Apollo 11: Michael Collins returns to launch site on 50th anniversary

Software developer Ben Feist created the rebroadcast over two years. He remembers the white-knuckle descent to the moon's dusty surface in the four-legged lunar module Eagle, as Armstrong took manual control of the landing craft to pilot it to a ... More..

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Here's what the partial lunar eclipse looked like over Kent
by | Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Here's what the partial lunar eclipse looked like over Kent

Lunar eclipses happen when the full moon is on the opposite side of the Earth from the Sun, and passes through the planet's shadow. Not only is this the final lunar eclipse for the year, but it's also the la...More..

Extinction Rebellion shuts down busy Cardiff street
by | Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Extinction Rebellion shuts down busy Cardiff street

Some of the 1,000 people arrested during that protest appeared in court this week . Extinction Rebellion is demanding that the United Kingdom government prevents further losses to biodiversity and commits to...More..

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by | Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Using "frozen smoke" to build terraforming domes on Mars

The heat-insulating material silica aerogel is 97% porous, which can greatly slow the conduction of heat. "This regional approach to making Mars habitable is much more achievable than global atmospheric m...More..

Scientists Warn Climate Change Will Increase Dangerous Heat Days
by | Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Scientists Warn Climate Change Will Increase Dangerous Heat Days

Heat index values on this day could reach their highest level, possibly to 115 degrees. An Excessive Heat Watch has been issued for the TV6 viewing area for Wednesday through Saturday. "Exposure to conditio...More..

What did Neil Armstrong really say when he stepped onto the moon?
by | Tuesday, July 16, 2019

What did Neil Armstrong really say when he stepped onto the moon?

The lunar landing was achieved just eight years after President John F. Kennedy's historic challenge, triggered by a Cold War space race with the Soviet Union. The last human to set foot on the Moon was Apoll...More..

'Stranger Things 4' Theories: 5 Big Questions We Have After That Finale
by | Tuesday, July 16, 2019

'Stranger Things 4' Theories: 5 Big Questions We Have After That Finale

Of course, given season 3's record-breaking viewership numbers (not to mention, the dangling plot threads from the finale), it seems like a foregone conclusion the Duffer brothers will get a green light in th...More..

Half-Blood Thunder Moon partial lunar eclipse
by | Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Half-Blood Thunder Moon partial lunar eclipse

A partial lunar eclipse is when the Earth's shadow on the Moon covers only a part of it. 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 seco...More..

Remnants of Hurricane Barry to bring rain to Metro Detroit this week
by | Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Remnants of Hurricane Barry to bring rain to Metro Detroit this week

Fears that Barry might devastate the low-lying city of New Orleans as Hurricane Katrina did in 2005 were unfounded, but rain in the forecast could still cause unsafe flooding into Monday, meteorologists sai...More..

Pakistan to witness partial Moon eclipse on July 16-17 night
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Pakistan to witness partial Moon eclipse on July 16-17 night

What is a partial Eclipse of the moon is? . The peak of the eclipse will fall at 5:31 a.m., when the moon is at its closest to the center of the Earth's umbra - the innermost and darkest part of a shadow, th...More..

NASA shake-up in new race to the moon
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

NASA shake-up in new race to the moon

Vice President Mike Pence announced in March that the Trump administration wished to speed up NASA's plans to reach the moon - launching the mission in 2024, instead of 2028. "400,000 people in 2,500 comp...More..

Tropical Storm Barry Creeps Closer As Gulf Coast Prepares To Be Drenched
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Tropical Storm Barry Creeps Closer As Gulf Coast Prepares To Be Drenched

In Houma, there were sustained winds of 33 miles per hour and gusts of nearly 50 miles per hour. But he said that he wouldn't want to live anywhere else, despite the yearly threat of hurricanes. New Orleans' p...More..

Japan Lands Probe on Asteroid for Second Time
by | Friday, July 12, 2019

Japan Lands Probe on Asteroid for Second Time

The Japanese Hayabusa2 spacecraft shows its landing area on an asteroid to collect samples. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced the news on their social media. Initial images transmitted...More..

Astronomers discover two supermassive Black Holes are on a collision course
by | Friday, July 12, 2019

Astronomers discover two supermassive Black Holes are on a collision course

Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered a disc very close to a starving black hole - something that should not be there - based on current astronomical theories. "If the gravitatio...More..

India's heavy rocket 'Bahubali' gearing up for Moon
by | Friday, July 12, 2019

India's heavy rocket 'Bahubali' gearing up for Moon

A soft landing is the process of slow landing a spacecraft to ensure no damage occurs during the process. Amid a new global space race, India is preparing to launch a second mission to the moon. The lunar Sou...More..

Ball Aerospace Completes Critical Design Review for NASA Mission
by | Thursday, July 11, 2019

Ball Aerospace Completes Critical Design Review for NASA Mission

The award, announced July 8, is SpaceX's sixth launch contract for a NASA science mission and its least expensive offering to date. That supply of business for the venerable rocket, though, could be in jeop...More..

Japan says space probe landed on asteroid to get soil sample
by | Thursday, July 11, 2019

Japan says space probe landed on asteroid to get soil sample

Plans call for Hayabusa 2 to leave Ryugu by the end of this year and return to Earth toward the end of 2020. After it descended to about 300 meters above Ryugu, the probe was no longer under the control of ...More..

NHC: Low in Gulf likely be a tropical system by Thursday
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

NHC: Low in Gulf likely be a tropical system by Thursday

That's because the Mississippi River is already swollen from spring rains as the weather system builds in the Gulf and could add about a metre of storm surge to the river. Regardless of the classification this ...More..

