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SpaceX to announce private moon flight passenger

SpaceX had previously announced in 2017 that two then-unnamed passengers had booked passage for a Lunar flyby in a Falcon Heavy rocket that was to launch in 20...


Citing Gravity Of Climate Crisis, 'Governor Moonbeam' Launches California Satellite Proposal

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has also been resisting Trump's climate policies with many tweets on the importance and urgency of fighting ...


SpaceX's first private passenger is Japanese fashion magnate Maezawa

A flurry of discussion and speculation started on September 13, when SpaceX's Twitter account announced it would release the name of the first private passe...


Hurricane Florence looks absolutely wild from the International Space Station

Dawn Baldwin Gibson, 47, a minister and private school founder who lives on a farm closer to the coast in nearby Pamlico County and runs a Facebook page about w...


Millions flee east coast of USA as catastrophic hurricane approaches

Florence remains a Category 4 storm, packing 130 mile-per-hour winds as it gets closer to shore, according to a 2 p.m. update from the U.S. Hurricane Center. ...


SpaceX Signs its First Private Passenger to Fly 'Round the Moon

SpaceX has a passenger for the first private trip around the moon on its Big Falcon Rocket. On Twitter , Elon Musk was asked who the passenger is and simply...


'Big and vicious': Hurricane Florence closes in on Carolinas

He said the city's emergency operations center will be partially activated Wednesday and fully activated on Thursday. "On the forecast track, the center of F...


Airlines Preparing for Impact of Hurricane Florence

This NOAA/RAMMB satellite image taken at 12:15:31 UTC on September 10, 2018 , shows Hurricane Florence off the U.S. east coast in the Atantic Ocean. Some So...


Hurricane Florence's path: What to expect and when

Mandatory evacuation orders have been issued for the coasts of South Carolina , North Carolina and Virginia , and states of emergency have been declared ...


Hurricane Florence prompts mandatory evacuations as it nears Category 5 strength

National Hurricane Center ( NHC ). Its center will move between Bermuda and the Bahamas Tuesday and Wednesday, and approach the coast of SC or North Carolina...


SC's Price-Gouging Law Now in Effect Ahead of Florence

He told The Chronicle Sunday that once Florence hits land, destructive winds and vast rainfall flooding may take hold of the area. It's now about 575 miles so...


TROPICS: Florence to become a hurricane today; TD 9 strengthening

Gov. Roy Cooper declared a State of Emergency on Friday as Tropical Storm Florence heads toward the East Coast in an effort to help farmers harvest and tr...


Tropical Storm Gordon lashes south FL, warnings for central Gulf updated

While south Florida and the Florida Keys are experiencing the effects from Gordon, the National Hurricane Center has issued watches and warnings for the cen...


Father of Parkland shooting victim approaches Kavanaugh at Supreme Court confirmation hearing

The Democrats ultimately come to a compromise - a disruptive and chaotic hearing , Politico reported. "I am not a pro-prosecution or pro-defense judge". We c...


Tropical Storm Gordon brings hurricane watch to Gulf Coast

While the first half of the Atlantic Hurricane season (June - August) was less active than predicted, the second half of the season has already produced three...


1 death from Hawaii storm Lane reported on Kauai National News

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 60 miles per hour (95 kph) with higher gusts. Later in the day, Earl weakens to a tropical storm.August 6-8, 2016...


Australian PM under pressure as voter support slides

The change follows a revolt by conservative members of parliament against Turnbull's energy policy , and some Liberals have threatened to cross the party lin...


Trump delivers on coal promise

In 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order directing EPA to review the Clean Power Plan to repeal, replace or revise it. Finalized in 201...


Weedkiller found in dozens of popular oat-based breakfast foods

EWG also tested 16 organic brands of oatmeal, cereal, and snack bars, detecting the chemical in five of them. Glyphosate , the active ingredient in Monsanto...


‘Touch the sun’: NASA spacecraft hurtles toward our star

It will also be the fastest human made object traveling at 430,000 miles (6,92,000 kms) per hour, according to Korreck, who is part of the mission. "We need m...


Hope for clear skies in Cumbria for glimpse of meteor shower

A view from the Kefken Pink Rocks in the Kandira district of Kocaeli, Turkey on August 13, 2018. But clouds and rain across the United Kingdom stopped a lot o...


Stargazing conditions prime for meteor shower

According to Space.com, during peak hours people should see about 60-70 meteors per hour . If you're surrounded by street lights, the meteors you would normall...


Meet NASA's New Astronauts Flying SpaceX And Boeing Ships to Space

Boeing's first Starliner crew will include a former NASA astronaut who commanded the last shuttle flight in 2011, Chris Ferguson , who's now a Boeing employ...


Century's longest total lunar eclipse to grace night sky on July 27

In fact, such a solar eclipse had last occurred on December 13, 1974, and the next one like it will be seen only in 2080. Stargazers across large swaths of th...


Daily Rain Chances Continue This Week

A cold front sparked off a few heavy storms over Northeastern Alabama on Saturday morning and again in the afternoon. Today will be partly cloudy and warm...


Ten new moons found around Jupiter

In this particular case, astronomers looking for the elusive Planet X beyond Pluto ended up finding an extra set of moons around Jupiter , Science Daily ...


Donald Trump insists scandal-tainted Scott Pruitt quit of his own accord

Pres. Donald Trump announced Thursday on Twitter Pruitt would be resigning from the post , making Wheeler the newest chief of the almost 50-year-old agency...


The Atlantic Hurricane Season's Next Storm Could Develop off Bermuda

But it's far out at sea and is expected to weaken before it reaches the Caribbean. Forecasters believe that additional strengthening is in store for Chris, and ...


US Border Agents Question Canadian Fishing Crews About Immigrants In Disputed Waters

Laurence Cook, a spokesman for a Canadian fishermen's association, told Canadian media that at least 10 vessels were intercepted in the last two weeks alone nea...


EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns amid various ethics scandals

Mr Pruitt has become the focus of multiple investigations in recent months, including by his own agency's inspector general, two other independent federal agen...