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Japanese space probe Hayabusa 2: Second touchdown on asteroid Ryugu

Hayabusa 2 has landed on the asteroid and is collecting rocks and dust to take back home to Earth. Landing on a moving object in outer space is not an easy feat. Researchers are celebrating the achievement....

Japanese space probe Hayabusa 2: Second touchdown on asteroid Ryugu

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Japan’s asteroid probe is about to attempt its second daring asteroid touchdown Japan is doing some incredible things with its Hayabusa2 asteroid probe. The spacecraft has now spent several months in orbit around the space rock known as Ryugu, and it’s blown not one but two holes into its side. Now, in yet another potentially dangerous maneuver, Japanese space agency JAXA...
03:45, 2019-07-11

| Japan's asteroid probe Hayabusa2 set for final touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
20:15, 2019-07-11

Japan's Hayabusa2 Probe Makes Second Touchdown on Asteroid Hayabusa2 probe landed successfully Thursday on a distant asteroid for a final touchdown, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
08:30, 2019-07-11

Japan's Asteroid Probe Hayabusa2 Set for Final Touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending on Wednesday for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
14:30, 2019-07-10

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on Earth...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Japan says space probe landed on asteroid to get soil sample Japan’s space agency says data from the Hayabusa2 spacecraft indicated it successfully landed on an asteroid to get underground samples in hopes of finding clues to the origin of the solar system...
05:00, 2019-07-11

NASA asteroid probe captures closest-ever photo of space rock NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University of Arizona gives us what might be our most detailed glimpse y...
19:15, 2019-06-19

NASA’s asteroid probe snapped its closest photo yet of space rock Bennu NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University of Arizona gives us what might be our most detail...
04:30, 2019-06-19

Japan's Hayabusa 2 may finally kick-start the asteroid mining era The turn of the decade saw a huge surge of interest in asteroid mining, but now this would-be industry has flopped. Can a tiny Japanese probe revive it?...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Don’t miss: Earth from space, asteroid workouts and nature’s giants Watch a new series charting our planet from above, read all about the biggest living things, fend off space rocks for fun, plus more picks for your diary...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Falcon has landed: Japan's Hayabusa2 probe touches down on asteroid Unmanned craft – about the size of a large refrigerator – plans to collect ground samples, some 300 million kilometres from EarthJapan’s Hayabusa2 probe has successfully landed on a distant asteroid where it hopes to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system. Scienti...
06:30, 2019-07-11

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe successfully landed on an asteroid, again (updated) Back in February, Japan's second asteroid-exploring spacecraft touched down on the asteroid Ryugu to collect samples that it will bring back to Earth. Tonight, Hayabusa2 is making its final sample collection attempt, where it will try to collect mate......
07:00, 2019-07-11

Japanese ad firm Dentsu eyeing Farley Building office space Dentsu Americas, the US arm of the Tokyo-based ad firm, is making a play for the largest floor at the Farley Building at 390 Ninth Ave., sources say. The US Postal Service building is being redeveloped by Vornado Realty Trust into 740,000 square feet of office space on its four top levels with lobbi...
07:45, 2019-05-29

Passing by Earth this weekend: Two space rocks, one 'potentially hazardous' asteroid Asteroid 1999 KW4 has been called "oddly shaped," "potentially hazardous" and "massive." It will pass by Earth this weekend, NASA says.        ...
01:45, 2019-05-24

South Korea demands international probe over Japanese sanctions claims Seoul called for the UN or another international body to investigate Japan's claims that some of its exports go to North Korea despite sanctions. Seoul and Tokyo have clashed over compensation to WWII forced laborers....
11:45, 2019-07-12

It Was Inevitable That Someone Would Build a Hayabusa-Powered Bond Bug I’ve had a thought floating around in my head for a while that, like the infinite monkey theorem, there should be a similar and corresponding infinite gearhead theorem. In case you’re not familiar, the infinite monkey theorem provides that a monkey hitting keys at random on a typewriter given an inf...
19:00, 2019-05-25

Japanese Restaurant Bans Japanese Customers, Says They're Rude This is a change. For years, there were stories of Japanese establishments with “Japanese-only” policies, refusing foreigners. But now, one noodle restaurant in Okinawa is refusing to serve Japanese customers, saying that they are ruder than the foreign patrons....
15:00, 2019-07-16

The European Space Agency is building a ‘comet interceptor’ to uncover space secrets The European Space Agency (ESA) announced yesterday that it’s planning to make a ‘comet interceptor’ probe within the next eight years. The probe aims to capture details of a comet not seen before, when it enters our solar system. The comet interceptor will consist of three spacecrafts: one main uni...
00:30, 2019-06-21

Navy removes 'space' from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command The U.S. Navy has removed "space" from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command and added "information" in a rebranding effort that emphasizes information warfare....
03:15, 2019-06-05

OPINION: The first duty of a Space Force is to protect space commerce The new space service needs to launch a peacetime offensive to protect and enable a space economy, writes a former leading Air Force space strategist....
17:00, 2019-06-21

Congress Isn’t Keen on a Space Force, So What About a Space Coast Guard Instead? This week Congress dealt a blow to President Donald Trump’s idea for a Space Force, authorizing just $15 million to fund the operation. Critics in Congress believe that the administration hasn’t made a good enough case for a new form of military service. But as both the government and civilian space...
07:45, 2019-05-23

India plans to launch own space station: space agency India will look to create its own space station following the completion of the country's first manned mission into space in 2022, its space agency chief said on Thursday....
21:45, 2019-06-13

2 Russians venture into open space from Space Station Two Russian crewmembers on the International Space Station have ventured into open space to conduct scientific research and help maintain the orbiting outpost...
00:45, 2019-05-30

Rent out parking space for Wimbledon 2019: how to make money from your parking space in London Driveways might not be the most exciting part of a property, but come big events, renting yours out to ticket holders desperate for somewhere to park can make you money....
12:45, 2019-07-02

Brian Eno has an asteroid now Today in In Space, No One Can Hear Your Gentle, Ambient Airport Music News: Brian Eno has an asteroid now. Per Rolling Stone, the Roxy Music member and David Bowie/David Byrne/other famous musicians not named David collaborator has just joined the ranks of J.R.R. Tolkien, Mark Twain, and mutant supe...
01:30, 2019-06-28

NASA needs help deciding where to land on this asteroid NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser and learned a lot about its surface. But its mission is far from over and eventuall...
22:00, 2019-05-24

Astronomers just spotted an asteroid that loves the Sun Thanks to astronomers and their constant search for new bodies moving throughout our solar system, we know about a lot of asteroids. Many of them have long, elliptical orbits around our Sun, swinging through our system — sometimes making close passes of Earth along the way — around the S...
03:45, 2019-07-11

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary body of the object is thought to be......
18:30, 2019-05-23

Space tourism? The truth about NASA's plan to 'privatize' the International Space Station NASA plans to permit Boeing and SpaceX to carry tourists to the International Space Station (ISS). Here's the truth about privatizing space.       ...
23:45, 2019-07-03

‘Double asteroid’ snapped zooming by Earth at 43,000 mph A unique “double asteroid” was photographed by a powerful telescope as it whizzed by Earth last month at over 43,000 mph. The asteroid, classified as 1999 KW4, is made up of two components — a larger body orbited by a smaller one separated by about 1.6 miles. It got as close as 3.2 million miles......
03:15, 2019-06-05

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overview of the potential dangers we may one day face fro...
06:00, 2019-06-12

We’ve spotted a strange asteroid that’s spinning itself to pieces There’s a new type of asteroid that has a tail like a comet because it’s spinning so fast it’s constantly falling apart and leaving a trail of debris behind it...
14:45, 2019-05-21

NASA snaps most detailed image yet of asteroid Bennu A US spacecraft has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of the 78 billion kilogram asteroid Bennu which gets closer to Earth every six years....
22:45, 2019-06-18

Astronomers spotted a car-size asteroid just hours before impact Astronomers discovered a car-size asteroid hours before it slammed into Earth and burned up in the atmosphere this past weekend, news sources report....
02:45, 2019-06-29

Massive double asteroid will cruise by Earth later this week Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the Sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary body of the object is thought to be around a mile...
23:15, 2019-05-22

