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Coronavirus: Airlift for Britons trapped in China 'under review' Coronavirus: Airlift for Britons trapped in China 'under review'
- March 11, 2020

The first coronavirus cases in Europe have also been confirmed , with three patients being treated in French hospitals. "The chances are they won't have this condition, the really important thing in Australia is we identify and be able to isolate people with this virus". (more...)
Passengers sue over coronavirus-hit Grand Princess cruise ship Passengers sue over coronavirus-hit Grand Princess cruise ship
- March 10, 2020

The couple on their annual vacation are healthy and, like the rest of the 2,400 passengers aboard, have been isolating in their cabins since Thursday. "Just want to get home". Princess Cruises also owns the Diamond Princess , which was placed into quarantine in Japan last month. A spokesperson for the Irish Embassy in Washington said it is in contact with the US State Department and liaising with the cruise company, and with consulates of other affected citizens about options for ... (more...)
A third Princess cruise ship kept at sea pending virus tests A third Princess cruise ship kept at sea pending virus tests
- March 10, 2020

After waiting for days outside San Francisco by emergency order, the cruise ship was permitted to dock in Oakland on Monday to cheers from passengers, truck horns and dock workers waving. The US has recorded at least 26 deaths from the coronavirus and 605 confirmed cases across 35 states, according to a Johns Hopkins tally. She said the captain has apologized for the delayed updates a couple of times , and seems sympathetic to the passengers' frustration. (more...)
'Worm Moon' to light up the sky, first supermoon of the year 'Worm Moon' to light up the sky, first supermoon of the year
- March 10, 2020

It is also called Worm Moon, as the tribes in Southern America noted that by this time of the year, the soil would begin to thaw and the earthworm casts would be visible on the ground - marking the beginning of spring. Which means the Moon comes closer and further from us as it revolves. May is predicted to also have a super moon. "As always, we will share this event live on March 9, 2020, showing the Moon while it will rise above the skyline of Rome, with its legendary monuments". (more...)
United States virus Cases Pass 500 as California Readies for Cruise Ship Arrival United States virus Cases Pass 500 as California Readies for Cruise Ship Arrival
- March 09, 2020

According to the federal government, the cruise line will pay for the plane. "For those passengers that may be watching this, we are not able to tell you exactly when the cruise ship will come in to the port, as we are still working out the enormity and complexity of making sure we prepare the sight and, moreover, prepare for a quick turnaround", stated Newsom. (more...)
A 7th Grader Provides the Name for NASA's Next Mars Rover
- March 09, 2020

The name " Perseverance " was chosen through a nationwide contest, which included more than 28,000 student essays. "While many on our team were at home enjoying turkey, Curiosity produced this feast for the eyes", Curiosity project scientist Ashwin Vasavada, of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, said in a statement Wednesday (March 4). (more...)
European Union executive proposes climate law, targets zero emission by 2050 European Union executive proposes climate law, targets zero emission by 2050
- March 08, 2020

The proposed European Climate Law falls short of providing any substantial details regarding the EU's plans to share the investment burden across the continent in line with the principle of solidarity. "Right now we are in a situation where we fear we will not make it in time because the Commission's timeline does not suggest a proposal before September", he said. (more...)
What to Make of Those 'Doomsday Asteroid' Warnings What to Make of Those 'Doomsday Asteroid' Warnings
- March 08, 2020

An asteroid with a substantial size of in between 1.8 kilometres - 4.1 kilometres is established to fly past Earth on April29 According to the readily available information, this is going to be the most significant asteroid which will certainly come near Earth this year. (more...)
EPA Releases List of Disinfectants for Coronavirus EPA Releases List of Disinfectants for Coronavirus
- March 08, 2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is arming consumers with a list of disinfectants that people can use to protect themselves from the novel coronavirus . As a result of EPA's publication, manufacturers with listed products are now are allowed to make "off label" claims as to the product's effectiveness for use against SARS-CoV-2, for example in social media, technical literature, and other advertising. (more...)
Axiom to fly Crew Dragon mission to the space station Axiom to fly Crew Dragon mission to the space station
- March 08, 2020

The first tourist in space was American engineer Dennis Tito who paid $20 million in 2001 to spend about eight days at the ISS. The company has signed a deal with SpaceX to use its Dragon spaceship to transport passengers to the ISS. SpaceX also has its own plans for space tourism and private astronaut flights. Axios said it planned to launch up to two professional and private astronaut flights per year to the ISS in future. (more...)
'Heartbreaking' discovery, TBI believes remains belong to 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell 'Heartbreaking' discovery, TBI believes remains belong to 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell
- March 07, 2020

