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NASA's InSight lander 'hears' wind on Mars

NASA's InSight lander 'hears' wind on Mars

What does Mars sound like? NASA released the spacecraft InSight, which depicted his robotic arm with a length of nearly two meters. These are the first sounds from Mars that are detectible by ...

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SpaceX launches Dragon cargo ship to ISS, but fails to land rocket

SpaceX launches Dragon cargo ship to ISS, but fails to land rocket

It had 5,600 pounds, i.e. 25,00 kilograms of gear. The Dragon Cargo ship successfully reached the orbit (class), which was the primary goal of the launch, but the long part of the rocket did not mak...

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CO2 Emissions Reached an All-Time High in 2018

CO2 Emissions Reached an All-Time High in 2018

A separate study found that Greenland's ice sheet was melting at its fastest rate for at least 350 years, which could lead to a rapid increase in sea levels. This year's growth in emissions has been a...

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NASA Partners with Business to Explore the Moon, Mars

NASA Partners with Business to Explore the Moon, Mars

Maston Space Systems : A Mojave-based company focused on reusable rocket technology and reliable planetary landers for the Earth, Moon, Mars , and beyond. The dressing down came days after NASA orde...

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Nasa turns to private sector for next moon mission

Nasa turns to private sector for next moon mission

In a blog and a subsequent news conference, NASA announced that it would be allowing nine different companies to bid on "NASA delivery services to the lunar surface". SpaceX did not immediately resp...

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NASA's InSight Mars Landing: a Nail-Biting '6.5 Minutes of Terror'

NASA's InSight Mars Landing: a Nail-Biting '6.5 Minutes of Terror'

PST/2:43 p.m. EST today, InSight will attempt to land using a parachute and retrorockets. The device, to be placed on the surface by the lander's robot arm, is so sensitive it can measure a seismi...

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Americans are anxious about climate change

Americans are anxious about climate change

Al Gore has lashed out at the Trump administration accusing the president of seeking to "bury" a government report on climate change by releasing it on Black Friday . "We live in our drought, ou...

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Elon Musk's Podcast Antics Spark NASA Safety Investigation at Space X

Elon Musk's Podcast Antics Spark NASA Safety Investigation at Space X

According to interlocutors of the edition, after the appearance of Smoking Mask the transfer of some senior NASA representatives attended internal culture in both companies, which were selected to...

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NASA's Mars lander to touch down in five days

NASA's Mars lander to touch down in five days

Choosing a landing site this early permits the rover drivers and science tasks group to upgrade their plans for investigating Jezero Crater once the rover is securely on the ground. Scientists at NAS...

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Late physicist Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis auction for over $1mn

Late physicist Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis auction for over $1mn

English physicist Stephen Hawking , who died in March this year, shortly before his death had predicted that in the future there will be a race of supermen, who will be a threat to humanity. Stephe...

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Festive firecrackers worsen Delhi's air quality to

Festive firecrackers worsen Delhi's air quality to "severe emergency" category

The last time a western disturbance influenced the weather in the Capital, the AQI went from "very poor" to "moderate" on Sunday (November 4). Hours after tens of thousands of people celebrated the ...

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Judge Puts Keystone XL Pipeline On Hold Pending Further Environmental Study

Judge Puts Keystone XL Pipeline On Hold Pending Further Environmental Study

The ruling by Judge Brian Morris of the US District Court for the District of Montana dealt a stinging setback to Trump and the oil industry and served up a big win for conservationists and indigeno...

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Harvard Researchers: Space Object Was Alien Spacecraft

Harvard Researchers: Space Object Was Alien Spacecraft

That means the object would be made of some thin material that could absorb radiation from the sun - either a naturally created material we've never seen before, or something made by aliens. Another s...

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Nasa to retire its planet-hunting Kepler space telescope

Nasa to retire its planet-hunting Kepler space telescope

That kept things going for another five years, but Kepler's work is now complete. Kepler was originally positioned to watch 150,000 stars in a patch of sky within the constellation Cygnus. What ...

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The NASA probe flew to the Sun at a record close distance

The NASA probe flew to the Sun at a record close distance

At 1:04 pm ET on October 29, the spacecraft got closer than 42.7 million kilometers (26.55 million miles) from the Sun's surface-a new record for a human-built object. By April of that year, the space...

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A NASA Spacecraft Just Broke the Record for Closest Approach to Sun

A NASA Spacecraft Just Broke the Record for Closest Approach to Sun

During its 7-year mission, the probe will complete 24 orbits of the Sun, coming within 3.8 million miles of its surface, and dip into the corona, the plasmic aura that is even hotter than the surface....

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After finding thousands of planets, NASA's Kepler mission ends

After finding thousands of planets, NASA's Kepler mission ends

Kepler also sparked an entirely new and robust field of research that has taken the science community by storm. Its discoveries have shed a new light on our place in the universe, and illuminated t...

