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Jul 18 2019

Apollo 11 launched 50 years ago on July 16, 1969

They will mark the precise moment - 9:32am on July 16, 1969 - that their Saturn V rocket departed on humanity's first moon landing . Currently, the mission's only surv...

Jul 17 2019

Here is how to watch in India, timings

What is a lunar eclipse? The partial lunar eclipse occurs only on the night of full moon . The Royal Observatory Greenwich in the United Kingdom will live stream ...

Jul 14 2019

ISRO chief Sivan prays at Tirumala temple for Chandrayaan 2 success

Since the 1980s, ISRO was dependent on foreign launchers to put satellites that weigh more than 2,300 kgs into space but that changed with the launch of GSLV Mk-III in ...

Jul 13 2019

Supermassive Black Holes on Collision Course Discovered 2.5 Billion Light Years Away

The black hole, which is about 250 million times heavier than the sun, lies at the heart of the spiral galaxy NGC 3147 and is 140 million light-years from Earth. "For e...

Jul 02 2019

A total solar eclipse is passing over South America: What to know

The celestial event will be more hard to witness than the 2017 eclipse that was visible in the U.S., since the path of totality is limited to a narrow strip of land in So...

Jun 28 2019

SpaceX finally caught one of its rocket’s nose cones

The U.S. Division of Protection ordered the current mission. After eight and a half minutes after launch the side boosters landed at the spaceport, but the Central bloc...

Jun 23 2019

EPA defies climate warnings, gives coal plants a reprieve

The announcement was roundly criticized by environmental groups, and the attorneys general of California, Oregon, Washington State, Iowa, Colorado and NY all vowed to s...

Jun 08 2019

Nasa to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020

Once on the space station, whoever is paying the bills for the private mission will have to pay NASA for food, water, shelter and safety. While private astronauts wil...

May 26 2019

Severe weather possible for much of central Oklahoma through Friday night

Threats with the storms include wind gusts up to 80 miles per hour, hail up to the size of golf balls and a low potential for tornadoes . Future radar at 1 a.m. Above ...

May 07 2019

SpaceX shipment reaches space station after weekend launch

It was David Saint-Jacques' very first "space catch". Speaking in both English and French, he congratulated ground teams for their help and said he's proud every time t...

May 03 2019

Space station power shortage delays SpaceX supply run

Solar wings collect and generate electricity for the entire space station. It is believed that the issue was caused by a Main Bus Switching Unit (MBSU), which is used to ...

Apr 26 2019

Mother Lode Counties Receive F Grades in Air Quality Report

Wilmington has been ranked 13th for cleanest year-round particle pollution. It's easy to say that one metal straw or recycling every week won't make that much of a diff...

Apr 25 2019

Drivers across Wales wake up to dirty cars from 'Saharan dust'

If you've notice a mucky layer on your auto, well you have a phenomenon called "Blood Rain" to thank for that. Though it may sound like something out of a horror film, ...

Apr 20 2019

A 'Pink moon' will light up the sky this Good Friday

The moon will appear closer there and will also have less glare making it easier to look at. The April Moon owes its unusual name to a type of pink American wildflower,...

Apr 18 2019

United Kingdom climate protesters block roads, glue themselves to train

It comes as environmental protesters have, on Wednesday, glued themselves to a DLR train in the financial district of Canary Wharf, London , causing minor delays. Extinc...

Apr 17 2019

Meteoroid strikes eject water from Moon

Benna and his colleagues described their discovery this week in the journal Nature Geoscience . Until now, astronomers have been well-aware of lunar water at the Moon's ...

Apr 17 2019

SpaceX lost its Falcon Heavy core booster to the ocean

SpaceX said that the rough seas with swells from eight to ten feet made the booster begin to shift on the platform and it was unable to remain upright. SpaceX tries to ...

Apr 16 2019

Tornado watch issued for central and eastern Kentucky

The children were pronounced dead at the scene. Davis said the strong winds and downed trees that were reported in several counties were likely caused by a very stron...

Apr 15 2019

Beresheet Spacecraft Snaps Stunning Picture Shortly Before Crashing Into Moon

Despite a landing that most likely resulted in the destruction of Beresheet, minutes after the crash, X Prize founder and Executive Chairman Peter Diamandis and CEO Anous...

Apr 15 2019

Tornadoes kill at least three children as massive storm sweeps U.S

The children, ages 8 and 3, were dead at the scene, although both parents, who were in the front seat, escaped injury, he said. Storms could bring damaging winds and is...