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Visuals of How Much Damage Hurricane Michael Inflicted on the Gulf Coast Visuals of How Much Damage Hurricane Michael Inflicted on the Gulf Coast
- October 11, 2018

Hurricane Michael finally weakened to a tropical storm on Thursday, no longer a Category 4 monster packing 155 miles per hour winds. A day Michael made landfall as a deadly Category 4 hurricane, 10Weather is already monitoring a new tropical disturbance in the west-central Caribbean Sea. (more...)
'Huge changes needed to reduce global warming' 'Huge changes needed to reduce global warming'
- October 11, 2018

This is especially true when reducing short-lived climate pollutants, such as methane and black carbon, which simultaneously cuts down on air pollution and mitigates health threats such as asthma and other respiratory diseases. "Many parts of the world will see mean temperature increases that, in time, will be higher than 1.5°C, including the South West of Western Australia", Dr Kala said. (more...)
Russian Soyuz rocket malfunctions, makes emergency landing Russian Soyuz rocket malfunctions, makes emergency landing
- October 11, 2018

NASA said that rescue teams have reached Hague and Ovchinin and they've been taken out of the capsule and were in good condition. A spokeswoman for the Canadian Space Agency said Thursday it has not received any information about Saint-Jacques' mission and doesn't yet know what the impact will be on his impending launch. (more...)
UN Says Canada Needs to Cut Emissions to Stop Catastrophic Climate Change UN Says Canada Needs to Cut Emissions to Stop Catastrophic Climate Change
- October 11, 2018

At 1.5C of global warming , Namibia and Botswana can expect roughly 20 more days of exposure to heat stress in a year. This is especially notable considering that the "intensity, frequency and duration" of North Atlantic hurricanes , as well as the frequency of Category 4 and 5 hurricanes (the strongest classifications), have been on the rise since the 1980s, with hurricane intensity and rainfall projected to increase as global warming continues, the National Climate Assessment wrote. (more...)
Hurricane Michael crushes Georgia, heads toward Carolinas Hurricane Michael crushes Georgia, heads toward Carolinas
- October 11, 2018

As of the 5 p.m. advisory, Michael is an extremely risky Category 3 storm. People seek safety in a shelter as Hurricane Michael approaches, October 10, 2018, in Panama City, Fla . As with most large hurricanes, the National Weather Service has issued a whole list of watches and warnings associated with the storm, including severe thunderstorm alerts and tornado watches. (more...)
How Hurricane Michael became a monster storm How Hurricane Michael became a monster storm
- October 11, 2018

Hedler captured the footage, CNN reported . This storm could also have some profound effects on how the sector thinks about (and models) loss potential from Gulf Coast hurricanes as a result of the pre-landfall intensification and distance inland that hurricane force winds have been measured. (more...)
Branson: Virgin Galactic To Put People In Space in 'Weeks, Not Months' Branson: Virgin Galactic To Put People In Space in 'Weeks, Not Months'
- October 11, 2018

Branson and his space company have continuously been conducting space flight tests these past years. It is likely that Virgin Galactic is aiming to keep up with SpaceX and Boeing who, despite delays and difficulties, are set to launch test flights in 2019. (more...)
Residents Prepare to Evacuate as Hurricane Michael Heads Toward Florida Panhandle Residents Prepare to Evacuate as Hurricane Michael Heads Toward Florida Panhandle
- October 11, 2018

Long, the head of FEMA, said many Florida buildings were not built to withstand a storm above the strength of a Category 3 hurricane on the five-level Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. The storm's center is expected to move inland over the Florida Panhandle or Florida Big Bend area before moving northeastward across the Southeastern U.S. (more...)
US, Russia space crew aborts mission after booster failure
- October 11, 2018

The US space agency Nasa said there was an "issue with the booster". The rocket was launched from the Soviet-era cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan . EDT (1645 GMT), when they will be greeted by their three Expedition 57 crewmates: NASA astronaut Serena M. Auñón-Chancellor, European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst and Russian cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev. (more...)
Hurricane Michael slams into Florida, charges into Southeast
- October 11, 2018

When Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle Wednesday, it was a Category 4 hurricane . As the destructive forces of Hurricane Michael were set to make landfall on the Florida Panhandle Wednesday, the astronauts aboard the International Space Station were able to capture breathtaking video of the storm. (more...)
Hubble space telescope goes into 'safe mode' over faulty gyroscope Hubble space telescope goes into 'safe mode' over faulty gyroscope
- October 11, 2018

