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Why should we care about SpaceX? | Start Here

Why should we care about SpaceX? | Start Here

Space Flight Goes Commercial | Start Here Billionaires have a way of shaking things up. Just look at Elon Musk and how his company, SpaceX, just became the f...

YouTube - an hour ago

MWCNT Nanoparticles Significantly Reduce Power Consumption of Refrigerators

MWCNT Nanoparticles Significantly Reduce Power Consumption of Refrigerators

Scientists have successfully used the more energy-efficient R600a refrigerant in the place of environmentally unfriendly and extensively used R134a.

AZoNano - an hour ago

Monitoring environmental exposures in dogs could be early warning system for human health

Monitoring environmental exposures in dogs could be early warning system for human health

Man's best friend may also be man's best bet for figuring out how environmental chemicals could impact our health. Researchers from North Carolina State University and Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment used silicone dog tags as passive envi…

phys.org - an hour ago

SpaceX Dragon Endeavour Arrives At International Space Station | NBC News

SpaceX Dragon Endeavour Arrives At International Space Station | NBC News

The crew at the ISS welcomed NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley as their SpaceX capsule successfully docked at the station.» Subscribe to NBC News: ...

YouTube - an hour ago

Virgin Galactic stock soars following SpaceX success

Virgin Galactic stock soars following SpaceX success

Elon Musk's SpaceX isn't publicly traded. But investors found another way to celebrate this weekend's successful Dragon launch and docking at the International Space Station.

CNN - 2 hours ago

What's the risk that animals will spread the coronavirus?

What's the risk that animals will spread the coronavirus?

Researchers say there’s an urgent need to find out whether animals can catch the virus and pass it to people.

nature.com - 3 hours ago

Climate change an imminent threat to glass sponge reefs

Climate change an imminent threat to glass sponge reefs

Warming ocean temperatures and acidification drastically reduce the skeletal strength and filter-feeding capacity of glass sponges, according to new UBC research.

phys.org - 3 hours ago

LIVE: SpaceX Attempts Falcon 9 Rocket Launch of Dragon 2 With NASA Astronauts

LIVE: SpaceX Attempts Falcon 9 Rocket Launch of Dragon 2 With NASA Astronauts

(May 30) Elon Musk’s SpaceX will try again Saturday to launch astronauts into orbit after a NASA mission on May 27 was scrubbed because of bad weather. The v...

YouTube - 4 hours ago

Pssst... That face mask isn't a force field against the coronavirus

Pssst... That face mask isn't a force field against the coronavirus

Commentary: While COVID-19 thrives, are some people are letting their guard -- and masks -- down too early? Here's what I see where I live.

CNET - 4 hours ago

Elon Musk: Enduring Truths And New Lessons From An American Pioneer

Elon Musk: Enduring Truths And New Lessons From An American Pioneer

Yesterday’s remarkable achievement, including the picture-perfect landing of the Falcon 9 rocket for reuse, should be remembered as the “mic drop“ moment proving the superiority of a free market space industry.

Forbes - 4 hours ago

Marine Species are Moving Towards the Poles Six Times Faster than Terrestrials Amid Climate Change: Here'

Marine Species are Moving Towards the Poles Six Times Faster than Terrestrials Amid Climate Change: Here'

Climate change caused by humans are drastically affecting the behavior of thousands of species, including humans, who are failing to take responsibility.

Science Times - 5 hours ago

Mysterious interstellar 'Oumuamua could be made of something almost unheard of in science

Mysterious interstellar 'Oumuamua could be made of something almost unheard of in science

The mystery surrounding the interstellar object 'Oumumua seemingly gets weirder by the day.

Fox News - 5 hours ago

Two-thirds of tropical forests 'under threat in next decade'

Two-thirds of tropical forests 'under threat in next decade'

Tropical forests can develop resistance to a warmer climate, but 71 percent will come under threat in the next decade if global average temperatures reach two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, a new study warns.

phys.org - 5 hours ago

Did Hubble Just Find New Stars Where Planets Are Impossible?

Did Hubble Just Find New Stars Where Planets Are Impossible?

Maybe 100% of stars don't have planets, after all.

Forbes - 6 hours ago

A Strawberry Moon Eclipse Will Be Visible in Parts of the World This Week

A Strawberry Moon Eclipse Will Be Visible in Parts of the World This Week

North America gets two chances to see this month’s Strawberry Moon.

Travel+Leisure - 6 hours ago

Nevada home to 246M-year-old fossil of pregnant ichthyosaur

Nevada home to 246M-year-old fossil of pregnant ichthyosaur

Autumn was closing in fast on northern Nevada when Martin Sander took one last look around the excavation site in the Augusta Mountains 150 miles (241...

