Sci-tech

Virgin Galactic has reached suborbital space for the first time

Sir Richard is in a race with Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos to send the first fee-paying passengers into space. The two test pilots- Mark "Forger" Stucky and forme...


Listen to the first sounds from Mars

New images from NASA's Mars InSight lander show its robotic arm is ready to do some lifting. " But one of the things our mission is dedicated to is measurin...


SpaceX launched the Falcon 9 twice visited the space the first step

While the takeoff was a little rocky, if all goes to plan, those staying at the International Space Station over Christmas should receive their festive supplies...


NASA's InSight Mars lander makes historic touch down on Mars

That means slowing down from 12,300 miles per hour as it enters the Martian atmosphere to a complete stop on the ground 6.5 minutes later. According to the Pr...


NASA Chief Scolded Musk Over Pot Smoking

SpaceX and Northrop Grumman, formerly Orbital ATK, have built space station shipments since 2012. Next year will mark the 50th anniversary of when U.S. Accor...


Six minutes of terror, then rover lands on Mars

A NASA spacecraft created to burrow beneath the surface of Mars landed on the red planet Monday after a six-month, 300 million-mile (482 million-km) journey and...


How to Watch NASA's InSight Touchdown on Mars Live

An inquiry completed a year ago concluded that onboard computer software errors led to data conflicts, causing the probe to strike Mars at high speed. Unlike it...


Frozen planet three times the size of Earth found in our neighbourhood

The planet was found using a technique called the radial velocity method that uses sensitive instruments to detect tiny wobbles of the star created by the orb...


DUP accuses May of breaking Brexit pledge over Irish Sea border

However, in a post on Twitter, Ms Foster wrote: "The PM's letter raises alarm bells for those who value the integrity of our precious union and for those who wa...


Judge blocks Trump administration’s approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline

Trump's initiatives under administrative-law rule, claiming that his officials have cut corners in administrative processes to make political decisions. The Key...


Brexit poll: how the United Kingdom would vote today

The Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has today warned the United Kingdom that is can not alone decide when the Irish backstop ends. The phone call followed a rep...


Brazil elects far-right president Jair Bolsonaro

However, polls published late Saturday from Brazil's two biggest surveying firms showed momentum shifting toward Haddad , though he still trails Bolsonaro ...


China to launch lunar lighting in outer space

The satellite will reportedly be eight times brighter than the real moon and could replace street lights. Speaking at an entrepreneur conference, Wu said...


Armed looters targeting homes and businesses in county ravaged by Hurricane Michael

But Pai wants more. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday called for wireless carriers to waive bills for customers affected by the st...


Astronauts arrive in Moscow after emergency landing in Kazakhstan

In this photo provided by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, the rescue team gather next to the Soyuz MS-10 space capsule after it made an emergency ...


Hurricane Michael left "unimaginable destruction" says Florida Governor

In North Carolina's mountains, drivers also had to be plucked from cars in high water. Homes destroyed by Hurricane Michael are shown in this aerial photo...


Historic Hurricane Michael hits Florida — WHAT’S HAPPENING

The forecaster's long-range models are calling for the possibility of heavy rainfall in parts of Nova Scotia, depending on how close the system comes to the pro...


Store owner stays put for Hurricane Michael

Michael, spinning in the Gulf of Mexico as a Category 2 storm Tuesday afternoon, is expected to strengthen even more before making landfall Wednesday , possi...


SpaceX launches rocket over San Diego, then sticks the landing

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket as seen from the North Coast. Air Force officials have issued a warning that residents in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventur...


Florence delivers more drenching rains in eastern US

More than 60 people had to be pulled from a collapsing cinderblock motel at the height of the storm. Florence flattened trees, crumbled roads and knocked ou...