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David Saint-Jacques getting used to life on Earth after space mission

The Canadian astronaut said while he hasn't felt any pain since his return Monday night, balance was an issue and he's been cautious walking and running....

David Saint-Jacques getting used to life on Earth after space mission

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David Saint-Jacques doing well after return to Earth, Canadian Space Agency says The 49-year-old Quebec native boarded a NASA plane during the night and is expect to arrive in Houston later today after a brief stopover in Scotland....
20:51, 06/25/2019

The greatest threat to life on Earth may come from space Asteroids and space debris could wreak untold devastation on the planetNext year, Nasa will launch what all involved hope will be the most impactful space mission to date. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (Dart) is designed to smash headlong into its target. It’s an attempt to deflect an asteroi...
22:51, 08/31/2019

The story of the first ever space wedding, when a woman on Earth married a cardboard cutout of her astronaut boyfriend while he watched on from the International Space Station The first space wedding took place on this day 16 years ago, when Ekaterina Dmitriev stood on the ground in Texas as her husband orbited in the International Space Station. She married her new husband, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko, by video link, walking down the aisle to a David Bowie song ju...
15:51, 08/10/2019

NASA Awards Contract for Near-Earth Mission Services NASA has awarded the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract to Peraton, Inc. in Herndon, Virginia, to perform telemetry, tracking and command services for near-Earth missions....
14:51, 06/19/2019

Sunbeam-sailing spacecraft deemed 'mission success' in Earth orbit A small crowd-funded satellite promoted by TV host and science educator Bill Nye has been propelled into a higher orbit using only the force of sunlight blowing against its sail in space, a novel propulsion developers say could "democratize" spaceflight....
19:17, 08/01/2019

NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before First Space Mission NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Monday, July 1, for live satellite interviews from Star City, Russia, before launching on his first space mission, a nine-month expedition aboard the International Space Station....
19:00, 06/18/2019

Richest Man on Earth Wants to Do Space Colonies This is the richest man in the world. The market has assigned Jeff Bezos a value of more than everyone else ever. And this is what he spends his time dreaming up....
00:34, 05/10/2019

Russia sends robot Fedor into space for mission with ISS A Russian humanoid robot has started his journey to the International Space Station, serving as a mechanical passenger for a new type of rocket. The Skybot F850 android, named Fedor, is set to learn new skills in space....
18:34, 08/22/2019

An Indian Space Mission Inspires a Bollywood Reckoning “Mission Mangal,” a fictional take on real female scientists, has been likened to “Hidden Figures.” But a male star dominates the marketing, raising questions about Bollywood and women....
04:00, 08/16/2019

Could you be charged on Earth for killing someone in outer space? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsCould you be charged on Earth for killing someone in outer space? There is no sovereignty up there …Peter Martin, Continue reading......
14:00, 08/06/2019

Why Low-Earth Orbit Satellites Are the New Space Race Elon Musk made headlines in 2018 when he launched his old car toward Mars aboard one of his Space Exploration Technologies Corp. rockets. He got less attention in May for his first step toward a potentially far more lucrative venture, when SpaceX launched the first 60 of a planned 12,000 satellites ...
11:00, 08/09/2019

We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth Going into space invites us to consider our position as the dominant species on a fragile planet, and how hard we must fight for it, says Richard Webb...
20:34, 05/15/2019

Humanity needs bold new space mission, Apollo legends agree A new, bold challenge in space exploration is needed to advance American prosperity and unite humanity with a common goal, a group of Apollo-era legends said Tuesday....
04:51, 07/17/2019

Virgin Galactic unveils mission control for space tourism Spaceport America is no longer just a shiny shell of hope that space tourism would one day launch from this remote spot in the New Mexico desert. The once-empty hangar that anchors the taxpayer-financed launch and landing facility has been transformed into a custom-tailored headquarters where Virgin...
04:00, 08/16/2019

Apollo 11 insiders remember history's most famous space mission: 'We had a job to do and we did it' A detailed description of what the launch and landing of Apollo 11 were like for many of the 400,000 insiders who worked on the most famous space exploration mission in history....
08:17, 07/17/2019

Our most pressing space mission is to clear decades of orbiting junk Sixty years ago, the focus was on getting more objects into orbit. Today, the top priority is working out how technology can bring them back down again...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Ariana Grande loves space, so NASA took her to mission control Ariana Grande wrote an entire song about her love for space, literal and metaphorical, and this weekend, she got the ultimate space-fan tour experience, visiting NASA's Johnson Space Center on May 18....
22:17, 05/21/2019

Apollo 11 space mission: Diabolically hard practice got us to the moon Before anyone had been to space, NASA simulated everything that could go possibly wrong – efforts that averted catastrophe as the Apollo 11 crew were about to land...
04:17, 07/19/2019

NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir Available for Last Interviews Before Space Mission NASA astronaut Jessica Meir will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 4, for her final live satellite interviews before launching on a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station....
15:00, 08/23/2019

NASA’s deep-space mission to a $10 quintillion all-metal world The unique metal asteroid Psyche may be a space miner's fantasy – but there are better reasons to want to visit it, says mission leader Lindy Elkins-Tanton...
20:17, 04/28/2019

3 astronauts head to Earth from International Space Station A Soyuz spacecraft carrying astronauts from Canada, Russia and the United States has undocked from the International Space Station and is headed back to Earth...
02:17, 06/25/2019

We could use Earth's atmosphere as a giant lens for a space telescope A space telescope could use the whole Earth as a lens by capturing light deflected off the atmosphere to help us search for signs of life on exoplanets...
15:00, 08/06/2019

California quakes left a crack in the Earth so big it can be seen from space Satellite images show a massive rupture in the Earth's surface left behind by the two earthquakes that rocked southern California last week.        ...
15:17, 07/09/2019

Look up! China’s Tiangong-2 space lab is about to fall back to Earth Today is an important day for China’s space agency. No, the country isn’t launching anything new into space, and in fact, it’s sort of the opposite. The Tiangong-2 space station is coming back down to Earth, and it’s going to do so in pieces. The China Manned Space Engineerin...
21:51, 07/19/2019

Trio of space travelers safely returns to Earth Being chosen to spend time aboard the International Space Station is a privilege that only the tiniest fraction of people will ever experience. But all good things must come to an end, and this week marked the end of Expedition 59 aboard the ISS, and half of the space station’s six-person crew...
11:34, 06/26/2019

Chandrayaan-2 moon mission aims to show India's space prowess India wants to solidify its position as a major spacefaring nation by launching its second unmanned lunar mission, which aims to land a rover on the moon's south pole for the first time ever....
18:51, 07/12/2019

Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission a Signal of India's Growing Space Ambitions Chandrayaan-2, whose launch is set to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, will attempt to soft-land onto the moon's uncharted south pole region in the first week of September....
21:51, 07/12/2019

‘I’ll be flying till I die!’ Why Wally Funk won’t give up her lifelong space mission The pilot broke astronaut training records in the 1960s before being told a woman’s place is not in orbit. Sixty years on, she is still pursuing her dreamWhen Wally Funk was barely a year old, she discovered aeroplanes. Her parents took her to an airport near where they lived in New Mexico and she g...
08:17, 06/24/2019

SpaceX successfully launches 18th cargo mission to space station A SpaceX launch attempt to the International Space Station from Florida Thursday evening is dogged by weather similar to that which delayed it on Wednesday....
01:34, 07/26/2019

X-37B military space plane's latest mystery mission hits 700 days The U.S. Air Force's X-37B military space plane has now been circling Earth for 700 days, just a few weeks shy of the vehicle's spaceflight-duration record....
20:00, 08/08/2019

India's Moon Mission Its Most "Complex Space Odyssey ": Foreign Media When a rocket blasts off from an island in the Bay of Bengal in the coming days, it will carry not only a moon rover but a nation's growing ambitions in space. On Monday, India will embark on its most......
14:00, 07/12/2019

NASA delays SpaceX’s ISS resupply mission over space station glitch It’s only been a little over a week since a static test fire of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon resulted in what appeared to be the complete destruction of the vehicle. SpaceX and NASA both cited the issue as an “anomaly” and have yet to comment further, but that doesn’t mean Spac...
15:17, 05/02/2019

NASA Television Coverage Set for Uncrewed Soyuz Mission to Space Station An uncrewed Russian Soyuz spacecraft is set to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 11:38 p.m. EDT (8:38 a.m. Aug. 22 Baikonur time) on a test flight to validate the spacecraft’s compatibility with a revamped Soyuz booster rocket....
18:34, 08/16/2019

NASA space telescope finds Earth-sized exoplanet NASA said its new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite space telescope has discovered its smallest exoplanet so far, an alien world that’s roughly 80 percent the size of Earth and could help “unlock” secrets of how the Blue Planet became habitable. Known as L 98-59b, the new exopl...
23:51, 07/01/2019

BBC Earth from Space: satellite images give new view on conservation The BBC's new documentary, Earth from Space, explores how scientists use satellite imagery to view and understand some of nature's biggest challenges...
22:51, 04/28/2019

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," says Amazon and Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos. "And we have sent robotic probes to every planet in the solar system — this is the good one."...
19:34, 07/17/2019

Russian, US Astronauts Return To Earth From International Space Station The first crew to blast off to the International Space Station following a launch accident that deepened doubts over Russia's space programme returned to earth Tuesday....
06:17, 06/25/2019

Earth to FEDOR: Russia launches humanoid robot into space A Russian humanoid robot was making its way on Thursday to the International Space Station after blasting off on a two-week mission to support the crew and test his skills....
17:34, 08/22/2019

Don’t miss: Earth from space, asteroid workouts and nature’s giants Watch a new series charting our planet from above, read all about the biggest living things, fend off space rocks for fun, plus more picks for your diary...
20:17, 04/28/2019

NASA Astronaut Anne McClain, Crewmates Return from Space Station Mission NASA astronaut Anne McClain and two of her Expedition 59 crewmates returned to Earth from the International Space Station Monday, landing safely in Kazakhstan at 10:47 p.m. EDT (8:47 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, local time) after months of science and four spacewalks aboard the microgravity laboratory....
05:51, 06/25/2019

SpaceX Dragon successfully launches for a resupply mission to International Space Station In total, SpaceX's Dragon will deliver 25 payloads to the space station, the most ever delivered on a single mission.       ...
04:34, 07/26/2019

Media Invited to See Progress on NASA’s Space Launch System for Its First Moon Mission Media are invited to NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans at 9:30 a.m. CDT Friday, June 28, to view progress on the rocket core stage for the Space Launch System’s Artemis 1 Moon mission....
13:51, 06/22/2019

Scientists ask NASA to reconsider Mars mission after studying effects of space radiation A team of scientists recently conducted a first-of-its-kind experiment to study the effects of space radiation on a living brain. And the results don’t bode well for NASA‘s planned mission to Mars. The research was conducted by lead author Charles Limoli and scientists from University of California,...
05:00, 08/08/2019

NASA Highlights Science on 18th SpaceX Resupply Mission to Space Station NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 9, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station....
21:00, 06/27/2019

Researchers want to build a space station to recycle junk in Earth’s orbit There are about 22,000 large objects orbiting the Earth, including working and broken satellites and bits of old rocket from past space expeditions. If you include all the equipment dropped by astronauts while floating in space and the debris from colliding satellites down to around 1cm in size, the...
21:51, 08/04/2019

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in an interview with CBS Evening News.       ...
03:00, 07/18/2019

NASA astronaut captures breathtaking time-lapse of Earth from space Here on Earth, we see the Sun rise and set once in any given 24-hour period. If you want to see the sunrise or sunset you need to set your watch so you don’t miss it, or you’ll be left waiting another day for the opportunity. Things are a whole lot different on the International Space St...
06:34, 06/03/2019

NASA astronauts return to Earth after stint at International Space Station Pictures show NASA astronaut Anne McClain being helped from her capsule after safely returning to Earth following a six-month stint on the International Space Station....
13:00, 06/25/2019

Do you think there is life beyond Earth? Scientists searching the universe for aliens to conduct survey of the public for views on first contactScientists wrestling with the delicate issue of how to respond should humanity ever be contacted by an alien civilisation have hit on a radical idea: a survey that asks what the public would do.Mem...
11:34, 07/01/2019

NASA Highlights Science on 17th SpaceX Resupply Mission to International Space Station NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT Monday, April 22, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station....
21:34, 04/28/2019

These time-lapses from the space station show off Earth's full beauty Get an astronaut’s view of auroras, stars, and the Milky Way surrounding our beautiful planet. 12,500 images taken by European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst were combined to create the incredible time-lapses of Earth seen from the ISS.       ...
18:34, 08/22/2019

Japan's Hayabusa2 asteroid probe packs its space-rock bag for return to Earth Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft has packed up the capsule that will ferry its precious space-rock cargo back to Earth in preparation to leave the asteroid Ryugu later this year....
18:34, 08/27/2019

Huge asteroid misses Earth but spotlights threat posed by space rocks An asteroid bigger than the Eiffel Tower hurtled past Earth early on Saturday at a speed of 10,400 miles per hour, missing us by 4.6 million miles — not quite a close shave, but not so far in astronomical terms. Had the fast-moving space rock, dubbed 2006 QQ23, been following a different trajectory,...
03:17, 08/13/2019

Space telescope offers rare glimpse of Earth-sized rocky exoplanet Direct observations from a NASA space telescope have for the first time revealed the atmospheric void of a rocky, Earth-sized world beyond our own solar system orbiting the most common type of star in the galaxy, according to a study released on Monday....
06:17, 08/20/2019

NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock leaves Earth on June 24th NASA JPL's Deep Space Atomic Clock, the navigation clock that could lead to self-driving spacecraft, is finally heading to space. The toaster-sized device will fly on the Orbital Test Bed satellite, which will be ferried to orbit along with two dozen......
20:17, 06/19/2019

Asteroid 2006 QQ23: Giant Space Rock to Pass by Earth Today A giant asteroid, known as 2006 QQ23, is moving towards Earth; however, it will sail past our planet today without causing any harm, NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) has said....
09:17, 08/10/2019

Soyuz capsule safely returns three space station crew members to Earth Two astronauts and a cosmonaut are back on Earth after 204 days aboard the International Space Station. The trio touched down inside the Russian-built Soyuz capsule....
00:00, 06/26/2019

