United States of America's Northrop Grumman's Cygnus Spacecraft, named after Astronaut Kalpana Chawla was launched from National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Wallops Flight Facility. The spacecraft is carrying cargo and supplies to international space stations. Acting director of International Space Station at NASA headquarters on launch of Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft, Robyn Gatens said, "We've got 6,000 pounds of cargo going up. We've several things enabling future exploration missions beyond the space station, so our missions to the moon and to mars. It will dock on Sunday and then it will be up on station for a while. The crew will unload all experiments and then the sickness will remain attached."
Euronews space correspondent and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Luca Parmitano has sent the latest instalment of Space Chronicles, a series in which he documents his experiences on the International Space Station (ISS) over a six-month period.
An animal lover whose pet dog, cat and guinea pig are as thick as thievesclaims the unusual interspecies throuple prove that four-legged foes reallycan become the best of friends. Nanny Marina Decelle, 23, and her coastguardfiancé Zach Bowen , 23, were already surprised and delighted when hisChesapeake retriever, Bentley, eight, and her shorthaired guinea pig, Dexter,two, became pals. But they feared three would be a crowd when her parents'cat, Molly, two, needed new digs in June this year and the couple agreed totake her in at their home in Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA. Particularlyconcerned as Molly had shown a predatory interest in Dexter when he had oncelodged with her parents, Marina recalled one nerve-wracking occasion, saying:"One day, Zach and I walked into the kitchen to find Dexter's cage had beenpulled onto the floor from the top of the fridge.
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[NFA] Scuffles and violence broke out between Trump supporters and counter-protesters on Saturday (November 15) night, hours after tens of thousands of Trump supporters ventured into Washington to echo his claims of election fraud. Freddie Joyner has more.
Philadelphia police said on Friday they were investigating an alleged plot to attack the city's Pennsylvania Convention Center, where votes from the hotly contested U.S. presidential election were being counted. Emma Jehle reports.
Delhi's Environment Minister Gopal Rai on November 24 said that stubble burning in Haryana and Punjab over last 15 days played a major role in poisoning Delhi's air. "Stubble burning in Haryana and Punjab over last 15 days played a major role in poisoning Delhi's air and NASA images has confirmed this. Pusa Institute's experiment of spraying bio-decomposer on stubble has been very successful," said Environment Minister Rai.
NASA astronaut and pilot Victor Glover, who is the first Black astronaut to embark on a long-term stay at the International Space Station, said the experience of being in orbit and seeing Earth was "surreal."
NASA astronaut and physicist Shannon Walker, who arrived at the International Space Station while aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule dubbed Resilience this week, gave a tip to future space tourists on Thursday during a press conference.