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by | December 06, 2018 | 11:27

SpaceX said the mission was "one of the most complex and intricate endeavours" for Seattle-based startup Spaceflight, the ride-share company that arranged passage for each satellite maker. About half an hour after launch, SpaceX confirmed that four satellites were deployed from the payload stack. Over 34 different public and private organisations were involved, from 17 countries, including the United States, Australia, Canada, Italy, Poland, and others.

by | December 06, 2018 | 10:40

Last year, India's Carbon dioxide emissions had grown by 3.7 per cent, much lower than the average of about 6 per cent for the last 10 years, and this report had then said that it could have been partially attributable to demonetisation and GST.

by | November 27, 2018 | 00:39

Well the big day is finally here! NASA is now focused on its latest Mars probe, InSight , which is scheduled to touch down on the planet's surface Monday. It marked the first time a Mars lander has ever been launched from the West Coast. Unfortunately, though, we aren't quite up to that level of technology.

by | November 27, 2018 | 00:28

In the paper, titled the Fourth National Climate Assessment Volume II, officials claim that global warming and extreme weather conditions would affect most sectors of the United States economy, ranging from infrastructure to healthcare.

by | October 13, 2018 | 12:28

But Sir Richard has a long history of underestimating the time it takes his firm to get test flights into the air, and the company has repeatedly missed his lofty targets. "And it is up to us to produce as many spaceships as we can to cater to that demand", he added. Branson's pursuit of commercializing space travel began in 2004 when he founded Virgin Galactic .

by | October 12, 2018 | 14:31

On social media, witnesses described hearing explosions northeast of the city in the community of Shelley. While the ruptured pipeline carries natural gas, chances are that anti-pipeline activists will waste no time in using the incident in their case against pipeline.

by | October 12, 2018 | 12:30

This report provides us further science to support our calls for action on the global stage. It will be a key scientific input into the Katowice Climate Change Conference in Poland in December when governments review the Paris Agreement to tackle climate change.

by | October 09, 2018 | 18:32

Temperatures are now on track to rise 3 degrees Celsius by 2100. At the Paris Agreement in 2015‚ 2ºC was set as the ceiling we should aim to stay under‚ but that has now been changed to 1.5ºC. The IPCC report was released just as this year's Nobel Prize for Economics was awarded to two professors studying the economic impact of climate change.

by | October 07, 2018 | 19:42

Meteorologists say maximum sustained winds are near 30 miles per hour with stronger gusts. The depression is expected to turn north later on Sunday and continue in that direction through Wednesday. Once the storm and cold front pass, it now looks like we'll see some actual cooler air with highs next weekend expected to stay in the 60s. Everyone along the northern Gulf from Louisiana to Florida should monitor this system through the next few days.