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by | March 28, 2019 | 03:03

Astronaut Anne McClain was supposed to float out of the International Space Station this Friday with newly arrived Christina Koch , to replace old batteries. Had Koch and McClain done their spacewalk together, it would have been the first ever by two women astronauts - out of more than 200 spacewalks since 1998.

by | March 28, 2019 | 03:23

Still, the 43 Democrats , including the presidential candidates, who voted " present " on the cloture vote avoided having to take a stand on the progressive goals. The billboard references a February report from American Action Forum suggesting the GND could cost up to $ 93 trillion over a decade. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.).

by | March 27, 2019 | 05:02

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said in a Twitter post: "Challenge accepted". "The first woman and the next man on the moon will both be American astronauts, launched by American rockets from American soil". Pence's announcement comes after the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced it had to scrap its first all-female spacewalk because it didn't have well-fitting space suits for its female astronauts .

by | March 27, 2019 | 04:45

Lawrence, Ms. Kagey and Kenneth Todd, the station's operations integration manager, said officials had not immediately recognized the significance of the original lineup for Friday's 'extravehicular activity, ' or EVA", reports the Times .

by | March 25, 2019 | 04:33

Estimate the break-in for new players to enter the Plastic Waste Management Market . Nuclear waste is the residue left after the extensive use of nuclear fuel in a nuclear reactor. What are the opportunities and intimidations faced by the vendors in the global market? This analysis report covers the growth factors of the worldwide market based on end-users.

by | March 23, 2019 | 01:53

A federal judge in Washington , D.C., has blocked new oil and gas drilling on public land in Wyoming because the federal government failed to sufficiently consider the cumulative impact on climate change . Kathleen Sgamma, its president, told the Washington Post: "This judge has ignored decades of legal precedent in this ruling". "BLM under the Obama Administration did the correct level of GHG analysis at the leasing stage." she continued.

by | March 22, 2019 | 02:12

They also found minerals containing hydroxyl groups, which can indicate the presence of water: however, they said further research was required to provide confirmation. He said Ryugu's parent body was roughly 4.6 billion years old - dating from the very earliest days of our Solar System. The JAXA team says Ryugu may have been created when fragments from a celestial collision reaggregated.

by | March 22, 2019 | 02:14

The possibility of gusts upwards of 125 km/h is anticipated for the coast between Cape Grenville and Coen as the cyclone approaches Tuesday afternoon, with further gusts of up to 170 km/h expected at the point of landfall if the cyclone remains a category three.

by | March 22, 2019 | 02:18

Apparently Red Bull gives you flares with your wings. Others shared what they saw over the downtown area. Many thought it was a UFO or meteor, but it didn't come from out of this world. Nope, it's a skydiver for an energy drink company. The wingsuit divers jumped out of a helicopter at 4,000 feet (1,220 meters) above the city and flew at speeds topping 120 miles per hour (193 km/h).

by | March 20, 2019 | 02:27

For cities in the continental USA, moonrise will occur sometime between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. local time. Residents will be able to see what's known as a super "full worm moon" on Wednesday night. According to the Old Farmer's Almanac , the moon will appear bigger and brighter than usual. So, when does a super moon occur? The asteroid , 2019 EA2 , will zip by Earth at 190,246 miles away - closer than the moon.

by | March 19, 2019 | 02:04

He noted that among the plastic bags were 16 rice sacks - similar to potato sacks - and plastic bags from local Philippine grocery chains, Gaisano Capital and Gaisano Grocery Outlet. Plastic waste was recovered from inside the animal . In Thailand, a whale also died previous year after swallowing more than 80 plastic bags. Darrel said: "This whale had the most plastic we have ever seen in a whale".

by | March 18, 2019 | 11:15

Pupils were able to turn up to school in their own clothes in return for a small donation to support Red Nose Day . The ice hockey team linked up with Specsavers to promote their amusing frames which will help raise funds for Red Nose Day which takes place today.

