Monday January 24-th, 2022

Isaias causes 2nd largest outage in ConEd history, company says Isaias causes 2nd largest outage in ConEd history, company says

Connecticut's applies statewide, while New York's specifically includes 11 counties and three others that border them. At the peak of the outages, there were more than 920,000 without power. Wednesday. ConEd says it has already restored service to ...

SpaceX Breakthrough as Mars 'Starship' Prototype Rocket Aces Successful Test Flight SpaceX Breakthrough as Mars 'Starship' Prototype Rocket Aces Successful Test Flight

Today's flights are a significant step forward from the small-scale Starhopper flights conducted a year ago, with CEO Elon Musk seemingly happy with the rate of development taking place, declaring that "progress is accelerating" in response to one ...

First case of bone cancer discovered in dinosaurs, scientists claim First case of bone cancer discovered in dinosaurs, scientists claim

Experts found the bone cancer - an osteosarcoma - in a horned plant-eating dinosaur, Centrosaurus apertus , that lived in Canada during the Cretaceous Period. Take the diseased centrosaurus . The cancer was at an advanced stage, according to th...

'It came alive:' Astronauts recount wild experience home on SpaceX's Crew Dragon 'It came alive:' Astronauts recount wild experience home on SpaceX's Crew Dragon

At that stage, the very first of two sets of parachutes were being deployed, abruptly breaking the capsule's speed even more - an interval that felt "pretty a great deal like acquiring strike in the again of the chair with a baseball bat", Behnken re...

Tropical Storm Isaias: How much rain fell in central Pa., Philadelphia? Tropical Storm Isaias: How much rain fell in central Pa., Philadelphia?

The storm made landfall as a hurricane late Monday night with sustained winds of 85 miles per hour, and was downgraded to a tropical storm as it worked its way up the coast, flooding low-lying areas of the Carolinas and Virginia. ET on Tuesday mo...

Tornado watches for Toronto, GTA come to an end Tornado watches for Toronto, GTA come to an end

A tornado warning is also in place in parts of southwester Ontario. The warning was upgraded at 5:05 p.m. advising that communities in Guelph - Erin - Southern Wellington County, Mount Forest - Arthur - Northern Wellington County were no longer under...

NASA Mars rover enters NASA Mars rover enters "safe mode" after liftoff

Everything seemed picture flawless, but NASA said a couple of glitchy things happened during the launch, neither of which are expected to jeopardize the mission. When they arrive on Earth, the Mars samples will undergo in-depth analysis by scientis...

Fires in Brazil's Amazon up 28% in July, worrying experts Fires in Brazil's Amazon up 28% in July, worrying experts

As a result, pressure has increased on Brazil, ruled by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, to commit to doing more to protect this huge forest, which scientists believe is vital in the fight against climate change. "Everything that was working was t...

SpaceX Brings NASA Astronauts Home in Milestone Test Flight SpaceX Brings NASA Astronauts Home in Milestone Test Flight

The Crew Dragon capsule performed several precisely choreographed sequences to return home safely. "There's no question, it was an enormous relief after months of anxiety making sure we could bring Bob and Doug back home safely", Shotwell said.

Isaias heads toward the Carolinas Isaias heads toward the Carolinas

Isaias is bearing down upon popular tourist destinations of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina , and Wilmington, North Carolina. After landfall, only gradual weakening is anticipated after Isaias makes landfall in the Carolinas and moves across the US mid...

Commercial crew astronauts accept risks of test flight

With most major readiness reviews and pre-launch checks out of the way, the duo is set to launch from Kennedy Space Center's pad 39A on the first US -hosted crewed mission in almost a decade. But again Nasa reduced the number of people the men could ...

SpaceX Crew Dragon returns NASA astronauts to Earth after historic mission SpaceX Crew Dragon returns NASA astronauts to Earth after historic mission

The capsule's hatch was opened around 4 p.m. The duo made history on May 30 when they became the first people to launch into low-Earth orbit on a commercial spacecraft. The pair spent two months aboard the space station before beginning their ret...

