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Astronauts celebrate Fourth of July from space station

Home News Spaceflight American astronauts on the International Space Station are celebrating Independence Day from space.In a video released July 2, two days ahead of the Fourth of July — the Independence Day holiday in the United States — NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy, Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley commemorated the holiday from space. Cassidy, commander…

Astronauts are taking a spacewalk outside their space station today. Watch it live!

Home News Spaceflight NASA astronaut Bob Behnken is pictured during a spacewalk to swap batteries and upgrade power systems on the International Space Station's Starboard-6 truss structure, on June 26, 2020. Behnken was joined during the six-hour and seven-minute excursion by NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy (out of frame). (Image: © NASA) Two NASA astronauts are…

Astronauts perform spacewalk to swap station batteries

Marcia Dunn, Ap Aerospace Writer Updated 10:39 am CDT, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 In this image taken from NASA video, commander Chris Cassidy, right, and NASA astronaut Bob Behnken perform their second spacewalk in under a week Wednesday, July 1, 2020, to replace old batteries outside the International Space Station. (NASA via AP) less In this…

How will astronauts poop on the moon? New NASA challenge calls for innovative ideas.

Home News NASA's new contest challenges innovators to come up with a brand new space toilet design. (Image credit: NASA/HeroX)It's no secret that humans poop — even in space. But the actual, physical act of going to the bathroom while floating in space can be tricky, to say the least. In a new contest, NASA is…

Spacewalking astronauts tackle battery upgrade at spaceport station

Home News Spaceflight Two NASA astronauts began an epic battery swap in a spacewalk outside the International Space Station Friday (June 26), the first of four excursions to upgrade the outpost.NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Bob Behnken, both veteran spacewalkers conducting their seventh extravehicular activity (EVA), swapped out three aging nickel-hydrogen batteries for two more…

Astronauts get ready for Friday spacewalk amidst planning for Crew Dragon return

Space station commander Chris Cassidy and Robert Behnken plan to float outside Friday for the first of up to four spacewalks needed to complete the replacement of aging batteries in the lab's solar power system. NASA managers hope to get the work done in time for Behnken and crewmate Douglas Hurley to return to Earth…

NASA astronauts get ready for 2 spacewalks

(CNN)Early Friday, NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Robert Behnken will conduct a nearly seven-hour spacewalk outside of the International Space Station to replace lithium ion batteries for one of the station's power channels.They will conduct a second similar spacewalk on July 1.The walks will begin at 7:35 a.m. ET. Beginning at 6 a.m. ET, NASA…

Astronauts: Falcon 9 rocket was ‘totally various’ flight than the area shuttle bus

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA - MAY 30: In this NASA handout image, A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft is seen prior to launch on NASAs SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley onboard, Saturday, May 30, 2020, at Launch Complex 39A at…

Astronauts: Falcon 9 rocket was ‘totally various’ ride than the area shuttle bus

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was a “pure flying machine” compared to the space shuttle, according to the astronauts who rode it into space. Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken piloted the first manned flight of the Falcon 9 on May 30. Each astronaut had previously been on on two space shuttle missions, and they spoke of their…

NASA Astronauts Calling the Opening Bell for Nasdaq

Published on Jun 2, 2020A historic bell ringing, 250 miles above Earth.Today we recognized the achievements of our #LaunchAmerica mission with NASA Astronauts Chris Cassidy, Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley who rung the captain’s bell onboard the International Space Station to open the day's trading on June 2. Behnken and Hurley arrived at the station…

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Diamondbacks’ Junior Guerra, Silvino Bracho Tested Favorable for COVID-19

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Patriots’ Cam Newton Says He’s ‘Getting Tired of All This Humble S–t’ in Video

Mike McCarn/Associated PressAs he approaches his first season with the New England Patriots, Cam Newton has a message to send.In an Instagram video, Newton said he's "really a killer" and "getting tired of all this humble s--t." He added that "they start taking advantage of you" when you're humble.Tackler Media @tacklermediaCam Newton says he’s “getting…

NASCAR at Indianapolis 2020: Kevin Harvick Wins Race for 2nd Consecutive Year

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Florida requires to proceed with enforcement of COVID-19 rules

Opinion It is clear that many people and many businesses are sympathetic to protecting public health, and also understand the risks they face trying to conduct business as usual during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are too many people not practicing social distancing, and not wearing face coverings in the community. The lack of compliance…

Authorities concern warnings about toxins in shellfish

Authorities in Ireland and New Zealand have issued warnings about consumption of collected shellfish in the past week. The Marine Institute in Ireland detected amounts of naturally occurring compounds in shellfish that can cause illness in consumers. Increased levels have been found in recent weeks during a routine nationwide shellfish monitoring program along the South…

Law modification helped reduce break outs connected to catering services

Implementation of food safety management systems helped reduce outbreaks in food catering in Singapore, according to a study. However, reported food hygiene violations did not change after they were applied. HACCP-based food safety management systems (FSMS) were mandated in Singapore in June 2014 for all licensed catering services. Researchers investigated the effects of FSMS implementation…