Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

Tropical Depression #3 forms in Gulf of Mexico Tropical Depression #3 forms in Gulf of Mexico

The weather system originally started out at Tropical Storm Amanda in the Eastern Pacific basin, but it dissolved as it crossed over Guatemala. The depression is expected to become Tropical Storm Cristobal in the coming days. The Miami-based hurric...

Another SpaceX Starship prototype explodes after an engine test Another SpaceX Starship prototype explodes after an engine test

SN4 had been the most successful thus far of SpaceX's Starship prototypes, the first to pass the cryogenic proofing tests after the SN3 collapsed at the beginning of April. The failed test comes days after SpaceX was unable to launch an aircraft ...

Successful mission can show country what's possible — SpaceX NASA astronaut Successful mission can show country what's possible — SpaceX NASA astronaut

It turns out that astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley did, in fact, listen to something whilst preparing to hurtle away from the Earth's surface. SpaceX and the Crew Dragon will now have a few months of reprieve as the first half of the test is ...

Elon Musk Replies in Russian to Head of Roscosmos on Twitter Elon Musk Replies in Russian to Head of Roscosmos on Twitter

Then Rogozin wrote on Twitter that Russian Federation may refuse to deliver American astronauts to the ISS in response, and advised them to use a trampoline to get to the station. Russian Federation still prides itself on sending the first human in...

Dragon docks at International Space Station 19 hours after NASA-SpaceX launch Dragon docks at International Space Station 19 hours after NASA-SpaceX launch

The first operational Crew Dragon mission, called Crew-1, could launch to the ISS as early as August 30, with three NASA astronauts and one astronaut from the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency on board. Hurley explained that there are two reaso...

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse 2020: Date, timings and when, how to watch Penumbral Lunar Eclipse 2020: Date, timings and when, how to watch

Besides, it is further being said that approximately 57 percent of the Moon will be passing through the outer shadow of the Earth (penumbra). As seems par for the course in 2020 (which to me is not turning out to be a good year at all!), all four lun...

Arrival of SpaceX's Dragon capsule at the International Space Station Arrival of SpaceX's Dragon capsule at the International Space Station

Astronauts were last launched into space from the U.S.in 2011, when the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, retired its space shuttle fleet, forcing the U.S.to rely on partnerships with Russia's space agency to carry US astronauts to...

NASA's Crew Dragon astronauts enter International Space Station NASA's Crew Dragon astronauts enter International Space Station

The idea of a crewed mission to Mars has been mooted since the 1950s, and NASA has commissioned numerous studies that have never gotten off the ground. "It's been way too long", Jim Bridenstine, the Nasa administrator, said of the launch. Six y...

SpaceX Successfully Launches NASA Astronauts Into Space SpaceX Successfully Launches NASA Astronauts Into Space

NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine praised the pair, saying the agency is "so proud of everything you have done for our country, and in fact to inspire the world". "I'm really quite overcome with emotion", Elon Musk said. It is the final major st...

SpaceX Astronauts Dock with International Space Station SpaceX Astronauts Dock with International Space Station

The mission is the first time that astronauts have launched from American soil since the final Space Shuttle flight in 2011. "I'm really quite overcome with emotion", Elon Musk said. The second stage also separated smoothly. An initial launch...

SpaceX rocket docks with International Space Station SpaceX rocket docks with International Space Station

A few minutes later, "hard capture" was achieved when the two spacecraft were joined with an airtight seal. The hatch was opened at 1:02 p.m. ET. This particular Dragon can stay docked to the ISS for 110 days and fully operational Dragons will st...

SpaceX Looses Another Star Ship Due To A Massive Explosion SpaceX Looses Another Star Ship Due To A Massive Explosion

The explosion comes as the company is counting down to another major launch on a different rocket. That launch has now been rescheduled for tomorrow. Starship's small external appearance is an optical illusion stemming from the kind of stainless ...

SpaceX's Dragon capsule docks at International Space Station SpaceX's Dragon capsule docks at International Space Station

Ahead of the docking , the astronauts will be conducting manual tests of the spacecraft's control system, their second test after an initial trial yesterday shortly after launch. The spacecraft performed a series of phasing maneuvers to position its...

