Descent

cold ice
Descent Venus, from six miles high, shines brighter than the landing lights of a passing jet.  The milky-way, and occasionally the northern lights look resplendent against a deep night sky.  Astronomers say Venus shines brightly because dense clouds in its atmosphere reflect the sunlight.  They also describe an environment completely inhospitable due to a surface temperature...
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Food on a Ferry Flight

tootsie roll
Food on a Ferry Flight The make-do meals eaten on a tight flying schedule Headset, logbook, flashlight, a few pairs of fresh socks, an extra shirt, underwear, and a toothbrush. All of the essentials for a cross-country flight in a small two seater airplane. If I overpacked, the weight of the baggage would careen the gross weight of the plane off the edge of the safety...
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