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Saturday, July 25, 2015

Kraken Squadron vs. Round 5 in the LDM. Science News. The Imaginarium.



Kraken Squadron vs. Round 5!

Project Voyager's LDM staff (Connor, Jacqueline, Brittney, Jon) were up shortly after the crack of dawn today to prep the Magellan Simulator at the CMSEC for the arrival of the notorious Kraken Squadron.  It was their date with destiny. It was Kraken vs. the soul destroying fifth round of this year's Long Duration Mission.

This legendary team came with a strategy in mind, the details of which I'm not at liberty to reveal because the Nautilus Squadron hasn't face the pressure of round 5 yet. They took 45 minutes fine tuning their solution.  They, like all the other LDM squadrons, ended their last round in a pickle. Their flag ship Magellan was deep in Romulan space, marooned with no hope of rescue, light years from a friendly Federation port. What happened over the next two hours would turn your blood cold. If today's mission was turned into a movie, you'd end up on the floor hiding behind the theater seats afraid to look.        


What was Noah afraid of?  What was he aiming at? What was he frantically trying to do in his final last moments?  


Is the first officer asleep or is he just lazy? Perhaps it's neither. 


Kraken locked away in the Brig or maybe a thought out tactic to confuse those who didn't belong.  


Taunting, or being taunted?  Running out of air? It would seem so based on the picture above. Will we ever see Kraken again? Please, a moment of silence for a team so loved and so far far away.

"We took a licken but we keep on ticken," said Christine Grosland, Kraken coach, after their mission.  

Mr. W.  


Your Science Update


How Humans Landed In The Americas Might Not Be So Simple

July 22, 2015
Source:
Newsy / Powered by NewsLook.com
Summary:
New genetic research links tribes from the Amazon to natives of Australia and New Guinea. Video provided by Newsy



Bigger, Older Cousin to Earth Discovered

July 23, 2015
Source:
NASA
Summary:
NASA's Kepler mission has confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet in the "habitable zone" around a sun-like star. This discovery and the introduction of 11 other new small habitable zone candidate planets mark another milestone in the journey to finding another "Earth."












Four-legged snake fossil found


July 23, 2015
Source:
University of Portsmouth
Summary:
An "absolutely exquisite" fossil of a snake that had four legs has been discovered by a team of scientists and may help show how snakes made the transition from lizards to serpents.

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