• SpaceX poised to beat Boeing with first astronaut flights
SpaceX poised to beat Boeing with first astronaut flights

NASA said SpaceX was now aiming to conduct an uncrewed demonstration flight of its upgraded Dragon capsule in November, known as SpaceX Demo-1. Now, both SpaceX and Boeing are each working on spacecraft that will enable NASA to send astronauts with American spacecraft.

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  • Mars Earth Approach - Closest to Planet Since 2013
Mars Earth Approach - Closest to Planet Since 2013

The last time Mars got this close to Earth was on August 27, 2003, when it was a bit closer - 34,646,418 miles away. "Not quite as bright as Venus, but still because of the reddish, orange-ish-red colour, you really can't miss it in the sky".

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  • Radar Probe Reveals Huge Reservoir of Liquid Water Under Mars’ Surface
Radar Probe Reveals Huge Reservoir of Liquid Water Under Mars’ Surface

Liquid water is essential for all forms of life that we know of. It was home to plenty of liquid water and lakes at least 3.6 billion years ago. Lead author Roberto Orosei surveyed a region called Planum Australe, located in the southern ice cap of Mars , from May 2012 until December 2015.

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  • Blue Origin Successfully Launches New Shepard Rocket for High-Altitude Emergency Abort Test
Blue Origin Successfully Launches New Shepard Rocket for High-Altitude Emergency Abort Test

On Wednesday's flight, Blue Origin says it will push the New Shepard rocket to its limits with a high-altitude escape motor test. The reusable New Shepard booster is created to take off from a launch pad, climb to the internationally-recognized boundary of space at an altitude of 62 miles (100 kilometers), and land nearby with rocket thrust and...

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  • 5 takeaways from Federal Bureau of Investigation agent's explosive congressional hearing
5 takeaways from Federal Bureau of Investigation agent's explosive congressional hearing

In an explosive, hourslong congressional hearing Thursday, FBI agent Peter Strzok was defiant as Republicans unleashed blistering attacks, saying his anti-Trump sentiment - captured in personal text messages - is evidence of bias at the Justice Department.

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  • Tropical Storm Chris could become hurricane
Tropical Storm Chris could become hurricane

At 11 a.m. EDT on Sunday, the storm's center was located about 160 miles south of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina with maximum sustained winds around 45 mph. It is said Beryl will "degenerate into a trough of low pressure" as it moves into the eastern caribbean sea by Monday. A tropical storm warning is already in effect for that area, with hurricane...

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  • Eastern Canada Heat Wave Continues, Causing Several Deaths In Montreal
Eastern Canada Heat Wave Continues, Causing Several Deaths In Montreal

An emergency coordination centre has been activated to supervise those measures and Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante has called on Montrealers to show solidarity with at-risk people. He says the new system is more accurate. The city is in the midst of an "extreme heat event", Environment Canada said in its warning on Sunday. Friday's forecast is f...

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  • Trump to announce supreme court pick on 9 July
Trump to announce supreme court pick on 9 July

Kennedy's news that he'll leave the court next month immediately activated a network of White House aides, congressional allies and outside advocates, all set for their second Supreme Court confirmation fight in two years. Mike Lee of Utah. "I actually saw him on television last night, where he said he would love the job. As you know, there are ...

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  • Strawberry Moon rises over Western Washington tonight
Strawberry Moon rises over Western Washington tonight

The Strawberry Moon will reach peak fullness on Thursday at 12:53 a.m. ET, according to Time and Leisure . Here's what you need to know as the full moon and Saturn get ready to put on a dazzling display this week. The moonlight travels through more of Earth's atmosphere typically giving the moon a yellow/orange color. The planet, it added, will ...

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  • Trump scraps Obama policy on protecting oceans, Great Lakes
Trump scraps Obama policy on protecting oceans, Great Lakes

Charter and others also said the new policy, while still only a framework with no immediate mandates, would make it harder for states and other regional players to pursue action on conservation and climate change. The word "stewdarship" appears eight times in Obama's executive order , whereas in Trump's, it appears only once under the section that...

