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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This week, it was colder in Florida than it was in Alaska

But don’t let the weather fool you about the climate. Orange you glad it didn’t snow harder? Wikimedia Commons Though it sounds like a factoid ripped straight from Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, experts confirmed that Jacksonville, Florida really was colder than Anchorage, Alaska on Tuesday. With strange weather fronts and severe storms blowing across the… Please follow and like us:

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Elon Musk Aims To Send Tesla Roadster To Mars

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk announced Friday his aims to launch his Tesla vehicle into outer space in January on a voyage to Mars and back. The billionaire claims that the Tesla Roadster will play David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” as it orbits into space from the same NASA launch pad in Florida that Apollo 11… Please follow and like us:

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Hurricane Update: Refinery Restarts, Fuel Supplies Rise

Much of the energy-related news from hurricane-recovery areas of Texas and Florida continues to be encouraging. Shell said it was restarting its Deer Park refinery in the Houston area that was shut down three weeks ago with the approach of Hurricane Harvey. ExxonMobil said it could start most of the production units at its Beaumont, Texas,… Please follow and like us:

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White House: Unprecedented Mobilization Under Way to Help Florida, Caribbean

An unprecedented rescue and relief response by the United States is under way not only in Florida, but also in the Caribbean following Hurricane Irma, according to the Trump administration. It is “the largest-ever mobilization of our military in a naval and marine operation,” for relief operations, White House Homeland Security Advisor Thomas Bossert told reporters… Please follow and like us:

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Trump: ‘Only Time Will Tell’ on Progress with China

President Donald Trump said Saturday his introductory summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping resulted in “tremendous friendship and goodwill” as the two engaged in preliminary discussions on a range of sensitive issues facing the two nations. Trump and first Lady Melania Trump hosted Xi and wife, Madame Peng Liyuan, at Trumps’ Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida on… Please follow and like us:

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China Hopes Xi Trump Meeting Will Inject Stability Into Relationship

Chinese President Xi Jinping will be looking for signs that U.S. foreign policy is shifting more toward his own this week when he sits down for his first face-to-face meeting with Donald Trump at the president’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. The two days of talks are seen as a high-stakes moment crucial to injecting stability into… Please follow and like us:

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