Israeli spacecraft snaps out-of-this-world selfie during moon voyage

Also seen is the plaque installed on the spacecraft, with the Israeli flag and the inscriptions "Am Yisrael Chai" and "Small Country, Big Dreams". It was taken some 37,600 kilometers (20,000 miles) away from Earth. NASA , which has installed equipmen... More..

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Built Capsule With a Dummy Aboard Docks at Space Station
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Built Capsule With a Dummy Aboard Docks at Space Station

As CNN famous, there was additionally a danger that it might harm the ISS . The operation was overseen by the space station's three crew members, American Anne McClain , Canadian David Saint-Jacques and Rus...More..

SpaceX Rocket With Unmanned US Capsule Blasts Off For Space
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

SpaceX Rocket With Unmanned US Capsule Blasts Off For Space

SpaceX is interested in flying Crew Dragon passengers other than government astronauts but hasn't begun prospecting for customers, Musk said Saturday at a news conference at the Kennedy Space Center. Elon Mu...More..

Indian Cities In Top 20 World’s Most Polluted Cities, Gurugram Tops List
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Indian Cities In Top 20 World’s Most Polluted Cities, Gurugram Tops List

NDTV is one of the leaders in the production and broadcasting of un-biased and comprehensive news and entertainment programmes in India and overseas. Gurugram , in the National Capital Region, is the most ...More..

Technology developed to provide temporary night vision to mammals
by | Monday, March 04, 2019

Technology developed to provide temporary night vision to mammals

Yes, the human eye is a marvel in itself, but the ability to see beyond the visible spectrum is just not within its capabilities. Mice are already masters of lurking in the shadows, well out of sight of pry...More..

U.S. Senate confirms acting EPA chief for permanent role
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

U.S. Senate confirms acting EPA chief for permanent role

He filled the post after former administrator Scott Pruitt resigned last July. "Administrator Wheeler must work quickly to fix that damage to the rural economy and restore more than 2 billion gallons of lost bi...More..

SpaceX successfully launches Crew Dragon
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

SpaceX successfully launches Crew Dragon

With only a dummy named Ripley on board, the launch was a dress rehearsal for the first manned test flight - scheduled for later this year with two NASA astronauts. The mission aims to test the vessel's relia...More..

by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

SpaceX rocket launches towards the International Space Station

If all goes well with this flight and an upcoming emergency-escape test, Crew Dragon could fly two NASA astronauts to the orbiting lab this summer. No private company has ever launched humans into orbit, and ...More..

Ocasio-Cortez Lets It All Hang Out: The Green New Death'
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez Lets It All Hang Out: The Green New Death'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will not commit to holding a vote on the Green New Deal touted by progressive lawmakers, saying Congress needs something that is "evidence-based". On numerous points that the Democ...More..

SpaceX to launch capsule to space station in key milestone
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

SpaceX to launch capsule to space station in key milestone

And eight engines are built into the capsule walls for use in an emergency; these abort engines could shoot the capsule off a malfunctioning rocket anytime during the launch . The first Boeing mission to the I...More..

Spider eating opossum: Tarantula drags, eats opossum in Amazon rainforest
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Spider eating opossum: Tarantula drags, eats opossum in Amazon rainforest

A team of scientists from the University of MI documented more than a dozen "rare and disturbing predator-prey interactions", including video of the massive spider that preyed upon the small vertebrate. A rai...More..

Now it is Jody Wilson-Raybould's turn to speak
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Now it is Jody Wilson-Raybould's turn to speak

The remarks by Jody Wilson-Raybould, made during nearly four hours of sometimes dramatic testimony to the House of Commons justice committee, deepened the worst crisis of Trudeau's tenure months before an Octob...More..

Feisty Feinstein Tells Schoolkids She Won't Be Lectured on Green New Deal
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Feisty Feinstein Tells Schoolkids She Won't Be Lectured on Green New Deal

Sen. Dianne Feinstein disagreed with a group of schoolchildren over climate change Friday and saw a video of the tense exchange hit the Internet, CNN reports . She offered to provide copies for each chil...More..

NASA has approved SpaceX flight vehicle to the ISS
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

NASA has approved SpaceX flight vehicle to the ISS

That's the only way current rockets can rendezvous with an orbital target moving at almost five miles per second. Eastern March 2, in an instantaneous launch window. "We think we have sufficient rationale for t...More..

Showtime(R) Offers the Premiere of
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Showtime(R) Offers the Premiere of "Desus & Mero" Online for Free

Though a bartender at the time, Trump's victory to the White House set a new vision for Ocasio-Cortez, who's now a freshman representative but has already gained the popularity of a senior official. The congr...More..

Israel launches spacecraft in SpaceX’s first private mission to moon
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Israel launches spacecraft in SpaceX’s first private mission to moon

The payload also includes an Indonesian communications satellite called Nusantara Satu and a small experimental satellite belonging to the U.S. Air Force. It will eventually be captured by the moon's gravity wh...More..

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Releases Statement About Interaction With Green New Deal Kids
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Releases Statement About Interaction With Green New Deal Kids

There, one young activist explained that they were "trying to ask you to vote yes on the Green New Deal", legislation proposed by Sen. Sunrise Movement , a budding environmental organization that urges lawma...More..

by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

BriefIsrael to launch country's first space mission to the moon

The first soft landing on the moon came in 1966; executed by both the both Russian Federation and the United States; there was not another unmanned soft landing until China launched Chang'e 3 in 2013. It wi...More..