Ancient asteroid crater located off coast of Scotland Space object about a mile wide believed to have crashed into Earth around 1.2bn years agoThe location of an ancient impact crater made by the biggest asteroid ever to hit Britain has been traced to a spot under the sea between mainland Scotland and the Outer Hebrides.Researchers at Oxford and Aberde...
05:45, 2019-06-10

NASA needs your help to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser, and learned a lot about its surface. But its mission is far from over, and e...
05:15, 2019-05-24

This Asteroid Orbits So Close to the Sun, Its Year Lasts Just 151 Days Introducing 2019 LF6, an asteroid so close to the Sun that a year lasts only 151 days. Known as an “Atira” asteroid, its orbit falls entirely inside Earth’s orbit, making it one of only a small handful of these objects ever discovered.Read more......
00:30, 2019-07-09

Americans believe asteroid monitoring more important than Mars trip The poll comes as the White House pushes to get astronauts back on the moon, but only about a quarter of Americans said moon or Mars exploration by astronauts should be among the space program’s highest priorities....
22:30, 2019-06-20

Americans prefer asteroid tracking over moon visit Americans prefer a space program focusing on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research into our cosmos and robotic space probes over human exploration of Mars or the moon, a new poll shows. (June 20)       ...
08:00, 2019-06-20

Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year An enormous asteroid with a diameter wider than a football field has a roughly one in 7,000 chance of hitting the Earth later this year. However, it’s nothing to lose sleep over. Known as asteroid 2006 QV89, the space rock, which has a diameter of 164 feet, could potentially hit the planet on ...
23:15, 2019-06-06

Ancient asteroid crater found off the coast of Scotland The spot where an ancient asteroid hit the United Kingdom some 1.2 billion years ago has been tracked to a location under the sea between mainland Scotland and the Western Isles. ...
21:45, 2019-06-10

Incredible fossil find may be first victims of dino-killer asteroid A bed of bones from 66 million years ago may reveal what happened in the minutes and hours after an asteroid struck Earth and unleashed a mass extinction...
04:00, 2019-05-22

Asteroid Bennu is spewing out dust and rocks to create its own moons NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has found that Bennu is an active asteroid and is covered in large rocks that will make grabbing a sample more difficult...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry than we expected, which may prompt a rethink of how Earth got its water...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Large asteroid has a tiny chance of hitting Earth in September Space groups like NASA and the ESA track a huge number of near-Earth objects on a daily basis, and many of them have a chance to make life miserable if they one day end up on a collision course with Earth. These “potentially hazardous” asteroids regularly pass Earth without issue, and th...
00:30, 2019-06-13

Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs caused massive global warming The asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago caused dramatic climate change, which could mean we are underestimating how much the planet will warm in the coming centuries...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Daring maneuver brings NASA’s orbiter closer to an asteroid than ever before NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been orbiting the space rock known as Bennu since the start of the year. It caught up with the asteroid in late December of 2018 and successfully inserted itself into orbit around the object around New Year’s day. There have been several “firsts&rdq...
01:45, 2019-06-18

Nasa captures closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu asteroid Nasa has captured its closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu, a 78 billion kilogram asteroid which makes a close approach to Earth every six years....
21:30, 2019-06-18

Japan lands spacecraft on distant asteroid to collect samples Japanese scientists have successfully landed an unmanned spacecraft on the distant asteroid Ryugu for the second time as part of an ongoing mission to help explore the origins of the solar system....
10:00, 2019-07-11

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
22:45, 2019-05-21

You can help NASA explore asteroid Bennu by picking a collection site NASA is trying to decide on a sample collection site from the asteroid Bennu and they want to know what features you find worthy of investigation.        ...
21:30, 2019-05-29

NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects NASA doesn't just want to return to the moon by 2024, it also wants to establish a "sustained human presence" and to use the moon as a hub for future Mars exploration. In order to do that, it will need new ideas and technologies, like those solicited......
00:30, 2019-06-12

Astronomers captured an image of a double asteroid as it sped past Earth Astronomers eager to observe bizarre visitors to our neck of the Solar System were in for a real treat late last month as the rare double asteroid 1999 KW4 made a “close” pass of Earth at a distance of some 3.2 million miles. It was far enough away that the space rock didn’t have a...
01:15, 2019-06-05

Astronomers spot kilometer-wide asteroid with record-short year Scientists have identified an asteroid with the shortest known orbital period. The newfound space rock, measuring a kilometer wide, circles the sun once every 151 days....
23:15, 2019-07-09

Asteroid nearly the width of a football field has small chance of hitting Earth this year An asteroid called 2006 QV89, which has a diameter slightly smaller than the width of a football field, is set to pass by Earth in September.       ...
01:45, 2019-06-08

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Takes Stunning Photo of Asteroid Bennu From Just 0.4 Miles Away NASA’s asteroid-sampling OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, which is currently in position around the tiny, near-Earth asteroid 101955 Bennu, has transmitted its closest shot of the asteroid’s surface yet.Read more......
12:30, 2019-06-18

NASA makes final plans for its 2022 mission to visit an all-metal asteroid In less than a decade, we might finally be able to unravel the mysteries surrounding Psyche, an asteroid that's believed to be composed mostly of iron and nickel. NASA is gearing up to explore the metallic asteroid, giving the Psyche mission the go-a......
17:00, 2019-06-12

Japanese Man Arrested With Wario Drugs A 27 year-old man has been arrested in Tokushima having been found with 50 MDMA/ecstacy tablets in his possession, most of them shaped like Wario....
04:15, 2019-06-19

Former top Japanese gov’t official arrested in son’s killing TOKYO (AP) — A former top Japanese government official has been arrested in his son’s killing and media reports say the retired bureaucrat told investigators he had feared his reclusive son might harm others. Media reports had described the attacker in the stabbings of schoolchildren last week...
11:15, 2019-06-03

This Japanese Burger Costs $1,000 - Here's What It Tastes Like One thousand dollars is the cost of one of the world's most expensive burgers, served at The Oak Door Steakhouse at the Grand Hyatt at Tokyo, Japan. A video explores what makes it worth the price tag....
21:00, 2019-06-19

Stay In A Japanese Castle For Only $9,000 A Night Starting next year, Ozu Castle in Ehime Prefecture will open its doors to tourists willing to cough up a cool 1 million yen ($9,250) per couple for a night’s stay. This is not the only castle in Japan that will begin offering accommodations next year....
16:00, 2019-07-12

I Might Have a New Favorite Japanese Kei Van-Costume Company I’ve always admired the Japanese car market’s unique ability to not take itself too seriously, and to be open to having actual, honest fun with their cars. One of the best ways to see how this manifests itself is in the thriving industry of aftermarket kits for Kei-class cars and vans to turn them i...
22:30, 2019-06-12

Trump says to talk trade, defense with Japanese PM Abe at G20 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will discuss trade with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at their talks on the sidelines of a Group of 20 (G20) summit in Osaka, western Japan, as Washington pushes to cut its big trade deficit....
03:45, 2019-06-28

Spatial disorientation likely cause of Japanese F-35 crash, review says A pilot's spatial disorientation likely caused the crash of a Japanese F-35 fighter jet this spring, Japan's defense minister said after the release of a preliminary report....
16:30, 2019-06-10

UBS looks to Sumitomo Mitsui tie-up to crack Japanese wealth UBS signed a joint venture deal with Sumitomo Mitsui Trust on Friday, aiming to crack a Japanese wealth management market where it has struggled to grow over the last 15 years....
18:15, 2019-06-07

Former Japanese Bureaucrat Stabs 44-Year-Old Son to Death Tokyo metropolitan police arrested Hideaki Kumazawa, 76, on Saturday for attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his son with a knife. The stabbing followed an argument in which he scolded his son for......
12:15, 2019-06-03

Creating a Japanese-Italian megasupplier was just Step 1 CEO Beda Bolzenius' immediate task is stitching together 2 complex supplier giants: Nissan-controlled Calsonic Kansei and FCA-controlled Magneti Marelli. After that, acquisitions are part of the plan....
07:30, 2019-07-01

Japanese fleet restarts commercial whaling Japanese whalers have restarted commercial whaling after a 31-year break. The decision prompted outrage among activists, but experts say it might actually seal the fate of Japan's whaling industry....
05:00, 2019-07-01

Japanese Artists Keep Showing Off Their Work Spaces A few years back, Japanese artists began posting photos of their work spaces on Twitter. They have not stopped. Thank goodness for that!...
17:15, 2019-05-29

