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June's full strawberry moon rises on Friday

June's full strawberry moon rises on Friday

For the unversed, this is the second penumbral lunar eclipse and the first one happened on January 10. For those who have missed the previous, they can enjoy another eclipse on June 5, which is goin...

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Quebec records 74 new COVID-19 deaths; courthouses to reopen gradually

Quebec records 74 new COVID-19 deaths; courthouses to reopen gradually

He added that more cases are expected as the province relaxes some restrictions, but he assured that situation is under control. "Being COVID case free for nearly a month has opened the door to lift...

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SpaceX mission launches astronauts into orbit

SpaceX mission launches astronauts into orbit

Others contended that it was nothing more than a satellite or space debris. On-board were NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken , the first people ever to make the trip to orbit aboard a ...

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China: Wuhan tests almost 10M citizens in 10 days

China: Wuhan tests almost 10M citizens in 10 days

However, they pose a risk of spreading the disease to others. China does not count asymptomatic cases as confirmed COVID-19 infections. No new asymptomatic cases reported for the first time indicate...

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Sun Produces Biggest Solar Flare in Two Years After Unusual Quiet Period

Sun Produces Biggest Solar Flare in Two Years After Unusual Quiet Period

They're pretty mild, but when they're aimed at our planet, they can trigger some radio blackouts in the polar areas, and radiation storms in near-Earth space could affect the astronauts . These sol...

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SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule completes docking at International Space Station

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule completes docking at International Space Station

Behnken and Hurley's return date is yet to be planned as they aid space research efforts at the short-staffed ISS. "It's great to get the United States back in the crewed launch business, and we'r...

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SpaceX Starship rocket explodes into fireball before ISS launch — NASA explosion

SpaceX Starship rocket explodes into fireball before ISS launch — NASA explosion

The explosion isn't expected to have any impact on tomorrow's launch plans because the two rockets don't use the same technology. The Starship SN4 was by far the longest-lived and most-tested Star...

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Successful mission can show country what's possible — SpaceX NASA astronaut

Successful mission can show country what's possible — SpaceX NASA astronaut

After a ideal launch on Saturday afternoon, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley made history as the first astronauts to arrive at the International Space Station on a commercial spacecraft...

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First SpaceX astronauts to speak from the International Space Station

First SpaceX astronauts to speak from the International Space Station

SpaceX's astronaut-riding Dragon capsule arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday, just hours after a historic liftoff from Florida. The Crew Dragon attached to the Falcon 9 rocket...

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SpaceX's Crew Dragon makes history with successful docking at the ISS

SpaceX's Crew Dragon makes history with successful docking at the ISS

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley aboard the SpaceX Dragon Endeavour have arrived at the International Space Station to join Expedition 63 Commander and NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy ...

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SpaceX Crew Dragon Delivers Two Astronauts to International Space Station

SpaceX Crew Dragon Delivers Two Astronauts to International Space Station

EDT (1429 GMT). The mission was initially supposed to be launched on May 27 but was delayed due to poor weather conditions at the last minute. Musk, the founder of PayPal and the electric vehicle ...

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Arrival of SpaceX's Dragon capsule at the International Space Station

The launch was a historic event, marking the first time that NASA astronauts had entered the International Space Station from a commercially-made spacecraft, and also the first time in nine year...

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Watch the SpaceX craft carrying NASA astronauts dock with the space station

Watch the SpaceX craft carrying NASA astronauts dock with the space station

Nearly a decade the only means of transporting American astronauts into orbit was the Russian manned spacecraft "Soyuz". "Well that's wonderful!" he added. Musk, the founder of PayPal and the electr...

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US Astronauts lands in the worldwide space station

The ISS hatch opened at 12:37 PM EDT, and the Dragon hatch opened at 1:02 PM EDT, at which point Behnken and Hurley were welcomed onboard the ISS by the existing crew, which includes two USA and one R...

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Nasa astronauts arrive at space station after 19-hour journey

Nasa astronauts arrive at space station after 19-hour journey

It's the first time a privately built and owned spacecraft carried crew to the orbiting lab and the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from USA soil in 9 years. The launch comes as the world grapp...

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USA astronauts dock at ISS after SpaceX launch

USA astronauts dock at ISS after SpaceX launch

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley , the pair chosen for the mission due to their experience and expertise flying new vehicles, reported that the spacecraft was performing well. They got to...

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Watch the SpaceX craft carrying NASA astronauts dock with the ISS

Watch the SpaceX craft carrying NASA astronauts dock with the ISS

A capsule launched by US aerospace manufacturer SpaceX successfully docked with the International Space Station on Sunday morning, becoming the first manned commercial spacecraft to do so. "It's b...

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SpaceX’s Astronaut-Riding Dragon Capsule Successfully Docks With Space Station

SpaceX’s Astronaut-Riding Dragon Capsule Successfully Docks With Space Station

It's the first time a privately built and owned spacecraft carried crew to the orbiting lab and the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from US soil in 9 years. Their Dragon capsule - supplied an...

