SpaceX says rocket worked fine as spy satellite reported lost

A SpaceX rocket worked fine in its weekend launch of a secretive government satellite, named Zuma, the company said Tuesday after reports the payload did not make it into orbit. “For clarity: after review of all data to date, Falcon 9 did everything correctly on Sunday night,” said Gwynne Shotwell, president and chief operating officer of… Please follow and like us:

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NASA: Ozone Layer’s Recovery Is Due To Chemical Ban

The shrinking hole in the ozone layer has become somewhat of a success story among all the damages humans have inflicted upon the Earth. A new NASA study based on data from the Aura satellite confirms the success, so far, through measuring the chemicals that caused the hole in the first place. The study, published Thursday… Please follow and like us:

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What the heck is a bomb cyclone?

And just how bad is it? It’s a scary-sounding term. DepositPhotos Bomb cyclone: it sounds really cool, it’s actually kind of scary, and it’s headed your way. On Wednesday and Thursday, the intimidatingly-named winter storm is set to hit the East Coast with icy precipitation from Florida up into New England. But a name as apocalyptic… Please follow and like us:

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Artificial lights are eating away at dark nights and that’s not a good thing

Earth is losing its darkness. A new study using satellite data finds that artificially lit surfaces around the world are spreading and growing brighter, producing more light pollution at night. The findings, described in the journal Science Advances, track what researchers called a worrisome trend that has implications for the environment as well as human health.… Please follow and like us:

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Will the world shake with more large earthquakes in 2018? Time will tell.

Research linking large earthquakes to changes in the Earth’s spin remains to be tested. future earthquakes will not be signposted nearly as clearly as this. Deposit Photos Amidst panic over planets that don’t exist and conspiracy theories about the moon landing on Google News this morning, one headline announced a more down-to-Earth sort of doom. “Deadly… Please follow and like us:

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How NASA Watches for Doomsday Events

About 17,000 undetected asteroids that are large enough to be a concern to NASA may be lurking near Earth, according to a recent report. That doesn’t mean it’s time to panic or start declaring that the world will end on Sunday (or any other day this year) because some non-existent planet is rapidly approaching Earth, but… Please follow and like us:

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