through ...
    02/22/2018 - 1:26 pm | View Link
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    Learn about air pressure, aircraft stability, and the four forces of flight through experiments that the kids ... Ducks should be arriving for the winter. Loaner binoculars available. Online registration required. 8:30-10 a.m. Feb. 22.
    02/13/2018 - 6:24 am | View Link
  • Weekend events for Lane County and beyond, Feb. 10-11
    Wear weather appropriate clothes and bring binoculars, a bird ID book ... Terry Tomeny, a retired F-16 airshow pilot for the Air Force Flight Test Center. Light refreshments will be served. Seating is limited, so RSVP at
    02/12/2018 - 3:13 am | View Link
  • Honey, Let’s Start Seeing Other Satellites
    Some of the stranger things that ended up in orbit before ultimately burning up in Earth's atmosphere were a glove lost by astronaut Ed White during his 1965 Gemini 4 flight ... it was easy to see in binoculars at magnitude +6.4 before its orbit finally ...
    08/2/2017 - 12:03 am | View Link
  • Inside America's Secret Network Of Space Planes, Satellites
    Most of the details about the flight were classified, but some astronomers have been ... "It took the amateurs with binoculars and stopwatches about a week to find its orbit and spot it. You don't even need a telescope, just a decent set of binoculars ...
    06/3/2015 - 6:56 am | View Link
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  • Miscellaneous Flight Data Acquisition Unit (MFDAU ...
    Safran's MFDAU are flight data surveillance and monitoring systems. Thanks to avionic sensors, a large number of digital and analog parameters representative of the ...
    02/21/2018 - 4:21 pm | View Website
    Moscow, Saturday, Oct. 5--The Soviet Union announced this morning that it successfully launched a man-made earth satellite into space yesterday.
    02/21/2018 - 3:17 pm | View Website
  • Iridium Satellite Flares
    Iridium communcations satellites and why they produce brillant reflections (flares or glints).
    02/20/2018 - 6:10 pm | View Website
  • 8 Myths About Neil Armstrong's Flight to the Moon | Astronotes
    Landmark events in human exploration and scientific discovery can often capture the human imagination to such a degree that certain aspects become enveloped in a ...
    02/20/2018 - 10:03 am | View Website
  • How To Buy Binoculars
    Expert advice on how to buy binoculars that will fit your particular needs and give years of enjoyment and satisfaction.
    02/20/2018 - 6:36 am | View Website
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