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Remembering Apollo 11: Golden Anniversary Celebrations Mark Start of First Moon Mission

Remembering Apollo 11: Golden Anniversary Celebrations Mark Start of First Moon Mission Tuesday's meeting kicked off a series of commemorative events across the US. In July 1969, three intrepid astronauts - Neil Armstrong , Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins - kept the world on the edge of its seat as they hurtled towards the Moon, set on an extraordinary mission to become the first humans to set foot on our nearest planetary neighbour. [Full Article...]

Planetarium recalls importance of local connection in Apollo 11 landing

Planetarium recalls importance of local connection in Apollo 11 landing Mission Control at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston housed the engineers and flight directors who worked tirelessly to ensure Apollo 11's mission was a success. Aldrin - the second man to walk on the moon after Neil Armstrong, who died in 2012 at age 82 - certainly stood out at the event , sporting a suit covered in rocket ships, a silver bowtie, pink button down and American flag s... [Full Article...]

Weather: Extreme heat, unsafe thunderstorms from Hurricane Barry remnants in forecast

Weather: Extreme heat, unsafe thunderstorms from Hurricane Barry remnants in forecast To talk more about this research, The Show reached out to Astrid Caldas, a senior climate scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists , and one of the report's co-authors. While the afternoon heat will grab the headlines, the nights won't feature much of a cool down with mid to upper 70 morning temperatures. The worst part, if you ask me, is that we won't get any relief overnight! After th... [Full Article...]

'Half-Blood' lunar eclipse delights stargazers in South America, Europe, Africa, Asia

'Half-Blood' lunar eclipse delights stargazers in South America, Europe, Africa, Asia North America will miss out on the view except for its most eastern points, like Nantucket, parts of ME and Nova Scotia. The partial eclipse will be visible across the United Kingdom, much of Asia, all of Africa, the eastern part of South America and the western part of Australia . [Full Article...]

UK stargazers prepare for partial lunar eclipse

UK stargazers prepare for partial lunar eclipse The partial phase will finish at 6:59 am (AWST) and the Moon will set at 7:22 am (AWST) while it is still in the second penumbral phase where the Moon moving out of the Earth's Penumbra. "For the west it will be very, very clear that there's an eclipse happening", he said. The eclipse can be witnessed from areas across Australia, New Zealand, Asia except northestern parts, Africa, Europe and mos... [Full Article...]

Officials say unsafe Tropical Storm Barry continues to produce heavy rainfall

Officials say unsafe Tropical Storm Barry continues to produce heavy rainfall Despite the flooding concern, however, New Orleans experienced only light rain and winds on Saturday, and no flooding. A dry, sunny Monday is expected as Harrisburg area residents head back to work this week, forecasters said, but they warned that pleasant weather will make way for high humidity and possible thunderstorms by midweek. [Full Article...]

Weakened storm Barry still poses flood, tornado risks

Weakened storm Barry still poses flood, tornado risks Barry's centre is moving from northern Louisiana into Arkansas. While it may not have been the worst storm in recent memory - it still left an impact. Kern anxious the worst might be yet to come, with the threat of flooding lingering. But by Sunday, National Guard members were still laying down sand-filled barriers in a bid to contain flooding after "severely high water" overtopped levees in the... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana, could stay for a long, soaking time

Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana, could stay for a long, soaking time The danger to New Orleans - bound by the Mississippi River on its south side, Lake Pontchartrain on its north side and tributaries leading into the nearby Gulf of Mexico on the east - is threefold: storm surges from the sea, rain from the sky and water from the rising river if the levees fail. [Full Article...]

NASA shake-up in new race to the moon

NASA shake-up in new race to the moon The American plan to return humans to the moon, including the first woman, is beset with delays and cost overruns, according to an official audit released last month. Gerstenmaier was ousted from his role hours after he testified before Congress on the future of the International Space Station and plans for low-Earth orbit. [Full Article...]

India's Moon Mission Its Most "Complex Space Odyssey ": Foreign Media

India's Moon Mission Its Most The first launch was when the GSLV-Mk III-D1 successfully placed GSAT-19 satellite to a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) from Sriharikota on June 5, 2017. All three of ISRO's robotic explorers have different lifespans and will be looking to achieve key science goals in their limited time exploring the moon. [Full Article...]

