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Explorers

A large group of US scientific satellites, the first of which – Explorer 1 – was America's first satellite and was launched on Jan. 31 1958; it weighed 14 kg. It was able to confirm the existence of one of the Van Allen radiation belts. Explorers have been used in a wide range of scientific studies. Recent and proposed Explorers include IUE, COBE, EUVE, FUSE, and XTE. The Small Explorer (SMEX) class provides a more rapid access to space for small payloads (less than 200 kg); SWAS is an example.
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This point is said to present one of the most beautiful scenes on the Columbia; a lovely meadow, with a silver sheet of limpid water in the center, enlivened by wild-fowl, a range of hills crowned by forests, while the prospect is closed by Mount Hood, a magnificent mountain rising into a lofty peak, and covered with snow; the ultimate landmark of the first explorers of the river.
Through this tremendous channel the intrepid explorers of the river, Lewis and Clarke, passed in their boats; the danger being, not from the rocks, but from the great surges and whirlpools.
We have given this process at some length, as furnished by the first explorers, because it marks a practiced ingenuity in preparing articles of traffic for a market, seldom seen among our aboriginals.
The Indians of this great fishing mart are represented by the earliest explorers as sleeker and fatter, but less hardy and active, than the tribes of the mountains and prairies, who live by hunting, or of the upper parts of the river, where fish is scanty, and the inhabitants must eke out their subsistence by digging roots or chasing the deer.
It revolutionised his idea of the Explorers' Club's extreme selectness, of its social purity.
He was like an explorer now who has reasoned that certain natural features must present themselves, and, beating up a broad river, finds here the tributary that he expected, there the fertile, populated plains, and further on the mountains.
The statement appeared to annoy the Explorer. He looked nervously at the two men and about the hut.
Camp, Explorers from the integrated agencies were able to have an opportunity to train in a unique environment with agents and officers to assist.
There will be events at all nine of the WWT's centres - and six of them will also be holding Wetland Explorers events where families can take part in a series of intrepid challenges near and on water, by heading to their Explorer HQs and picking up a free log book.
The renamed Riverside Explorers Unit was officially welcomed to the new meeting place at the Centenary Hall under St Bride's Church (Greyfriars) in the town centre.
* Provide hands-on experience and awareness of the criminal justice system, thereby helping Explorers make an informed decision regarding a career in law enforcement or related field.
We were standing at the spacious lobby of Disney Explorers Lodge, Hong Kong Disneyland's newest hotel, and we were doing just what you are supposed to do there: explore, because there is so much to see and discover.