Facebook not invited to White House’s social media summit
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Facebook not invited to White House’s social media summit

One invitee, Florida bait and tackle shop owner Bruce Hrobak, praised what he considered the administration's efforts against water-fouling algae before pumping his fist in the air and declaring: "Trump 2020". ...More..

Tropical Development in the Gulf this Week?
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Tropical Development in the Gulf this Week?

Florida's Division of Emergency Management is bracing for the potential growth of a storm system expected to move south into the Gulf of Mexico later this week, with particular attention given to Panhandle ...More..

Could Planting Tons of Trees Solve Climate Change?
by | Sunday, July 07, 2019

Could Planting Tons of Trees Solve Climate Change?

Six countries with the most space for new trees are Russian Federation, the United States , Canada, Australia, Brazil and China. They looked specifically at protected areas and places with limited human activi...More..

Nasa’s Orion Crew Capsule Abort System Test Was a Success
by | Friday, July 05, 2019

Nasa’s Orion Crew Capsule Abort System Test Was a Success

NASA has successfully tested a key safety system on a new space capsule created to take humans to the moon . During Tuesday's test, the Orion spacecraft was hoisted from launchpad 46 on the Cape not by th...More..

Japan resumes commercial whale hunting after 31 years
by | Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Japan resumes commercial whale hunting after 31 years

The whaling "will be conducted within Japan's territorial waters and Exclusive Economic Zone", Hideki Moronuki of the Japanese fishing ministry said earlier. Fisheries Minister Takamori Yoshikawa said in a cere...More..

Japan Resumes Commercial Whaling After 31 Years
by | Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Japan Resumes Commercial Whaling After 31 Years

Japan stopped hunting Bryde's in 1987, but re-authorised yearly catches in worldwide waters of 50 individuals starting in 2000, again for supposedly "scientific" research . "The resumption of commercial whalin...More..

Serena Williams reveals why she WON'T be giving Meghan Markle parenting advice
by | Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Serena Williams reveals why she WON'T be giving Meghan Markle parenting advice

The tennis superstar, 37, revealed that she's holding off on giving the Duchess of Sussex parenting tips until she finds her groove following the birth of son Archie Harrison on May 6. Baby Archie , the fir...More..

South Pacific, Parts Of South America Set To Witness Total Solar Eclipse
by | Wednesday, July 03, 2019

South Pacific, Parts Of South America Set To Witness Total Solar Eclipse

A one-hour program with live commentary in English, from 4 to 5 p.m. In case you're wondering whether India would also be able to view or witness the Total Solar Eclipse , the answer is no. A total or comp...More..

Nasa launches Orion crew capsule to test abort system
by | Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Nasa launches Orion crew capsule to test abort system

If it passes this test - which does not include any crew - then the next time the LAS will fly will be during Artemis-2, the mission that will fly humans into space on Orion for the first time. For Tuesday's ...More..

Total Solar Eclipse 2019: Know date, timings, other details
by | Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Total Solar Eclipse 2019: Know date, timings, other details

Children test out special binoculars to view tomorrow's total solar eclipse in La Higuera, Chile. It will be the first total solar eclipse since August 2017, when the moon passed between the earth and the s...More..

by | Tuesday, July 02, 2019

A total solar eclipse is passing over South America: What to know

We've rounded up the details below, including start times ( all times listed are in EDT ). You can likely find solar eclipse glasses at your local tienda if you're in the area, but NASA recommends checkin...More..

Forget Mars, NASA considering sending a helicopter to one of Saturn's moons
by | Sunday, June 30, 2019

Forget Mars, NASA considering sending a helicopter to one of Saturn's moons

The eight-rotor drone will be launched to the Saturnian moon in 2026 and touch base in 2034. It will take advantage of Titan's thick atmosphere to fly to different sites of interest. During its 2.7-year m...More..

Europe sizzles as temperatures expected to hit all-time record high today
by | Friday, June 28, 2019

Europe sizzles as temperatures expected to hit all-time record high today

Much of Europe is experiencing extreme heat. Regional interior minister Miquel Buch told Catalan radio: "The difficulties are such that we can't talk about a fire that is under control or in the extinction p...More..

NASA Aims to Send a Drone to Saturn’s Moon Titan
by | Friday, June 28, 2019

NASA Aims to Send a Drone to Saturn’s Moon Titan

Because Titan's atmosphere is four times denser than on Earth, this will be the first time a NASA vehicle is able to fly its full science payload to different destinations of the celestial body. "It's remarkabl...More..

Nasa's Mars rover detects methane spike, hinting at life
by | Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Nasa's Mars rover detects methane spike, hinting at life

The NASA statement said scientists need time to analyze data and conduct more observations as well as to collaborate with other science teams. The specialists of the National Directorate of the United Sta...More..

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy To Send Cremated Remains Of 152 Individuals To Space
by | Tuesday, June 25, 2019

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy To Send Cremated Remains Of 152 Individuals To Space

All three stage of the rocket successfully returned to Earth. This Monday's Falcon Heavy launch, dubbed Mission STP-2, will broadcast live on SpaceX's Youtube channel. The explosive jolts will become an int...More..

Watch Falcon Heavy rocket take off
by | Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Watch Falcon Heavy rocket take off

The Falcon rocket scheduled to launch later this evening has a payload military and scientific research satellites. From Brexit breaking news to HD movie trailers, The Sun newspaper brings you the latest news...More..