Why zebras have stripes: Black and white pattern 'dazzles' blood-sucking flies
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Why zebras have stripes: Black and white pattern 'dazzles' blood-sucking flies

It just took one seriously obsessed scientist, some horses and a couple zebra parkas. The areas of research involving camouflage and social benefits have many nuanced theories. Horse-flies are an annoying ...More..

The complicated legality behind Wilson-Raybould silence on SNC-Lavalin scandal
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

The complicated legality behind Wilson-Raybould silence on SNC-Lavalin scandal

The PM's former attorney general made the comments moments before a vote calling for a public inquiry into the SNC-Lavalin affair that has seen Wilson-Raybould resign from cabinet and Trudeau's top advisor Gerr...More..

Ute caught out as Tropical Cyclone Oma whips up big swell
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Ute caught out as Tropical Cyclone Oma whips up big swell

MetService head of weather communications Lisa Murray said it was too early to be definitive about whether Tropical Cyclone Oma would hit. "It's unfortunate, the timing of it all, but it's very risky when you...More..

by | Friday, February 22, 2019

SpaceX launches the first private moon lander on Israel's behalf

It will also bring a time capsule to the Moon, including the Israeli flag, the country's national anthem, "Hatikvah", dictionaries in 27 languages, the Bible, and a children's book about the mission. Just min...More..

2019’s second Supermoon Bhopali skywatchers in for a treat
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

2019’s second Supermoon Bhopali skywatchers in for a treat

Sky-gazers have sent in their pictures of yesterday's super snow moon spectacular. The moon is egg-shaped, not circular and when it orbit around the planet Earth, it passes through phases. That's the closest ...More..

CBBC Newsround: Japan space probe to collect rock from asteroid
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

CBBC Newsround: Japan space probe to collect rock from asteroid

If the probe's mission on the asteroid is a success, it could help scientists understand how the Earth was formed in the early solar system. The spacecraft's landing on the asteroid Ryugu, just 900 meters (...More..

by | Friday, February 22, 2019

The mystery of zebra stripes just got solved

Researchers found that horseflies landed on the bedecked horses less frequently than on those without the striped coats. "In addition to stripes that prevent controlled landings by horse flies, zebras are con...More..

by | Friday, February 22, 2019

SpaceX Just Launched Israel's Lunar Lander off to the Moon

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Israeli startup SpaceIL partnering with SpaceX to launch the first private lunar lander to the Moon and China's lunar lander on the far side of the moon. Missions as comple...More..

Tropical Cyclone Oma: warning issued for Queensland and northern NSW
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Tropical Cyclone Oma: warning issued for Queensland and northern NSW

Oma has weakened to a Category One system overnight with sustained winds of 85 kilometres an hour and gusts of 120 kilometres. Gale-force winds were expected to hit coastal parts of Queensland from Frid...More..

Best place to see tonight's supermoon? Williamstown beach, 8pm
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Best place to see tonight's supermoon? Williamstown beach, 8pm

The analysis is not able to definitively say full and supermoons caused the increase in crashes, but the link appears plausible - a full moon could distract a driver or pedestrians, causing them to lose focus...More..

Trini skywatchers get second supermoon of 2019
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Trini skywatchers get second supermoon of 2019

Either way, it's well worth braving the cold and steeping outside for a quick look when you know there's a supermoon hanging about. Not only does it qualify as a " supermoon " - meaning that the moon will loo...More..

The truth behind the Super Moon
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The truth behind the Super Moon

Astrologer Richard Nolle defined the term back in 1979 as a "new or full moon which occurs with the moon at or near (within 90% of) its closest approach to Earth in a given orbit". Other common names for Febr...More..

Supermoon 2019: Full moon to be visible in United Kingdom tomorrow
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Supermoon 2019: Full moon to be visible in United Kingdom tomorrow

Astrologer Richard Nolle defined the term back in 1979 as a "new or full moon which occurs with the moon at or near (within 90% of) its closest approach to Earth in a given orbit". It's called a supermoon whe...More..

Students go on strike from school in climate change protest
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Students go on strike from school in climate change protest

The group, which helped coordinate the protests, has four key demands - the government should declare a " climate emergency ", it should inform the public about the seriousness of the situation, the national cu...More..

Well, That SNC-Lavalin Controversy Escalated Quickly (Podcast)
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Well, That SNC-Lavalin Controversy Escalated Quickly (Podcast)

During an event in the Ottawa suburb of Kanata Friday morning, Trudeau talked about the discussions inside his government around the company, including questions asked of him by two different Quebec premiers, r...More..

A Super Snow Moon Is Almost Here, so Set Your Alarms
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

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

The space agency's website says : "When a full moon appears at perigee [its closest point to Earth] it is slightly brighter and larger than a regular full moon - and that's where we get a "super moon", addi...More..

Possible second impact crater under Greenland ice found
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Possible second impact crater under Greenland ice found

From the same radar data and ice cores that had been collected nearby, the team determined that the ice in the area was at least 79,000 years old. More specifically, this second ancient subglacial crater dete...More..