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by | September 20, 2018 | 11:31

Musk has said he wants it to be able to carry a payload of 100 people into space, and/or the hardware to keep them alive once they get there. The moon journey announcement came just hours after it was confirmed that the British diver Vernon Unsworth had filed a defamation lawsuit over Musk labelling him a "pedo".

by | September 19, 2018 | 20:40

Trump's visit will also include stops in both North and SC, where White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said that the president will hear from a "pretty large delegation". As of Tuesday evening, the storm had been blamed for at least 35 deaths. Trump at times has struggled to project empathy during national crisis.

by | September 18, 2018 | 10:15

SpaceX announced September 17 that a Japanese billionaire will be paying an undisclosed but significant sum to buy a flight of the company's next-generation rocket for a flight around the moon carrying a group of artists. When you're pushing the frontier, it's not a sure thing. He had said that the trip would happen this year. BFR's Lunar mission details were shared by Musk.

by | September 18, 2018 | 09:12

As of Saturday morning, at least six deaths have been blamed on the storm, nearly a million people were without power across North and SC, and some areas have already faced extreme flooding. Four deaths were confirmed by officials as American media reported another, and the storm has wreaked havoc in the Carolinas, lashing the U.S. states with torrential rain and causing rivers to burst their banks.

by | September 15, 2018 | 16:26

Masters said there's a tug-of-war between two clear-skies high-pressure systems - one off the coast and one over MI. Tropical storm-force winds extended 175 miles from Florence's center, and hurricane-force winds reached out 70 miles. Utility companies said millions were expected to lose power, and that restoring it could take weeks. Private meteorologist Ryan Maue of Weathermodels.com in an email called the overnight European computer simulation "another model run for the ages".

by | September 15, 2018 | 14:07

The US National Hurricane Centre in its 8 a.m. tropical storm update reported Tropical Storm Isaac's centre was 25 miles east of Dominica and 80 miles southeast of Guadeloupe. "The combination of a risky storm surge and the tide will cause normally dry areas near the coast to be flooded by rising waters moving inland from the shoreline", according to the National Hurricane Center .

by | September 14, 2018 | 19:00

As of Thursday morning, forecast models showed the storm bringing more rain than originally thought - officials now predict 35 inches of rain will fall in a two-day period as Florence, a Category 2 storm with 100 miles per hour sustained winds as of Thursday evening, will stall over Wilmington after making landfall early Friday morning.

by | September 14, 2018 | 14:09

Maps of the storm's trajectory showed it most likely to hit the North Carolina shore near the SC border, making it the most powerful storm to threaten the USA mainland this year and the first of its magnitude in 29 years to strike the Carolinas.

by | September 13, 2018 | 16:27

Florence's nighttime winds were down to 115 miles per hour (185 kph) from a high of 140 miles per hour (225 kph), and the Category 4 storm fell to a Category 3, with a further slow weakening expected as the storm nears the coast. Workers are being brought in from the Midwest and Florida to help in the storms aftermath, it said. The storm, packing winds of 110 mph, is just 235 miles off Wilmington Beach South Carolina and 280 miles off Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

by | September 13, 2018 | 13:47

The storm is moving northwest at 17 miles per hour (27 kph). Forecasters said early Thursday that the storm's outer rain bands are approaching the North Carolina coast. "Now it might be time for the exam", he said. SC ordered the mandatory evacuation of one million coastal residents while North Carolina ordered an evacuation of the Outer Banks, barrier islands that are a popular tourist destination.

by | September 10, 2018 | 11:43

The storm was the second-wettest tropical system to affect the United States and the wettest tropical system on record in Hawaii, surpassing Hurricane Hiki in 1950. Gov. David Ige said "We're monitoring this storm closely and taking steps now to ensure that we're prepared for its impacts to the state". "Olivia may get even closer than Lane did or directly across the chain, bringing localized damaging winds and possibly intense rain fall, flooding, very high surf and storm surge".