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Onboard footage of the aborted Soyuz Russian rocket launch released

Onboard footage of the aborted Soyuz Russian rocket launch released

Skorobogatov said officials are now taking steps, including putting all assembly staff through competence tests and additional training, to make sure such malfunctions don't happen again. Live video o...

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NASA found a ideal iceberg shapes

NASA found a ideal iceberg shapes

As per the scientists, this tabular iceberg is said to be the products of the calving ice shelves. "These icebergs broke off recently, sharp corners and smooth surface indicates that the gap occurre...

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Microplastics detected in human feces internationally, study finds

Microplastics detected in human feces internationally, study finds

The stools were tested for 11 kinds of microplastics , of which up to nine were identified in each participant. Lead researcher Dr Phillip Schwabi from the university said: "Of particular concern ...

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Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis for sale

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis for sale

The auction includes one of five existing copies of Hawking's 1965 Cambridge University Ph.D. thesis, " Properties of Expanding Universes ", which carries an estimated price of 100,000 pounds to 150,0...

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Stephen Hawking concludes ‘There is no God’ in final book

Stephen Hawking concludes ‘There is no God’ in final book

Stephen Hawking's posthumous book, " Brief Answers to the Big Questions " has just come out. " There is no God . No one directs the universe", he wrote, per CNN . The book was meant to collect Haw...

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Florida officials raise Hurricane Michael's death toll to 16

Florida officials raise Hurricane Michael's death toll to 16

Rich Scott is left. Anthony Weldon, 11, pulls a cart with his family's belongings as they relocate from their uninhabitable damaged home to stay at their landlord's place in the aftermath of Hurric...

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Michael drenches the Carolinas as tropical storm

Michael drenches the Carolinas as tropical storm

Smith said the situation was unsafe even for emergency personnel. "I didn't expect all this", said Bill Manning (63), a grocery clerk who left his camper van in Panama City to move into a hotel, where...

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Michael forecast to grow into major hurricane

Michael forecast to grow into major hurricane

While more than 192,000 homes and businesses were without power, thousands of workers were being deployed to restore power and aid in other recovery efforts, the governor said. At a rally in Pennsylva...

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Hurricane Michael nears Alabama, Georgia

Hurricane Michael nears Alabama, Georgia

Michael's large size, strong winds and heavy rains could produce hazardous flooding along a stretch of Florida's Gulf coast, with many rivers and estuaries where sea water pushed ashore by a hurr...

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Michael weakens to tropical storm as it moves across Georgia

Forecasters said it would unleash damaging wind and rain all the way into the Carolinas, which are still recovering from Hurricane Florence's epic flooding. Up to 12 inches of rain could fall in Flo...

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Michael strengthens to Category 2 hurricane; expected to intensify

Michael strengthens to Category 2 hurricane; expected to intensify

Particularly important are the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites, or GOES, which are jointly run by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA . The speed...

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Climate change report urges immediate action

Climate change report urges immediate action

The report from the IPCC focuses on what will happen if the Earth warms by 1.5 degrees Celsius, a lower benchmark for catastrophe than the former consensus of 2 degrees. The latest IPCC report comes...

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Storm surge could be Hurricane Florence's deadliest, most destructive threat

Storm surge could be Hurricane Florence's deadliest, most destructive threat

A FEMA official warned Wednesday that Hurricane Florence "is going to be a Mike Tyson punch to the Carolina coast" as evacuations continued in preparation for the historic storm. Melody Rawson evacu...

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Hurricane Michael strengthens as it heads toward Gulf of Mexico

At 2 p.m. ET, Michael was centered about 145 miles northeast of Cozumel, Mexico, and 20 miles southwest of the western tip of Cuba Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles from the center...

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First Alert Weather: Michael forecast to become a major hurricane, impact Suncoast

First Alert Weather: Michael forecast to become a major hurricane, impact Suncoast

A storm surge watch has been hoisted from Navarre, Florida, to Anna Maria Island, Florida, including Tampa Bay. A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued from the Suwanee River to Anna Maria Island...

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Safe landing as space station trio return to Earth

Safe landing as space station trio return to Earth

Russian experts are investigating what happened, but Russia's space chief has said it appeared the hole was made deliberately. The Russian space agency has taken over the oxygen leakage recorded a...

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Astronomers uncover moon orbiting a gas-giant planet 8,000 light-years away

Astronomers uncover moon orbiting a gas-giant planet 8,000 light-years away

Moons are certainly plentiful in our solar system - the four giant planets host over 200 moons between them - so it is entirely plausible that many (or even most) of the now known exoplanets - near...

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Article image Lockheed-Martin reveals plans for reusable lunar lander

Article image Lockheed-Martin reveals plans for reusable lunar lander

Key to accomplishing this goal is a lunar orbiting space station called Gateway, which will serve as a refueling station and launch platform for manned lunar exploration missions. "We're not content...

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