by | March 18, 2019 | 11:16

Hague and Ovchinin's journey to the ISS was initially planned for October 11, last year. Koch, Hague and Ovchinin's six-hour flight will also be closely watched for another reason. "It's a mission where we're going up there and collecting data so the scientists on the ground can better understand our world, they can better understand our bodies, they can better understand the world around us.

by | March 16, 2019 | 01:40

This latest panorama is like a greatest hits of the Red Planet, containing Mars' signature reddish rocks, the rim of Endeavour Crater, pieces of Opportunity itself, and views of its tracks. You can view the finer details of the huge panorama at NASA's JPL website . "And to the far right and left are the bottom of Perseverance Valley and the floor of Endeavour crater, pristine and unexplored, waiting for visits from future explorers", Callas stated.

by | March 14, 2019 | 04:56

Even that you leave to us children", she told those present. "But the reality is far different". "We want the Labor Party and the Liberal Party to stop Adani, not allow any new fossil projects to be set up, and commit to 100 per cent renewables by 2030", she says.

by | March 14, 2019 | 02:58

In the past few years, there have been a lot of odd social media challenges . Many people started taking this challenge and started posted pictures to r/pics and similar sub-reddits. His post has since been shared over 325,000 times on Facebook and thousands of others have been joining in. The movement is also called #TrashChallenge by some users, and judging by the way this online challenge is picking up, it looks like cleaning up our local communities might just be the next trendy ...

by | March 14, 2019 | 02:01

In Bridenstine's published statement today, he summarizes: "Beginning with a series of small commercial delivery missions to the Moon as early as this year, we will use new landers, robots and eventually humans by 2028 to conduct science across the entire lunar surface".

by | March 13, 2019 | 04:03

The fish first won FDA approval in 2015 , which was the first approval of a genetically engineered (GE) animal intended for food use by the agency. Called AquAdvantage, the fish is Atlantic salmon modified with DNA from other fish species to grow faster, which the company says will help feed growing demand for animal protein while reducing costs.

by | March 13, 2019 | 04:59

It's powered by the Japanese vehicle company's fuel-cell tech (which uses solar energy). The original manned moon rover was the Boeing LRV (Lunar Roving Vehicle), which was used during the Apollo space missions in the early 1970s. The vehicle, which features a pressurized cabin and a suite of high-tech goodies, would give astronauts incredible freedom to explore the Moon, but it's not a sure thing quite yet.

by | March 10, 2019 | 05:01

The Global Wind Atlas , developed in partnership by ESMAP and Department of Wind Energy at the Technical University of Denmark and with 30km coverage offshore at 250m resolution, is a key resource that can help policymakers and investors identify potential high-wind areas for wind power generation virtually anywhere in the world.

by | March 10, 2019 | 03:06

The team concluded the Milky Way has a mass of 1.54 trillion solar masses, most of it locked up in dark matter . NASA notes that the estimate of 1.5 trillion solar masses is typical of galaxies of the Milky Way's brightness. However, the weight of individual objects such as planets or stars is not determined in this way. The Milky Way contains an estimated 200 billion stars.

by | March 09, 2019 | 02:05

Crew Dragon's near-perfect flight - an on-time launch, a flawless docking, and six days of operating in the punishing environment of space - did not guarantee a ideal reentry. Demo-2 will be the first crewed test flight aboard the Crew Dragon. SpaceX has always intended for its Dragon capsules to transport humans, but every Dragon launched to the ISS so far-16 in all-has carried only cargo.

by | March 08, 2019 | 02:29

NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch are scheduled to suit up and head outside the International Space Station. It will be the second of three walks scheduled for Expedition 59's mission. Both Koch and McClain were selected as members of NASA's 21st astronaut class in 2013, and finished training in 2015. She said besides the two female spacewalkers, and the female flight controller, two other women will complete the crew.

by | March 07, 2019 | 02:31

Soon after, the company of star entrepreneur Elon Musk hailed the successful arrival on Twitter as "a first for a commercially built and operated spacecraft designed for crew!" Monday, NASA astronaut Anne McClain , David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency and Russian cosmonaut and Expedition 58 Commander Oleg Kononenko went over emergency procedures specific to Crew Dragon's stay in orbit.

