CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched a shipment of groceries to the International Space Station on Tuesday, including the first espresso maker bound for orbit. But the company’s third attempt to land the leftover booster on an ocean platform failed … but just barely. 674 more words
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Don’t shrug off this Atlas just yet.
It’s scheduled for demolition, but there may be a slim chance of preserving the familiar Atlas rocket that stands outside the Canada Science and Technology Museum. 456 more words
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s Falcon 9 rocket failed to launch Tuesday after the mission was aborted during the countdown at Cape Canaveral, Florida.
The two-stage reusable rocket from Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. 288 more words
Bob Thirsk feels gravity in the way some feel the pressure change in those Chinook winds.
It’s an ever-present force we take for granted yet, when you have spent 188 days without its tenacious pull, it teaches you not to forget its power and its obligations. 1,018 more words
LOS ANGELES — If you’re Anne Hathaway, career fairy-tales can come true.
After her post Princess Diaries phase, Hathaway earned an Oscar nomination for her role in Rachel Getting Married (2008) and then an Academy Award for playing Fantine in the movie of the musical Les Misérables (2012). 423 more words
Right now an astronaut might be munching on a fresh Leamington sweet bell pepper on the International Space Station.
A crate of red, orange and yellow peppers was part of a cargo shipment that took off for the space station on Sunday, thanks to a special request from the astronauts on board. 587 more words