Saturday September 22-nd, 2018

Space Force proposal will be lean and ready by February, Pentagon says Space Force proposal will be lean and ready by February, Pentagon says

Instead, it calls for renaming the Air Force as the Aerospace Force to highlight that air and space are "indivisible", as pointed out at the beginning of the Space Age by then Air Force Chief of Staff Thomas White. "From an employment perspective eff...

300-metre long Spider-web covers beach in Western Greece 300-metre long Spider-web covers beach in Western Greece

Beneath the vastly spun webs in Aitoliko, thousands of spiders can be seen crawling along bushes, trees and grass in video captured by Giannis Giannakopoulos. Small mosquito-like insects with a lifespan of two to three days, gnats use most of the...

More flooding for SC, a week after Florence More flooding for SC, a week after Florence

Roy Cooper says about 100 people were evacuated by boat and air after the Cape Fear River breached a levee and flooded a town. USA 17, near Georgetown, also was in imminent danger of flooding , the Transportation Department said. "We are anxious r...

Big 1,000ft spider web mysteriously appears overnight in Greece

A giant web spanning 1,000ft has mysteriously appeared overnight in Aitoliko, a city in western Greece. The thick, fuzzy covering comes from Tetragnatha spiders, a type of spider that frequents tropical climates, as Maria Chatzaki, a biology profes...

Musk's SpaceX will fly Japanese billionaire to the Moon Musk's SpaceX will fly Japanese billionaire to the Moon

He's the founder of Japan's largest online clothing retailer, Zozotown , and also has his own clothing brand call Zozo. - Yusaku Maezawa has always been fascinated with the moon. However, Musk said that rocket would not be certified to carry peo...

"Dark Sky" Concept Vehicle Acts as Intelligent Mobile Observatory

Compared with the standard Navara, the overall ride height of the Nissan Navara Dark Sky Concept has been raised, creating extra ground clearance to enhance the vehicle's "go anywhere" capability. The 2.3-liter twin-turbo diesel engine puts out 187...

Meet Yusaku Maezawa, first SpaceX moon tourist Meet Yusaku Maezawa, first SpaceX moon tourist

Kennedy, proclaiming "I choose to go to the moon". I want to share this experience and things with as many people as possible. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the company's manned mission to the moon planned for 2023 will be livestreamed in r...

Aitoliko beach in Greece covered in spider web

Humidity and the spread of mosquitoes, providing excessive nutrition to the eight-legged creature population, may also have contributed to the unusual cobwebs smothering the plateau and its flora. But, thankfully for residents, they are not harmful t...

The longest week: Carolinas worn out by Florence The longest week: Carolinas worn out by Florence

U.S. President Donald Trump warned SC on Wednesday "water is coming your way" from more floods as the death toll from Hurricane Florence rose to at least 36 after a sheriff's van was swept away killing 2 women. The risk of environmental damage fr...

Trump to visit NC as governor asks pleads for patience Trump to visit NC as governor asks pleads for patience

It's too early to tell how many people will end up homeless because of Hurricane Florence . U.S. President Donald Trump is handing out warm meals and a bit of encouragement to some North Carolinians recovering from Hurricane Florence .

NASA's TESS shares first science image in hunt to find new worlds NASA's TESS shares first science image in hunt to find new worlds

In contrast, TESS will survey about 85 percent of the night sky , targeting stars that are 30 to 300 light-years away. This new image, however, uses all four of the satellites wide-field cameras and it consists of a panoramic view of the southern sk...

Over 300,000 customers without power in Carolinas after Florence Over 300,000 customers without power in Carolinas after Florence

The American Red Cross is providing food and shelter to thousands of people who have been displaced by the hurricane, while the Foundation For The Carolinas' Hurricane Florence Response Fund directs funds to nonprofits in North and SC providing r...

In US, N Carolina braces for deadly river floodings In US, N Carolina braces for deadly river floodings

I don't know how it all looked, if it was the hurricane of the fourth category", - says a resident of North Carolina. At least 11 people were killed in North Carolina and six others in SC, including a 3-month baby killed by a falling tree.