Donald Trump calls for more Japanese investment in US US President Trump has called on Japanese business leaders to boost investment in the US at the start of a four-day visit. Trump is hoping to secure a trade deal to curb what he described as Japan's "substantial edge."...
19:45, 2019-05-25

Beware the Kitsune, The Shapeshifting Fox of Japanese Folklore Kitsune (狐狸精), the Japanese fox-spirit, is also known as the Kumiho (구미호) in Korea and the Huli Jing (狐狸精) in China. They are basically the same creature but with a few differences based on region. ...
19:15, 2019-06-02

How Japanese Forest Bathing Can Save Your Life Walking in the woods has measurable health benefits, and professor Yoshifumi Miyazaki is studying how to spread those benefits to as many people as possible. According to his research, spending time in nature can lower your blood pressure and decrease stress hormones, with the effects of a hike last...
02:00, 2019-06-11

Angels’ Ohtani first Japanese player to hit for cycle ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani became the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 Thursday night after a delay caused by a power outage. Ohtani hit a three-run homer in the first inning and completed the feat with a singl...
07:00, 2019-06-14

Trump says to talk trade with Japanese leader Abe at G20 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will discuss trade with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at their talks on the sidelines of a Group of 20 (G20) summit in Osaka, western Japan, as Washington pushes to cut its big trade deficit....
02:45, 2019-06-28

The Ultimate Japanese Tuning Shop That Disappeared There was a golden age of imports and tuning in Southern California, and Riki Yoshida was lucky enough to have been there for it. Born in Japan, Yoshida and his family emigrated to the United States when he was three, settling down in Torrance, California. While attending university, he also started...
19:15, 2019-06-21

I played all the way through Judgment in Japanese earlier this year. I played all the way through Judgment in Japanese earlier this year. Now it’s time to play its Western release on our Twitch channel, and judge the quality of the English dub. Something tells me it’s going to be good. Uh-oh: did I just pre-judge it? Shout your loudest objections in the chat!...
21:45, 2019-06-21

Japanese shares dip on caution before Fed Powell's remarks Japan's Nikkei edged down on Wednesday, confined to a tight range as investors awaited key testimony on the U.S. economy from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell....
09:30, 2019-07-10

| Japanese man dies mid-flight with stomach full of cocaine A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines has died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities say in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency landing....
07:30, 2019-05-28

Trump arrives for ceremonial Japanese visit of Reiwa era President Donald Trump landed in Japan on Saturday for a mostly ceremonial visit as the first state visitor since Emperor Naruhito ascended to the throne....
23:00, 2019-05-25

Japanese man dies on plane with 246 cocaine wraps in stomach A man has died mid-flight after suffering convulsions triggered by a drugs overdose. He was on his way to Tokyo from Bogota; his plane was forced to make an emergency landing....
13:30, 2019-05-28

Have Japanese Ornithologists Cracked the Mystery of the Nazca Lines? The Nazca Lines are among the most mysterious archaeological sites in all of Latin America. However, a team of Japanese experts has published a study claiming the bird images have been wrongly classified for years, and their reclassification has led to a new theory on the purpose behind the designs....
01:15, 2019-06-21

Japanese airline plans to power flights with the help of rabbit poo A Japanese airline could soon power their aircraft with the help of rabbit poo. All Nippon Airways (ANA), partnered with LanzaTech, are hoping to introduce the greener fuel choice by 2021. The new fuel would use recycled emissions, such as from steel plants, which are then converted into ethanol usi...
02:45, 2019-06-22

Trump meets with families of Japanese abducted by N. Korea TOKYO (AP) — Families of Japanese who were abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s have thanked President Donald Trump for his sympathy and for meeting with them while visiting Japan. Trump, on a four-day state visit, met the relatives on Monday. He appeared to listen intently to their accoun...
11:45, 2019-05-27

Watch Me Translate The Japanese Version of Judgment While I Play It Judgment, the new game by the creators of the Yakuza series, came out in Japan on December 18 last year. On June 25, the English version of the game will swoop in with its subtitles and optional English voiceover. So I have only one more month to impress you, dear viewer, with my skill at translatin...
19:30, 2019-05-24

Nikon to launch mirrorless equivalent to D5, according to Japanese newspaper Nikon's newest mirrorless Z system will be welcoming a Nikon D5-level camera, according to Japanese business newspaper.In an interview with Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Nikon President Toshikazu Umatate stated that a model on the same pegging as the D5 was in the works.  These are the best mirror...
18:15, 2019-06-18

Tsunamis expected in Japanese coastal regions after earthquake Japan's meteorological agency has issued a tsunami warning after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:22 p.m. local time Tuesday (9:22 a.m. ET) off the coast of Yamagata Prefecture in the north of the country....
19:45, 2019-06-18

Japanese Man Dies Mid-Flight With Stomach Full Of Cocaine A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities said Monday in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency......
03:45, 2019-05-28

Japanese team dominates New York SailGP race High-tech racing sailboats navigated high winds and unpredictable conditions as they raced across the Hudson Bay this weekend for the New York SailGP....
02:30, 2019-06-23

Japanese fleet prepares to resume commercial whaling Japanese whaling ships prepared on Sunday to set to sea, with crews gathering on decks in a northern port a day ahead of Japan's first commercial whaling hunt in more than 30 years....
14:15, 2019-06-30

Former Japanese fisherman finds profit in whale-watching Masato Hasegawa is the fourth generation of his family to be a fisherman on Japan's northern oceans, but now his cruises focus on admiring sea life instead of catching it....
04:15, 2019-07-09

Powerful Japanese boy-band producer Kitagawa dies at 87 Johnny Kitagawa, one of the Japanese entertainment industry's most powerful producers and the Guinness record-winning brain behind many of Japanese pop music's most popular boy bands, such as SMAP, died on Tuesday at 87 after a stroke, his office said....
06:30, 2019-07-10

Japanese entertainment tycoon Johnny Kitagawa dies at 87 Johnny Kitagawa, who produced famous boybands such as Arashi and SMAP, has died of subarachnoid cerebral hemorrhage after serving as kingpin of Japan’s entertainment industry for more than half a century...
10:00, 2019-07-10

US military releases new images of Japanese oil tanker attack The Pentagon said that the crew of one of the tankers, the Japanese Kokuka Courageous, found an unexploded limpet mine on its hull following an initial explosion....
02:00, 2019-06-18

| Serena picks up steam, crushes Japanese qualifier Serena Williams put her nervy start to the French Open behind her by thrashing Kurumi Nara to step up her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title....
20:00, 2019-05-30

Japanese fans aren’t getting Ohtani-Kikuchi matchup SEATTLE — Brad Ausmus disappointed countless Japanese baseball fans Thursday with one decision. “Japanese baseball fans don’t like me right now. Tell them I’m sorry,” Ausmus said jokingly. The first-year Los Angeles Angels manager ruined the potential matchup between Japanese...
13:15, 2019-05-31

Using their loaf: Japanese elevate humble art of making toast From a £220 toaster that makes one slice to loaves designed to crisp up better, the nation is being gripped by a new culinary obsessionBreakfast at Galant, a cafe in the Ueno neighbourhood of Tokyo, has a decidedly retro feel: a boiled egg, salad, plain yoghurt with a swirl of blueberry jam and a cu...
14:45, 2019-07-12

Trump hails recent Japanese auto investments in the U.S. Although the president has labeled Japan's automakers a looming national security threat, he is now hailing them for their sizable spending on "magnificent plants" across the U.S....
10:15, 2019-07-15

Japanese Party Takes Aim at Abe's 'Womenomics' in Election Campaign Political parties in Japan are campaigning for greater freedoms for women and putting record numbers of women on the ballot in a national election this month, seizing on the momentum of the country’s shifting economic landscape....
20:30, 2019-07-15

Asleep at the wheel: Japanese rental cars used for anything but driving Surveys shed light on unusual habits of drivers who return cars with zero mileage on clockCar rental companies in Japan have figured out why some customers are returning their vehicles with barely a mile on the clock.Rather than travel from from A to B, as many as one in eight “drivers” are using th...
22:30, 2019-07-15

Magic and Mayhem of Japanese Legend: Don’t Try To Out-Trick A Tengu! The Tengu were not only protectors of the mountains and the Buddhist faith, they were also known to be mischievous tricksters who, much like their Kitsune cousins, were capable of using magic such as glamour to change their shape. ...
23:01, 2019-07-15

