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30 January, 2017 8:34 AM Beyond Silicon Valley, Trump's Muslim ban receives lukewarm protest

Most US corporate bosses have stayed silent on President Donald Trump's immigration curbs, underscoring the sensitivities around opposing policies that could provoke a backlash from the White House. While the leaders of Apple, Google and Facebook emailed their staff to denounce the suspension of the US refugee program and the halting of arrivals from seven 261

15 January, 2017 2:13 AM SpaceX Launches, Lands First Falcon 9 Rocket Since September Blast

Miami: SpaceX blasted off its Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday, marking its first return to flight since a costly and complicated launchpad explosion in September. "Liftoff of the Falcon 9," a SpaceX commentator said as the tall white rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 9:54 am (1754 GMT), carrying a payload of 10 satellites for Iridium 196

1 December, 2016 6:13 PM Progress space station cargo ship likely lost

A Russian Progress cargo ship loaded with more than 2.5 tons of propellant and supplies bound for the International Space Station suffered a malfunction of some sort toward the end of its climb to space atop a Soyuz booster Thursday, likely preventing the spacecraft from reaching the required orbit. Station commander Shane Kimbrough was informed by NASA flight 151

28 October, 2016 11:27 PM SpaceX Says Rocket Accident Probe Focussing On Fuelling System Flaw

SpaceX said on Friday its investigation of the cause of a September 1 explosion that destroyed a Falcon 9 rocket is focussing on a possible flaw in the fuelling system. The space launch company led by billionaire Elon Musk said it has not confirmed the cause of a failure in the fuelling system. However, the company said in a statement that during testing 252

7 October, 2016 8:38 AM Hurricane Matthew Hammers Florida, Begins Days Long Beating Of Coast

Cape Canaveral: Hurricane Matthew's howling wind and driving rain pummeled Florida early Friday, starting what's expected to be a ruinous, dayslong battering of the Southeast coast. The strongest winds of 120 mph were just offshore, but Matthew's wrath still menaced more than 500 miles of coastline. Two million people were warned to flee inland as the most powerful 87

13 September, 2016 9:47 AM Some fighting continues as Syrian cease-fire takes effect

SYRIAN CEASE-FIRE TAKES EFFECT — AND IS QUICKLY VIOLATED, The New York Times has more here on the fragile agreement: “A cease-fire in the Syrian civil war, negotiated by Russia and the United States, officially took effect at sundown on Monday after a weekend of intensified fighting and a vow by the president to retake the entire country. Despite widespread 6

1 September, 2016 2:59 PM Explosion rocks SpaceX launch site in Florida

NASA says SpaceX was conducting a routine test-firing of its rocket when the blast occurred. An explosion rocked a SpaceX launch site on Thursday during a routine rocket test. SpaceX was conducting a test-firing of its unmanned rocket when the blast occurred shortly after 9 a.m., according to NASA. The test was in advance of a planned Saturday launch 99

19 August, 2016 4:11 PM US Astronauts Prepare Station For Commercial Space Taxis

Two NASA astronauts left the International Space Station today for a 6-1/2-hour spacewalk to install a parking spot for upcoming commercial space taxis, which will end US reliance on Russia for rides to the orbiting outpost. Station commander Jeff Williams and flight engineer Kate Rubins floated outside the station's airlock at about 8:15 am EDT (1215 GMT) and headed 283

19 August, 2016 4:10 AM NASA astronauts all set for spacewalk today – Watch Live

New Delhi: Two NASA astronauts will perform a spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS) to install a new docking mechanism – the first of two international docking adapters (IDAs) that will be used for the future arrivals of Boeing and SpaceX commercial crew spacecraft. Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins 129

11 May, 2016 8:55 PM SpaceX's Dragon Cargo Ship Splashes Down In Pacific

Miami, United States: SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship left the International Space Station Wednesday, carrying 3,700 pounds (1,678 kilograms) of gear and science experiments, and splashed down in the Pacific Ocean. "Good splashdown of Dragon confirmed," SpaceX wrote on Twitter, almost five hours after the spaceship was released from the orbiting 180