by | September 08, 2018 | 17:09

Cooper's emergency declaration makes it possible to waive the state's transportation rules so North Carolina farmers can harvest and transport their crops to market faster . However, environmental conditions around Florence now and over the next 24-48 hours would suggest that it remains a tropical storm/weak hurricane. The weakening trend is expected to continue for a few days, and then the storm will enter an atmospheric pattern more favorable for restrengthening.

by | September 07, 2018 | 14:26

The storm was forecast to become a Category 1 hurricane by the time it makes landfall on the central Gulf Coast Tuesday evening, likely between Mobile and New Orleans, according to the National Hurricane Center . Persons located within these areas should take all necessary actions to protect life and property from rising water and the potential for other unsafe conditions.

by | September 06, 2018 | 03:31

Senate Democrats have vowed a fierce fight to block Kavanaugh's nomination. Rebuffed in their request to delay the hearing, Democrats are planning to shine a light on Kavanaugh's views on abortion, executive power, and whether Trump could be forced to testify as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation .

by | September 05, 2018 | 17:40

Guttenberg has been pushing for increased gun control measures ever since his daughter became one of 17 people killed in the February 14 Parkland school massacre. Protesters , mostly women, took turns yelling as senators spoke, shouting, "This is a travesty of justice ", "Our democracy is broken" and "Vote no on Kavanaugh".

by | September 05, 2018 | 15:00

He and his cousin, Lance, were relieved that the center of the storm was jogging more to the east. Lance Murphy, who referred to Gordon as a "party storm", said "We just live through it and hope we can open again tomorrow". Forecasters say they still expect Tropical Storm Gordon to become a hurricane before making landfall somewhere along or near the MS coast. A storm surge warning is also in effect for Shell Beach eastward to Dauphin Island, Alabama.

by | August 24, 2018 | 05:01

Tropical Storm Lane pushed westward across the eastern Pacific on Thursday, while Subtropical Storm Ernesto headed across the northern Atlantic in the general direction of Ireland and the United Kingdom. You may remember Alberto was a subtropical storm when it moved through portions of Florida in late May. The system has about two days to develop into a pure tropical storm before the environment becomes hostile for development.

by | August 24, 2018 | 03:38

The Trump administration announced Tuesday it would be changing the rule, but the proposed change hasn't been published yet, and the EPA must allow at least 60 days for public comment before releasing a final rule. The EPA also expects that when states have implemented their ACE plans , American energy sector emissions could be 33 to 34 percent below 2005-level emissions.

by | August 21, 2018 | 14:55

Mr Turnbull's original energy policy, which was trying to deliver cheaper energy, more reliability and lower emissions, enjoyed broad support - even in his party room. Mr Turnbull's U-turn alters a key plank of his signature energy policy, and follows a revolt by conservative MPs within his government. The prime minister caved in to their demands to remove emissions reduction targets from the legislation, but it still wasn't enough.

by | August 21, 2018 | 04:53

Under headlines such as "PM's leadership on knife edge" major papers said some government members were gauging support for Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton to replace Turnbull. One Nation leader Pauline Hanson said she would not support legislation that allowed government's to reduce emissions targets through regulation, opening up another battle for the government in the Senate if it fails to secure Labor's support.

by | August 19, 2018 | 15:27

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. "From a purely scientific point of view I do not think that the judgment makes sense", Paul Pharoah, a professor of cancer epidemiology at Britain's University of Cambridge, said after the ruling .

by | August 13, 2018 | 19:13

He added that the forecast is for mostly clear skies and the best viewing will be away from city lights and other "light pollution". 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.

by | August 10, 2018 | 13:32

A growing hurricane absorbed a tropical storm off Mexico's Pacific Coast on Tuesday and a new subtropical storm formed in the northern Atlantic, though none were projected to make landfall. The hurricane center said Kristy was likely to strengthen somewhat in coming days. High winds gusts are forecast through Wednesday and will affect the entire island, especially downslope areas.

