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Space blanket floats away during historic spacewalk

Space blanket floats away during historic spacewalk

Furthermore, astronaut Peggy Whitson is the first woman commander of the International Space Station and has been in space for 377 days between two missions, according to Gizmodo . PMA-3 will...

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Waymo-Uber judge says may grant injunction if key witness takes 5th

Waymo-Uber judge says may grant injunction if key witness takes 5th

He did so to avoid turning over documents in the Waymo v. Uber trade-secret litigation. A judge said he's inclined to slap an order on Uber Technologies Inc. TechCrunch has reviewed court transcri...

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Debris shield floats away during spacewalk

EDT/1400 GMT. Two astronauts conducting maintenance outside the International Space Station (ISS ) during a spacewalk Thursday bumbled and lost an important piece of shielding for protecting the ...

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Samsung promises its Galaxy S8 Bixby assistant will be 'fundamentally different'

Google has its Google Assistant, Apple has its Siri, Windows has Cortana , and Amazon has Alexa. However, when an app becomes Bixby-enabled, Bixby will be able to support nearly every task the app...

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Success for SpaceX's first 'flight-proven' launch

SpaceX achieved a space industry first in December 2015 when its Falcon 9 rocket booster successfully landed upright on solid ground at Cape Canaveral, Florida, after launching 11 small satellites ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 resurrection?

A subsequent probe found manufacturing problems in batteries supplied by two different companies - Samsung SDI Co Ltd and Amperex Technology Ltd. The process of recycling the Note 7 will include salva...

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Intel Official Who 'Unmasked' Trump Associates is 'Very High Up'

At Friday's White House press briefing, CNN's Jim Acosta observed, though, that Nunes' claims concern what happened after the election, whereas Trump alleged malfeasance before the election. On March ...

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SpaceX makes history by successfully reusing a rocket in latest launch

Following a successful main engine cutoff and first stage separation, Falcon 9's 14-story reusable core returned to Earth and landed on the "Of Course I Still Love You" droneship that was stationed in...

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China downplays tensions with U.S. as Xi prepares to meet Trump

Zheng also played down Trump's concerns over US' massive trade deficit with China. China was keen to meet Trump in the more relaxed setting of Trump's holiday resort in Florida rather than the Whi...

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Senate Intel Committee Rejects Flynn's Call for Immunity

Meanwhile, NBC News reporter Ken Dilanian wrote that the Senate Intelligence Committee had turned down Flynn's request for immunity . The Republican chair of the House Oversight Committee said ...

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson Just Shattered A Spacewalking Record

Not only is she the oldest woman ever to fly in space , but she'll also have logged the most days in space of any USA astronaut by the time she returns to Earth in April. She accumulated enough spa...

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China denies currency manipulation allegations ahead of Xi-Trump meeting

Trump added, "American companies must be prepared to look at other alternatives". Trump is to host Xi at his resort in Florida, what some are dubbing his weekend "White House". Trump had to change h...

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Samsung unveils Bixby in Galaxy S8 as answer to Siri and Alexa

According to Samsung Head of R&D for Software and Services Injong Rhee, Bixby will debut on the company's Galaxy S8 smartphone set for launch next week. Bixby will also be context aware, allowing...

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Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Controller Issue Source Named and Fixed

Splatoon 2 is coming in the summer. The importance of titles that will take advantage of the Joy-Con are vital to Nintendo's success and will help it stand apart as a console. The sales success fo...

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SpaceX makes history flying recycled rocket

It was the first time SpaceX founder Elon Musk had tried to fly a booster that had flown before on an orbital mission. While the prospect of being able to relaunch rockets will be tantalizing ...

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Peggy Whitson breaks spacewalking record for a female astronaut

On Thursday two NASA astronauts: commander of the Expedition 50 Shane Kimbrough and Peggy Whitson left Quest airlock to perform 199 EVA in the history of International Space Station. Yesterday...

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April Fool's Day comet to pass closest to Earth in a century

April Fool's Day comet to pass closest to Earth in a century

It's perfectly safe, of course, whizzing past at 13.2 million miles away - a little over a tenth of the distance between Earth and the Sun . Those heading for a weekend getaway to other hills close t...

