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Latest crew arrives at International Space Station

The Soyuz spacecraft, which NASA has purchased seats on for the last several years, docked with the ISS's Rassvet module at 9:01PM ET after spending six hours t...


NASA boss says first person on Mars will 'absolutely' be female

He apparently was referring to 2014, when a Delta IV Heavy rocket built by United Launch Alliance in Decatur, Ala., launched a test Orion capsule on a four-...


Opportunity rover left us with one last beautiful panorama of Mars

The 360-degree photo consists of many images that show the Martian soil and Opportunity's final resting place in Perseverance Valley. " This final panorama ...


Toyota's making a moon rover for Japan

The 13m² cabin will house two astronauts, and the solar-fuel-cell vehicle is created to have a range of 10,000km. The worldwide space exploration community ha...


Students worldwide skip class to demand action on climate

Create a department within the Environment Bureau where a group of people are explicitly charged with overseeing climate action, with the inclusion of a 'Climat...


Solar Super-Storm Hit Earth 2,610 Years Ago | Geoscience, Space Exploration

The only account of a "super storm" striking Earth comes from more than 150 years ago - when a Victorian scientist, Richard Carrington, described an eruption kn...


16-Year-Old Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

Her strikes, held daily before Sweden's national election and on Fridays afterwards, inspired students worldwide to call on their own elected officials to take ...


By 2030, 1/3 of United Kingdom energy will come from offshore wind

Moreover, the report also features other contradictory characters that include import/export details, Wind Turbine Blade supply chain outlines, manufacturing gu...


NASA Announces the First All-Female Spacewalk During Women’s History Month

The spacewalk is taking place during Women's History Month , but a Nasa spokesperson said it had "not been orchestrated to be this way". 40-year-old Koch w...


SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule returns from ISS

The SpaceX Dragon capsule successfully splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday after more than six days in space, completing its demonstration mission for...


Crew from aborted Soyuz capsule set for ISS mission next week

NASA says Expedition 58 capped off its busy weekend with additional outfitting for the SpaceX Crew Dragon, which had only completed its hard dock to the Int...


SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft docks with ISS

The white, bullet-shaped Dragon capsule, developed by Elon Musk's SpaceX company under contract to NASA , closed in on the orbiting station almost 260 miles ...


Delhi Most Polluted Capital, Gurugram Worst City: Greenpeace Study

Jakarta and Hanoi emerged as Southeast Asia's two most polluted cities and average concentrations in the cities in China fell by 12% from 2017 to 2018. "The rep...


Mice have been given night vision with a nanoparticle eye injection

Humans and other mammals are limited to seeing a range of wavelengths known as visible light , which includes those of the rainbow. "So, we believe this t...


Senate confirms acting EPA chief for permanent role

Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, a 54-year-old Washington insider with years of experience working as a congressional staffer, was nominated by Trump in J...


SpaceX launches first Dragon crew capsule into space

For SpaceX, sending an astronaut into orbit would be a culmination of years of hard work and high-risk investment. After the Space Shuttle program retired i...


NASA Says SpaceX Test 'Crucial Step' Towards Proving Safety

She gets her name from the famous badass space warrant officer made famous in the Alien franchise, Ellen Ripley. Human spaceflight is basically the core mis...


PMO ordered review that spawned measures which could help SNC-Lavalin: Memo

Former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould on Wednesday said she was pressured into being lenient to SNC-Lavalin who were facing a bribery trial. During tha...


Trudeau faces calls to resign amid claims of interference in fraud case

It was prompted by an explosive Globe and Mail story released earlier this month that alleged that the Prime Minister's Office pressured Wilson-Raybould durin...


Ocasio-Cortez asks if climate change means we should stop having kids

Lily Gardner, a 15-year-old from Eastern Kentucky, told reporters: "I am here urging him to consider the young Kentuckians who have traveled all the way to ask ...


NASA, SpaceX approve test flight next week of crew capsule

SpaceX is on target to launch Crew Dragon with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley aboard in July which is reliant on the Demo-1 launch, according to N...


Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responds to Twitter trolls - and critical NYC billboard

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defended her "Green New Deal" during an appearance on Showtime's new late-night program Thursday; saying Americans "shouldn'...


Space-X Launches First Private Lunar Mission

ARSP.B1) and SpaceIL reported that the spacecraft was in an elliptical orbit en-route to the moon, where it will touch down seven weeks from now on April 11. ...


Zebra stripes muddle how flies fly

Specialists conducted a series of experiments that refute the two most common theories about the necessity of bands of zebras. But the stylish zebra-striped a...


Trudeau's principal secretary, Gerald Butts, resigns amid SNC-Lavalin furor

Shortly after Wilson-Raybould met cabinet, one of the Liberal members of the justice committee, who had last week rejected calling the former minister to testif...


Prepare to witness the biggest & brightest Super Snowmoon tonight !!

While this will be smaller than the one on Tuesday, it will be "significantly larger" than the smallest full moon of the year, said the spokesman. He said t...


Israel makes history as Moon-bound spacecraft completes successful launch

S5, built by Blue Canyon Technologies of Boulder, Colorado, is created to study the space environment, evaluating if low-priced satellites can improve knowledge...


Supermoon, 2019's biggest and brightest, will light up the sky

Here's everything you need to know about what's being dubbed the "Super Worm Moon". The moon is egg-shaped, not circular and when it orbit around the planet E...


Japan's Probe Spacecraft Is Preparing to Touch Down on an Asteroid

Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft is expected to land on the Ryugu asteroid this week where it will shoot a bullet into the rock to get samples that will be brou...


Israel's first Moon mission blasts off from Florida

Air Force. So far, only Russian Federation, the United States and China have made the 384,000-kilometer (239,000-mile) journey and landed spacecraft on the ...


Zebra stripes confuse bloodsucking flies and could inspire anti-bug device

He found horseflies had no problem spotting either group, but they were bad at landing on the striped horses. When the flies would bump into the zebra in a fail...


Cyclone watch issued as Oma approaches southeast coast

Surf Life Saving Queensland at 8.30am announced that all Gold Coast beaches were closed as a result of the combination of big swell generated by Oma and unu...


World's biggest bee, thought extinct, rediscovered in Indonesia

As part of a project to rediscover lost species around the globe , four entomologists and photographers scoured the North Moluccas in the Indonesian islands fo...


Clouds threaten to spoil second supermoon of 2019 for some

The moon will be on its biggest phase, and also very close to the Earth, resulting in a moon that is 14% bigger and about 26% brighter. The term supermoon i...


Tropical Cyclone Oma's future path not yet locked in

Cyclone Oma. Image: Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland. Cyclone Oma, now affecting New Caledonia , is expected to head towards Queensland on it's south easte...