| Aug 23, 2012
| 7:40 PM
The newly released version of NASA's descent video showing Curiosity zipping down to Mars takes the perspective of "a skydiver's helmet-cam," says a mission scientist.
The video, taken by the Mars Descent Imager, features mission control audio, synced up...
| May 25, 2012
| 7:31 PM
A video uploaded to YouTube a week ago, showing an 80-year-old woman nearly slipping out of her parachute during a tandem skydive, has an Acampo business in hot water.
The incident happened over a year ago, with the FAA receiving an email of the video...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 3:48 PM
LODI, Calif. (KTLA) -- The Federal Aviation Administration is fining an instructor $2,200 for not properly securing an elderly woman during a skydive in 2011.
Laverne Everett was crossing skydiving off her bucket list, jumping out of a plane flying...
| May 28, 2012
| 5:39 AM
Mount Vernon Memorial Park and Mortuary will hold a Memorial Day service at 11 a.m. Monday.
The service is free and open to the public.
It will be held at the park at 8201 Greenback Lane near Fair Oaks Boulevard in Fair Oaks.
Boy Scouts and Cub...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Do you have a bucket list? Well, it was what was on Laverne Everett's bucket list that almost caused her to kick the bucket. The little lady wanted to let the good times roll for her birthday. So, she decided to do something that would have many "young-...
| Jun 6, 2012
Three years ago, ahead of the Chicago Air and Water Show, I got the incredible opportunity to skydive for the first time with the U.S. Army Golden Knights. There are not enough adjectives to describe how impressive they are. The experience led to my...
| Aug 8, 2010
Rolling through Jackson Hole on the way into Grand Teton National Park for the first time, I spotted a boy on the cycle path alongside the road.
His family was a few yards behind him, and the Tetons were off to his left, their ragged, snowy peaks jutting...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Beachgoers in Cocoa Beach will be treated to fighter jets, U.S. Navy Seals parachuting and several aerobatic planes for this year's Cocoa Beach Air Show, scheduled for 12 noon to 4 p.m. tomorrow and Sunday. Lori Wilson Park at 1500 N. Atlantic Ave. will...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 4:40 PM
The Museum of Florida Art will hold its Arts in Autumn fundraiser from 7 to 10 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 15. The event will be hosted at the home of Bill and Terri Booth, located on Lake Winnemissett in DeLand. Bill Booth is a well-known business...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Readers across the suburbs enjoyed the fall weather by being out and active this week. From skydiving to scaling skyscrapers to the Mud Olympics, contributors …...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Skydivers collide in mid-air, sustain serious injuries...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Paraglider crash: 64-year-old man injured when his paraglider falls 40 feet onto Santa Barbara County beach...