#KuToo no more! Japanese women take stand against high heels A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
04:00, 2019-06-06

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani first Japanese player to hit for cycle ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani has become the first Japanese player to hit for the cycle in the majors. Ohtani completed his cycle with a single in the seventh inning of a game Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. He is the first Angels player to accomplish the fe...
11:00, 2019-06-14

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast - operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
19:30, 2019-06-16

Japanese police officer stabbed in possible targeted attack: NHK A Japanese police officer was stabbed several times in the chest with a kitchen knife and his loaded handgun stolen while on patrol on Sunday morning in the western city of Suita, in a rare case of violent crime in Japan, public broadcaster NHK reported....
10:15, 2019-06-16

Japanese firms prefer to use 5G networks of domestic carriers An overwhelming majority of Japanese firms have no plans to use 5G mobile networks by China's Huawei or other foreign firms, preferring instead to rely on domestic telecom carriers due to security concerns, a Reuters poll showed....
08:45, 2019-05-23

Finally Try Out This Cult-Favorite Japanese Sunscreen While It’s On Sale Does your skin turn a nice tomato red after only five minutes of sun exposure? You better stock up on some sunscreen now before you’re assaulted by UV rays all summer long. Thankfully, a cult-favorite Japanese sunscreen is currently on sale....
16:15, 2019-05-23

The Best Japanese Car Show of the Early Internet Is On Amazon Prime It’s informative. It’s entertaining. It’s an introduction to how cars work, how they should be driven, and how weird they can be. It’s not Top Gear or The Grand Tour; it’s Best Motoring’s Hot-Version and it’s on Amazon Prime....
23:15, 2019-05-22

Naruto-Themed Ride At Japanese Amusement Park Amusement park Fuji-Q Highland is opening the closest we’ll see to a Naruto-land, filled with attractions based on the popular ninja anime and manga....
19:15, 2019-06-14

Japanese fleet gears up to restart commercial whaling Japanese whalers were preparing to set to sea after Tokyo pledged to resume commercial whaling. The decision prompted outrage among activists, but experts say it might actually seal the fate of Japan's whaling industry....
19:15, 2019-06-30

Japanese Man Arrested For Stabbing, Stealing Gun Of Police Officer Japanese police today arrested a man on charges of stabbing a police officer and grabbing a loaded handgun in a western city near Osaka, which hosts a summit of the G20 grouping next week, police......
10:30, 2019-06-17

The Latest: Japanese leader seeks to cool US-Iran tensions The Latest: The leader of Japan is visiting Iran to warn that an “accidental conflict” could be sparked amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S....
23:00, 2019-06-12

New Yorker Re-examines Article on Japanese 'Family Rental' Service The New Yorker magazine is reviewing an article it published after public broadcaster NHK apologized for what it said was an inaccurate program on the subject....
18:45, 2019-06-01

Trump Opens Tokyo Visit With a Tweet Sure to Unnerve the Japanese President Trump played down North Korea’s recent tests of short-range ballistic missiles, undercutting declarations by both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the president’s own national security adviser....
05:45, 2019-05-26

U.S., Japanese military leaders address growing 'number of challenges' The Japanese minister of defense and the commander of U.S. Forces Japan met Wednesday at Yokoto Air Base to discuss bilateral cooperation and the complex security challenges in the region....
18:30, 2019-06-20

Japanese minister responds to #KuToo campaign by saying high heels 'appropriate' Japan's health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are "necessary and appropriate" in the workplace....
08:45, 2019-06-06

US Navy: Mine used against Japanese tanker similar to Iranian mines The US Navy on Wednesday displayed fragments of limpet mines it said had been removed from one of two oil tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman – saying the devices bore a “striking resemblance” to Iranian ones. “The limpet mine that was used in the attack is distinguishable and also ...
15:30, 2019-06-19

The 2019 Toyota Crown Is the RWD Japanese Luxury Cruiser the Avalon Should’ve Been Since 1955, the Toyota Crown has been a staple of Toyota’s lineup. It’s not only one of the automaker’s oldest models, but also one of the oldest car nameplates still around today. Only a handful of models outdate it, such as the Volkswagen Beetle, Chevrolet Corvette, Mercedes-Benz SL, and of course...
08:30, 2019-05-31

Immigrant Children Will Reportedly Be Housed at a Former Japanese Internment Camp Just another one of those ‘America is great because America is good’ stories that we love: Time reported last night that the Trump administration has chosen Fort Sill in Oklahoma, the former site of a Japanese incarceration camp, as the site of a “temporary emergency influx shelter” to house immigra...
18:30, 2019-06-12

Watch: Shohei Ohtani becomes first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Los Angeles Angeles designated hitter Shohei Ohtani became the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle during a 5-3 win against the Tampa Bay Rays....
01:30, 2019-06-15

Two melons sold at Japanese auction for $45G to first-time bidder: report Two melons were sold at an auction in the Japanese city of Yubari last month for a record-breaking $45,600 to a first-time bidder, according to reports....
10:30, 2019-06-19

Japanese partners not left in the dark on Renault talks with FCA, Mitsubishi says The Japanese partners of Renault SA have not been left in the dark by the automaker over its merger talks with Fiat Chrysler, the chairman of Mitsubishi Motors Corp said on Wednesday....
23:45, 2019-05-29

Japanese operator: Sailors saw ‘flying objects’ before oil tanker attack The Japanese ship operator says sailors on board the Kokuka Courageous, one of the vessels attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, saw “flying objects” just before the attack, suggesting the tanker wasn’t damaged by mines. That account contradicts what the U.S. military has said as it ...
12:30, 2019-06-14

Japanese women call for ban on mandatory high heels at work Thousands of people have backed a campaign in Japan calling for the government to ban workplaces from including high heels in their mandatory dress codes for women. ...
12:15, 2019-06-04

Five Japanese automakers sign on to SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor Corp....
06:30, 2019-06-28

Five Japanese automakers invest in SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor and Mazda Motor on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank and Toyota Motor....
08:00, 2019-06-28

Japanese crown prince, wife begin tour of Poland The Polish president and first lady have welcomed Japan’s Crown Prince Akishino and his wife Crown Princess Kiko as the royal couple begins a tour of Poland...
15:45, 2019-06-28

Japanese airport hotel puts flight simulator in room Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu in Tokyo, Japan, has a flight simulator in one of its rooms. For an extra fee, guests can have the experience of piloting a Boeing 737-800....
16:00, 2019-07-11

Kim Kardashian slammed for exploiting Japanese culture for Kimono line Kim, oh no. “I’ve been passionate about this for 15 years,” Kim Kardashian tweeted Tuesday alongside an announcement for her new shapewear line, controversially named Kimono. Japan, however, has been passionate about the kimono since it originated there in the Heian era, beginning ...
07:30, 2019-06-28

Japanese curbs seen as chance for South Korean chipmakers to cut stockpiles Shares in South Korean memory chipmakers Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and SK Hynix Inc rose on Wednesday as investors bet on production cuts due to curbs on the export of key materials from Japan, analysts said....
09:30, 2019-07-10

MLB Draft prospect Carter Stewart signs with Japanese team Eastern Florida State Junior College pitcher Carter Stewart, who was the No. 8 overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft but did not sign with the Atlanta Braves, is forgoing this year's draft to instead play in Japan....
05:00, 2019-05-22

Hideo Kojima Explains How Spider-Man Is Similar To Japanese Superheroes Out of all American superheroes, there is one that many in Japan seem to like best: Spider-Man. But why? In a recent interview, Hideo Kojima explains how Spider-Man is like Japanese heroes, which might explain the character’s appeal to local audiences....
14:00, 2019-07-05

Male Japanese minister says female high heel dress code is ‘necessary’ Japan’s health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are “necessary and appropriate” in the workplace....
06:45, 2019-06-07

Ancient Japanese Queen Himiko may have Burned Animal Bones to Tell the Future Archaeologists believe that a burnt boar scapula found in the ruins of Makimuku in Japan in 2015 may tie the ancient shaman Queen Himiko and leaders of the Yamataikoku ruling establishment with the practice of burning animal bones to tell the future. The bone was found while digging in Makimuku, whi...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Japanese women are running for parliament in record numbers, but face many obstacles When anti-nuclear activist Junko Isogai ran for office in Japan's northern Niigata region, it had an awkward dimension: not just stump speeches and chats with constituents, but entertaining potential backers....
09:30, 2019-07-15