The International Space Station just dumped a bunch of trash on Earth, but it’s totally fine It’s been a busy few days at the International Space Station. The orbiting laboratory just took delivery of a new shipment of cargo from Earth (launched last week via a SpaceX Falcon 9), and the crew is busy unpacking all the new toys and materials they just received. They also sent a Russian ...
00:51, 07/30/2019

Earth might not be the best place for life after all In the ongoing search for worlds outside of our solar system, scientists often compare newly-discovered planets with our own as they offer educated guesses about their potential to support life. It makes sense since Earth is the only planet we know of that has life on it, but what if Earth’s l...
19:00, 08/23/2019

Want to travel to space? Virgin Galactic unveils ‘Spaceport America’ mission control Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is unveiling its mission control for space tourism: Spaceport America.       ...
12:34, 08/16/2019

Moon mystery solved? Study suggests giant space rock hit Earth 4.5B years ago A new study suggests that the formation of Earth's Moon may have stemmed from a giant space rock that hit our planet nearly 4.5 billion years ago, while it was still forming....
04:17, 05/01/2019

NASA's $200M space telescope finds alien planet almost the size of Earth, smallest discovered NASA said its new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite space telescope has discovered its smallest exoplanet so far, an alien world that's roughly 80 percent the size of Earth and could help "unlock" secrets of how the Blue Planet became habitable....
17:00, 07/01/2019

Mars may have hosted life before Earth: study A new study suggests that life may have existed on Mars hundreds of millions of years prior to its emergence on Earth. The Red Planet may have been ripe for life as early as 4.48 billion years ago, after “life-inhibiting meteorites stopped striking the planet,” according to the study. An...
23:00, 06/26/2019

Alien planets could be better suited for life than Earth: study Earth's oceans have made it the perfect environment for biodiversity, but a new study suggests that it may not have the best conditions in the galaxy....
19:00, 08/26/2019

DNA Sequencing Microchip Could Detect Earth-Like Life on Mars Conditions on Mars are harsh. Its atmosphere is made up mostly of carbon dioxide and is 100 times thinner than Earth’s. Temperatures on the surface can plummet to minus-126 degrees Celsius. But the environment below the Martian surface may be similar to our own planet and may hold all the major elem...
00:34, 06/20/2019

The moon’s violent birth may have given Earth the ingredients of life We think the moon formed when a Mars-sized object crashed into the young Earth. The same object could also have brought the carbon and other elements we need for life...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible, study says There's been a notable increase in recent weeks about protecting life on Earth from a devastating asteroid strike. But a new study suggests that space rocks actually made life possible on the Blue Planet....
21:34, 08/14/2019

How to find life beyond Earth - Science Weekly podcast As scientists at University College London announce the discovery of water in the atmosphere of a potentially habitable ‘super Earth’, Ian Sample explores our prospects for finding life beyond our own planet Continue reading......
14:51, 09/13/2019

Why This Earth-Like Planet is a Big Step Forward in the Search for Life If planets were products their price would be tumbling. Little more than a generation ago, we knew of only eight planets in all the universe—the ones within our own solar system. Only two of them, Earth and Mars, were plausibly capable of supporting life and only one of those definitely does. ...
21:00, 09/11/2019

Life in the fastest warming place on earth - podcast In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C since 1971, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. India Rakusen and Jon Watts travel to Svalbard to find out how the island is coping with the effects of global heating. And: Gary Younge on Ivanka Trump’s presence at the G2...
06:51, 07/02/2019

NASA Confirms Mission to Find Life on Jupiter's Icy Moon Europa NASA's Europa Clipper mission, which is set to help the space agency conduct "an in-depth exploration" of Jupiter's moon Europa, will launch in 2025....
12:34, 08/21/2019

NASA is prepping a 2026 mission to Titan to find the origins of life NASA yesterday announced details about its next major mission called Dragonfly, which aims to take a trip to Titan. The space agency said that it wants to launch a spaceship to Saturn’s moon by 2026, that’ll reach the moon’s surface by 2034. The mission was selected after a two-and-a-half year compe...
09:00, 06/28/2019

Life may have begun on Earth 100 million years earlier than we thought A new timeline of early evolution suggests life on Earth began 100 million years earlier than we thought, while meteorites were still pummelling the planet...
20:17, 04/28/2019

NASA discovers nearby ‘super-Earth’ that ‘could harbor life’ “This is exciting, as this is humanity’s first nearby super-Earth that could harbor life — uncovered with help from TESS, our small, mighty mission with a huge reach,” said astronomer Lisa Kaltenegger....
07:17, 08/02/2019

'The future of life on Earth lies in the balance' – a picture essay Almost 600 conservation experts have signed a letter by the wildlife charity WWF, published to coincide with UN report into loss of biodiversityAlmost 600 conservation experts have signed the Call4Nature open letter written by wildlife charity WWF, which is being published to coincide with the IPBES...
02:17, 05/07/2019

Earth-like snowball planets may be able to support life, study finds A University of Toronto study found frozen Earth-like planets may be warm enough to support life. Its findings have now blurred the line between what is a habitable and inhabitable planet.       ...
20:51, 07/30/2019

Discovery of one billion year old fungi changes our understanding of life on Earth When scientists search for species that lived hundreds of millions of years ago they’re not always just looking for ancient animals. Life on Earth has changed a lot over time, but sometimes a new discovery reveals a few things that have stayed largely the same. In a new paper published in Natu...
23:51, 05/23/2019

We might soon find out if the Earth-like worlds orbiting TRAPPIST-1 can support life The James Webb Space Telescope is going to be an incredible tool for scientists to peer deep into space, returning information that could teach us a lot about our universe and our place in it. Sure, the people making it might be incompetent, and it’s already so far over budget that Congress ha...
03:34, 08/15/2019

In the beginning: The full story of life on Earth can finally be told The events of the first 3.5 billion years of evolution are coming to light at last and they include far more drama and intrigue than we ever imagined...
00:34, 04/29/2019

Water discovery means 'super-Earth' could support life Water vapour has been discovered in the atmosphere of an enormous Earth-like planet already known to have habitable temperatures, which scientists say means it could support life....
21:34, 09/11/2019

Study finds meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible There’s been more discussion recently about protecting life on Earth from a devastating asteroid strike. But a new study suggests that space rocks actually made life possible on the Blue Planet. Researchers identified isotopes of selenium in rocks in Earth’s mantle and found identical is...
04:00, 08/16/2019

The north pole is moving and if it flips, life on Earth is in trouble The magnetic north pole is racing towards Siberia - but why? It's a mystery with huge implications, and to solve it, we're building an explosive model of the planet's core...
18:17, 06/28/2019

Mass extinction killed nearly all life on Earth 2 billion years ago There have been several mass extinction events during the planet’s history, including the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event, arguably the best known because of the death of the dinosaurs. Now, researchers may have discovered a new mass extinction event, one that happened 2.05 billion years...
11:34, 09/04/2019

NASA unveils new mission to fly to Saturn's moon, Titan, which could be home to alien life NASA unveiled the latest mission in its New Frontiers program, exploring Saturn's largest moon, Titan, which could potentially host extraterrestrial life....
23:34, 06/28/2019

NASA’s restored Apollo Mission Control is a slice of 60s life, frozen in amber Standing at the top row of the MOCR looking forward. The consoles are all lit via internal LEDs powered by a Crestron commercial lighting system, and the positions are all dressed to appear as if the controllers had all gotten up mid-shift and walked out and left all their stuff behind. ...
15:51, 06/28/2019

Apollo 'space legends' remember 1969 mission Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins joined several other key figures from that era for a look back at the historic moon mission, which began with liftoff exactly 50 years ago today. (July 16)        ...
05:51, 07/17/2019

By Jupiter! How the solar system’s giant made Earth ripe for life An audacious mission circling Jupiter’s poles is probing the planet’s deepest mysteries - including how it shaped our solar system and paved the way for our existence...
17:34, 05/23/2019

Scientists find that Mars is inhabitable for at least one of Earth’s life forms While trying to decide if humans can live on Mars, scientists believe they've found some germs can survive on the red planet.       ...
03:00, 06/22/2019

Gaia rebooted: New version of idea explains how Earth evolved for life The controversial Gaia hypothesis sees Earth as a superorganism adapted to be perfect for life. A weird type of evolution may finally show how that actually happens...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Human society under urgent threat from loss of Earth's natural life Scientists reveal one million species at risk of extinction in damning UN report Human society is in jeopardy from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life-support systems, the world’s leading scientists have warned, as they announced the results of the most thorough planetary health che...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Gene Kranz, NASA legend, brings Apollo Mission Control back to life The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing is rapidly approaching, and NASA is going all out to celebrate. We knew we’d get some retrospective videos, a few articles and interviews, but NASA really pulled out all the stops by reviving the Mission Control room of the Apollo 11 mission a...
22:17, 07/01/2019

‘Signs of Life’ Picked Out As TESS Satellite Uncovers Its First Nearby Super-Earth An international team of astronomers has characterized the first potentially habitable world outside of our solar system discovered by NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) ...
03:51, 08/02/2019

Passing by Earth this weekend: Two space rocks, one 'potentially hazardous' asteroid Asteroid 1999 KW4 has been called "oddly shaped," "potentially hazardous" and "massive." It will pass by Earth this weekend, NASA says.        ...
00:00, 05/24/2019

Mass extinction event 2 billion years ago killed 99 percent of life on Earth, study says There have been several mass extinction events during the planet's history, including the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event, arguably the best-known one because of the death of the dinosaurs. Now, researchers have discovered a new mass extinction event, one that happened 2.05 billion years ago a...
13:34, 09/04/2019

Water-air interfaces in rock pores helped spawn life on Earth, study suggests According to a new study, the geochemical qualities of water-air interfaces found inside tiny rock pores made the chemical evolution necessary to support life possible....
07:51, 07/30/2019

iPad confusion and Tory antics indicate lack of intelligent life on Earth | John Crace Aliens are unlikely to be impressed by the likes of Annunziata Rees-Mogg and the Conservative partyAfter three years of training telescopes on 1,327 stars within 160 light years of Earth as part of the Breakthrough Listen project, astronomers have been met with silence, having failed to detect any s...
14:00, 06/21/2019

The Yankees aren’t done making life miserable for David Price David Price became father to a baby girl this weekend, but the Yankees remain his daddy. At least that’s the message the sellout crowd of 47,267 sent the southpaw Sunday night as the AL East leaders hammered Price yet again in The Bronx to close out a four-game sweep with a commanding 7-4 victory ov...
08:51, 08/05/2019

Alan Dershowitz brags about ‘perfect sex life’ during attack on David Boies Alan Dershowitz, the prominent lawyer who once represented convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, bragged about his “perfect sex life” in defending himself against allegations he had sex with one of Epstein’s alleged victims. The gratuitous tidbit came in response to longstanding allegations ...
18:00, 07/19/2019

See David Beckham's Sweetest Family Moments & Prepare for Serious Life Envy Get ready to be shocked, because soccer hunk David Beckham is officially 44 years old! We are aware that actors and athletes and models age just like the rest of us, but it's pretty......
23:00, 05/02/2019

Netflix's 'Another Life' trailer shows Katee Sackhoff back in space It's been a while since we heard about this 10-episode sci-fi series from Netflix that features Battlestar Galactica and Longmire star Katee Sackhoff, but now there's a new teaser trailer for Another Life. According to the synopsis, her character Nik......
15:34, 07/10/2019

Netflix is sending Katee Sackhoff back to space for Another Life on July 25 Having somehow not gotten her fill of sci-fi space drama on Battlestar Galactica, Katee Sackhoff is starring in another sci-fi space show called Another Life for Netflix that concerns an astronaut investigating the origin of some kind of alien artifact. We first heard about it last April, with the o...
19:17, 06/20/2019

Netflix sends Katee Sackhoff back into space with the messy sci-fi of Another Life Katee Sackhoff is an awfully compelling actor. She’s got a talent for taking good material and elevating it into great performances—or, as anyone who saw her on the short-lived reboot of Bionic Woman can attest, injecting something watchable into lumpen disasters. Her career-making turn in Battlesta...
20:34, 07/25/2019

Former MLB All-Star David Cone opens up about highlights, mistakes and life lessons in new book Former Major League Baseball All-Star pitcher David Cone opens up about his mistakes and life lessons in the new book “Full Count: The Education of a Pitcher.”...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Space Genius Ted Cruz Is Super Worried About Space Pirates Stealing our Space Booty President Trump’s proposed Space Force has found new support from a fleshy sack of dogfood and charmlessness that wears a suit and calls itself “Ted Cruz.” This talking sack is the Senator from Texas, and has decided that we need to fund the proposed Space Force to protect us from space pirates. Yep...
03:00, 05/17/2019

UN opens new political mission for Haiti, ending 15-year peacekeeping mission The United Nations Security Council will establish an office in Haiti to support the country's government and increase stability, replacing the 15-year peacekeeping mission....
20:51, 06/26/2019

Cat sparks $7,500 rescue mission after getting stuck on bridge six days; mission fails, pet gets bored and wanders home A pet cat who sparked a pricey rescue mission after getting trapped on a bridge in England for eventually got bored nearly a week later and walked home on her own....
19:34, 05/30/2019

Why Earth's water could be older than Earth itself How did water survive Earth's searingly hot birth? A radical new answer turns planetary history on its head – and could revolutionise the search for alien life...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Expect the unexpected: David Luiz and Arsenal’s new defensive chaos | David Hytner Arsenal’s potency up front looks like it will be matched by fragility at the back, and the only certainty seems to be that they will be entertaining to watchIt is not the sort of admission with which a member of the goalkeepers’ union ought to be comfortable. In the throes of a discussion about Arse...
05:00, 09/03/2019

US Space Command launches, the next step to realizing Trump’s dream of a Space Force AND WE HAVE LIFTOFF: Today’s ceremony reestablishing U.S. Space Command marks a significant step in fulfilling President Trump’s vision of a full-fledged Space Force as a separate, albeit the smallest, branch of the armed forces....
16:17, 08/29/2019

Space Defender: Trump launches Space Command to safeguard final frontier President Donald Trump on Thursday announced the formal establishment of a Space Command to ensure US military supremacy in outer space. “It’s a big deal. As the newest combat command, Space Command will defend America’s vital interest in space, the next war-fighting domain. I think that is pretty o...
01:51, 08/30/2019

