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Bob Layton: I believe Jody Wilson-Raybould

Bob Layton: I believe Jody Wilson-Raybould Contrarily, her testimony is still deemed as a major threat to Trudeau's chances of getting reelected, with the polls approaching in October. Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef added International Development to her ministerial portfolios. [Full Article...]

SpaceX Dragon capsule successfully docks with ISS, Business

SpaceX Dragon capsule successfully docks with ISS, Business On March 3rd, the Dragon autonomously docked with the ISS , not requiring the aid of the station's robotic arm. It will be slowed by four parachutes, in what is the one of the mission's riskiest stages.The launch is a key step towards resuming manned space flights from U.S. [Full Article...]

SpaceX Crew Dragon Arrives At The International Space Station

SpaceX Crew Dragon Arrives At The International Space Station The first American commercially built-and-operated crew spacecraft in eight years docked successfully Sunday at the International Space Station. SpaceX's Crew Dragon (and Boeing's similar Starliner capsule) present an alternative, having been developed under NASA's Commercial Crew Program . [Full Article...]

Top 100 most polluted cities in 2018

Top 100 most polluted cities in 2018 Delhi had an average yearly PM2.5 concentration at 113.5 micrograms per cubic metre, followed by Dhaka at 97.1 micrograms per cubic metre. According to the report , air pollution will cause around 7 million premature deaths globally next year and have a major economic impact. [Full Article...]

Humans enter SpaceX Crew Dragon in space for the first time

Humans enter SpaceX Crew Dragon in space for the first time SpaceX is targeting Saturday, March 2 for launch of Crew Dragon's first demonstration mission from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A video grab from the Space X webcast transmission on March 2 showed a dummy named Ripley onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. "We instrumented the crap out of that vehicle", said Kathy Lueders, the manager of NASA's Commercial... [Full Article...]

Safest trajectory selected for Crew Dragon to dock with orbital outpost

Safest trajectory selected for Crew Dragon to dock with orbital outpost EST. The SpaceX rocket launch marks the first time a commercially built spacecraft designed for human travel will dock with the International Space Station (ISS). For SpaceX, this flight is a key milestone in its 17-year history. Weather permitting, liftoff is planned for 2:49 a.m. EST (07:49 GMT) from Florida's Space Coast. [Full Article...]

Eon Musk's SpaceX crew capsule rockets toward space station with test dummy

At 2:49 a.m. ET, the American aerospace company founded by Elon Musk staged its first launch of Crew Dragon. NASA turned to private companies, SpaceX and Boeing, and has provided them $8 billion to build and operate crew capsules to ferry astronauts to and from the space station. [Full Article...]

‘I know what I’m doing:’ Sen. Feinstein debates children over climate change

‘I know what I’m doing:’ Sen. Feinstein debates children over climate change As the kids continue to push back at her, urging her to vote "yes" on the Green New Deal even if it is unlikely to pass, Feinstein becomes visibly frustrated and starts to talk over the group. "OK, I'll tell you what", Feinstein replied. One of the Sunrise adults chimes in, "We're asking you to be fearless and do this for us and your grandchildren.Any plan that doesn't take bold, transformativ... [Full Article...]

Cyclone watch for Queensland cancelled as TC Oma weakens

Cyclone watch for Queensland cancelled as TC Oma weakens There's a chance that Tropical Cyclone Oma could make landfall as a fully-formed tropical cyclone, according to predictions from the Bureau of Meteorology . However, respected models used in the USA and Europe now show an increasing likelihood of the cyclone making landfall in Queensland . "The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a hazardous surf warning for waters between Yeppoon and the Gol... [Full Article...]

Inside The SpaceX Moon Launch That Just Made History

Take-off was followed live back in Israel , with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu watching alongside engineers from the control center of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). When it arrives, its landing gear must cushion the descent onto the lunar surface to prevent Beresheet from crashing. The unmanned robotic explorer "Beresheet" being loaded into a shipping container in Israel on January 17, ... [Full Article...]

