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Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit unveiled at Smithsonian

Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit unveiled at Smithsonian He understands, and in fact, he said to me, 'I know we gotta go to the moon to get to Mars, ' but he said, 'What is that generational achievement that will inspire all of Americans? " NASA's Giant Leaps: Past and Future" (Science, Thursday, 1 EDT/PDT) is a two-hour live special hosted by Adam Savage at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. [Full Article...]

Hubble found the "impossible" the black hole

Hubble found the Study researchers said that these observations failed predictions of current models for gas dynamics in very faint active galaxies . However, the presence of this disk there has given us a unique opportunity to test the theory of relativity of Albert Einstein. [Full Article...]

Chandrayaan-2, first ever mission to the moon's south pole, launches Sunday

Chandrayaan-2, first ever mission to the moon's south pole, launches Sunday The rover will be in constant contact with the lander, which will be in constant contact with the orbiter and also with the Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN). Amid a new global space race, India is preparing to launch a second mission to the moon. Chandrayaan-2 is special because it will be the first spacecraft to conduct a soft landing on Moon's south polar region. [Full Article...]

New Orleans Floods As Hurricane Looms in Weekend Forecast

New Orleans Floods As Hurricane Looms in Weekend Forecast Tropical Storm Barry has a near 100 percent chance of forming, AccuWeather forecasters say, and, depending on the track it takes, the storm could flirt with becoming a hurricane before making landfall. Right along the coast south of Louisiana, water temperatures are now approaching 32ºC - more than ample fuel for a healthy storm. A forecast of landfall anywhere from Lake Charles to New Orlean... [Full Article...]

NBC5 Forecast: Scattered storms still around on Monday

NBC5 Forecast: Scattered storms still around on Monday Gusty winds and localized minor flooding is possible with slow moving storms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. A 20-percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Tomorrow: Becoming mostly sunny. Tonight: Mostly cloudy, evening thunderstorms likely. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Three-day weather outlook for Sunday , June 30, 2019. [Full Article...]

Volcanic eruption spotted from International Space Station

Volcanic eruption spotted from International Space Station The photo shows a large plume of ash and volcanic gases shooting up from the crater on the uninhabited volcanic island of Raikoke, which is located off the coasts of Russian Federation and Japan. "What a spectacular image". The MODIS instrument on NASA's Terra satellite captured this image of Raikoke on June 22nd, 2019. It's surrounded by a ring of white clouds, likely either water vapour conden... [Full Article...]

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

SpaceX successfully launches 'most complicated' Falcon Heavy rocket with 24 payloads However, the new center core booster crashed into the ocean and appeared to explode after missing the platform, a development which was not unexpected for the hard mission, SpaceX noted. A deep space mission is also in the works, and included on that flight will be some of the remains of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. The LightSail is a crowdfunded project that aims to become the first ... [Full Article...]

Falcon Heavy Set to Launch On Monday with All Its Might

Falcon Heavy Set to Launch On Monday with All Its Might The publication notes that we are talking about short switching of the power units of the Central unit and a pair of side boosters of the medium, which is supposed to start June 24 in the interests of the air force (USAF) US. However, as is often the case with rocket launches, weather can delay things a bit or even push the launch back to a later date. While everyone is excited for the big d... [Full Article...]

Astronomers Raise Concerns with SpaceX Starlink Mega Constellation

Astronomers Raise Concerns with SpaceX Starlink Mega Constellation Less than 24 hours later, footage started to surface showing a bright train of Starlink satellites streaking across the night sky. Recently, Elon Musk launched 60 satellites at one shot into space. Until now, Musk had downplayed the concerns - earning criticism along the way. Each of the satellites weighs 227kg and was built in-house in Redmond, near Seattle. [Full Article...]

A planet that shouldn’t exist was just found orbiting a distant star

A planet that shouldn’t exist was just found orbiting a distant star Researchers at the University of Warwick remain uncertain why the planet defies logic and exists in its current location. NGTS-4b is smaller than Neptune and three times the size of Earth . In their search for new planets, the research team looked for a dip in the light of a star that signals an exoplanet has passed between it and Earth during its orbit. [Full Article...]