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SpaceX Starship prototype destroyed after static-fire test

SpaceX Starship prototype destroyed after static-fire test

Similar tests were conducted earlier by Elon Musk, which used the earlier prototype of Starhopper which is smaller and much more rudimentary vehicle compared to that of planned prototype Starship . T...

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Trump applauds SpaceX launch as 'inspiration for our country'

Trump applauds SpaceX launch as 'inspiration for our country'

It will also mark the first time in almost a decade the USA has launched American astronauts from US soil, ending an expensive reliance on Russian Federation for seats to space. According to NASA, S...

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Tesla Makes Its Goals, Which Could Make Musk $770M

The award is valued at about $775 million. Electric automaker Tesla Inc. confirmed that its CEO, Elon Musk, earned the first tranche of his lucrative incentive payout, in a document filed with the U...

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How to watch today's SpaceX rocket launch

How to watch today's SpaceX rocket launch

EDT) the Launch Complex 39A from the Kenndy Space Centre, Florida. NASA has awarded almost $8 billion United States to SpaceX and Boeing combined for development of the rival space launch system...

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Dragon soars in successful NASA-SpaceX launch

Dragon soars in successful NASA-SpaceX launch

The launch sequence was executed perfectly, with the Crew Dragon launching atop the Falcon 9 and heading into orbit. Twelve minutes into the flight, NASA announced that the Crew Dragon spacecr...

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Astronauts prepare for landmark SpaceX launch: what you need to know

Astronauts prepare for landmark SpaceX launch: what you need to know

The launch, which will be attended by President Donald Trump , is crucial for Musk, SpaceX and NASA. Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp (SpaceX) is set to be the first privately ow...

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SpaceX attempts to launch NASA astronauts Saturday

SpaceX attempts to launch NASA astronauts Saturday

The rocket will take off from Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida . The Crew Dragon mission is a defining moment for SpaceX , which Elon Musk founded in 2002 with the goal of...

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SpaceX Falcon rocket launches two NASA astronauts into space

SpaceX Falcon rocket launches two NASA astronauts into space

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center at 3:22pm local time. This is somewhat dependent on staffing requirements on board the ISS, since now there's only one US...

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Elon Musk earns performance-based Tesla payout worth $775M

Elon Musk earns performance-based Tesla payout worth $775M

This permits the CEO to purchase almost 1.7 million shares of Tesla at a pre-set price of $350.02 per share, a total cost of $595 million to be paid by Musk. He is required to hold the shares for at l...

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Uproar as Trump finalizes major changes to Endangered Species Act

Uproar as Trump finalizes major changes to Endangered Species Act

Critics say the new rules will speed extinction for vulnerable wildlife. The Trump administration's argument for scaling back the act rests on the idea that it's a burden to businesses. Under the ne...

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SpaceX Prototype EXPLODES During Launch Test in Texas

SpaceX Prototype EXPLODES During Launch Test in Texas

SpaceX has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly suborbital missions with its Starship prototype spacecraft, paving the way for test flights at its Boca Chic...

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SpaceX/NASA launch: What time is Saturday’s launch?

SpaceX/NASA launch: What time is Saturday’s launch?

The first manned mission to space from US soil since 2011 has been scrubbed at the last minute due to inclement weather, ending a day of excitement for NASA, SpaceX, and a public eager to see crew...

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Watch NASA and SpaceX Launch its First Crewed Mission

Watch NASA and SpaceX Launch its First Crewed Mission

Although NASA is now targeting a Saturday launch, a weather briefing later today may result in delaying the next attempt until Sunday in hopes of clearer skies, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine sa...

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NASA postpones launch of American astronauts to ISS due to bad weather

NASA postpones launch of American astronauts to ISS due to bad weather

President Trump and his wife, Melania, will be busy before today's planned launch. Launch director Mike Taylor cited a number of unspecified "weather violations" for halting the mission, capping a d...

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SpaceX launch of NASA astronauts rescheduled for Saturday

SpaceX launch of NASA astronauts rescheduled for Saturday

At the time, there were no lightnings anywhere around the launch pad but the rocket basically acted like a giant conductor when it launched through the atmosphere. Ever since the space shuttle was ret...

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`First-of-its-kind` asteroid spotted near Jupiter by astronomers

`First-of-its-kind` asteroid spotted near Jupiter by astronomers

In addition, The Wien reported , The Institute for Astronomy for the University Hawaii's asteroid terrestrial-impact final warning system (ATLAS) revealed that a new asteroid with a comet-like tail...

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Heat Warning in effect until Thursday

Heat Warning in effect until Thursday

Humidex values will make it feel like it's 36°C each afternoon. Environment Canada warns that when humidex values hit 40C, children, the elderly, pregnant woman, people with chronic illnesses and pe...

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