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Astronomers spot first evidence of baby planet being born

Astronomers spot first evidence of baby planet being born

This large young planet is forming around a star called AB Aurigae that is about 2.4 times the mass of the sun and located in our Milky Way galaxy 520 light years from Earth , researchers said on Wed...

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NASA and SpaceX Will Soon Send Humans Into Space

NASA and SpaceX Will Soon Send Humans Into Space

The Demo-2 mission aims to test the feasibility of the SpaceX crew transport system, according to NASA officials. For Dejero, its PathWay encoders/transmitters has been inserted into a portable br...

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ULA successfully launches Atlas V, X-37B spaceplane

ULA successfully launches Atlas V, X-37B spaceplane

The previous mission lasted a record two years, with a touchdown shrouded in darkness at NASA's Kennedy Space Center last year. The liftoff of the aircraft occurred immediately 24 hours after the po...

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1st storm of hurricane season to miss us

1st storm of hurricane season to miss us

A tropical storm warning - which means 40 mph or better winds had been anticipated someplace within the warning space throughout the subsequent 24 hours - was issued for parts of the Outer Banks f...

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Tourism Minister urges states to open in July after Palaszczuk comments

Tourism Minister urges states to open in July after Palaszczuk comments

With worldwide borders closed for the foreseeable future due to coronavirus , the Federal Government wants to re-boot Australia's tourism industry, which provides around 700,000 jobs, by encouraging ...

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SpaceX Demo-2 Crew Dragon Arrives at Kennedy Ahead of Launch

SpaceX Demo-2 Crew Dragon Arrives at Kennedy Ahead of Launch

The agency is working with private companies like SpaceX to launch humans to the station, ending a almost decade-long reliance on the Russian space agency for rides. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Do...

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COVID patients testing positive after recovery aren't infectious, South Korean study shows

COVID patients testing positive after recovery aren't infectious, South Korean study shows

Of 790 contacts of the 285 cases where a person tested positive again, no case was found that was infected exclusively from contact with relapse cases during relapse period. Seventy-five high school...

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Nasa head of human spaceflight suddenly resigns days before 'historic' space mission

Nasa head of human spaceflight suddenly resigns days before 'historic' space mission

In a statement, NASA said former astronaut Ken Bowersox , who served as acting chief of human spaceflight before Loverro took over a year ago, will return to that role on an acting basis. Nasa indi...

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Mud on Mars Seems to Flow like Earth’s Lava

Mud on Mars Seems to Flow like Earth’s Lava

The study, which was led by scientists from the Czech Academy of Sciences' Institute of Geophysics, focused on Martian volcanoes that emit mudflows instead of molten rock. Water-rich sediments were ...

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Governor Urges Caution at Coast as Arthur Approaches North Carolina

Governor Urges Caution at Coast as Arthur Approaches North Carolina

Tropical Storm Arthur is getting closer to the North Carolina coast. "Minor inundation from storm surge is possible for very low-lying areas adjacent to the ocean, sounds, and rivers, with overwash ...

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Unmanned US space plane launched from Florida

Unmanned US space plane launched from Florida

Delayed a day by bad weather, this marked just the second rocket launch for the newly established Space Force. ULA says it was critical to perform the launch of the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle, despi...

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Space Force launches X-37B plane into orbit for secret mission

Space Force launches X-37B plane into orbit for secret mission

The missions was launched on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 501 launch vehicle May 17 from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The X-37B is the newest and most ad...

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NASA Official: US Hopes Russia Will Support Artemis Space Development Accords

NASA Official: US Hopes Russia Will Support Artemis Space Development Accords

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA ) on Friday announced a global set of principles for space exploration for worldwide organizations called the 'Artemis Accords '. Many nations...

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First storm of the Atlantic hurricane season sets records in Florida

First storm of the Atlantic hurricane season sets records in Florida

NHC says that a turn toward the northeast with an increase in forward speed is expected to occur during the next 24 to 48 hours. The Center also said risky coastal surf conditions and rip currents a...

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US military's mystery space plane rockets back into orbit

US military's mystery space plane rockets back into orbit

The Boeing-made X-37B is an unmanned, reusable spacecraft that takes off vertically and lands horizontally on a runway. "Congratulations on the 6th mission of the X-37B reusable spacecraft", Defense...

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Tropical Storm Watch in effect for the Outer Banks

Tropical Storm Watch in effect for the Outer Banks

Saturday, is slowly gathering strength and is anticipated to continue to organize as it moves to the northeast, parallel to the Florida coast. The NHC intensity forecast calls for the system to beco...

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Invasive 4-foot lizard threatening wildlife in Georgia, officials say

Invasive 4-foot lizard threatening wildlife in Georgia, officials say

As non-native species, tegus in the wild are not protected by wildlife regulations or laws and can legally be trapped or killed, officials said. The Argentine black and white tegu - named for its ...