The European Space Agency is building a ‘comet interceptor’ to uncover space secrets The European Space Agency (ESA) announced yesterday that it’s planning to make a ‘comet interceptor’ probe within the next eight years. The probe aims to capture details of a comet not seen before, when it enters our solar system. The comet interceptor will consist of three spacecrafts: one main uni...
22:51, 06/20/2019

Navy removes 'space' from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command The U.S. Navy has removed "space" from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command and added "information" in a rebranding effort that emphasizes information warfare....
21:17, 06/04/2019

Space Command to launch Aug. 29 as Trump’s 'Space Force' takes shape President Trump’s proposed Space Force is another step closer to taking off, as top brass announced this week that a space combatant command will launch later this month....
02:34, 08/22/2019

How to add space to your home on a budget: meet the couple who added a third more space to their one-bedroom Hackney flat Extending an awkwardly shaped one-bedroom flat in an old Hackney synagogue needed four party wall agreements and engineering skill, plus huge dollops of imagination, diplomacy and chutzpah....
06:34, 05/13/2019

Trump establishes Space Command, defends US interest in space President Trump formally announced the re-establishment of the U.S. Space Command on Tuesday after a 17-year absence as his administration focuses on concerns about the vulnerability of U.S. satellites. ...
21:51, 08/30/2019

OPINION: The first duty of a Space Force is to protect space commerce The new space service needs to launch a peacetime offensive to protect and enable a space economy, writes a former leading Air Force space strategist....
17:34, 06/21/2019

India plans to launch own space station: space agency India will look to create its own space station following the completion of the country's first manned mission into space in 2022, its space agency chief said on Thursday....
18:17, 06/13/2019

Congress Isn’t Keen on a Space Force, So What About a Space Coast Guard Instead? This week Congress dealt a blow to President Donald Trump’s idea for a Space Force, authorizing just $15 million to fund the operation. Critics in Congress believe that the administration hasn’t made a good enough case for a new form of military service. But as both the government and civilian space...
05:34, 05/23/2019

David Allen was given oxygen treatment, left the ring on a stretcher, and sent to hospital after his stoppage loss to the 6-foot-8 heavyweight David Price Photo by Bradley Collyer/PA Images via Getty Images David Allen was sent to hospital after his 10th round stoppage loss to domestic rival David Price. Allen was outclassed by a well-schooled Price and was pulled out of the fight by his trainer Darren Barker, who threw the white towel into the ring ...
09:51, 07/21/2019

Chinese space station Tiangong-2 is about to fall from space The Chinese space agency is getting ready to bring its small space station, Tiangong-2, down from orbit to splash down in the Pacific Ocean on 19 July...
04:00, 07/19/2019

How a Soviet space station became a symbol of space cooperation Many disasters befell the space station Mir, not least the collapse of the state that built it – but it showed how nations could come and work together in orbit...
23:34, 09/04/2019

How Babylon 5 went from space opera to space junk After almost being cancelled, the sci-fi show with heart and brains became a shadow of its former selfBabylon 5 was a show that should never have been commissioned. Five seasons of the United Nations set in space, anyone? Well, set your phasers to stunned because while Star Trek gets all the glory –...
19:51, 09/09/2019

Donald Trump hails space as 'next war-fighting domain' at launch of US Space Command Donald Trump hailed space as the "next war-fighting domain" as he launched US Space Command to help ensure America's supremacy outside the Earth's atmosphere....
06:51, 08/30/2019

Rent out parking space for Wimbledon 2019: how to make money from your parking space in London Driveways might not be the most exciting part of a property, but come big events, renting yours out to ticket holders desperate for somewhere to park can make you money....
17:34, 07/02/2019

Space tourism? The truth about NASA's plan to 'privatize' the International Space Station NASA plans to permit Boeing and SpaceX to carry tourists to the International Space Station (ISS). Here's the truth about privatizing space.       ...
17:34, 07/03/2019

Scientists are building a real-life version of the Starship Enterprise's life scanner When the crewmembers of the Starship Enterprise pull into orbit around a new planet, one of the first things they do is scan for life-forms. Here in the real world, researchers have long been trying to figure out how to unambiguously detect signs of life on distant exoplanets. ...
16:00, 08/23/2019

Texas woman taken off life support against family's wishes – then a pro-life group stepped in A Texas woman was taken off life-support Monday, against her family's wishes, after the hospital invoked a law allowing them to deny further care. But a pro-life group stepped in....
22:51, 05/17/2019

Sony Xperia 1 battery life: real-life impressions and test results are out! The Sony Xperia 1 is a monster of a phone: the world's first 4K AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855 chip, a new 21:9 super tall and narrow form factor, gaming optimizations, new cameras, and the list just goes on and on.And lo and behold, all of those monster specs are combined with... a tiny little 3,30...
17:34, 06/11/2019

Woman who killed daughters after ‘they got in the way’ of her sex life sentenced to life in prison A woman found guilty in England of killing her two young daughters because they "got in the way" of her sex life has been jailed for life, the BBC reports....
08:17, 08/03/2019

Graffiti vandal tells how he turned his life around from tagging Tube trains at night to photographing life on the Bakerloo line A graffiti vandal who was jailed after spraying his distinctive tag across the Tube network today tells how he turned his life around to become a photographer documenting the Bakerloo line....
19:34, 05/26/2019

How about the ‘pro-life’ lobby get behind these life-positive causes instead? | Hadley Freeman Banning abortion isn’t the most effective place to start if you want to save livesIt’s always more fun to be on the winning side, and in the US right now there is no question that the pro-life side is – well, “killing it” seems like the wrong term, so let’s say it’s enjoying some triumphs. Georgia, ...
18:00, 05/25/2019

New name and a new mission for VW's lab VW promises a global lineup filled with scores of battery-electric vehicles. Its Silicon Valley lab will be responsible for making those coming products technologically advanced and customer-oriented....
06:18, 07/06/2019

Behind the scenes of the Apollo mission at MIT Fifty years ago this week, humanity made its first expedition to another world, when Apollo 11 touched down on the moon and two astronauts walked on its surface. That moment changed the world in ways that still reverberate today. MIT’s deep and varied connections to that epochal event — many of w...
21:34, 07/18/2019

Outlining the Knicks’ do-or-die mission And as for the other team in town … OK, OK, we kid. If it is indisputable the Nets’ star-splashed Sunday made significant strides in their perpetual effort to gain equal footing with the Knicks, it is equally unarguable that the Knicks still remain the prime holders of the deed to the city’s b...
04:00, 07/02/2019

Apollo 11: Mission Out of Control The inside story of how Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin struggled to touch down on the moon, while their guidance computer kept crashing. Again and again....
12:34, 06/24/2019

Chandrayaan 2: All You Need To Know About India's Moon Mission Chandrayaan 2 began its journey to the moon on July 22, launching from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on board heavy-lift rocket GSLV Mark 3. It is expected to make a soft landing on the moon's south......
11:00, 09/06/2019

Chandrayaan-2: All You Need to Know About India's Second Lunar Mission Chandrayaan-2 ISRO mission will be India's first space mission to conduct a soft landing on the moon. Here's every key detail you need to know about it....
16:17, 07/13/2019

The cancer survivor on a mission to help women win Rana Nawas built her career on solving problems. As an Oxford-educated engineer she forged a highly successful career, plying her trade with companies like GE Capital, McKinsey & Company, as well as the Dubai government....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Here’s Every Single Mission to the Moon in One Chart Humans started to work in earnest to get to the moon in the 1950s, when the U.S. and U.S.S.R. initiated a bracing Cold War space race. The Soviets drew first blood in 1959: in that one year, Luna 1 became the first spacecraft to reach the moon. Luna 2 was the first to reach the lunar surface, and Lu...
17:34, 07/18/2019

The Case Against the Apollo 11 Moon Mission On July 13, 1969, just a few days before Apollo XI lifted off into the sky, newspapers across the country ran a syndicated column by Drew Pearson, an infamous figure in mid-century American journalism. Perhaps most famously, he broke the story about General George S. Patton slapping a soldier during...
19:00, 07/20/2019

Opinion: Car design - the new Mission Impossible? i8 fulfilled its objective as a 'statement piece' for early EV adopters Why planning ten years ahead is getting harder than ever Who’d be BMW Group design director Adrian van Hooydonk, a man consistently accused of popping “all-new” designs out of jelly moulds and somehow simultaneously wrecking ...
14:00, 06/27/2019

What it was like inside Apollo 11's Mission Control After retiring from NASA in 1994, Gene Kranz remembers taking tours through the historic Mission Operations Control Room at Johnson Space Center in Houston....
06:51, 07/25/2019

The GTA San Andreas Mission That's So Easy, There's No Way To Fail It Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is filled with some famously annoying and difficult missions. Everyone knows of the infamous mission where the player is tasked with following a train while riding a dirtbike. Or the extremely hard Zero RC missions, which were so bad and challenging that Rockstar actual...
17:56, 08/11/2019

Former EPA administrators say agency has retreated from its mission Four former EPA administrators on Tuesday told a House subcommittee that the agency needs to re-establish its scientific credibility and return to its mission....
01:00, 06/12/2019

This Is Hell on Earth While the White House and conservative media continue trying to spin the abhorrent conditions in migrant detention centers after a visit from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other members of Congress, new reports shed further light on the dire conditions in our immigration jails....
08:34, 07/03/2019

Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? The Galaxy Fold still hasn’t gone on sale, and yet, it seems Samsung has caught a full-on case of foldable fever because based on a number of reports and rumors, Samsung might already have as many as three more foldable phones in the works.Read more......
20:34, 06/27/2019

Glaad’s Bold New Mission: an L.G.B.T. Constitutional Amendment Led by its chief executive, Sarah Kate Ellis, the gay rights group is moving beyond Hollywood and toward national politics, raising eyebrows among some of its allies....
23:00, 06/29/2019

UK to launch European security mission over Iran row The British government has said it will create a new mission with European allies amid rising tensions with Iran in the Strait of Hormuz. The UK's foreign minister said Britain "will always defend" freedom of navigation....
19:34, 07/22/2019

You can own a flag from the Apollo 11 mission, if your pockets are deep enough We’re now just one month away from the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, and owners of some seriously sought-after space relics are putting their memorabilia on the auction block in the hopes of capitalizing on the hype. RR Auction is hosting the bidding for a num...
00:00, 06/22/2019

U.S. Air Force F-35As conduct first combat mission An airstrike against an IS tunnel network and weapons cache in Iraq marked the first combat employment for the U.S. Air Force's variant of the F-35 fifth generation fighter aircraft....
18:34, 05/01/2019

End of a 'secret' German military mission in Cameroon The announcement that Germany has ended its military mission in Cameroon came as a surprise to many who were unaware of the presence of German soldiers in the conflict-torn African country....
07:00, 07/18/2019

India has launched an ambitious mission to the Moon Enlarge / India's GSLV Mark III rocket is seen on the launch pad with its lunar payload. (credit: ISRO) On Monday, an Indian rocket launched a spacecraft bound for the Moon from Sriharikota, a barrier island off the Bay of Bengal coast. This Chandrayaan-2 mission is the second spacecraft India has...
20:34, 07/22/2019

Nieces and nephews give soldier her next mission This amazing National Guard Auntie just landed stateside and there was no question where she was going first.        ...
11:17, 09/05/2019

Mission possible: £5bn London theme park deal The backers of a £5 billion theme park planned for the Thames Estuary have signed a deal with Paramount Pictures opening the possibility of thriller rides based on films such as Mission: Impossible, Star Trek or The Italian Job....
05:00, 06/28/2019

Mission to Mars: The complete guide to getting to the Red Planet Humanity's first Mars mission will need a big rocket, lots of free time, reliable team mates and lots of NASA cash. Here's our 5-step plan to get people to the planet and back...
13:51, 06/13/2019

Inside the audacious mission to map every microbe in Australia Billions of viruses, bacteria, and other tiny organisms live in Australia. A bold project hopes to use DNA sequencing to identify all of them – can it be done? ...
06:34, 06/12/2019

The Downsides of Central Bank Mission Creep Many central banks argue that they have a mandate to act on the impact from climate change. This sort of mission creep might only serve to enmesh central banks more in politics—and make them less reliable for investors....
17:51, 06/18/2019

India has launched its Chandrayaan 2 mission to the moon India launched its second moon mission on 22 July. The mission will place a lander and rover near the moon’s south pole, a promising site for human exploration...
19:00, 07/22/2019

India to launch second moon mission in July NEW DELHI (AP) — India says it will launch a second moon mission next month aimed at landing a rover near the southern pole, which hasn’t been explored so far. Indian Space Research Organization Chairman K. Sivan says the moon landing is expected on Sept. 6 or 7. A spacecraft will be launched ...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Mission Control restored 50 years after Apollo 11 NASA’s old Mission Control in Houston has been meticulously restored to the way it looked 50 years ago when two men first landed on the moon. It was last used for space shuttle flights in the 1990s. It opens to the public next week. (June 28)       ...
12:34, 06/28/2019

India to launch moon mission after delay India's space agency is set to make another attempt to launch its second lunar mission, a week after an earlier effort had to be called off. Scientists hope to make a soft landing on the moon's unexplored south pole....
09:51, 07/22/2019

Mission Over Mars Now Streaming on ALTBalaji and ZEE5 Less than a month since it was depicted on the big screen in Mission Mangal, India's historic Mars mission is now also a limited series. Mission Over Mars - the unlicensed, fictional adaptation of......
12:18, 09/10/2019

India’s Chandrayaan-2 mission just hit a major milestone India is now poised to become the fourth country on Earth to pull off a soft Moon landing. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched the Chandrayaan-2 mission in late July — after a “technical snag” delayed the launch by about a week — and it just hit another maj...
11:00, 08/21/2019

Peter McGrail makes his mission statement After disappointment at the European Games, Peter McGrail looks forward to the World championships The post Peter McGrail makes his mission statement appeared first on Boxing News....
12:34, 08/26/2019

U.S. Planned Strike Against Iran but Called Off Mission After Iran shot down a U.S. reconnaissance drone, Washington was preparing to launch a retaliatory strike, but the mission was called off at the last minute, U.S. officials said....
09:51, 06/21/2019

