Hubble trouble: Deep space telescope in 'safe mode' after mechanical fail

Six new gyroscopes were installed during the servicing mission-4 in Hubble made with the additional gyroscope in 2009. Also, time is crucial because the Hubble can't perform effectively while in the safe mode. While the remaining three gyros are ... More..

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by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Astronauts Make Emergency Landing After Booster Failed

Russian Soyuz are now the only vehicle used to carry astronauts to the orbiting Space Station, after the USA retired its space shuttle fleet. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said he expected Russian Pre...More..

by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

ISS crew in 'good condition' after failed space launch

He added that Russian Federation will fully share all relevant information with the U.S. The rocket was en route to the International Space Station (ISS). NASA has been dependent on Russia's crewed Soyuz sp...More..

MASSIVE Hurricane to hit Florida TODAY
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

MASSIVE Hurricane to hit Florida TODAY

The National Hurricane Center ( NHC ) forecast that Michael would become a Category 3 storm on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale before coming ashore on Wednesday midday over the Panhandle or the Big Bend area...More..

Hurricane Michael leaves trail of devastation in Florida
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Hurricane Michael leaves trail of devastation in Florida

Phil Klotzbach. Scott was set to travel Thursday afternoon with the Florida National Guard to Panama City and Mexico Beach, where Michael came ashore midday Wednesday with 155 miles per hour maximum sustain...More..

Soyuz crew reportedly alive after emergency landing
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Soyuz crew reportedly alive after emergency landing

Borisov added that Russian Federation will fully share all relevant information with the U.S. Hague and Ovchinin were set to replace astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, as well as Russian cosmonaut Oleg...More..

by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Scientists have discovered a gene that affects male potency

Genetics has been suspected to be a factor in about one-third of ED cases, but researchers have failed to make any link with any specific genomic locations until now. Roughly half of the patients diagnosed with...More..

Hurricane Michael weakens into a tropical storm over central Georgia
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Hurricane Michael weakens into a tropical storm over central Georgia

Hurricane warnings are in effect for the Florida's panhandle and Big Bend regions, along with parts of southeastern Alabama and southern Georgia, affecting about 3.7 million people, per CNN. "This is going to ...More..

by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Astronauts make emergency landing after rocket malfunction

Russian news agencies reported that the crew had safely made an emergency landing and were in radio contact and that rescuers were en route to pick them up. The pair were due to monitor a series of carefully pl...More..

Hurricane Michael upgraded to 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 storm
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Hurricane Michael upgraded to 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 storm

For a depiction of areas at risk, please see the National Weather Service Storm Surge Watch/Warning Graphic, available at hurricanes.gov . According to Weather Underground, if Michael makes landfall with w...More..

by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Michael downgraded to tropical storm, but still packing a punch

Forming near the Yucatan Peninsula on Sunday and having first appeared on radars just a day prior, Hurricane Michael is now situated 80 miles south-southwest of Panama City, Florida, where it is set to make...More..

One dead as Hurricane Michael tears into Florida
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

One dead as Hurricane Michael tears into Florida

Gov. Kay Ivey of Alabama issued a state-wide state of emergency on Monday "in anticipation of wide-spread power outages, wind damage, and debris produced by high winds and heavy rain associated with Hurrican...More..

Hubble Telescope in 'Safe Mode' After Gyro Failure
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Hubble Telescope in 'Safe Mode' After Gyro Failure

NASA has suspended science operations with the Hubble Space Telescope and put the observatory into protective "safe mode" while engineers troubleshoot problems with one of the spacecraft's three remaining gyr...More..

Report Says Jupiter's Moon Europa Has Ice Spikes
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Report Says Jupiter's Moon Europa Has Ice Spikes

The moon of Jupiter has a saltwater ocean that scientists have long proposed visiting, because at least some researchers think it might contain extraterrestrial life . To date, the resolution of photographs ta...More..

United Nations warns world must take
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

United Nations warns world must take "unprecedented" steps on global warming

Even that level of warming will result in more intense and more frequent, extreme weather events, according to the IPCC report . Increasingly, you don't have to convince Australian farmers of that. Limitin...More..

Canada's goals well below what's needed to stop catastrophic climate change
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Canada's goals well below what's needed to stop catastrophic climate change

According to the IPCC's special report , if the Earth's temperature increases by more than 1.5°C, the changes will be "long-lasting" and "irreversible". But it wasn't necessarily new. At the White House, Tru...More..

NASA video shows looming Hurricane Michael from space
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

NASA video shows looming Hurricane Michael from space

Scott declared a state of emergency in 35 Florida counties, mostly encompassing rural areas known for small tourist cities, beaches, wildlife reserves and Tallahassee, the state capital. A number mandatory eva...More..

by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

This might be a good year to spot some Draconid meteors

In the night from 8 to 9 October, Ukrainians will be able to see in the sky, the peak of the Draconids meteor shower is a periodic meteor shower spawned by comet 21P/Giacobini - Zinner. The Draconids are so...More..

Airlines Begin Waiving Change Fees Ahead of Hurricane Michael
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Airlines Begin Waiving Change Fees Ahead of Hurricane Michael

Bay County Public Works placed sand for bagging at Pete Edwards Field at 7300 McElvey Rd., Panama City Beach and at the Deer Point Dam located on the NW side. Steady to rapid strengthening is forecast during t...More..

Virgin Galactic to be in space 'in weeks,' owner Branson says
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Virgin Galactic to be in space 'in weeks,' owner Branson says

When the plane reaches space, the vessel will detach and propel itself higher into space before both return to Earth - albeit at different times. Nonetheless, Sir Richard is undeterred and says there will be ...More..