It just maybe the quintessential "Old-Style" Fly-In... a beautiful airstrip, hundreds of planes, no agendas, no schedules... just lots of airplane lovers enjoying the company of airplane loving people and their planes. It may also be the closest thing to airplane heaven on this side of eternity... or so we've been told. And now that we've been there... seen the sights, caught the vibe, enjoyed the company and just plain goofed off for the whole annual weekend event, we gotta tell you, we can't argue with that description.
The Martian arctic soil that NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander dug into
this year is very cold and very dry. However, when long-term
climate cycles make the site warmer, the soil may get moist enough
to modify the chemistry, producing effects that persist through the