Japanese stocks slide, trade subdued as investors await Fed meeting Japan's Nikkei dropped to a 1-1/2-week low in choppy trade on Tuesday but most investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of a U.S. central bank policy decision later in the week....
09:15, 2019-06-18

Families of Japanese abductees urge PM Abe to enter negotiations with North Korea The families of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea in the late 1970s called for the government to expedite negotiations for their release on Sunday....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Say hiya to Hiyashi Chuka, the Japanese cold noodles made for summer Let us declare hiyashi chuka the summer dish of 2019. Think of it as a deconstructed bowl of ramen, minus the hot broth, with an assortment of proteins and thinly sliced vegetables. A small dish of bright and savory sauce is served on the side for pouring over or dipping....
03:00, 2019-07-13

A Hacked Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Just Lost $32 Million of Virtual Money (TOKYO) — A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has reported a hack causing the loss of 3.5 billion yen, or $32 million, worth of virtual money. Tokyo-based Remixpoint, which runs the BITPoint exchange as well as travel, used car and energy businesses, apologized Friday, saying the losses were co...
11:30, 2019-07-12

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker during attack in Gulf of Oman Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker owned by Kokuka Sangyo Co in an attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the company president said on Friday....
12:15, 2019-06-14

Japanese report paints a bleak picture of the digital camera market With smartphones continuing to eat away at the consumer end of the camera market, it probably won't come as a surprise to many that things have been tough for the big photography players in recent years.But a recent report from Japanese business publication Nikkei highlights just how each of th...
18:00, 2019-07-09

Shohei Ohtani makes history as he becomes the first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani collects home run, triple, double and single during his first four at-bats against Rays.       ...
06:45, 2019-06-14

Blind tennis ace wins £50,000 after home surveyor missed Japanese knotweed A visually impaired tennis champion has won £50,000 in compensation after a surveyor failed to spot "visibly present and growing" Japanese knotweed in the garden of his £1.2 million Highgate home....
23:30, 2019-05-21

Required gamer viewing: The history of M2’s Japanese retro-port empire You may not know Japanese game studio M2 by name, but you've probably played one of its retro-revival projects. [credit: My Life In Gaming ] If you speak a certain language about classic vid...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe vows to keep children safe after stabbing attack kills 2 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he will take all necessary measures for children's safety after nearly 20 people were stabbed at a bus stop in Kawasaki....
19:01, 2019-05-28

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal....
19:45, 2019-05-25

Donald Trump tweets ‘great progress’ in Japanese trade negotiations President Trump tweeted early today that “great progress being made in trade negotiations with Japan,” where he’s conducting talks with that country’s leaders. He added “agriculture and beef heavily in play.” But he cautioned, “much will wait until after the...
17:30, 2019-05-26

#KuToo: Japanese women submit anti-high heels petition KuToo campaigners urge government to ban employers from forcing footwear on female staffA group of Japanese women have submitted a petition to the government to protest against what they say is a de facto requirement for female staff to wear high heels at work.The KuToo campaign – a play on words fr...
14:15, 2019-06-03

Trump meets Japanese emperor on state visit overshadowed by trade U.S. President Donald Trump met new Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako on Monday in the ceremonial highlight of a state visit overshadowed by trade tensions between the two allies....
04:45, 2019-05-27

#KuToo: Japanese women say high heels rule is sexual discrimination Writer Yumi Ishikawa has started a petition to end the practice of requiring women to wear high heels at work. The government has said it is reviewing the request to ban the requirement as sexual discrimination....
09:45, 2019-06-04

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S. during state visit to Tokyo Trump also promoted the U.S. under his leadership, saying “there’s never been a better time” to invest or do business in America, and he urged corporate leaders to come....
20:30, 2019-05-25

Japanese Americans detained as kids plan Fort Sill protest LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Demonstrators including Japanese Americans who were detained as children by the U.S. government during World War II are speaking out against the Trump administration’s plans to house migrant children at an Oklahoma Army base. Groups including the Japanese American National...
07:15, 2019-06-22

In #MeToo era, Japanese woman slams #KuToo heels dress codes TOKYO (AP) — Japanese women are saying, “No,” to high heels in what’s been dubbed the #KuToo movement, a play on the words for “shoes” and “agony.” Yumi Ishikawa, who started the movement, handed the labor ministry a petition protesting such rules this week....
13:00, 2019-06-05

Slime on the line: slug blamed for power failure on Japanese railways Part of the country’s famously efficient network were plunged into chaos after the mollusc short-circuited electrical equipmentA slug has been blamed for a power outage that halted dozens of trains and delayed 12,000 passengers in Japan, the railway operator said on Sunday.The power failed on two li...
10:45, 2019-06-24

Japanese stocks edge higher but gains limited as markets brace for G20 Japan's Nikkei edged higher in cautious trade on Monday as investors looked ahead to this week's G20 summit amid a backdrop of rising trade and geopolitical tensions....
09:45, 2019-06-24

Paws for effect: Japanese zoo stages unusual 'lion' escape drill Staff member in a lion costume helps zoo practise for the event of an escape, as real lions appear unimpressedFor one terrifying moment it looks like the lion is about to get the upper hand against its human nemeses.The animal faces down its would-be captors – armed with a net and long poles - and, ...
10:45, 2019-06-24

Women's World Cup: Hello Kitty, surfing and Japanese game shows. Getting to know the USWNT Alex Morgan predicted her path when she was 7, Alyssa Naeher wants to be in a crossword puzzle and Megan Rapinoe was once on a game show in Japan.        ...
05:30, 2019-06-07

Japanese women petition against high heels at work, with #KuToo movement going viral A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
09:30, 2019-06-04

Real Madrid Signing Takefusa Kubo "Proud" Of "Japanese Messi" Nickname Like Messi, Takefusa Kubo joined the Barcelona academy as a child -- when just 10 -- but left in 2015 after the Catalans were punished by FIFA for breaking rules on signing under-age players....
08:15, 2019-06-15

UPDATE 3-Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticises trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal....
16:00, 2019-05-25

Japanese bank Mizuho to tighten financing norm for coal-fired plants Japan's Mizuho Financial Group Inc said on Wednesday it will tighten its financing policy for coal-fired power projects from July 1 to help tackle global climate change issues....
05:30, 2019-05-23

USS Reagan, Japanese helicopter carrier conduct joint exercise in South China Sea Two aircraft carrier strike groups -- the USS Ronald Reagan CSG and ships from Japan's MSDF -- conducted a joint naval exercise in the South China Sea from Monday through Wednesday, the U.S. 7th Fleet said....
18:45, 2019-06-12

Japanese shares fall as hopes of early resolution to U.S.-China spat fade Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Thursday, clinging near to three-month lows touched earlier this month on growing anxiety the trade dispute between the United States and China will be prolonged and damaging to the economy....
07:15, 2019-05-30

President Trump Opened His State Visit to Japan by Needling the Japanese on Trade (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the country over its trade imbalance with the United States. “Maybe that’s why you like me so much,” he joshed. Trump also promoted the U.S. under his leadership, saying “there’...
16:45, 2019-05-25

UPDATE 4-Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticises trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal....
23:15, 2019-05-25

Japanese oil tanker owner disagrees with US military that a mine caused blast near Iran "I do not think there was a time bomb or an object attached to the side of the ship," Yutaka Katada, president of Kokuka Sangyo, said at a press conference Friday....
21:30, 2019-06-14

USS Ronald Reagan, Japanese helicopter carrier conduct joint exercise in South China Sea Two aircraft carrier strike groups -- the USS Ronald Reagan CSG and ships from Japan's MSDF -- conducted a joint naval exercise in the South China Sea from Monday through Wednesday, the U.S. 7th Fleet said....
20:15, 2019-06-12

Exclusive: Top Japanese chip gear firm to honor U.S. blacklist of Chinese firms - executive Japan's Tokyo Electron, the world's No.3 supplier of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, will not supply to Chinese clients blacklisted by Washington, a senior company executive told Reuters....
09:00, 2019-06-11

