• Footage from inside Soyuz rocket shows the moments before emergency landing
Footage from inside Soyuz rocket shows the moments before emergency landing

EDT, something went wrong with the Soyuz rocket bringing crew members to the International Space Station . USA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin were heading to the International Space Station when they had to make an emergency landing due to failure of the booster rockets.

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  • 17 dead after Hurricane Michael batters Florida - and figure likely to rise
17 dead after Hurricane Michael batters Florida - and figure likely to rise

Amir Haghighat, a cardiologist with the Cardiovascular Institute of Northwest Florida who works at Bay Medical. "So many lives have been changed forever". "You're not going to recognize Mexico Beach". No wind, nearly no-one on the street, just the beating hot Sun and the debris: debris everywhere, tossed and scattered - the calling card of a mo...

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  • Soyuz MS-10: Russian spacecraft makes emergency landing on Earth
Soyuz MS-10: Russian spacecraft makes emergency landing on Earth

A tweet from Roscosmos shows the two astronauts resting comfortably, and looking like they're in good spirits, despite what must have been a hard experience. The spacecraft has been the sole means of bringing humans to the space station since the end of the U.S. Space Shuttle program, but commercial providers aiming for manned spaceflight are in...

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  • Florida town almost wiped off the map by Hurricane Michael
Florida town almost wiped off the map by Hurricane Michael

Forecasters warned that Michael could ultimately dump a foot (30 centimeters) of rain in western Cuba, triggering flash floods and mudslides in mountain areas. "We lost all our cars". She's desperate for news about the condition of her home, but she can't reach anyone, she says. This was her dream retirement place she tells me - the last four years...

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  • Before-and-After Footage Shows Mexico Beach After Hurricane Michael
Before-and-After Footage Shows Mexico Beach After Hurricane Michael

Warning hurricane / tropical storm was about 30 million people in 6 States: Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, South and North Carolina. Franklin County Sheriff A.J. The hurricane is forecast to hit the Florida Panhandle at a possible category 4 storm . A reporter and photojournalist from the Tampa Bay Times ventured there in the dark e...

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  • Michael weakens to tropical storm after day of havoc in Florida
Michael weakens to tropical storm after day of havoc in Florida

The initial flight was smooth, but things got steadily more turbulent as the aircraft got closer and closer to the eye of the storm . Judy Brown, meantime, has done what she can to prepare for Hurricane Michael; now it's just a question of riding it out.

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  • 'Life-threatening' storm Florence starts to lash US
'Life-threatening' storm Florence starts to lash US

Homeless after losing her job at Walmart three months ago, 25-year-old Brittany Jones went to a storm shelter at a high school near Raleigh. About 14,000 people are in shelters, officials said . A surge is likely along portions of the SC coast. Hurricanes feed off the heat in the warm surface of the ocean and typically lose power when they hit lan...

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  • 'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Michael rumbles towards Florida coast
'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Michael rumbles towards Florida coast

There are several ways to measure a hurricane's strength. A National Ocean Service water level station at Apalachicola recently reported almost 5.5 feet of inundation above ground level. NWS offices in Jackson and New Orleans/Baton Rouge issued 11 tornado warnings for areas that would not experience an actual tornado but would experience extreme wi...

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  • Governor Ivey issues State of Emergency due to Hurricane Michael
Governor Ivey issues State of Emergency due to Hurricane Michael

October 10 discussion document about the hurricane. Heavy rains and flash-flooding over the weekend caused 13 deaths in Central America after Michael formed off the coast of northern Honduras. President Donald Trump approved a pre-landfall emergency declaration to provide federal money and help in Florida. Hurricane-force winds extend outwa...

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  • Hubble Telescope Stops Collecting Data After Mechanical Fault
Hubble Telescope Stops Collecting Data After Mechanical Fault

While the telescope is not expected to be at risk of being permanently out of order, two of the four gyroscopes used to direct the telescope towards its targets in the sky have failed. IN SPACE - MAY 13: In this handout from NASA, the Hubble Space Telescope is grappled to Space Shuttle Atlantis STS-125 by the shuttle's Canadian-built remote man...