Japanese cargo mission to ISS scrubbed after fire Sending stuff to space is very, very difficult. It can be easy to forget that, especially with the seemingly constant stream of rocket launches we see these days, but for as many successful launches as there are, there are always at least a few that hit snags along the way. Such is the case for Japa...
06:34, 09/12/2019

Spacewatch: ESA greenlights Comet Interceptor mission Spacecraft will travel to an as-yet unidentified comet and map it in three dimensions The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected a comet interceptor for the first of its new class of “fast” missions.These must launch within eight years of selection and weigh less than 1,000kg so they can hitchhike...
04:00, 06/28/2019

Chandrayaan-2 Mission to Launch on July 15 at 2:51am India's second mission to the Moon, Chandrayaan-2, would be launched on July 15, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Sivan announced....
05:34, 06/13/2019

India launches historic mission to the Moon With the launch of its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, India is planning to join an exclusive group of countries that have successfully landed on the Moon....
05:34, 07/23/2019

Raytheon contracted for changes to LCS escort mission module Raytheon received an $8.6 million contract for changes and support to reduce the weight of the littoral combat ship's Escort Mission Module, specifically to support the vessel's Anti-Submarine Warfare Mission Package....
00:34, 08/07/2019

| UN freezes decrease of Sudan peace mission The UN Security Council has agreed on a four-month pause in the decrease of a peacekeeping mission from Sudan's Darfur region as leaders in Khartoum press on with difficult talks on a political transition....
01:00, 06/28/2019

Apollo 11 at 50: Mission's scientific legacy was just getting to the moon Dozens of experiments now travel to and from the International Space Station, and each NASA mission features an array of scientific objectives. For Apollo 11, 50 years ago, making it to the moon was the whole experiment....
09:51, 06/17/2019

What happened to India’s Chandrayaan-2 moon mission? On Saturday, at 1.35AM IST (Friday 4.05 EST/ 9.05 CET), India’s Chandrayaan-2 began its descent towards the moon’s surface. There was palpable excitement among the scientists at Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the country’s government-run space agency – and among millions following live s...
12:34, 09/09/2019

Yankees can’t ignore other half of pitching mission Wandering eyes will be focused on the likes of Toronto’s Marcus Stroman, the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner and perhaps Cleveland’s Trevor Bauer over the coming weeks as the Yankees look to fortify their starting pitching for the stretch run and beyond. And though there’s no denying the importance of add...
03:34, 07/11/2019

Brexit's Biggest Booster Has a New, Old Mission: Leave the EU As Britain votes Thursday to elect lawmakers for the European Parliament, Nigel Farage’s newly created Brexit Party is well ahead in the polls. The party has no manifesto and only one aim: get the U.K. out of the EU, even if it means leaving without a divorce deal. ...
00:00, 05/23/2019

The (Almost) Forgotten History of The Mission of San Ignacio Miní The name Argentina comes from the Latin word for sliver 'argentum', and it is indeed a country rich architectural heritage, especially in its main cities. ...
04:00, 05/27/2019

"Mission Mahamilawat Wants Khichdi Government": PM's Dig At Opposition Attacking the opposition once again today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that "missionmahamilawat'' wants a "khichdi" government at the centre, the control of which will stay in the hands of the......
14:34, 04/29/2019

India's moon mission blasts off after delay India's space agency has launched its second lunar mission, a week after an earlier effort had to be called off. Scientists hope to make a soft landing on the moon's unexplored south pole....
14:17, 07/22/2019

Joining US In "Maritime Security Mission" In Gulf: UK Britain on Monday said it would join the United States in an "international maritime security mission" to protect merchant vessels in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tension with Iran....
20:00, 08/05/2019

She's Running From Kashmir To Kanyakumari In 100 Days With A Mission A 33-year-old marathon runner from Delhi is on a unique mission, one that combines immense physical strength and a wish to bring people of the country together. To accomplish this mission, Sufiya......
15:34, 06/18/2019

Planet Fitness Must Come Down to Earth Our third annual Summer Stock Picking Contest begins. Fast-growing gym chain Planet Fitness depends on a constant supply of flabby customers and is priced for unit growth that could take a hit in a downturn....
23:34, 08/11/2019

100 best places on Earth for 2020 Rough Guide has picked its 100 best places on Earth to visit in 2020, and the senior editor who oversees the list shares her personal bucket-list favorites with CNN Travel....
17:34, 09/07/2019

Most beautiful places on Earth The world's a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty's also subjective. It'd be impossible to get a unanimous decision on the most beautiful places around the world -- but we think this list is a good start to plan your travels....
23:17, 05/06/2019

When aliens spot Earth, what will they see? Researchers have made incredible advancements in the detection and study of exoplanets in recent years, spotting literally thousands of new planets and learning tantalizing details about them. Scientists can often tell how warm a planet’s surface is, what its atmosphere is made of, and whether...
11:34, 08/26/2019

This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet Scientists have discovered a pair of temperate, Earth-sized exoplanet candidates around a nearby star, according to a new paper. What makes this planetary system stand out from all the others discovered in recent years is just how similar one of its planets may be to Earth.Read more......
00:51, 06/20/2019

The most remote hotel on Earth Residents of Ittoqqortoormiit in Eastern Greenland are hoping this guest house will spark a fragile tourism industry in an isolated corner of the emptiest country on Earth....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Gizmodo Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? Gizmodo Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? | Kotaku Valve Changes Steam Sale After Widespread Complaints From Developers And Players | Jalopnik I Have $200,000 to Spend on Something Faster Than My Audi RS7! What Car Should I Buy? | Skillet I’m YouTuber Natalie Wynn of ContraPoints, and This Is Ho...
01:17, 06/28/2019

Can we protect Earth from asteroids? What should we do if at some point a giant asteroid or comet comes hurtling toward Earth? This week, experts in Maryland are discussing the dangers of meteorites and possible defense strategies....
16:17, 05/01/2019

What would the Earth be like without the Amazon rainforest? Fires that have been ravaging the Amazon rainforest have raised questions about whether the world could survive with a devastated Amazon.        ...
19:17, 08/28/2019

UK: Europe-led mission will protect vital shipping in Gulf Britain says it’s planning to develop and deploy a Europe-led ‘maritime protection mission’ to protect shipping in the vital Strait of Hormuz in light of Iran’s seizure or a British-flagged tanker in the vital waterway...
23:00, 07/22/2019

| New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said....
20:34, 06/10/2019

Canada’s peacekeeping mission in Mali extended into August The Canadian Forces' peacekeeping mission in Mali is going to last a little longer than previously planned - but not as long as the United Nations hoped....
22:51, 06/14/2019

Success in India's second attempt at launching Moon mission India is preparing to relaunch a mission to land a rover on the moon, in what would be a first for a nation that is trying to become a space superpower....
11:51, 07/22/2019

Over 7,000 Cheered From Sriharikota Launch Pad As Moon Mission Lifted Off As potential history setting rocket Chandrayaan 2 lifted off towards the moon from the Sathish Dhawan Space Centre with a roar, the human decibel level too soared equally high at Sriharikota in Andhra......
08:00, 07/23/2019

Most Of Debris From Mission Shakti Has Decayed: DRDO Chief Most of the debris generated from from the anti-satellite test India conducted in March have decayed and rest of it will dissipate in a "short period of time", Defence Research and Development......
00:17, 05/11/2019

AEW's Double Or Nothing Delivered As Both A Mission Statement And A Wrestling Show LAS VEGAS — All Elite Wrestling’s inaugural event on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas gave fans a lot to digest, but more importantly it delivered a well-balanced and suitably fulfilling feast. What was supposed to be a taste of what’s to come from AEW, both in the ring and ...
16:51, 05/28/2019

Engineers restore audio recordings from Apollo 11 mission A team at the University of Texas at Dallas spent years digitizing old tapes of the conversations between mission control and the Apollo 11 astronauts....
18:00, 07/22/2019

UN mission urges financial isolation of Myanmar’s military BANGKOK (AP) — An international fact-finding mission is urging that countries cut off all business with Myanmar’s military as part of efforts to hold the army accountable for human rights abuses. The U.N. Human Rights Council said in a statement on Tuesday that there has been no progress towar...
07:17, 05/14/2019

India’s moon mission Chandrayaan 2 delayed just before launch Just before the intended launch of India’s Chandrayaan 2 mission to the moon’s south pole, a “technical snag” with the rocket caused it to be called off for now...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Nixon’s secret speech if Apollo 11 mission had gone wrong President Richard Nixon, who delivered a message to Armstrong, Aldrin and Michael Collins after the successful lunar landing, also asked his speechwriter to write a contingency speech should something go wrong....
21:17, 07/16/2019

India successfully shoots for moon, begins 14-day mission Days after Apollo 11's 50th anniversary, India launched an unmanned flight bound for the far side of the moon.        ...
21:34, 07/22/2019

UK to send 250 troops to Mali for dangerous peacekeeping mission The UK is to send 250 troops to Mali in the biggest peace-keeping deployment since Bosnia and potentially the most dangerous mission for British forces since Afghanistan....
07:34, 07/22/2019

SpaceX was forced to delay its Starlink mission yet again, but for a different reason Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: SpaceX was planning on launching a suite of 60 communications satellites last night but it was forced to scrub the mission and push it to a later date. That should probably sound familiar since that’s exactly what happened on Wednesday evening, an...
20:34, 05/17/2019

"We Shall Overcome One Day": President Kovind On Chandrayaan Moon Mission "Hum honge kamayab, mann me hai vishwas, poora hai vishwas, hum honge kamyaab ek din," (We shall overcome, we shall overcome, with belief in our hearts, we shall overcome, one day) this is how......
15:00, 09/07/2019

After Lunar Mission, India To Venture Deep Into Sea With "Samudrayaan" India's ambitious project to send a team to the deep sea in a submersible vehicle is likely to becom a reality in 2021-22 with the ''Samudrayaan'' project, a senior official said....
00:17, 09/02/2019

Chandrayaan-2: ISRO Says 95 Percent Mission Objectives Accomplished Chandrayaan-2 Moon mission has accomplished 90 to 95 percent of its mission objectives, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said in a new statement on Saturday....
17:00, 09/07/2019

US hospital ship begins 5-month mission in the Americas The U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort begins on Friday a five-month medical assistance mission in 11 countries of the Americas affected by Venezuela's humanitarian crisis....
22:00, 06/13/2019

Pope Francis on delicate mission in Orthodox Bulgaria The pontiff is visiting Bulgaria, which could prove a touchy affair, as the country’s Orthodox Church is not on the best of terms with Rome. But he is popular with the people in both countries....
08:34, 05/04/2019

Why ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 Mission Is Not A Failure Despite Landing Setback India's first attempt to land on the Moon may have gone off-script but the ambitious Chandrayaan 2 mission has been far from a flop. With a mission life of one year, the Chandrayaan 2 orbiter remains......
04:00, 09/07/2019

India loses contact with spacecraft on mission to the moon India lost contact with a spacecraft it was attempting to land on the moon on Saturday, the chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said, in a setback to the nation's ambitious plans to become the first country to probe the unexplored lunar south pole....
03:34, 09/07/2019

First photos of freed hostages after French rescue mission The first pictures of hostages freed following an operation by French troops in Burkina Faso have emerged after two French soldiers were killed during their rescue....
17:51, 05/11/2019

India Plans to Launch Moon Mission in July (Bloomberg) — India will launch a lunar mission on July 15, attempting to become the fourth country to land on the moon and cementing its place among the world’s space faring nations. The Chandrayaan-2 mission aims to deliver a rover to an elevated plane close to the uncharted lunar Sout...
18:17, 06/12/2019

Britain to send 250 troops to U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali Britain will deploy 250 troops to Mali to aid a United Nations peacekeeping mission protecting an unstable peace, the British government announced on Monday....
03:34, 07/23/2019

Ultimate challenge in danger of becoming mission impossible for Thiem Beating Rafael Nadal on clay is the ultimate challenge, but that may have already become mission impossible for his opponent Dominic Thiem, even before Sunday's French Open final gets underway....
06:00, 06/09/2019

India sends unmanned mission to moon’s far side SRIHARIKOTA, India — India’s space agency says it has launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. Scientists at the mission control center burst into applause as the rocket lifted off in clear weather as scheduled at...
14:00, 07/22/2019

Decorated solider dies in combat mission in Afghanistan FORT BRAGG, N.C. — US military officials say a decorated Special Forces company sergeant major has died during combat operations in Afghanistan. A spokesman for the US Army Special Operations Command said in a statement Sunday that 40-year-old James G. “Ryan” Sartor was killed Saturday during combat...
23:51, 07/14/2019

ISRO Chandrayaan 2 Mission: When And Where To Watch Live Streaming Chandrayaan-2's orbiter, lander and rover have been designed and made in India, and it will use its most powerful rocket launcher, GSLV Mk III, to carry the 2.4 tonne orbiter....
08:00, 07/14/2019

Frustration for Nadal as Wimbledon mission falls short Rewarding as it was for Rafael Nadal to become the only player to win the same Grand Slam 12 times by chalking up his dozen at last month's French Open, the Spaniard arrived at Wimbledon this year like a man on a mission....
08:00, 07/13/2019

Mission accomplished as Peaty seals triple-double There were seven other swimmers standing on the blocks when Adam Peaty plunged into the pool for the 50 meters breaststroke final on Wednesday but in truth it was the clock the Briton was racing as he swept to gold at the world championships....
23:51, 07/24/2019

NASA reminds everyone it still needs another $30 billion for Trump’s Moon mission So, NASA wants to go back to the Moon. It’s wanted to do it for a while now and has been slowly piecing together how such a trip might happen, but that was before the current administration ordered NASA to get boots on the moon by 2024 or else. Now, with a drastically shortened timeline, NASA ...
03:00, 06/15/2019

Chandrayaan-2 Mission Launch Delayed Due to 'Technical Snag' India's second mission to Moon, Chandrayaan-2 onboard GSLVMkIII-M1 was Monday called off due to a technical snag, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said....
08:17, 07/15/2019

Chandrayaan 2 Mission Launch : When And Where To Watch Live Streaming The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will make a second attempt to launch the ambitious moon mission Chandrayaan-2, a week after it was aborted just before lift-off. Chandrayaan-2 will be......
14:34, 07/22/2019

India delays mission to land a rover on the moon India's historic mission to land a rover on the surface of the moon was called off Monday due to a "technical snag," the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) said....
07:17, 07/15/2019

