• SpaceX moon passenger to invite artists on journey
SpaceX moon passenger to invite artists on journey

Had SpaceX followed through with that plan, it could have returned humans to the moon near the 50th anniversary of NASA's historic Apollo 8 mission around the moon in December 1968. Maezawa appear unfazed, talking about fusing his love of art and expression and a lifelong dream of going into space aboard SpaceX's BFR rocket .

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  • SpaceX will take a Japanese billionaire on a trip around the Moon
SpaceX will take a Japanese billionaire on a trip around the Moon

Find out who's flying and why on Monday, September 17'. SpaceX said the mission will use the Big Falcon Rocket , or BFR - which is still being developed. "The reason for creating SpaceX was to accelerate the advent of humanity becoming a space bearing civilisations, to advance rocket technology to become a multiplanet species and becoming ...

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  • Flash flood fears as Florence grinds on
Flash flood fears as Florence grinds on

Firefighters and rescue crews in Wilmington, North Carolina stopped to pray outside the house where a fallen tree killed a mother and her 8-month-old baby. High tides in Wilmington, North Carolina on Friday will be mid-afternoon and again early Saturday morning. Populated coastline: 11 million Americans live in areas under storm watches and w...

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  • Storm Helene to bring wet and windy weather to Ireland
Storm Helene to bring wet and windy weather to Ireland

The tropical storm is tracking to the west at 20 miles per hour with top winds of 60 miles per hour with higher gusts. The Miami-based center says the center of the eye moved ashore with top sustained winds of 90 miles per hour (150 kph), making Florence a Category 1 hurricane in terms of wind intensity.

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  • How Hurricane Florence Will Affect Flights Has Airlines Offering Some Relief
How Hurricane Florence Will Affect Flights Has Airlines Offering Some Relief

The storm's first effects were already apparent on barrier islands as unsafe rip currents hit beaches and seawater flowed over a state highway. The National Weather Service reported Sunday that more than 20 people had to be pulled from the ocean off Wrightsville Beach and Carolina Beach, The Wilmington Star reported.

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  • Susan Collins: Leftists Are Trying To Bribe Me To Vote Against Kavanaugh
Susan Collins: Leftists Are Trying To Bribe Me To Vote Against Kavanaugh

The move was expected - senators routinely delay committee business for one week, which is allowed under the panel's rules. MSNBC host and reporter Kasie Hunt said on Wednesday that the tactics being waged by liberals against Sen. So, it's surprising to see Sen. "It still seems like they're saying if you don't do what we want we will spend $1 m...

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  • Hurricane Florence to hit USA coast, hundreds of thousands evacuated from homes
Hurricane Florence to hit USA coast, hundreds of thousands evacuated from homes

Florence was located about 325 miles (520 km) east-southeast of Myrtle beach, South Carolina , with maximum sustained winds of 110 miles per hour (175 km per hour), the Miami, Florida-based weather forecaster said . People fleeing coastal North and SC clogged highways as Florence bore down for a direct hit in the low-lying region dense with beach...

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  • Here's what the DC region can expect from Hurricane Florence
Here's what the DC region can expect from Hurricane Florence

More than 1 million residents have been ordered to evacuate the coastline of the three states, while university campuses, schools and factories were being shuttered. And there will be flooding in the inland areas as well. Similar declarations were made earlier in North and South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.

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  • Norman reduced to a tropical storm
Norman reduced to a tropical storm

Olivia would be the second tropical system to hit the Hawaiian Islands this year. If you are one of those with "storm-fatigue" and you aren't anxious about the latest hurricane threat, Central Pacific Hurricane Center says think twice. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles from the eye and tropical storm-force winds extend up ...

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  • Tropical Storm Helene moves toward western coast of Africa
Tropical Storm Helene moves toward western coast of Africa

According to meteorologist Ryan Maue, there may be a chance that the storm could turn away. But that may must be a blip as it is forecast to re-intensify and return to hurricane strength by this weekend. It is not yet known if Florence will make landfall. The NHC encouraged residents along the east coast to review their hurricane plans. ...

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  • Tropical Storm Gordon Forms over South Florida
Tropical Storm Gordon Forms over South Florida

The area along the coast (including parts of Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi), is now under a hurricane watch, and forecasters do believe that the storm could reach a Category 1 hurricane before it reaches land. The area of greatest risk Monday night will shift to the west coast of Florida from Tampa to Fort Meyers as Tropical Storm Gordon ...

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  • Kavanaugh pledges to be 'team player' on Supreme Court
Kavanaugh pledges to be 'team player' on Supreme Court

He also said 70 people in the audience were arrested. Patrick Leahy of Vermont. Evidence has emerged, the report said, that one protester "may have been coerced into her activism with cold, hard cash". Wade . "Respect for precedent is important". Kennedy was a solid conservative but sided with the court's liberals on some issues, includ...

