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Sep 20 2018

First SpaceX passenger: 'I choose to go to the moon!'

But in February this year, Mr Musk said SpaceX would concentrate on the BFR for future crewed missions. He said he wanted the artists "to see the moon up close, and...

Sep 18 2018

Final Delta 2 Rocket Launches From Vandenberg Carrying $1B Ice Probe

The maiden Delta II took flight on Valentine's Day in 1989, successfully delivering the first operational Global Positioning System satellite into space . "I'm a little ...

Sep 17 2018

Death Toll From Florence Rises To Double Digits

In Kinston, more than an hour's drive inland from the coast, Lenoir County spokesman Bryan Hanks said a man was electrocuted as he attempted to connect extension cords ou...

Sep 15 2018

Hurricane Florence: South Carolina vs. Marshall matchup canceled due to storm

The center of the hurricane's eye came ashore at about 7:15 a.m. EDT (1115 GMT) near Wrightsville Beach close to Wilmington , North Carolina, with sustained winds of 90 ...

Sep 15 2018

Hurricane Florence has ingredients that make experts worry

If Florence slows to a crawl just off the coast, it could bring torrential rain all the way into the Appalachian mountains and as far away as West Virginia , causing fla...

Sep 15 2018

Mandatory evacuation in North Carolina county

Rescue crews used boats to carry more than 360 people from rising water in the river town of New Bern, North Carolina, while many of their neighbours awaited help. Curren...

Sep 14 2018

Hurricane Florence on the horizon

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam issued an evacuation order for about 245,000 residents in flood-prone coastal areas beginning at 8 a.m. local time and South Carolina Gove...

Sep 14 2018

Tropical Storm Isaac expected to regain hurricane strength

Meanwhile in the Pacific, Tropical Storm Olivia was close to Hawaii, where tropical storm warnings and watches are in effect, according to the Pacific Hurricane Center ....

Sep 14 2018

SpaceX Signs its First Private Passenger to Fly 'Round the Moon

SpaceX now has a $1.6 billion contract with NASA to supply the astronauts living at the ISS, via regular cargo trips on its Dragon spaceship, launched aboard a Falcon 9 ...

Sep 12 2018

Florence isn't the only one. There are more hurricanes brewing

Forecasters at the University of MI predict that 2.4 million people will lose power from Hurricane Florence and some outages could be prolonged. Isaac has weakened ...

Sep 12 2018

Florence strengthens 'rapidly,' now powerful Category 4 hurricane

Where is the hurricane now? As Hurricane Florence-now upgraded to a Category 4 hurricane-appears headed toward the southeastern US, the governors of South Carolina, ...

Sep 11 2018

Hurricane Florence: over 1m ordered to evacuate in SC and Virginia

As of Monday evening, Florence is moving west northwest at 13 miles per hour and heading over warmer waters and less wind shear, which is conducive for maintaining or g...

Sep 08 2018

Tropical Storm Florence continues its churn toward US coast

WRAL meteorologist Mike Moss said Saturday that the track of the storm was far from certain but the cone of concern could spell trouble for North Carolina. National Hurri...

Sep 05 2018

How Trump factored into Day 1 of Brett Kavanaugh's hearing

Police spoke to Mr Guttenberg after the incident, but he returned to the hearing for the afternoon session. Watch the hearing live. Republicans have said that Democ...

Sep 03 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon threatens South Florida

Gulf Coast. Tropical Storm Florence and its 50 mph winds (down from 60 mph) are about 605 miles west northwest of the Cabo Verde Islands, edging west northwest at 18 ...

Sep 02 2018

Hawaii hit by floods from Hurricane Lane

It is the earliest in a season that three named storms have hit the region, beating the last record - set in 1887 - by about a week. In the past, some of the worst storms...

Aug 30 2018

French environment minister resigns in blow to Macron

The appointment of Hulot came as a surprise when Macron came to office a year ago as both former presidents Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande had previously failed ...

Aug 24 2018

EPA Admits New Coal Rules Endanger Health

A move by President Donald Trump's administration to get rid of the Clean Power Plan has some people in DE concerned about increased downwind greenhouse gas emissions...

Aug 15 2018

Ryan's "Meteor Shower" Sunday Night Forecast

The meteors range in size from as small as a dust particle to up to a boulder. This phenomenon can be seen every year in late summer. We will remind, earlier it was rep...

Aug 14 2018

Why NASA's Parker Solar Probe won't melt

A last-minute technical problem delayed the rocket's planned Saturday launch , with the countdown halted with just one minute, 55 seconds remaining. To perform these u...