Saturday November 17-th, 2018

Hurricane Michael's death count rises after Virginia reports several fatalities Hurricane Michael's death count rises after Virginia reports several fatalities

The accident happened in Iredell County, north of Charlotte, where authorities have reported strong winds and numerous roads closed by flash flooding. It is unclear if anyone else was hurt and the victim's name has not been released. One of those d...

Hurricane Michael could bring heavy rain, pounding surf to Atlantic Canada Hurricane Michael could bring heavy rain, pounding surf to Atlantic Canada

Mandatory evacuations are under way in Panama City Beach and across other low-lying parts of the Florida Panhandle as Hurricane Michael approaches. The National Hurricane Center said Michael could make landfall Wednesday afternoon in the Florida P...

Dramatic drone video shows Florida school decimated by Hurricane Michael Dramatic drone video shows Florida school decimated by Hurricane Michael

After daylight Thursday, Florida residents took stock of the epic scale of the disaster. "I think everything from Panama City down to Mexico Beach is way worse than anybody ever anticipated", Florida Governor Rick Scott told the Weather Channel...

Native Kansan okay after rocket malfunction during launch Native Kansan okay after rocket malfunction during launch

Search and rescue teams were scrambled to the touchdown location as NASA revealed the descent meant the Russian-built Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft had to take "a sharper angle of landing compared to normal". Back in 2015 Progress spacecraft - unmanned tr...

SpaceX puts up a good show; Falcon 9 booster sticks ideal landing SpaceX puts up a good show; Falcon 9 booster sticks ideal landing

The satellite is the first of two for Argentina's space agency, Comision Nacional de Actividades Espaciales, and will work in conjunction with a constellation of Italian space agency satellites. The rocket took off from Space Launch Complex 4E (SLC-4...

Gyroscope Malfunction Forces NASA To Put Hubble Into 'Safe Mode' Gyroscope Malfunction Forces NASA To Put Hubble Into 'Safe Mode'

The Hubble Space Telescope also uses three gyroscopes at a time for "maximum efficiency", but it can also still make scientific observations with one. The telescope is a veteran, according to experts, will be able to work in space for not more than...

Astronauts Escape Soyuz Rocket After Major Malfunction On Way To ISS Astronauts Escape Soyuz Rocket After Major Malfunction On Way To ISS

For years, since NASA's final shuttle mission launched in 2011, the USA has relied on Russian rockets to send astronauts to the International Space Station, which is largely funded by America taxpayer dollars. The International Space Station , a...

Russian Soyuz rocket malfunctions, makes emergency landing

NASA and Roscosmos said search-and-rescue teams were in contact with the crew and en route to the landing location. Robotic cargo launches using USA -built resupply ships are also scheduled to deliver more supplies to the station in the next two m...

NOAA Says It’s Category 3 With 120 Mph Winds, Storm Surge NOAA Says It’s Category 3 With 120 Mph Winds, Storm Surge

Warning Coordination Meteorologist Nick Petro with the National Weather Service Office in Raleigh says Michael will be a wind and rain event locally, with the possibility for gusty winds and 3-5 inches of rainfall. The storm is expected to cause wide...

Hurricane Michael causes 'unimaginable destruction' to Florida Hurricane Michael causes 'unimaginable destruction' to Florida

EMILY SULLIVAN, BYLINE: Hurricane Michael will likely make landfall along the Gulf Coast today as a Category 3 storm, according to the National Hurricane Center . P.S. Hurricane Michael is an extremely risky storm. Michael is expected to leave...

Rocket carrying two astronauts to International Space Station makes emergency landing Rocket carrying two astronauts to International Space Station makes emergency landing

RIA news agency, citing its own source, reported that Russian Federation had chose to suspend all manned space launches following the "Soyuz" failure. They were to dock at the International Space Station six hours later, but the booster suffere...

Hurricane Michael intensifying, forecast to become Category 4 by landfall Hurricane Michael intensifying, forecast to become Category 4 by landfall

The storm's intensity waned steadily as it pushed inland and curled northeasterly into Georgia. The combination of winds and storm surge will absolutely devastate portions of the Florida coastline. Emergency managers say they don't know how many ...