How To Watch SpaceX’s Demo-2 Mission Launch NASA Astronauts Into Space

NASA and SpaceX officials will meet in the morning to determine whether or not to postpone to Saturday, the next possible launch window. Rather than spend billions developing and flying cargo and resupply missions, in 2010 NASA opted to pay fixed-b...

SpaceX astronauts prepare for return journey to Earth SpaceX astronauts prepare for return journey to Earth

USA president Donald Trump - who was at the launch - tweeted: "Great to have NASA Astronauts return to Earth after very successful two month mission". Its capsules will touch down in the U.S. Southwest desert. 'And they are off!' the USA space agen...

NASA and SpaceX confirm first astronaut launch NASA and SpaceX confirm first astronaut launch

Finally, SpaceX is expected to hold its own Launch Readiness Review with appropriate NASA teams in attendance on Monday, May 25th, "to make sure we're go for each aspect, including go to come home", as stated by Reed. "That's what this launch is ...

Watch SpaceX Launch NASA Astronauts to Space Live Right Here

It will is the first private, commercially built manned spaceflight. The launch is now set to take off from Kennedy Space Center at 4:33 p.m. EDT (1:33 p.m. Astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley boarded a Crew Dragon capsule built by Elon...

Trump campaign laying groundwork to shape mail-in voting to their advantage Trump campaign laying groundwork to shape mail-in voting to their advantage

On Thursday morning, Trump used his attacks to suggest he may delay the election - an action he has no control over. The US has faced many grave challenges in the past but no presidential election was ever cancelled or delayed. Trump can not chan...

Deep-sea microbes 'revive and multiply' after 100 million years dormant Deep-sea microbes 'revive and multiply' after 100 million years dormant

It's a mystery how the microbes were able to survive the harsh conditions of their surroundings - and it's unclear just how long they can live. Morono claimed that the study has proved that the simplest living organisms living on Earth "do not ...

USA astronauts pack up for rare splashdown in SpaceX capsule USA astronauts pack up for rare splashdown in SpaceX capsule

Undocking from the International Space Station is scheduled for 7:34 p.m. EDT Saturday. "We're watching (forecasts) closely, mostly to maintain awareness and see the trends, and understand what the timeline would be if our recovery out of the water...

ULA's Atlas V Rocket Launches NASA's Perseverance Rover for Mars 2020 Mission ULA's Atlas V Rocket Launches NASA's Perseverance Rover for Mars 2020 Mission

Via NASA's Deep Space Network , the largest scientific telecommunications network in the world, the rover sent out a signal at 9:15 a.m. EST but NASA did not receive it until 11:30 a.m. Aboard Perseverance is a four-pound (1.8 kg) autonomous hel...

Hurricane Isaias could have Staten Island impact Hurricane Isaias could have Staten Island impact

The National Weather Service is encouraging residents and visitors to monitor the status of the system, and check their hurricane kits and emergency supplies now. "We've been watching Hurricane Isaias very closely over the past few days", Kim Stens...

NASA Still Planning SpaceX Splashdown Sunday in Shadow of Hurricane NASA Still Planning SpaceX Splashdown Sunday in Shadow of Hurricane

After a review of the latest forecast for the waters off the coast of Florida, and taking into account the seven possible splashdown locations, it has been chose to proceed with plans to bring astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley back to ...

U.S. astronauts ready for capsule splashdown, the first in 45 years

Nasa said it will continue to monitor Hurricane Isaias as it edges close to south Florida over the weekend. Behnken and Hurley are scheduled to be back inside Crew Dragon on Saturday, undocking from the space station at 4:34 p.m. "We don't con...

Nuclear-powered rover takes off for Mars Nuclear-powered rover takes off for Mars

July 30, 2020. "We're in touch with the spacecraft, everything is nominal", Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA's associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, told NASA TV shortly after launch. Wallace later stated that it was not an unusu...

NASA announces astronauts for SpaceX CREW-2 manned mission to the ISS NASA announces astronauts for SpaceX CREW-2 manned mission to the ISS

The photos were captured at the exact moment of sun rising through the Earth's horizon. The members of the SpaceX Crew-2 mission to the International Space Station. After being selected as an astronaut in 2000, she launched on space shuttle Atlanti...

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