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Space junk reenters atmosphere

Space junk reenters atmosphere

Debris referred to as space junk, possibly from a mission to the moon during the 1960s, reentered the earth’s atmosphere on Friday off the coast of Sri Lanka. The debris…

Cassini spaceprobe healthy after historic flyby

Cassini spaceprobe healthy after historic flyby

NASA'S Cassini space probe completed a close flyby of Saturn’s sixth largest moon, Enceladus on Tuesday, studying huge plumes of water emanating from jets at the moon’s south pole. The…

NASA to directly sample alien ocean

NASA to directly sample alien ocean

NASA released the details of a mission to detect possible signs of life on a moon orbiting Saturn. The mission is scheduled to take place within days by its Cassini…

Comet lander bounced: gorgeous position

Comet lander bounced: gorgeous position

At a news conference today, ESA scientists and engineers confirmed that the Phile lander, released by the Rosetta satellite on a decade-long mission to study a comet, bounced when it…

Space probe lands on comet

Space probe lands on comet

After a 10-year journey the European Space Agency’s unmanned Rosetta probe successfully released a lander toward the surface of a comet today in a historic rendezvous with the fast-moving lump…

Chicago air traffic control facility fire grounds 850 flights

Chicago air traffic control facility fire grounds 850 flights

A fire on Friday in the basement of an air traffic control facility that services Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway airports stopped all flights in and out of both airports, resulting…

Internet bug Heartbleed tiny compared to newest: Shellshock

Internet bug Heartbleed tiny compared to newest: Shellshock

A defect in web servers and other devices makes them vulnerable to new types of attacks, resulting in possible exposure of personal information from websites. The defect affects about one…

Coalition carries out 200 air strikes on ISIS targets in Syria

Coalition carries out 200 air strikes on ISIS targets in Syria

The U.S. Pentagon said the U.S. military and five arabic allies that include Saudi Arabia, Bahrain launched about 200 air strikes on 14 ISIS targets within Syria. In a statement,…

US stocks advance ahead of US fed on rates

US equities advanced on the main indices ahead of the results of Wednesday’s Federal Reserve meeting on interest rate policy – in anticipation the fed will continue to follow its previously…

Thailand Yingluck Shinawatra indicted for dereliction of duty

Thailand’s National Anti-corruption Committee has voted to indicted Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Sinawtra for dereliction of duty about the government’s controversial rice subsidy and has requested that the country’s senate…

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