Two U.S. astronauts were set to replace a bad antenna outside of the space station. But late Monday night, Mission Control learned that a piece of orbiting debris might come dangerously close. There wasn’t enough time to assess the threat so station managers delayed the spacewalk for at least a few days.
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HOW NEW ROBIN HOOD CEO BUERY PLANS TO FIGHT NYC POVERTY
Richard R. Buery Jr., is starting his first full year as CEO of Robin Hood. But he’s no stranger to New York City’s largest poverty-fighting organization.
Rumored to be last piece of the Silicon migration
2ND ELECTION FOR AMAZON WORKERS IN ALABAMA WILL BE BY MAIL
A federal labor board said that Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, will vote by mail next month in a re-run election to decide whether or not to unionize.
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM WARNS CYBER RISKS ADD TO CLIMATE THREAT
Cyberthreats and the growing space race are emerging risks to the global economy, adding to existing challenges posed by climate change and the coronavirus pandemic, the World Economic Forum said in a report this week.
SURVEY: PARENTS INCREASED QUALITY TIME AT PANDEMIC'S START
During the first several months of the pandemic in the U.S., Dina Levy made her young daughter and son go on walks with her three times a day.
SHOPPING FOR A CAR THIS YEAR WILL NOT BE THE SAME
2021 was an unusual year for the automotive industry. While customer demand for new cars rebounded from the economic uncertainty of 2020, automakers found themselves unable to meet that demand because of semiconductor chip shortages and supply chain problems. So what should car shoppers expect for 2022? Much of the same, unfortunately.
BOEING AIRLINER SALES JUMP BUT DELIVERIES LAG RIVAL AIRBUS
Boeing finished 2021 far behind European rival Airbus in deliveries of new aircraft, but sales bounced back after two dismal years caused by the 737 Max crashes and the pandemic.
NICKEL MINE DEVELOPER HAS MAJOR COMMITMENT FROM TESLA
The company that plans to develop a nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota has made a major supply deal with Tesla, the electric vehicle maker.
HOME COVID TESTS TO BE COVERED BY INSURERS STARTING SATURDAY
Starting Saturday, private health insurers will be required to cover up to eight home COVID-19 tests per month for people on their plans. The Biden administration announced the change Monday as it looks to lower costs and make testing for the virus more convenient amid rising frustrations.
APPLE MUSIC VS. TIDAL
Streaming services such as Apple Music and Tidal, both of which have been present since 2015, are well-known for the exclusive content they offer.
SPACE TELESCOPE'S EYE' OPENS, LAST MAJOR HURDLE ‘GOLDEN
NASA’s new space telescope opened its huge, gold-plated, flower-shaped mirror Saturday (08), the final step in the observatory’s dramatic unfurling.
2021 NOTEBOOK: BILLIONAIRES AND THE SPACE RACE
Captain Kirk — aka William Shatner — finally made it into space, part of the new wave of civilian travelers sponsored by names like Bezos, Musk and Branson who are slipping the surly bonds of Earth 10 years after NASA’s shuttle program ended. But there are big differences.
NASA CRAFT ‘TOUCHES' SUN FOR 1ST TIME, DIVES INTO ATMOSPHERE
A NASA spacecraft has officially “touched” the sun, plunging through the unexplored solar atmosphere known as the corona.
NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps is training to fly into the unknown. She shares how she prepares mentally and physically while still managing to stay grounded.
NASA SEEKS IDEAS FOR A NUCLEAR REACTOR ON THE MOON
If anyone has a good idea on how to put a nuclear fission power plant on the moon, the U.S. government wants to hear about it.
NASA LAUNCHES SPACECRAFT TO TEST ASTEROID DEFENSE CONCEPT
NASA launched a spacecraft Tuesday night on a mission to smash into an asteroid and test whether it would be possible to knock a speeding space rock off course if one were to threaten Earth.
LAUNCH OF NEW NASA SPACE TELESCOPE DELAYED AFTER INCIDENT
The European Space Agency says the launch of a new NASA telescope to replace the famed Hubble observatory is being postponed to allow experts to check the device for possible damage following an incident at its spaceport in French Guiana.
SEARCH FOR LIFE ON OTHER WORLDS TOPS ASTRONOMY TO-DO LIST
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SPACEX CREW LAUNCH MARKS 600 SPACE TRAVELERS IN 60 YEARS
A SpaceX rocket carried four astronauts into orbit Wednesday night, including the 600th person to reach space in 60 years.
EARTH-MONITORING LANDSAT 9 LAUNCHES IN CALIFORNIA SATELLITE
The latest in a series of U.S. satellites that has recorded human and natural impacts on Earth’s surface for decades was launched into orbit from California on Monday to ensure continued observations in the era of climate change.