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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...]

SpaceX to launch historic Nasa astronaut mission

SpaceX to launch historic Nasa astronaut mission What is the objective of this mission? Meanwhile, Boeing is also preparing a capsule to launch astronauts to the station, giving NASA and America two ways to get into space , and a lot of Boeing's space work is done in Huntsville. Bob has logged a total of 708 hours in space and 37 hours of spacewalk time. Behnken and Hurley will spend one to four months on station before the second hal... [Full Article...]

How to watch ‘historic’ NASA-SpaceX Demo-2 mission live from home

How to watch ‘historic’ NASA-SpaceX Demo-2 mission live from home More than two years behind schedule , SpaceX is nevertheless delivering the Crew Dragon spacecraft and launch system for roughly $2.6bn, while Boeing has taken in some $4.2bn for its troubled Starliner effort. The mission's duration is to be determined after its arrival; once complete, SpaceX's Crew Dragon will undock from the station, de-orbit, and return Hurley and Behnken to Earth. [Full Article...]

SpaceX's Falcon 9 readies for space mission

A crucial decision point will come at T-minus-45 minutes, when the go-ahead is due to be given for arming the Dragon's launch escape system and fueling up the Falcon 9 rocket with highly refined kerosene and liquid oxygen. Among those that will be in attendance include President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Get set for a new American Space Age. NASA astronoauts Doug Hurley a... [Full Article...]

Trump to Visit Florida for SpaceX Launch With NASA Astronauts

The space shuttle programme was retired four decades after it began service, a prime reason was the high cost of maintenance. On May 22, 2020, inside the Operations Support Building II at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, NASA managers pose for a photo following the conclusion of the flight readiness review for the upcoming Demo-2 launch . [Full Article...]

Wuhan is Banning the Sale of Wild Animals at Wet Markets

Wuhan is Banning the Sale of Wild Animals at Wet Markets Both moves were applauded globally by doctors and researchers who believe that the current pandemic is the result of the virus jumping from bats to another animal species in the wet market and then to humans since this novel coronavirus shares 96 percent of its genetic sequence with one found in bats. [Full Article...]

Chloroquine : les espoirs s’amenuisent au fil des dernières études scientifiques

Chloroquine : les espoirs s’amenuisent au fil des dernières études scientifiques Le microbiologiste de l'IHU Méditerranée prône son administration, associée à un antibiotique, l'azithromycine, tôt dans la maladie. " Ces médicaments-là sont tous connus pour avoir des effets au niveau des rythmes cardiaques, a dit le docteur Guerra". [Full Article...]

Global emissions down by 17% amid pandemic restrictions

Global emissions down by 17% amid pandemic restrictions With lower emissions transport alternatives harder to come by, until such time as electric vehicle uptake grows, the changes to workplace arrangements forced by Covid-19 provide an opportunity to observe how emissions in the sector may be cut. [Full Article...]

NOAA predicts 'above normal' hurricane season with 3 to 6 major storms

NOAA predicts 'above normal' hurricane season with 3 to 6 major storms NOAA notes an average hurricane season produces 12 named storms, of which 6 become hurricanes, including 3 major hurricanes. According to Dr. Jerry Bell, NOAA's lead seasonal hurricane forecaster with the climate prediction center, the peak months of the Atlantic hurricane season are August, September and October, and if 2020 becomes an above-normal season, "it will make a record of five consec... [Full Article...]

US Space Force to launch X-37B space plane on secret mission

US Space Force to launch X-37B space plane on secret mission Air Force Rapid Response Capabilities Office". Originally designed for missions of 270 days duration, the X-37B has set endurance records during each of its five previous flights. Past test flights have lasted as long as 780 days . In March, he hoisted a national security satellite . United Launch Alliance , which provided the Atlas V rocket, declared success 1 1/2 hours after liftoff. [Full Article...]


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