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by | May 08, 2017 | 05:13

Launched on May 20, 2015, Sunday's touchdown brought the OTV-4 mission to its end at one year, 11 months and 17 days, the X-37B's longest flight to date. The space plane conducted on-orbit experiments for 718 days during this mission, extending the total number of days spent in space to 2,085. The X-37B also flew with NASA's Materials Exposure and Technology Innovation in Space ( METIS ) payload that was created to expose nearly 100 material samples to space.

by | May 08, 2017 | 04:19

The reusable, unmanned X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle landed at the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, an airport used by the USA space agency's Space Shuttle for landing until the programme's end in 2011. Gen. Wayne Monteith, commander of the Air Force's 45th Space Wing, which oversees public safety for spacecraft launches and landings at Cape Canaveral.

by | May 06, 2017 | 07:58

The last time the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series visited Talladega Superspeedway, Dale Earnhardt Jr . spent the day sitting not in a race auto but in the radio and TV booths. Harvick has three straight top-five finishes and has finished in the top-10 in eight of his last 12 races overall. Five active drivers have average finishes better than that.

by | April 30, 2017 | 16:46

In order to get the new feature on your Google Maps on your Android OS or iOS , just open the official store on the mentioned operating system and update to the latest version of the application. You'll still need to remember things like what level you parked the vehicle. IOS users can also tap the icon to save their parking location or even better if your phone is connected to your auto then Google Maps will automatically save your location.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:58

Trump called the International Space Station from the Oval Office, congratulated Whitson, and urged NASA to go further, even saying - perhaps jokingly - that he would like to send an American to Mars "during my first term or at worst during my second term".

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:53

FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 file photo, state Sen. "California businesses would also see major savings, as workers would no longer be dependent on their employers for health coverage with the rising costs so endemic to a profit-first system", Healthy California-a pro-single-payer coalition-claimed in last month's press release .

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:43

But the firm's mobile business saw sales and profit slow with its first quarter operating profit at 2.07 trillion won, down from 3.9 trillion won a year ago. Revenue for the three months ended March 31 was 50.55 trillion won, up 1.54 percent year on year. The mobile division's operating loss also marked a significant improvement from the loss of 202.2 billion won posted a year earlier.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:32

The heat of your finger will change the picture on these stamps commemorating the coming eclipse. The stamp begins as a dark orb as seen during a total solar eclipse surrounded by the sun's corona, or aura of plasma which extends millions of miles into space.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:30

It is likely to have a 12-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX362 CMOS sensor and is tipped to sport a 3000mAh battery with fast charging technology. On the optics front, you get a 13MP rear camera with PDAF and Quad LED two-colour warm flash, while for selfies there will be an 8MP sensor on front.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:21

Collins pointed to the dangers of fake news in the United States presidential elections, saying: "The top 20 fake news stories in the last three months of the election were shared more than the top 20 most shared stories that were true". Other false personas pushed stories that expanded on that material. Facebook's report follows its suspending more than 30 ,000 accounts earlier this month ahead of the first round of voting in France's presidential election, and months of scrutiny and ...

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:21

The researchers said the planet, OGLE-2016-BLG-1195Lb, is an "iceball", according to CNN , much like the fictional planet Hoth from "The Empire Strikes Back". "This "iceball" planet is the lowest-mass planet ever found through microlensing", said Yossi Shvartzvald , the author of the study and a NASA postdoctoral fellow based at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, as per a NASA statement.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:52

Infantino has been huge of video referees testing and tested the 2016 FIFA World Club Championship. The VAR system may be called on by the referee to provide assistance on match-changing decisions such as goal or no goal, penalty or no penalty, direct red cards and mistaken identity.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:18

The invitation-only event is being billed as part of his post-presidency goal to " encourage and support the next generation of leaders ". "And what I'm convinced is that - although there are all kinds of issues that I care about and all kinds of issues that I intend to work on - the single most important thing I can do is to help in any way I can prepare the next generation of leadership to take up the baton and to take their own crack at changing the world".

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:14

Even the North Pole hosted its own science march. Cleveland's rally is a satellite march to the national one held in Washington, D.C., in addition to 500 other worldwide marches. "We should remember that rigorous science depends not on ideology, but on a spirit of honest inquiry and robust debate ", Trump said in his statement .

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:08

Experts say the discovery makes Enceladus the only place aside from Earth, where scientists have found direct evidence of a possible energy source for life. Both correspond to the location of an unusually warm region that contains features that appear to be cracks in the moon's icy crust, seen in the late 1990s by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:54

It's part camera, part Alexa, and part fashionista. The Amazon Echo Look will need to be plugged in constantly as it doesn't feature a built-in battery. Once you're done, you'll also want to download the Echo Look app for iOS or Android. But what else are you telling the cloud, as you take that 360-degree video selfie? "Over time, these decisions get smarter through your feedback and input form our team of experienced fashion specialists", Amazon says .