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  • Canadian firm publishes details on Carbon dioxide to fuel pilot
Canadian firm publishes details on Carbon dioxide to fuel pilot

This technology could be a way to clean the air by reusing the carbon dioxide from the air and not extracting it from the ground. CE's direct air capture equipment. It's now seeking additional funds to build a larger facility that will begin selling fuels, though still on a relatively small scale. The plant draws in air, Carbon dioxide being sc...

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  • Organic matter found on Mars
Organic matter found on Mars

Hints have been found before, but this is the best evidence yet. The organic molecules preserved in 3 billion-year-old bedrock suggest conditions at Mars may have once been conducive to life. It's the first time " something repeatable in the methane story" has been observed on Mars, Chris Webster of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory said.

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  • Volcano erupts in Guatemala burying towns in ash and lava Photos
Volcano erupts in Guatemala burying towns in ash and lava Photos

The Associated Press spoke with Lilian Hernandez, who has 36 family members missing and presumed dead - aunts, uncles, cousins, her grandmother and two great-grandchildren in the town of San Miguel Los Lotes. A man whose rescue in the town of El Rodeo was shown on video as he was pulled out caked in mud with third-degree burns over 50% of his body...

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  • India lauded for plan to beat plastic pollution
India lauded for plan to beat plastic pollution

Wednesday has a different global host country and this year's host is India , where the official celebration is taking place. As part of the initiative, the Ministry of Environment has launched a public advertisement campaign to raise awareness on the hazard of plastic bags.

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  • SpaceX reportedly delays plans to send tourists around Moon
SpaceX reportedly delays plans to send tourists around Moon

SES-12 will operate in the Ku and Ka-bands with a total of 76 active transponders and eight antennas. It will replace and augment the services now being provided on SES's NSS-6 satellite. The good side of all this is it actually extends our (on orbit) life capability from 15 to 22 years. The initial launch was scheduled for last Friday but was ...

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  • Is it going to rain on Memorial Day Monday in Miami?
Is it going to rain on Memorial Day Monday in Miami?

Tides are expected to be 2 to 3 feet above normal from Homosassa Springs south to Bonita Beach Sunday . Areas across the Gulf Coast will see widespread rain amount between 4-8 inches. This means that it is transforming from a "regular" weather system into a tropical one which gets its energy from the warm waters of the ocean. "While Subtropic...

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  • Subtropical Storm Alberto to bring rain for the holiday
Subtropical Storm Alberto to bring rain for the holiday

Flooding is possible in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties after weeks of rain that in some locations pushed total rainfall to more than two or three times the usual May amounts. Subtropical storms show some , but not all, of the characteristics of a tropical storm. Alberto will likely make it number one. Heavy rain is expected to gradua...

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  • Microsoft Preps Rival to Apple's iPad
Microsoft Preps Rival to Apple's iPad

Meanwhile, the standard iPad has a 9.7-inch screen. Intel Corp . will supply the main processor and graphics chips for the devices , said the people, who asked not to be identified because the plans aren't public. This was another area in which it fell short of the iPad in terms of functionality and it will be nice to see it come to the cheaper...

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  • OnePlus 6 Official: release date, specs, price (all the details)
OnePlus 6 Official: release date, specs, price (all the details)

It's also waterproof, although we don't have an exact IP rating just yet. Talking of "notch", there is one in the OnePlus 6 . All thanks to the taller aspect ratio and considerably thinner bezels. The camera will also be able to shot 480 frames per second slow-motion video at 720p and 240 frames per second slow-motion video at 1080p. The follow-...

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  • Nokia X6 launch today, teaser highlights iPhone X display style
Nokia X6 launch today, teaser highlights iPhone X display style

Nokia X6 comes in a variety of colours and will be available in China from May 21. The last gloats 95% glass scope and metal side edge. The device comes loaded with a 5.8-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

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  • Named the price of the flagship smartphone Huawei Honor 10 in Russian Federation
Named the price of the flagship smartphone Huawei Honor 10 in Russian Federation

Honor 10 comes with dual camera setup, it features a 16 Megapixel primary and 24 Megapixel secondary rear camera with dual-LED flash, PDAF, CAF. According to George Zhao, President of Honor, "Before 2016, most phones came in just three colours: black, white and gold". It is launched with a price tag of Rs.