India to launch second lunar mission on July 22 after delay India's space agency said on Thursday it would launch the country's second lunar mission on July 22, after the original launch was called off due to a 'technical snag' earlier this week....
13:34, 07/18/2019

India set to land rover on moon in second lunar mission BENGALURU — India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon. The mission, if successful, would make India only the fourth country behind the United States,...
18:34, 06/12/2019

U.S. says 'premature' to discuss future Afghan counterterrorism mission The top U.S. military officer said on Wednesday it was too early to talk about the future of U.S. counterterrorism forces in Afghanistan, as U.S and Taliban forces appear close to an agreement to end the 18-year war....
22:51, 08/28/2019

Chinese mission uncovers secrets on the far side of the moon China's Chang'e-4 mission, the first to land on the far side of the moon, is shedding light on one of the moon's biggest mysteries, according to a new study....
05:34, 05/16/2019

"Congress Will Accomplish 'Mission 25' In Rajasthan": Sachin Pilot Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot today said that BJP had failed to tell people during the Lok Sabha election what had they done for them in the last five years....
11:51, 05/04/2019

SpaceX overcomes delays to launch resupply mission After a series of delays SpaceX has launched a resupply mission for NASA to the International Space Station (ISS) carrying almost 2.5 tonnes of equipment....
22:17, 05/04/2019

| WATCH: India's moon mission lifts off after delay India has launched a rocket into space to perform a soft landing of a rover on the moon, the country's most ambitious mission yet to cement its position as a leading low-cost space power....
14:51, 07/27/2019

Israel plans new moonshot after maiden mission fails The aerospace company behind Israel's failed first moonshot said on Saturday it would pursue a second mission with funds raised from private donors and the public....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter....
23:51, 07/04/2019

UN mission: Ukraine actions after Odessa fire inadequate Five years after 48 people died in clashes in the Ukrainian city of Odessa, including dozens in a burning building, the U.N. human rights monitoring mission in the country is criticizing authorities for delays in prosecution and investigation of the violence....
14:34, 05/02/2019

PM Modi Brought "Bad Luck": HD Kumaraswamy's Take On Moon Mission Karnataka's former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had brought "bad luck" when he stepped into the Bengaluru premises of the Indian Space Research Organisation,......
21:00, 09/12/2019

Restored Mission Control comes alive 50 years after Apollo HOUSTON (AP) — NASA’s Mission Control from the Apollo days has been meticulously restored to the way it looked 50 years ago. The control room at Johnson Space Center in Houston was last used for space shuttle flights in the 1990s. Friday’s grand opening culminates years of work and milli...
08:34, 06/28/2019

US Moon Mission Successful As They Launched On Ekadashi: Ex-RSS Activist Space scientists in the US succeeded in their 39th attempt to send their craft to the moon because they had launched it on "Ekadashi", former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh activist Sambhaji Bhide said......
01:51, 09/10/2019

Virgin Galactic unveils new spaceport mission control Space tourism takes another step towards reality with Virgin Galactic's mission control center. The facility aims to connect paying customers to the business of space travel before launching them into the final frontier....
06:34, 08/16/2019

Scientists to be trapped in ice for year-long Arctic mission Scientists from 17 nations, including the United States, Russia and China, are preparing for a year-long mission to the central Arctic to study the impact climate change is having on the planet’s frigid far north...
22:51, 07/03/2019

Indian mission to recover climbers' bodies could take 10 days or more Indian authorities will likely take at least 10 days to recover the bodies of a group of climbers feared killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas, government and police officials said on Wednesday....
15:00, 06/05/2019

Getting Drunk In GTA Online's Casino Unlocks A New Secret Mission The recently added casino in Grand Theft Auto Online has become a popular spot for players and has led to GTA Online reaching its highest number of active players since launch. But while the slot machines and card games are a big draw, there is a secret hidden in the casino for those willing to get ...
23:34, 08/15/2019

Plans Detailed For First US Mission To Land On Moon Since Apollo The first American spacecraft expected to land on the moon in nearly 50 years will be an unmanned robotic lander built by closely held Astrobotic Technology Inc and launched in two years by United......
05:17, 08/20/2019

Germany's Scholz 'very skeptical' about U.S. mission for Strait of Hormuz Germany's Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday he was very skeptical about a request by the United States to join a military mission for the Strait of Hormuz....
08:51, 07/31/2019

'Away Mission' is a free-roaming 'Star Trek' VR experience When Starfleet calls, Trekkies will answer, and Starfleet's latest call to action involves the world's first free-roam Star Trek experience. Later this year Sandbox VR will launch the first Holodeck VR experience, where fans can enter the world of St......
16:17, 07/31/2019

Baltimore schools’ mission: Help students cope with trauma BALTIMORE — When she transferred to a new K-8 school two years ago, Tinazsha Johnson was in deep distress. The Baltimore sixth grader was crushed by the death of her mother. Her father was in and out of lockups. She’d witnessed searing violence in her neighborhood and felt overwhelmed helping ...
23:17, 07/31/2019

Germany will not join US naval mission in Strait of Hormuz Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Germany will not be taking part in a US-led naval mission to secure oil tanker ships sailing near Iran. The move comes after Washington formally urged Berlin to join the mission....
23:51, 07/31/2019

One Parent Is on a Mission to Protect Children From Digital Mistakes For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the second grade, was accused by a teacher of googling a profane song....
15:00, 07/10/2019

U.S. envoy slams Germany after reluctance on Hormuz mission The U.S. ambassador to Germany launched a scathing attack on Chancellor Angela Merkel's government on Thursday for its reluctance to join a naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz, saying Europe's biggest economy must assume more global responsibility....
07:17, 08/01/2019

NASA awards SpaceX $50 million contract for new mission In an announcement on the agency’s website, NASA reveals that it has awarded SpaceX a $50.3 million launch contract for its X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission....
20:51, 07/09/2019

Plans detailed for first U.S. mission to land on moon since Apollo The first American spacecraft expected to land on the moon in nearly 50 years will be an unmanned robotic lander built by closely held Astrobotic Technology Inc and launched in two years by United Launch Alliance's Vulcan rocket, the companies told Reuters on Monday....
23:17, 08/19/2019

NASA will fund a revolutionary mission to fly through Titan’s atmosphere Mission concept of Dragon's entry, descent, landing, surface operations, and flight at Titan. [credit: Johns Hopkins APL ] On Thursday, NASA announced its next medium-class mission to explo...
00:51, 06/28/2019

X-23 and Honey Badger go on one last mission in this exclusive finale preview Marvel Comics’ entire X-line is getting cancelled to clean the slate for Jonathan Hickman’s upcoming takeover, and next week sees the final issue of X-23, a charming comic that did great work building on what Tom Taylor set up in his All-New Wolverine series. Writer Mariko Tamaki came onto the title...
22:34, 05/24/2019

Why India's Moon Mission Can Be A Stepping Stone To Mars India may soon become the fourth nation after the United States, Russia and China to land a spacecraft on the Moon, but there is more at stake than that. Chandrayaan 2 holds great significance for......
04:00, 09/07/2019

NASA’s Cygnus cargo vessel just left the ISS, but its mission isn’t over yet NASA’s NG-11 Cygnus resupply spacecraft spent over three months attached to the International Space Station, allowing crew members to carefully unload all supplies and experiments before being packed with anything the crew no longer needs and then departing. It was a fairly unremarkable resupp...
09:00, 08/08/2019

US service member killed in combat mission in Iraq A U.S. service member died in Iraq while on a combat mission with Iraqi Security Forces in the northern Ninewah province on Saturday, the U.S. military reports....
02:17, 08/11/2019

Simbine on world mission but rues Semenya absence South African sprinter Akani Simbine will look to become the fastest man on earth at next month's world championships but he will run with a heavy heart that his compatriot and friend Caster Semenya will not be joining him in Doha....
21:53, 08/13/2019

10-Point Guide To India's Moon Mission On Monday India will step up the international space race on Monday when it launches a low-cost mission to become only the fourth country to land a probe on the moon. Just five days before the 50th anniversary......
08:00, 07/12/2019

Australia Joins US-Led Maritime Security Mission In Gulf Australia will join the United States in a security mission to protect merchant vessels travelling through key Middle East waterways after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel, Prime Minister Scott......
07:00, 08/22/2019

India says mission to recover climbers' bodies likely to take 10 days Indian authorities will likely take around ten days to recover the bodies of five missing climbers believed to have been killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas, government and police officials said....
10:34, 06/05/2019

Diary of a rescue: Marc Gasol's mission to help immigrants Moved by the desperation of immigrants and the efforts to rescue them, NBA center Marc Gasol didn't hesitate to accept an invitation to see for himself what one group is doing to help....
22:51, 06/03/2019

US Says Chandrayaan 2 Mission "A Huge Step Forward For India" Chandrayaan 2 mission is a "huge step forward for India" and it will continue to produce valuable data to fuel scientific advancements, the United States said today, a day after India's second moon......
05:17, 09/08/2019

Chandrayaan-2: ISRO Says 95 Percent of Mission Objectives Accomplished Chandrayaan-2 Moon mission has accomplished 90 to 95 percent of its mission objectives, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said in a new statement on Saturday....
01:51, 09/08/2019

First All-Women IAF Crew Fly Mi-17 Helicopter In Battle Training Mission Three women Indian Air Force officers from Punjab were part of the country's first all-women crew to fly a medium lift helicopter Mi-17 V5 on Monday....
20:51, 05/27/2019

NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's moon Europa NASA has been talking for years about sending a probe to Europa, and now it's locking down those plans. The agency has confirmed the next phase of its Europa Clipper mission, which will send a spacecraft to the Jovian moon to determine if it could su......
06:00, 08/21/2019

First private mission to the moon is launched on SpaceX rocket The moon has only ever been visited by government superpowers, but a small Israeli non-profit called SpaceIL is about to change that with its lunar lander...
20:00, 04/28/2019

NASA Announces First Flight, Record-Setting Mission NASA and its International Space Station partners have set a new schedule and new crew assignments that will include the first flight of NASA astronaut Jessica Meir, an extended stay for NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, and a record-setting flight for NASA astronaut Christina Koch....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Where on Earth Did All the Lexus RX300s Vanish To? In the year 2000, my mother traded in the family’s much-despised Audi A6 wagon (the thing was in the shop every month for some electrical gremlin or another) for a Lexus RX300. Ours was white, not champagne, and today I found myself thinking about where the hell they all went....
22:51, 07/18/2019

There Are More Fires Burning in Africa Than Anywhere on Earth (DAKAR, Senegal) — As the world has watched with fear and fascination the fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, satellite images show a far greater number of blazes on the African continent. NASA has called Africa the “fire continent,” home to at least 70% of the 10,00...
23:51, 08/31/2019

It's Hard to Believe How Close This Asteroid Is Going to Get to Earth While space agencies simulate an asteroid impact this week at the 2019 Planetary Defense Conference, there’s a real asteroid they’re monitoring that will make a close appearance in just 10 years.Read more......
00:00, 05/02/2019

Don’t give up, we can survive even a Hothouse Earth Bad news on the climate should lead neither to despair nor unfounded optimism. Instead, we need to roll up our sleeves and prepare for life on a drastically changing planet...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Transmission: from the Sea of Tranquility to planet Earth This month sees the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, landing the first man on the moon. As the Observer’s science editor Robin McKie looks ahead to the future of manned spaceflight, we look back at how, in 1969, mankind viewed that giant leap Continue reading......
20:34, 07/06/2019

Why the tech gods are coming down to earth As Apple boss Tim Cook steps into the breach with a donation for the Amazon and Google puts climate change at the top of the agenda, Silicon CEOs are getting political, says Philip Delves Broughton...
22:34, 09/03/2019

What Would Happen to Earth if our Moon Were Obliterated? One of the most fascinating things about the evolution of life on Earth is its connection to the sky above. Only under the most precise conditions could tiny molecules have burst forth into life, and those conditions would not have been the same if our solar system lacked its current configuration. ...
03:51, 08/02/2019

GMC's new pickup focus: Luxury that's down to earth The customer feedback "really led to the way I describe AT4, and that's premium off-road," say GMC designer Carl Zipfel. "And it's something that really doesn't exist in the segment."...
10:17, 08/31/2019

Why tech gods are coming down to earth As Apple boss Tim Cook steps into the breach with a donation for the Amazon and Google puts climate change at the top of the agenda, Silicon CEOs are getting political, says Philip Delves Broughton...
12:34, 09/03/2019

San Francisco Has More Billionaires Per Capita Than Anywhere Else on Earth Have you ever been to billionaire’s row in San Francisco? It’s an exceptionally rich part of San Francisco filled with enormous tech wealth, the kind of place where you can make a living out of digging through the trash of the rich.Read more......
07:17, 05/10/2019

The beloved iced tea that only comes from one place on Earth South African brand BOS has achieved international success making iced tea from rooibos, a traditional remedy plant that only grows in one place on Earth....
06:34, 06/05/2019

LightSail 2 has used sunlight alone to steer around Earth The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft has fulfilled its mission, demonstrating controlled solar sailing in orbit around Earth for the first time...
15:17, 08/01/2019

There Are More Fires Burning in Africa Than Anywhere Else on Earth (DAKAR, Senegal) — As the world has watched with fear and fascination the fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, satellite images show a far greater number of blazes on the African continent. NASA has called Africa the “fire continent,” home to at least 70% of the 10,00...
19:51, 08/31/2019

How to Track the LightSail 2 as It 'Sails' Around Earth Last week, the LightSail 2 officially made its first contact with Earth. The solar-powered spacecraft will be sailing around Earth’s orbit for the next year, all part of a mission to prove that solar sailing is a viable mode of space exploration....
21:00, 07/06/2019

Mar-a-Lago Is the Least Secure Place on Earth Last November, a college freshman illegally gained entry to President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, sometimes called the “Winter White House,” WPTV reports. The man, a University of Wisconsin freshman named Mark Slattery Lindblom, pleaded guilty to entering the property illegally while Trump was presen...
06:17, 05/29/2019

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by more than 1.5˚C -- the goal limit proposed by the Paris Agreement. Those existing, CO2-spewing offenders......
22:00, 07/01/2019

Half the Earth's oceans may have come from asteroids Arizona State University recently found water in fragments of an asteroid known as Itokawa, a finding that suggests as much as half the Earth's ocean water originally came from asteroids....
22:51, 05/02/2019

