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SpaceX trying again to launch rocket from historic moon pad

SpaceX trying again to launch rocket from historic moon pad

SpaceX is taking another shot at launching a rocket from NASA’s historic moon pad. As dawn broke Sunday over Florida’s Kennedy Space Center, the unmanned Falcon rocket stood at Launch Complex 39A, poised to deliver supplies to the International Space Station.

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Watch live: SpaceX makes second attempt from historic Moon launch pad

Watch live: SpaceX makes second attempt from historic Moon launch pad

Another day, another launch attempt for SpaceX. Although the company’s countdown on Saturday toward liftoff of a Falcon 9 rocket from historic Launch Complex 39A proceeded mostly smoothly, SpaceX founder Elon Musk called it off during the last moments.

What Was the First Life on Earth?

What Was the First Life on Earth?

Stromatolites, like those found in the World Heritage Area of Shark Bay, Western Australia, may contain cyanobacteria, which were most likely Earth’s first photosynthetic organisms. Credit: Rob Bayer/Shutterstock The earliest evidence for life on Earth …

NASA Announces Winners In 'Space Poop Challenge'

NASA Announces Winners In ‘Space Poop Challenge’

Even astronauts have to go number two. NASA recently asked the public for suggestions on how to better deal with poop in spacesuits. On Wednesday morning, NASA rewarded five members of the public — two doctors, a dentist, an engineer and a product …

SpaceX resets launch from NASA’s historic moon pad – after Elon Musk stops first try

SpaceX resets launch from NASA’s historic moon pad – after Elon Musk stops first try

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket stands ready at Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A, with NASA’s signature Vertical Assembly Building in the background. (NASA Photo) SpaceX’s launch team is back at NASA’s historic Launch Complex 39A today …

Bee decline threatens US crop production

Bee decline threatens US crop production

The first-ever study to map U.S. wild bees suggests they are disappearing in the country’s most important farmlands – from California’s Central Valley to the Midwest’s corn belt and the Mississippi River valley. If wild bee declines continue, it could …

SpaceX trying again to launch rocket from historic moon pad

SpaceX trying again to launch rocket from historic moon pad

SpaceX is taking another shot at launching a rocket from NASA’s historic moon pad. As dawn broke Sunday over Florida’s Kennedy Space Center, the unmanned Falcon rocket stood at Launch Complex 39A, poised to deliver supplies to the International Space Station.

Roaming telescope brings Kenyan kids views of night sky

Roaming telescope brings Kenyan kids views of night sky

MOLO, Kenya — Thousands of schoolchildren in Kenya are getting a rare opportunity to look at the stars. The Traveling Telescope visits some of this East African country’s most remote areas, showing students the night sky and the describing the science …

SpaceX rocket poised for second launch try from historic NASA pad

SpaceX rocket poised for second launch try from historic NASA pad

Countdown clocks were ticking down on Sunday for the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from a historic launchpad leased from NASA at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Blastoff of Space Exploration Technology Corp’s Falcon 9 rocket is targeted for 9:38 …

SpaceX Falcon rocket poised for flight from historic NASA launchpad

SpaceX Falcon rocket poised for flight from historic NASA launchpad

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, in a horizontal position, is readied for launch on a supply mission to the International Space Station on historic launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral Thomson Reuters By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.

SpaceX to Make 2nd Launch Attempt from Historic NASA Pad Today: Watch Live

SpaceX to Make 2nd Launch Attempt from Historic NASA Pad Today: Watch Live

An aerial view of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket atop NASA’s Launch Pad 39A ahead of the February 2017 launch of the SpaceX-10 mission. Credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX will try again to launch its robotic Dragon cargo capsule toward the …

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch aborted at last second

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch aborted at last second

Launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon cargo capsule loaded with nearly 5,500 pounds of supplies and equipment bound for the International Space Station was aborted just 13 seconds before liftoff Saturday because of possible problems with the …

NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving actually thinks the Earth is flat

NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving actually thinks the Earth is flat

When you are Kyrie Irving, you have handles like nobody on the planet and you made one of the most famous shots in basketball history to win Cleveland’s first NBA championship, seemingly by divine intervention, it’s understandable why you might have a …

