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NASA’s Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar to be used to Survey Napa Valley Quake Area

 

Written by Alan Buis
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – NASA scientists are conducting an airborne survey of earthquake fault displacements in the Napa Valley area of Northern California using a sophisticated radar system developed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California.

A modified C-20A aircraft from NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center carrying JPL’s Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar (UAVSAR) flew a five-hour data-collection mission on Friday, August 29th, over the area that experienced a major quake during the pre-dawn hours on Sunday, August 24th.

NASA's C-20A Earth science research aircraft with the UAVSAR slung underneath its belly lifts off the runway at Edwards Air Force Base on a prior radar survey mission. (NASA Armstrong)

NASA’s C-20A Earth science research aircraft with the UAVSAR slung underneath its belly lifts off the runway at Edwards Air Force Base on a prior radar survey mission. (NASA Armstrong)

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre to celebrate 32 years of Live Entertainment with the Roxy Gala on September 13th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Come join the Roxy Regional Theatre as they celebrate 32 years of live entertainment on the corner of Franklin and First in downtown Clarksville with an evening of great food, fine art and splendid theatre. On Saturday, September 13th, the 32nd Anniversary Roxy Gala will kick off the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 2014-2015 season of professional live theatre.

The theatre’s annual fundraiser will begin at 6:00pm with Harvest Manhattans, compliments of MB Roland Distillery, and a silent auction of diverse and original works by area artists.

Sammy Stuard of F&M Bank auctions a guitar at the 2010 Roxy Gala

Sammy Stuard of F&M Bank auctions a guitar at the 2010 Roxy Gala

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