Presence of 'one of the most interesting planets' Proxima b confirmed Presence of 'one of the most interesting planets' Proxima b confirmed

Michel Mayor, honorary professor at Geneva and the victor of the 2019 Nobel Prize victor in physics, also commented on the findings. Proxima b was first discovered four years ago by using the HARPS spectrograph. But Christophe Lovis, a research...

41 students, staff in Quebec contract COVID-19 since elementary schools reopen 41 students, staff in Quebec contract COVID-19 since elementary schools reopen

Legault said his government is launching advertising campaigns next week with the goal of recruiting 10,000 people to work as orderlies in the homes by mid-September. "It's going to be very important that these people are well rested to return in the...

SpaceX Crew Dragon Launches for ISS, #LaunchAmerica En Route Historic Success SpaceX Crew Dragon Launches for ISS, #LaunchAmerica En Route Historic Success

The launch took place on the second attempt for the Demo-2 mission , after the first attempt May 27 was scrubbed less than 20 minutes before the scheduled liftoff because of inclement weather . "We planted the seeds of today's success during the ...

SpaceX successfully launches two NASA astronauts into orbit for historic flight

The Crew Dragon capsule is bound for the International Space Station , 402 kilometers (250 miles) above Earth. Jim Bridenstine , NASA administrator, said he was "so proud" after the successful launch. Wednesday's launch was postponed due to thu...

NASA eyes August for SpaceX ship liftoff with Japanese astronaut aboard NASA eyes August for SpaceX ship liftoff with Japanese astronaut aboard

The mission will follow the first crewed test flight for SpaceX's Crew Dragon vehicle to the International Space Station, slated for Wednesday. Nasa asked private companies such as Space X and Boeing to design the technologies which would allow p...

US Astronauts Blast Into Space Aboard SpaceX Rocket US Astronauts Blast Into Space Aboard SpaceX Rocket

It is expected to fly its CST-100 Starliner with astronauts on board for the first time next year. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley rocketed to space Saturday afternoon aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, en route to the International Spac...

Gilgo Beach Murders: Partial Remains Found Are Of Missing Pa. Woman Gilgo Beach Murders: Partial Remains Found Are Of Missing Pa. Woman

Her remains were found in two places more than 40 miles (65 kilometres) and a decade apart: in 2000 in Manorville, near where Long Island splits into its two forks, and in 2011 near Gilgo Beach, where the remains of the others were found. The Suffolk...

US Astronauts Set to Blast Into Space Aboard SpaceX Rocket US Astronauts Set to Blast Into Space Aboard SpaceX Rocket

NASA and SpaceX will reassess weather conditions before they make another attempt to send two astronauts to the International Space Station onboard a historic flight on Saturday. However, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine tweeted that there is a 50...

NASA astronauts enter routine quarantine for historic SpaceX Crew Dragon launch NASA astronauts enter routine quarantine for historic SpaceX Crew Dragon launch

The joint NASA and SpaceX venture will mark the first launch of U.S. astronauts into space from American soil since 2011. That's thanks to a docking simulator SpaceX just posted online. While it's mostly a fun way to distract yourself, it's act...

Global environmental changes are leading to shorter, younger trees Global environmental changes are leading to shorter, younger trees

Combined with forest harvest, the Earth has witnessed a dramatic decrease in the age and stature of forests. The study data reviewed by the researchers showed that numerous aggravating factors listed, including drought, rising temperatures, forest ...

Tesla performance opens door to Elon Musk payday

Musk now has the option to buy 1.69 million Tesla shares at $350 a pop. "One of the 12 tranches under this award has vested and become exercisable", the board said. He received the latest stock options because Tesla achieved at least $20 billion in...

Tropical Depression Bertha to dissipate by Thursday night - NHC Tropical Depression Bertha to dissipate by Thursday night - NHC

Tropical Storm Bertha made landfall near Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, on Wednesday, May 27, bringing heavy rain and potentially "life-threatening" flash flooding to the area, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported . The NHC says additio...

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