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Kosmos 2501

Kosmos 2501 known as Glonass-K1 No.12L is a Russian navigation satellite, launched in 2014. The second Glonass-K satellite to be launched, it is the second of two Glonass-K1 spacecraft which will serve as prototypes for the operational Glonass-K2 spacecraft. Kosmos 2501 is a 935 kilograms satellite, built by ISS Reshetnev based on the Ekspress-1000A satellite bus; the spacecraft has three-axis stabilisation to keep it in the correct orientation, will broadcast signals in the L1, L2 and L3 navigation bands for Russian military and commercial users. In addition to its navigation payloads, the satellite carries a Cospas-Sarsat search and rescue payload; the satellite is located in a medium Earth orbit with an apogee of 19,279 kilometres, a perigee of 19,715 kilometres, 64.8 degrees of inclination. It is equipped with two solar panels to generate power, is expected to remain in service for ten years. Kosmos 2501 was launched from Site 43/4 at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northwest Russia. A Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with a Fregat upper stage was used to perform the launch, which took place at 21:52:26 UTC on 30 November 2014.

The launch placed the satellite into a Medium Earth orbit. It subsequently received its Kosmos designation, the international designator 2014-075A; the United States Space Command assigned it the Satellite Catalog Number 40315

Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine

Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine is a private, for-profit osteopathic medical school. Founded in 2016, ICOM is located at the Meridian campus of Idaho State University. At ICOM, students can earn a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree. ICOM's mission is to train osteopathic physicians prepared for caring for persons in Idaho, North Dakota, South Dakota and beyond. ICOM matriculated its second class of students in August 2019; this Class of 2023 is composed of graduates from 104 U. S. colleges and universities. These students originate from 38 states with one-third coming from Idaho and the ICOM target 5-state region including Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming. Before ICOM was established, Idaho was the most populous state without a medical school of its own. ICOM was formed to help address the current and growing shortage of physicians in its five-state region outlined in its mission, with an emphasis on rural, underserved areas. Although Idaho is among the most growing areas of the country, the state ranks 49th in physicians per capita.

In December 2017 COCA granted ICOM pre-accreditation status and authorized the recruitment of 162 students. Located in Meridian, the three-story, 94,000-square-foot facility cost $34 million, took Engineered Structures, Inc. just thirteen months to build. Dekker/Perich/Sabatini, a New Mexico-based architecture firm, did the design. ICOM's campus includes more than 12,000 feet of classroom space, including: two lecture halls, each with 250 seats. Additionally, 12 Objective Structured Clinical Examination rooms are located on the second floor. ICOM has a 40-year agreement with Idaho State University-Meridian for use of its Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory. There, ICOM's first-year medical students perform whole-body dissections on donated bodies known as cadavers; as a free-standing medical school, ICOM only offers graduate-level training. ICOM awards the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree; this is a four-year degree with years 1 and 2 consisting of on-campus didactic lectures, small group assignments laboratory and clinical experiences.

Years 3 and 4 are completed at selected clinical sites. In November 2019, ICOM announced that it had been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2019-2022 for its unique implementation of Apple technology in creating a culture of engagement amongst the students and staff at Idaho's first medical school. Apple Distinguished Schools are centers of innovation and educational excellence that use Apple technology to inspire creativity and critical thinking, they showcase innovative uses of technology in learning and the school environment and have documented results of academic accomplishment. Students participate in a several organizations and interest committees on campus. There are more than 30 student organizations represented on campus, ranging from national and general interest. Official website

East Georgia Regional Airport

East Georgia Regional is a city/county owned, public use airport in Swainsboro, Emanuel County, United States. The airport is located 2 nautical miles southeast of the central business district of Swainsboro, Georgia; this airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility. East Georgia Regional covers an area of 237 acres at an elevation of 327 feet above mean sea level, it has one runway designated 14/32 with an asphalt surface measuring 6,021 x 100 feet. Runway 14 is equipped with RNAV and NDB approaches. Runway 36 is equipped for RNAV approaches; the magnetic variation from 2015 is 6 degrees West. For the 12-month period ending June 24, 2012, the airport had 5,112 aircraft operations, on average 92 per week: 83% general aviation and 17% air taxi. At that time there were 16 aircraft based at this airport: 7 single-engine, 8 multi-engine, 1 jet. On August 25, 2018, a Cessna 182A carrying a group of skydivers crashed and burst into flames shortly after takeoff at 2:00 pm EDT, killing the pilot and three of the four passengers.

Airport Official Website Aerial photo as of January 1994 from USGS The National Map FAA Terminal Procedures for SBO, effective February 27, 2020 Resources for this airport: FAA airport information for SBO AirNav airport information for KSBO ASN accident history for SBO FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker NOAA/NWS weather observations: current, past three days SkyVector aeronautical chart, Terminal Procedures

2009 Indian general election in Uttarakhand

The 2009 Indian general election in Uttarakhand, occurred for 5 seats in the state. All 5 seats were won by the Indian National Congress. Following is the list of elected MPs from Uttarakhand. By-elections were held in 2012 for Tehri Garhwal constituency as Elected MP Vijay Bahuguna became the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. In the election, Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Mala Rajya Laxmi Shah defeated Saket Bahuguna, son of Vijay Bahuguna by margin of over 22,000. Elections in Uttarakhand Politics of Uttarakhand 2009 Indian general election 15th Lok Sabha List of members of the 15th Lok Sabha


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