SpaceX Launches Multi-Pronged Mission, Including Israeli Lunar Lander

This major liftoff, which will take place at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 8:45 p.m. EST, will begin Israel's first eight-week journey to the moon. "At SpaceIL we hope that the next generation of engineers and scientists will be able to bring Beresheet back to Earth", the company said. "Tiny, tiny Israel is about to become the fourth nation to land on the moon , and this is a... [Full Article...]

Very big bee not seen in almost four decades rediscovered in the wild

Very big bee not seen in almost four decades rediscovered in the wild He described the female-about as long as an adult human's thumb, and four times larger than a European honeybee-as a "large, black, wasp-like insect, with enormous jaws like a stag beetle". Natural history photographer Clay Bolt makes the first-ever photos of a living Wallace's Giant Bee at its nest, which is found in active termite mounds in the North Moluccas, Indonesia . [Full Article...]

Supermoon 2019: Pictures of full moon in London, UK

Supermoon 2019: Pictures of full moon in London, UK Supermoon , according to Space.com, is the term for when a full moon coincides with the moon's perigee , or the point at which it is closest to Earth. It will also look huge because of how close it is to Earth. Full moons, and supermoons in particular, appear to be associated with a slight increase in the risk of fatal motorcycle crashes, according to a large study taking in road safety data ... [Full Article...]

How to see the year's biggest supermoon

How to see the year's biggest supermoon A supermoon happens a handful of times a year, but it's not always at its closest point to the earth. The full moon names corresponded with seasonal changes. November 2016 was the closest that the moon has been to the earth. Its furthest point, known as the apogee, is around 238,000 miles. Here, we explain what the supermoon is, as well as how and when to see it. [Full Article...]

Canadian prime minister Trudeau's chief secretary resigns

Canadian prime minister Trudeau's chief secretary resigns SNC-Lavalin's headquarters in Montreal. The prime minister faced repeated questions about the brewing controversy during a morning event in the Ottawa suburb of Kanata, leading him to say his government was simply doing its job by discussing the issues and ramifications about the SNC-Lavalin case. [Full Article...]

A Super Snow Moon Is Almost Here, so Set Your Alarms

EST, the moon will be at its fullest while at a distance of about 221,000 miles from Earth, which is 17,000 miles closer than the average distance, according to USA Today . A full moon as seen from Centerport, New York. The moon will technically reach peak fullness next Tuesday morning, February 19, 2019, at 10:54 a.m. [Full Article...]

So Long, Opportunity: The Mars Rover Is Gone

So Long, Opportunity: The Mars Rover Is Gone NASA made its final attempts to contact its estranged Martian rover, Opportunity, late Tuesday. The team at NASA had attempted to talk to Opportunity several times per week once the storm began to clear using the Deep Space Network, an worldwide array of giant radio antennas supporting interplanetary spacecraft missions, and over 600 attempts were made without any response received. [Full Article...]

'Cosmic snowman' turns out to be more of a 'cosmic pancake'

'Cosmic snowman' turns out to be more of a 'cosmic pancake' We've never seen something like this orbiting the Sun . New Horizons captured the last-look images on January 1 at 12:42 a.m. EST, when it was 5,494 miles (8,862 kilometers) beyond the Kuiper Belt object. When New Horizons beamed back its first images of Ultima Thule , the Kuiper Belt Object (KBO) and most distant object ever explored by humans, scientists and the press excitedly noted tha... [Full Article...]

Tom Suozzi, Moderate Democrat On Powerful Economic Committee, Backs Green New Deal

Tom Suozzi, Moderate Democrat On Powerful Economic Committee, Backs Green New Deal Called the Green New Deal , co-sponsors of the resolution in the House of Representatives include California Congressman Ro Khanna, Colorado Congressman Joe Neguse, Washington Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, and Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan. [Full Article...]

Opposition keeps heat on Liberals over Wilson-Raybould

Opposition keeps heat on Liberals over Wilson-Raybould As attorney general, Wilson-Raybould could have become involved in the case against the company by directing federal prosecutors to negotiate a "remediation agreement", a way of holding an organization to account for wrongdoing without a formal finding of guilt. [Full Article...]


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