Minecraft Earth Gameplay Looks Adorable Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality mobile game based on the hugely popular series, is coming to a closed beta later this summer. To tide you over, Mojang released a short video yesterday on that shows off some gameplay. It’s incredibly charming....
15:51, 07/12/2019

Amazing photos of what Earth looks like from other planets The Earth is beautiful in its own right but seeing it from the perspective of other planets is next level!        ...
18:00, 05/30/2019

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary body of the object is thought to be......
17:51, 05/23/2019

Just How Big Is Bag End? Let These Middle-earth Cross Sections Lay It Out Bag End, the home of both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, is where The Lord of the Rings Saga begins and ends. It’s there the dwarves come to meet about traveling to the Lonely Mountain and where Samwise Gamgee settled after the Baggins leave Middle-earth. There are few more important places in J.R.R. Tolk...
04:34, 07/26/2019

'The Man Who Fell to Earth' will get a TV remake on CBS All Access CBS is continuing its habit of reviving classic franchises as streaming shows. The broadcaster has ordered a series version of The Man Who Fell to Earth based on both Walter Tevis' novel and the legendary movie starring David Bowie. The premise rem......
23:17, 08/02/2019

NASA is working on 12 projects ahead of 2024 moon mission NASA has been putting the Artemis program together over the past months in hopes of returning to the moon by 2024. After picking the first three commercial moon landing service providers, NASA has now chosen the 12 science and technology projects the......
15:17, 07/02/2019

The Latest: German military resumes training mission in Iraq The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 1:50 p.m....
12:00, 05/17/2019

200 million devices—some mission-critical—vulnerable to remote takeover Enlarge (credit: Lisa Brewster / Flickr) About 200 million Internet-connected devices—some that may be controlling elevators, medical equipment, and other mission-critical systems—are vulnerable to attacks that give attackers complete control, researchers warned on Monday. In all, researchers with...
07:51, 07/30/2019

Science fiction gets real: Asteroid-busting mission proposed Global warming, nuclear war, and asteroid hits. There are so many ways the world could end, but now NASA and the ESA are working on a trial to deflect would be Earth-shattering asteroids....
20:34, 09/04/2019

UN Appoints Veteran Indian Officer To Lead Its Mission In Yemen UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday appointed a veteran Indian Army official as the head of the world body's observer mission in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah....
09:17, 09/13/2019

China’s Mission on the Moon's Far Side Resumes After Recent Glitch China’s mission exploring the lunar far side has now entered into its seventh lunar day, with the Chang’3 lander and Yutu 2 rover resuming activities despite a recent communication problem with a relay satellite.Read more......
22:51, 06/28/2019

In 'OMG' Mission, Scientists In 1940s Plane Check Greenland's Melting Ice Skimming low over the gleaming white glaciers on Greenland's coast in a modified 1940s plane, three NASA scientists, led by an Elvis-impersonating oceanographer, waited to drop a probe into the water......
09:00, 08/26/2019

Russia to Supply Critical Components to India's Gaganyaan Mission India and Russia are discussing a wide range of cooperation in the space sector with the latter's offer of its semi-cryogenic engine technology and critical components for India's human space capsule......
10:00, 08/26/2019

Trump wants an additional $1.6 billion for NASA’s audacious moon mission The White House will ask Congress for the additional funding for NASA’s budget next year as the space agency attempts to return humans to the moon within five years....
03:51, 05/14/2019

Denmark backs Britain's proposed Hormuz naval mission Denmark said on Friday it welcomed a British government proposal for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz and would consider a military maritime contribution....
14:00, 07/26/2019

They Were at Mission Control During Apollo 11. 50 Years Later, the Memory Still Moves Them to Tears The words spoken by astronaut Neil Armstrong when he became the first man to step foot on the moon — at 10:56 pm Eastern Time on July 20, 1969 — have since become one of the most famous sentences ever uttered. But NASA’s Mission Control staffers in Houston were moved by a different...
20:17, 07/16/2019

SpaceX astronaut mission looking 'increasingly difficult' in 2019: executive As Elon Musk's SpaceX closes in on the possible cause of a fiery explosion in April that destroyed one of its astronaut capsules, a company executive said on Monday its plan to launch humans into space this year looked "increasingly difficult."...
03:51, 07/16/2019

Apollo 11 flight director remembers historic mission to the Moon For many Americans, the first Moon landing serves as a historic -but distant- memory. Current generations learn about the event from parents or a textbook, but for flight director Gene Kranz the mission is personal....
04:51, 07/16/2019

SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of satellites safely into orbit....
21:34, 05/24/2019

Watch Apple’s trailer for its show about the Apollo 11 mission, For All Mankind In March, Apple offered us a glimpse of the range of TV shows it’s launching with its new service, Apple TV+. You can get a taste of the upcoming content right now, with the trailer for the show, For All Mankind. Created by Ronald Moore (of Star Trek and Battlestar Galactica fame), the series is cen...
09:00, 07/16/2019

India successfully launches Moon mission after earlier scrub India’s Space Research Organization expected to launch its Chandrayaan-2 mission last week, pushing the country one big step closer to becoming the fourth country to complete a soft landing on the Moon. Unfortunately, things didn’t quite go to plan, and the mission had to be called off a...
22:34, 07/22/2019

Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission to Launch on July 22, ISRO Announces ISRO has announced that the Chandrayaan-2 launch has been rescheduled for July 22, seven days after the ambitious launch by ISRO had to be aborted an hour before the lift off....
09:17, 07/18/2019

Britain planning maritime mission to protect Strait of Hormuz Britain plans to join a European-led maritime mission to protect ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz days after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Monday....
03:34, 07/23/2019

Spacewatch: India’s moon mission arrives in lunar orbit If Chandrayaan-2 is successful, it will make India the fourth country to reach the moon’s surfaceIndia’s moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, has arrived in lunar orbit. The spacecraft is engaged in a series of manoeuvres that will place it in its final operating orbit, a circular path looping over the moon...
04:34, 08/23/2019

Japan's Shinzo Abe In Tehran Mission To Ease Iran-US Tensions Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected in Tehran on Wednesday for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic republic and Tokyo's key ally Washington....
11:34, 06/12/2019

Following week of bloodshed, ‘suffering of the Afghan people must end’: UN mission chief In the wake of a surge in violent strikes by Taliban extremists in Afghanistan over the past week, the country’s top UN envoy has pleaded for an end to the fighting through a negotiated peace settlement, and an end to the “indescribable loss” suffered by victims’ loved ones...
02:00, 09/04/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman Proposes To Expand Swachh Bharat Mission Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday proposed to expand the Swachh Bharat mission to undertake sustainable solid waste management in every village of the country by harnessing the......
15:34, 07/05/2019

Ferrari to replace Mission Winnow branding for Canadian, French GPs Ferrari has confirmed it will replace its Mission Winnow branding for the Canadian and French rounds of the Formula 1 season, and use a 90th anniversary livery instead...
13:17, 05/28/2019

Power Rangers' Sina Grace on Go Go's Mission and His Spooky New Series Sina Grace is a busy, busy, writer whose dreams and ideas for comics pour out of his head with an ease that can take you by surprise. After speaking his piece about his time at Marvel writing and championing his Iceman series, Grace is moving on to new things at other publishers to show off what els...
01:51, 08/11/2019

How hot dogs ended up on NASA's Apollo 11 moon mission National Hot Dog Day falls on the same week as the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, when astronauts consumed space sausages.        ...
00:34, 07/18/2019

After Attacking PM Over Moon Mission, Mamata Banerjee's Praise For ISRO West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said the team of scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation "have worked hard" for Chandrayaan 2 mission, a day after attacking the ruling......
11:00, 09/07/2019

FM says Norway deliberating response to U.S.' Gulf naval mission plan Norway's foreign minister said on Thursday it was deliberating how to respond to a U.S proposal on forming an international mission to safeguard shipping in the Gulf....
16:34, 08/22/2019

France's Women Are On A Mission To Establish Worldwide Soccer Dominance If the 100 percent non-existent aliens that purportedly flit about Earth’s skies were in fact real, and if they somehow mustered enough gumption in their lily liver-equivalent alien organs to descend upon the far superior human race and challenge us to a pair of soccer matches—one men’s, one women’s...
18:17, 06/04/2019

Moon landing conspiracy theories: Why some think the Apollo 11 mission was fake Despite being heralded as one of the greatest human achievements ever, just half a century later 1 in 10 Americans still claim the 1969 moon landing was faked....
15:00, 07/22/2019

NASA Opens Accreditation for Launch of Mission to Explore Ionosphere NASA has opened media accreditation for the launch of its Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) mission, targeted to be air-launched over the Atlantic Ocean on a Northrop Grumman Pegasus XL rocket Wednesday, Oct. 9....
00:17, 09/17/2019

China signals veto in standoff with U.S. over Afghanistan U.N. mission: diplomats China and the United States are deadlocked over a U.N. Security Council resolution to extend the world body's political mission in Afghanistan, with Beijing signaling it will cast a veto because there is no reference to its global Belt and Road infrastructure project, diplomats said on Monday....
01:18, 09/17/2019

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar initiative....
01:00, 06/08/2019

Mission To Recover Bodies Of 8 Nanda Devi Climbers Begins A joint operation of the Indian Air Force and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has begun to recover the bodies of eight mountaineers who had gone missing while they were on an expedition to the Nanda......
22:00, 06/14/2019

IMF mission team travels to Argentina to review economic plan "An IMF team led by Roberto Cardarelli will arrive in Buenos Aires on May 8 in the context of the fourth review of Argentina's economic plan that supports the 36-month Stand-By Agreement," said an IMF spokeswoman. ...
01:51, 05/09/2019

SpaceX astronaut mission looking ‘increasingly difficult’ in 2019: executive As Elon Musk’s SpaceX closes in on the possible cause of a fiery explosion in April that destroyed one of its astronaut capsules, a company executive said on Monday its plan to launch humans into space this year looked “increasingly difficult.”...
22:51, 07/16/2019

The latest Toy Story 4 trailer gives us this year's greatest rescue mission In the last teaser for Toy Story 4 Pixar introduced us to Duke Caboom, the spirited Canadian stuntman voiced by Keanu Reeves. For its latest trailer, the playtime gang are on a recovery mission to rescue Bonnie’s beloved Forky (Tony Hale). The crafts project-turned-new buddy ends up lost (or, per th...
20:34, 05/21/2019

India set to launch second lunar mission; land rover on the moon India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon....
13:00, 06/12/2019

"We Owe A Great Debt To ISRO": Sonia Gandhi On Chandrayaan 2 Mission Congress chief Sonia Gandhi this morning said the nation followed the journey of Chandraayan 2, India's second moon mission, "at every step no matter the hour". ISRO's ambitious moon mission hit a......
10:00, 09/07/2019

Opinion: In Tönnies case, Schalke are trampling on their own mission statement Schalke's honorary board has allowed Clemens Tönnies to remain as chairman despite racist remarks about Africans. With the decision, the club are trampling on their own mission statement, says DW's Andreas Sten-Ziemons....
05:34, 08/08/2019

Athletics-Simbine on world mission but rues Semenya absence "South African sprinter Akani Simbine will look to become the fastest man on earth at next month\u0027s world championships but he will run with a heavy heart that his compatriot and friend Caster Semenya will not be joining him in Doha."...
07:51, 08/14/2019

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches 24 satellites in government mission SpaceX's third-ever Falcon Heavy rocket launched early Tuesday from Florida, carrying 24 satellites in a complex government mission from Kennedy Space Center....
10:17, 06/25/2019

ESA’s Mars mission hits snag after second parachute test failure Sending a spacecraft to Mars is no easy feat, but landing it on the Red Planet without making a crater is equally challenging. The European Space Agency knows that all too well, and a recent parachute test has raised serious questions about whether the ExoMars 2020 mission will remain on schedule. A...
03:51, 08/14/2019

Jeff Bezos to announce Blue Origin’s mission to the moon Jeff Bezos is expected to announce plans Thursday of his space company Blue Origin’s mission to the moon, according to a new report. The world’s richest man and Amazon founder will lay out details of the lunar missions, as well as a lunar lander spacecraft the company is currently develo...
22:17, 05/09/2019

India's moon mission locates landing craft, no communication yet India has located the spacecraft it was trying to land on the moon but has not been able to establish communication with it yet, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Tuesday....
09:51, 09/10/2019

India suspends moon mission launch shortly before takeoff A "technical snag" led mission control to abort the launch at the southern spaceport of Sriharikota. India wants to become the fourth country to successfully complete a controlled landing on the moon....
03:34, 07/15/2019

London hospital sends nurses to Africa on Ebola aid mission The London hospital which saved three British health workers who had contracted Ebola is sending nurses to Africa to help tackle the latest outbreak....
13:34, 09/06/2019

NASA's new mission, Dragonfly, will explore Saturn's moon Titan NASA announced the latest mission in its New Frontiers program, called Dragonfly, which will explore Saturn's largest moon, Titan. It's the only moon in our solar system that has an atmosphere....
22:51, 06/27/2019

Denmark discusses Hormuz naval mission with European allies Denmark's prime minister said on Friday that it is in talks with a number of European allies about an international naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz....
15:34, 09/06/2019

20-Hour Countdown To Moon Mission Starts, Chandrayaan-2 Set For Lift-Off The twenty-hour countdown for the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission, India's most ambitious space mission yet which aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, began this morning at 6.51 am. The moon......
08:00, 07/14/2019

Mission accomplished for Anthony Joshua at New York public workout Anthony Joshua shows exactly how it should be done inside a New York shopping mall The post Mission accomplished for Anthony Joshua at New York public workout appeared first on Boxing News....
03:00, 05/29/2019

Revealed: new evidence of China's mission to raze the mosques of Xinjiang Guardian and Bellingcat investigation finds more than two dozen Islamic religious sites partly or completely demolished since 2016 Around this time of the year, the edge of the Taklamakan desert in far western China should be overflowing with people. For decades, every spring thousands of Uighur Mus...
04:34, 05/07/2019

SpaceX to launch a rare expendable mission on Tuesday evening Enlarge / That's a dirty Falcon 9 first stage rocket on the pad for the Amos-17 launch. (credit: SpaceX) Less than two and a half years have passed since SpaceX first reused one of the first stages of its Falcon 9 rocket. But in the 28 months since the historic launch of the SES-10 communications ...
21:34, 08/06/2019

