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NASA to open International Space Station for tourists starting from 2020

Until now, the space station has only been used for research and development. And it urges work to "stimulate sustainable demand" for commercial R&D in a va...


CANADA: Trudeau pledges more funding for reproductive health services worldwide

Native Council of P.E.I. The inquiry report itself uses the term "genocide" dozens of times , starting in the first paragraph of Buller's preface: "This re...


Elon Musk’s SpaceX Becomes Richer Than Elon Musk’s Tesla

According to CEO Elon Musk , the critically acclaimed 2017 indie title Cuphead will soon be joining the cars' existing bank of arcade classics, including ...


SpaceX says 60 Starlink satellites will grow harder to see

If truth is to be told, Musk had been expecting to earn around $3 billion per annum in complete functionality from his satellite project named as Starlink ...


Severe thunderstorms possible for Memorial Day

Meteorologist Mark Larson says most of Memorial Day Monday will be dry but there's more storms on the way to Kansas Tuesday, our break from wet weather will be ...


FIRST ALERT: Less than ideal weather Memorial Day Weekend

Gloomy overcast skies and drizzle greeted Portlanders Saturday morning with cool temperatures and a promise of increasing showers throughout the day. We are f...


SpaceX launches 60 Redmond-made satellites for space-based broadband network

SpaceX has launched the first 60 satellites of its internet constellation, Starlink. The Falcon 9 rocket and payload rumbled aloft at 10:30 p.m. local time ...


Caught on camera: Mississippi River breaches Iowa levee, floods restaurant

City of Peoria crews will work to protect the River Station building first. Other parts of the Mississippi River were experiencing major flooding on Friday al...


Massachusetts' air quality has worsened, report says

The report adds that Tuolumne County has over 3,600 adults, and 560 children, with asthma , 2,500 residents with COPD, 22 with lung cancer, 3,800 with cardiova...


The true meaning behind April's full pink moon

While it's called the full Pink Moon , the moon will not appear to be pink. The name comes from the Herb moss pink phlox, or "wild ground" phlox , which blo...


Tornado damage in Alabama: Latest storm photos, videos

The center said it expects the threat of severe weather to increase throughout the day. "The storms will take on more of a squall line set up with the great...


‘Debris from ASAT test poses no threat, will eventually burn up’: Pentagon

India had shot down a live satellite in the Low Earth Orbit (LEO), a reference to altitude less than 2,000 km, said the PM. "As per our simulations, there wer...


'Super worm equinox moon' will be the last supermoon of 2019

Space.com reports that for people on the U.S. East Coast, the moon will rise about 20 minutes before sunset, by 7 p.m. local time, and the moon will set the ne...


Elon Musk, SpaceX complete historic test flight to International Space Station

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft safely returned to the Earth today, dropping into the Atlantic Ocean following a successful mission to the International S...


America's newest crew capsule rockets toward space station

Crew Draton docked with the space station at 5:51 a.m. EST (1051 GMT), approximately 27 hours after it lifted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center on a Space...


Blast off! Elon Musk's SpaceX launches test flight

The capsule successfully separated from the rocket about 11 minutes later. An uncrewed demonstration mission took off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida jus...


SpaceX launches satellites, moon mission on Falcon 9

Israel's first spacecraft built to land on the moon was set for launch on Thursday from Florida on a mission that, if successful, would make the Jewish state...


Was thought to be extinct. It’s not

And thus, the Wallace's giant bee ( Megachile pluto ) entered the world of scientific literature. The females can grow up to four centimeters long and have a ...


Trini skywatchers get second supermoon of 2019

According to NASA , the origin of this name is Indian (Native American), with it being published in the Maine Farmer's Almanac in the 1930s, along with other In...


Biggest supermoon of 2019 to shine on Chinese Lantern Festival

It coincides with the moon being at its perigee , a point in the moon's orbit when its closest to earth, creating a Supermoon . The sky-gazing spectacle - t...