Severe storms possible Monday night

Severe storms possible Monday night This low is going to be strong than the one that is moving through the forecast area on Monday with most of our counties along highway 18 underneath a slight risk for severe weather. "After the showers and storms that affected us this morning move out, we'll see a lull in activity centered around the middle of the day", First Alert Storm Team Meteorologist Corey Thompson said. [Full Article...]

Muggy, Warm Today, Sun-filled Memorial Day Monday

Muggy, Warm Today, Sun-filled Memorial Day Monday Wake up in downtown Pittsburgh kickstarted the day with partly cloudy skies and temperatures hovering right around 60 degrees, with light winds. Storms dissipate as they move east off of the caprock overnight but leave lingering showers through Monday morning which keeps many South Plains counties under FLOOD WATCH through 1AM Monday . [Full Article...]

Fairly warm, with a chance for scattered storms later today

Fairly warm, with a chance for scattered storms later today As the associated cold front approaches Saturday morning, heavier storms will then develop out ahead of it. A storm system is expected to batter the Midwest on Friday before making its way to Pennsylvania on Saturday after and into Saturday night , AccuWeather reports . [Full Article...]

Peoria Prepares for Illinois River Flooding

Peoria Prepares for Illinois River Flooding Heavy 1-3 inch rainfall during the past 24 hrs on top of already saturated soils from previous rains for the most part were direct run-off into already swollen rivers and streams. With flood recovery in high gear along the Missouri River, Iowa's other high-water bookend is taking aim at Davenport. The town of West Alton, Missouri, home to about 500 residents, is under a voluntary evacuation ... [Full Article...]

Denver Named 12th Most Polluted City In The Country

Denver Named 12th Most Polluted City In The Country An increasing number - more than 20.5 million people - lived in counties with year-round particle pollution problems. Eugene-Springfield is now the 19th most polluted for short-term particle pollution. Under President Trump, the Environmental Protection Agency has softened emissions rules for the auto and coal industries , threatening to worsen pollution levels. [Full Article...]

New battlefront: New premier of Canada's Alberta to roll back environmental protections

New battlefront: New premier of Canada's Alberta to roll back environmental protections Kenney told the Canadian media he intends to rescind the carbon tax imposed by Ottawa and planned to make law a bill passed a year ago that could cut off oil and natural gas shipments to British Columbia. Mandel was hoping to sit in the legislature for the second time. Mandel won a byelection the following month, but was defeated in the May 2015 provincial election. [Full Article...]

A 'Pink moon' will light up the sky this Good Friday

A 'Pink moon' will light up the sky this Good Friday However, the moon will still be visible to skywatchers both Thursday and Friday night. But, in the modern, digital age of internet excitement, it's the pink designation that has gained prominence because it "sounds" as if some spectacular color is about the engulf the moon. [Full Article...]

SpaceX carries out first commercial launch

SpaceX carries out first commercial launch Orders for Falcon Heavy flights have grown to five contracted missions , including three commercial missions and a $130 million contract to launch the Air Force Space Command-52 satellite. The company selected Falcon Heavy in September for a mission anticipated in late 2017 or 2018. The vehicle, which was carrying a space-suited mannequin nicknamed Starman , was vaulted into outer space and ... [Full Article...]

SpaceX: Falcon Heavy rocket launch and landing

SpaceX: Falcon Heavy rocket launch and landing The second most powerful rocket in the USA - the Delta IV Heavy - can send more than 63,000 pounds to the same location. As well as having its first commercial payload, it was also the first time the three lower boosters of the rocket returned to Earth successfully. [Full Article...]

21 things that the black hole looks like

21 things that the black hole looks like And black holes may seem invisible, but the way they interact with the material around them is the giveaway, the researchers said. Using the EHT and Chandra simultaneously was important to better understand the astronomic context of the black hole and its surrounding galaxy, says Dr. [Full Article...]


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