SpaceX will take a Japanese billionaire on a trip around the Moon SpaceX will take a Japanese billionaire on a trip around the Moon

Although its Falcon Heavy rocket was set to fly in 2013, the first, and only flight, of the heavy lifter happened some five years later , and lobbed Musk's Tesla Roadster into space to puzzle future extraterrestrial visitors. At an event at Space ...

Trump to visit hurricane-stricken North Carolina, death toll at 33 Trump to visit hurricane-stricken North Carolina, death toll at 33

The American Red Cross is providing food and shelter to thousands of people who have been displaced by the hurricane, while the Foundation For The Carolinas' Hurricane Florence Response Fund directs funds to nonprofits in North and SC providing re...

Tesla reportedly under criminal investigation by the Justice Department over Musk tweets Tesla reportedly under criminal investigation by the Justice Department over Musk tweets

Late last month, after the company's board of directors initially backed Musk's claim that the automaker could purchase back shares from investors for $420 each, Tesla ditched its bid to go private. "Any criminal investigation takes this up a level...

Hurricane Florence death toll climbs as flooding spreads Hurricane Florence death toll climbs as flooding spreads

The 55-year-old owner of the NBA's Charlotte Hornets is contributing $1 million each to the American Red Cross and the Foundation For The Carolinas' Hurricane Florence Response Fund. The rains have also swamped coal ash dumps and open-air hog manur...

Texas man rescues 6 dogs during Hurricane Florence rescue missions Texas man rescues 6 dogs during Hurricane Florence rescue missions

Roy Cooper said late on September 17, WSB reported . The Japanese city of Sapporo has pulled out of the bidding to host the 2026 Winter Olympics after the natural disaster in Hokkaido, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday, adding t...

Apple donating $1 million to support Hurricane Florence relief Apple donating $1 million to support Hurricane Florence relief

You can contact Shannon Cooper at 253-343-7690 for more information and specific addresses. One of those volunteers is Peggy Jordan, who will be deploying today. The Greater Birmingham Humane Society is preparing to accept any adoptable pets from ...

North Carolina's Florence flood disaster is growing North Carolina's Florence flood disaster is growing

Most of the outages were in North Carolina . The Swansboro total is the most for any tropical storm or hurricane north of Florida along the East Coast and represents a new two-day and three-day rainfall record for North Carolina. "But we're asking...

China provinces braced for heavy rainfall as typhoon heads west China provinces braced for heavy rainfall as typhoon heads west

Other cities around the Pearl River Delta - which includes Hong Kong , Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai and Macau - were also on high alert. Rail, airline and ferry services were restored and casinos in the gambling enclave of Macau reopened. As the stor...

Carolinas flood after Florence Carolinas flood after Florence

Tornadoes continue to be an elevated risk in our area. Some areas have received over 30 inches of rain. In his path lay almost 2,000 factory farm cesspools loaded with hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic fecal waste, wastewater treatment plants,...

Death toll rises to 31 as Hurricane Florence continues to RAVAGE US

Radar showed parts of the sprawling storm over six states, with North and SC in the bull's-eye. Forecasters say the worst flooding is yet to come. River forecasts showed the scene could be repeated in towns as far as 250 miles inland amid rising wa...

Clean up begins after super typhoon lashes China Clean up begins after super typhoon lashes China

Weather forecasters in Vietnam have predicted that four to six typhoons and tropical depressions could develop off the country's east coast from now until the end of the year. "I think most guests are understandably concerned about the strength of ...

SpaceX reveals Yusaku Maezawa will fly 'around the Moon' in historic announcement SpaceX reveals Yusaku Maezawa will fly 'around the Moon' in historic announcement

Musk revealed Maezawa's identity at a press conference from SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California. SpaceX is already making headlines around the world for its efforts to make spaceflight more affordable for organizations like NASA as well as...

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