Yahoo Entertainment - 7 hours ago

A new form of the rock-forming mineral discovered

A new form of the rock-forming mineral discovered

In high-pressure experiments, scientists have discovered new forms of the common mineral feldspar. The discovery could change the view of cold subducting plates and the interpretation of seismologic signatures.

Tech Explorist - 7 hours ago

With Rumors Swirling of a Zoox Acquisition, How Would Amazon Use Autonomous Driving?

With Rumors Swirling of a Zoox Acquisition, How Would Amazon Use Autonomous Driving?

Putting new self-driving technology to use would cut some costs but also create new problems that still cost money to solve.

Motley Fool - 7 hours ago

SpaceX's pioneering astronauts board the International Space Station

SpaceX's pioneering astronauts board the International Space Station

Following a dramatic launch, 19-hour voyage and successful docking procedure, pioneering astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley have left the Crew Dragon and are now aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Engadget - 8 hours ago

NASA Seeks People for Isolation Study to Prepare for Moon and Mars

NASA Seeks People for Isolation Study to Prepare for Moon and Mars

NASA is seeking candidates to go into isolation for eight months in an experiment to help prepare for long-term stays on the moon and Mars.

VOA News - 9 hours ago

Watch NASA Astronauts Take Tesla Model X To Launch Pad For Manned SpaceX Flight

Watch NASA Astronauts Take Tesla Model X To Launch Pad For Manned SpaceX Flight

Taking an electric ride before the big ride.

InsideEVs  - 9 hours ago

SpaceX launch goes viral with a dragon stowaway on the Dragon Crew capsule

SpaceX launch goes viral with a dragon stowaway on the Dragon Crew capsule

Life, uh, finds a way ... to hitch a ride into outer space. SpaceX and NASA made history today by sending a pair of astronauts into low Earth orbit — the first launch from American soil since the United States' official rocket program ended back in 2011. Whil…

SYFY WIRE - 9 hours ago

"Seven minutes of terror" as NASA hopes to land rover Perseverance on Mars60 Minutes

"Seven minutes of terror" as NASA hopes to land rover Perseverance on Mars60 Minutes

For seven minutes NASA's $2.5 billion rover Perseverance will attempt to land itself on an unexplored section of Mars.

CBS News - 10 hours ago

How digital supply chain technology can help businesses emerge from COVID-19 more resilient than eveSupply Chain Digital

How digital supply chain technology can help businesses emerge from COVID-19 more resilient than eveSupply Chain Digital

Although the COVID-19 crisis has now hit many UK businesses, the first to feel the impact were those with global supply chains.

Supply Chain Digital - The Procurement & Supply Chain Platform - 12 hours ago

Lost giants: Logging and climate shifts slash forest carbon storage

Lost giants: Logging and climate shifts slash forest carbon storage

Deforestation, drought and wildfires are changing forests forever, reducing the planet-warming carbon dioxide they suck up.

Eco-Business - 13 hours ago

For Russia, SpaceX success is 'wake-up call'

For Russia, SpaceX success is 'wake-up call'

2011 mothballing of US shuttle program left Russia's Soyuz spacecraft solely responsible for transporting crews, giving Moscow cash as well as leverage over ISS decisions

The Times of Israel - 13 hours ago

Einstein’s Two Big Mistakes

Einstein’s Two Big Mistakes

Scientific research is based on the relationship between the reality of nature, as it is observed, and a representation of this reality, formulated by a theory in mathematical language. If all the consequences of the theory are experimentally proven, it is co…

SciTechDaily - 14 hours ago

SpaceX crewed rocket lifts off in historic launch

SpaceX crewed rocket lifts off in historic launch

A manned SpaceX rocket lifted off Saturday afternoon sending two astronauts into space for the first time from the U.S. in almost a decade.

WSB Atlanta - 14 hours ago

Nasa and SpaceX's historic launch second attempt to send US astronauts to the ISSLIVE

Nasa and SpaceX's historic launch second attempt to send US astronauts to the ISSLIVE

Elon Musk’s SpaceX, in partnership with Nasa, to launch Falcon 9 rocket from Florida carrying two American astronauts. In a historic moment a decade in the m...

YouTube - 15 hours ago

An inside look at the Soyuz rocket facility in Moscow

An inside look at the Soyuz rocket facility in Moscow

After the U.S. retired its space shuttle program, Russia's Soyuz rocket capsule was the only way to send people to the International Space Station. SpaceX's ...

YouTube - 15 hours ago

Explosion at SpaceX South Texas facility caught on camera

Explosion at SpaceX South Texas facility caught on camera

BOCA CHICA BEACH, Texas (Border Report) — A fiery explosion followed by a sonic boom rattled the South Texas Gulf Coast during a failed test just before 2 p.m. at SpaceX’s rocket testing launchpad near Boca Chica Beach, Texas.