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  • Gameplay Trailer Revealed for Rage 2
Gameplay Trailer Revealed for Rage 2

Players assume the role of Walker, the last Ranger of the dystopian wasteland left behind and the only threat to the Authority's power. Yesterday, Bethesda delivered a bit of a surprise by officially announcing Rage 2. The year is 2185 and with human numbers dwindling, it's up to you to stand up, be counted and smash things up in an epic ...

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  • Fragmentation is threatening the uptake of Google's Android P
Fragmentation is threatening the uptake of Google's Android P

At a time of increased scrutiny of companies that collect masses of user data , two U.S. senators are calling on federal regulators to investigate a Google product called Location History. Google also mapped IP addresses and Wi-Fi connection spots where mobile phones connected or attempted to connect, the report says. This reportedly contains loca...

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  • Microsoft Unveils the New Surface Hub 2 Whiteboard
Microsoft Unveils the New Surface Hub 2 Whiteboard

Up to four Surface Hub 2s can be tiled together in either portrait or landscape mode. Microsoft's Surface Hub truly an unconventional device. Surface Hub 2 takes the baby steps towards a multiple display thing. The Surface Hub 2 won't be battery-powered, though Microsoft's not saying exactly what technology will power it. Businesses in need o...

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  • Elon Musk's SpaceX debuts updated Falcon 9 rocket built for rapid relaunches
Elon Musk's SpaceX debuts updated Falcon 9 rocket built for rapid relaunches

The accomplishment has been hailed from Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a Live stream overall look from your country's capital, Dhaka. The launch made Bangladesh the 57th nation in the world and fourth in South Asia after India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka to own a satellite.

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  • Nintendo Announces Price, Details of Forthcoming Switch Online Service
Nintendo Announces Price, Details of Forthcoming Switch Online Service

Nintendo's Online Service for Switch is planned to launch in September of this year. There's no sign of anything about voice chat, although the existing Nintendo Switch Online, which is now used only for Splatoon 2 , is advertised as one of the features.

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  • Destiny 2's Warmind Expansion Drops Tomorrow
Destiny 2's Warmind Expansion Drops Tomorrow

Included in the expansion and going live on Friday, May 11th is a new Raid Lair, a Destiny fan-favorite endgame activity, called “Spire of Stars, ” that offers new areas to explore, a brand-new boss to conquer, and unique rewards to acquire.

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  • GKN plc (LON:GKN) Weekly Ratings as of May 6, 2018
GKN plc (LON:GKN) Weekly Ratings as of May 6, 2018

Bb&T reported 8,096 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. California Pub Employees Retirement System stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Arrow Global Group PLC (LON:ARW). The stock rating was maintained by Numis Securities with "Add" on Tuesday, January 16. Renishaw (LON:RSW)'s stock had its "sell" rating reiterated by equities research analys...

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  • Intel Corporation's (INTC) Data-Center Business Helps Fuel Earnings Beat
Intel Corporation's (INTC) Data-Center Business Helps Fuel Earnings Beat

Gargoyle Invest Advisor Limited Company has 0.9% invested in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC). It has outperformed by 62.84% the S&P500. Price T Rowe Associates Inc, which manages about $616.43 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co (NASDAQ:LJPC) by 46,910 shares to 260,969 shares, valued at $8.40 million in 2...

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  • Instagram quietly launches payments for commerce
Instagram quietly launches payments for commerce

Even the company spokesperson confirmed it that the feature is live for a set of users. If you use Instagram , you must be well aware that the service doesn't allow links in the caption. The photo and video sharing platform, which in November celebrated reaching 25 million listed business profiles, outlined its plans to "continue evolving busine...

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