EDWARDS, CA - MAY 22: NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden (C) speaks with former astronaut Steve Lindsey (L), who is the director of flight operation of Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems Dream Chaser, and deputy director of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center Patrick Stoliker at his side after unvailing of Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems Dream Chaser prototype space-access vehicle at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center on May 22, 2013 in Edwards, California. The engineering test article will begin testing of its flight and runway landing systems at Edwards Air Force Base through summer into fall. The space vehicle is designed to provide crew and cargo transportation services into low-Earth orbit, including to and from the International Space Station.
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5.7 California earthquake, four dozen aftershocks prompt more study
was about 27 miles southwest of the town of Susanville and seven miles west-northwest of Greenville. The mountainous eastern Sierra Nevada region, known for its lakes, rivers and national forests, has had about seven magnitude 4 earthquakes since the 1930s, from Los Angeles Times Read more »
Is Craft Beer Bought in a Supermarket Still Craft Beer?
and they still very much are. Spaten's Oktoberfest and Anchor Steam Beer both maintain 97 style scores on Ratebeer and Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is at a 99. All three are still magnificent examples of their styles, not only in my opinion but in the eyes of Ratebeer's from DC Beer Read more »
Reclamation, Partners Will Study Water Supplies in Five Western River Basins
3,965 square miles, spanning west-central Nevada and eastern California. The Carson River originates in the Sierra Nevada range and terminates at the Carson Sink in Nevada. The basin provides water for 57,000 acres of irrigated agriculture, 160,000 people from Emediawire.com Read more »
Hunting & Fishing Calendar for May 23
must be accompanied by an adult. No cost. You will need your own fishing rod. If you do not have one, NDOW can provide one. The Sierra Nevada Bass Club will have a monthly membership meeting at Scheels, normally held on the first Thursday of each month from from Reno Gazette-Journal Read more »
Amphibians dying off at alarming rate
Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog scans the landscape in Yosemite National Park.(Photo: Devin Edmonds, USGS) U.S. frog, toad and salamander populations are declining by about 3.7% yearly nationwideA federal survey finds the decline worse, an 11.6% annual drop, from USA Today Read more »