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  • In the end NASA named the station Tranquility -- in honor of the touchdown site of Apollo 11 -- but gave Colbert's name to an on-station exercise machine.

    NASA Watch: June 2009 Archives

  • Sponsored by and, two of the world's foremost sea turtle protection organizations, these unique expeditions spend 10-12 days on-station, operating from the 130-foot MV Argo, a fully-outfitted live-aboard vessel.

    Wallace J Nichols: Three Places To Help The Ocean

  • We have forty minutes on-station time before we need a drink.

    A Nightmare’s Prayer

  • Sector United was crowded—it was the only bank on-station that was multi-species-friendly, including a private office for methane breathers and decking-level teller terminals for four-legged patrons like Skoggi.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • By the early 1930s, they could be found on the personnel manning submarines, and a decade later the navy approved khakis for on-station wear, but only by senior officers.

    The Style Checklist

  • Put out a couple of juicy "Q" ships on-station and fire-for-effect when they fire on the ship or attempt to board.

    "The central question for lawyers was a narrow one..."

  • You can order the dropship to remain on-station after delivering units and use it as a gun platform or a scout before it runs out of fuel and has to return to base.

    Ground Control II: Operation Exodus

  • And if fighters are present...well, ten SU-30MKK four on-station CAP plus Ready Flight plus two can carry up to 80 AAMs, severely attriting any attack launched from long range.

    "US Developing Separate JSF for Foreign Partners"

  • I'm sure that somewhere a cost-benefit analysis was done and it was determined that the financial and personnel risks of depressurizing on-station were outweighed by the potential for employee skimming of valuably arranged carbon atoms if the depressurization and initial inventory were conducted in space.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Truth of it is, GGRI doesn't want gas-moles stealing diamonds, and the only way they can make sure of that is to have the diamonds unloaded on-station.

    Asimov's Science Fiction


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