ABC27 - 15 hours ago

Space station flies over Cincinnati tonight: When to look up

Space station flies over Cincinnati tonight: When to look up

Look up to the sky, Cincinnati.

WLWT Cincinnati - 15 hours ago

NASA is heading back to Mars with a new rover searching for signs of past life60 Minutes

NASA is heading back to Mars with a new rover searching for signs of past life60 Minutes

The space agency is making final preparations for what one official calls "probably the most complex" scientific mission NASA has ever undertaken. Anderson Cooper reports.

CBS News - 15 hours ago

Elon Musk singing SOVIET cosmonaut song in deepfake clip goes VIRAL after successful manned SpaceX launch

Elon Musk singing SOVIET cosmonaut song in deepfake clip goes VIRAL after successful manned SpaceX launch

People online thought reposting a clip of Elon Musk singing a Soviet song about space explorers was a perfect way to celebrate the historic launch by SpaceX. It’s actually a deepfake video from two weeks ago, and it looks stellar!

RT - 19 hours ago

SpaceX launch reactions: 'Humanity needs hope,' George Takei says

SpaceX launch reactions: 'Humanity needs hope,' George Takei says

The historic manned launch of NASA astronauts from US soil lifts spirits. And a gravity-defying stuffed dino steals a heart or two.

CNET - 21 hours ago

Trump Given False Credit For Bush- And Obama-Era Space Program

Trump Given False Credit For Bush- And Obama-Era Space Program

Today the Space X Dragon “Endeavor” launched. Trump took credit.

Forbes - 21 hours ago

NASA, SpaceX launch: NASA representatives, Elon Musk host post-launch press conference

NASA, SpaceX launch: NASA representatives, Elon Musk host post-launch press conference

SpaceX founder Elon Musk, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine, NASA Commercial Crew Program manager Kathy Lueders, a SpaceX representative, International Spac...

YouTube - 21 hours ago

Explore the history and future of America in space with Fox Nation

Explore the history and future of America in space with Fox Nation

As the world awaits the launch of NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to the International Space Station, Fox Nation is giving its subscribers access to an extensive library of shows that explore America's history and future in space.

Fox News - a day ago

SpaceX's Successful Blast-Off Signals New Era of Human Space Exploration

SpaceX's Successful Blast-Off Signals New Era of Human Space Exploration

The first manned flight of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon launched Americans into orbit on an American rocket for the first time since 2011.

Daily Beast - a day ago

What exactly is a rocket launch window and how is it determined?

What exactly is a rocket launch window and how is it determined?

News 6 Digital Journalist Emilee Speck explains why SpaceX chose its launch time.

YouTube - a day ago

SpaceX Demo-2 second launch attempt

SpaceX Demo-2 second launch attempt

We're counting down to the second launch attempt of SpaceX Demonstration-2 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Liftoff of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket...

YouTube - a day ago

Watch Live: SpaceX Manned Spacecraft Launch

Watch Live: SpaceX Manned Spacecraft Launch

Ushering in a new era in the American space program, two veteran astronauts readied for liftoff Saturday aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon en route to the Internat...

YouTube - a day ago

SpaceX hatch opening and docking video: watch the SpaceX live stream

SpaceX hatch opening and docking video: watch the SpaceX live stream

Live video of the SpaceX Dragon Endeavor crew onboard the ISS

TechRadar - a day ago

SpaceX DM 2International Space Station Welcome CeremonyMay 31, 2020

SpaceX DM 2International Space Station Welcome CeremonyMay 31, 2020

NEWLY ARRIVED NASA ASTRONAUTS ON SPACE STATION GREETED BY VIPS Within hours after docking to the International Space Station aboard their new SpaceX Crew Dra...

YouTube - a day ago

SpaceX Begins Voyage: Elon Musk's SpaceX Ship Blasts Off With 2 American Astronauts Onboard

SpaceX Begins Voyage: Elon Musk's SpaceX Ship Blasts Off With 2 American Astronauts Onboard

The first privately funded space mission blasted off in the United States. Elon Musk's SpaceX Company lifted off with two american astronauts in a history-ma...

YouTube - a day ago

How to watch SpaceX's Demo-2 first astronaut launch live Saturday

How to watch SpaceX's Demo-2 first astronaut launch live Saturday

After a 19-hour ride, two NASA astronauts aboard a Crew Dragon capsule reached the International Space Station 10 minutes ahead of schedule.

CNET - a day ago

Why NASA Waited 9 Years To Send Astronauts Into Space From the US

Why NASA Waited 9 Years To Send Astronauts Into Space From the US

On May 30, 2020, NASA and SpaceX launched astronauts into space from American soil for the first time in almost 10 years. Since the end of the space shuttle ...

YouTube - a day ago