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 directorate, Thomas Zurbuchen, said Mr ... More..

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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..

Where can you see the Perseid meteor shower?
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Where can you see the Perseid meteor shower?

Look for the meteors originating out of the north, though they can appear from anywhere. At this point, you should be able to see one to two meteors per minute when you look to the northeast after midnight. It'...More..

Sunita Williams on pioneer list to test Boeing, SpaceX flights
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Sunita Williams on pioneer list to test Boeing, SpaceX flights

The 42-year-old Glover will be among the first Americans to launch into orbit from USA soil since NASA's space shuttle program shut down in 2011. Since NASA's space shuttle program was shut down in 2011, it...More..

by | Friday, August 03, 2018

States vow to press fight against Trump's auto fuel rules

Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund, called the proposed rule "a massive pileup of bad ideas" that would increase pollution and raise fuel costs for consumers. Most automakers haven't had ti...More..

USA to propose revoking California authority to set auto emissions rules
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

USA to propose revoking California authority to set auto emissions rules

California has joined 16 other states and the District of Columbia to sue the EPA to try to block any weakening of the standards. The proposal is still in the final stages of a broad interagency review le...More..

Weather Alert Day: More rain and continued flooding concerns
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Weather Alert Day: More rain and continued flooding concerns

We'll continue to monitor the storm potential closely and keep you updated! Things are about to change as our 7 day forecast is showing rain showers and thunderstorms from Sunday through Thursday . There's...More..

Longest lunar eclipse of the century happening this week
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Longest lunar eclipse of the century happening this week

The totality will begin around 4:21 p.m. People in the eastern part of South America and western parts of Europe will be able to see it at moonrise while parts of western Australia will get a glimpse during m...More..

12 new moons around Jupiter discovered; hurtling towards violent destruction on spaceway
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

12 new moons around Jupiter discovered; hurtling towards violent destruction on spaceway

Though scientists have been looking for this unseen world called Planet X or Planet Nine for years, it has led to the discovery of many new moons inside our Solar System. "Head-on collisions would quickly...More..

Eighth animal dies after jaguar escapes Audubon Zoo habitat
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Eighth animal dies after jaguar escapes Audubon Zoo habitat

An investigation is underway and we will release information when available. Zoo officials say inspections found that the roof was "compromised", but initial findings concluded that keeper error was not a facto...More..

Tropical Storm Chris: Path keeps storm near Carolinas for a while
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Tropical Storm Chris: Path keeps storm near Carolinas for a while

The forecast predicts two to three inches of rain through Tuesday for Puerto Rico , the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Leeward Islands. It's expected to become a hurricane late Monday or on Tuesday and then h...More..

Puerto Rico braces for heavy wind, rain as Hurricane Beryl approaches
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Puerto Rico braces for heavy wind, rain as Hurricane Beryl approaches

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Beryl's maximum sustained winds remained 45 miles per hour (75 kph) early Sunday . A faster west-northwestward motion is expected through the weekend. Beryl is exp...More..

Trump Calls for New Space Force Branch of the Military
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Trump Calls for New Space Force Branch of the Military

The new branch would be "separate but equal" from the Air Force, which now oversees all space related activity in the armed services. But his directive will task the Defense Department to begin the process of...More..

Invasive plant can cause severe burns, blindness
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Invasive plant can cause severe burns, blindness

According to the Department of Ecological Conservation, the toxic plant can also be found in New York , Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington, Michigan , Virginia, Vermont, New Hamp...More..

NASA Finds Concentrated Batch Of Organic Molecules On Mars
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

NASA Finds Concentrated Batch Of Organic Molecules On Mars

NASA's much-awaited announcement of findings from Mars has finally been made and it's an encouraging news for all those hoping to find signs of ancient life on the red planet. "What we have detected is w...More..

India committed to cut 35% carbon emission by 2030: PM Modi
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

India committed to cut 35% carbon emission by 2030: PM Modi

The issue of plastic pollution in the world's oceans has soared up the agenda following the BBC's Blue Planet II and campaigns by many organisations, with two-thirds of people (67%) more concerned than a year...More..

Pre-Flown SpaceX Rocket Introduces the Commercial Communications Satellite
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Pre-Flown SpaceX Rocket Introduces the Commercial Communications Satellite

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy rests on Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on February 5, 2018, ahead of its demonstration mission . To derive the orbit of a geostationary satellite SES-12. "We're ac...More..

Northland farmer backs Government decision to cull more cows
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Northland farmer backs Government decision to cull more cows

Farming is vital to the economy in New Zealand , whose isolation has helped protect it from some diseases which affect herds elsewhere. The Government along with the dairy and beef industries have agreed tha...More..

Alan Bean, moon-walking astronaut and artist, dies aged 86
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Alan Bean, moon-walking astronaut and artist, dies aged 86

That's the Earth up there.' And I said it two or three times to myself". Following his retirement from NASA in 1981, Bean dedicated his time to depicting space exploration through works of art. That "fantasti...More..

Storm Alberto maintains strength as it approaches Gulf Coast
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Storm Alberto maintains strength as it approaches Gulf Coast

While the heavy rains could produce flooding, widespread flooding does not appear likely, but we are expecting 2-4 inches of rain areawide with areas of East Alabama possibly seeing up to six inches with possib...More..

Subtropical Alberto set to drench Florida on Sunday, Monday
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Subtropical Alberto set to drench Florida on Sunday, Monday

This incarnation of Alberto had the decency to wait and form after the official start of the hurricane season, but then wasted that goodwill by making landfall in Florida. "In Florida, we know how unpredictable...More..

An Asteroid Will Hurtle Past Earth Tonight in Close Flyby
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

An Asteroid Will Hurtle Past Earth Tonight in Close Flyby

Asteroids larger than 0.6 miles in length would be likely contenders, according to NASA . There have been several instances where an asteroid has skimmed past Earth . For those interested in seeing the as...More..

by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

First SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket lobs comms sat into orbit

The vehicle, aiming to bring astronauts to the International Space Station in the future, came with many design changes to improve its reusability and reliability. Enhanced rocket reusability is a core tenet of...More..

SpaceX launch for first Falcon 9 Block 5 set for Thursday evening
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

SpaceX launch for first Falcon 9 Block 5 set for Thursday evening

EDT (2222 GMT). The upgrades are all created to make Falcon 9 rockets, which SpaceX has already been recovering and reusing to cut costs on future missions, more durable. The Block 5, however, is created to f...More..

Google Unveil AR Visual Navigation
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Google Unveil AR Visual Navigation

The Maps app is adding a new "For You" tab along the bottom, which will contain news about newly-opened locations near you, a "trending" locations section, and offers and updates from your favorite business...More..