Chicken Little May Make Appearance In February, March
While it appears Mars won't get hit by that
asteroid this week -- and Earth will be spared in
its own close encounter with an interstellar
traveler -- scientists now say our planet will get hit
by one of our own man-made satellites in late February, or
Aero-TV thought it was important for ANN viewers to see and hear some of the poignant remarks that were part of a number of intriguing discussions at the most recent AOPA Expo. When the Friday morning General Session at AOPA Expo 2007 kicked off, it quickly focused on the need to protect general aviation airports around the nation. AOPA president Phil Boyer started the session with examples of how GA has suffered from airport closures, along with success stories about several airports that have been saved were presented. Boyer recognized the significance of the Airport Support Network. The ASN is celebrating 10 years of promoting, protecting and defending airports throughout the nation.
In case you haven't already heard, we're getting an unusual
visitor late Tuesday night... no, it's not Aunt Mabel. With
asteroid 2007 TU24 making its closest Earth approach in more than
2,000 years, scientists and space enthusiasts alike are lining up
to get a good look at our visitor.