SpaceX to Launch Falcon 9 Rocket #Spaceflight SSO-A @1:32pm EST

This is the second delay for the launch. A Falcon 9 launches to orbit for an unprecedented third time. The rocket was originally scheduled to be launched on November 19 but it was delayed to conduct further inspections. Following a bit less than ... More..

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3 astronauts blast off to International Space Station
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

3 astronauts blast off to International Space Station

October's aborted trip saw two astronauts forced to make an emergency landing just minutes after take off. Last month, Roscosmos tweeted a video of the October 11 failed Soyuz rocket launch that forced ...More..

Riot debris covers Paris streets; 133 injured, 412 arrested
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Riot debris covers Paris streets; 133 injured, 412 arrested

Paris prosecutor Remy Heitz said 378 people remained in police custody as of Sunday evening. President Emmanuel Macron said scenes of "chaos" aren't representative of the "legitimate anger" roiling Fra...More..

The InSight Lander Of NASA Has Arrived Its Destination
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

The InSight Lander Of NASA Has Arrived Its Destination

NASA engineers Kris Bruvold (left) and Sandy Krasner (right) celebrate after the InSight lander safely touched down on Mars. "WALL-E and EVE performed just as we expected them to", said MarCO chief enginee...More..

Global warming outpacing efforts to slow it
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Global warming outpacing efforts to slow it

Increased emissions and lagging action means the gap between what is likely to happen and what needs to be done to avoid unsafe climate change is larger this year than ever. "If the IPCC report represented a ...More..

Cheers as Mars InSight spacecraft lands on Red Planet
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Cheers as Mars InSight spacecraft lands on Red Planet

PASADENA , California - NASA's Mars lander InSight touched down safely on the surface of the Red Planet on Monday to begin its two-year mission as the first spacecraft created to explore the deep interior of ...More..

Draper in space race for $2.6b in NASA moonshot contracts
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Draper in space race for $2.6b in NASA moonshot contracts

The picture of McCandless floating by himself in the blackness of space, with the blue Earth in the background, is one of NASA's most iconic. The move is part of NASA's goal of sending people to the Moon ...More..

Elon Musk Smoking Weed 'Not Appropriate Behavior — NASA Chief
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Elon Musk Smoking Weed 'Not Appropriate Behavior — NASA Chief

America's next Moon landing will be made by private companies - not NASA. NASA's going back to the moon. This "Moon to Mars " program includes working with global and commercial partners to send humans ba...More..

NASA's InSight spacecraft successfully lands on Mars after six-month journey
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

NASA's InSight spacecraft successfully lands on Mars after six-month journey

The solar arrays are key to helping InSight function. These twin Cubesats are the first of their kind to ever travel to another planet, and are already, successfully relaying important data to Earth, connecti...More..

Scientist Who Gene-Edited Babies Speaks at Conference, Addresses Controversial Research
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Scientist Who Gene-Edited Babies Speaks at Conference, Addresses Controversial Research

Asked whether there were any other edited gene pregnancies as part of his trials, He said there was another "potential" pregnancy and replied "yes" to a follow-up question as to whether it was a "chemical p...More..

Trump doesn't believe his own govt's climate warning
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Trump doesn't believe his own govt's climate warning

We speak with Kristie Ebi, a professor of global health at the University of Washington in Seattle and the lead author of the report's chapter on the human health impacts of climate change. He also pointed out ...More..

Nasa's latest Mars craft nears landing for unprecedented seismic mission
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Nasa's latest Mars craft nears landing for unprecedented seismic mission

ET. " InSight is the first mission sent to look at the interior of Mars", Tanya Harrison, Director of Research for the NewSpace Initiative, Arizona State University, told Gizmodo . InSight had a six-minute ...More..

White House plays down climate report's alarming findings
by | Monday, November 26, 2018

White House plays down climate report's alarming findings

The White House has reportedly organized a side event during the Katowice talks to celebrate coal and other fossil fuels, to be led by Wells Griffith, Trump's worldwide energy and climate strategist. Climat...More..

Curiosity Tweets Touching Message Ahead Of The InSight Mars Landing
by | Monday, November 26, 2018

Curiosity Tweets Touching Message Ahead Of The InSight Mars Landing

InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) is based on 2008's Phoenix Lander , which itself used components left over from the cancelled Mars Surveyor 2001 lander. ...More..

Climate Change Is Already Hurting U.S. Communities, Federal Report Says
by | Monday, November 26, 2018

Climate Change Is Already Hurting U.S. Communities, Federal Report Says

The region - the most densely populated in the nation - will hit that warming milestone more than two decades before global average temperatures reach the same level, according to the comprehensive new report, ...More..