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  • Hurricane Michael strengthens to Category 2 and takes aim at north Florida
Hurricane Michael strengthens to Category 2 and takes aim at north Florida

Gulf this year. Hurricane Michael will make landfall along the Gulf Coast Wednesday as a Category 3 storm, according to the National Hurricane Center . "You need to take care of yourselves". The storm has maximum sustained winds of 120 miles per hour. Tolls have been lifted in Northwest Florida to ease evacuation, and Scott said fuel d...

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  • United Nations report warns of possible climate disaster by 2040
United Nations report warns of possible climate disaster by 2040

Countries in the southern hemisphere will be among the worse off, the report said . The IPCC's previous report, called the Fifth Assessment Synthesis Report (AR5), was completed at the end of 2014 and called for greenhouse gas emissions to be cut to zero by 2100 to limit the risk of irreversible damage from climate change.

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  • Major UN report says climate change is worse than first thought
Major UN report says climate change is worse than first thought

The IPCC's Special Report on 1.5 degrees celsius shows that global carbon dioxide emissions must be halved by 2030 before falling to net zero by mid century at the latest. While warming of 2C above pre-industrial levels has widely been thought of as the threshold beyond which risky climate change will occur, vulnerable countries such as low-lying...

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  • New tropical cyclone could form by next week, forecasters say
New tropical cyclone could form by next week, forecasters say

A hurricane center graphic showed the disturbance gaining storm-level winds of over 39 miles per hour on Monday and maintaining those speeds as it potentially hits the Florida coast east of Pensacola on Wednesday. "Seas will build across the Gulf of Mexico early next week as the storm churns northward, creating dangers for swimmers and boaters well...

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  • Musk is trying to
Musk is trying to "squeeze out" Russia from space market - Roscosmos

Thus, he returns to investigate the incident that occurred on August 30 to concern a deliberate act. An anonymous source said the hole was drilled by a worker who hid their mistake with a seal instead of reporting it. The ISS crew quickly repaired the hole and stopped a small pressure leak. After undocking TPK Soyuz MS-08 with the ISS and to ...

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  • MI man's doorstop rock turns out to be a $100k meteorite
MI man's doorstop rock turns out to be a $100k meteorite

The almost 23-pound hunk of iron and nickel is the sixth largest meteorite found in Michigan , according to the Smithsonian Museum and Central Michigan University. He and his father dug it out the next morning and it was still warm. "A piece of the early solar system literally fell into our hands", Dr Sirbescu said in a video made by the univers...

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  • Astronomers may have discovered the first moon outside Earth's Solar System
Astronomers may have discovered the first moon outside Earth's Solar System

Thousands of planets have been spotted outside of our solar system over the past few decades, but for the first time, scientists may have discovered a moon . Hubble was also able to measure that the planet began its transit earlier than expected, consistent with the "wobble" that occurs when a planet and moon orbit the same center of gravity.

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  • Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin to build rocket servicing center in Florida | GeekWire
Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin to build rocket servicing center in Florida | GeekWire

When astronauts finally walk on the moon again, they could be in for a long stay - as Lockheed Martin has shown off a giant lunar landerbuilt for two-week stints. Blue Origin is at the 69 Annual International Astronautical Congress in Bremen, Germany this week, where it has joined leading space companies and agencies to support the creation of...

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  • Tropical Storm Rosa expected to drench Southwest
Tropical Storm Rosa expected to drench Southwest

National Hurricane Center said. "It's been a pretty decent soaking rain for most of western Colorado", he said. About 10 vehicles including a bus were at a standstill in the water or trying to drive through it. Yuma, Arizona, the USA's driest city with only about 3.6 inches of rainfall a year, could see almost that much in the next couple of d...

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  • Astronomers reach breakthrough in mysterious 'Planet X' theory
Astronomers reach breakthrough in mysterious 'Planet X' theory

For 99% of its orbit, it would be too faint to see. Pluto , meanwhile, is around 34 times as far from the Sun as Earth, so The Goblin really, really gets out there. Astronomers first observed the dwarf planet in 2015, from the Subaru telescope at Hawaii's Mauna Kea Observatories. The recently discovered dwarf planet officially named 2015 ...