In connection with the damage to the telescope interrupted his work and was put into safe mode. Experts at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and the Space Telescope Science Institute are analyzing the situation and conducting tests to find out whether the third gyro can be recovered. (more...)
Hurricane Michael now ‘Extremely Dangerous’ Category 4 storm hours before landfall Hurricane Michael now ‘Extremely Dangerous’ Category 4 storm hours before landfall
- October 10, 2018

Rick Scott urged Tuesday. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) delivered a troubling forecast of his own, saying there will be fatal consequences if people try to go out unprotected. "Due to the mishaps from last year with Irma, I thought I was prepared but it turns out I needed a little more sandbags this year so I'm just trying to be safe", said Collop. (more...)
Trinis watch for Hurricane Michael Trinis watch for Hurricane Michael
- October 10, 2018

Michael was classified as a Category 1 hurricane as of 10 a.m. Cayman time on Monday, when its maximum sustained winds were measured at 75 miles per hour. "Unfortunately, it looks like it's coming directly at us and all you can do is prepare", he said. Monday afternoon, Scott announced he expanded the declaration to include Manatee County, along with Bradford, Pasco, Hernando, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Alachua, Union and Baker counties. (more...)
Rocket carrying Argentinian satellite takes off successfully Rocket carrying Argentinian satellite takes off successfully
- October 10, 2018

About half an hour later, the first stage booster was sent back to the base, the first time the company has landed this type of rocket on the West Coast. The first stage of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has successfully returned after 8 minutes of its launch from the pad. SpaceX has always been trying to achieve ground landings on its Vandenberg facilities, which is named Space Launch Complex 4 (SLC-4 for short). (more...)
Hurricane Michael cranks up to a Category 2 storm Hurricane Michael cranks up to a Category 2 storm
- October 10, 2018

Hurricane Michael is a storm with 90 miles per hour sustained winds , heading for a landfall on the Florida Panhandle Gulf Coast and it is expected to reach major hurricane status of Category 3 before it strikes the coast. The sheriff's office says Wakulla County shelters were rated safe only for hurricanes below that threshold. With Michael's winds projected to be even stronger, residents were urged to evacuate inland. (more...)
Technical glitch hobbles Hubble Space Telescope
- October 09, 2018

The spacecraft has a half dozen gyroscopes built in, and they were recently replaced during a servicing mission back in 2009. If the outcome of this investigation results in recovery of the malfunctioning gyro, Hubble will resume science operations in its standard three-gyro configuration. (more...)
SpaceX launch and landing in California SpaceX launch and landing in California
- October 08, 2018

Once again, the light is from a SpaceX launch. "We're all very excited". A bright light could be seen over the southern sky in northern Nevada on Sunday night, and it came courtesy of SpaceX. But tonight's event marked SpaceX's first-ever land touchdown on the West Coast. The satellite is one of a planned six-satellite array. Both the launch and landing took place at Vandenberg Air Force Base. (more...)
Voyager 2 On The Verge Of Entering Interstellar Space Says NASA Voyager 2 On The Verge Of Entering Interstellar Space Says NASA
- October 08, 2018

NASA discovered in late August a small uptick in the number of cosmic rays that the spacecraft was hit by. Graphic showing the heliosphere and where the Voyager spacecrafts are located. "We're going to learn a lot in the coming months, but we still don't know when we'll reach the heliopause". Launched by NASA from Cape Canaveral, Florida, the Voyagers were originally created to conduct closeup studies of Jupiter and Saturn, Saturn's rings, and the larger moons of the two planets. (more...)
MI man learns meteorite he's been using as doorstop is worth $100,000 MI man learns meteorite he's been using as doorstop is worth $100,000
- October 08, 2018

Mona Sirbescu, a CMU geology professor, gets asked all the time by people to examine the rocks they bring her - but none ever turn out to be an official space rock. A new buyer soon moved to Grand rapids, he would sometimes let the kids take it for essays in school, this man had no idea what "guest from space" can cost a small fortune. (more...)
Sonic-boom UFO show! SpaceX launches satellite, lands rocket booster in California Sonic-boom UFO show! SpaceX launches satellite, lands rocket booster in California
- October 08, 2018

EDT (7:21 p.m. local time; 0221 GMT on October 8), successfully delivering Argentina's SAOCOM-1A Earth-observation satellite to orbit. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket's first stage has landed back at its California launch site after carrying an Argentinian satellite into space. (more...)

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