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Dec 09 2018

SpaceX launches cargo to space station

The engineers were though less glad with the first-stage booster that ended up into the Atlantic Ocean off the Florida coast, missing the designated land zone. launch tim...

Dec 06 2018

Carbon Emissions Reportedly Will Hit All-Time High

The projection puts global carbon emission at all-time high this year. The rest of the world contributed 41 per cent previous year, it said. China produced 27 percent o...

Dec 04 2018

SpaceX postpones rocket launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base

SpaceX's Twitter account will share live updates of the mission as well. The mission illustrated the growing demand to launch small satellites, modern devices that som...

Nov 30 2018

Mars rover landing prompts 49ers-inspired celebration by NASA employees

As it approaches the surface the heat shield will separate and InSight will have to perform a manoeuvre to escape it - or risk it crashing into the lander once it reach...

Nov 26 2018

Federal Agencies Issue Dire Climate Change Warning

The report outlined the projected impact of global warming on every aspect of American society. But, in a bright spot, the report also references local and worldwide ac...

Oct 13 2018

Branson says Virgin Galactic to launch space flight 'within weeks'

The entire flight should take around 2.5 hours, though only a few minutes will actually be spent in suborbital space. Branson's ambitions were dealt a massive blow four...

Oct 12 2018

Scottish Government to seek new advice on climate change targets

The IPCC , the UN's top climate panel, issued the report from Incheon, Republic of Korea, where for the past week, hundreds of scientists and government representative...

Oct 09 2018

Action Needed Now in Climate Crisis

It will be one of the main items discussed at a global conference in Poland in December, when governments will review the Paris Agreement (which the United States withd...

Oct 07 2018

Tropical Depression #14 likely to become Hurricane Michael

NHC forecasters say that this general motion with some increase in forward speed is expected over the next few days. As it moves into the Gulf, It will likely form into a...

Oct 02 2018

Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland win physics Nobel

A Canadian professor ended a 55-year drought for female physicists today when she was awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize for physics , becoming only the third woman t...

Sep 20 2018

SpaceX says it will fly private passenger 'around the Moon'

And if you were wondering, "We'll do a bunch of test launches before having any people on board", Musk said. "As far as me going , I'm not sure". Musk said, however, t...

Sep 18 2018

Elon Musk names space tourist to launch on BFR moon mission

SpaceX founder Elon Musk announces the first private passenger to fly round the moon in LA. Hindustan Times delivers the news across all social media platforms, on th...

Sep 18 2018

NASA counts down to launch of laser study of ice sheets

A Nasa satellite created to precisely measure changes in Earth's ice sheets, glaciers, sea ice and vegetation has been launched into polar orbit. The United Launch A...

Sep 17 2018

Florence knocking on Wilmington's door, remains Category 4 storm

The storm could shatter Wilmington rainfall records as areas near the coast could see as much as 3 feet of rain while inland regions could get 7 to 20 inches, the weathe...

Sep 17 2018

Carolinas flood after Florence

When the sun finally comes out later this week, it's going to take a long time to dry out. As the historic rains and flooding only very slowly ease along the North Car...

Sep 17 2018

5 dead in Hurricane Florence, including mom and infant

The hurricane was also deadly, killing five people. The father was hospitalized with injuries. Two people in Lenoir County were killed: a 78-year-old Kinston man who ...

Sep 16 2018

Florence isn’t alone. More tropical storms are brewing

Olivia's maximum sustained winds are about 60 miles per hour, after the storm weakened from Category 1 strength, forecasters said. The Met Office warned: "Storm Hele...

Sep 16 2018

FEMA update on Hurricane Florence

Video below shows huge waves and storm surge crashing into a structure in North Topsail Beach. Location of Florence: By 7:35 a.m. Friday, the hurricane was about ...

Sep 14 2018

Hundreds rescued in North Carolina city as waters rose

Hurricane Florence is pictured on the doppler radar on board a HC-130J Hercules as it flys through, out of Savanah Air National Guard Base, Savanah, Georgia, U.S. "In a ...