MISSION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MISSION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NASA names building for Neil Armstrong http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58208031-68/armstrong-apollo-astronauts-building.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58208031-68/armstrong-apollo-astronauts-building.html.csp">NASA names building for Neil Armstrong</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T18:47:01.832-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 06:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NASA honored one of its most famous astronauts Monday by renaming a historic building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It now bears the name of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon when the Apollo 11 mission landed there 45 years ago. Armstrong, who died in 2012, was remembered at a ceremony as not only an astronaut but also as an aerospace engineer, a test pilot and university professor. Michael Collins, who orbited the moon as Armstrong took his historic steps on July 20, 1...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58208031@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:47:01 MDT Utah football: Harvey Langi is exempt from so-called Riley Nelson rule http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58161956-89/langi-byu-utah-mission.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58161956-89/langi-byu-utah-mission.html.csp">Utah football: Harvey Langi is exempt from so-called Riley Nelson rule</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T17:36:27.863-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Harvey Langi who left for Tampa, Florida, is not the same Harvey Langi who returned to Salt Lake International Airport on Tuesday. This, at least, according to his LDS mission president for the past year, Mark Cusick. Cusick declined Tuesday — per Langi family wishes, he said — to comment on his role in contacting Utah and BYU coaches on Langi’s behalf, but said that the change that occurs for missionaries is “absolutely incalculable.” “People who know [Harvey], they’ll see that pretty quick...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58161956@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:36:27 MDT Report: Harvey Langi mulls transfer from Utah to BYU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58158396-59/langi-utah-byu-tribune.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58158396-59/langi-utah-byu-tribune.html.csp">Report: Harvey Langi mulls transfer from Utah to BYU</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T17:26:25.435-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Tribune has confirmed that linebacker Harvey Langi has considered the possibility of transferring to BYU when he returns from his mission in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday. The Deseret News first reported Monday afternoon that Langi would visit with BYU’s coaching staff on Wednesday, quoting Langi as saying, “I believe BYU will offer me ways to grow as a person that may not happen at Utah or anywhere else.” As of late Monday afternoon, Langi had not yet officially announced any intention to transfe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58158396@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:26:25 MDT 5 things to know about Cousteau’s undersea mission http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142111-68/cousteau-underwater-aquarius-florida.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142111-68/cousteau-underwater-aquarius-florida.html.csp">5 things to know about Cousteau’s undersea mission</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER KAY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T10:27:40.769-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Islamorada, Fla. • Fabien Cousteau comes from a famous family of filmmakers, advocates and ocean explorers, and now he’s added to their legacy of sea stories a 31-day expedition at an underwater laboratory in the Florida Keys. Here are five things to know about Cousteau’s “Mission 31,” which ended Wednesday. THE AQUANAUTS Cousteau spent 31 days living and working underwater at Aquarius Reef Base. Filmmakers and researchers from Florida International University, Northeastern University and MIT al...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581421112014-07-02T10:27:40.769-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T10:27:40.769-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142111@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:27:40 MDT Harley helps put electric motorcycles in spotlight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58130039-68/electric-motorcycles-zero-harley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58130039-68/electric-motorcycles-zero-harley.html.csp">Harley helps put electric motorcycles in spotlight</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN KEKIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T16:25:02.43-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 04:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Princetown, N.Y. • When Maggie McNally-Bradshaw and husband Curt hop on their electric motorcycles and twist the throttles, they get a rush like no other. Or maybe a WHOOSH! “There is that sense of being at the beginning of something new, and part of our future as far as ecology,” said McNally-Bradshaw, chairwoman of the American Motorcyclist Association. “People think it’s novel. Then they realize it’s powerful stuff. The technology is improving by leaps and bounds. It’s coming.” While startups...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58130039@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:25:02 MDT NASA to launch global warming satellite after loss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58130017-68/carbon-nasa-rocket-dioxide.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58130017-68/carbon-nasa-rocket-dioxide.html.csp">NASA to launch global warming satellite after loss</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALICIA CHANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Science Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T16:18:02.237-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 04:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Five years after a NASA satellite to track carbon dioxide plunged into the ocean after liftoff, the space agency is launching a carbon copy — this time on a different rocket. The $468 million mission is designed to study the main driver of climate change emitted from smokestacks and tailpipes. Some of the carbon dioxide is sucked up by trees and oceans, and the rest is lofted into the atmosphere, trapping the sun’s heat and warming the planet. NASA suffered a major scientific — and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581300172014-06-29T16:18:02.237-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-29T16:18:02.237-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58130017@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:18:02 MDT Mormon missionaries ordered to remove flagpole from peak http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58114138-78/wilderness-flagpole-utah-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58114138-78/wilderness-flagpole-utah-lake.html.csp">Mormon missionaries ordered to remove flagpole from peak</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T16:13:41.618-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 04:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Leaders of a Salt Lake City Mormon mission are working with the U.S. Forest Service to figure out what to do about an 8-foot flagpole cemented into the rock at Mount Olympus’ summit by a group of missionaries. Hikers discovered the flagpole, with a U.S. flag flying above an autographed LDS mission T-shirt, this week on the craggy summit, which is part of a wilderness area. The last names of eight elders were written in colored marker. “Go Baptize! Only Utah Salt Lake City EAST Mission,” sa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58114138@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:13:41 MDT Pro sports or mission? Jabari Parker latest Mormon star to choose the former http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58115194-77/church-mission-parker-serve.