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Jeff Bezos unveils Moon lander concept

Jeff Bezos unveils Moon lander concept

Blue Origin officials gave conflicting answers to questions about when the company would land on the moon with and without people. "It's an incredible vehicle, and it will go to the Moon", he decl...

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SpaceX offers new details on Crew Dragon test anomaly

SpaceX offers new details on Crew Dragon test anomaly

Koenigsmann said the company is now focused on the investigation into the mishap, and declined to estimate how much of an impact it will have on the schedule of upcoming test flights. "It's certainly...

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Deadly Storm System Now Threatens 90 Million People With Destructive Weather

Deadly Storm System Now Threatens 90 Million People With Destructive Weather

At least one tornado was reported Sunday morning in southeast Alabama, near Troy and Goshen, the National Weather Service's Birmingham office said. This tornado had a clear TDS [tornado debris signa...

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Falcon Heavy: SpaceX Faced Key Test In Launch Of Its Biggest Rocket

Falcon Heavy: SpaceX Faced Key Test In Launch Of Its Biggest Rocket

Falcon Heavy vaulted a pricey communications satellite into orbit for Saudi Arabia-based Arabsat. The webcast should begin about 20 minutes before the rocket's anticipated liftoff. SpaceX is expecte...

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Israel's Beresheet Spacecraft Crashes Into Moon During Landing Attempt

Israel's Beresheet Spacecraft Crashes Into Moon During Landing Attempt

The Israeli mission comes amid renewed global interest in the moon , 50 years after American astronauts first walked on its surface. "Well we didn't make it but we definitely tried", said Morris ...

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First black hole picture released

First black hole picture released

The "monster" black hole measures 40 billion kilometers (~25 billion miles) across - that's almost 29,000 Suns - and is located 500 million trillion kilometers (~311 million trillion miles) away at ...

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NASA will pay you $19K to stay in bed

NASA will pay you $19K to stay in bed

The short-arm centrifuge in Germany will be used during the first joint long-term bedrest rest study commissioned by the European Space Agency and NASA to investigate the potential of artificial g...

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NASA scraps all-female spacewalk over suit sizing dilemma

NASA scraps all-female spacewalk over suit sizing dilemma

On Earth a spacesuit can weigh up 280 pounds on the ground, without the astronaut in it. During a spacewalk with astronaut Nick Hague on March 22, McClain determined that she fit better in a mediu...

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NASA Mission Reveals Asteroid Has Big Surprises

NASA Mission Reveals Asteroid Has Big Surprises

The mission team is now updating its plans for sample collection, known as Touch-and-Go (TAG); the new approach, called Bullseye TAG, aims to accurately target smaller sites. Instead of a smooth surfa...

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What is a 'full worm moon'?

What is a 'full worm moon'?

This month's full moon also coincides with the spring equinox, which marks the start of the season - although meteorologists recognize March 1 as the first day of spring. Full moons in March are tra...

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SpaceX's new crew capsule aces space station docking

SpaceX's new crew capsule aces space station docking

This test flight without crew on board the spacecraft is meant to demonstrate SpaceX's capabilities to safely and reliably fly astronauts to and from the International Space Station as part of NAS...

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Successful docking for SpaceX Dragon capsule

Successful docking for SpaceX Dragon capsule

A crowd cheered as the rocket blasted off in a ball of fire and smoke and flash of light early Saturday, within minutes reaching speeds upwards of 4,000 miles per hour as it gained altitude. Bridensti...

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Astronauts Welcome SpaceX's Crew Dragon to Space Station (Ripley and Earth, Too!)

Astronauts Welcome SpaceX's Crew Dragon to Space Station (Ripley and Earth, Too!)

Whether you're new to the spacecraft or an expert, The Planetary Society's Crew Dragon mission page is your go-to resource guide. SpaceX's Crew Dragon is the first commercially built and operate...

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Dangerous surf along northern NSW coast

Dangerous surf along northern NSW coast

These sandbags are available for collection at depots at Darra, Morningside, Newmarket SES Depot and the Zillmere-North Depot. However, respected models used in the United States and Europe now show...

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Where and when to see the 'super snow moon' in the Valley

Where and when to see the 'super snow moon' in the Valley

ET, but it won't be visible then. There many be some drizzle in western and northern parts of the Netherlands on Tuesday evening, making good views of the moon less likely. Black Moon is a term us...

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Monday Night Will Be Brightest Supermoon of Year

Monday Night Will Be Brightest Supermoon of Year

It happens when the moon's orbit brings it closest to the Earth (its perigee ) and that coincides with the lunar cycle's full moon. The moon will technically reach peak fullness next Tuesday mornin...

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Trudeau's top adviser resigns while denying wrongdoing - 2/18/2019 5:34:36 PM

Trudeau's top adviser resigns while denying wrongdoing - 2/18/2019 5:34:36 PM

The RCMP also charged the Montreal-based company, its construction division and a subsidiary with fraud and corruption for allegedly defrauding Libyan organizations of about $130-million. "I do want t...

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NASA declares Mars rover Opportunity dead

NASA declares Mars rover Opportunity dead

Despite the windy season sweeping over the planet, which scientists hoped would clear the solar-powered rover, engineers have not been able to attempt a recovery mission with zero contact. Remarkabl...

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Lift the gag from Jody Wilson-Raybould

Lift the gag from Jody Wilson-Raybould

The ethics investigation is the fifth one involving the Trudeau cabinet. When pressed, he said, "the issues, the prime minister has made very clear, do not effect the independence of our judicial sy...

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Government to ‘review’ £60m Nissan X-Trail production package

Government to ‘review’ £60m Nissan X-Trail production package

In a letter to Sunderland employees, Nissan said the relentless "uncertainty" engendered by Brexit is not helping it to plan for the future. Gianluca de Ficchy , the chairman of Nissan Europe...

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