India Aborts Moon Mission Launch Due to a Technical Glitch (SRIHARIKOTA, India) — India aborted the launch on Monday of a spacecraft intended to land on the far side of the moon less than an hour before liftoff. The Chandrayaan-2 mission was called off when a “technical snag” was observed in the 640-ton, 14-story rocket launcher, Indian Sp...
04:51, 07/15/2019

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed once more. The EU rescues were halted following pushback from Italy....
05:00, 08/17/2019

India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission called off minutes before launch Nation’s first attempt at a landing on the moon put on hold due to ‘technical snag’India’s moon mission, destined for the uncharted south pole, has been put on hold less than an hour before take off, following a technical glitch.The mission, which was scheduled to launch at 02:51 local time from Sri...
01:00, 07/15/2019

India's second lunar mission delayed due to 'technical snag': ISRO India's space agency said it delayed the launch of its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, in the early hours of Monday due to a "technical snag" which was observed less than an hour before the scheduled liftoff....
00:34, 07/15/2019

McBean named Canada's chef de mission for Tokyo Games Former Olympic rowing champion Marnie McBean has been named Canada's chef de mission for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games, the Canadian Olympic Committee said on Monday....
21:51, 07/01/2019

SpaceX launched an expendable mission Tuesday, but caught the fairing Enlarge / That's a dirty Falcon 9 first stage rocket on the pad for the Amos-17 launch. (credit: SpaceX) 8:30pm ET Update: After a short weather delay, a Falcon 9 rocket launched on Tuesday evening from Florida and successfully delivered a large, 6.5-ton communications satellite to geostationary t...
06:34, 08/07/2019

Canadian teen suspected in 3 deaths is on a ‘suicide mission,’ father says Bryer Schmegelsky's father says he expects his son to die in a confrontation with police. The investigation began when a couple traveling in Canada were found shot to death on the side of a highway, authorities say....
17:34, 07/25/2019

Watch India launch a historic Moon mission starting at 5PM ET India is on the cusp of making space exploration history in more ways than one, and you might get to watch it first-hand. ISRO is livestreaming the launch of Chandrayaan-2, its second uncrewed mission to the Moon, starting at 5PM Eastern (liftoff is......
00:17, 07/15/2019

Check out the nine areas on Mars where SpaceX wants to land its first Starship mission SpaceX is reportedly is in the market for real estate on Mars. The company, according to ScienceAlert is looking for prime areas to populate the planet.       ...
16:17, 09/05/2019

Chandrayaan-2 Mission Launch: How to Watch Live Stream Tonight ISRO's landmark Chandrayaan-2 mission will take off from Sriharikota on July 15 with the objective of a soft landing on moon's surface. Here's how you can watch it live....
20:17, 07/14/2019

NASA just released a hype video for a Moon mission that probably won’t happen NASA has planned on returning to the Moon for some time now, hashing out plans for its Lunar Gateway which will eventually serve as a jumping-off point for travelers headed to the Moon’s surface. Then, back in March, the current presidential administration decided it wanted NASA to complete a ...
08:34, 05/29/2019

Teen suspect in Canada killings is on a ‘suicide mission’: father The father of one of the two Canadian teens who were feared missing and are now wanted for murder says his son is suffering from some “very serious” mental issues — and likely on a “suicide mission.” “He’s going to be dead today or tomorrow,” Alan Schmegelsky told The Canadia...
07:51, 07/25/2019

India To Launch Ambitious Moon Mission Chandrayaan-2 Hours From Now Chandrayaan-2, Indian's space mission that aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, will launch at 2:51 am on Monday. President Ram Nath Kovind has arrived at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh to......
18:34, 07/14/2019

Veteran Rescue Mission to file lawsuit against Pima County TUCSON – Veteran Rescue Mission serves as a safe place for veterans to eat, sleep and worship. This month, it received a letter from the Pima County Attorney saying, due to zoning issues, their church cannot operate on the property. Pima County said what the mission is doing is noble but it ne...
10:34, 07/19/2019

SpaceX forced to delay ISS resupply mission due to stormy weather SpaceX has successfully performed many resupply missions for the crew of the International Space Station, sending vital supplies to the orbiting laboratory using its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo spacecraft. Unfortunately, sometimes Mother Nature doesn’t feel like cooperating, and one of th...
22:00, 07/25/2019

Cambodian building collapse: PM takes charge of rescue mission Prime Minister Hun Sen says he will oversee the search for any remaining missing workers following a building collapse. At least 19 people were killed when the seven-story structure caved in at a popular vacation town....
22:17, 06/23/2019

NASA just received a major data dump from its mission to ‘Touch the Sun’ We’re rapidly approaching the one-year anniversary of the launch of NASA’s much-hyped mission to “Touch the Sun” with its Parker Solar Probe. The spacecraft is breaking records left and right, but NASA didn’t fire the probe at our nearest star just to impress us. The su...
15:00, 08/07/2019

Mali peace process in a ‘critical phase’, says head of UN Mission Addressing the Security Council at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday, the head of the UN Mission in Mali, MINUSMA, said that amid ongoing violence, including scores of civilian deaths and deadly attacks on UN peacekeepers, a critical phase of the peace process had now been reached....
03:34, 06/13/2019

NASA Investigation Uncovers Cause of Two Science Mission Launch Failures NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) investigators have determined the technical root cause for the Taurus XL launch failures of NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) and Glory missions in 2009 and 2011, respectively: faulty materials provided by aluminum manufacturer, Sapa Profiles, Inc. (SPI)....
00:34, 05/01/2019

A mission to Alpha Centauri affirms humanity's faith in the future Designing and building spacecraft that can traverse 4.3 light years in just two decades is an unprecedented challenge, but one well worth undertaking...
20:00, 04/28/2019

NASA: $1.6B extra in 2020 adequate for moon mission, but more needed later NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine addressed doubts and naysayers in a town hall meeting about $1.6 billion proposed for 2020 to advance a new moon landing in 2024....
14:34, 05/15/2019

Behind the deeply personal mission to bring Vietnam War vet’s remains home This is the heartwarming moment a Southwest Airlines captain finally flew his Vietnam vet dad home — 52 years after he waved his father off to battle from that same airport. As pilot Bryan Knight made his final descent into the airport Thursday, with his father Col. Roy Knight Jr.’s remains on...
02:17, 08/10/2019

Mission in the Arctic will trap scientists in ice to study climate change Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast white mass that forms over the North Pole each winter....
03:17, 07/04/2019

Sao Miguel das Missoes Brazil, A Mission Forced to Abandon its Converts Brazil is a huge country, well known for its carnivals, rich coffee, fantastic soccer players, and diverse heritage. One of its most remarkable archaeological sites is the São Miguel das Missões. This is an extraordinary example of 18th century architecture in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sol...
20:00, 06/01/2019

UN mission urges Houthis to remove trenches at Hodeida port CAIRO (AP) — The head of the U.N. mission in Yemen’s key port of Hodeida is urging Houthi rebels to complete the removal of prepared military positions such as trenches at the port. Lt. Gen. Michael Lollesgaard said Wednesday that the U.N. mission has not detected a rebel military presence in ...
00:00, 06/13/2019

India assesses technical snag that aborted moon mission NEW DELHI — India’s space organization is examining the technical snag that led to the aborting of the launch Monday of a spacecraft intended to land on the far side of the moon, an official said. The Chandrayaan-2 mission was called off shortly before liftoff early Monday by the Indian Space Resear...
18:00, 07/15/2019

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
21:17, 06/08/2019

Warren compares herself, 'green manufacturing plan' to JFK and Apollo mission Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., suggested on Saturday that her plan to combat climate change was analogous to former President John F. Kennedy's efforts to put a man on the moon....
13:51, 07/21/2019

OAS peace mission to Nicaragua says denied entry by Ortega government A commission from the Organization of American States seeking to help broker an end to a political crisis in Nicaragua said on Sunday the government of President Daniel Ortega had barred its entry into the Central American country....
05:17, 09/16/2019

NASA engineers deliver hardware for ESA Dark Energy mission NASA engineers delivered critical hardware for the European Space Agency's Dark Energy mission this week. The hardware is essential to one of the instruments on the mission's Euclid spacecraft....
18:34, 07/24/2019

NASA's Dragonfly mission is sending an eight-rotor drone to Titan NASA announced today its next big mission to explore our Solar System. The agency has greenlit a mission called Dragonfly that will send a spacecraft to the surface of Titan, Saturn's largest moon. Dragonfly, the latest of NASA's New Frontiers progra......
02:34, 06/28/2019

Prepare to jump to light speed: Inside the mission to go interstellar Proxima Centauri is 4 light years away. Ambitious space mission Breakthrough Starshot is developing a way to push spacecraft there at a fifth of the speed of light...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Chris Kraft, creator of NASA’s Mission Control, dies at 95 WASHINGTON — Behind America’s late leap into orbit and triumphant small step on the moon was the agile mind and guts-of-steel of Chris Kraft, making split-second decisions that propelled the nation to once unimaginable heights. Kraft, the creator and longtime leader of NASA’s Mission Control, died M...
19:17, 07/23/2019

An interstellar rock may have hit Earth in 2014 but nobody noticed In 2017 astronomers spotted the first interstellar object in our solar system, ‘Oumuamua, but our planet may have been hit by a meteor from another star in 2014...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Learn More About Earth's Ecology and Weather With NOAA's New App The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a scientific government agency that focuses on the conditions of things like our oceans and waterways as well as Earth’s atmosphere....
11:35, 08/11/2019

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on Earth...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Walking Around Minecraft Earth Feels Amazing I’ve been a casual player of both Minecraft and of the augmented reality game Pokémon Go, so when Minecraft Earth was announced as an augmented reality version of Minecraft, I was curious. There’s a lot to Minecraft, so I was skeptical that the entire game could be scaled to a touchscreen experience...
20:34, 06/12/2019

NASA says now is a great time to leave Earth When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see what the space weather forecast is looking like fo...
06:34, 06/13/2019

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
08:17, 06/18/2019

The children have invented a new way to use swings and will now leave Earth behind Most adults tell kids how much easier it is for them to be young now than it was “back in their day.” In 2019, with our environment terminally ill and fascist ideology on the rise across the globe, it’s hard to tell modern children that things sucked worse for grown-ups because there were dial-up mo...
23:00, 08/05/2019

Earth may be partly made of rocks from elsewhere in the galaxy We’ve only seen one interstellar object, a rock called ‘Oumuamua that passed by in 2017, but they may be crucial to speeding up the planet-building process...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Ancient Origins of the Moon: Was it Once Part of Earth? The origin of the Moon has been a subject of research for many years and theories about its creation abound. Hypotheses vary from non-scientific proposals, such as that the Moon is a spaceship, to the currently favored idea that it was formed more than 4.5 billion years ago from a dense cloud of deb...
17:00, 06/14/2019

Let’s sort the Earth out first before reaching for other planets | Letters Readers respond to the 50th anniversary of the moon landings and the future of space explorationMy husband and I felt a little discombobulated when we read “The moon was once a frontier. But new worlds now beckon” (Journal, 20 July).On the TV and in the press we are invited to get excited all over a...
20:34, 07/21/2019

Continents on early Earth rose from the sea, then disappeared According to a new model, Earth's first continents emerged much earlier than previously thought. After emerging from the planet's primordial oceans, the continents disappeared without a trace....
16:51, 07/01/2019

Earth As Seen By Chandrayaan 2: ISRO Releases First Set Of Pics Indian space agency ISRO has released a set of four stunning images of Earth that were taken by Chandrayaan 2 between 10.58 pm and 11.07 pm yesterday, and were snapped with the LI4 camera onboard...
13:51, 08/04/2019

Earth's water could have interstellar origin, study says Water is one of the major building blocks of life and Earth has an abundance of it, as 71 percent of its surface is covered by water, largely due to its expansive oceans. Now a new study theorizes that Earth's water may have been carried to our planet from ancient comets, millions of years ago....
16:00, 05/28/2019

Earth's magnetic poles probably won't flip within our lifetime Contrary to recent reports, new research suggests the next reversal of Earth’s magnetic pole won’t happen in a human lifetime and could take tens of thousands of years...
01:00, 08/08/2019

LightSail 2 sends its first signals back to Earth So far, it's been smooth sailing for the LightSail 2. The solar spacecraft is orbiting on its own after being delivered to space last week aboard Space X's Falcon Heavy. The mission team of the Planetary Society confirmed on Wednesday that it has est......
14:34, 07/05/2019

'Minecraft Earth' beta is available on Android -- in five cities Right on time, the beta test for Microsoft's augmented reality Minecraft game is ready for Android users to give it a try. Just like the beta iOS users have had access to, Minecraft Earth is still invite-only for registered testers and available in j......
08:17, 08/30/2019

We’ve surrounded the Earth with surveillance satellites, but who is that good for? It was only on the fourth orbit, when the spacecraft’s orientation had changed, that they had the vision for which their mission will always be remembered. Shortly after they had swept from night to day, a bright, colorful complexity came past the limb of the Moon and into view.  —Oh my God! Look at...
14:34, 07/20/2019

Another asteroid is hurtling toward Earth, but astronomers say it’ll miss us If you’ve been wringing your hands and saying your goodbyes in advance of the visit from asteroid 2006 QV89 later this year, you can relax. The space rock, which had a very, very tiny chance of posing a threat to Earth, has been under close observation by astronomers who have since confirmed t...
21:51, 07/17/2019

The ISS' spherical robot helper has returned to Earth Humans are one step closer to having robot assistants in space. The IBM- and Airbus-made CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile Companion) robot returned to Earth on August 27th after successful testing aboard the International Space Station. The spherical......
04:34, 09/02/2019

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thought to have happened when an “ancient planet” called Theia smashed into Earth. Planetologists at the University of Münster in Germany have ...
23:51, 05/23/2019

We may have spotted an interstellar comet flying toward Earth Astronomers have found a comet that seems to have come from beyond our solar system, which would make it the second interstellar object that we’ve ever spotted...
06:00, 09/12/2019

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spends nearly every day engaging with his constituents...
16:34, 06/05/2019

Scientists look for answers to earth's beginning under the moonscape As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock mysteries about Earth that have eluded scientists since astronauts first stepped foot on its surface a half century ago....
16:34, 07/15/2019

