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Mar 04 2019

‘Astronaut’ dummy Ripley rides aboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon bound for space station

EST (1307 GMT). The Demo-1 mission, SpaceX's inaugural flight with NASA's Commercial Crew Program , will provide the teams an end-to-end flight test to ensure the sp...

Feb 15 2019

Mars rover: Rover bites the dust on Mars, ending 15-year mission

Mars 2020 project system engineer Jennifer Trosper, left, points to a replica of the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity on 13/2/19. The Mars rover's team made its la...

Jan 19 2019

Lunar eclipse coming to Winnipeg this weekend

He plans to attend an eclipse party at Hallock State Park Preserve on New York's Long Island. Not only will the moon be full, but at the same time there will be a "su...

Dec 08 2018

Why have seals been getting eels stuck up their noses?

The removal process took less than a minute and while the seal was uninjured, the eel wasn't so lucky. Researchers aren't certain how eels end up in this tight spot, ...

Dec 07 2018

Global Carbon Emissions Reach Highest Level in Recorded History

A separate study found that Greenland's ice sheet was melting at its fastest rate for at least 350 years, which could lead to a rapid increase in sea levels. In a broader...

Nov 30 2018

We Have The First Mars Images From NASA’s Insight Probe

I thought as I was coming up this week that I was handling it pretty well, but by a few minutes before landing, I was pretty much a basket case."We land on rockets, so th...

Oct 31 2018

Jair Bolsonaro Articulates Regional Conservative Alliance from Brazil

The content of his speech was conciliatory and antagonistic in equal measures, claiming he would be a president "for all Brazilians", while also doubling down on his ...

Oct 13 2018

A Soyuz crew makes an emergency landing after rocket fails

But Peggy Whitson, a retired NASA astronaut who survived a ballistic re-entry in a Soyuz capsule in 2008, described the experience as a harrowing one in an intervi...

Oct 13 2018

Hurricane Michael toll expected to rise

Mr Scott is also keen to avoid problems caused by Hurricane Irma just over a year ago when a lack of workers left many local shelters under-staffed. The hurricane damag...

Oct 12 2018

Officials expect more dead as rescuers probe Florida hurricane debris

Michael flattened homes, plunged communities into darkness and ravaged whole neighborhoods. "Hope is that even if the storm does come, even if I lose my auto, my house,...

Oct 11 2018

What to expect in Orlando area from 'monstrous' Hurricane Michael

The National Hurricane Center reported Michael had maximum sustained wind speeds of 155 miles per hour moments before it hit the shore. Michael's potential of more than...

Oct 07 2018

First suspected 'exomoon' discovered 8000 light-years away

Kipping and study co-author Alex Teachey , a Columbia graduate student, said their observations using Nasa's Hubble Space Telescope and Kepler Space Telescope provided...

Sep 27 2018

Tropical depression Kirk expected to degenerate over next 48 hours

Meanwhile, way out in the Central Atlantic where it's no threat to land, Subtropical Storm Leslie is spinning south at 7 miles per hour and blowing winds of 40 miles pe...

Sep 18 2018

With "Angry Waters" Rising, Officials Warn Of Risk To Life From Florence

Roy Cooper said . In Fayetteville, the Cape Fear River was expected to reach major flood stage at 58 feet (17.6 meters) on Monday and hit almost 62 feet (18.9 meters) ...

Sep 17 2018

4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas

Once a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 140 miles per hour (225 kph), the hurricane was downgraded to a Category 1 on Thursday night. But the hurricane's sheer size m...

Sep 15 2018

SpaceX signs up first private moon traveler

SpaceX is ready to send the world's first private space passenger around the moon. On Monday, the Elon Musk-owned space transportation company will announce the iden...

Sep 14 2018

Florence downgraded to Cat. 2; still potentially deadly storm

Forecasters said parts of North Carolina could get 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain, if not more, with as much as 10 inches (25 centimeters) elsewhere in the state an...

Sep 13 2018

Astronauts on International Space Station showcase power of Hurricane Florence in photos

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released a "mesmerising loop" showing Hurricane Florence from space. People living in North and SC began evacuat...

Sep 13 2018

Hurricane Florence: Georgia declares emergency ahead of 'monster' storm

Hurricane Florence , the monster Category 3 storm taking aim at the North and SC coastline, is expected to make landfall by the end of this week and bring with it d...

Sep 11 2018

TROPICS: Florence expected to produce damaging winds in Carolinas

WILMINGTON - Hurricane Florence is now a Category 4 hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center . It is moving to the west-northwest at 17 miles per hour. I ...