WJHL said investigators with the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant on a property on Muddy Creek Road on Friday evening. Tommy Boswell Sr., Evelyn's grandfather, lives at the home. Authorities searched multiple campgrounds in that area and found no sign of the girl, the TV station said. The investigation remains active and ongoing at this time . (more...)
SpaceX launches space station supplies, nails 50th rocket landing SpaceX launches space station supplies, nails 50th rocket landing
- March 07, 2020

The first tourist in space was American engineer Dennis Tito who paid $20 million in 2001 to spend about eight days at the ISS. "Now, thanks to Axiom and their support from NASA , privately crewed missions will have unprecedented access to the space station, furthering the commercialization of space and helping usher in a new era of human exploration", SpaceX President and Chief Operating Officer Gwynne Shotwell , added in the statement. (more...)
SpaceX will take more rich space tourists to the International Space Station SpaceX will take more rich space tourists to the International Space Station
- March 07, 2020

Axiom was founded in 2016 by Suffredini, a former program manager for the space station, and Kam Ghaffarian, an entrepreneur who sells engineering services to NASA . Tonight's mission will bring a variety of supplies, experiments, and new components to the ISS as usual. Therefore, the operators of the space station don't seem to rest, and it's understandable. (more...)
SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Rocket Will Be Carrying Ashes Of 152 Persons SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Rocket Will Be Carrying Ashes Of 152 Persons
- March 06, 2020

SpaceX launched the Space Test Program 2 (STP-2) mission atop one of the company's massive Falcon Heavy rockets from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It is then that the nose cone breaks off and plummets back to Earth. The central core stage came close to executing a similar feat but fell just short. (more...)
Look out for the Super Worm Moon Look out for the Super Worm Moon
- March 06, 2020

The moon officially reaches its peak fullness at 1:48 p.m., however the sun will obviously be up at that time, so we'll have to wait until the evening to see this Super Worm Moon . The moon will appear full from Sunday through Tuesday night, visible to skywatchers if the weather remains clear. A Full Moon at apogee appears smaller and is popularly known as the Micromoon. (more...)
#BeAnAstronaut: NASA seeks applicants to explore Moon, Mars #BeAnAstronaut: NASA seeks applicants to explore Moon, Mars
- March 06, 2020

NASA expects to select final candidates in mid-2021 to begin training as the next class of Artemis Generation astronauts. To qualify, you must be a U.S. Candidates must successfully astronauts to survive long space flight. You can submit your application through the USAJobs website . "Becoming an astronaut is no easy task, because being an astronaut is no easy task". (more...)
NASA’s Orion spacecraft program gets a multibillion-dollar vote of support NASA’s Orion spacecraft program gets a multibillion-dollar vote of support
- March 06, 2020

Australia is set to invest $101 million into President Trump's efforts to achieve another Moon landing by 2024 and send future USA missions to Mars , Reuters reports . NASA plans to phase in spacecraft reusability, starting with the reuse of interior components from Artemis 2 on the Artemis 5 Orion . With the new contract awarded to Lockheed Martin , much of the work on the new Orion capsules will take place in Texas, giving politicians there a political win. (more...)
Large asteroid’s near-Earth flyby expected to occur in April
- March 06, 2020

NASA said: "Near-Earth Objects are comets and asteroids that have been nudged by the gravitational attraction of nearby planets into orbits that allow them to enter the Earth's neighbourhood". The space rock is between 1.1 and 2.5 miles wide and has been added to the space agency's list of potentially risky objects. Currently, NASA's OSIRIS-REx and Japan's Hayabusa2 are exploring space and will bring asteroid samples back to Earth within the coming years. (more...)
Large asteroid to fly by the Earth in late April, says NASA
- March 06, 2020

It is now making its way across the Solar System at a speed of over 28,000 miles per hour. 52768 is closest to Earth April 29 - at a distance of 6.29 million kilometers. It is estimated to be anywhere from 2.5 to 5.5 miles wide, according to CNN And it is projected to make another flyby on September 2, 2057. How does it work? UU. (more...)
Thermo Fisher to acquire Qiagen in $11bn deal Thermo Fisher to acquire Qiagen in $11bn deal
- March 05, 2020

This genetic testing plays a vital role in research activities as well as the treatment of infectious disease, cancer, and genetic disorders. It has been developing a test to detect the coronavirus, which is now being evaluated at four Chinese hospitals. (more...)