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Northrop Books $187M NASA Contract to Develop Lunar Gateway Crew Module

Northrop Books $187M NASA Contract to Develop Lunar Gateway Crew Module

Engadget's Mariella Moon wrote the HALO cabin will have a size similar to a small studio apartment. The contract does not cover all the work needed for HALO. It also simplifies the design of HALO. G...

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Province reports 30 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths since Friday

Province reports 30 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths since Friday

Dr. Henry noted one more outbreak in the healthcare system has been declared resolved, while there were no new outbreaks, leaving four active outbreaks in B.C.'s healthcare system. "It's a very hard t...

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Trump slams Roger Goodell for NFL's reversal on national anthem protests

Trump slams Roger Goodell for NFL's reversal on national anthem protests

Then-49ers teammate Eric Reid and others soon joined him. "We, the National Football League, condemn racism and the systematic oppression of black people". In 2017, he began a feud with the Nation...

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COVID-19 hits B.C. men harder than women

COVID-19 hits B.C. men harder than women

Today, we are announcing five new cases, for a total of 2,632 cases in British Columbia. Of those active cases, 21 are hospitalized and five are in intensive care. Public health teams continue to pr...

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In the Universe discovered doubles of the earth and the Sun

In the Universe discovered doubles of the earth and the Sun

Up until now, researchers around the globe have managed to spot more than 4,000 exoplanets - that is, planets that exist outside of the solar system - the Max Planck Society said. The other possible...

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SpaceX Dragon crew capsule docks at International Space Station

SpaceX Dragon crew capsule docks at International Space Station

The five crew members will hold a welcome ceremony next, after which the continuous coverage of the mission that began prior to launch will conclude. "And hopefully we will fit in and not mess too...

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Global CO2 measurement hits record high in May despite pandemic

Global CO2 measurement hits record high in May despite pandemic

They were also much above average over western Alaska, along the Andes bordering Chile and Argentina, and over regions in West and East Antarctica. "The highest monthly mean Carbon dioxide value of ...

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Falcon 9 rocket launches eighth batch of 60 Starlink satellites

Falcon 9 rocket launches eighth batch of 60 Starlink satellites

He received his master's and Ph.D. degrees in engineering mechanics, also from Columbia. On Saturday's mission, SpaceX successfully relanded their Falcon 9 boosters on the drone ship "Of Course I Stil...

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Your Super Pink Moon photos! Thanks for sharing

It will occur when the moon is within 90% of perigee , which is its closest approach to Earth in orbit. You will be able to see the (almost) full moon tonight with even clearer skies! You can see...

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NASA is celebrating Hubble’s 30th Birthday With a breathtaking Image

NASA is celebrating Hubble’s 30th Birthday With a breathtaking Image

The telescope, named for American astronomer Edwin Hubble, was created because astronomers at the US space agency NASA wanted an observatory free of the Earth's atmosphere and human-generated light....

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Hubble Captures Incredible Images Of Highly Anticipated Comet Breaking Up

Hubble Captures Incredible Images Of Highly Anticipated Comet Breaking Up

Amateur astronomer Jose de Queiroz discovered that ATLAS was falling apart when he photographed the comet in three pieces on April 11. The disintegrating ATLAS comet is now located inside the or...

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This week, a building-size asteroid passes

This week, a building-size asteroid passes "close" to Earth

They say relatively small number of near-Earth objects pass close enough to Earth and are large enough in size to warrant close observation. The Widget displays the date of closest approach, appro...

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Watch the first launch of NASA astronauts on a commercial spacecraft

Watch the first launch of NASA astronauts on a commercial spacecraft

The following day after the launch, the Crew Dragon capsule successfully docked with the ISS, allowing Hurley and Behnken to join the current Expedition 63 crew members of the station. "So far, it...

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Obaseki makes case for biodiversity, environmental protection, others

Obaseki makes case for biodiversity, environmental protection, others

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of World Environment Day , reiterated his commitment to preserve the planet's biodiversity. And what we need to do to protect it. She further noted "the c...

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United States plans to revise rules on passenger airlines from China

United States plans to revise rules on passenger airlines from China

The limit affects USA round-trip flights by Air China , China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines. However, the CAAC's statements did not specifically mention the U.S. Curre...

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Snapchat Will No Longer Promote Donald Trump's Account on its Discover Page

Snapchat Will No Longer Promote Donald Trump's Account on its Discover Page

A spokesperson for the picture messaging social media app told Axios in a Wednesday report that the outlet doesn't want to boost rhetoric that promotes "racial violence and injustice" which it say...

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Super Pink Moon illuminates Cape Town sky

Super Pink Moon illuminates Cape Town sky

May's "strawberry moon " will also be a supermoon, the fourth in a row and last of the year. For example, some fall moons are named after harvest seasons. A rare pink moon will grace the skies all ac...

