Archive for June, 2014

360° panorama by Andrew Bodrov.
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October 14 at 12:37 Moscow time from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to start Proton-M with the upper stage Breeze-M and telecommunication spacecraft Intelsat 23. According to cyclogram flight at 12:46 Moscow time was divested head unit (upper stage Breeze-M and Intelsat 23) from the third stage of the launch vehicle. Intelsat 23 mission was the eighth Proton launch of 2012 and the 380-Proton flight overall. This is the sixth year for the commercial mission and 75 ILS Proton mission since the Proton April 1996 first commercial flight. Intelsat is the fifth satellite launched with Proton. In addition, Intelsat 23 fifth-orbit satellite launched by Proton.
360° panorama by Tomek Zuk.
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The Rehberg is a prominent hill, 576.8 m above sea level,[1]in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. After the Grand Wintersberg (ca. 581 m) in French North Alsace, the Rehberg is the second highest hill in the Wasgau (French: Vasgovie), the Franco-German region that forms the southern part of the Palatine Forest and runs from the valley of the River Queich to the Col de Saverne . The Rehberg is also the highest hill on German soil in the Wasgau. As part of the Palatine Forest-North Vosges Biosphere Reserve it has been placed under special protection measures.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rehberg_(Wasgau)
360° panorama by John Wood.
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An Embraer Phenom 100 rests in the hangar at Jet Aviation in Bedford, Massachusetts.  It is New Year's Day and it is cold outside.  Soon it will be flying.