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Arctic Cyclone Breaks Up Sea Ice

NASA has released the following animation which shows how the winds of a large Arctic cyclone broke up the thinning sea ice cover of the Arctic Ocean in early August 2012. According to NASA the storm likely contributed to the ice cap’s shrinking to the smallest recorded extent in the past three decades.

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An Interview with ISS Expedition 34/35 Flight Engineer/Commander Astronaut Chris Hadfield

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is scheduled to launch on a Soyuz on December 5th for the International Space Station for a six month mission. As a member of Expedition 34 he will be a Flight Engineer. During the second half of his mission he will be the space station Commander as part of Expedition 35. This will be the first time a Canadian has taken …

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