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SpaceX and NASA delay Crew-1 launch until November 2020

SpaceX and NASA delay Crew-1 launch until November 2020

The SpaceX flight, known as "Crew-1", will carry the next NASA-sponsored astronauts to the station for a six-month stay: Michael Hopkins , Victor Glover , Shannon Walker and Japanese astronaut So...

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Russian-US crew welcomed aboard International Space Station

Russian-US crew welcomed aboard International Space Station

Rubins and her fellow crewmembers blasted off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 1:45 a.m. EDT. For the first time, they tried a two-orbit approach and docked with the space station in just a...

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The Artemis Accords and the Future of Space Governance: Volume II

The Artemis Accords and the Future of Space Governance: Volume II

Nasa's global partnerships with the UK and other countries will play a key role in achieving a safe and sustainable human presence on the Moon, the UK Space Agency said. NASA said: 'Protecting histori...

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NASA's SpaceX Crew-1 mission set to launch in November

NASA's SpaceX Crew-1 mission set to launch in November

If current dates hold, NASA will have to decide which SpaceX Dragon mission to launch first. Other NASA trips with the Falcon 9 still seem to continue as planned. Falcon 9 B1058 and capsule C206 pre...

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The Great Barrier Reef has lost half its corals within 3 decades

The Great Barrier Reef has lost half its corals within 3 decades

The destruction was particularly pronounced after the mass coral bleaching events that occurred between 2016 and 2017. 'Our results show the ability of the Great Barrier Reef to recover - its resili...

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Look up, Mars is visible in night sky during a 'close approach'

Look up, Mars is visible in night sky during a 'close approach'

It should be visible for most of the night. The NASA Mars Twitter account shared the information, along with the caption, "You don't need a spacecraft to see Mars !" For people in the U.S., there...

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Kate Middleton to announce victor of wildlife photography award

Kate Middleton to announce victor of wildlife photography award

In the clip she explained: "It's so wonderful to be back in the reopened Natural History Museum, where we can enjoy all of its treasures again". She kept the look simple by donning a black top and a...

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Falcon 9 Glitch Pushes Crew Dragon ISS Mission to November

NASA has delayed the launch of the SpaceX Crew-1 mission to the International Space Station (ISS) until early-to-mid November, providing additional time for SpaceX to complete hardware testing and d...

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NLCS Game 1: Braves power past Dodgers with four-run ninth inning

NLCS Game 1: Braves power past Dodgers with four-run ninth inning

The under is 4-1 in the Braves' last five games overall, is 4-1 in their last five games versus a right-handed starter and has cashed in five of their last six games versus opponents from the National...

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Tiger King's Doc Antle charged with animal cruelty and wildlife trafficking

Tiger King's Doc Antle charged with animal cruelty and wildlife trafficking

The safari park owner is now being accused of allegedly trafficking lion cubs between Virginia and SC along with another park owner. Two of his daughters also have been indicted on charges of animal c...

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Asteroid hurtling towards earth might be a piece of rocket trash

Asteroid hurtling towards earth might be a piece of rocket trash

It was initially thought to be an asteroid and was given the name "asteroid 2020 SO", but it is now believed to be part of a Centaur rocket that propelled America's Surveyor 2 lander to the Moon 5...

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Planet Mars is at its 'biggest and brightest'

Planet Mars is at its 'biggest and brightest'

October 2020 Mars in the night sky will be bright and handsome. The two planets will not be coming this close again till 2035. However, interested astronomy enthusiasts can view the Red Planet cle...

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NASA's SpaceX Crew-1 mission: Launch delayed till November, according to reports

NASA's SpaceX Crew-1 mission: Launch delayed till November, according to reports

This delay will give SpaceX more time to complete hardware testing and data reviews as SpaceX "evaluates the non-nominal behavior of the Falcon 9 Phase 1 engine gas generator observed in a recent non-...

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Heavy rain, isolated tornadoes possible Sunday in North Carolina from Delta remnants

Heavy rain, isolated tornadoes possible Sunday in North Carolina from Delta remnants

Post Tropical Cyclone Delta's center is over northern MS this morning and the system continues to move to toward the Northeast. The Charlotte area has also already seen heavy rain , recording almos...

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Human microevolution: More people born without wisdom teeth

Human microevolution: More people born without wisdom teeth

In fact, the researchers found that the number of people retaining their median artery tripled in the last 125 years. And the scientists behind the study believe this trend will continue in people...

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Biden leads Trump 46-41% in MU poll

Biden leads Trump 46-41% in MU poll

And just two weeks ago, it found Biden with only a single point lead over Trump nationally. Biden gained seven percentage points from the last CNN/SSRS poll, where he had the support of 50% of voter...

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Biden leads Trump 46-41% in MU poll

Biden leads Trump 46-41% in MU poll

And just two weeks ago, it found Biden with only a single point lead over Trump nationally. Biden gained seven percentage points from the last CNN/SSRS poll, where he had the support of 50% of voter...

