To Space and Beyond

To Space and Beyond

Remember when…. so many years ago when we as a country sent men off in spacecraft to explore space and then the Fall Sunsetmoon. Each new liftoff and touchdown had us all glued to the TV to see and hear these historic events.  Going to space and then to the moon seemed like amazing feats – it was hard to imagine it possible.

As the years have gone by it seems that NASA expeditions have continued with much less fanfare and yet they continue to explore.  This week NASA ended an expedition that has been underway for 20 years and probably few of us really knew it was happening.

In 1997 the Cassini spacecraft was launched on a 13 year mission.  Its mission was to explore the strange world of Saturn.  It went on nearly a decade longer than planned. It completed 293 orbits of the planet, snapped 400,000 photos, collected 600 gigabytes of data, discovered at least seven new moons, descended into the famed rings and sent its Huygens lander to a successful 2005 touchdown on the surface of yet another moon, Titan.

In a week of mega storms, wild fires in the west and worrying politics around the world this is a story of exploration, new discoveries and hope.  Please take the time to click HERE for the National Public Radio article at npr.org and view some of the spectacular photos of Saturn and it’s moons, sent to us from Cassini.

QUOTE OF THE WEEK:

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.    -Archimedes

PREPAREDNESS ACTIVITY:  (This week starts a week by week shopping list to prepare a 3 day disaster supply kit for your house.  Each week place the new items in your bag or bucket and in 12 weeks you will have a well supplied kit)

Week One:

Purchase: 1 gallon water, one large can of juice, one can of meat and a hand operated can opener.em checklist

Action Steps: 

  1. Date perishable items with permanent marking pen.
  2. Decide upon and notify an out-of-area contact who you can notify of your status in an emergency.

WEATHER:  Fall is here!  Rain is in the forecast and cooler days and nights are upon us.  Enjoy!


stillwatersadmin

1 COMMENT
  • Starr
    Reply

    Great idea to begin storing up for a disaster should one occur! Thanks for motivation!
    Have a great week my friend,
    Starr and Miguel

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


Stillwaters Estates complies with Federal Fair Housing Laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, familial status, and disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its housing programs and activities. Stillwaters Estates is also Fair Housing compliant regarding State, County and City definitions of protected classes. The Fair Housing / 504 Coordinator has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s regulations implementing Section 504 (24 CFR, part 8 dated June 2, 1988).

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you fill out a form.

When requesting information on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways: To send periodic emails.  The email address you provide, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your request, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.  Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, please just notify us by email at sherri@stillwatersestates.com

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

Do we use cookies?

We do not use cookies.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our websites privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on March 8, 2013

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

www.stillwatersestates.com
2800 Cooks Hill Road
Centralia, WA 98531
USA
sherri@stillwatersestates.com
360-736-4744