• Northern Lights may be visible this weekend
Northern Lights may be visible this weekend

The spokesperson added the chance of seeing the Northern lights from north England is roughly 20 per cent but 50-60 per cent further north in Scotland . Scotland is where you're most likely to see it. The farther north you head in IN, the better opportunity you'll have to see it. In the United Kingdom, the Met Office's Space account tweeted...

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  • Astronauts take spacewalk to swap space station's batteries
Astronauts take spacewalk to swap space station's batteries

These new batteries provide an improved power capacity for operations with a lighter mass and a smaller volume than the nickel-hydrogen batteries. On the International Space Station will be Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques, Russian cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Kononenko.

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  • NASA's plan to scoop up dirt from asteroid hits a snag
NASA's plan to scoop up dirt from asteroid hits a snag

OSIRIS-REx's full name is Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security - Regolith Explorer. And they come just three months after OSIRIS-REx first encountered Bennu on December 3, 2018. "A few of these gradual-transferring particles have been noticed over intervals of a minimum of every week, and they look like trapped within ...

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  • Look up: Northern lights to dip into the Midwest
Look up: Northern lights to dip into the Midwest

The Northeast could be in for a treat Saturday night with a rare appearance of the northern lights, according to NOAA . You can view the predicted forecast here. The Met Office Twitter account tweeted about the likelihood of seeing the Northern Lights, saying: "CME forecast to arrive late 23rd March following C5 flare from sunspot AR2736".

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  • Meteor Blast on Earth 10 Times Stronger of Atomic Bomb
Meteor Blast on Earth 10 Times Stronger of Atomic Bomb

NASA satellites made the unprecedented measurements of the meteor which is thought to have released 30 times more energy than the atomic bomb that destroyed Hiroshima. Air Force. The December 2018 explosion went largely unnoticed until now because it violently disintegrated over the Bering Sea , just off Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula .

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  • Super worm moon: Final supermoon of 2019 arrives with spring
Super worm moon: Final supermoon of 2019 arrives with spring

The Northern Hemisphere has been gaining daylight rapidly in recent weeks, and in Baltimore, Monday was the first day of the year the sun spent more time above the horizon than below it. The next supermoons are set to light up the skies on March 9 and April 8, 2020. It will also be the last supermoon we will see this year. Supermoons appear abo...

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  • Dead Whale in Philippines Had 88 Pounds of Plastic in Its Stomach
Dead Whale in Philippines Had 88 Pounds of Plastic in Its Stomach

Since then, plastic trash has been discovered increasingly in the stomachs of dead seabirds and whales. The museum founder explained that whales "do not drink water from the ocean", and get all the "fresh water" they need from the food they consume, which explains why the whale was suffering from dehydration and starvation at the time of its deat...

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  • From Moon to Mars: Girls astronauts to steer upcoming house missions
From Moon to Mars: Girls astronauts to steer upcoming house missions

Chances are the first person to land on the red planet will be a woman, the head of NASA said recently. The 39-year-old Anne McClain and 40-year-old Christina H. The first six women selected to be NASA astronauts: (back row, left to right) Kathryn Sullivan, Shannon W. Lucid, Anna L. Fischer, Judith Resnik, (seated left to right) Sally K.

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  • Thousands expected at student-led climate change march through Wellington
Thousands expected at student-led climate change march through Wellington

In this episode, 16-year-old Greta tells the Guardian's global environment editor, Jonathan Watts , how it all began and what she makes of the attention she has generated. Because of her efforts to combat climate change and save the planet - and inspire young people around the world to do the same - the Swedish teen has been nominated for a ...

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  • SpaceX Crew Capsule Ends Test Flight to ISS With Ocean Splashdown
SpaceX Crew Capsule Ends Test Flight to ISS With Ocean Splashdown

The last such incident: the Apollo 9 splashdown on March 13, 1969. Their vehicles-SpaceX's Crew Dragon and Boeing's CST-100 Starliner-will be NASA's primary means of transporting astronauts for the foreseeable future, ending nearly a decade of reliance on Russia's space program to launch American astronauts.

