On March 4 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 47-48 crewmember Jeff Williams of NASA flashes a smile as he suits up in his Russian Sokol launch and entry suit during final pre-launch training. Williams and Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka of Roscosmos will launch March 18 on the Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft for a six-month mission on the International Space Station.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday morning that Asian Lunar New Year, considered one of the most important holidays in Asian culture, would become an official public school holiday, a reversal from just a few months ago when the mayor's office had said it would not be added to next year's calendar.
Mount Timpanogos overlooks the Utah Valley as the dominate peak in the region. Standing at 11,750 ft in elevation, the second highest mountain in Utah's Wasatch Range has long beckoned area residents to explain their relationship with the majestic peak
The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) commissioned a study—conducted by the Center for Community and Business Research at the University of Texas at San Antonio—to comprehensively examine the economic impact of San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.