MIT Experimental Plane Can Fly Silently, With No Jets or Propellers
by | Saturday, November 24, 2018

MIT Experimental Plane Can Fly Silently, With No Jets or Propellers

Researchers at MIT have achieved the first sustained flight powered by ionic wind . Prof Barrett said he watched the TV series avidly at home when he was growing up in England. Ionic technologies have alwa...More..

NASA Selects Jezero Crater Landing Site for Mars 2020 Rover
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

NASA Selects Jezero Crater Landing Site for Mars 2020 Rover

It's been many years in the making, but NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission is now in the home stretch. The $2.5 billion (roughly Rs. 17,800 crores) rover is planned to launch in July 2020, and land in Februar...More..

NASA to review workplace safety culture at SpaceX, Boeing
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

NASA to review workplace safety culture at SpaceX, Boeing

The Air Force also reportedly looked into Musk's behavior. On Monday, Musk tweeted that SpaceX would be changing the name of its upcoming commercial space vehicle to Starship, which Bridenstine retweeted....More..

Plastic-ridden whale carcass raises concerns about B.C. wildlife
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Plastic-ridden whale carcass raises concerns about B.C. wildlife

WWF Indonesia's Dwi Suprati said while researchers weren't able to ascertain how the whale died the find is "truly awful". Social Media / Reuters Plastic found in the whale's stomach. Luhut Binsar Pandjait...More..

Qatar launches Es'hail-2 satellite
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Qatar launches Es'hail-2 satellite

When the booster launched Thursday might fly again is not yet known, but SpaceX founder Elon Musk has said the block 5 version is created to fly up to 100 times with overhauls every 10 launches or so. The...More..

by | Friday, November 16, 2018

"Chinese artificial sun" pushes past 100 million degrees

The experimental advanced superconducting tokamak (EAST), or the "Chinese artificial sun ", achieved an electron temperature of over 100 million degrees in its core plasma, a key step towards the test running ...More..

Super-Earth Discovered Orbiting Closest Single Star to the Sun
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Super-Earth Discovered Orbiting Closest Single Star to the Sun

The discovery is reported in the journal Nature . That's hard to do because, viewed from Earth, the planet is close to the star and swamped by its glare. The European Space Agency's Gaia mission could eventual...More..

Private Baikonur conducted the first launch of
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Private Baikonur conducted the first launch of

Rocket Lab's Electron rocket rises from its launch pad on New Zealand's Mahia Peninsula. While issues had delayed this launch for months, Sunday's event went off without a hitch. The private space race is ...More..

Stephen Hawking auction of personal items raises $2.48m
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Stephen Hawking auction of personal items raises $2.48m

The auction was titled as "On the Shoulder of Giants " which is a reference to the famous phrase once used by Newton: "If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants". When Cambridge Unive...More..

Another UK minister quits over 'travesty of Brexit'
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Another UK minister quits over 'travesty of Brexit'

A spokesperson for May's office said later Friday that under no circumstances would a second referendum be held. "It's time for all of us in the Labour party to make the full-throated case for a people's ...More..

Stephen Hawking’s Wheelchair and Doctoral Thesis Sell in Multimillion Dollar Auction
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Stephen Hawking’s Wheelchair and Doctoral Thesis Sell in Multimillion Dollar Auction

A signed copy of his 117-page dissertation - one of only five - titled Properties of Expanding Universes from 1965 secured the top price of £584,750. Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time , 1988, first A...More..

Day After Diwali, Delhi's Air Quality is 11 Times the Permissible Limit
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Day After Diwali, Delhi's Air Quality is 11 Times the Permissible Limit

Delhi's air quality is expected to remain in the "severe" category over the next two days as the smoke emitted by fire crackers has slowed down the process of pollutant dispersion, a report by a government-run...More..

There ARE Contingency Plans In Place For An Alien Landing, Astronomer Claims
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

There ARE Contingency Plans In Place For An Alien Landing, Astronomer Claims

First spotted by the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawaii in October 2017, the unusual, fast-moving object has puzzled astronomers since its discovery. Loeb told NBC News that the idea that Oumuamua could be al...More..

Federal judge in Montana blocks construction of Keystone XL pipeline
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Federal judge in Montana blocks construction of Keystone XL pipeline

What is the Keystone XL Pipeline? The state department has now been ordered to do a more thorough review of the affect on issues like the climate. Neither TransCanada nor the State Department could immediat...More..

Delhi’s Air Quality Deteriorates To ‘Severe’ Ahead Of Diwali
by | Monday, November 05, 2018

Delhi’s Air Quality Deteriorates To ‘Severe’ Ahead Of Diwali

Four areas in Delhi marked "severe" air quality whereas 29 areas recorded "very poor" air quality, as per a CPCB data. Amita Wattal, principal of Springdales, Pusa Road in Delhi, said the school is organisi...More..