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Three giant asteroids to zip past Earth in June, reveals NASA

Three giant asteroids to zip past Earth in June, reveals NASA Two days later, on Monday 8 June, Asteroid 2013 XA22 will pass by Earth during the early morning hours at 5:40 SAST, at a distance of approximately 2.94 kilometres. However, there is no reason to be anxious as the distance at which asteroid 2002 NN4 is approaching Earth only within the safe limit. It has a peak size of 310 metres in its diameter. [Full Article...]

China's aviation authority to allow more foreign flights after United States ban

China's aviation authority to allow more foreign flights after United States ban A United States ban on flights wouldn't hurt Air China too badly given its limited exposure to the market, Bloomberg Intelligence analyst James Teo said , noting that only 6.5 per cent of the carrier's 2019 revenue came from North American routes. [Full Article...]

Chris Holtmann releases statement on Seth Towns' detainment during George Floyd protest

Chris Holtmann releases statement on Seth Towns' detainment during George Floyd protest An attempt was made to set fire to another apartment building under construction next door. Earlier Saturday, Governor Mike DeWine said he was calling out the Ohio National Guard and also asking the highway patrol to help help enforce laws in Columbus as Mayor Andrew Ginther and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson both announced 10:00 p.m. [Full Article...]

Wuhan finds no new COVID-19 cases in city-wide testing

Wuhan finds no new COVID-19 cases in city-wide testing While asymptomatic Covid-19 carriers do not develop any of the typical coronavirus indicators, such as a fever, cough, or sore throat, they risk of spreading the disease to others. They launched the testing campaign after six people living in the same housing complex in the city were found to have contracted the virus. The mass testing was carried out at a cost 900 million yuan ($126 million), i... [Full Article...]

SpaceX astronaut crew blasted AC/DC and Black Sabbath to kick off mission

SpaceX astronaut crew blasted AC/DC and Black Sabbath to kick off mission The launch was initially scheduled for Wednesday, but was scrubbed because of weather. If all goes well with the Demo-2 test flight, SpaceX will soon begin launching astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) for NASA as well as other space agencies and private companies. [Full Article...]

SpaceX Astronauts Dock with International Space Station

SpaceX Astronauts Dock with International Space Station The arrival completed the first leg of the trip, created to test the capabilities of the Crew Dragon capsule . NASA , which partnered with SpaceX, hasn't decided how long the astronauts will stay up in space. We both had our first flights on shuttle Endeavour and it just meant so much for us to carry on that name". Shortly after the docking was officially completed, Hurley and Behnken marked... [Full Article...]

USA astronauts dock at ISS after SpaceX launch

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft is launched from Launch Complex 39A on NASA's SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley onboard, Saturday, May 30, 2020, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. [Full Article...]

NASA astronauts board International Space Station in historic SpaceX mission

The mission was the first time NASA astronauts had launched from United States soil since the space shuttle was retired in 2011, and it marked the first time a private company had flown astronauts to orbit. President Donald Trump, at right, watches SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket rise with Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen Pence, beside him. The craft is an "exciting ride", and "not lik... [Full Article...]

Dragon docks at International Space Station 19 hours after NASA-SpaceX launch

The mission comes amid the coronavirus crisis and protests in multiple United States cities over the death of a black man in Minneapolis while he was being arrested by a white police officer. Inside Kennedy Space Center, attendance was strictly limited because of the coronavirus, and the small crowd of a few thousand was a shadow of what it would have been without the threat of COVID-19. [Full Article...]

SpaceX : Les Russes beaux joueurs et promettent de nouvelles fusées

SpaceX : Les Russes beaux joueurs et promettent de nouvelles fusées Il s'agit d'une des rares bonnes nouvelles de la période pour les États-Unis, en pleine pandémie de coronavirus et alors que des manifestations embrasent les villes américaines pour protester contre la mort d'un Afro-Américain, George Floyd, aux mains de policiers blancs. [Full Article...]

NASA crew climb aboard ISS, after a 'slick' space flight

NASA crew climb aboard ISS, after a 'slick' space flight The docking of the spacecraft took place 19 hours after the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center. It also marked the first time that commercially developed space vehicles - owned and operated by a private entity rather than NASA - have carried Americans into orbit. [Full Article...]

