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Man Summits Everest After Being Forced Back by 2015 Earthquake

Earthquake didn’t stop Bart Williams from pursuing his dream The first time Bart Williams made his attempt at the summit of the world’s highest peak, he and his group were forced to turn back after an earthquake rocked Nepal. A year later, he returned to the base of Mt. Everest with his sights set on

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(VIDEO) Do Satellites Ever Crash Into Each Other?

There are 1,100+ active satellites in orbit and millions of pieces of space junk that could cause catastrophic damage. So why don’t satellites collide? Watch our new video series called ‘Space Bytes’ to discover everything you ever needed to know about satellite communications and more. Watch the video below

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Massive Earthquake Drill Takes Place in Preparation for the "Big One"

A massive, four-day earthquake drill kicks off today June 7th 2016, in the Pacific Northwest.  The region is ripe for what officials say could be the biggest natural disaster the nation has ever seen. The exercise, called ‘Cascadia Rising,’ will test the readiness of responders at all levels of government. Check out full story here…..

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(VIDEO) How Are Satellites Launched?

Have you ever wondered how satellites are launched? We explain it all in the second of the new video series called Space Bytes from Inmarsat. Discover everything you ever needed to know about satellite communications and more. Check out the Video Below

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Wicked Tuna Captain Relies on the GSP-1700 Sat Phone

“Because we were able to get that information (via GSP-1700 Sat Phone), we moved our boat and ended up catching our limit of four giant Bluefin tuna valued at about $20,000.” When it comes to fishing, Captain Dave Carraro of FV Tuna.com knows a thing or two, having run a successful charter business for the

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Journey to “Into the Wild” Bus in Alaska Goes Wrong for Two Hikers

2 Hikers Rescued in Remote Alaska Two hikers from Georgia and South Carolina were rescued while on a trek to visit a famous abandoned bus in the Alaskan wilderness on Sunday. The hikers, Michael Trigg, 25, and Theodore “Ted” Ashlund, 27, were nearly swept away while trying to cross the Teklanika River in an attempt

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Rafting Deaths in Alaska Highlight Emergency Response Issues

Rafting Excursion Ends in Fatalities on the Kongakut River The recent deaths of two women during a rafting excursion illustrate not only how unpredictably dangerous Alaska’s wilderness can be, but also how limited resources are in the nation’s largest state. The women’s families are questioning why it took so long for help to arrive, but one

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The Power of Staying Connected

Hurricane season is just getting underway in the Gulf Coast region. If you missed Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 15-21, 2016), there’s still time to prepare. While hurricane season started June 1 and lasts until Nov. 30, many in New Orleans and the Gulf South know it’s good to be prepared year-round. And at all times it seems