Blue Origin wins US Air Force contract for heavy orbital rocket

Blue Origin also plans to use some of the money to create a brand new launch site out of the Vandenberg Air Force Base. Blue Origin is developing a launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems , formerly ... More..

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Strengthening Hurricane Michael aiming for Florida Panhandle
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Strengthening Hurricane Michael aiming for Florida Panhandle

With the storm next entering the eastern part of the Gulf of Mexico, which has warm water and favorable atmospheric conditions, "there is a real possibility that Michael will strengthen to a major hurricane b...More..

SpaceX lands its first rocket on West Coast ground
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

SpaceX lands its first rocket on West Coast ground

In the launch, scheduled for shortly after 7:20 p.m., a Falcon 9 rocket will carry the satellite SAOCOM 1A to space. After it separated from the second stage, the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket arrested i...More..

Tropical Storm Kirk forms off African coast
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Tropical Storm Kirk forms off African coast

Forecasters said a faster westward motion across the deep tropical Atlantic Ocean is expected Sunday through Tuesday. "Tomorrow we start with coastal showers and the rain will move inland as the day goes on". "...More..

Death toll rises to 43 in aftermath of Florence
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Death toll rises to 43 in aftermath of Florence

Agricultural losses will be in the billions . As floodwaters continued to rise, concerns grew about environmental and health dangers. "It's going to get rough for SC", he told them . Blackhawk helicopters...More..

SpaceX moon passenger to invite artists on journey
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

SpaceX moon passenger to invite artists on journey

He said he hasn't yet decided which artists he plans to invite, but he joked, "if you should hear from me, please say yes and accept my invitation". The trip is set to happen in 2023. The BFS is said to be ab...More..

Japanese Billionaire to Be SpaceX’s First Passenger to the Moon
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Japanese Billionaire to Be SpaceX’s First Passenger to the Moon

This makes him the 14th richest person in Japan . Notable is the fact that Maezawa wishes to take people whose professions have - to date - prevented them from accessing space. SpaceX announced September 17...More..

4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas

Now now not lower than 68 people died as a scream result of Storm Harvey , in step with the Nationwide Storm Center. A 78-year-old man was electrocuted at a home on Silver Smith Circle in Kinston early Frida...More..

Storm Helene: Met Office issues 'yellow' alert in Wales
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Storm Helene: Met Office issues 'yellow' alert in Wales

Forecasters at the Met Office have issued severe weather alerts as Hurricane Helene creeps closer to the UK. As Tropical Storm Helene to the east-northeast of Joyce moves away, Joyce is expected to turn...More..

More than 1 million under evacuation as Hurricane Florence nears
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

More than 1 million under evacuation as Hurricane Florence nears

South Carolina's governor ordered the state's entire coastline to be evacuated starting at noon on Tuesday. The storm's first effects were already apparent on barrier islands as unsafe rip currents hit beac...More..

Kavanaugh Opponents Play Hardball With Sen. Collins
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Kavanaugh Opponents Play Hardball With Sen. Collins

That can't happen. The organizers of the Kavanaugh opposition should denounce those tactics and make sure that the people they work with understand that threatening violence is a crime. Sen. Booker made headl...More..

FLORENCE: Hurricane closes in on North Carolina
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

FLORENCE: Hurricane closes in on North Carolina

The storm was about 435 miles southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina and 470 miles east-southeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina . "Today is the time to get your preparedness actions complete", he said ...More..

Hurricane Florence to deliver 'life-threatening' surges and rain despite downgrade
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence to deliver 'life-threatening' surges and rain despite downgrade

A hurricane hunter with the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) flew into the category three Hurricane Florence and reported back Wednesday what he was seeing. The White House has approved ...More..

Hurricane Olivia Threatens Hawaii with Flash Floods
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Hurricane Olivia Threatens Hawaii with Flash Floods

Meanwhile closer to Hawaii, Tropical Storm Norman continued to move north-northwest away from the islands. The still-Category 2 storm was moving west-northwest at 15 miles per hour as of Friday evening. "I can'...More..

Tropical Storm Florence A
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Tropical Storm Florence A "Potential Threat"

Florence should regain hurricane strength by the weekend. Further down the road, should Florence make landfall, we will have the potential of heavy rain and gusty winds at some point during the latter ha...More..

Gordon aims to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane after nightfall
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Gordon aims to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane after nightfall

Gordon became a tropical storm after having strengthened rapidly overnight, and late Monday afternoon, the National Weather Service issued a hurricane warning for the mouth of the Pearl River, which divides...More..

Father of Parkland shooting victim approaches Kavanaugh at Supreme Court confirmation hearing
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

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

Trump, could face a subpoena in the case, and the top Democrat on the committee, Sen. Lawyers who had argued cases in front of Kavanaugh recalled him as an active questioner from the bench, and a very well ...More..

Brett Kavanaugh’s snub of Parkland shooting victim’s father goes viral
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh’s snub of Parkland shooting victim’s father goes viral

Asked if he thought the NRA's backing of his confirmation might have played any role in Kavanaugh's choice not to speak to him or shake his hand, Guttenberg said: "You know what?" "I put out my hand and I...More..

Tropics get busy, forecast to make it a rainy weekend in Florida
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Tropics get busy, forecast to make it a rainy weekend in Florida

A tropical disturbance and its associated area of thunderstorms was located near the Dominican Republic on Friday morning, moving in the direction of South Florida . Ahead of the approaching storm, the governm...More..

Why Trump’s plan to roll back carbon emission regulations could be deadly
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Why Trump’s plan to roll back carbon emission regulations could be deadly

The clean power plan set the first national U.S. pollution limits on coal plants but has never come into force, after a coalition of states challenged it in court. Those numbers are not addressed in the EPA...More..

True tropical systems take backseat to hybrid storms
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

True tropical systems take backseat to hybrid storms

There soon could be another storm that gets a name in the Atlantic, but it will not be tropical! In some ways it's a distinction without a difference for everyone but meteorologists. So far, the Atlantic hurri...More..

U-turns leave Malcolm Turnbull on the ropes and facing coup
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

U-turns leave Malcolm Turnbull on the ropes and facing coup

With both leadership positions spilled, the foreign affairs minister Julie Bishop's position as deputy Liberal leader was also opened, but she was the only one to nominate and was therefore re-elected. Mr Turnb...More..

Weed killer in your cereal? Maybe, but don't panic
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Weed killer in your cereal? Maybe, but don't panic

Australia's peak farm advocacy group has condemned the ruling , in which a Californian jury found the glyphosate in Monsanto's Roundup weed killer contributed to a former school gardener developing terminal...More..

NASA’s flight to sun delayed due to technical problem
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

NASA’s flight to sun delayed due to technical problem

But due to a technical snag, the launch date was delayed and scheduled on Sunday, Aug. 12, at 3:31 a.m. EDT (0731 GMT) during a window that will remain open for 65 minutes. Nasa chief of the science mission...More..

Watch Perseid Meteor Shower 2018 Online
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Watch Perseid Meteor Shower 2018 Online

This year, the Perseid meteor shower will be particularly spectacular because the moon will be a thin crescent and will set early leaving a dark canvas for the meteors. Temperatures can reach as high as 10,00...More..