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SpaceX launch ‘might have triggered lightning’ if it went forward final night time – Daily Mail

NASA has said the SpaceX launch that was scheduled for last night in Florida could have triggered a dangerous lightning strike had it gone ahead. Looming rain and thunderstorms meant that the first launch of astronauts from US soil in nine years had to be aborted less than 17 minutes before lift-off. NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and…

What time is the SpaceX launch on Saturday, and might I see it reside? – The Telegraph

Nasa and SpaceX are on course to make history on Saturday by launching two astronauts inside the Crew Dragon capsule from US soil for the first time since 2011. Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley will travel to the International Space Station (ISS) at 8.22pm UK time on May 30, in a spacecraft built by billionaire entrepreneur Elon…

A Possible Meteor Was Just Seen Exploding in The Sky in Turkey – ScienceAlert

MICHELLE STARR 28 MAY 2020 On the evening of Wednesday 27 May, residents of northern Turkey were treated to a spectacular light show. Videos on social media show what appears to be a meteor streaking across the sky, before exploding in the air with a thunderous boom. Turkish news website Daily Sabah reports that a…

Nasa and SpaceX reschedule Crew Dragon spacecraft launch resulting from dangerous climate – The Telegraph

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Hogweed can develop as much as 20ft tall and trigger burns and blindness – now they’re marching throughout Britain – Daily Mail

For a plant with such a terrifying reputation, giant hogweed has some very eminent admirers — the Queen seemingly among them.Guests at Buckingham Palace garden parties have reported seeing several towering over the lake there. Now that Boris Johnson — with Her Majesty’s permission — goes for early morning jogs round the Palace gardens, let’s hope…

Cliffs crumble onto seashore sending up big cloud of mud – Metro.co.uk

There have been three major cliff falls at a beach in Devon in the space of 24 hours. Huge clouds of red dust were sent up after rocks crumbled into the water in Sidmouth. Two of the landslides occurred today, one during the morning at around 8.45am and the other around 2pm. Some people stayed…

SpaceX’s first manned rocket launch known as off – Financial Times

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SpaceX mission canceled after twister warning sparked fears over security of Nasa astronauts – The Sun

Published on May 27, 2020History was postponed today after the first ever crewed space launch by a private company - Elon Musk's SpaceX - was canceled due to bad weather.American Nasa astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley were due to fire into orbit aboard a spaceship built by the Tesla founder's California rocket firm.From Brexit…

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launch cancelled eventually minute due to unhealthy climate – Gloucestershire Live

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Donald Trump excursions NASA crew quarters and Orion capsules earlier than historic manned S – The Sun

Streamed live 4 hours agoPresident Donald Trump tours NASA crew quarters and Orion capsules before watching historic manned SpaceX launch.Elon Musk’s SpaceX, in partnership with Nasa, to launch Falcon 9 rocket from Florida carrying two American astronauts. The launch is due at 4:33 p.m. ET (21.33 UK) on Wednesday 27th May 2020.In a historic moment…
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Protesters march by downtown L.A. protesting George Floyd’s dying for a second evening – Los Angeles Times

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SpaceX Starship rocket explodes in dramatic fireball after take a look at – The Independent

A SpaceX rocket has exploded in a dramatic fireball after a test. It is just the latest in a series of spectacular failures of prototypes of the Starship heavylift rocket. The Starship was being used in ground tests at the company's south Texas test facilities, as part of an attempt to rush the large metal…

How Britons can watch Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket capturing overhead at 10.15pm TONIGHT – Daily Mail

Britons will be able to see a rocket hurtle across the sky at 10.15pm tonight as it loops around the Earth two hours after taking off from America.The Falcon 9, the first manned space flight to leave US soil for nine years, is set for blast off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 8.22pm UK time…

Microsoft sacks journalists to switch them with robots – The Guardian

Users of the homepages of the MSN website and Edge browser will now see news stories generated by AI From July, the MSN homepage will no longer feature news stories produced by journalists at PA Media, formerly the Press Association. Photograph: Alamy Dozens of journalists have been sacked after Microsoft decided to replace them with…

Why Is Wizz Air So Cheap? – Simple Flying

byChris LohMay 30, 20203 minute readWizz Air is a European low-cost carrier based out of Budapest, Hungary with operations rapidly expanding across the region and even as far away as Abu Dhabi in the UAE. Founded in 2003, the airline has grown to become one of Europe’s leading low-cost carriers. With two-hour-long flights going for…