Rockwell Collins is expanding its successful aircraft observation
weather research program with The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to improve the accuracy of forecasts for the aviation industry and the general public.
Amenities include: VIP lounges; a landside shopping and retail district; aircraft observation
deck; a transfer hotel; sculpture and exhibition areas; and gardens featuring waterfalls, indoor streams and koi ponds.
The aircraft observation
tower at the airport received a message from the pilot of Flight 3658 that his plane was hit by laser beams from the direction of Hanakiya, east of Madinah," the spokesman said, adding that police located the source of beams within a short time.
Watch the airplanes land, and wait for the call, at one of two new aircraft observation
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA embarks this week on a coordinated ship and aircraft observation
campaign off the Atlantic coast of the United States, an effort to advance space-based capabilities for monitoring microscopic plants that form the base of the marine food chain.
GST plans to introduce aircraft observations
from regional air carriers and moisture information from Global Positioning Satellites (GPS).
NASA's activities span a broad range of complex and technical endeavors, from investigating the composition, evaluation, and resources of Mars; to working with international partners to complete and operate the International Space Station; to providing satellite and aircraft observations
of Earth for scientific and weather forecasting; to developing new technologies designed to improve air flight safety.
The aircraft observations
will be complemented by NASA satellite large-scale views of many different features of the Arctic ice.
However, says Watson, the aircraft observations
revealed that "the area of perturbed chemistry is actually smaller than the area of the classical meteorologic vortex.
EDT Thursday, July 17, to discuss new fieldwork using coordinated ship and aircraft observations
aimed at advancing the technology needed to measure microscopic plankton in the ocean from space.