While Rotten Tomatoes reviewers gave the film Northwest Passage with Spencer Tracy, a 100 rating, this was a totally misleading title, for the movie ended just before that search was supposed to have begun. The sequel could have been called by that name, but did not happen.
He used a tiny vessel, the Gjoa, so that he could navigate the shallow depths. Clever and persistent guy. He was also first to reach the South Pole in 1911.
- 1984, Lindblad Explorer broke the ice, but unfortunately struck an Antarctic iceberg and sank in 2007
- 2010, Hapag-Lloyd Cruise ships MS Hanseatic (above) sailed from Greenland to Rome, while the MS Bremen (below) started in Nome and arrived in Reykjavik. They met in the High Arctic near Cambridge Bay.
- 2012 (August 18 through September 12), MS The World (world's largest privately-owned cruise ship) did a Northwest Passage cruise from USA to Greenland (Nome, Alaska to Nuuk, Greenland).
won't actually land on the Moon, and I couldn't find a timetable. People have placed deposits. However, competition. Moon Express announced a vacation on the moon for only $10,000. Don't hold your breath, for this opportunity might still be ten years away.
Inspiration Mars Foundation to select a married couple as the crew for launch in 2018. However, NASA did not cooperate, so, I guess this planetary honeymoon is dead.
Mars One project will take you to Mars in 2032. It will not cost you anything, but, perhaps your life, for you will be sent to colonize. It is reported that 202,586 actual humans showed initial interest. Well, a later admission was that this number actually involved 2,761 applicants, still incredible.
Martian City of a million people. He has, though, re-engineered his thinking and pushed this goal into a 50-100 year timeframe, essentially eliminating anyone living today from participating. Forget your planned Mars vacation for now, but read about his plan.
At this time, nothing serious is being projected. In the West Pacific, Typhoon Noru continues to meander in a circle. Who knows what can still happen. This is a very strange storm.