Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

How to watch SpaceX's first crewed launch Saturday How to watch SpaceX's first crewed launch Saturday

Coverage will start at 11 a.m. live on NASA Television and NASA's website . "Postlaunch coverage commentators are Leah Cheshier, Courtney Beasley, Gary Jordan and Dan Huot from NASA; and Kate Tice, Siva Bharadvaj, and Michael Andrews from SpaceX "....

Tesla Makes Its Goals, Which Could Make Musk $770M Tesla Makes Its Goals, Which Could Make Musk $770M

It would provide tens of billions of dollars in compensation to Musk if the company achieves all of its financial goals, including its highest goal of a total market value of $650 billion. Tesla's board signed off on the compensation package in March...

Trump Overhauls Landmark Endangered Species Protections Trump Overhauls Landmark Endangered Species Protections

Alaska Republican Rep. Don Young said he is the only now serving member of Congress who voted for the original Endangered Species Act of 1973 and that the courts since then "have turned it into a bureaucratic nightmare that could not have been an...

SpaceX Starship prototype destroyed after static-fire test SpaceX Starship prototype destroyed after static-fire test

SpaceX's Starship SN4 rocket prototype explodes on its test stand near Boca Chica, Texas on May 29, 2020. The testing explosion was unrelated to SpaceX's upcoming launch of two NASA astronauts from Florida's Kennedy Space Center using a different r...

Proxima Centauri, the Closest Star to Earth, Confirmed to be a Planet Proxima Centauri, the Closest Star to Earth, Confirmed to be a Planet

Nailing down the mass of a distant planet with such precision is "completely unheard of", said 2019 Nobel Prizer victor Michel Mayor, who laid the groundwork for the technology that made the discovery possible, in the statement . Also, the Proxima...

Take 2 for SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch with more storms Take 2 for SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch with more storms

Originally scheduled for yesterday evening (27 May), the flight would have seen SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule carry the astronauts to the ISS. "They need favorable conditions along the way and in the water in case an emergency esca...

Half the cases of coronavirus in Washington state are in the 40s Half the cases of coronavirus in Washington state are in the 40s

The analyzes do not explain why the uncles moved to fewer patients. State health officials told the Seattle Times that the trends were the result of early awareness targeting older, vulnerable populations - because younger residents live more or ...

NASA astronauts prepare for SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule launch NASA astronauts prepare for SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule launch

Over six months, Loverro oversaw the final stretch of the Commercial Crew program preparing to return orbital human spaceflight capability to the United States, including the Boeing Starliner Orbital Flight Test and the SpaceX Crew Dragon In-F...

SpaceX/NASA launch: What time is Saturday’s launch? SpaceX/NASA launch: What time is Saturday’s launch?

SpaceX and NASA are streaming the launch from takeoff all the way until Crew Dragon docks with the ISS, and it should take the capsule about 19 hours to travel from Florida to the space station. Prior to today's launch, NASA had been forced ...

Scientists discover the universe's missing matter Scientists discover the universe's missing matter

Astronomers have used mysterious fast radio bursts to solve a decades-old mystery of "missing matter", long predicted to exist in the universe, but never before detected. Macquart continued, " We've now been able to measure the distances to enough ...

Asteroid which killed dinosaurs 'hit Earth at deadliest possible angle' Asteroid which killed dinosaurs 'hit Earth at deadliest possible angle'

Researchers believe if the asteroid's approach been shallower or steeper its devastation would have been less widespread. The team used 3D impact simulations and geophysical data recovered from the site of the impact, now known as Chicxulub , to...

NASA's historic SpaceX Demo-2 launch scrubbed due to bad weather NASA's historic SpaceX Demo-2 launch scrubbed due to bad weather

Aerospace giant Boeing Co, producing its own space launch vehicles in competition with SpaceX for NASA business, is expected to launch its CST-100 Starliner vehicle with astronauts aboard for the first time next year. They were to blast off from th...

Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches NASA Astronauts To ISS, Watch Live Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches NASA Astronauts To ISS, Watch Live

Astronauts Doug Hurley , foreground, and Bob Behnken work in SpaceX's flight simulator at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., as SpaceX teams in Firing Room 4 at Kennedy Space Center and the company's Mission Control in Hawthorne, ...