Samsung, SK Hynix ask Korean firm to boost chemicals supply amid Japanese curbs South Korea's Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have asked a local supplier to the boost supply of a key chipmaking chemical to guard against any production disruptions, an official at the supplier said on Tuesday....
12:45, 2019-07-16

Japanese automakers tout US-based jobs at all-time high as Trump ramps up trade war Japanese automakers say they generated more than 1.6 million jobs in the U.S. at manufacturing plants, dealerships and suppliers. Of those jobs, more than 94,000 people are directly employed by the companies....
19:30, 2019-05-21

Kick it: Japanese women start #KuToo against dress code requiring high heels in workplace Japan's labor minister indicates that he will not back a petition to ban dress codes that force women in Japanese offices to wear high heels at work.        ...
22:45, 2019-06-06

Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby TOKYO (AP) — Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby. The post Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby appeared first on LEX18.com....
07:00, 2019-06-14

Trump concludes Tokyo visit as Japanese trade official plays down August deal chances U.S. President Donald Trump concluded his four-day visit to Tokyo on Tuesday amid confusion about whether a trade deal with Japan could come in August....
09:45, 2019-05-28

Trump Administration to Hold Migrant Children at Base That Served as WWII Japanese Internment Camp The Trump Administration has opted to use an Army base in Oklahoma to hold growing numbers of immigrant children in its custody after running out of room at government shelters. Fort Sill, an 150-year-old installation once used as an internment camp for Japanese-Americans during World War II, has be...
07:45, 2019-06-12

Japanese prime minister and Trump ally Shinzo Abe visits Tehran to help ease US-Iran tensions Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe landed in Iran on Wednesday in a bid to ease tensions between Washington and Tehran, just hours after Iran-backed rebels in Yemen fired a missile at Saudi airport....
18:15, 2019-06-12

Watch a 1975 Japanese anime from the Dragon Ball studio chronicling true-life UFO encounters Now here’s something cool: the folks over at Reddit’s r/ObscureMedia forum have dug up a weird old anime short from 1975 about the very real phenomenon of UFOs called That’s A UFO! The Flying Saucer. It’s subtitled, about 15 minutes long, and you can watch it above....
01:30, 2019-06-15

Shinzo Abe arrives in Tehran to ease US-Iran tensions, first Japanese premier to visit since 1979 Islamic Revolution TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Shinzo Abe arrives in Tehran to ease US-Iran tensions, first Japanese premier to visit since 1979 Islamic Revolution. The post Shinzo Abe arrives in Tehran to ease US-Iran tensions, first Japanese premier to visit since 1979 Islamic Revolution appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:00, 2019-06-12

Kagoshima weather: Entire Japanese city of 600,000 people evacuated as nearly 40 inches of rain sparks landslide fears Japan has ordered the evacuation of almost the entire population of 600,000 people from Kagoshima City after heavy rains threatened landslides and other damage....
12:45, 2019-07-03

Boxing News at Five: Mayweather could beat up some more Japanese kickboxers, Andy Ruiz Jnr tells Tyson Fury his WBO belt is going nowhere Floyd Mayweather launches his TMT brand in Tokyo, Japan, and Andy Ruiz Jnr tells Tyson Fury to keep his mitts off his WBO heavyweight title The post Boxing News at Five: Mayweather could beat up some more Japanese kickboxers, Andy Ruiz Jnr tells Tyson Fury his WBO belt is going nowhere appeared firs...
18:45, 2019-06-13

Cars.com survey finds some of the most American cars in 2019 are mostly Japanese Japanese automakers Honda and Toyota built nine of the top 15 models on the list, which ranks vehicles based on where they are assembled, the origin of a car's parts and the number of Americans a company employs in the U.S....
19:00, 2019-06-27

'Stop it!' Japanese women turn to app to stop groping on trains Digi Police enables victims of molesters to notify fellow passengers of harassmentAlmost two decades after the introduction of women-only train carriages, female commuters in Japan are turning to technology to tackle molesters on packed rush-hour trains.The Digi Police app enables victims of groping...
04:45, 2019-05-23

Space has potential – we need to look up | Letters Terraforming holds the key to colonising Mars, writes Jan Miller. And we already have a sizeable nuclear fusion reactor, writes David E HankeI don’t agree with Philip Ball’s thesis (Life on Mars? Sorry, Brian Cox, that’s still a fantasy, 27 May) – ever since I studied planetary geology in the 1970s ...
21:30, 2019-05-31

$85M penthouse with a ‘trip to space’ is not what it seems One of Manhattan’s most notorious real estate fakes is back in the spotlight — and the deal still stinks. The Atelier, a 475-unit tower built in 2007 on the remote corner of 42nd Street and 12th Avenue, has long garnered attention for the eye-popping $85 million price tag on its so-called penthouse....
21:15, 2019-06-03

Come on slam, and welcome Don Cheadle to Space Jam 2 In a casting announcement that sounds almost too good for what we’ve come to expect from the Space Jam brand, Deadline is reporting that Don Cheadle has joined the cast of the long-rumored, now-finally-happening reboot with LeBron James. We don’t know who he’ll be playing, but assuming he’s not a Lo...
03:00, 2019-07-12

Why All Images of Space Are Photoshopped Did you know that most of the images of space you see are photoshopped? A video by Cheddar explores why images of space are almost always enhanced before being released to the public....
09:45, 2019-06-05

Now The War of the Worlds has spread to inner space Carl Guyenette has turned musician Jeff Wayne's 70’s concept album into two hours of immersive terror – by putting all the tech at the service of the story...
12:01, 2019-05-24

Going to space is a real pain in the back A six-month stay on the International Space Station can be a pain in the back for astronauts. While they may gain up to 2 inches in height temporarily, that effect is accompanied by a weakening of the muscles supporting the spine, according to a new study....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Get a Full Workout In Any Space With The BodyBoss 2.0 We don’t all have an extra room in our homes to use as a gym, but the BodyBoss 2.0 is a flexible, resistance band-based system that can simulate almost any gym workout in even a tiny apartment. It raised over $1,000,000 through crowdfunding, and now, you can buy it from Amazon for $10 off the best p...
17:15, 2019-05-29

| Russia launches space telescope Russia has launched a space telescope from the cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, a joint project with Germany intended to replace one it lost in January....
10:00, 2019-07-14

How to Profit in Space: A Visual Guide The cosmos, long ruled by governments, is now a playground for companies like SpaceX. Space is littered with satellites at different altitudes from the Earth, and more are coming, as falling costs have opened the door to new competition for dominance....
21:00, 2019-06-27

NASA wants to grow peppers in space Growing peppers will give astronauts an option for spicing up their sometimes bland food options in space -- and as an added benefit, peppers are rich in vitamin C which is “important for space diets.”...
23:00, 2019-07-16

NASA is about to grow fruit in space NASA has big plans for space travel that include heading to both the Moon and Mars sooner rather than later. If humans begin to travel to other worlds on a regular basis — or even set up shop and live there — we’re going to need food, and that means finding a way to grow fruits and...
05:45, 2019-07-16

There’s so much junk in space that our satellites will soon be at risk We have been leaving debris in space for 60 years. Our continuing exploration of the cosmos may rely on a bizarre array of nets, lasers and gecko-like grippers...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Space and booze, an anecdotal history Since this is a cocktail conference, every seminar needs a tasting. This riff on an Old Fashioned was inspired by Comet Lovejoy, "which is effectively a massive Old Fashioned—alcohol and sugar—slinging itself along the universe," said bartender Tristan Stephenson. [credit: ...
19:30, 2019-07-06

The race to build a space internet available to anyone, anywhere Tech billionaires are building a wireless, orbiting internet accessible in even the deepest jungle. The first satellites are already up - but do we really want it?...
14:45, 2019-05-21

How countries are protecting themselves from attacks in space The United States is one country that has identified space defence as a national security priority. But what are the specific threats it faces in space?...
20:30, 2019-07-16

Ten Bizarre Mysteries Across Time and Space All through history and time people have been trying to solve unexplained phenomena and bizarre mysteries. As humans, we’re often fascinated and sometimes frightened by what we don’t understand.  ...
07:45, 2019-06-02

#AskMattAnything - If space is a vacuum, who changes the bags? "Matt Stephens returns for the fifth episode of the much-loved show from the Giro d’Italia. Remember to get your questions in using the hashtag #AskMattAnything"...
14:45, 2019-05-25