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Watch the Air Force launch its experimental X-37B space plane tomorrow

Watch the Air Force launch its experimental X-37B space plane tomorrow

The launch was originally set for Saturday, but it had to be pushed back twice due to weather conditions. On Saturday, the United Launch Alliance (ULA) is concentrating on a liftoff time of 8:24 A...

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Katherine Johnson, Famed NASA Mathematician, Is Dead at 101

Katherine Johnson, Famed NASA Mathematician, Is Dead at 101

Despite her top grades, though, she was unable to find a job in academia during a time when African Americans were heavily discriminated against. Instead, she became a school teacher. "I counted eve...

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COVID-19 distancing on display as Quebec legislature resumes sitting

COVID-19 distancing on display as Quebec legislature resumes sitting

Stores and other small businesses are scheduled to open May 25 but Mr. Legault said he has not made a final decision on that. "I know it's been tough for people in the Montreal region", Legault said...

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India’s carbon emissions seen falling first time in four decades

India’s carbon emissions seen falling first time in four decades

In addition, energy-related emissions from coal accounted for 21 percent of the 2019 total. Weeks of lockdown have eased India's chronic air pollution, raising hopes of a more sustainable solution. ...

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Federal Wage Subsidy Extended

Federal Wage Subsidy Extended

But so far, it has paid out only $3.4 billion for some 1.7 million workers. In his address to the nation, Trudeau said the closures won't last forever and thanked Canadians for staying home and allo...

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Tornado watch issued for Central and Western Massachusetts Friday

Tornado watch issued for Central and Western Massachusetts Friday

The watch is in effect now until midnight for the Kansas City area as well as parts of northwest Missouri, northeast Kansas and south-central Iowa. Scattered thunderstorms are expected to form over ...

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SpaceX docking simulator lets you play astronaut

SpaceX docking simulator lets you play astronaut

In two weeks, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is set to carry astronauts for the first time and transport to the launchpad will naturally be a Tesla. The announcement comes a fortnight before SpaceX is...

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Coronavirus spead quickly around the world in late 2019, study shows

Coronavirus spead quickly around the world in late 2019, study shows

The tiny genetic changes identified weren't evenly distributed throughout the virus genome. "If we focus our efforts on parts of the virus that are less likely to mutate, we have a better chance of de...

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Gradual reopening of national parks, historic sites to be announced

Gradual reopening of national parks, historic sites to be announced

Included in the reopening plans are certain national parks, national historic sites, historic waterways, and national marine conservation areas. Some National Parks will be allowed to partially reop...

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Massive Chinese rocket falls back to Earth, largest in decades

Massive Chinese rocket falls back to Earth, largest in decades

The objects haven't been confirmed to be part of the Long March 5B rocket. That rocket was created to carry up to eight tons into Earth-Moon transfer orbit, or up to five tons into Earth-Mars transf...

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SpaceX’s New Simulator Lets You Dock Spacecraft with ISS

SpaceX’s New Simulator Lets You Dock Spacecraft with ISS

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said earlier this month that the two countries were close to an agreement for the seat, saying it was to be signed " within days " and stressing that American astr...

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Dept. of Interior approves massive solar project for Nevada

Dept. of Interior approves massive solar project for Nevada

California has committed to zero-emission electricity by 2045, and Nevada is seeking to generate half of its power from renewable sources by 2030. More information about the project can be found he...

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Tom Cruise is officially shooting a movie in space, NASA confirms

Tom Cruise is officially shooting a movie in space, NASA confirms

Deadline experiences that no studio is hooked up but, however that the film goes to be "an action adventure" - utterly in Cruise's wheelhouse. In the 2015 "Mission: Impossible" film , the acto...

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Projections show COVID-19 deaths in Montreal could soar if confinement lifted

Projections show COVID-19 deaths in Montreal could soar if confinement lifted

If restrictions are lifted, "it is still hard to determine the trajectory of the epidemic" in Greater Montreal, according to Quebec's public health institute, which worked with experts from Laval Univ...

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Spaceship Earth : The Documentary Film

Spaceship Earth : The Documentary Film

This incident happened in 1991, and from that incident, Matt Wolf is come up with the American Documentary film, it's called Spaceship Earth . To participate in our monthly film series Through the...

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Brazilian Amazon deforestation hits new Jan-Apr high

Brazilian Amazon deforestation hits new Jan-Apr high

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon soared 85 percent previous year, to 10,123 square kilometers (3,900 square miles), the first time it crossed the 10,000 mark since records began in 2008, accordin...

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The Polar Vortex Could Bring Snow to the Northeast This Weekend

The Polar Vortex Could Bring Snow to the Northeast This Weekend

This year the polar vortex stayed put, and the East had an unusually mild cold season. Around this time of year, the polar vortex breaks up, but this breakup is a bit different, said Judah Cohen, a ...

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New Images Of Jupiter's Stormy Atmosphere Were Revealed

New Images Of Jupiter's Stormy Atmosphere Were Revealed

Sferics is the abbreviation for atmosphere, while the whistles are named after the hissing tone they made. Hubble and Gemini provide high-resolution observations at a distance, which can be used to ...

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