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"Handmaids" are protesting at Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing

With his hand extended, Mr Guttenberg appeared to introduce himself - but after looking directly at him for a few seconds, Mr Kavanaugh turned and walked away. "I don't decide cases based on personal or policy preferences". "A judge must interpret the Constitution as written, informed by history and tradition and precedent".

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

The Atlantic hurricane season has been relatively quiet, but it looks like that is about to change. However, the weather service doesnt believe the tropical wave poses a threat to the region because its so disorganized. After Florence, the next name on the 2018 storm list is Gordon. Their current 7-day forecast is for mostly warm and dry weather ...

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  • In Our View: Energy Rule Costly, Deadly
In Our View: Energy Rule Costly, Deadly

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposal would give states wide latitude for determining how to cut greenhouse gases from the power sector, a key contributor in the U.S.to climate change. Assistant administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation Bill Wehrum told reporters on Tuesday that the short-term, rate-based test aligns the...

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  • Shelby: Subtropical depression poses no threat to land
Shelby: Subtropical depression poses no threat to land

Ernesto is not expected to impact any land areas over through the weekend. Our next storm system will get closer to us Friday, and that will result in a better chance of some afternoon storms. Hurricane Chris bucked the trend but Alberto, Beryl, Debby, and now Ernesto all acquired a mix of upper level cold core temperatures along with low level w...

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  • Turnbull remains Liberal leader, holding off challenge from Peter Dutton
Turnbull remains Liberal leader, holding off challenge from Peter Dutton

On Monday, reports emerged that Queensland Liberal-National Party President Gary Spence had been calling on MPs to drop their support for Mr Turnbull in favour of Mr Dutton. "And it was a conversion of convenience this morning". Damian Drum, a lawmaker in The Nationals' party, a junior coalition partner, called on Abbott to resign from Parliament...

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  • In the U.S. the children are fed cereals with toxic poison
In the U.S. the children are fed cereals with toxic poison

For this study, EWG's scientists tested 29 products and found that nearly three-quarters of the samples contained higher levels of glyphosate than deemed safe. "The draft human health risk assessment concludes that glyphosate is not likely to be carcinogenic to humans". The amounts found are far below the allowable limits, and anyway, most ...

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  • Lift-Off! NASA Launches Parker Solar Probe To 'Touch The Sun'
Lift-Off! NASA Launches Parker Solar Probe To 'Touch The Sun'

With the new probe, NASA is aiming to collect data on corona and its solar winds in order to help understand and predict how it will be further affecting the earth's space environment. NASA chief of the science mission directorate, Thomas Zurbuchen, said on Saturday that Parker is an "incredible hero of our scientific community", and called the p...

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  • Perseid meteor shower: Incredible timelapse shows 300 shooting stars an hour
Perseid meteor shower: Incredible timelapse shows 300 shooting stars an hour

Yet, light pollution in towns and cities can prevent optimum viewing conditions, and reduce the visibility of the shooting stars. The meteors can be traced to the Perseus constellation, from which they get their name, which will climb in the northeastern sky as the evening passes.

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  • Perseid August 2018: When can I see the meteor shower?
Perseid August 2018: When can I see the meteor shower?

Here is our guide to the must-see meteor showers of 2018 - including the spectacular Perseids shower which will peak this weekend - as well as where and how to see them. The ice and dust from that field then burn up in our atmosphere, creating the meteor shower. Because of this, meteor rates could be as high as 200 per hour.

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  • Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts relaunching USA space travel
Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts relaunching USA space travel

An astronaut of Indian origin Sunita Williams is among the nine. The seven men and two women will also be the first astronauts to fly in capsules developed and built by the private sector as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program. "I'll tell you, being able to launch to the International Space Station from US soil, I can't imagine better", Cas...

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  • Trump administration to freeze fuel efficiency requirements
Trump administration to freeze fuel efficiency requirements

Federal data show the increased cost consumers would pay for the more efficient vehicles is dwarfed by the amount of money they would save at the pump, undermining the argument that drivers will stay in older, unsafe vehicles, advocates for the tougher rules say.

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  • US to propose revoking Calif. authority to set auto emissions rules
US to propose revoking Calif. authority to set auto emissions rules

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said that he is "ready to use every legal tool at our disposal to protect the current vehicle emission standards". Supreme Court. California officials have long said they will sue if the Environmental Protection Agency makes good on the threat. The EPA and Transportation Department did not immediat...

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  • Super Soaker: Stormy Day Will Bring Showers, Heavy Downpours
Super Soaker: Stormy Day Will Bring Showers, Heavy Downpours

Potential hazards include high winds, locally heavy rains, rip currents and an elevated risk of tornadoes. Any of the developing storms will be capable of very heavy rainfall along with frequent lightning. Wednesday will be mostly sunny and a little warmer with highs in the mid 80s and dew points in the 60s. Remember the Storm Team 12 app can al...

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