2020 hopeful Inslee says $9T climate plan will boost economy

Politics 05/16/19, 17:08

Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee is pitching a $9 trillion-plus climate action plan that he touts as an economic renaissance and scientific necessity, putting the Washington governor at the forefront of White House hopefuls pushing for sweeping action to combat ...

Israeli team assesses what went wrong with lunar landing

Space 04/12/19, 10:54

The team behind the Israeli spacecraft that crashed into the moon has released a preliminary technical assessment of what went wrong. SpaceIL, the start-up that sought to make history with the first privately funded lunar landing, revealed Friday that the spacecraft's ...

Israeli spacecraft crashes in attempt to reach moon

Tech 04/11/19, 15:26

An Israeli spacecraft lost contact with Earth and crashed just moments before it was to land on the moon late Thursday, failing in an ambitious attempt to make history as the first privately funded lunar mission.The spacecraft lost communication with ...

Pence calls for landing US astronauts on moon in 5 years

U.S. 03/26/19, 16:19

Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday called for landing astronauts on the moon within five years, an accelerated pace that would aim to put Americans on the lunar south pole. Pence said NASA needs to achieve that goal "by any means ...

Legal fight between moonwalker Buzz Aldrin and kids is over

U.S. 03/13/19, 17:18

A legal fight between Buzz Aldrin and his adult children over whether the former astronaut was competent to manage his affairs ended Wednesday, averting a messy, intrafamily squabble that would have loomed over this summer's 50th anniversary celebrations of the ...

NASA’s new rocket won’t be ready for moon shot next year

Space 03/13/19, 12:32

NASA's massive new rocket won't be ready for a moon shot next year, the space agency's top official told Congress on Wednesday.Administrator Jim Bridenstine said he's considering switching to commercial rockets to keep the June 2020 launch date.Bridenstine told a ...

China broadcasts spacecraft pictures from moon’s far side

Tech 01/11/19, 07:08

China on Friday broadcast pictures taken by its rover and lander on the moon's far side, in what its space program hailed as another triumph for the groundbreaking mission to the less-understood sector of the lunar surface. The pictures on state ...

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