Robot probe no. 2 dies while exploring a Fukushima reactor

Robot probe no. 2 dies while exploring a Fukushima reactor

The second robot Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) sent into Fukushima’s unit 2 reactor also failed to finish its mission. Earlier this month, the cameras of the first “scorpion” robot that ventured into the reactor malfunctioned after two hours due to …

Ornithologists are using drones to eavesdrop on songbirds

Ornithologists are using drones to eavesdrop on songbirds

When conservationists put drones to work in field research, they typically function as flying eyes that gather imagery of the habitat and wildlife below. Now, ornithologists from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania are using drones as flying ears to …

SpaceX delayed a historic rocket launch just seconds before liftoff due to a familiar glitch

SpaceX delayed a historic rocket launch just seconds before liftoff due to a familiar glitch

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket with a Dragon cargo capsule on top await launch from Pad 39A, the same Cape Canaveral, Fla. launch pad that the moon missions lifted off from. SpaceX/Flickr (public domain) A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was poised for a debut flight on …

Last-second launch delay for SpaceX at historic moon pad

Last-second launch delay for SpaceX at historic moon pad

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Last-minute rocket trouble forced SpaceX on Saturday to delay its inaugural launch from NASA’s historic moon pad. SpaceX halted the countdown with just 13 seconds remaining. The problem with the second-stage thrust control actually …

SpaceX aborts launch after 'odd' rocket engine behavior

SpaceX aborts launch after ‘odd’ rocket engine behavior

Space X’s Falcon 9 rocket is prepared for launch to the International Space Station at the Kennedy Space Center, on a renovated Space Shuttle launch pads SpaceX aborted its planned Dragon cargo launch to the International Space Station just seconds before …

Physicists harness neglected properties of light: Tech could increase resolution of microscopes and telescopes

Physicists harness neglected properties of light: Tech could increase resolution of microscopes and telescopes

Researchers have demonstrated a way to increase the resolution of microscopes and telescopes beyond long-accepted limitations by tapping into previously neglected properties of light. The method allows observers to distinguish very small or distant objects …

Technical issue forces SpaceX to put its first liftoff from historic Pad 39A on hold

Technical issue forces SpaceX to put its first liftoff from historic Pad 39A on hold

SpaceX postponed the first launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center since the last shuttle flight in 2011, due to concerns about a control system on the Falcon 9 rocket’s second stage. The Falcon 9 had been due to loft a robotic Dragon cargo capsule …

Europa Lander Mission Announced

Europa Lander Mission Announced

NASA is once again making the search for life on other planets a priority. According to Science News, Nasa is targeting Jupiter’s moon Europa, which is considered possibly habitable because of its subsurface ocean. The proposed mission could be …

The Forensic Mathematics Behind the Desperate Search for the Malaysia Airlines Plane

The Forensic Mathematics Behind the Desperate Search for the Malaysia Airlines Plane

The search for MH370 has been based on just a few tiny scraps of data. Now anyone can study the analysis to see if anything has been overlooked. On January 17, the governments of Malaysia, China, and Australia agreed to suspend the search for Malaysia …

Woolly Mammoths could be 'de-extinct' in 2 years

Woolly Mammoths could be ‘de-extinct’ in 2 years

(NEWSER) – This whole nostalgia thing is getting out of control because scientists are about to bring back the woolly mammoth, the Guardian reports. Harvard professor George Church—who New Scientist calls a “maverick geneticist”—is leading a “de …

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch aborted seconds before liftoff

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch aborted seconds before liftoff

Feb. 18 (UPI) –The launch of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket just before liftoff due to a second stage thrust vector control issue. SpaceX announced the scheduled Saturday morning launch from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. was scrubbed at the T …

Scientists Find 50,000 Year Old Life Forms Trapped In Mexican Cave Crystals

Scientists Find 50,000 Year Old Life Forms Trapped In Mexican Cave Crystals

In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot that it is called both Fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that could be 50,000 years old. The bizarre and ancient microbes were found dormant in caves in Naica, Mexico, and …

Under Trump, scientists could face broader challenges than they did under George W. Bush

Under Trump, scientists could face broader challenges than they did under George W. Bush

