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Circumpolar startrails above a beautiful natural arch. Located near Moab, Utah, Arches National Park is home to over 2,000 natural sandstone arches. The park lies atop an underground salt bed, which caused the formation of the arches, sandstone fins, and enormous monoliths in the area. The salt bed was deposited over the Colorado Plateau around 300 million years ago when a sea flowed into the region and eventually evaporated. Over countless millennia, the erosive forces of water and wind have shaped the geologic wonderland we see today at Arches. As …
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Errr..not yet. The Soyuz (In-english means Union) TMA-18 spacecraft arrived by train (due to its large body) to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, March, 31, 2010. The launch of the Soyuz spacecraft with Expedition 23 Soyuz Commander Alexander Skvortsov, Flight Engineer Mikhail Kornienko and NASA Flight Engineer Tracy Caldwell Dyson is scheduled for Friday, April 2, 2010 at 12:04 a.m. Eastern. On this mission, both Russia and USA scientists are working together as a team.