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Apollo 11 launched 50 years ago on July 16, 1969

While the crew of Apollo 10 had previously piloted the lunar module to within 9 miles (14.4 kilometers) of the moon's surface, the Apollo 11 astronauts fa...


Metro placed under excessive heat warning for remainder of week

Temperatures are also expected to rise throughout the West Michigan viewing area. Clouds and showers part ways early Friday morning, then it's all about the...


Partial lunar eclipse to grace United Kingdom skies on moon mission anniversary

The July full moon of 2019 is on the horizon, which means that certain animals will experience some growth in a bit over 24 hours. While the Earth will witness ...


Forever stamps commemorate 50th anniversary of moon landing

These billions paid for the rockets, spacecraft, computers, ground control and the 400,000 or so people needed to land just 12 men on the Moon . Since huma...


2019's last lunar eclipse tomorrow

He said: "Unlike a solar eclipse it's entirely safe to watch a lunar eclipse with the naked eye, so this one is fine". The Moon will enter penumbra on July 17...


This Eerie Material Could Be Key to 'Terraforming' Pockets of Mars

In a 1971 paper, Sagan suggested that vaporizing the northern polar ice caps would "yield ~10 s g cm-2 of atmosphere over the planet, higher global temperatures...


Adam Burniston's Forecast | Barry expected to bring tropical rains to the Commonwealth

Tropical Depression Barry spared New Orleans and Baton Rouge from catastrophic flooding, but even as it weakened and moved north through Arkansas, its trailin...


Barry brings heavy rain threat Tuesday, then tropical humidity

Though the storm weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday afternoon, its rain bands still created a flood threat stretching from central Louisiana to eastern...


Lunar Eclipse will be visible from India on 16 and 17 July

The world will be able to witness a partial lunar eclipse on 16 and 17 July in many parts of the world including most parts of Pakistan. During a lunar ecl...


Barry prompts flood fears in MS capital | News

The National Hurricane Center said Saturday afternoon that the storm's maximum sustained winds have fallen to 65 miles per hour. On Sunday, Barry is exp...


Barry Is Making Things Very Wet in Louisiana

The storm made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane at Intercostal City, Louisiana on Saturday . It nevertheless packed a serious punch as it moved inland,...


Parts of Louisiana under hurricane warning as Tropical Storm Barry nears

Gulf water is already covering some roads near the coast. There is a "mega shelter" in place in Alexandria, a city centrally-located in the state. "The real dan...


NASA Astronaut Recounts When Apollo 13 Mission Turned From Exploration to Survival

Effectively, NASA's first and second in command of humans in space have been replaced at the same time. "Removing experienced engineering leadership from that e...


India to Attempt First Moon Landing

If Chandrayaan-2 is able to find ice in this part of the moon, it will be easier for humans to stay here. India is going to execute the first space mission wh...


Astronomers Discovered Pairs of Supermassive Black Holes

The discovery provides an anchor point for estimating how many supermassive black hole pairs are within detection distance of Earth. "This is an intriguing ...


NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Groundbreaking Astrophysics Mission

Currently, launch of the IXPE is scheduled for April 2021 from Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida. NASA stated the total value t...


Military vets back Trump but many wary of his judgment

Among the regulations targeted for rollback are ones that would strengthen disposal of toxic coal ash, expand the definition of bodies of water protected by the...


Scientists urge climate protesters to save planet by planting trees

This March 18, 2011 picture shows a dense forest of Douglas fir, madrone and oak on a steep hillside on federal forest land outside Ruch, Oregon. The restorat...


NASA scientists create detailed map of moon

During Apollo 11, 14 and 15, astronauts placed retroreflectors that are used to this day to measure the distance between the Earth and the Moon. As the infrar...


NASA Conducts Successful Emergency Abort System Of Orion Spacecraft

The Ascent Abort-2 (AA-2) test lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), FL on time at 7:00 am ET on a rocket motor from a Peacekeeper missi...


After Own Failed Rocket Launch, Astronaut Gives Orion Safety Test Thumbs Up

When it gets safely away from the rocket, the golf tee capsule ejects the crew module and the test is over. "Its attitude control motor flipped the capsule end-...


Total solar eclipse moves across South America today

Total Solar Eclipse is a phenomena where the Moon (in some cases, new moon) comes between the Sun and Earth, casting the darkest part of its shadow on Earth. ...


Egypt, Arab states not to see total solar eclipse Tuesday

People even avoid chopping vegetables, fruits and other food items while the solar eclipse is happening. San Francisco's Exploratorium museum will host a ...


Here's how to watch Tuesday's total solar eclipse

What is so special about this total solar eclipse? The beginning of a total solar eclipse as seen from Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 21, 2017. This is taking pla...


Latest right whale deaths in the Gulf of St. Lawrence alarming

Lawrence". On Thursday, officials from Transport Canada and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans announced new widespread speed limits in the shipping lan...


NASA Will Send a Spacecraft To Fly Over Titan

The mission consists of a lander who gets the name Dragonfly. Titan is the only moon in our solar system that has a thick atmosphere. Titan is a piece of ...


SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch to host AFIT’s Space Object Self-Tracker

The mission, dubbed Space Test Program 2 (STP-2), is the third for the Falcon Heavy rocket, which SpaceX describes as the most powerful launch system in the wor...


NASA to Send Drone to Saturn's Moon for Clues on Human Origins

Additionally, Dragonfly will also search for chemical evidence of past or existing life. "It's the science that motivates us to do this exciting and hard mi...


Astronauts in ISS Captured Breath-Taking Images of Raikoke Volcano Eruption

The astronauts who are aboard the International Space Station have managed to photograph the incredible eruption of the Raikoke volcano. "That is the area whe...


3 astronauts set to return on Earth overseas Russian spacecraft

The returning trio were joined aboard the ISS by Ovchinin, Hague and NASA astronaut Christina Koch in March. "After crossing into Earth's atmosphere, the parac...


Curiosity Detects Methane Spike on Mars Again, But What Does it Mean?

The gas seems to rise and fall with the red planet's seasons . However, there is no concrete explanation of the presence of Methane at the time of writing. I...


SpaceX successfully launches 'most complicated' Falcon Heavy rocket with 24 payloads

Twelve minutes into the liftoff, deployment of the payloads will begin and it is expected to end nearly four hours after the liftoff. Six NOAA satellites make u...


Coverage Set for NASA Tech Missions Launching on SpaceX Falcon Heavy

This launch is the first time that the rocket will re-use boosters. Like before SpaceX will be attempting to land both its boosters and the centre core back t...


This Is How the Wheels NASA's New Rover Will Use Look Like

Among a number of security flaws at JPL, including inadequate security controls, and a lack of admin visibility into network access, the investigators found tha...


Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion may start in September

A year later, Day said concerns from environmentalists and the B.C. government have been frustrating. Some Indigenous groups, including many in B.C., oppose t...