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Tropical system moving toward Gulf

The tropical wave is now forecast to move into the eastern Gulf of Mexico by the end of the week. On Friday , it will still be east or southeast of Florida, ...


India locates missing Moon lander

Chandrayaan 2 will continue with its orbiter in orbit around the Moon, and its suite of eight instruments. Sources said an ISRO team is trying to see if the...


25 bodies found as search for California boat fire victims suspended

She said she did not recall hearing any discussion of fire safety on her trip in March or a previous trip on the same boat in 2017. Finstad, a scuba diving inst...


'A big deal': Florida braces for Hurricane Dorian

Florida's east coast continues to be smack in the middle of unsafe Hurricane Dorian's sights with the storm's path changing little overnight but its potential...


STX Braces for Tropical Storm Dorian

Tropical storm Dorian strengthened into an official hurricane Wednesday, with meteorologists warning the unsafe weather system could hit the coast of Florida...


Russian capsule carrying robot fails space station docking

The craft was carrying a humanoid robot that was scheduled to conduct a mission on the station with the cosmonauts who are there. The docking process, origi...


Indian Spacecraft Launched Last Month Is Now Orbiting Moon

According to ISRO , the orbit manoeuvre began at 12.50 p.m. and took 1,228 seconds to complete. At its lowest point relative to the Moon , also known as the ...


Pacific leaders, Australia agree to disagree about action on climate change

Mr. Marape said he will be vocal about that when he attends the United Nations General Assembly meeting in September this year. Australia recently announced...


Annual Perseid Meteor Shower: How And When To Watch It

That means the sky is very bright with light reflected off the Moon, which will make any Perseid meteors more hard to see. When viewed from Melbourne ...


Watch the Perseid meteor shower before it peaks during the full moon

There will be some clouds moving through the area at times, but there should also be enough breaks in the clouds for generally good viewing. The third shower ...


Liftoff! India Launches Ambitious Mission to Land at the Moon's South Pole

India successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon on Monday, a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. This...


Gulf Coast Keeps Guard up as Barry Continues Drenching

John Bel Edwards on Saturday night urged residents across south Louisiana to stay "vigilant", warning that Barry could still cause disastrous flooding across ...


India holds bright spot as ISRO eyes dark side of the Moon

Next launch schedule will be announced later, says ISRO. On Sunday, the actor took to Twitter to give ISRO his best wishes for their next mission titled Missi...


Trump v. Big Tech: Social media summit will snub tech titans

According to the Pew survey , veterans were almost split on whether the president pays enough attention to the advice of senior military leaders . The plan,...


Drone helicopter to fly on Saturn's moon, Titan — Dragonfly

The mission, named Dragonfly, will explore the mysterious world using pioneering drone technology. In addition to studying this "pre-biotic chemistry", Drag...


Canadian Government Approves Multibillion Pipeline Expansion

Supporters say it is a vital conduit to help Canadian oil reach higher-priced global markets, but opponents, including environmental and indigenous groups and s...


NASA opens the International Space Station for commercial business

It's not quite "anything goes", though-approved activities have to have a link to NASA's mission, stimulate the development of a LEO economy, or actually requ...


Canada: Vigil held for missing and murdered indigenous women

Canada still needs an independent national police task force specifically created to meet the needs of family members and survivors of violence against Indigeno...


Neptune Desert hosts forbidden planet

It has also been nick-named "The Forbidden Planet". "This planet must be tough-it is right in the zone where we expected Neptune-sized planets could not survi...


Severe Weather To Hit The Chicago Area Monday Afternoon

Today as the storms that came through overnight pushes eastward, most spots will be dry by 9am which will bring mostly dry conditions through the day. For our S...