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SpaceX Crew Dragon with two NASA astronauts docks with International Space Station

EDT on Saturday for the journey to the space station. Thankfully and far from a guarantee, every aspect under SpaceX and NASA's control went perfectly leading up to launch, with the mission's new Fa...

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Scientists identified 24 superhabitable planets outside our solar system

Scientists identified 24 superhabitable planets outside our solar system

The most promising is a planet called KOI 5715.01. Exoplanets that are at least 10% larger than Earth would have more habitable land but provide nearly the same experience as living here. We h...

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SpaceX's Starman Just Cruised Past Mars In A Tesla

SpaceX's Starman Just Cruised Past Mars In A Tesla

In February 2018, Elon Musk's SpaceX had launched an Earth auto: A Tesla Roadster owned by CEO Musk into space. The territory around Mars just got infinitely cooler as SpaceX's "Starman", the ...

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Canada to ban single-use plastics like bags, straws by 2021 end

Canada to ban single-use plastics like bags, straws by 2021 end

Third, has Environment Canada weighed the 42,000 new jobs it claims will be created by banning plastic waste against job losses in Canada's plastics sector, which employs 82,000 people? "There are ...

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Man featured on ‘Tiger King’ charged with animal cruelty

Man featured on ‘Tiger King’ charged with animal cruelty

Antle owns Myrtle Beach Safari in SC. Furthermore, during the state's probe into Antle, they investigated Wilson's Wild Animal Park in Winchester, Va., and discovered that Antle and the park's own...

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Last month was warmest September on record

Last month was warmest September on record

In fact, it was this global rise in temperatures which caused devastating wildfires in Australia, the U.S. and caused freakish weather across the globe. "Climate and weather are highly variable". ...

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President Trump to Host Friday's Rush Limbaugh Program

President Trump to Host Friday's Rush Limbaugh Program

The grounding of the campaign has deprived Mr Trump of one of his main strengths - a huge energy for holding rallies around the country. They aim to help the immune system fight the coronavirus. The...

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Look up! Mars to make rare close-Earth approach on Tuesday

Look up! Mars to make rare close-Earth approach on Tuesday

Stargazers, astronomy enthusiasts and Mars lovers should mark their calendars as the red planet, Mars will be seen closest to Earth for a little while on October 13. NASA says Mars makes a "close app...

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Crew Change Announced For Starliner Flight Test

Crew Change Announced For Starliner Flight Test

If that goes well, the first crewed orbital test flight will take place in June 2021 at the earliest. The first completely functional mission of the Crew Dragon, which will take 4 astronauts to the ...

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Lake Charles, 'Still Recovering' From Hurricane Laura, Braces for Storm Delta

A fallen utility pole is seen after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico October 7, 2020. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the center an...

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Boris Johnson pledges green recovery after coronavirus

Boris Johnson pledges green recovery after coronavirus

He said the Tories would help people take their first step on the housing ladder with 95% mortgages , transforming "generation rent into generation buy" with the greatest expansion of home owners...

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Deadly floods hit France, Italy

Deadly floods hit France, Italy

Floods washed away houses and destroyed roads and bridges surrounding the city of Nice on the French Riviera after nearly a year's average rainfall fell in less than 12 hours. "I can not hide our g...

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Mars to Get Closest to Earth on Tuesday, Moscow Planetarium Says

Mars to Get Closest to Earth on Tuesday, Moscow Planetarium Says

Instead, the planets have elliptical orbits shaped like ovals. On Oct. 6, Mars will come within almost 39 million miles of Earth's orbit, making for exceptional viewing. The closest of these events is...

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3 scientists win Nobel physics prize for black hole finds

3 scientists win Nobel physics prize for black hole finds

The three 2020 Laureates -Britain's Roger Penrose , a mathematician at Oxford University, German physicist Reinhard Genzel and UCLA's Andrea Ghez share this year's Nobel Prize in Physics for th...

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Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded for Black Hole Discoveries

Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded for Black Hole Discoveries

Britain's Roger Penrose , Reinhard Genzel of Germany and United States scientist Andrea Ghez won the 2020 Nobel Prize for Physics for their discoveries about one of the most exotic phenomena in t...

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Astronomers find six galaxies trapped in 'spider's web' of supermassive black hole

Astronomers find six galaxies trapped in 'spider's web' of supermassive black hole

However, the new observations with ESO's VLT unveiled several galaxies too close to a supermassive black hole , all lying in a so-called "cosmic spider-web" of gas. "Our finding loans backing to ...

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NASA's Hubble Telescope caught a supernova outshining every star in its galaxy

NASA's Hubble Telescope caught a supernova outshining every star in its galaxy

The time lapse took one year to capture the violent eruption, a celestial event which put out as much energy as our sun does over a few billion years. The vast majority of Type Ia supernovas give ...

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Mars is coming closer this week to Earth after 17 years

Mars can not have that kind of effect on Earth from over 50 million km away. The event will last 10 days, peaking on October 13 when Mars fully aligns. NASA also warned us to not fall for the "Mars ...

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