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Massive fire destroys GE’s Louisville facility

2015/04/04

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A huge fire destroyed a section of General Electric s facility in Kentucky on Friday forcing it to temporarily suspend home-appliance production The fire broke out in Building at...

Huge asteroid to skim past Earth

2015/03/26

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A huge asteroid called -YB is set to skim past Earth on Friday Asteroid -YB is believed to be meters wide the same as the height of the Kingdom...

Human composting promises a zero-carbon afterlife

2015/03/20

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw People may soon be able to choose composting as an environmentally friendly alternative for disposing of their bodies after death if a Seattle-based nonprofit can turn their concept into...

Study shows Mars once had more water than Arctic

2015/03/11

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw New research by NASA indicates a primitive ocean on Mars once held more water than the Earth s Arctic Ocean Some billion years ago Mars was a far wetter...

American Airlines Mechanic Killed in Accident

2015/03/03

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw American Airlines mechanic Dave Ostang was fatally injured when he fell from a jet bridge Tuesday morning The accident occurred around a m at Terminal D of Dallas Fort Worth International...

Two arrested in White House security breaches

2015/03/02

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The Secret Service said on Monday that they are investigating two White House security breaches that occurred within hours One suspect was arrested Sunday night after they climbed over the bike...

SpaceX launches world’s first all-electric satellites on Falcon 9 rocket

2015/03/02

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A SpaceX Falcon rocket has successfully launched the world s first all-electric satellites which are lighter than conventional chemical-propulsion satellites and therefore cost less to launch The Falcon rocket...

Nasa spacecraft will enter Ceres’ orbit later this week

2015/03/02

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw NASA s Dawn spacecraft will reach dwarf planet Ceres on Friday marking the end of its eight-year journey The spacecraft s mission is to study both Vesta one of...

Saharan dust fertilizes Amazon’s plants, NASA study reveals

2015/02/27

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The Sahara desert the world s largest desert fertilizes the Amazon rainforest also the world s largest according to atmospheric scientist Hongbin Yu the lead author of a study by NASA...

Scientists find giant black hole weighing as much as 12 billion suns

2015/02/26

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The discovery of a giant black hole which is growing faster than usual challenges our current theories of black hole expansion Led by Xue-Bing Wu of China's Peking University a team...

Somali terror group targets Mall of American in new video

2015/02/23

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A video purportedly from Somali terrorist group al-Shabab has called for attacks on shopping malls in the UK Canada and the United States Al-Shabab is responsible for the September...

NASA proposes submarine mission to Saturn’s moon Titan

2015/02/13

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw NASA is planning to send a submarine to Saturn s largest moon by to study Titan s hydrocarbon oceans Titan is the only celestial body in the solar system other than...

ESA set to test reusable spaceship on Wednesday

2015/02/09

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The European Space Agency s Vega rocket which contains the agency s Intermediate Experimental Vehicle or IXV is poised for liftoff this Wednesday The aircraft will launch from Kourou...

Zero-gravity cup designed for astronauts to drink coffee in space

2015/02/04

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw US researchers have developed a D-printed zero-gravity espresso cup that will be sent to the International Space Station in February The Zero-Gravity Espresso Cup developed by the Maseeh College...

NASA launches SMAP satellite to study moisture levels in soil

2015/02/03

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw NASA successfully launched a satellite on a Delta II rocket from Vandenberg Air Force base on Saturday to observe moisture levels in the earth s soil NASA s Soil...

Swedish office complex workers receive microchip implants

2015/02/02

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Workers at the at the the high-tech Swedish firm are now using implanted radio-frequency identification microchips RFID chip in lieu of a personal identity card The technology gives eligible...

Mexico stops development of Chinese mall over damage to the environment

2015/01/29

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Mexico has halted plans for the construction of a -million Chinese megamall south of Cancun Mexico s environmental protection agency said the Dragon Mart megamall which has been underway...

U.S. moves warships into Red Sea for possible Yemen evacuation

2015/01/26

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The United States has moved two naval warships from the Gulf of Aden into the Red Sea ahead of a possible evacuation of its diplomatic personnel from Yemen s...

Dawn spacecraft set to unlock secrets of dwarf planet Ceres

2015/01/26

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw NASA s Dawn spacecraft is currently on its way to the asteroid belt where it will rendezvous Ceres its largest celestial body Ceres also classified as a dwarf planet...

SpaceX to test drone ship for landing reusable space rockets

2015/01/06

Private spaceflight company SpaceX has been testing reusable rockets to lower the cost of space missions and over the next two months the company will attempt the landing of Falcon rockets on a drone spaceport The landings are schedule for...

NASA Dawn spacecraft captures first picture of dwarf planet Ceres

2014/12/15

NASA s Dawn spacecraft is currently on its way to the asteroid belt where it will eventually meet with Ceres its largest celestial body The dwarf planet has an average diameter of about km miles Dawn captured the first image...

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft to begin Pluto mission

2014/12/12

Nine years and billion miles after it was launched into space NASA s New Horizons spacecraft has awoken from hibernation and is preparing to travel to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt The New Horizons spacecraft which weighs about half a...

Japan launches Hayabusa 2 spacecraft to collect samples from asteroid

2014/12/03

Hayabusa a spacecraft designed to bring back samples from an asteroid to earth was launched today from the Yoshinobu Launch Complex at JAXA S Tanegashima Space Centre Hayabusa means Falcon in English according to RT News...

Mega-Earth 17 times the weight of Earth discovered

2014/06/06

The Kepler space telescope has discovered an Earth-like planet that is so large astronomers are calling it a mega-Earth Kepler- c found in the constellation Draco is situated light-years from Earth...

NASA unveils the latest design of Z-2 space suit

2014/05/28

NASA has finalized the design of the latest space suit Z- a second-generation prototype of a series which it hopes will one day be worn by astronauts on Mars...

Europe launches Sentinel-1A satellite to monitor climate change

2014/04/07

The first in EU s series of earth-monitoring satellites launched aboard a Soyuz rocket from French Guiana on Thursday evening the European Space Agency said Sentinel- A is launched to a height of km above earth where it orbit around...

$75,000 balloon ride to lift passengers 30 km into space

2013/10/23

For space tourism company World View will be launching passengers km into space by air balloon for a two-hour view of the earth s curve Although the balloon will attain more than twice the altitude reached by conventional airplanes passengers...

US astronomer discovers new Neptune moon

2013/07/16

A US astronomer has discovered a previously unobserved moon orbiting Neptune using images from the Hubble Space Telescope...

British 'penetrator' space probe passes crucial ice test

2013/07/16

British researchers have tested a projectile technology designed to search for extraterrestrial life around the Solar System according to a report by the BBC The -kilogram steel projectile as part of Thursday's test was fired at a -tonne cube of...

Astronomers discovers blue planet where it rains glass

2013/07/12

A research team in the UK have determined the true colour of a planet orbiting another star for the first time using NASA s Hubble Space Telescope...

Space Expedition Corporation launches space flights in Asia

2013/07/09

Dutch firm Space Expedition Corporation has opened an office in Hong Kong to offer commercial space travel targeting the Asian market by the end of...

Lunar rocks expose moisture on the moon similar to earth's

2013/06/06

An analysis of lunar rocks brought to the earth by US astronauts shows that there are traces of water on the moon Samples brought back from the moon back in the s reveal ancient droplets of volcanic glass that contain...

Fusion rocket engines speed trip to Mars

2013/04/15

Fusion rocket engines could take a manned crew to Mars in to days NASA-funded scientists at the University of Washington say The scientists are building a fusion-driven rocket system that pulses at a rate of one blast per minute causing...
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