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Chandrayaan-2 countdown to start at 6.43 pm Sunday: ISRO Chairman

It added the spacecraft was ready "to take a billion dreams to the Moon - now stronger that ever before". This mission will make India the fourth country af...


Houston Astros Wear Apollo 11 Caps for 50th Anniversary

Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin, as well as Rick Armstrong, son of Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong, were among those who joined the vice president o...


Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin marks Apollo 11 anniversary at launch site

Vice President Mike Pence delivered a speech from Cape Canaveral Saturday, from where Armstrong, Aldrin and Michael Collins , the third crew member, took off....


Heat warning for area

Forecast heat index in Washington at 4 p.m. Saturday from the HRRR model. The National Weather Service is using strong language to describe the hazards po...


Trump Marks Apollo 11 Anniversary by Meeting Its Astronauts

Google celebrates the 50th moon land anniversary, which led to the very first moon landing. For instance, the team contributing to Project Apollo from around th...


Fifty years after Apollo 11 lifted off, NASA prepares new Moon mission

He said, "50 years ago, the Saturn V took the command module , the lunar module, the three of us to the moon". " Apollo 11 was serious business, we crew fel...


Lunar eclipse marks Moon landing’s 50th anniversary

It also arrived on a historic day: the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's launch toward the moon. During a lunar eclipse , we can see Earth's shadow on the mo...


Weather: Extreme heat, risky thunderstorms from Hurricane Barry remnants in forecast

While it's hot right now in Northeast Ohio, it's going to get even hotter by the end of the week, giving us what looks like our first heat wave of the summer. H...


Local events to celebrate Apollo 11 moon landing anniversary

The moon landing on July 20, 1969, took place as I was taking my future bride home from a date on that Sunday. (Neil Armstrong/NASA via AP). "Here we are, t...


5 things we need to see in Stranger Things season 4

He said during an interview with Entertainment Weekly that "We have the big broad strokes", He further said, "It's just now about filling in those lines in...


A rare lunar eclipse will be visible across NZ on Wednesday morning

They can last for several hours, but it is rare for a period of total eclipse to last longer than 100 minutes. One of the most incredible sights in our nigh...


Healthy Lifestyle Decreases Dementia Risk, Even With Genetic Risk

The team grouped the participants into those with high, intermediate and low genetic risk for dementia . Further to examine participants' lifestyle, research...


Barry moves deeper into Louisiana with more rain on the way

In 2005, Katrina - the costliest and deadliest hurricane in recent United States history - submerged about 80 percent of New Orleans after the city's levee sy...


Will the partial eclipse of the Moon be visible in the UK?

According to Eclipsewise , the next lunar eclipse occurs on 10 Jan 2020, followed by three more in the same year. Interestingly enough, July 16 is the 50th ...


NASA replaces key administrator amid push to return to moon

To meet this "bold challenge", NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said in an email to employees that Bill Gerstenmaier , head of the agency's Human Explora...


Japan’s Hayabusa2 Probe Made A "Perfect" Touchdown On Primitive Asteroid

More than 80 JAXA officials at the control room burst into applause at around 10:20 a.m., when data came in confirming a successful touchdown and the probe's su...


Sorority convention in New Orleans cut short by Barry

An SUV travels down Breakwater Drive in New Orleans near the Orleans Marina as water moves in from Lake Pontchartrain from the storm surge from Tropical Stor...


Japanese space probe makes another landing on asteroid

A photo of the crater taken by Hayabusa2's camera after the April blast showed that parts of the asteroid's surface are covered with materials that are "obvio...


2 supermassive black holes discovered in a death spiral

The mysterious black hole, weighing about 250 million times more than the sun, is detailed in astronomy journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Socie...


Blastoff! India Days Away From Launching Chandrayaan-2 Lunar Mission

Nearly the entire Chandrayaan-2's orbiter, lander and rover have been designed and made in India. "The LRA is a mirrored device that reflects laser signals to...


President Trump tweets support for Bernie Marcus

Asked whether tech companies may be acting illegally and whether the Justice Department should determine that, Trump replied, "Well, they could be and I don't w...


Gulf States Likely To Be Impacted By Tropical Cyclone

Tuesday. The next name that will be used for the next tropical cyclone will be Barry. The US city of New Orleans is under a storm-surge along with a stretch...


Increasing likelihood of named storm in Gulf of Mexico

A tropical depression is an area of thunderstorms that produce a circular wind flow with maximum sustained winds below 39 miles per hour. They also are hinting ...


More trees could save the climate

The Crowther Lab finds that forests could be regrown on 1.7-1.8 billion hectares of land in areas with low human activity that are not now used as urban or ...


NASA tests abort system on capsule

During AA-2, the booster will send the LAS and Orion to an altitude of 31,000 feet at Mach 1.15 (more than 1,000 mph). NASA is developing the Orion capsul...


Orion test scheduled Tuesday morning from Cape Canaveral

The Ascent Abort-2 flight test is a major test milestone that is enabling the safe passage of astronauts aboard Orion on the Artemis missions to the Moon ...


South Americans Will Observe the First Total Solar Eclipse Since 2017

You might be able to catch the awesome natural phenomenon live on your television screen in India . An enhanced view of the sun's extended corona will be visib...


Chile, Argentina prepare for spectacular solar eclipse

While most of South America will witness a partial eclipse, parts of Chile and Argentina as well as a small area of the Pacific Ocean will experience the to...


Total Solar Eclipse 2019

Serra-Ricart. Some locations in Ecuador, Brazil, Uruguay, and Paraguay will be able to observe partial solar eclipse if weather is clear in that part. Once th...


Japan to resume commercial whale hunting amid criticism

By Monday afternoon, a first whale had been caught and was being transported back to shore. Today those plans become reality, as the country has officially left...


NASA’s Dragonfly Drone Will Survey Titan For Life

Larger than the planet Mercury, freezing under a surface temperature of -290 Fahrenheit and with a surface pressure 50 percent greater than Earth's, " Titan is...


Saturn's Moon Titan Will Be NASA's Next Solar System Destination

Dragonfly will be the first multi-rotor vehicle deployed on another planet. Titan is one of only four places in the solar system with a solid surface and an a...


Mars Rover Finds Possible New Sign of Life on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover has discovered an insane amount of methane on Mars. Some theories suggest that first waft of Martian methane may have escaped from a ...


SpaceX is Launching the Remains of 152 Dead People Into Orbit

The mission is led by the Air Force Space & Missile Systems Center. The rocket is scheduled to launch sometime between June 24 at 11:30 pm EDT to June 25 at 3...


SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch to carry weather satellites, other payloads

EDT tonight (June 24) and proceedings from Launch Complex 39A will be streamed live on both NASA TV and SpaceX's own YouTube channel (see below) with covera...