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NW Kan native, NASA astronaut describes close call following failed launch

He's a seasoned, veteran cosmonaut, ' Hague told NBC News. "He was able to tell me what was normal, what was not normal". "'Everything was nominal, and it was r...


NOAA Winter Outlook: Warmer for Much of the United States

In the winter, the NOAA said, typical El Nino conditions include wetter-than-average precipitation in the southern us and drier conditions in parts of the...


Antarctic ice shelf makes ghostly sounds as winds whip across its surface

The researchers gathered data over the course of two years and found the Ross Ice Shelf "nearly continuously sings at frequencies of five cycles or more", acc...


For those without much, Hurricane Michael creates hardship

Communication in and out of Mexico Beach is near impossible. Eighteen-wheelers were scattered in a parking lot like children's toys. Trump also saw the he...


Hurricane Apocalypse in Florida: Lives Lost, Homes Gone, American Catastrophy

FEMA Administrator William "Brock" Long said he believed that the toll would increase, particularly as first responders got into places like Mexico Beach . "...


Hurricane Michael’s path of power outages seen by satellite

Residents of Mexico Beach had been under a mandatory evacuation order, but it is believed at least 285 people among a population of 1,000 had stayed behind to...


After Rocket Failure, Astronauts To Go Back Into Space: Russian Official

United States astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin were rescued without injuries in Kazakhstan . The Government Accountability Office - ...


Blue Origin wins contract to power top secret Air Force space missions

The three contracts are part of a Department of Defense initiative to assure constant military access to space and curb reliance on foreign-made rocket engines,...


Michael downgraded to tropical storm, kills 2 in Florida

Brandon Clement shot helicopter footage of the devastation left by the Category 4 storm on October 11. Many homes were ripped apart or washed away altogether ...


U.S., Russian crew in Russian space centre after failed launch

US astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin parachuted to the ground safely in their capsule after a booster on the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft...


Michael Strengthens To Category 3 Hurricane

Rescuers will pick through the damage of otherwise thriving beach communities searching for survivors on Friday after Hurricane Michael , one of the most power...


Pipeline ruptures, sparks massive fire north of Prince George, B.C.

The rupture happened on a natural gas transmission pipeline owned and operated by Enbridge about 13.5 kilometres from Prince George , Enbridge spokesman Michae...


India will be worst affected, says United Nations climate report

The report issued Monday by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says the planet will reach the crucial threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degr...


Hubble is in safe mode. Science operations suspended

Right now, only two of the three gyros are working properly: "Upon powering on the third enhanced gyro that had been held in reserve, analysis of spacecraft tel...


Hurricane Michael rips through Florida's Panhandle

But it's still menacing the Southeast with heavy rains, winds and a threat of spinoff tornadoes . A neighbor told McCall that all the docks in the area were de...


Limit climate change ? do everything and do it now, scientists plead

The IPCC noted in its report that the transitions needed are "unprecedented in terms of scale, but not necessarily in terms of speed, and imply deep emissions...


Virgin Galactic to reach space in 'weeks not months'

Sir Richard said that learning the art of delegation might address Musk's "one flaw" - his controversial Twitter rants. To reach the Karman line , a spac...


Climate Change Report Warns We Need To Act NOW

The report takes a worldwide look at the growing impacts of climate change . The world will find out the degree to which Hurricane Michael was, provably, a c...


Hurricane Michael weakens into a tropical storm over central Georgia

Long, the head of FEMA , said many Florida buildings were not built to withstand a storm above the strength of a Category 3 hurricane on the five-level Saffir-...


Hurricane Michael left path of destruction, isn’t done yet

Michael grew from a tropical storm into a Category 4 hurricane over the course of about 40 hours. "Panama City, I don't know if there will be much left", he...


HORRIFYING aerial footage shows CATASTROPHIC storm damage

In an advisory from the National Hurricane Center , the potential for a catastrophic event along the Florida Panhandle becomes even more real as Category 4 Hu...


Watch Hurricane Michael make landfall on Florida webcams

He declared a state of emergency in 35 counties. At least 13 people have reportedly died in Central America due to the storm. Scott warned about the "un...


SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 with SAOCOM satellite

If you saw a unusual light in the sky Sunday night, you're not the only one. SpaceX founder Elon Musk was a bit more succinct in a pre-launch tweet: "So...


SpaceX rocket carrying Argentinian satellite takes off successfully

The company, led by Elon Musk , sells launches on used Falcon 9 first-stage boosters at a discount to the $62 million price of a launch on a new Falcon 9 rock...


Rock used as doorstop is actually a meteorite worth $100K

It's a story that began out of this world almost a hundred years ago when a meteorite crashed down to earth near Edmore, Michigan . "When I showed her, she...