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58115194-77/church-mission-parker-serve.html.csp">Pro sports or mission? Jabari Parker latest Mormon star to choose the former</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALEX THOMPSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> New York Times News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T23:20:10.418-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 11:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Thursday night, an NBA team will select Jabari Parker, a 19-year-old basketball prodigy, with one of the top picks in the 2014 draft. While he poses for the cameras with his new team’s jersey, tens of thousands of young Mormon men will be preparing uniforms of their own, the white shirt and black name tag of missionaries, as they begin knocking on doors in countries around the world. It was through this missionary service that Mormons traveled to the small island nation of Tonga and converte...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58115194@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 23:20:10 MDT Cousteau nears end of underwater living experiment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58112895-68/cousteau-living-mission-aquarius.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58112895-68/cousteau-living-mission-aquarius.html.csp">Cousteau nears end of underwater living experiment</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER KAY and WILFREDO LEE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T08:02:02.518-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 08:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Aquarius Reef Base, Fla. • Fabien Cousteau has a week left in his 31-day underwater living experiment in the Florida Keys, and he’s not exactly eager to return to the surface. “If anything, I’m panicking about the lack of time we have left,” he said. “I’m feeling really comfortable and happy down here.” In an interview Tuesday with The Associated Press inside Aquarius Reef Base, 63 feet below the surface of the waters off Key Largo, Cousteau said the scientists from Florida International Univers...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58112895@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:02:02 MDT Kirby: Mormon missionary companions can be friends or foes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58057867-80/mission-adyson-kirby-companions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58057867-80/mission-adyson-kirby-companions.html.csp">Kirby: Mormon missionary companions can be friends or foes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Kirby</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T22:30:20.074-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Our neighbors’ eldest daughter, Adyson Short, left Wednesday on an LDS Spanish-speaking mission to Arizona. She is one of the billion or so young women who rushed to answer the church’s call to serve. OK, it wasn’t so much a call as it was a simple lowering of the age requirement. When it dropped from 21 to 19, just about every young woman in my ward signed up or made plans to go. Adyson got her call in February and is only now just leaving. Depending on one’s temperament, that’s nearly five mo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58057867@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 22:30:20 MDT Book review: Steve Berry is back with ‘The Lincoln Myth’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57981393-223/berry-lincoln-malone-myth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57981393-223/berry-lincoln-malone-myth.html.csp">Book review: Steve Berry is back with ‘The Lincoln Myth’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JEFF AYERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T11:05:02.25-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 11:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A quick favor plunges former government agent Cotton Malone into a conspiracy with ties to both his personal life and a pivotal moment in American history in Steve Berry’s “The Lincoln Myth.” Malone, who has retired to his bookshop in Copenhagen, Denmark, receives a call from his former boss asking him to help another agent grab an informant. Soon bullets are flying. Malone must see the mission to the bitter end, especially since one of the masterminds behind the plot was involved with Cassiopei...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579813932014-06-04T11:05:02.25-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-04T11:05:02.25-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57981393@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 11:05:02 MDT Archuleta tells the world: ‘I’m not dead!’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58017930-66/archuleta-mission-everybody-music.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58017930-66/archuleta-mission-everybody-music.html.csp">Archuleta tells the world: ‘I’m not dead!’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T11:18:39.486-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 11:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">David Archuleta has three words for the world: “I’m not dead!” The Utah singer, and season 7 “American Idol” runner-up, put a video blog post up on YouTube on Friday, letting his fans know he’s back from his mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — and is ready to make music. Most importantly, he said, he’s ready to make music his way. “Before, I had no idea what I was doing. And I’ll just make everybody happy, even though everybody wants different things,” Archuleta said. “...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58017930@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 11:18:39 MDT Nixon delays mission plans, will play basketball for BYU in 2014-15 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58020024-65/nixon-byu-season-mission.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58020024-65/nixon-byu-season-mission.html.csp">Nixon delays mission plans, will play basketball for BYU in 2014-15</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-02T21:07:02.52-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 09:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU’s basketball team might not be so thin inside next season after all. Monday, coach Dave Rose announced that forward Dalton Nixon of Orem High School will enroll at BYU this fall and be available to play this season. Nixon, son of former BYU standout Kevin Nixon, signed a National Letter of Intent last November to play for BYU after committing to Rose in the summer of 2012. His original plan was to go on a church mission before enrolling. In fact, Nixon had already received his mission call —...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58020024@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 21:07:02 MDT