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NASA scraps all-women spacewalk for lack of well-fitting suits

She said two upper parts in each of the three available spacesuit sizes are now held at the ISS: medium, large and extra large. Flight enginee...

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Geomagnetic storm could make Northern Lights visible in MI this weekend

That is farther south than normal. The BBC believes the best views of the phenomenon are likely to be in the Scottish Highlands, or over in ...

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Spacewalking astronauts swap out space station's batteries

Hague, EV-2, is wearing an unmarked suit and using helmet camera 17. While the station uses solar panels, batteries help store that energy and...

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Small solar storm headed to Earth today

They can spread further south when the concentration of particles is higher, for instance following a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME ) of plasma fr...

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Court orders Interior to redo climate analysis — OIL AND GAS

A spokesperson for the Department of Interior would not comment on ongoing litigation. In his decision, Contreras said the Interior Department...

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NASA Reveals Big Surprises About Asteroid Bennu

Touching the asteroid Bennu will be much harder than NASA expected. This view of asteroid Bennu ejecting particles from its surface on 19 ...

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Researchers discover 40kg of plastic inside dead whale's stomach

Photos show the museum director, Darrell Blatchley, pulling sheet after sheet of plastic out of the stomach of the dead whale , which was fo...

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Final supermoon of 2019 to appear over Canadian skies this week

Eastern. It's the first time in two decades a full moon and the start of spring have been so close to each other. Nicknamed the Full Worm ...

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Meteor that exploded over Earth more powerful than Hiroshima bomb, NASA says

Unlike the Chelyabinsk meteor , which was captured on CCTV, mobile phones and vehicle dashboard cameras, the December arrival from outer space ...

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Dead whale in Compostela Valley had 40 kilograms of plastic in stomach

Cetaceans, Blatchley explained, don't drink water directly from the ocean but take it from the food they consume. A whale that washed up dead ...

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Toyota Is Going To Space, Building Japan's Moon Rover

Land Cruisers have explored every continent on Earth; will we see one on the Moon in 2019 thanks to JAXA and Toyota? The rover is planne...

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NASA Opportunity's Last Image: Beautiful Panorama Reveals Mars Rover's Final Resting Place

Also on Tuesday, the mission team released the very last photos Opportunity ever took - two blurry, black-and-white thumbnails from June 10 s...

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50 yrs on, NASA to study Moon samples from Apollo missions

But Wednesday's announcement illustrates how quickly NASA has embraced a new era dominated by private space companies who are offering the optio...

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Greenland Ice Cores Reveal Massive Solar Storm Hit Earth 2,700 Years Ago

New research indicates that solar storms can be even more powerful than measurements have shown so far via direct observations. "These enormou...

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Scotland's school pupils in second mass climate strike

It follows a similar protest in November , and was inspired by 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg , who has been protesting outside...

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Swedish Environmental Activist Greta Thunberg, 16, Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Some high school and college students are joining youth around the world on Friday in a walkout to demand action on climate change. Voting wil...

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SpaceX Crew Dragon Set To Return To Earth From Inaugural Mission

Another goal of the USA is to stop their dependence on Russian "Soyuz" rockets and since the success of SpaceX's "Crew Dragon", NASA has award...

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Climate of change - School strike for the climate

Young adults in Kelowna will be some of the thousands of youth skipping school and participating in an worldwide climate strike on Friday to pro...

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Offshore wind turbines to power past fossil fuels by 2030

It means the Government's latest offshore wind target of 30 gigawatts by 2030 is woefully inadequate". A third of Britain's electricity will b...

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Mission Accomplished: Historic SpaceX Dragon Capsule Splashes Down In Atlantic

ET. Six hours later, the capsule carrying a test dummy parachuted into the ocean, a couple hundred miles off the Florida coast. The capsule...

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First all-female spacewalk planned

The upcoming spacewalk is expected to last around seven hours, but that can change depending on how things unfold once the astronauts are out in...

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SpaceX Crew Dragon heads home from ISS for Atlantic splashdown

After a five-day mission on the orbital outpost, Crew Dragon was set to autonomously detach about 2:30 a.m EST (0730 GMT) on Friday and descend ...

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Kilometers from Earth, Israeli Spacecraft Beresheet Takes a Selfie

The spacecraft's trackers, which were supposed to follow the stars, failed to work after launch, but on February 24, the spacecraft still manage...

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SpaceX Photos From the Crew Dragon Demo Launch to Space Station Docking

The white, bullet-shaped Dragon capsule, developed by Elon Musk's SpaceX company under contract to NASA , closed in on the orbiting station a...

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Bob Layton: I believe Jody Wilson-Raybould

Maryam Monsef - the minister for women and gender equality who made global headlines in 2016 when it was revealed that she was born in Iran and ...

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This Week @ NASA: An Important Step for Commercial Crew

EST on March 2, SpaceX launched Crew Dragon's first demonstration mission from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in F...

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Mission success for Elon Musk's dummy run

The station's three-member crew was expected to greet the capsule, carrying 400 pounds (181 kg) of supplies and test equipment, early Sunday mor...

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Ocasio-Cortez aide accused of funneling $1M into private accounts

Moore also slammed the Green New Deal as being "so completely insane it is bound to be rejected in the end", while calling the young Democra...

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Super vision could be in sight for soldiers

Many mammals - including humans and mice - can only see the range of light wavelengths known as visible light. "The visible light that can...

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Senate confirms ex-coal lobbyist to lead US environment regulator

With two years under their belt now, however, Hartl says the agency has likely learned from the legal setbacks and will be more deliberative in ...

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