MISSION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MISSION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Spacewalking astronauts release baby satellite http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58309772-68/russian-satellite-artemiev-astronauts.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58309772-68/russian-satellite-artemiev-astronauts.html.csp">Spacewalking astronauts release baby satellite</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARCIA DUNN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T13:28:31.374-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 01:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cape Canaveral, Fla. • Spacewalking astronauts launched a tiny Peruvian research satellite Monday, setting it loose on a mission to observe Earth. Russian Oleg Artemiev cast the 4-inch box off with his gloved right hand as the International Space Station sailed 260 miles above the cloud-flecked planet. The nanosatellite gently tumbled as it cleared the vicinity of the orbiting complex, precisely as planned. “One, two, three,” someone called out in Russian as Artemiev let go of the satellite. Cam...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583097722014-08-18T13:28:31.374-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T13:28:31.374-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309772@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:28:31 MDT Ukraine OKs Red Cross-led aid mission to east http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58284329-68/ukraine-russian-government-ukrainian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58284329-68/ukraine-russian-government-ukrainian.html.csp">Ukraine OKs Red Cross-led aid mission to east</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YURAS KARMANAU </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and PETER LEONARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T21:18:09.188-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Donetsk, Ukraine • Ukrainian forces on Monday zeroed in on rebel strongholds as the government welcomed an international humanitarian relief mission into the rebellious east involving Russia, the United States and the European Union. The mission will be conducted under the auspices of the International Committee of the Red Cross. The organization said in a statement it is ready to facilitate the operation with the involvement of all sides concerned following a Russian initiative to provide huma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582843292014-08-11T21:18:09.188-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T21:18:09.188-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284329@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:18:09 MDT Medical condition forces BYU hoops signee Emery's early mission release http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58269271-65/emery-outlet-thoracic-medical.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58269271-65/emery-outlet-thoracic-medical.html.csp">Medical condition forces BYU hoops signee Emery's early mission release</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="2014-08-07T10:11:45.517-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 10:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nick Emery, the former Lone Peak High basketball star who signed with BYU in 2013 prior to an LDS Church mission to Germany, is returning home due to a medical condition that likely requires surgery. Emery’s brother, former BYU star Jackson Emery, posted on Twitter that Nick is coming home Wednesday night from Frankfurt, Germany. Also, Emery’s Facebook page posted this explanation Wednesday evening: “Elder Emery has recently been dealing with worsening conditions of thoracic outlet syndrome. He ...</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> 58269271@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:11:45 MDT Comet joined by space probe after 10-year pursuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58267286-68/rosetta-comet-probe-mars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58267286-68/rosetta-comet-probe-mars.html.csp">Comet joined by space probe after 10-year pursuit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FRANK JORDANS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T15:41:13.692-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 03:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Darmstadt, Germany • Turning what seemed like a science fiction tale into reality, an unmanned probe swung alongside a comet on Wednesday after a 4-billion mile (6.4-billion kilometer) chase through outer space over the course of a decade. Europe’s Rosetta probe will orbit and study the giant lump of dust and ice as it hurtles toward the sun and, if all goes according to plan, drop a lander onto the comet in the coming months. Rosetta turned up as planned for its rendezvous with comet 67P/Churyu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582672862014-08-06T15:41:13.692-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T15:41:13.692-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267286@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:41:13 MDT Op-ed: I’m Maddy, and I’m so much more than just bipolar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58211891-82/bipolar-maddy-disorder-cancer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58211891-82/bipolar-maddy-disorder-cancer.html.csp">Op-ed: I’m Maddy, and I’m so much more than just bipolar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Maddy Stutz</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T17:13:57.841-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hello, I’m crazy, insane, a lunatic, nuts, a freak, disturbed, confused, spastic, disabled, mad, mental, weird, different, odd, a problem, scary, ill, brain dead, demented, need a straight-jacket, anti-social, bonkers, childish, distressed, drugged-up, embarrassing, handicapped, indecisive, irrational, lost, not all there, a nutcase, an oddball, paranoid, scary, strange, tiring, unapproachable, unstable, wacky ... bipolar.  These phrases are what people with mental disorders are eternally stampe...</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> 58211891@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:13:57 MDT 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. All rights reserved. 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