Selfish motives must not imperil the new space age As Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Donald Trump rush to return people to space, we need to make sure nationalism and rivalries don’t mortgage the solar system’s future...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Reports: 'Space Jam 2' cast to include AD, CP3 LeBron James will have plenty of stars joining him in the cast of "Space Jam 2," as multiple reports say Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson and Chris Paul will be in the remake of the 1996 box-office smash that starred Michael Jordan....
06:30, 2019-06-20

Space oddities: why the Futurama reboot went from sci-fi to sci-why The show was axed and remade, moving to Comedy Central and leaving its comedic legacy behindMatt Groening could do no wrong in 1999. The Simpsons was still both witty and money-spinning, and he could get any project he wanted greenlit – even a sci-fi comedy cartoon called Futurama. The show began wi...
22:30, 2019-06-10

Inventions we use every day that were actually created for space exploration Unlike inventions we no longer use, these inventions are employed daily to save lives, improve environmental sustainability, and keep humans healthy.       ...
14:00, 2019-07-08

Massive California earthquakes could be seen from space The CEO of satellite company Planet tweeted images on Sunday that clearly show the fissure in Ridgecrest, California after the 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit the desert town -- the most powerful to rock the area in two decades....
22:15, 2019-07-09

How can I increase my laptop’s storage space? Marex has run out of space for music and graphic design work; thankfully, adding an SSD is easy I use a Dell 15-5577 laptop with 8GB of memory for music production and graphic design. The problem is that its 256GB SSD is not enough to store all my projects. An external drive is not an option because...
16:15, 2019-05-21

How to Buy in Bulk When You Live in a Small Space Buying in bulk can be an empowering experience. The combination of the cost-savings, plus the satisfaction of not needing to buy that again for a while, can leave you feeling like you’ve managed to really cheat the system. Until you get home and realize that, uh, you don’t have room for this many ca...
22:00, 2019-06-12

Here’s What Tropical Storm Barry Looks Like From Space A severe storm that threatens to strike Louisiana as a hurricane officially became Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) confirmed. Tropical Storm Barry is currently gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico about 90 miles south of the mouth of the Mississippi River, the...
00:15, 2019-07-12

| WATCH: Key moments in the conquest of space Half a century has passed - but the moment Moon pioneer Neil Armstrong took his historic first step on the lunar surface is etched in the memories of those who tuned in....
21:45, 2019-07-08

Space evaders: why sci-fi sequels don't need to spell it out In explaining their premises, sci-fi movies lose the mystique that makes them great. When aliens invade, sometimes less is moreIf there is a perfect blueprint for sci-fi and fantasy film-making, it is probably something we’ll need a time machine to discover. Until recently, Hollywood appeared to be ...
14:45, 2019-07-11

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
17:00, 2019-07-08

We don’t know enough about space radiation to send people to Mars Mankind seems destined to one day set foot on Mars. NASA and other space agencies around the world are already making big plans for sending humans to the Red Planet, but we’re not nearly ready to actually stick human travelers in a ship and send them on the historic journey. As the European Space Ag...
03:15, 2019-06-05

How to free up space on a Mac computer that's running out of storage You can free up space on a Mac computer by simply deleting files or by using the computer's storage management tools to optimize the way you manage, organize, or remove your files. Once your Mac runs out of storage, it will begin to write files on the hard drive itself using virtual memory, which wi...
06:00, 2019-06-14

50 years ago the space race took humans to the moon In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon. Those first steps were preceded by a fast-paced technological race between the Soviet Union and the USA. Here's how it all started....
20:45, 2019-07-16

Lakers trading 3 to Wizards, clear cap space The Los Angeles Lakers' price tag for Anthony Davis got a little steeper on Thursday, with the tradeoff being that the team now has the flexibility to bring another max-contract star to play alongside him and LeBron James next season....
14:45, 2019-06-28

NASA says now is the best time in two centuries for space exploration When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see what the space weather forecast is looking......
20:15, 2019-06-13

Queensland wants a share of Australian space industry Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning has a vision where his state is getting its share of the jobs and growth that a local space scene will create....
15:30, 2019-06-21

One Of EVE Online's Most Challenging Jobs Is Being A Space Trucker Cocky fighter pilots, brilliant fleet tacticians, devious political overlords, and bloodthirsty pirates are all science fiction tropes associated with the players of EVE Online. While each of these types can be found traveling between the stars, all of them would be crippled without an often forgott...
02:00, 2019-06-21

The FAA Just Banned Flights Over Iranian Air Space. Here’s What Fliers Need to Know United Airlines has canceled some direct flights after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. carriers from Iranian airspace following Iran’s shoot-down of a high-altitude U.S. drone in the area. Other airlines around the world are following suit and avoiding the area. The FAA order c...
18:45, 2019-06-21

Man aiming to be first black African in space dead at 30 JOHANNESBURG — Mandla Maseko, a South African man who had won the opportunity to become the first black African to go into space, has died in a motorcycle crash. He was 30. Maseko was killed in Pretoria over the weekend, according to a family statement reported by local media Monday. Maseko became k...
00:30, 2019-07-09

Why employee experience, engagement software may be a hot space Customer experience has received all the attention, but employee experience may be another important software category. The problem? There are dozens of vendors coming at employee experience from different angles. You'll be stitching together apps for the foreseeable future....
00:45, 2019-06-24

E-Commerce Turns the Tables on Restaurant Space As food delivery expands across major U.S. cities, a handful of startups are trying to use the latest e-commerce technology to liberate restaurants and grocery stores from pricey, street-facing retail space....
15:00, 2019-07-04

Russia Launches Major New Telescope Into Space MOSCOW — A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia’s space agency said. Roscosmos said the telescope, named Spektr-RG, was delivered into a parking orbit before a final burn Saturday that kicked...
20:45, 2019-07-13

| Space odyssey for Wimbledon final coins Teenager Marni Johnson will flip the coin at the toss for the Wimbledon women's final as high as she can but not as high as it has already been - to space and back....
15:30, 2019-07-13

Teen girls prepare for space launch Teenage girls have designed Africa's first private satellite due to launch into space in 2017. It's hoped it can monitor and find answers to South Africa's drought crisis....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Best Buy will dedicate store space to 'smart' gym equipment Best Buy thinks it might have another way to remain relevant in the face of online shopping: diving head-first into smart fitness technology that often benefits from hands-on time. The big-box retailer has launched a fitness initiative that includes......
18:15, 2019-06-18

'Space Invaders' movie is closer to becoming a reality Warner Bros. bought the movie rights to Space Invaders years ago, and now it looks ready to do something with the classic alien-blasting franchise. Deadline reports that Warner's New Line Cinema is advancing production on the film, with Mortal Komba......
10:30, 2019-07-14

NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before First Space Mission NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Monday, July 1, for live satellite interviews from Star City, Russia, before launching on his first space mission, a nine-month expedition aboard the International Space Station....
20:00, 2019-06-18

Sources: Lakers ship 3 to Wiz, open max space The Lakers have agreed to send three players to the Wizards, sources tell ESPN. The move will allow Los Angeles to acquire Anthony Davis on July 6 while also leaving the team $32 million in salary-cap space....
21:45, 2019-06-27

Lakers in desperate scramble to create more cap space The Lakers are trying to add their next piece. Los Angeles is scrambling to reshape the blockbuster Anthony Davis trade with the Pelicans and create $32 million-plus in salary cap space when the free agent moratorium ends on July 6, according to ESPN. The Lakers are shopping three of the remaining f...
18:00, 2019-06-19

Lexus shows off images of its first-ever space jet concept Lexus debuts its first space jet concept in the next 'Men in Black' movie. Images and details of the spacecraft offer a peek into the company's future       ...
17:15, 2019-06-14

Seven inventions from the Apollo space program we still use today It’s been nearly 50 years since NASA put man on the Moon but many of the technologies invented for the groundbreaking Apollo space program are still used in our lives on Earth today. From the tiny cameras in our cellphones to the heat-proof uniforms used by firefighters to protect them from th...
00:30, 2019-07-09

NASA opening space station to visitors NASA announced Friday that it will open the International Space Station to private astronauts, with the first visit as early as next year. (June 7)       ...
00:45, 2019-06-11

Check out the bizarre way water boils in space They say “a watched pot never boils,” but you’re not going to want to miss seeing water boil in one big bubble in microgravity.        ...
00:45, 2019-05-25

