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Museum Mandala Jogjakarta, Part I

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OK , surely one of you consider going to a museum is something that is ludicrous , especially in Indonesia , the profiles of people who go to the museum are school students or students who are looking for a reference . Rarely are ordinary people who visit . And the image we are going to the museum so far , bleak , boring , haunted ? But this one is different museum , the museum is always dreamed to go. The museum that I wanted to go since junior high school , especially since i know Angkasa Magazine . Yup this is the Museum Mandala , Air and Space Museum , or whatever can you call it, essentially this is a museum displaying Indonesian military flying machines . From the magazine I know that in this museum displayed many Indonesian fighter planes . And finally I had a chance to Mandala Museum in Jogjakarta one month ago with my friend ( who happened to also

Send My Face To Space For Free!

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Yesterday I visited one of my favorite sites is Oddee.com . There is no news about a new company that offers service to send your picture into space at a cost of no more than $ 10. Cheap is not it? but as lovers of free stuff I'm trying to find an alternative from Google. Well after searching I found an interesting NASA site. His name was Face In Space . NASA wants to put a picture of you on one of the two remaining space shuttle missions and launch it into orbit. To launch your face into space. Quite cool is not it? just upload your photo along with the name after that some cropping a bit and you'll get the confirmation page with your flight information. Is that all? no. Return to this site after launch to print your Flight Certificate - a commemorative certificate signed by the Mission Commander. You can Also check on mission status, view mission photographs, links to Various NASA educational resources and follow the commander and crew on Tw

Finally, i feel the volcanic ash

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A few weeks ago in Yogyakarta, the province in the south of Java island, again adorn the national news. Mount Merapi, which is one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia, erupted again. Effects of volcanic eruptions in the form of material to the other provinces. My city is located on the north side of Java island is relatively safe, but not so with the cities immediately adjacent to the province of Yogyakarta. Cities like Sleman and Magelang been covered by volcanic ash like snow. Fortunately, in early November I had to take an entrance exam admission official from the Ministry of Agriculture in Magelang. I think this is a good opportunity to see firsthand the situation there. Once entering the town of Magelang many masks vendors offer wares for Rp 5000. According to the government we are obliged to wear masks because the volcanic ash can cause respiratory disease, the atmosphere in Magelang itself is not too bad. Indeed there is little ash flying t