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Rocket Lab Launches their First Ever Commercial Rocket into Space

Rocket Lab Launches their First Ever Commercial Rocket into Space

After first reaching orbit on Electron's second stage, the Curie kick stage successfully separated and circularized its orbit before deploying six satellites for customers Spire Global , Tyvak Nano...

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National & World News, Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for $393,000 at auction

National & World News, Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for $393,000 at auction

Medals and awards sold for £296,750, compared with an estimate of £15,000, while the red motorized wheelchair sold for £296,750, also compared with an estimate of £15,000. A signed copy of his 11...

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Diwali fireworks push air pollution to ‘severe’ level in India’s capital

Diwali fireworks push air pollution to ‘severe’ level in India’s capital

India's Supreme Court last month ruled that only firecrackers that emit less smoke and soot could be sold in the city, in an effort to limit pollution over the festival period. Faridabad, Noida, Gha...

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China unveils new ‘Heavenly Palace’ space station as ISS days numbered

China unveils new ‘Heavenly Palace’ space station as ISS days numbered

However, China wants to keep its doors open to partnerships, and the Chinese government even promised that the upcoming " Heavenly Palace " Space Station would also collaborate with all the countrie...

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Ozone Layer Could Be Completely Healed By The 2060s

Ozone Layer Could Be Completely Healed By The 2060s

The Protocol was in response to the revelation that chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and other ozone-depleting substances - used in aerosols, cooling and refrigeration systems, and many other items - were t...

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NASA Spots Galaxies In Form Of Smiley

NASA Spots Galaxies In Form Of Smiley

The arc of light is a galaxy whose shape has been distorted and stretched as a result of passing a massive gravity source, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. So, it was di...

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Brexit: Irish rule out time-limited Brexit backstop

Brexit: Irish rule out time-limited Brexit backstop

The Irish border has proved the biggest obstacle to a deal, with both sides vowing not to reinstate a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland for fear of destabilzing the peace accord tha...

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Oumuamua: this space object was not sent by aliens to save us

Oumuamua: this space object was not sent by aliens to save us

When Oumuamua was spotted previous year, scientists observed that its speed had increased after passing the Sun. Although it's been called a comet or an asteroid in the past, it's still unclear ex...

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Tesla could be in India by 2020

Tesla could be in India by 2020

In October, Musk tweeted that Tesla owners could refer a friend to purchase one of its cars and "get any image they want laser etched in glass & sent to deep space for millions of years". "Aside from ...

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NCR: SC bans 15-year old petrol, 10-year old diesel vehicles

NCR: SC bans 15-year old petrol, 10-year old diesel vehicles

For air quality to be severe , the PM2.5 must be between 250 and 300 or PM10 must be between 430 and 500, according to Central Pollution Control Board ( CPCB ). However, there is a little respite d...

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Russian Soyuz Rocket Failure Caused By Damaged Sensor, Reveals Probe

Russian Soyuz Rocket Failure Caused By Damaged Sensor, Reveals Probe

Skorobogatov said officials are now taking steps, including putting all assembly staff through competence tests and additional training, to make sure such malfunctions don't happen again. During the...

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In Brazil's hard-right leader, Trump finds kindred spirit

In Brazil's hard-right leader, Trump finds kindred spirit

Far-right Bolsonaro now has a task of leading Latin America's biggest country and the world's fourth-largest democracy to traditional Brazilian values which he promised during his campaign. In one o...

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NASA Bids Goodbye to Planet-Hunting Kepler Space Telescope

NASA Bids Goodbye to Planet-Hunting Kepler Space Telescope

Watch to find out about its incredible journey. Four years into the mission, after the primary mission objectives had been met, mechanical failures temporarily halted observations. Sent aloft in 200...

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The Kepler space telescope's end has finally come

The Kepler space telescope's end has finally come

It leaves behind a wealth of data about exoplanets that has revolutionized humanity's understanding of the galaxy. "We expect to reach that moment within several months", he said, adding, "Our current...

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Humans wipe out 60% of animal populations over 40 years — WWF Report

Humans wipe out 60% of animal populations over 40 years — WWF Report

The percentage of the world's seabirds with plastic in their stomach is estimated to have increased from 5 per cent in 1960 to 90 per cent today, and the world has already lost around half its sha...

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Oscar 'Not A Threat To Bermuda At This Time'

Oscar 'Not A Threat To Bermuda At This Time'

Tropical Storm Oscar could become a hurricane later today. Oscar is forecast to continue to strengthen through Monday night, then gradually weaken in the open Atlantic. The storm had top sustained...

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CAPITAL GASPS: Delhi chokes on ‘very poor’ air for 4th day

CAPITAL GASPS: Delhi chokes on ‘very poor’ air for 4th day

EPCA has said as air quality deteriorates further and reaches "very poor" or "severe" levels, measures under those categories will be enforced. The task force also gave recommendations to the Suprem...

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Tropical Storm Oscar strengthens but still no threat to land

Tropical Storm Oscar strengthens but still no threat to land

The storm has 70 miles per hour winds. Hurricane Oscar is now the eighth hurricane in the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect, according to the agenc...

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Remote Hawaiian island vanishes following powerful hurricane

Remote Hawaiian island vanishes following powerful hurricane

The team from the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument is expected to survey the effects of the hurricane later in the week. Before Hurricane Walaka swept through the central Pacific this mo...

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Pence Says U.S. Aims To Create New Space Force By 2020

Pence Says U.S. Aims To Create New Space Force By 2020

The new troops will establish by no later than 2020, promised Pensions. Pence said the president will soon ask Congress to gather military and civilians working on space security into a unified ...

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