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  1. Space Stations and Shuttles News (
      Provides information on the latest space missions, discoveries, and achievements each day. 11-00.

  2. Space Stations and Shuttles

  3. Ethanol (E85) Fueling Stations in the USA (
      Provides a map. Most states have some fueling stations, but almost all of the stations that are available to the public are in the Midwest. 05-06

  4. -05-25-06 FCC Probe of TV Stations Airing Ads as News (
      "Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin ordered a probe of dozens of television stations after a report found they aired advertisements as if they were news reports, people familiar with the inquiry said." 05-06

  5. -Making Fuel Pellets from Biochar for Power Stations (
      "One of the methods for condensing biomass is pelletizing. Corn stover, for example, can be made 10 times denser if it is first ground to a five-thirty-seconds-inch particle before pelletizing, according to Alan Doering, associate scientist of coproducts at the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute office in Waseca, Minn."

      "Eighty wood pellet mills across North America produce 1.1 million tons of pellets annually and 23 fireplace manufacturers make pellet stoves and fireplace inserts for burning pellets, according to the Pellet Fuels Institute, a nonprofit in Arlington, Va., that serves the pellet industry. The institute says 800,000 homes in the U.S. use wood pellets for heat."

      "Before pelletizing, the mixture [of biomass] must be conditioned using water of varying temperatures or steam. 'Corn stover has a lower glass-transitioning temperature than switchgrass,' Doering says. 'You can get a very durable corn stover pellet at 165 degrees Fahrenheit, whereas to get an equivalent pellet with switchgrass, you have to obtain temperatures greater than 200 degrees, oftentimes 210 or 220 degrees.' "

      " 'The big demand, as we see it right now, is going to be the electrical utility plants, the coal-burning plants,' Doudlah says. 'We have been involved in some test burns [with] some power plants and they are trying to see what the emissions are going to be. So far they have come back quite promising.' "

      "Pastr notes that the fluidized bed combustion technology used at power plants is inherently flexible and can burn fuels with a wide range of calorific values, ash and moisture content and they have successfully been used to cofire wood, biomass and waste materials, in addition to coal. 12-12

  6. Petition the President and Congress to Support Conversion of Power Stations (
      This petition is for the President and Congress to support the conversion of coal-fired power stations to "biomass pyrolysis" power stations to REVERSE excessive carbon dioxide in the air. Decaying vegetation (biomass) puts many times more carbon dioxide into the air than all of human activity. If we adapt coal-fired power stations to pyrolyze (heat without oxygen) biomass, we can economically reduce the amount or carbon dioxide in the air (rather than merely slow down the increase).

      Also see: Climate Change: The Delicate Balance 02-14

  7. -Carbon-Negative Biochar Power Stations (International Biochar Initiative) star
      Provides a "comprehensive approach of using agricultural residues to substitute fossil fuels and producing biochar in a 3 MW pyrolysis plant." 04-14

  8. -01 Study: Conversion of 3 Coal-Fired Power Stations to Biomass ( star
      "Dominion is converting three of its existing coal-fired power stations located in Virginia to 100% renewable biomass fuel. The three facilities are the Altavista, Hopewell and Southampton power stations. Altavista was placed into commercial operation following conversion on July 12, 2013, and the others are expected to be converted by the end of 2013. After convertion, each facility will produce up to 51 MW of electricity for our customers (total of 153 MW of biomass-fueled power)."

      "The fuel will primarily be derived from waste wood typically left behind in the forests as part of the logging process for roundwood. Roundwood is harvested to make lumber, pulp & paper, or wood pellets. Waste wood is the smaller tree tops and branches left behind after roundwood harvesting." 06-14

  9. -Pulverized Coal Power Stations to Biomass Stations (IEA Bioenergy)
      Provides a summary of options. 08-14

  10. Biomass for Coal-Fired Power Stations (
      "Consider Dominion Resources: After four years, it revved up a $1.8 billion facility last July that co-fires coal and waste wood, generating 585 megawatts. “The use of low-cost waste coal and biomass will result in the unit having favorable economics, bringing savings to customers,” says David Christian, chief executive of Dominion Generation." 10-14

  11. Co-locating Biomass to Ethanol with Coal-Fired Power Stations (
      Provides a summary in graphics. 17-14

  12. Mir - Space Shuttle to Mir (NASA)
      Provides information on different shuttles to Mir and includes the John Glenn flight.

  13. Space Flight News (NASA)
      Provides information on space flights, including stories on the International Space Station. This new NASA site has a search engine and consolidates most other NASA Web sites for space exploration.

  14. Space Flight - Map of Web Site (NASA)
      Provides information on space flights, including stories on the International Space Station. This new NASA site has a search engine and consolidates most other NASA Web sites for space exploration.

  15. Music - By Artist, Song, or Radio Station (
      Provides a search engine to find artists, songs, and music radio stations. 4-00

  16. Space Station and Shuttle (NASA Human Spaceflight - Dismukes and Humphries)
      Provides news on events surrounding space stations and shuttles. 2-01

  17. Space Exploration Search (NASA)
      Searches NASA for information on space exploration, such as flights to Mars or the Moon, the Space Station, telescopes, pictures of planets, and more.

  18. How Electricity Gets to Your Home (
      Describes how "power distribution grids" work. Explains alternate current (AC) and direct current (DC), power stations, transmission substations, and more. 5-01

  19. Space Shuttle Columbia - History (NASA)
      Provides a history of the Columbia space shuttle. 2-03

  20. Astronauts (NASA)
      "Welcome to the astronaut biographies home page, providing biographical information on the members of the space flight crews and candidates for future missions in NASA's space flight program." "The term 'astronaut' derives from the Greek words meaning 'space sailor,' and refers to all who have been launched as crew members aboard NASA spacecraft bound for orbit and beyond." 2-03

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