Jared Griffin - KMXT
The Coast Guard announced Friday that it received permission from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to no longer enforce the mandate that requires anyone traveling on commercial maritime vessels, including ferries, to wear a mask in outdoor areas.
A group of friends were enjoying warm weather in Monashka Bay, when the winds picked up and they fond themselves pushed far out to sea without a paddle. Fortunately, they had a cell phone.
About 15 minutes from the planned launch, a boat had wandered into the waterway hazard zone, an area south of Narrow Cape that must be clear for the launch.
While the Kodiak Emergency Operations Center keeps a list of recommended supplies for emergencies, that list didn't contain facemasks.
The company had a failed launch in March.
A Florida company said that it will send eight people to space on a near-zero emissions spacecraft.