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Destruction of Cyclone Debbie Becomes Clear as Day Breaks in Australia

Destruction of Cyclone Debbie Becomes Clear as Day Breaks in Australia

Waves crashed against the shoreline south of Mackay as category four Cyclone Debbie travelled west towards the north Queensland coastline, creating havoc on Tuesday, March 28. Authorities have pleaded...

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Comcast, Verizon, AT&T Will Not Sell Internet Browsing Histories

Republicans in Congress this month voted to eliminate those rules under a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution before they went into effect, and President Trump is expected to sign the bill. As A...

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Cyclone Debbie Leaves `War Zone' After Smashing Australian State

Cyclone Debbie Leaves `War Zone' After Smashing Australian State

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's hurricane centre, a storm with this intensity has extremely risky winds which will cause extensive damage. "We are going to get lots ...

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Trump expects 'very difficult' meeting with Chinese President next week

A host of contentious issues in bilateral relations, including Trump's claims about China's unfair trade practices, currency manipulation, curbing North Korea's nuclear ambitions and American concer...

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Energy Department's Climate Office Banned From Using Phrase "Climate Change"

A supervisor at the DOE global climate office asked staff not to use the phrases in memos and briefings within hours of President Trump's Tuesday executive order that reversed many of former Preside...

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Take a sneak peak at NASA's James Webb Space Telescope

Take a sneak peak at NASA's James Webb Space Telescope

This leads scientists to believe that powerful gravitational waves pushed the monster black hole out of position from the center of the galaxy. He added: "When two massive objects collide, they flin...

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Spacewalking astronauts lose piece of shielding, floats away

Whitson, who is 57 years old, became the oldest woman to fly in space when she launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, and in January, she set yet another record as the oldest woman to ...

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Venezuela leader says open to talk with opposition on crisis

Venezuela leader says open to talk with opposition on crisis

Dressed in black and waving a small blue book containing the Venezuelan constitution, Maduro told about a dozen officials at the meeting that Venezuela was experiencing a "political lynching" but that...

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South Carolina star Thornwell battling bug

There was an overwhelming victor. Why cheer on North Carolina: The Tar Heels are one of two top seeds remaining and the only team that participated in last year's Final Four , losing to Villanova o...

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SpaceX's historic re-launch of orbit-class booster

After reaching space, the rocket's first stage seperated, turned around and flew back to earth. Rather than discarding it during the ascent, SpaceX landed it on a barge in the Atlantic Ocean and ref...

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson Just Took a Giant Leap for Womankind

It's not clear how the 8-kg (18-pound) shield broke free and made a run for it, but the astronauts were able to rectify the situation by fitting a temporary cover over the gap in the docking port - a ...

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Peggy Whitson breaks Sunita's spacewalk record

Whitson and her spacewalking partner, Shane Kimbrough , need to complete prep work on a docking port. Two veteran United States astronauts were in the middle of a spacewalk when a 1.5m (5ft) de...

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Peggy Whitson EVA accumulated time record

On April 6 , Whitson will extend her record when she heads outside of the Space Station for her ninth spacewalk . NASA says there is no chance the International Space Station will be struck by a ...

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SpaceX has successfully landed a recycled rocket

SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell told Bloomberg that it took the company almost four months to recover and refurbish the Falcon 9 used in Thursday's launch, adding that they ultimately hope to redu...

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UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Cuts Stake in Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)

A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of AMAT . Rhumbline Advisers increased its stake in Applied Materials by 4.7% in the third quarter. Equities analysts expect that ...

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Israel approves first West Bank settlement in 25 years

Trump told Netanyahu to "hold back on settlements for a little bit", during the Israeli prime minister's White House visit in February. Israel will curb construction as a gesture to President Dona...

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Badger filmed burying a whole cow by itself in Utah mountains

Badger filmed burying a whole cow by itself in Utah mountains

Afterwards, it spent two weeks in its underground burrow without leaving, and kept returning to the burrow for several more weeks. Little was previously known about badger behavior, Frehner says. "T...

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SpaceX successfully reuses Falcon 9 first stage

It is now planning to take its launch process to the next level by re-using one of those rockets for the first time. The landing marked the ninth successful touchdown of a first stage rocket for Sp...

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