reconnoitering


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It is that kind of thinking that has opened up possibilities for the National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA) mission planners to consider reconnoitering the surface of Mars for soil samples and to seek signs of life.
After I finished reconnoitering the third bridge, I only had to get to the railroad bridge and be picked up in the reconnaissance boat.
One historian wrote of the Scouts: "Always in front of the main column, the Scouts bore the brunt of the advance, reconnoitering and maintaining contact with the enemy.
These maps, intended to be vital resources to assist the user in reconnoitering the ground where the battle was fought, are critically flawed and contain many errors.
After a morning of reconnoitering in town I headed for the Norman Rockwell Museum, a short drive up Route 102 from the heart of Stockbridge to Route 183.
Console cowboys and Mondo 2000 fans may despair the absence of a full-fledged parallel cyberuniverse in Virtual Reality, but Gibson is reconnoitering, with ingenuity and humor, a future no farther away than Madonna's 50th birthday.
Heintzelman's III Corps, Army of the Potomac; fought with distinction at Williamsburg (May 5) and Fair Oaks (May 31); fought at Second Bull Run (August 29-30) and helped check Jackson's pursuit at Chantilly; he was killed while reconnoitering at Chantilly on September 1, 1862.
Strategies were developed days in advance, with reconnoitering and secret assignments given.
We were reconnoitering another area of France and yes, this time, I think we've found it.
After reconnoitering and confirming the position, the weapons squad leader signals security (FO RTO and two ammunition bearers (ABs) and gun #1 (gunner) to move into position.