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Get set for stunning strawberry moon

Get set for stunning strawberry moon

Its name originates from Algonquin tribes in North America who used June's full moon as a signal to pick ripened wild strawberries, the Almanac reported. Be sure to cast your gaze toward the sky for...

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Astronomers discover `mirror image` of the Earth and the Sun

Astronomers discover `mirror image` of the Earth and the Sun

Little variations in the time it takes Kepler-160c to orbit the star recommended, notwithstanding, that there may be a third planet in the system. René Heller, astrophysicist at the Max-Planck Insti...

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SpaceX Launches Another Batch of Starlink Internet Satellites

SpaceX Launches Another Batch of Starlink Internet Satellites

He received his bachelor's of science degree in civil engineering from Columbia University in 1989. Presently passing the midpoint right around barely two years after SpaceX appeared Falcon 9's Bloc...

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Watch Out For Friday Night's Full Strawberry Moon, Eclipse

Watch Out For Friday Night's Full Strawberry Moon, Eclipse

He said on the Virtual Telescope website: "Next June 5, 2020, the Moon will offer us another penumbral eclipse ". There was one in the United Kingdom in January 2019, with the next one set to be vi...

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Hubble snaps jaw-dropping image to celebrate its 30th birthday

Hubble snaps jaw-dropping image to celebrate its 30th birthday

This image is one of the most photogenic examples of the many turbulent stellar nurseries the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has observed during its 30-year lifetime. First conceived in 1946 by Yal...

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Strawberry Moon 2020 Live Stream, How to Watch?

Strawberry Moon 2020 Live Stream, How to Watch?

A penumbra, the State weather bureau said, refers to a partially shaded outer region of a shadow that an object casts. People will be able to view the phenomenon in its full glory in most parts of Asi...

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Here's the best time to check out the Strawberry Moon eclipse tonight

Here's the best time to check out the Strawberry Moon eclipse tonight

Brazil, West Africa and most of Europe will only see the eclipse after the moon has risen on Friday evening, the rest of Africa and most of Asia will see the whole event. That means the Earth's sh...

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SpaceX successfully deploys yet another batch of 60 Starlink satellites

SpaceX successfully deploys yet another batch of 60 Starlink satellites

The event marked the first crewed space mission to be launched into orbit from US soil since 2011 and the first commercially built spacecraft, initiating a new era in human spaceflight. All 60 Starli...

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SpaceX launch: NASA astronauts begin historic mission on private spaceship

SpaceX launch: NASA astronauts begin historic mission on private spaceship

They are proud to announce that the flag flew for the first time in 1981 and the previous one during 2011, while Hurley was on the last shuttle crew and the flag was the incentive for Elon Musk's Sp...

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Snapchat Won't Promote Trump's Account For Inciting

Snapchat Won't Promote Trump's Account For Inciting "Racial Violence"

Mr Trump accuses the platforms of "censorship" and limiting "free speech", but his critics say the president has distorted the interpretation of those terms and is himself seeking to regulate online c...

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Scientists found the cleanest air on Earth

Scientists found the cleanest air on Earth

Weather and climate are complex processes connecting each part of the world to every other region, and with climate changing rapidly as a result of human activity, it's hard to find any area or proces...

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John Kelly defends James Mattis against Trump attacks

John Kelly defends James Mattis against Trump attacks

She didn't say this explicitly, but that line hinted at a truth that generally doesn't rise above a whisper in GOP politics: numerous party's members realize something is deeply wrong with Donald Tru...

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Russia Declares State of Emergency After Oil Spill

Russia Declares State of Emergency After Oil Spill

The President appeared shocked to learn that local authorities were first flagged to the incident by social media-two days after it happened and criticized the region's governor Alexander Uss du...

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Trump's China flight ban is obvious political theater

Trump's China flight ban is obvious political theater

Why it matters: Heated tensions between Washington and Beijing are now beginning to impact the airline industry, as the DOT has accused the Chinese government of preventing US airlines from resuming ...

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US Set to Suspend Flights From Chinese Airlines

US Set to Suspend Flights From Chinese Airlines

This aviation dispute threatens to further chill economic relations and disrupt business ties between the United States and China. US carriers missed out because they already had suspended passenger...

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Stadium-sized asteroid will fly by Earth on Saturday

Stadium-sized asteroid will fly by Earth on Saturday

Though it is smaller in size, it has peak diameter of 160 metres. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has built a widget to allow the public to track asteroids and comets that make a relatively close...

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Get ready for the full ‘strawberry’ moon on Friday

Get ready for the full ‘strawberry’ moon on Friday

EDT (shortly before sunset at 8:31 p.m. EDT), according to Travel and Leisure . A Strawberry Moon is not a scientific term, but rather the name given to any full moon that appears in June. Add ba...

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Plunging cost of wind, solar marks turning point in energy transition

Plunging cost of wind, solar marks turning point in energy transition

Francesco La Camera, the director-general of Irena , said renewable energy is "increasingly the cheapest source of new electricity" and offers " tremendous potential to stimulate the global economy...

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