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Elon Musk Introduces SpaceX’s First Passenger Who Will Fly To The Moon

Maezawa is an avid art collector and recently spent over $110 million on a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat. And he also allowed him to take on his trip eig...


Diver who helped with cave rescue sues Elon Musk

Department investigators requested documents from the company last month related to Musk's announcement and the company has complied, Tesla spokesman Dave Arnol...


Photos and videos show Hurricane Florence's terrifying aftermath

Republican 7th District Congressman David Rouzer will join Trump in North Carolina. Four days after Florence blew ashore and began unloading more than 60cm of...


NASA launches laser satellite ICESat-2 to measure ice loss

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is retiring the Delta II as it focuses more on its Delta IV and Atlas V rockets. A large sticker on the side of the huge launc...


SpaceX announces BFR lunar passenger, mission for Earth's artists

He wants to do a circuit of the Moon, and take six to eight artists with him - be they painters, sculptors, musicians, or architects - and in return for the tri...


SpaceX's first private passenger is Japanese fashion magnate Maezawa

Musk laid out his first design for the mammoth two-stage BFR in 2016 at the International Astronautical Congress in Mexico, and refined it for the 2017 IAC meet...


Florence's dangerous 'flooding is only going to get worse,' officials warn

Earlier the two states announced evacuation of coastal areas with a population of more than 1.5 million people. Florence continues to move at a snail's pa...


Florence aftermath: Rivers are rising in the Carolinas, cresting at record levels

After tearing through the Carolinas for several days, Hurricane Florence severely damaged tens of thousands of homes, killed over a dozen people, left almos...


Hurricane Florence starts flooding parts of the Carolinas

Roy Cooper warned residents to not let their guard down ahead of Hurricane Florence's landfall later this week. "It's getting late to evacuate", said South...


‘Worst is yet to come’ as Florence continues to flood Carolinas

More than 360 people have been carried to safety since Thursday night amid rising waters from a river swelled by both rain and salty storm surge. "I'm concerne...


Hong Kong raises typhoon alert to highest level as Mangkhut closes in

The typhoon came ashore at Taishan, in southern China at 5 p.m. Sunday with torrential rains and winds measured at 162 kilometers per hour (100 mph). The storm ...


Five dead as Hurricane Florence barrels into US

With Florence, it'll be the same amount of rainfall in three days. Florence was a Category 3 hurricane on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale with 120-mph wi...


Florence downgraded to tropical storm, but will continue to threaten Carolinas

Hurricane Florence made landfall early Thursday morning. The 400 mile-wide storm's winds weakened to 70mph after it reached the coast, well below the 140mph ...


California is launching its 'own damn satellite' to track climate pollutants

The group, which says it is made up of elder women activists working to address the climate crisis, chanted "Listen to your Grandma, no more fracking!" "We ...


Northeastern's Charlotte campus prepares for Hurricane Florence

A town spokesman said between 60 and 75 people were awaiting rescue on Saturday. "We will know a lot more in two days and you will still have two day to get r...


Florence hovers over coastal states, raising fears of epic flooding

Roy Cooper said. The Wilmington Police Department said the two were killed when a tree fell on their house. He got around 15 people to higher ground and the...


Mother, baby dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas

Utility companies said millions were expected to lose power and that restoring it could take weeks. "Plant procedures call for the reactors to be shut down be...


Hurricane Florence from space

Forecasters have warned of life-threatening storm surges, catastrophic flooding , damaging winds, and risky rip currents along the coastlines of North Carolina...


Hurricane Florence: Storm force winds for North Carolina within hours

But authorities warned Florence has an enormous wind field that has been growing larger, raising the risk of the ocean surging on to land and making Florence ex...


Eight dead in Florence storm

Hurricane Florence is dumping rain on North Carolina and pushing a storm surge taller than most humans onto communities near the coast. The Florence cente...


Florence lumbers inland, leaving five dead, communities flooded

Rescuers are working hastily to save those caught in rising flood waters as thousands of people living near North Carolina's rising rivers were ordered to eva...


'Monster' Hurricane Florence Barrels Toward the Carolinas

A flawless storm of unfortunate circumstances means Florence will likely be catastrophic for parts of the Southeast. Described as a monster, the eye of Hurri...


NASA posts phenomenal video of Hurricane Florence from station

In addition to the wide shots, some of Gerst's photos are zoomed-in views showing a look nearly directly down into Florence's giant eye. As a result of bad we...


Weather Channel Defends Reporter As He Allegedly Exaggerates Report On Hurricane Florence

The rivers are in most cases several days from cresting. Cruise ships have diverted to Florida away from the storm's path, and some hotels are offering specia...


Hurricane Florence starts battering US East Coast

Calling the storm surge prediction "incredible", Graham said that because Florence will likely nudge its way onto the coast, giving its hurricane winds lots...