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Astronauts Survive Emergency Landing After Russian Rocket Launch Fails

Astronauts Survive Emergency Landing After Russian Rocket Launch Fails Footage from inside the Soyuz capsule showed the two men being shaken around at the moment the failure occurred, with their arms and legs flailing. NASA is holding a press briefing today at noon EDT (1600 GMT) to discuss the failure of today's (Oct. [Full Article...]

Major Hurricane Michael bearing down on Florida Panhandle

Major Hurricane Michael bearing down on Florida Panhandle Rick Scott tweeted, while the sheriff in Panama City's Bay County issued a shelter-in-place order before dawn. "Multiple state and federal resources are staged and ready to respond as soon as it is safe". By 8 a.m. Tuesday, top winds had reached 100 miles per hour (155 kph), and it was forecast to strengthen more, with winds topping 111 miles per hour (179 kph), capable of causing devastating dam... [Full Article...]

Booster Problem Causes Soyuz Mission Abort, Ballistic Re-entry

Booster Problem Causes Soyuz Mission Abort, Ballistic Re-entry They were to dock at the orbiting outpost six hours later, but the booster suffered a failure minutes after the launch. The spacecraft was able to separate with the booster and return to earth using the backup ballistic descent mode. "The crew landed", Dmitry Rogozin, director of the Russian space agency Roscosmos , said on Twitter . Russia's Investigative Committee said a criminal probe would ... [Full Article...]

Astronauts make emergency landing after escaping malfunctioning rocket

Astronaut Nick Hague and cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin were rescued without injuries in Kazakhstan. NASA says that two astronauts from the USA and Russian Federation are in good condition after an emergency landing following booster rocket failure minutes after the launch. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Michael 2018 full coverage and updates

Hurricane Michael 2018 full coverage and updates As of 2 a.m. Thursday, Michael was about 25 miles east of Macon, Georgia, and is expected to move off the Mid-Atlantic coast by early Friday. Hurricane Michael weakened to tropical storm Thursday but remained a menace as it rolled across the Southeast, leaving two dead after tearing a path of devastation through the Florida Panhandle and parts of Georgia. [Full Article...]

Moons of moons could exist, and scientists call them 'moonmoons'

Moons of moons could exist, and scientists call them 'moonmoons' No known moons have a moonmoon, but Sean Raymond and Juna Kollmeier , the astronomers working on the paper titled "Can Moons Have Moons?" argue that the existence of such a moon is possible given the right conditions. Along with moonmoons, they could also be called submoons, moonitos, moonettes, or moooons. One name being considered is "moonmoon, " according to New Scientist . [Full Article...]

Store owner stays put for Hurricane Michael

Store owner stays put for Hurricane Michael At 11 a.m. ET (1500 GMT) on Tuesday, Michael's center was about 335 miles (535 km) south-southwest of Apalachicola, Florida, heading north at around 12 mph (19 kph), the NHC said. update on October 9, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Michael has strengthened to a "major hurricane" and has life-threatening storm surge, hurricane-force winds, and heavy rainfall. [Full Article...]

Scientists say Mount Vesuvius made people's heads explode

Scientists say Mount Vesuvius made people's heads explode According to the study, Mount Vesuvius volcanic eruption killed people within its vicinity by vaporizing their blood due to the high temperatures of the air and by exploding their heads because of the high pressure. In addition, it was found that ash nearly immediately replaced the evaporated brains of the victims. 'The presence of such an ash cast in all victims, even those showing minor heat... [Full Article...]


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