Online conservatives expect to vent social media frustrations at White House summit

Online conservatives expect to vent social media frustrations at White House summit Hensley, however, said Trump is "wholly unfit" to be commander in chief. "It shows the Rothschilds - a Jewish family - controlling George Soros, another Jew, on puppet strings, who, in return, has David Petraeus and H.R. Marcus is one of the three founders of the Atlanta-based Home Depot . Another Twitter user tweeted , "If you plan on buying a hammer, wood, or ANY home improvement items from ... [Full Article...]

Study finds huge potential to grow trees, capture carbon emissions

Study finds huge potential to grow trees, capture carbon emissions We mapped the global potential tree coverage to show that 4.4 billion hectares of canopy cover could exist under the current climate. Over decades, the growing trees could suck up almost 830 billion tons (750 billion metric tons) of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, according to the study. [Full Article...]

Thursday’s First Warning Forecast: Feeling like 100 with afternoon storms

Thursday’s First Warning Forecast: Feeling like 100 with afternoon storms Where showers/storms hit, they will will provide at least temporary relief from the heat. Due to the high moisture levels any showers or storms that do develop Tuesday or Wednesday could produce heavy downpours with lots of thunder and lightning, small hail and gusty winds. [Full Article...]

A total solar eclipse in an astronomer's paradise

A total solar eclipse in an astronomer's paradise CST. People across the South Pacific can have a unique experience with the upcoming total solar eclipse . Some of the world's brightest minds in astronomy have gathered at the Chilean Andes ahead of the coming solar eclipse on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Total Solar Eclipse 2019

Total Solar Eclipse 2019 For those of us that are in India, there's no reason to put yourself through all the trouble of investing in protective eclipse-watching gear. After the current year's occasion, the next total solar eclipse will be obvious on December 14, 2020 , over parts of South America, as per NASA . [Full Article...]

Astronauts Capture Incredible Photo of Volcanic Eruption From Space

Astronauts Capture Incredible Photo of Volcanic Eruption From Space It's a good thing Raikoke, part of the Kuril Islands that trace a line between Russian Federation and Japan, is uninhabited. - Dan Lindsey (@DanLindsey77) June 26, 2019Mount Ulawun volcano is listed as one of 16 "Decade Volcanoes" targeted for research because they pose a significant risk of large, violent eruptions. [Full Article...]

Nasa to send spacecraft to Saturn's moon Titan

Nasa to send spacecraft to Saturn's moon Titan This won't be the first landing on Titan: That happened back in 2005 , when the Cassini spacecraft dropped off the Huygens lander to send back the first pictures from the moon's cloud-obscured surface. The probe will then spend at least 2.5 years cruising around the 3,200-mile-wide (5,150 kilometers) moon, making two dozen flights that cover a total of about 110 miles (180 km). [Full Article...]

SpaceX lifts 24 satellites into orbit after 'most difficult launch'

SpaceX lifts 24 satellites into orbit after 'most difficult launch' Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp. launched its Falcon Heavy rocket for the USA military early Tuesday in a spectacular night time liftoff that Musk described as the company's toughest yet. Prior to the launch, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk described it as "our most hard launch ever". Also on board for the STP-2 mission: small portions of the cremated remains of 152 space e... [Full Article...]

NASA Hack Used a Raspberry Pi

NASA Hack Used a Raspberry Pi Following the incident, the space agency noted that it is already taking the necessary steps to implement tighter security to protect its systems and networks. Last year, NASA reported a major cyber-attack . The report mentioned that one system administrator confessed: " He does not regularly enter new devices into the ITSDB as required because the database's updating function sometimes does ... [Full Article...]

SpaceX will launch the remains of 152 people along with 24 satellites

SpaceX will launch the remains of 152 people along with 24 satellites The Falcon Heavy launch is happening at 11:30 pm EDT and has a four-hour launch window in case of weather delays. Us company SpaceX on pad 39A at Kennedy Space center (USA) conducted a "rapid" test firing of the Merlin engines 1D super-heavy rocket, the Falcon Heavy , according to Teslarati. [Full Article...]


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