SpaceX debuts new model of the Falcon 9 rocket designed for astronauts

SpaceX debuts new model of the Falcon 9 rocket designed for astronauts

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket lifts off Friday from launch pad 39A. Credit: SpaceX SpaceX debuted a more reusable, higher-thrust model of the Falcon 9 rocket Friday, hauling Bangladesh’s first communications satellite into orbit from Florida’s Space Coast. The successful launch propelled SpaceX closer to launching astronauts for NASA, which will fly on the same “Block […]

How Our Respiration Adopted The Earth Atmosphere

How Our Respiration Adopted The Earth Atmosphere

Some Scientists from Van Andel Research Institue, University of Georgia and Washington state university had jointly published their research paper that explains the human respiratory adoption to the earth’s changing atmosphere.  The scientists studied the Membrane-Bound Hydrogenase(MBH) (a complex that plays an important role in microbial respiration) with its first ever near-atomic resolution image that […]

Newborn Super Jupiter Or Brown Dwarf? Mysterious Companion Spotted Around Binary Star

Newborn Super Jupiter Or Brown Dwarf? Mysterious Companion Spotted Around Binary Star

Astronomers using European Space Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) have photographed a mysterious companion around a binary star system — an object that might be a newborn gas-giant or a young brown dwarf. The mysterious object was noticed when the international team, led by researchers from Leiden University, the Netherlands, looked at binary star CS […]

House Appropriators Propose Another Big Boost for NASA in FY2019

House Appropriators Propose Another Big Boost for NASA in FY2019

The House Appropriations Committee released the draft FY2019 Commerce-Justice-Science (CJS) funding bill, which will be marked up at subcommittee level later this week.  The draft bill would fund NASA at $21.546 billion, $810 million more than its current level and $1.6 billion more than requested by the Trump Administration. The committee did not release a […]

LA SpaceX Rocket Manufacturing Facility Ready for Launch

LA SpaceX Rocket Manufacturing Facility Ready for Launch

LOS ANGELES (CN) — SpaceX, Elon Musk’s rocket company, received approval from the Los Angeles City Council Tuesday to construct spaceships and interplanetary rockets at a 19-acre Port of Los Angeles plot in San Pedro. The City Council unanimously granted SpaceX, which is based out of Hawthorne, California, a 30-year lease agreement to take over […]

Awake before sunrise? Go outside and look for this meteor shower

Awake before sunrise? Go outside and look for this meteor shower

Report: Millions of tweets spread anti-Semitic messages Report: Millions of tweets spread anti-Semitic messages Posted: Monday, May 7 2018 7:24 AM EDT2018-05-07 11:24:40 GMT Updated: Monday, May 7 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-05-07 21:05:56 GMT In the new report, the group estimated approximately 3 million Twitter users posted or re-posted at least 4.2 million anti-Semitic […]

NASA Spacecraft Reveals Jupiter Moon's Unique Environment

NASA Spacecraft Reveals Jupiter Moon's Unique Environment

Some twenty years down the line, in the year 1996, the largest moon of Jupiter known as Ganymede astonished the scientists when the astronomers got to learn that it is the only moon which builds up its own magnetic field. This unique magnetic field surrounding the Jupiter’s moon unlike any other planet in our solar […]

Massive discovery deep in space stuns scientists

Massive discovery deep in space stuns scientists

Scientists have found an exoplanet with an abundance of helium, the first time helium has been spotted on an exoplanet. Researchers have used the Hubble Space Telescope to discover an abundance in helium in WASP-107b, a major discovery that would mark the first discovery of the gas outside of our solar system. Before now, scientists […]

SpaceX's first Falcon 9 Block 5 test-fired at pad 39A

EDITOR’S NOTE: Updated at 10:30 p.m. EDT (0230 GMT) with details.  SpaceX’s launch team loaded liquid propellants into the company’s first upgraded Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket Friday at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and the countdown rehearsal culminated in a brief ignition of the launcher’s nine Merlin main engines on the launch […]

This is what the first bird beak looked like

This is what the first bird beak looked like

Scientists already knew that birds evolved from dinosaurs. But thanks to a Yale-led study published Wednesday in the journal Nature, they know what the first bird beak looked like during that evolutionary journey. Scientists already knew that birds evolved from dinosaurs. But thanks to a Yale-led study published Wednesday in the journal Nature, they know […]

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