Prototype of New SpaceX Rocket Starship Explodes on Texas Test Pad

Prototype of New SpaceX Rocket Starship Explodes on Texas Test Pad A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocketand Crew Dragon spacecraft are scheduled to launch two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station in a historic test flight. That same day, SpaceX received a launch license for its Starship tests from the Federal Aviation Administration . Minutes following what was thought to be a successful test, the Starship prototype called Serial Number 4 exploded, repor... [Full Article...]

SpaceX launches American astronauts for first time in almost 10 years

Today's launch came after the first planned mission start was scrubbed on Wednesday , when NASA concluded that an approaching storm front raised the risk of a lightning strike as well as rain and high winds. Cut us some slack, it's been a long day of reporting on Demo-2 and besides, the SATs haven't used the analogy section in years. "It's been nine years since we've launched American astronaut... [Full Article...]

SpaceX Falcon rocket launches two NASA astronauts into space

SpaceX Falcon rocket launches two NASA astronauts into space The first crewed orbital launch from the United States in almost nine years took place May 30, placing a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft with two NASA astronauts on board into orbit, bound for the International Space Station. "All launch confirmation criteria are developed well in advance of any attempt", Hurley said. "Make her life easy". The US space agency had given SpaceX and Boeing, which p... [Full Article...]

Apple : serait poursuivi par le frère de Pablo Escobar

Apple : serait poursuivi par le frère de Pablo Escobar Il assure qu'un individu aurait exploité une faille dans le service d'appel vidéo pour obtenir ses coordonnées et lui envoyer, ensuite, des lettres de menaces . Roberto Escobar réclame ainsi la bagatelle de 2,6 milliards de dollars. Sur le même site, Roberto Escobar promet de présenter "des preuves montrant que les gens dans le monde se sont fait arnaquer par Apple Inc". [Full Article...]

SpaceX to reattempt manned rocket launch in Florida

SpaceX to reattempt manned rocket launch in Florida You can watch it live right here courtesy of NASA TV, with coverage starting at 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT). Saturday's launch was the start of a test flight evaluating Crew Dragon's systems and capabilities. The Hawthorne company now regularly transports cargo for NASA to the space station, as does Northrop Grumman Corp. In preparation for Wednesday's flight, SpaceX sent up a Dragon capsule wi... [Full Article...]

All eyes on weather as NASA, SpaceX get ready for 2nd attempt

All eyes on weather as NASA, SpaceX get ready for 2nd attempt History is being made today as NASA and SpaceX gear up to launch Americans into space from American soil and on American equipment for the first time in almost a decade. "We are not going to launch today". President Donald Trump, who flew in for the previous launch attempt, is expected to attend again. A successful mission would achieve NASA's top priority, as articulated by agency chi... [Full Article...]

SpaceX Launch Set for Second Attempt on Saturday

SpaceX Launch Set for Second Attempt on Saturday The next launch window opens up at 15:22 EDT on Saturday, it has been confirmed . Eastern Time on May 30. Yesterday's attempt to launch NASA's and SpaceX's Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station was plagued by weather issues that ultimately caused the attempt to be scrubbed . [Full Article...]

L’Assemblée et le Sénat approuvent l’application de traçage — StopCovid

L’Assemblée et le Sénat approuvent l’application de traçage — StopCovid Devant l'Assemblée puis le Sénat en soirée, la ministre de la Justice Nicole Belloubet a longuement insisté sur les " garanties " entourant cette application " temporaire, d'installation volontaire, non identifiante et transparente ". Destinée aux détenteurs de smartphones , l'application fonctionnera par Bluetooth et n'utilisera pas la géolocalisation. Dans l'opposition, la droite française e... [Full Article...]

NASA Scrubs SpaceX Launch Due to Weather

NASA Scrubs SpaceX Launch Due to Weather Air Force forecasters on Wednesday morning citing a 50% chance that thick clouds over eastern Florida could force a postponement. The next launch opportunity is May 30 at 3:22 p.m. Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken were the two Americans selected for the historic launch and are two of NASA's most experienced astronauts. NASA has assigned two of its most experienced astronauts, Douglas Hurley and ... [Full Article...]


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