NHS Covid-19 app: Hands on with the new coronavirus tracing app NHS Covid-19 app: Hands on with the new coronavirus tracing app

Council and healthcare workers will be the first to try the contact-tracing app, with the rest of the island able to download it from Thursday. The UK and Republic are already set to differ in regard to how their apps will analyse contact data.

May weather extremes, heat warning now in effect May weather extremes, heat warning now in effect

Hot weather is also in the cards for the rest of Tuesday, according to Environment Canada , with a high of 32C expected, which will feel like its around 37C with the humidity. Government meteorologists recommend that all residents "drink plenty of w...

Asteroid that led to dinosaur extinction hit Earth at 'deadliest possible angle' Asteroid that led to dinosaur extinction hit Earth at 'deadliest possible angle'

About 66 million years ago, an asteroid hit Earth, which led to the extinction of dinosaurs and about 75% of the life on the entire planet. For decades, scientists have argued about what exactly killed off the dinosaurs. This included recent res...

Musk's SpaceX prepares for upcoming astronaut mission, renewing NASA's crewed launch program Musk's SpaceX prepares for upcoming astronaut mission, renewing NASA's crewed launch program

A month earlier, he tweeted that he expected roughly a 70 percent landing success rate for SpaceX rockets launched in 2016, before "hopefully" increasing to 90 percent in 2017. Both Astronauts have completed previous space shuttle flights durin...

Military finds disturbing abuse of seniors in five Ontario LTC homes Military finds disturbing abuse of seniors in five Ontario LTC homes

The military report on long-term care homes is due to be published shortly, however, it is clear that it will detail severe neglect of these facilities residents. Globally, the pandemic has infected roughly 5.6 million people resulting in 350,028 d...

What to Know Before the Historic Launch of SpaceX's Crew Dragon What to Know Before the Historic Launch of SpaceX's Crew Dragon

However, facing a shortfall in crew on the International Space Station, NASA has made a decision to extend the mission by a length yet to be determined to allow Behnken and Hurley to assist the one NASA astronaut now there, Chris Cassidy.

Tropical storm threatens landmark SpaceX-Nasa launch Tropical storm threatens landmark SpaceX-Nasa launch

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Wednesday afternoon's launch of SpaceX has huge financial and military implications for the USA, including making space the "new war-fighting domain". "The end certification process is the same as it's always b...

Doug Liman to direct Tom Cruise film shot in space Doug Liman to direct Tom Cruise film shot in space

This will make Cruise the first actor to go into space and Liman the first director to direct a movie in space. Director Doug Liman is on board for an upcoming Tom Cruise movie. Meanwhile, Cruise's next instalment of the Mission Impossible fr...

Astronomers see 'cosmic ring of fire', 11 billion years ago Astronomers see 'cosmic ring of fire', 11 billion years ago

The doughnut-shaped galaxy could also hold the key to finding how spiral galaxies , like the Milky Way , get their shape over billions of years. Galaxies like this, known as " collisional ring galaxies ", turn up infrequently in the modern univers...

How to watch SpaceX's historic crewed launch Wednesday How to watch SpaceX's historic crewed launch Wednesday

That means paying big bucks for seats aboard Russian spacecraft that were headed for the International Space Station . The special will feature exclusive interviews with former NASA astronaut and three-time spaceflyer Cady Coleman , current NA...

SpaceX and NASA launch historic Falcon 9 flight with USA crew SpaceX and NASA launch historic Falcon 9 flight with USA crew

This mission will have just two astronauts aboard. Wednesday's launch marks the first crewed mission to depart from the United States since the Atlantis shuttle took off in July 2011. The launch will be live-streamed on NASA TV across all of it...

Coverage of Landmark NASA SpaceX Commercial Crew Test Flight Coverage of Landmark NASA SpaceX Commercial Crew Test Flight

Since 2012, SpaceX has successfully used their space capsule, Cargo Dragon, and Falcon 9 rockets to resupply the ISS. The work was completed and the rocket returned to the vertical position later in the day. SpaceX has a split-second launch window. ...

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