Bye, Bye Beta
HOUSTON – Rain is the only thing left of Beta and it is moving through the Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. This batch of rain will continue to push into the mid-Atlantic states Friday before moving off shore this weekend. Here is a look at what Beta left behind in Southeast Texas:Heavy Rain with Storm Totals over 12′'! Beta has dropped over a foot of rain in some locations in southern Metro Houston. The heaviest rain fell from Ellington Field and Pearland to west Houston.
2 astronauts travel from Houston to Florida before historic manned U.S. launch in 9 years next week
HOUSTON Two astronauts will travel from Houston to Florida on Wednesday, a week before they will participate in the first manned launch from U.S. soil in nearly a decade. NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley will depart Ellington Field aboard a Gulfstream aircraft to travel to Kennedy Space Center. Its an incredible time for NASA, the space program once again launching U.S. crews from Florida," said Hurley. Behnken and Hurley are scheduled to travel to the International Space Station on the SpaceX Demo-2 mission on May 27 at 3:33 p.m. central time. This commercial launch program is really important to us as a station and international community to rotate our astronauts to bring more business to station and more science to station, said Hasbrook.
These are the vintage planes flying over Houston this Sunday
HOUSTON – This Sunday’s ‘Flight to the Finish’ flyover event presented by Lone Star Flight Museum will feature some of the most prominent aircraft that flew during World War II. The planes will depart from Ellington Field at 1:45 p.m. and travel to different parts of Houston, including downtown, the San Jacinto Monument and Memorial Park. These are the planes flying over Houston this Sunday:North American B-25/PBJ-1The B-25/PBJ-1 was a twin-engine medium bomber used by the U.S Military and the Royal Canadian Army, The Skytamer Archive stated. North American P-51 Mustang (Courtesy of Lone Star Flight Museum)North American AT-6/SNJThe AT-6/SNJ was the training plane for pilots prior to combat, explained the Vintage Flying Museum. Ryan L17 Navion (Courtesy of Lone Star Flight Museum)A-36 Bonanza (Photography Plane)Another one of the Beechcraft models emerged from Wichita, Kansas in 1937.
Looking back at 1919 in Houston, Texas and around the world
Looking back at 1919 in Houston, Texas and around the worldAt Ellington Field, soldiers demonstrate the use of a hospital plane to provide aid to wounded men in Houston, Texas, 1919. >>>See more images of notable moments in history from 100 years ago ... less At Ellington Field, soldiers demonstrate the use of a hospital plane to provide aid to wounded men in Houston, Texas, 1919. The year saw the end of World War I, the global devastation of Spanish flu, racial ... more Photo: PhotoQuest/Getty Images Photo: PhotoQuest/Getty Images Image 1 of / 44 Caption Close Looking back at 1919 in Houston, Texas and around the world 1 / 44 Back to GalleryIt was a year of major headlines and historical moments. World War I came to an end. Then on June 28, nations signed the Treaty of Versailles, ending World War I.chron.com
2019 Wings Over Houston airshow flies into Houston this weekend
HOUSTON - The annual Wings Over Houston airshow attracts over 90,000 festival goers year after year. This event is set for Oct. 19-20 at Ellington Field. Houstonians have the opportunity to see a spectacular showcase of Vintage World War II aircrafts and the thrills of modern aviation. Copyright 2019 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.