BOSTON, Mass. — A group of scientists and their supporters are set to march in this city’s Copley Square on Sunday in an event they’ve dubbed “a rally to stand up for science” in the Trump years. Inside a large nearby convention center …

Examining exploding stars through the atomic nucleus

Examining exploding stars through the atomic nucleus

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Imagine being able to view microscopic aspects of a classical nova, a massive stellar explosion on the surface of a white dwarf star (about as big as Earth), in a laboratory rather than from afar via a telescope. Cosmic detonations of …

WATCH LIVE: SpaceX Launch Marks A Milestone For NASA's Historic Pad

WATCH LIVE: SpaceX Launch Marks A Milestone For NASA’s Historic Pad

The launch itself is not particularly notable. Naturally, it’s no mean feat to send a rocket to space, but missions like the one SpaceX is undertaking Saturday happen all the time. The International Space Station needs provisions, after all, and the 5,500 …

Watch SpaceX’s CRS-10 ISS resupply mission rocket launch live right here

Watch SpaceX’s CRS-10 ISS resupply mission rocket launch live right here

At 10:01 AM ET (7:01 AM PT) SpaceX is set to launch a Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon spacecraft for a resupply mission to the International Space Station. The Dragon vessel has 5,500 pounds of supplies for the ISS crew, including experiment support …

SpaceX reschedules its unmanned Red Dragon mission to Mars

SpaceX reschedules its unmanned Red Dragon mission to Mars

Its new target launch date is 2020. SpaceX is still relentlessly gunning for Mars, but the company has admitted that the current plans for its first unmanned flight might be a tad too ambitious. SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell has revealed that its …

Watch Live: SpaceX Launches a Rocket to the International Space Station

Watch Live: SpaceX Launches a Rocket to the International Space Station

SpaceX is scheduled to launch launch its latest resupply mission to the International Space Station on Saturday morning from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The mission — the tenth resupply that SpaceX has conducted for NASA — will provide astronauts …

SpaceX go for launching rocket from NASA's historic moon pad

SpaceX go for launching rocket from NASA’s historic moon pad

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX is all set to launch a rocket from NASA’s historic moon pad. As the sun rose Saturday over Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the unmanned Falcon rocket stood at Launch Complex 39A, ready to soar. Liftoff is scheduled for …

'Are We Alone?' Churchill Concludes It's Likely Life Circles Other Suns

’Are We Alone?’ Churchill Concludes It’s Likely Life Circles Other Suns

We keep on learning from great lives. On Oct. 16, 1939, just weeks after Germany invaded Poland and Britain was at war, Winston Churchill, who had warned of Germany’s wicked and avaricious ambitions, was called out of political isolation to become First …

Watch SpaceX launch its Falcon 9 rocket from one of NASA’s most historic launch pads

Watch SpaceX launch its Falcon 9 rocket from one of NASA’s most historic launch pads

Start your weekend off right this morning by watching a SpaceX rocket launch and landing. The company’s Falcon 9 is slated to launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying a Dragon cargo capsule filled with nearly 5,500 pounds of supplies to the …

One huge step for mankind: Trump’s plans to privatize ‘low Earth orbit’ and send NASA into deep space

One huge step for mankind: Trump’s plans to privatize ‘low Earth orbit’ and send NASA into deep space

In perhaps the most poetic passage from his inaugural address, President Trump said, “We stand at the birth of a new millennium, ready to unlock the mysteries of space.” So, how does Trump intend to do that? Former Congressman Robert Walker, R-Pa.

NASA examines Ex-Tropical Cyclone Dineo's rainfall

NASA examines Ex-Tropical Cyclone Dineo’s rainfall

On Feb. 17, NASA’s Terra satellite provided this visible image that showed the center of the low pressure area over Zimbabwe and clouds extended over found Dineo’s clouds stretched over southern Mozambique, Swaziland, eastern Botswana and northeastern …

SpaceX poised to launch cargo from historic NASA pad

SpaceX poised to launch cargo from historic NASA pad

Space X’s Falcon 9 rocket is prepared for launch to the International Space Station at the Kennedy Space Center, on a renovated Space Shuttle launch pads An unmanned SpaceX spaceship carrying food and equipment to the astronauts living at the International …

