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SpaceX Crew Dragon returns from ISS

Once there, the capsule will undergo processing at Kennedy Space Center for another important test, an in-flight abort mission to ensure that the spacecra...


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez highlights offshore drilling rig on congressional website

An outline of the proposal, backed by dozens of congressional lawmakers and the climate change activist group Sunrise Movement, was released early Thursday ...


Total Lunar Eclipse Visible in Winnipeg

What is a Super Blood Wolf Moon? Rich Polk/Getty Images A picture taken on January 21, 2019 shows the so-called Super Blood Wolf Moon behind the T...


A deal's a deal says Varadkar

The amendment was tabled by Labour MP Yvette Cooper and former Tory cabinet minister Nicky Morgan in an effort to demonstrate the strength of opposition to no d...


How the Government Shutdown Is Affecting National Parks

Funding from the Great Smoky Mountains Association has run out, and now, a volunteer is helping the Great Smoky Mountains National Park from feeling the effec...


Snow, Blizzard Conditions Expected as Storm Progresses

The National Weather Service has warned that residents in the Plains should "expect hazardous travel conditions Wednesday into early Friday, with heavy snow and...


SpaceX Sends Cargo Ship To International Space Station But Booster Landing Fails

It also became known that SpaceX postponed the launch of the Falcon Heavy with the satellite for the Arabsat company at the end of 2018. The grid fins are u...


Here’s how NASA will attempt to land on the red planet Monday

When it reaches the Red Planet, the probe will have traveled 301,223,981 miles at a top speed of 6,200 mph, according to NASA . The InSight spacecraft, whi...


Scientists say mystery space object could be alien spacecraft

The only other explanation that comes to mind is the extra force exerted on Oumuamua by sunlight. The mysterious space object has fascinated scientists ever s...


Petrifying moment faulty Soyuz space rocket EXPLODES mid-flight

The Oct.11 launch was meant to carry NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin to the International Space Station , but a shor...


US, Russian astronauts survive Soyuz emergency landing

The failure undoubtedly has major implications for the far future of the space station program, and even in more immediate terms, this will likely change ho...


Hurricane Michael: 'Unimaginable destruction after monster storm'

There have been an unknown number of water rescues Thursday morning in the mountain counties of Henderson and McDowell, according to Division of Emergency Manag...


Russian, US astronauts survive rocket failure in space station launch

The astronauts were to dock at the International Space Station six hours after the launch and join an American, a Russian and a German now aboard the station....


SpaceX mystery moon passenger revealed, and he's a billionaire

Maezawa approached SpaceX with his idea for the trip and the desire to invite artists whom he respected. "I thought about how [this flight] could contribute...


Hurricane Florence shifts south as Georgia and Carolinas hunker down

This system, when it gets to the coast, is only going to be moving about three miles per hour. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Florence had rac...


Trump urges ‘incredible’ people in Carolinas to take precautions for Hurricane Florence

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) says Florence has the makings of an "extremely dangerous" meteorological event, the BBC reports. There's a lot of time for...


What Was Up With Kamala Harris' Mystery Mueller Question For Kavanaugh?

Brett Kavanaugh , President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee , embraced judicial independence on Wednesday but sidestepped Senate Democrats' questi...


Astronaut Plugs Hole In The International Space Station With Finger

Mission flight control officials are now closely monitoring the space station's system for additional warning signs. "Although the leak is small, if it had ...


Hurricane Lane Looks Absolutely Massive From Space

While the storm is expected to weaken slightly as it makes its northward move, it will likely still be a powerful hurricane as it approaches the islands. It d...


Trump to relax carbon limits on power plants to support United States coal

This is just the latest in a series of efforts by the Trump administration to roll back environmental protections. "The plan calls for only modest efficien...


Hurricane Lane strengthens to Category 5 as it heads toward Hawaii

It is the costliest hurricane in Hawaii history. Hurricane Watches have been issued for Hawaii and Maui counties, in the eastern part of the islands. Hurr...


Endangered orca that sparked worldwide rescue plan gets first treatment

Sheila Thornton, the lead killer whale research scientist for DFO, said that the researchers have "obvious concerns" about the behavior of J35. Teams of whale...


NASA Prepare Launch Of Probe Which Will ‘Touch The Sun’

Overcome with ecstasy, he soared too close to the Sun , melting his wings until he fell back to Earth. The probe will make 24 orbits of the sun and will get ...


California city OKs jail time for defying plastic straw ban

Last week in a meeting of the Santa Barbara City Council , members voted to advance an ordinance that prohibits restaurants, bars and other food and beverage...


Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever

Blue Origin officials said in April the New Shepard could fly with people for the first time by the end of this year, followed by commercial riders. Centra...