Christmas dinner is on its way to the International Space Station
08 December, 2018, 01:37 | Author: Darnell Taylor
SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket into to orbit on Wednesday, carrying supplies to the ISS. As USA Today notes, the rocket's booster was the first Falcon 9 to launch three missions, an important part of the company's plan to reduce costs by reusing rockets.
SpaceX founder Elon Musk has made reusability a major goal.
'Appears to be undamaged & is transmitting data.
The Space Coast launch Wednesday will be SpaceX's 16th under the company's commercial resupply contract for NASA. The rocket landing was not required for SpaceX's main mission: delivering 5,600 lbs. It's scheduled to arrive Saturday morning. Dragon's flight to low-Earth orbit was supposed to happen Tuesday, but the mission was pushed back a day to replace some food being sent to the space station for experimental mice living there. By the end of the mission, they will have reproduced enough to grow their population to between 2 million and 3 million, the study's principal investigator, Timothy Etheridge of the University of Exeter, told Space.com. According to NASA, the Rocket experiment will test the reliability in space of a dental glue activated by ultraviolet light, while the Groot experiment will explore an alternative method for watering plants in a zero-gravity environment. According to NASA officials, there are two Russian Soyuz spacecraft, which bring crewmembers to the station; two Russian Progress spacecraft; and Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft.
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CNN offices evacuated after bomb threat
A preliminary search by security found nothing, and the NYPD was conducting a search as a precaution, the police official said. The tweet does not mention CNN by name, but "fake news" is his go-to description of every mainstream outlet, CNN included.
The timing of the holiday doesn't work out well for three of the crew members now aboard the space station.
Dragon will be filled with more than 5,600 pounds of supplies and payloads, including critical materials to directly support more than 250 science and research investigations that will occur onboard the orbiting laboratory. Earlier this week, the company launched 64 satellites (and a art project known as the Orbital Reflector) in what was the largest rideshare mission in history. The newest residents will remain on board for six months, while the others will return to Earth on December 20. The Dragon is scheduled to return to Earth in mid-January.
The 21-year-old England global was taken off after 23 minutes following a challenge with Clarets captain Ben Mee . Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp complained about Burnley's tackling during the 3-1 Premier League win at Anfield.
Arsenal began the season with two defeats but have been in excellent form under new manager Unai Emery since. An Arsenal spokesperson told the BBC players would be " spoken to and reminded of their responsibilities ".
I need another one of those miracles that I got back in 2013" ― a reference to her overcoming substance abuse that year. Strauss said that treatment of her cancer could prolong her life for a few months. 4 she said, "I don't want to die.
House Republicans are questioning Comey on decisions made by the Justice Department during the 2016 presidential election. He called those reports "Fake News", claiming the counter-report already has 87 pages "done".
The surgical team had to connect the donor's uterus with the veins, arteries, ligaments, and vaginal canal of the recipient. And it's possible that patients won't need as many immunosuppressants as they now receive to stave off organ rejection.
The revelations and ensuing national news coverage have put pressure on Republicans and attracted attention from top Democrats. Two members of Dowless's own staff have said they collected absentee ballots at his behest, not knowing it was illegal.
Her appearance at the British Columbia Supreme Court in Vancouver is a prelude to an extradition process that could take months. That was about six years after the company was founded to sell phone switches.
Imran Khan on Friday has directed Foreign Ministry to prepare reply to United States President Donald Trump's letter. Dr Faisal said there were no preconditions for this cooperation for peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan.
Greenland ice sheet melting at alarming rate of speed
Instead of escaping the ice sheet, the short-lived meltwater forms icy bands that stack up layers of densely packed ice over time. The study provides new evidence of the impacts of climate change on Arctic melting and global sea level rise .