• Camera footage of Soyuz MS-10 launch failure released
Camera footage of Soyuz MS-10 launch failure released

The crew - NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin - had their space capsule ejected from the rocket and survived without injury. Roscosmos officials on Wednesday met with their counterparts from NASA to give them a full briefing on the malfunction, Roscosmos director general Dmitry Rogozin said Thursday.

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  • NOAA Predicts Warmer Winter for Much of the US
NOAA Predicts Warmer Winter for Much of the US

He said there is a chance El Nino could reach moderate strength and a "blob" of warm water setting up in the Northeast Pacific Ocean could set up a jet stream pattern that maximizes the delivery of cold air into the eastern United States.

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  • Astronauts survive emergency landing after booster fails on Russian rocket
Astronauts survive emergency landing after booster fails on Russian rocket

In August, however, the detection of a minute pressure leak on the International Space Station became the subject of intense media speculation in Russian Federation. "Confirming again that the today's Soyuz MS10 launch did go into a ballistic re-entry mode a little bit after its launch ", Dean said during live television commentary.

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  • Georgia girl, 11, dies as Michael hurls debris through roof
Georgia girl, 11, dies as Michael hurls debris through roof

Torrential rains are battering the Panhandle city of Apalachicola. The Category 4 hurricane was the fiercest to hit Florida in 80 years when it came ashore on Wednesday, but its strength waned as it pushed into Georgia. Tropical Storm Michael has sped off toward the Atlantic Ocean, but there will be nothing quick about Florida's recovery from the...

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  • Russian Space Crew Makes Emergency Landing
Russian Space Crew Makes Emergency Landing

The descent was sharper than usual meaning the crew was subjected to a greater G-force, but they have been prepared for this scenario in training, the commentator said. The head of Roscosmos , Dmitry Rogozin , said a state commission has already been established to study the accident. He said Russian Federation will share all relevant informati...

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  • Spiders build 1,000-foot web shrouding entire lagoon in silk
Spiders build 1,000-foot web shrouding entire lagoon in silk

Giannis Giannakopoulos posted this video of the spider web to YouTube. After all, these types of spiders are known to build very big nests for their mating season. She explains, "When an animal finds abundant food, high temperatures and sufficient humidity, it has ideal conditions to be able to make large populations".

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  • Flooding expected to worsen in Carolinas
Flooding expected to worsen in Carolinas

Eager to show heart in a moment of crisis, President Donald Trump handed out hot dogs, hugs and comforting words in the Carolinas on Wednesday as he surveyed the wreckage left by Hurricane Florence . A new round of evacuations was ordered in SC as the trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence meanders to the sea, raising river...

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  • Hurricane Florence death toll climbs as flooding spreads
Hurricane Florence death toll climbs as flooding spreads

According to NBA.com , Jordan is contributing $1 million each to the American Red Cross and the Foundation For The Carolinas' Hurricane Florence Response Fund. "I know people are frustrated from having to wait indoors for so long and many people are without power - that has got to be very hard - but even as we speak we are pulling out of floodwa...

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  • Sign explodes from hurricane winds
Sign explodes from hurricane winds

The father was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for treatment, where no update was provided on his condition. National Weather Service forecaster Brandon Locklear said North Carolina is likely to see eight months of rain in two to three days.

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  • 'Uninvited brute': 3 dead as Florence drenches the Carolinas
'Uninvited brute': 3 dead as Florence drenches the Carolinas

Marson said they'd lost power and the winds were howling outside, but they had enough food and water to last them for days. Rain and surging seas inundated coastal areas. The Miami-based center says the center of the eye moved ashore with top sustained winds of 90 miles per hour, making Florence a Category 1 hurricane in terms of wind intensity.

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  • Prepare for ‘a strong hit’ from hurricane on SC, governor urges
Prepare for ‘a strong hit’ from hurricane on SC, governor urges

To the west, a tropical disturbance has developed over the northwest Caribbean Sea. Isaac is a small hurricane and its strongest winds extend out from the centre for only about 10 miles. Other areas along the East coast will likely be affected by winds and flooding. North Carolina has only been hit by around a dozen less severe Category 3 storms ...

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  • Florence approaches US, set to become 'extremely dangerous' storm
Florence approaches US, set to become 'extremely dangerous' storm

The Miami-based center said Florence is expected to become a hurricane by Sunday. The current forecast track brings Florence on approach to the southeast USA coast on Thursday as a major and powerful hurricane. The South Carolina Emergency Management Division tweeted Sunday that officials there are "preparing for the possibility of a large-sca...

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  • Governor Edwards Declares State Of Emergency Ahead of Tropical Storm Gordon
Governor Edwards Declares State Of Emergency Ahead of Tropical Storm Gordon

A hurricane watch was issued from the mouth of the Pearl River, in Mississippi, to the Alabama-Florida border, the NHC said, and a storm surge warning was issued from Shell Beach, Louisiana to the Mississippi-Alabama border, the NHC said.

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  • California lawyers seeks approval for
California lawyers seeks approval for "net neutrality" laws from governor

California's legislation restores net neutrality regulations first imposed by the Federal Communications Commission in 2015, during the Obama administration. We're already planning campaigns to get legislation like this passed in other states, and get the FCC order reversed. It passed the Assembly 46-20 August 28 and first passed the Senate...

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  • Federal appeal court sides with Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish in quashing pipeline approvals
Federal appeal court sides with Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish in quashing pipeline approvals

Members of several B.C. First Nations are basking in a major court victory against the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. In response to today's Federal Court of Appeal decision to axe the federal government's previous approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline , the Alberta provincial government has retaliated by announcing late ...

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  • Hurricane Lane strengthens to Category 5 as it heads toward Hawaii
Hurricane Lane strengthens to Category 5 as it heads toward Hawaii

Data from the aircraft indicate that as of 6:20 p.m., maximum sustained winds have increased to near 160 miles per hour with higher gusts, putting Lane at Category 5 intensity. Lane could become the first hurricane to directly make landfall in Honolulu since Hawaii became a state, Axios reported. Hawaii Gov. David Ige is allowing non-essentia...

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  • Tracking Lane: Major hurricane targets Hawaiian Islands
Tracking Lane: Major hurricane targets Hawaiian Islands

At the time of writing, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has classified Lane as a potent Category 5 hurricane . Hurricane Lane is due to make landfall on Thursday, with locals prepared for high winds to knock out power lines and damaging roofs.

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  • Grieving Orca Mother Still Carrying Her Dead Calf. It's Been 16 Days
Grieving Orca Mother Still Carrying Her Dead Calf. It's Been 16 Days

The team of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration biologists and vets was also able to take blow samples from J50 exhaling. By doing so, you will help ensure that there are plenty of fish in the sea for the animals who actually need to eat these aquatic creatures to survive (unlike us).

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  • NASA names astronauts for Boeing, SpaceX flights
NASA names astronauts for Boeing, SpaceX flights

The astronauts will fly Boeing's CST-100 Starliner and SpaceX's Crew Dragon . Mr. Behnken, Mr. Boe, Mr. Hurley and Mr. Williams were named in 2015 as NASA's "commercial crew cadre" and have been working with Boeing and SpaceX on the development of the spacecraft and the simulators that will be used to train astronauts to fly.

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  • NASA assigns astronauts to first commercial crew missions
NASA assigns astronauts to first commercial crew missions

In a ceremony at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston , the space agency revealed nine astronauts assigned to the first four crewed flights of Boeing's CST-100 Starliner and SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsules. The Crew Dragon spacecraft will launch from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center . Boeing said only that it would fl...

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