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Spacewalkers Bypass Space Station Coolant Leak

Posted November 1st, 2012 at 9:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Two spacewalking astronauts made repairs to a leaky radiator system outside the International Space Station Thursday, a short while after maneuvering the station to avoid a menacing piece of space debris. In a six-hour procedure, space station commander Sunita Wiliams and Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide successfully reconfigured ammonia coolant lines to bypass the suspect radiator, […]

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Spacewalkers Bypass Space Station Coolant Leak

Posted November 1st, 2012 at 7:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Two spacewalking astronauts made repairs to a leaky radiator system outside the International Space Station Thursday, a short while after maneuvering the station to avoid a menacing piece of space debris. In a six-hour procedure, space station commander Sunita Wiliams and Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide successfully reconfigured ammonia coolant lines to bypass the suspect radiator, […]

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Spacewalkers Try To Bypass Space Station Coolant Leak

Posted November 1st, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Two astronauts are working outside the orbiting International Space Station to try to bypass a leak in a cooling system. Engineers suspect the radiator was hit by a micrometeoroid or a piece of space debris, which created a tiny hole that has allowed ammonia to escape. The radiators dissipate heat from the station’s equipment. Station […]

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China Shuts Down US Operated Oil Field

Posted September 2nd, 2011 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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Beijing is ordering a U.S.-based oil company to stop drilling in one of China largest offshore fields, accusing the firm of failing to plug an ongoing leak. China’s State Oceanic Administration Friday told ConocoPhillips to stop production at the Penglai 19-3 oil field in Bohai Bay. It said the U.S. company’s efforts to repair the […]

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WikiLeaks Blames Newspaper for Uncensored Cable Leak

Posted September 1st, 2011 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks has confirmed reports of a security breach that has led to a massive amount of U.S. diplomatic cables being released onto the Internet with the names of sources revealed. In a statement posted Thursday, WikiLeaks blamed Britain’s Guardian newspaper for the disclosure, saying that a journalist revealed the password to unlock […]

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WikiLeaks Blames Newspaper for Uncensored Cable Leak

Posted September 1st, 2011 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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The anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks has confirmed reports of a security breach that has led to a massive amount of U.S. diplomatic cables being released onto the Internet with the names of sources revealed. In a statement posted to Twitter Thursday, WikiLeaks blamed Britain’s Guardian newspaper for the disclosure, saying that a journalist revealed the password […]

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Shell Fighting Oil Leak in North Sea

Posted August 12th, 2011 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Royal Dutch Shell says it is working to contain an oil leak at its Gannet Alpha drilling Platform in the North Sea off the coast of Scotland. The company Friday said the leak was coming from a pipe, but did not say how much oil may have escaped. A spokesperson was quoted as saying further […]

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Former NSA Employee Pleads Guilty in Leak Case

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A former U.S. spy agency employee has pleaded guilty to unauthorized access of a government computer, as part of a plea agreement over a leak of classified documents. Thomas Drake faces up to a year in prison and a $100,000 fine for the misdemeanor offense. As part of the deal, the government said it will […]

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