ISS: Space rocket declares emergency after launch - astronauts parachute out

A Reuters reporter who observed the launch from around 1 km away said it had gone smoothly in its initial stages and that the failure of the booster rockets must have occurred at higher altitude. The two were to arrive at the ISS about six hours afte...

Residents Prepare to Evacuate as Hurricane Michael Heads Toward Florida Panhandle Residents Prepare to Evacuate as Hurricane Michael Heads Toward Florida Panhandle

At least 120,000 people along the Florida Panhandle were ordered to clear out on Tuesday as Hurricane Michael rapidly picked up steam in the Gulf of Mexico and closed in with winds of 110 miles per hour and a potential storm surge of 12 feet.

Unscathed by Hurricane Michael, Lake City friends test their luck

Michael benefited from deep pockets of warm water in the Gulf, which meant that even as the storm stirred the water it crossed, it wasn't churning up cool water that could sap its strength, said Bryan Norcross, a hurricane specialist with WPLG, a ...

Hurricane Michael Downgraded To Tropical Storm After Battering Florida Panhandle Hurricane Michael Downgraded To Tropical Storm After Battering Florida Panhandle

By late Wednesday, the storm had moved toward Georgia. Gadsden County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Anglie Hightowers said they received a call at 6pm local time (11pm BST). Gov. Nathan Deal of Georgia issued an emergency declaration for 92 co...

Hubble in safe mode, but science operations suspended Hubble in safe mode, but science operations suspended

The telescope could work with as few as one or two gyroscopes, although that leaves little room for additional breakdowns. Dr. Rachel Osten, the deputy head of the Hubble mission, said it had been a "very stressful weekend". The three remaining...

Scientists confirm water ice at moon's poles Scientists confirm water ice at moon's poles

The moon of Jupiter has a saltwater ocean that scientists have long proposed visiting, because at least some researchers think it might contain extraterrestrial life . In a new paper published yesterday (Oct. 8) in the journal Nature Geoscience , r...

Scientist warning over climate change and global warming - CBBC Newsround Scientist warning over climate change and global warming - CBBC Newsround

Increasingly, you don't have to convince Australian farmers of that. Climate scientists are not known for giving good news, and the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that convened in South Korea was no exception: the scientists tha...

Australia Will Keep Burning Coal To Produce Electricity Despite Stern IPCC Warning Australia Will Keep Burning Coal To Produce Electricity Despite Stern IPCC Warning

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, who is on a trip to India touting new infrastructure to ship more oil and gas overseas, said he will leave the findings of the IPCC report to the scientists. In his response to questions about the IPCC report,...

First SpaceX mission with astronauts set for June next year

Both missions are considering tests. Under the terms of the CCtCap contract, both companies must fulfill one unmanned and one manned flight with a duration of two weeks within the trial. SpaceX is targeting June and Boeing, August. The report men...

HURRICANE MICHAEL: Cooper activates National Guard, declares State of Emergency HURRICANE MICHAEL: Cooper activates National Guard, declares State of Emergency

Cooper said tropical storm-force winds will likely arrive overnight into Thursday, and that the wind and rain could further damage tarped houses where people are working to rebuild. NC Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry also spoke during ...

Hurricane Michael set to be strongest storm to ever hit Florida Panhandle Hurricane Michael set to be strongest storm to ever hit Florida Panhandle

Florida State University said its campuses in Tallahassee and Panama City will be closed from Tuesday to Friday. After hitting Florida, the storm is forecast to move north-east on Wednesday and Thursday along the Atlantic Coast and batter the C...

How to watch the Draconid meteor showers tonight

The meteor show is one of two showers be seen in the skies in October - the second meteor shower (the Orionids) in October usually peaks around October 21. However, when the Draconid does flex its muscles, it offers some of the most incredible meteor...

Tropical Storm Michael Will Become a Hurricane Monday Tropical Storm Michael Will Become a Hurricane Monday

Enlarge / 12z European model forecast for Hurricane Michael's position at 2pm ET on Wednesday. Further intensification is expected this evening. Scott first ordered requiring backup generators for air-conditioning in September 2017, days after a...

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