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  • NASA Has Scheduled Its First All-Female Spacewalk
NASA Has Scheduled Its First All-Female Spacewalk

NASA is about to make history on March 29 with the first all-female spacewalk outside the International Space Station. She did say that schedules and assignments could vary always. "It was not orchestrated to be this way; these spacewalks were originally scheduled to take place in the fall", NASA spokesperson Stephanie Schierholz explained ...

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  • Crew Dragon departs ISS and returns to Earth
Crew Dragon departs ISS and returns to Earth

Returning to Earth is described as the toughest part of the mission. The SpaceX Crew Dragon is spinning down its orbit after undocking from the International Space Station early Friday. "But this is a possibility". At least until the first crewed Dragon makes an appearance to bring "Earthy" home. " Ripley " is the sole passenger on this maide...

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  • SpaceX rocket with unmanned US capsule arrives at Worldwide Area Station
SpaceX rocket with unmanned US capsule arrives at Worldwide Area Station

The round-trip to the International Space Station is created to provide data on the performance of the company's Falcon 9 rocket, Crew Dragon spacecraft, and other systems and operations that NASA will evaluate, as part of the process to certify SpaceX to carry astronauts to and from the space station.

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  • SpaceX launches trial astronaut taxi service to space station
SpaceX launches trial astronaut taxi service to space station

The test dummy was nicknamed Ripley after the main character in the " Alien " movies. The first two post-launch milestones for Crew Dragon were successfully completed shortly separating from Falcon 9's second stage, as confirmed by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk during a post-launch press conference Saturday morning.

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  • World's most polluted capital cities revealed as Delhi is ranked worst
World's most polluted capital cities revealed as Delhi is ranked worst

Air pollution will take an estimated seven million lives globally in the next year, while costing the world's economy almost 225 billion Dollars, the Greenpeace said . "The report is a reminder to us indicating that our efforts and actions to reduce the invisible killer, i.e., air pollution, are not enough and we need to do much more than alre...

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  • Former energy lobbyist confirmed as nation’s top environmental official
Former energy lobbyist confirmed as nation’s top environmental official

In a speech on the Senate floor following that vote, Senator Tom Carper, a Democrat from DE, said that in some cases Wheeler has "accelerated the environmental damage and regulatory zeal" that Pruitt began. He also made it explicitly clear to lawmakers that he intends to continue the Trump Administration's reversal of environmental regulations. ✅...

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  • SpaceX's Dragon Crew capsule set for historic test
SpaceX's Dragon Crew capsule set for historic test

The robot is "fitted with sensors around the head, neck and spine to record everything an astronaut would experience throughout the mission", Anna Heiney wrote in a NASA blog . Reuters reported on February 21 that SpaceX and Boeing both must address significant design and safety concerns before they can fly humans. All this particular mission is...

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  • Watch a Gigantic Tarantula Drag a Baby Opossum Away to Devour It
Watch a Gigantic Tarantula Drag a Baby Opossum Away to Devour It

The researchers published their observations in the February issue of the Amphibian & Reptile Conservation journal (PDF link ). Talking about the scene was University of MI evolutionary biologist Daniel Rabosky, who said , "This is an underappreciated source of mortality among vertebrates".

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  • SpaceX rocket launches towards the International Space Station
SpaceX rocket launches towards the International Space Station

The SpaceX rocket took off this morning from Florida carrying only a test dummy. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the unmanned Crew Dragon capsule on its nose sits at Kennedy Space Center. For SpaceX, sending an astronaut into orbit would be a culmination of years of hard work and high-risk investment. The Demo-1 mission, SpaceX's inaugural fl...

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  • NASA Says SpaceX Test 'Crucial Step' Towards Proving Safety
NASA Says SpaceX Test 'Crucial Step' Towards Proving Safety

Boeing is also in the race to end NASA's eight-year drought of launching USA astronauts on US rockets from US soil. "I guarantee that not everything will work exactly right". Ripley and the crew craft are expected to dock with the International Space Station on Sunday. The liftoff scheduled is for 2:49 a.m. - yes, that's very early Saturday mor...

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