by | March 04, 2019 | 05:35

The rocket blasted off without incident at 2:49 a.m. from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, lighting up Florida's coastline. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, left, speaks at a news conference with astronauts, from second left, Doug Hurley, Bob Behnken, Mike Hopkins and Victor Glover before Saturday's Falcon 9 SpaceX Crew Demo-1 rocket launch.

by | March 04, 2019 | 02:52

Crew Dragon capsule, the company's very first vehicle created to carry people to space, is on the verge of flying humans to space, with a critical test flight underway. "We've got NASA "rocking" again". SpaceX employees at company headquarters in Hawthorne, California, cheered and applauded as crew Dragon pulled up and docked at the orbiting lab, almost 260 miles (400 kilometres) above the Pacific, north of New Zealand.

by | March 04, 2019 | 01:47

If that argument sounds vaguely familiar, you might recognize it as the timeless excuse made by socialists the world over: "I drive this expensive auto and have a dacha on the Black Sea, while you stand in line for five hours waiting for moldy turnips because I'm working hard for a better future for all you peasants ".

by | March 03, 2019 | 04:46

His teams are on the lookout for snakes , frogs and lizards during their nighttime walks, but they often see large spiders on the prowl. A news release from the university about the research project noted that "this is the stuff of nightmares".

by | March 03, 2019 | 03:59

And the list of regulations Wheeler has overseen in his short tenure as the acting administrator is ever growing. The Senate voted mostly along party lines to confirm Wheeler as the nation's top environmental regulator. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I. A month later, federal scientists from 13 agencies, including the EPA, confirmed the findings in a National Climate Assessment that forecast USA average temperatures surging "9 degrees F (5 degrees C) or more by the end of this century".

by | March 03, 2019 | 02:42

SpaceX needs to nail the debut of the capsule before putting people on board later this year. It is scheduled to dock with the International Space Station Saturday morning. Looking even farther out, "maybe there's something beyond space station", he said. While Falcon 9's have completed many successful lift-offs, today's was special because it is the first outing for SpaceX's new Crew Dragon module, created to take astronauts into orbit.

by | March 02, 2019 | 03:49

University of MI researchers studying "predator-prey interactions in the Amazon rainforest " caught a giant tarantula dragging an opossum, presumably on its way to make a meal of it. A rainforest expedition led by a team from the University of MI found "the stuff of nightmares" when it recorded a series of giant jungle bug predators during their most savage moments.

by | March 02, 2019 | 02:41

Alas, SpaceIL soon discovered that the sun's rays were messing with the craft's star tracker, the system that helps determine its position in the cosmos. It will take the spacecraft seven weeks to reach the moon. Thus far, the shuttle has damaged the Israeli velocity report, touring at 10.5 kilometers per second.

by | March 02, 2019 | 01:26

A multidisciplinary team of researchers has just given mice "night vision" by inserting nanoparticles into their beady little eyes - and it could potentially be applied to humans someday. In rare cases, side effects did occur, leaving some mice with cloudy corneas, which disappeared in less than a week. This may have been caused by the injection process alone because mice that only received injections of the buffer solution had a similar rate of these side effects.

by | February 28, 2019 | 02:29

She said she looked Trudeau "in the eye", asked whether he was directing her to, and said that it was inappropriate to do so. She said the pressure was exerted on her or her staff by 11 individuals in the Prime Minister's Office, the Privy Council Office and the Finance Minister Bill Morneau's office through approximately 10 phone calls, 10 meetings and numerous emails and text messages.

by | February 25, 2019 | 01:12

The storm, located more than 800 kilometres off Brisbane and moving slowly southeast, will continue to bring abnormally high tides, damaging winds and large swells bringing beach erosion. NSW SES officer Mark Somers warned waves are going to be bigger and more damaging, and are so risky even rescue services may not be able to head out in the water.