International science collaboration growing at astonishing rate

International science collaboration growing at astonishing rate

Even those who follow science may be surprised by how quickly international collaboration in scientific studies is growing, according to new research. The number of multiple-author scientific papers with collaborators from more than one country more than …

The biggest meteorites in history that have plummeted to Earth and survived

The biggest meteorites in history that have plummeted to Earth and survived

Often, when rocks from space hurtle towards Earth, they burn up in the atmosphere before actually reaching us. The ones that vaporise become a meteor — or a shooting star. The lucky few that make the whole journey land on Earth as meteorites. Once on the …

Sorry, y'all. SpaceX isn't going to Mars in 2018

Sorry, y’all. SpaceX isn’t going to Mars in 2018

In April 2016, SpaceX made the bold proclamation that it will send a robotic mission to Mars by 2018. Today, the Elon Musk-founded company is singing a different tune. Instead of aiming for the 2018 deadline, SpaceX will now try to launch a robotic mission …

Watch SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket go for its first liftoff from historic Launch Pad 39A

Watch SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket go for its first liftoff from historic Launch Pad 39A

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket stands on Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. (SpaceX Photo) SpaceX is gearing up to launch the first rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center since the space shuttle fleet’s retirement in 2011, and you can …

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Hidden Below New Zealand, Zelandia May be Earth's Eighth Continent

Hidden Below New Zealand, Zelandia May be Earth’s Eighth Continent

Mysterious objects fly past ISS before 'NASA live feed is cut'

Mysterious objects fly past ISS before ‘NASA live feed is cut’

SpaceX Launch Halted Just Before Liftoff

SpaceX Launch Halted Just Before Liftoff

ISRO Tests India's Largest Cryogenic Engine For 400 Ton Rocket

ISRO Tests India’s Largest Cryogenic Engine For 400 Ton Rocket

SpaceX Postpones Launch of Tenth Cargo Mission to the International Space Station

SpaceX Postpones Launch of Tenth Cargo Mission to the International Space Station

ISRO Tests India's Largest Cryogenic Engine For 400 Ton Rocket

ISRO Tests India’s Largest Cryogenic Engine For 400 Ton Rocket

ISRO Tests India's Largest Cryogenic Engine For 400 Ton Rocket

ISRO Tests India’s Largest Cryogenic Engine For 400 Ton Rocket

Is Zealandia the eighth continent?

Is Zealandia the eighth continent?

SpaceX Launch Halted Just Before Liftoff

SpaceX Launch Halted Just Before Liftoff

Naica's crystal caves hold long dormant life

Naica’s crystal caves hold long dormant life

Special Focus On Indian Space Technology| ISRO's PSLV Successfully Places a Record 104 Satellites

Special Focus On Indian Space Technology| ISRO’s PSLV Successfully Places a Record 104 Satellites

Biologists discovered 50.000 year old Life trapped in Giant Crystals Naica caves - Mexico

Biologists discovered 50.000 year old Life trapped in Giant Crystals Naica caves - Mexico

Scientists on Verge of Creating Hybrid Woolly Mammoth-Elephant Embryo

Scientists on Verge of Creating Hybrid Woolly Mammoth-Elephant Embryo

NASA Holds Prelaunch Briefing about the Next Space Station Resupply Mission

NASA Holds Prelaunch Briefing about the Next Space Station Resupply Mission

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Climate Change Impact’s the Oceans

Scientists close to woolly mammoth resurrection

Scientists close to woolly mammoth resurrection

Objects fly by the International Space Station

Objects fly by the International Space Station

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Want Your Phone Case To Be A Selfie-Taking Drone?

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A VR MRI Scan For Children

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Sidewalk Lights Stop Distracted Smartphone Users

Learn Sign Language By Watching Over 2,000 GIFs

Learn Sign Language By Watching Over 2,000 GIFs

NASA Holds Pre-launch Briefing at Historic Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center

NASA Holds Pre-launch Briefing at Historic Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center

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Historic Liftoffs From Pad 39A - From Apollo to SpaceX | Video

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Space Station Crew Discusses Life in Space with Fox News

3,000 Year Old Sword Found in Scotland

3,000 Year Old Sword Found in Scotland

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They Put Turn Signals On A Bike Helmet

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Is there life on these planets and moons of the solar system?

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