by | August 08, 2018 | 21:34

Williams has been named for the Boeing programme to the ISS - the first test flight scheduled to take place in the middle of 2019. NASA named the crews for the first four flights planned with commercial partners Boeing and SpaceX at a Friday news conference at Johnson Space Center in Houston.

by | August 03, 2018 | 18:14

In 1989, aHarvard-Brookings study estimated that the modest 27.5 mile-per-gallon requirement at the time caused a 14 to 27 percent increase in traffic deaths because carmakers downsized vehicles. "The clean auto standards are already saving our families billions at the pump, supporting almost 300,000 American jobs, and cleaning up risky tailpipe pollution", said Rhea Suh, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council.

by | August 03, 2018 | 16:28

NASA-released renderings of SpaceX's Crew Dragon and Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft. That schedule calls for an uncrewed test flight in late 2018 or early 2019, followed by a crewed test flight in mid-2019. News 6 is at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston for the announcement Friday morning . Boeing's spacecraft - the Starliner - will be carried into space by an Atlas 5 rocket built by United Launch Alliance (ULA), a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin.

by | July 26, 2018 | 20:10

California and 16 other states, plus the District of Columbia sued May 2 to block the Trump administration from pumping the brakes on emissions standards. In addition, eliminating California's electric vehicle mandate might hurt automakers like Tesla Inc and General Motors, both companies are investing billions in battery-powered vehicles.

by | July 24, 2018 | 22:11

Residents in most of the world will be able to see at least a partial eclipse. NASA says the lunar eclipse will last for 1 hour and 43 minutes with total viability in Eastern Africa and Central Asia. He pointed out that the moon's appearance greatly depended on atmospheric conditions around the Earth at the time of the eclipse. Limassol and Dubai will offer some of the best views of the full eclipse beginning at 10:30 p.m.

by | July 15, 2018 | 10:14

Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert went after FBI agent Peter Strzok during a televised House committee hearing Thursday for cheating on his wife with colleague Lisa Page druing the investigations into Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton .

by | July 11, 2018 | 08:46

About 7,000 houses and businesses in Puerto Rico still lack power after Hurricane Maria leveled an electricity grid that was ill-maintained before the storm. Swells generated by the system were expected to increase and affect portions of the coasts of North Carolina and the Mid-Atlantic states into early next week, forecasters said, and rip current conditions may be possible.

by | July 06, 2018 | 03:32

Now, that complex of storms is being recognized as Tropical Depression TWO. "Beryl is a tiny tropical storm". Moving about 15 to 20mph to the west, the storm system will interact with upper level winds and Sarahan Dust this weekend, prohibiting any further strengthening.

by | July 01, 2018 | 08:14

Trump got his first Supreme Court pick after McConnell led a Republican blockade against Merrick Garland, former President Barack Obama's nominee to fill Scalia's seat. Mike Lee of Utah. During the candidate vetting the last time, the White House asked all the contenders whom they would pick instead of themselves - and they all said Gorsuch, said the person, who was not authorized to disclose private conversations.

by | June 08, 2018 | 16:24

All of which will be taken into account when several more Mars lander projects head for the Red Planet in the next two years. Eigenbrode clarified, however, that the matter was not evidence of life as non-biological entities can create organic molecules.

by | June 07, 2018 | 13:19

Thus one can say that the plastic pollution calls for the dire attention of the global population and that too with a good cause. Plastic bottles take 450 years or more to decompose, harming us and our environment . More than 64,000 tonnes of plastic packaging is disposed of in household general waste bins and sent to landfill in Scotland each year, costing around £11 million.

by | June 07, 2018 | 09:07

SpaceX had hoped to launch the SES-12 satellite last week, but a combination of factors, including additional second stage inspections, pushed the flight to Monday. It is equipped with an electric motor that will be used for maneuvering in orbit. "And satellite is one of the (ways) - and sometimes the only way - to connect.to those markets".