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  • First woman in 55 years wins physics Nobel prize
First woman in 55 years wins physics Nobel prize

Both inventions had "revolutionized laser physics", the Royal Swedish Academy said . Dr Strickland and Dr Mourou helped to develop short and intense laser pulses that have broad industrial and medical applications . Shortly before the announcement of the award, a physicist gave an "offensive" lecture at the Cern particle physics laborator...

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  • Jewish Physicist Becomes Oldest Nobel Prize Winner
Jewish Physicist Becomes Oldest Nobel Prize Winner

Gerard Mourou, another victor of the Nobel Physics prize this year, is the founding Director of the Centre for Ultra-fast Optical Science . This is the 50th Nobel awarded to a woman, in total since the prize began in 1901, however two of those prizes were awarded to Marie Curie - for Physics in 1903 and for Chemistry in 1911.

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  • Remnants of hurricane to bring 'long steady drenching' to Arizona
Remnants of hurricane to bring 'long steady drenching' to Arizona

Hurricane Rosa weakened slightly off Mexico's Pacific Coast on Friday and is expected to increase surf and rip currents along the Southern California coast this weekend. "What we're anxious about is all the flooding that we potentially could have", Queen Creek Fire Department Capt. Kris Gale told the station. It's rare for a hurricane or tropical...

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  • Advisory #4 on Tropical Storm Kirk
Advisory #4 on Tropical Storm Kirk

The storm has 50 miles per hour winds and is moving west-northwest at 15 miles per hour, the agency said, adding that several warnings and watches are in effect. The minimum central pressure was down to 1002mb (29.55 inches). Hurricane season runs through November 30. Wind: Tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach the warning a...

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  • Tropical Storm Kirk speeds up as it moves west across the Atlantic
Tropical Storm Kirk speeds up as it moves west across the Atlantic

Tropical Storm Kirk was continuing to move west across the eastern Atlantic but didn't pose any threat to land, forecasters said before a Monday morning advisory from the National Hurricane Center showed Kirk rated just as a tropical depression.

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  • Tropical Storm Rosa to become major Hurricane soon
Tropical Storm Rosa to become major Hurricane soon

Some flash-flooding is likely in low-lying areas, thus, residents are urged to be on the alert and take all necessary precautions. There are no coastal warnings or watches for the storm, which is the 10th hurricane of the eastern Pacific 2018 season.

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  • Japan successfully lands robot rovers on asteroids surface
Japan successfully lands robot rovers on asteroids surface

They will also measure the surface temperature ahead of Hayabusa2's own landing late next month. The cautious announcement came after a similar JAXA probe in 2005 released a rover which failed to reach its target asteroid . The spacecraft is set to release a German-French lander called MASCOT carrying four observation devices in early Octo...

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  • Beluga Whale is spotted in the River Thames leaving Londoners stunned
Beluga Whale is spotted in the River Thames leaving Londoners stunned

Consultant Ecologist & Ornithologist Dave Andrews managed to film the whale, and shared a video on Twitter this morning. It is not the first time a beluga has been spotted in United Kingdom waters in recent years. "We would urge that the whale is given space and disturbance is kept to a minimum". The RSPCA animal welfare group said it was "...

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  • Flooding Sends ‘Unheard’ Amounts of Water Through the Carolinas
Flooding Sends ‘Unheard’ Amounts of Water Through the Carolinas

Before that, Trump's trip to Texas after Harvey battered the Houston area generated blowback for his failure to meet with victims of the storm . He advised people to stay off the flooded roads , even ones with only a few inches of water on them, and to not drive at all if possible, because a road could be swept away "in a matter of minutes".

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  • Donate to the American Red Cross
Donate to the American Red Cross

Anderson's job in Myrtle Beach is over, but she is preparing for her next assignment in another storm zone in the Carolinas. Florence is in full effect in the Carolinas, proving to be deadly and devastating . More than 17,000 have sought refuge in 240 Red Cross and community shelters. There is a critical need to platelet and type O blood donatio...

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