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:31

Gboard also has a Hinglish language option for those of you who often switch back and forth between Hindi and English. And then, click on the one-handed mode button from where you'll be able to adjust the position and the size of the keyboard.

by | April 28, 2017 | 03:58

EDT), with the second and third rounds on Friday (coverage starts at 7 p.m. EDT). The draft will be hosted in the Philadelphia City Hall, and future National Football League stars like Deshaun Watson, Mitchell Trubisky, and Leonard Fournette will be in attendance .

by | April 28, 2017 | 03:58

Those comments represented a retreat from just last week, when Mulvaney said getting money for Trump's wall in the budget bill was one of the administration's "priorities". Democrats have insisted that any defense spending hikes be paired with similar increases in other domestic programme funding. "We're already preparing", Trump said.

by | April 28, 2017 | 03:34

Senior leaders of the National Super Alliance (NASA ) coalition made the announcement at Uhuru Park in the capital Nairobi on Thursday during a rally attended by tens of thousands of supporters. The two men were the main contenders in the last election in 2013. He was prime minister of Kenya from 2008 to 2012 as part of a power sharing government set up to end the violence after former president Mwai Kibaki's contested win in late 2007.

by | April 28, 2017 | 03:07

Shares of Samsung Electronics Co. closed at 2,140,000 won on the main bourse Wednesday, up 0.23 percent from the previous trading session. The phones will reportedly be sold as the Galaxy Note 7 R for 700,000 won, or $620, according to The Verge.

by | April 28, 2017 | 03:06

Samsung Electronics shares were up 2.6 percent at a record high in a flat wider market. The move is apparently meant to reduce environmental impact of all the devices returned after the company was forced to issue a recall. Samsung is sitting on millions of recalled Galaxy Note 7 units that it retrieved from customers after it was made a decision to discontinue the ill-fated flagship late a year ago.

by | April 28, 2017 | 02:42

The company has launched both the Galaxy S8 as well as the Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones here for the Indian market at an event here in New Delhi. Some of the highlights of the Galaxy S8 include digital assistant Bixby, which has been integrated with a slew of Samsung applications on the flagship smartphone.

by | April 28, 2017 | 02:39

The deaths of 41 humpback whales , dating back to January 1, 2016, from ME to North Carolina has led the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Fisheries to declare an " unusual mortality event ". If the carcass is confirmed to be a humpback, it would be the fourth one to strand in DE waters in less than a year. Scientists and whale watchers know numerous whales that visit each summer.

by | April 28, 2017 | 02:26

Could you imagine riding in a flying taxi within three years? Chief product officer Jeff Holden said the increased focus on flying vehicles was to ensure that the company does not get left behind as competitors race to get ahead in the transport sector.

by | April 28, 2017 | 01:20

The director of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center says the whale that washed up Wednesday on a beach in Toms River had been dead for days and chewed on by sharks. The last time such an event was declared in the region was when bottlenose dolphins where dying along the mid-Atlantic beginning in 2013. The combination of ubiquitous smartphones and social media amplification has resulted in numerous photographs and videos of whales in recent years.

by | April 28, 2017 | 00:55

The BlackBerry hardware keyboard is back, and this time it's on the BlackBerry KeyOne, an Android-based smartphone. The BlackBerry KEYone will be released on May 31 for $549. Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology enables up to 50 percent charge in roughly 36 minutes. Earlier this year at Mobile World Congress, we saw the first signs of life from the BlackBerry smartphone brand with the BlackBerry KeyOne.

by | April 28, 2017 | 00:51

Cassini project manager Earl Maize said: 'No spacecraft has ever been this close to Saturn before. Now in its final laps around Saturn, Cassini dove through the narrow gap between the planet and its innermost ring on Wednesday, where no spacecraft has ever gone before.

by | April 28, 2017 | 00:38

The source did not specify whether the military position belonged to the Syrian army or one its allies. Israeli officials have cited any movement of advanced weaponry to Hezbollah units in Syria as a "red line" that has prompted it to carry out air strikes or artillery fire in the past.

by | April 28, 2017 | 00:27

While astronauts at the International Space Station have already successfully grown plants and vegetables on board the orbiting laboratory, long-term solutions are needed to sustain people who work in deep space amid plans to send humans to Mars.

by | April 28, 2017 | 00:26

The assertions came at a press conference convened by leading Hamas member Salah al-Bardawil, at which he said the group was prepared to dissolve an "administrative committee" established last month to coordinate between Gaza's public institutions.

by | April 28, 2017 | 00:12

He had travelled to the whale's carcass, nicknamed "Scarlett" by locals in Dana Point, California, and was stunned to see the shark feasting on the body. "Scarlett" the whale was well-known in Newport due to her successful escape from fishing gear past year after she became entangled in fishing gear for six weeks which was wrapped around her pectoral fin and her mouth, according to the Orange Country Register .

by | April 28, 2017 | 00:13

His strengths: he's smart (an aerospace engineering major), he throws a great deep ball and he's one of the best running quarterbacks in this draft. The Florida linebacker's steady rise up draft boards may not end until a team "shocks" everybody by taking him in the top 15.

by | April 28, 2017 | 00:07

The More Personal Computing segment, which includes Windows, devices, gaming and search, reported revenue of $8.8 billion, compared to $9.5 billion a year ago. Surface Studio was really the only big product launch for Microsoft Surface recently, but that's only targetted towards a niche market. Server products and cloud services revenue increased 15 percent, with Azure revenue itself growing by 93 percent.

by | April 27, 2017 | 13:56

This is the closest scientists have come to identifying a place having the ingredients for life, said Thomas Zurbuchen, the associate administrator of the NASA Science Mission Directorate. Another plume was also found on Europa, one of Jupiter's moons that's covered in ice and has twice as much ocean as Earth underneath that surface. Prof Hunter Waite, an investigator for Cassini's mass spectrometer, which detected the hydrogen, said: "The plume contains chemical signatures of water-rock ...