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Tropical Storm Gordon forms near Florida Keys

This will prime the ground for flooding possible Wednesday along the Gulf Coast as the system moves on shore. The system continued to gather strength Sunday n...


Pipeline hits more legal problems as Canadian court reverses approval

Speaking in Oshawa, Ont. Friday, Trudeau was asked about Rachel Notley's announcement the night earlier that Alberta will not go along with the federal plan a...


Air leak occurs on Russian spaceship docked to ISS

The break, he mentioned, could maybe also very effectively be external hurt and is believed to be the discontinue outcome of a micro-meteorite. "As a result, we...


Small leak in International Space Station fixed

The expiration gathers supplementary pressure on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA ) to renew its capacity to shuttle USA crew members ...


Space station "stable" after leak

The main structure of the space station has so-called "orbital debris shields" in place to keep it safe from collisions with smaller particles, but the docked...


Water spotted at Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

This finding supports theoretical and computer-simulation models that have predicted abundant water (H2O) on Jupiter made of oxygen (O) tied up with molecular h...


California lawmakers vote to pass toughest net neutrality law in the nation

AT&T, which pushed hard against the California bill through its local lobbyists, has called for a national "Internet Bill of Rights" that would cover internet...


Astronomers observe 'monster galaxy' - News - NHK WORLD - English

Long before our galaxy was born in today's universe, there were extreme starburst galaxies, known as " monster galaxies". With the help of the Atacama Large ...


Heat, humidity, rain kick off Labor Day weekend in DC area

Highs will drop into the upper 80s on Friday but it will still be very humid. Lows will fall to the low 70s. A 30-percent chance of showers and thunderstorm...


NASA New Horizons spacecraft spots Ultima Thule target for the first time

Ultima is clearly detected in this star-subtracted image and is very close to where scientists predicted, indicating to the team that New Horizons is being ta...


NASA astronaut quits training for the first time in 50 years

Before Kulin, it was in 1968 that an astronaut-in-training left the process in the middle without completing it. Kulin, who hails from Anchorage, Alaska, hold...


Tropical wave could rain on your Labor Day holiday; Florence forming?

Storm Ophelia brought the country to a standstill past year as average wind speeds of between 65 and 80km/h with some gusts of 110 to 130km/h struck the emerald...


Small Meteorite Hits Space Station

The impact was received by the Soyuz spaceship, which ferried astronauts to the ISS back in June. It was traced to a hole about 2 millimeters (less than one-ten...


Malcolm Turnbull will quit federal parliament on Friday

Mr Turnbull is set to quit the parliament on Friday, consistent with his pledge to leave if he lost the Liberal leadership. Also, the country's domestic polit...


Astronauts tackle air leak on International Space Station 'caused by small meteorite'

Flight controllers on Earth have detected a small air leak on the International Space Station , NASA said on Thursday. Both NASA and ESA issued statement...


Astronaut candidate resigns from NASA program for first time since 1968

The space agency received more than 18,000 applications for its 2017 class, awarding them to a dozen individuals who will undergo a two-year astronaut training ...


Hurricane season is back with a possible storm 'as strong as Ophelia'

It brought with it wave heights of 17.81 metres, top gusts of 191 km/h and sustained winds (10-minute mean) of 111km/h when it hit the country in October. The N...


More than 300 vulnerable sea turtles found dead in Mexico

The Pacific Ridley turtles were found floating off a beach of Puerto Escondido in the state of Oaxaca, their shells forming a bleak mini-island. It is rep...


Space Station air leak temporarily patched

The crew had to search for a leak, which was eventually traced to the Russian space capsule docked with the station. They found it in the Russian Soyuz vehic...


Forecasters tracking tropical system off Africa that could be next named storm

As of 11 a.m., the National Hurricane Center began issuing advisories on what it's calling Potential Tropical Cyclone Six. The government of the Cabo Verde ...