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Apollo 11 astronauts returning to launch pad 50 years later

2 hours 14 min ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Apollo 11's astronauts are returning to the exact spot from where they flew to the moon 50 years ago. NASA has invited Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A on Tuesday. They will mark ...

Space food: Humble chili pepper to become first fruit grown in space

2 hours 30 min ago
When Neil Armstrong and his fellow crew members set off on their groundbreaking eight-day mission to the moon 50 years ago today, the relatively short duration of the trip meant there was enough room on board the spacecraft to store all of the required food ...

Fossil of smallest Old World monkey species found in Kenya

2 hours 31 min ago
Washington, Jul 16 Researchers have discovered the fossil of a tiny monkey species, about the size of a cottontail rabbit, that lived in Kenya about 4.2 million years ago. Nanopithecus browni was the same size as a modern talapoin monkey, the smallest living ...

July Full Moon 2019: Why is it called the Buck Moon? Why is the Full Moon special?

2 hours 59 min ago
TONIGHT'S beautiful Buck Moon is the seventh Full Moon of the year – but why is it called the Buck Moon and what is so special about it? By Sebastian Kettley Sebastian Kettley. 08:10, Tue, Jul 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 08:10, Tue, Jul 16, 2019. Share.

This man from Chicago says the Apple Watch saved him from drowning

3 hours 17 min ago
A man from Lincoln Square in Chicago, US has claimed that his Apple Watch saved his life by helping him reach out to the rescuers. The man, who goes by the name of Phillip Esho said that he got knocked away from his jet ski hundreds of feet from the shore ...

Exactly When And Where To See And Stream Tonight's 'Half-Blood Moon Eclipse' In Apollo 11 Week

3 hours 18 min ago
If you ever see an eclipse, look around two weeks later and you may see another. On July 2, 2019 there was a total solar eclipse, exacting proof that a New Moon crossed the ecliptic (the Sun's path through the sky) just at the right moment to block 100% of the ...

Launching of Telescope Into Space To Map in Russia

3 hours 40 min ago
Russia has effectively propelled another telescope into space, denoting a noteworthy achievement for the nation's space science program — and conceivably preparing for the mapping of the universe at a degree of detail at no other time accomplished.

Fuel leak halted blastoff for Indian rocket: reports

3 hours 53 min ago
The launch of India's Chandrayaan-2 Moon mission was dramatically postponed just under an hour before liftoff. A fuel leak in the rocket engine forced India to abort the launch of its landmark Moon mission less than one hour before liftoff, media reports said ...

Nigeria: India Offers Nigeria $100 Million Loan for Rural Internet

4 hours 46 min ago
Nigeria's aspiration for universal internet coverage has received a boost with the materialisation of a $100 million loan from the Government of India. The facility arranged by the EXIM Bank of India is the result of a close collaboration between the India High ...

NASA Funds Demo of 3D-Printed Spacecraft Parts Made and Assembled in Orbit

5 hours 9 min ago
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Apollo 11: Partial lunar eclipse due on 50th anniversary

5 hours 42 min ago
A partial lunar eclipse could be visible from the UK on Tuesday, 50 years to the day since the US mission to put men on the Moon lifted off. Up to 60% of the Moon's surface will appear red or dark grey at the height of the eclipse at about 22:30 BST, the Royal ...

Rare corpse flower now blooming, and stinking, for the next 24-to-48 hours in Vancouver

5 hours 43 min ago
A rare corpse flower is blooming for the first time in its 17 years, and you can see -- and smell -- it within the next 24 to 48 hours. The massive flower is housed at Washington State University's Vancouver campus, and it's believed to be the first public corpse ...

Is NASA Admin Focusing Blame On SpaceX For Crew Dragon Explosion?

6 hours 10 min ago
A media firm for Elon Musk's ventures, including SpaceX, has accused NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine of openly distorting the company's response following the Crew Dragon explosion. After the mishap, Bridenstine allegedly focused the blame on ...

India Cancels Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission Launch Minutes Before Takeoff

6 hours 24 min ago
The launch countdown of India's lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 was called off exactly 56 minutes and 24 seconds before takeoff due to a technical glitch. Launch Postponed Due To Technical Snag. Chandrayaan-2 was planned to launch on an ISRO ...

Crowds flock to Huntsville for Apollo 50th events

6 hours 32 min ago
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - This is an important week not only remembering Huntsville history but creating it too, as the area celebrates the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing and the victory of Apollo 11. Charles Winters, Huntsville/Madison County Convention ...

Traces of two unknown archaic human species turn up in modern DNA

6 hours 46 min ago
Fossils are the most reliable way we can piece together the history of humans, but some clues have been inside us all along. The human genome can tell us where we've come from, and it's hiding more than a few surprises. Now researchers from the ...

Robots to install telescopes to peer into cosmos from the moon

6 hours 56 min ago
As the United States races to put humans back on the moon for the first time in nearly 50 years, a NASA-funded lab in Colorado aims to send robots there to deploy telescopes that will look far into our galaxy, remotely operated by orbiting astronauts. The radio ...

NASA engineers install legs, wheels on Mars 2020 rover

7 hours 4 min ago
Los Angeles: NASA engineers have recently installed the legs and wheels, known as the mobility suspension on the Mars 2020 rover, according to a latest release of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). More than a dozen “bunny suit”-clad engineers ...

NASA Hubble Snaps Breathtaking Cherry Blossoms In Space

7 hours 6 min ago
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a beautiful image of a distant dwarf galaxy. Due to the unique nature of the galaxy, it resembles a flowering cherry blossom tree. The new image spotted by Hubble was that of the galaxy NGC 1156. Located in ...

Hososcope for Tuesday, July 16, 2019

7 hours 16 min ago
Avoid shopping or big decisions after 4 p.m. Chicago time. The full moon in Capricorn peaks at 4:38 p.m.. Aries (March 21-April 19). This is a tough day to deal with authority figures, bosses, parents, VIPs and the police. The full moon puts you at odds with ...

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