Did a Jurassic magma plume burst through the Earth? About 180 million years ago, when dinosaurs still roamed the planet, a giant plume of molten rock may have punched its way through Earth, knocking the continents aside and incinerating everything in its path....
13:34, 09/04/2019

The Deep-Sea Dragonfish Has One of the Most Terrifying Smiles on Earth Scientists have shined a light on one of the creepier denizens of the deep sea, a pitch-black creature that can turn itself into a living lamp called the dragonfish. New research helps explain one of the dragonfish’s more disturbing qualities: its relatively gigantic and translucent teeth.Read more....
04:00, 06/06/2019

There Is Nothing on Earth We Want to See Less Than Jerry Falwell Jr.'s 'Personal' Photos Former Trump lawyer and current prison inmate Michael Cohen said in a recording earlier this year that he helped conservative scumbag Jerry Falwell Jr. cover up “personal” photographs of the sort that would generally be kept “between husband and wife,” according to Reuters. Cohen helped Falwell out ...
07:51, 05/08/2019

Children’s Art Answers the Question: What Will Earth Look Like in 30 Years? “We humans need to do better.” That’s the sentiment Nahzeer Sandets, 12, shared in response to the question above. His drawing illustrates his bleak outlook on earth’s future, and he’s not alone—the environment, the fate of animals, and the perils to our planet co...
01:00, 09/13/2019

Earth Photo 2019 – the shortlisted artists Contenders for prizes in the competition developed jointly by Forestry England and the Royal Geographical Society. The photographs will be displayed at the RGS, London, from 6 July-22 August Continue reading......
09:34, 06/25/2019

Microsoft unveils Minecraft Earth, the new AR hotness In celebration of Minecraft‘s tenth anniversary, Microsoft played its Pokemon GO card and released an augmented reality phone app that shows the game pasted over the real world, called Minecraft Earth. This is perhaps the most novel way of incorporating AR into a game since the original Pokemon GO, ...
01:51, 05/18/2019

If Silicon Valley were a country, it would be among the richest on Earth With $128,308 per capita in annual gross domestic product, Silicon Valley residents out-produce almost every nation on the planetWere it real, the Sultanate of Silicon Valley would be among the world’s richest countries.Cranking out $128,308 per capita in annual gross domestic product (GDP), residen...
14:09, 05/01/2019

World marks earliest 'Earth Overshoot Day' By the end of Monday, humanity's allotment of natural resources for 2019 will be all used up, according to a report. Over the past 20 years, Earth Overshoot Day has moved up three months to July 29....
18:51, 07/29/2019

A sky-scraper-sized asteroid will fly by Earth in September NASA's Center for Near Earth Object Studies says colossal asteroid 2000 QW7 will zip by Earth in September going 14,361 mph.       ...
00:00, 09/06/2019

The coldest places on Earth in the dead of summer Yes, it’s hot out there, but not everywhere. There are plenty of places in the world where you need a sweater and gloves, even in summer.       ...
20:51, 07/31/2019

‘God of Chaos’ asteroid to buzz Earth in 2029 A 1,110-foot-wide asteroid named for the Egyptian god of chaos will fly past Earth in 2029 within the distance of some orbiting spacecraft, according to reports. The asteroid, 99942 Apophis, will come within 19,000 miles of Earth on April 13, a decade from now, but scientists at the Planetary Defens...
12:17, 05/02/2019

Easy 'Nudges' Aren't Enough to Save the Earth We all love to do our part to fix big problems, especially when our part is something easy and feel-good. But nudges can backfire, leading us to believe that our small actions were basically good enough when they’re not....
06:51, 05/24/2019

Sand on Mars moves in ways not seen on Earth A University of Arizona team created the most detailed analysis of sand movement on Mars with NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter data, finding it’s out of this world.        ...
18:17, 05/23/2019

Jupiter's moons will be visible from Earth this month: Here's what you need to know The largest planet in the solar system will be on full display in June – and stargazers won’t need a high-powered telescope to get a good view, NASA said last week....
19:17, 06/06/2019

Earth's mantle is magnetic, researchers find Scientists assumed Earth's mantle, the layer stretching from the crust to a depth of 255 miles, was magnetically dead. New research suggests they were mistaken....
20:51, 06/06/2019

| US track championships set for fastest show on earth The United States athletics championships are set to be the fastest show on earth this week as a new generation of sprinting stars take centre stage....
09:00, 07/24/2019

What If An Asteroid Was About To Hit Earth? Scientists Ponder Question Here's a hypothetical: a telescope detects an asteroid between 100 and 300 meters in diameter racing through our solar system at 14 kilometers per second, 57 million kilometers from Earth....
07:51, 04/30/2019

Earth is still rumbling, but worst should be over for California quakes The Mojave Desert shuddered and rumbled Sunday, but experts tried to ease fears that another massive quake would soon slam south-central California.        ...
01:00, 07/08/2019

Scientists say this massive asteroid definitely won’t destroy Earth… yet If the thought of an asteroid careening toward Earth keeps you up at night you can breathe a little easier today, as scientists have now ruled out a potential impact from the space rock known as 2006 QV89. The rock, which was discovered in 2006, was only visible for a few months after astronomers sp...
03:34, 08/15/2019

EU nations are living far beyond the Earth's means: report The European Union's 28 countries consume the Earth's resources faster than they can be renewed and none of them has sustainable consumption policies, a report released on Thursday said, as EU leaders met to discuss priorities for the next five years....
20:34, 05/09/2019

Here’s how we can change the Earth’s orbit to escape the expanding sun In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding sun – and prevent a collision with Jupiter. The scenario may one day come true. In five billion years, the su...
01:51, 05/18/2019

‘Double asteroid’ snapped zooming by Earth at 43,000 mph A unique “double asteroid” was photographed by a powerful telescope as it whizzed by Earth last month at over 43,000 mph. The asteroid, classified as 1999 KW4, is made up of two components — a larger body orbited by a smaller one separated by about 1.6 miles. It got as close as 3.2 million miles......
01:34, 06/05/2019

Astronomers warn of solar ‘superflare’ that could hit Earth Like all life on Earth, we owe a lot to the Sun. Without it, we wouldn’t be here, but it also has the power to make things pretty rough on us if it begins to act out. Solar flares — energetic outbursts which are often paired with mass ejections that fling charged particles out into space...
19:17, 06/12/2019

Robert Downey Jr. wants to clean up Earth using nanotech Robert Downey Jr. took to the stage at Amazon's Re:MARS conference to talk about his goals for the future of the environment. The actor said that he was launching a new foundation that would harness robotics and nanotechnology to clean up the planet.......
13:00, 06/05/2019

Planet Earth has 9 safety limits and we’ve already exceeded 4 of them A decade ago, Johan Rockström identified the limits to Earth's life support systems. From chemical pollution to climate change, we're veering into the danger zone - so why is he (cautiously) optimistic about the future?...
05:00, 09/14/2019

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
00:51, 06/19/2019

New Campaign Is Asking Every Country on Earth to Name Distant Worlds A new campaign headed by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) called IAU100 NameExoWorlds will allow each country in the world to name a star and its exoplanet, the IAU announced yesterday.Read more......
23:51, 06/07/2019

Stop saying 'Minecraft Earth' is essentially 'Pokémon Go' Minecraft Earth is a mobile AR game, but that doesn't mean it's Pokémon Go. Yes, it uses a mobile device. Yes, it superimposes digital objects on the physical landscape -- but that's just the definition of AR. Many stories and conversations a......
10:00, 06/12/2019

Jupiter will soon be so close to Earth you’ll be able to see its moons without a telescope Jupiter, the mighty “king” of the planets in our solar system, is regularly visible for those who know where and when to look for it, but next week will be a particularly special time for anyone who wants to catch a glimpse of the gas giant. The planet and even its moons will be visible ...
22:17, 06/06/2019

CBS All Access announces The Man Who Fell To Earth series Director Nicolas Roeg’s the Man Who Fell To Earth from 1976 isn’t a perfect film, but it is a David Bowie film. That alone has made it worthy of being reexamined in the decades since, both critically and artistically, with the film now regarded as a cult classic and Bowie himself co-writing a musica...
02:51, 08/02/2019

A huge asteroid hurtling toward Earth will fly by us next month Some astronomers have suggested that Earth is overdue for a large asteroid impact, and that we’re living on borrowed time until we can shore up our planetary defenses to protect us from a true “planet-killer” space rock. With a potentially mile-wide asteroid headed to our neck of t...
03:00, 08/22/2019

India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission lifts off a week after aborted launch With first mission to land on lunar south pole, India aims to join club comprising Russia, the US and ChinaIndia’s mission to the moon has blasted into space one week after a technical glitch forced scientists to abruptly halt its scheduled launch.Thousands gathered to watch Chandrayaan-2 takeoff at...
12:00, 07/22/2019

Spain pulls frigate from U.S. Gulf mission amid Iran differences Spain said on Tuesday it had temporarily withdrawn a frigate from a U.S.-led combat group in the Gulf in a possible sign of diplomatic differences between Europe and Washington over Iran....
13:17, 05/14/2019

NASA Administrator to Discuss Status of Rocket for First Artemis Lunar Mission Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Thursday, Aug. 15, on his visit to the agency’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, where engineers are preparing to add the final section to the core stage of the rocket that will power NASA’s Artemis 1 lunar mission....
10:34, 08/09/2019

NASA Highlights Moon 2024 Mission with FY 2020 Budget Amendment NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine sent a video message to agency employees Monday about the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget amendment, which will support accelerated plans to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024....
02:34, 05/14/2019

UK's Hong Kong Mission Worker Detained In China Over Prostitution: Report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
14:00, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Denmark backs Britain's proposed Hormuz naval mission Denmark said on Friday it welcomed a British government proposal for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz and would consider a military maritime contribution....
14:17, 07/26/2019

Iran slams proposed European naval mission in Persian Gulf The UK government has suggested setting up a European naval mission to defend ships in the Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran. Tehran says the proposal is "hostile" and "provocative."...
15:17, 07/28/2019

European Naval Mission Of Escorting Tankers In Gulf "Provocative": Iran Iran on Sunday slammed as "provocative" a British proposal for a European-led naval mission to escort tankers in the Gulf, amid soaring tensions over the seizure of ships....
12:51, 07/28/2019

Rocket Report: A Yellow Sea launch, SpaceX’s upcoming high-value mission Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.03 of the Rocket Report! We're a week into June, and the small-space race is heating up, just like the Northern Hemisphere. While Stratolaunch appears to have gone by the waysid...
13:34, 06/07/2019

Germany mulls joining European Persian Gulf naval mission Pressure is growing on the German government to lend its military weight to a potential European naval mission in the Persian Gulf. The UK government floated the idea of a joint European operation last Monday....
09:51, 07/28/2019

What's happening inside Saturn's rings? The Cassini mission dove between them to find out During the final year of NASA's Cassini mission before it completed a "death dive" into Saturn's atmosphere in 2017, the spacecraft gathered as much data as possible about the planet's rings....
22:34, 06/13/2019

German government divided over joining Strait of Hormuz naval mission Germany's coalition government is split over whether to contribute to the UK's proposed mission to protect shipping in the Strait of Hormuz. The Social Democrats say military options would only escalate the conflict....
18:51, 07/29/2019

‘Indiscriminate blasts’ in civilian areas ‘must stop’, UN mission in Afghanistan stresses  The “deliberate targeting of educational facilities” during armed conflict is “a war crime”, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said on Friday after a bomb detonated near the entrance to Kabul University, in the country’s capital. ...
23:00, 07/19/2019

Join OSIRIS-Rex Mission: Select sample sites for Bennu excavation TUCSON – The OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft has been in search of a sample collection site that is safe since Dec. 3, 2018. While they search, the spacecraft remains at Bennu where it is worthy of closer study. The process has been slower than desired because of the complicated rocky surface and danger the b...
23:00, 05/22/2019

NASA will help SpaceX and Blue Origin develop future mission technology NASA is helping 13 companies develop technologies that could benefit its future missions. Jim Reuter, the associate administrator of NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate, explained that the agency has identified the key areas it needs for futu......
12:17, 07/31/2019

| India aborts mission to recover climbers' bodies on Nanda Devi Treacherous conditions forced India's military to abort an aerial attempt to recover the bodies of eight climbers feared killed high in the Himalayas, officials have said....
09:34, 06/06/2019

Britain calls for European naval mission to counter Iran's 'piracy' Britain called on Monday for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in what London described as an act of "state piracy"....
22:00, 07/22/2019

China's Lunar Mission Has Found Mantle Material on the Far Side of the Moon Scientists in China have released an important first set of results from the Chang’e 4 lunar lander, revealing what appears to be material from the Moon’s mantle on its far side.Read more......
22:00, 05/15/2019

India sets sights on Moon, unveils spacecraft for historic mission India plans to join an exclusive group of countries that have successfully landed on the Moon following the launch of its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft next month....
22:34, 06/12/2019

Germany suspends Iraq training mission as US pulls out diplomatic staff Germany's Bundeswehr has halted its military training exercises in Iraq amid heightened tensions in the region. The US has put troops on high alert and removed nonemergency diplomatic staff from Baghdad and Erbil....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Honduran anti-graft mission probes ex-president over drug money An international anti-corruption mission in Honduras said on Friday it is investigating former president Porfirio Lobo on suspicion of involvement in laundering illegal drug money as part of a wider probe into his 2010-14 administration....
02:34, 05/25/2019

India Launches Moon Mission a Week After Aborting Over Technical Problem NEW DELHI — India successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon on Monday, a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. Scientists at the mission control center burst into applause as the rocket lifted off in clear weather as scheduled at 2:43 p.m. f...
13:17, 07/22/2019

Honduran anti-graft mission investigates ex-president over drug money Former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo is being investigated on suspicion of involvement in laundering illegal drug money as part of a wider probe into his 2010-14 administration, an international anti-corruption mission said on Friday....
06:00, 05/25/2019

U.K. and European Allies to Form ‘Maritime Protection Mission’ in Strait of Hormuz (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Britain says it is joining with European allies to form a “maritime protection mission” in the Strait of Hormuz following Iran’s seizure of a U.K.-flagged oil tanker in the busy waterway. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt called the seizure of the ...
20:00, 07/22/2019