AI could monitor farms from space to look for illegal pollution AI can find farms from space. The technique is being used to monitor some farms in Europe and may eventually be able to flag those that break the law...
04:45, 2019-05-22

Warframe Players Love Their New Space Roombas Warframe is an online game all about cool cyborg-ninjas, acrobatics, and weird aliens. However, something new was added in a recent update: Space Roombas. These small little cleaning-bots have quickly become beloved by the community, with players spending in-game currency on them and figuring out wa...
19:00, 2019-05-25

Space travel could cripple astronauts with arthritis Space travel could cripple astronauts with arthritis from a young age, research reveals. Even short spells could be harmful because bones and joints interact differently in zero gravity. Previous research showed that living in space leads to other changes in the human body affecting the immune syste...
22:30, 2019-05-23

Cosmonauts take spacewalk outside International Space Station MOSCOW — Two Russian crewmembers on the International Space Station ventured into open space Wednesday to conduct scientific research and help maintain the orbiting outpost. Oleg Kononenko and Alexey Ovchinin worked to retrieve several scientific experiments intended to study the impact of space fli...
20:45, 2019-05-30

Former Colgate plant could become hotel, commercial space CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A former Colgate-Palmolive Co. plant in southern Indiana could become the home of a hotel and residential and commercial space. The plant in the Ohio River town of Clarksville produced toothpaste and other personal hygiene products for decades until it closed in 2007. But a ...
17:30, 2019-05-26

Cover Your Entire Work Space in Mouse Pad For $8 $8 is less than you’d spend on a lot of basic, standard sized mouse pads. But today, that gets you a massive 2.5' x 1' model that can accommodate your keyboard as well. So luxurious! Just be sure to use promo code 2Q9N3UCB at checkout to get the deal....
02:00, 2019-05-22

'Observation' is a gripping space puzzler with an AI hero Many video games are set in space. Most cast you as a human super-soldier or plucky science-type trying to untangle a truly terrible situation. Not Observation. The latest game from No Code, the Scottish studio behind Stories Untold, makes you play a......
17:00, 2019-05-22

We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth Going into space invites us to consider our position as the dominant species on a fragile planet, and how hard we must fight for it, says Richard Webb...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Night fishing with light-up lures that can be seen from space In this stunning photo snapped from the International Space Station, green LED fishing lures light up the night in the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea...
22:45, 2019-05-21

What happened when one twin went to space and the other stayed home? Astronaut twin brothers Scott and Mark Kelly took part in a unique space travel experiment and it turns out that space changes your urine but not your faeces...
14:45, 2019-05-21

IKEA teams up with Ori on robotic furniture to help you save space IKEA has teamed up with U.S startup Ori for the development of a robotic piece of furniture aimed at helping people make more efficient use of tiny living spaces....
23:30, 2019-06-04

Hitting the Books: We won't colonize space without a Weyland-Yutani Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and......
17:15, 2019-06-15

Boeing's space division HQ will move from Virginia to Florida Defense contractor and aerospace giant Boeing said Wednesday it will move its space and launch division headquarters to Titusville on Florida's Space Coast from Arlington, Va....
00:30, 2019-06-20

The West Coast is running out of space to put dead whales PORTLAND, Ore. — So many gray whales are washing up on the U.S. West Coast that the federal agency that deals with the rotting carcasses is running out of places to put them while they decompose. NOAA Fisheries is asking those with private, isolated beachfront property to “host” a rottin...
11:00, 2019-06-21

France to create space command within air force: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he had approved the creation of a space command within the French air force to improve the country's defense capabilities....
02:00, 2019-07-14

Canadiens free up more cap space: trade Deslauriers to Ducks ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks have acquired checking-line forward Nicolas Deslauriers in a trade with the Montreal Canadiens. Montreal got a 2020 fourth-round draft pick and freed up $950,000 under the salary cap in completing their second trade Sunday. The Canadiens earlier traded center...
01:45, 2019-07-01

60 Wall St. taps CBRE to market office space The owners of 60 Wall St. have tapped CBRE to market the tower’s 1.7 million square feet of office space once Deutsche Bank moves out, sources said — a pivotal moment in the 30-year-old tower’s history. The CBRE assignment, which followed what an insider termed a “fierce” competition among major bro...
17:45, 2019-05-21

India plans to launch space station by 2030 India's broadening spaceflight ambitions now include a longer-term presence in Earth's orbit. Indian Space Research Organization chief K Sivan (above) recently revealed plans to launch a space station around 2030. It will be a relatively small stat......
07:00, 2019-06-17

Mini universes could be constantly exploding at every point in space If every point in space acts like a tiny universe, growing and then shrinking, it could explain our universe’s expansion and solve one of physics’ biggest problems...
15:30, 2019-05-21

July 8, 2011: That time Ars saw the last ever Space Shuttle launch The shuttle went to orbit more quickly than our autofocus could follow MERRITT ISLAND, Florida—The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy describes space as "really big." Kennedy Space Center (KSC) might be peanuts compared to space but, for human-sized visitors, it's pretty big. Located on Florida's ...
00:45, 2019-07-09

Biotech ETFs are breaking out—here are 3 ways to play the space Pfizer's deal to buy Array BioPharma for $10.6 billion has ignited biotech stocks. There are ways to get in on the rally using exchange-traded funds....
22:15, 2019-06-17

Nets free up a little more cap space with Hollis-Jefferson decision The Nets are letting Rondae Hollis-Jefferson into unrestricted free agency. Brooklyn declined to make a $3.96 qualifying offer to the 24-year old forward, according to ESPN.com. Doing so would have kept Hollis-Jefferson in restricted free agency, allowing the Nets to match any offer sheet he signed....
23:15, 2019-06-17

German court halts space experiment on hamsters A German university's space travel experiment has been put on ice for now, as it would have cost the lives of dozens of hamsters. The court said there were still unanswered questions about the ethics of the animal tests....
21:00, 2019-06-21

Japan just sent a privately-funded rocket into space for the first time ever SpaceX is already a household name around the globe, but there’s no shortage of other startups vying for their slice of the private spaceflight pie. Companies like the Jeff Bezos-led Blue Origin are doing some pretty impressive things, and a relatively new startup out of Japan just hit a big m...
14:15, 2019-05-22

Russia launches major new telescope into space after delays Russia’s space agency says a Russian Proton-M rocket has successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit after days of launch delays...
22:45, 2019-07-13

PBS celebrates the lunar landing's anniversary with a space miniseries This year marks the lunar landing's 50th anniversary, and PBS is celebrating the event by broadcasting a space-themed mini-series. The broadcaster will debut the six-episode show entitled Stellar on June 20th, publishing the episodes on its YouTube a......
19:00, 2019-06-19

Astronomers studying space could help fight breast cancer Techniques developed by astronomers to understand space could help fight against breast and skin cancer, according to new research. A large part of astronomy depends on the detection and analysis of light – scientists study the light scattered, absorbed and re-emitted in clouds of gas and dust...
03:15, 2019-07-03

Warframe wants to send a player to space (rocket not included) Digital Extremes, creators of the runaway hit third-person shooter Warframe, revealed this weekend that it’s running a contest to send one of its devoted players to space — well, sort of. What it’s really offering is a pretty sweet payday, but it’ll be up to the winner if that money goes towards a t...
08:45, 2019-07-09

California quakes left a crack in the Earth so big it can be seen from space Satellite images show a massive rupture in the Earth's surface left behind by the two earthquakes that rocked southern California last week.        ...
15:15, 2019-07-09

Brad Pitt Heads to Space in First Trailer for Ad Astra Fox has released the first trailer for Brad Pitt-starrer sci-fi film Ad Astra, which has been directed by James Gray (The Lost City of Z). Ad Astra will release September 20....
21:45, 2019-06-05

Sailing Among the Stars: How Photons Could Revolutionise Space Flight A few days from now, a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will lift off from Florida, carrying a satellite the size of a loaf of bread with nothing to power it but a huge polyester "solar sail."...
12:15, 2019-06-20

Paid Dropbox users are getting 1TB more storage space today Dropbox has spent much of the last few years focused on its products for enterprise business, but the company got its start by offering a simple, reasonably priced cloud storage and sync option. With major competition in the space from Google Drive,......
21:00, 2019-05-29

Martin Parr's Soviet space dog collection – in pictures “From the first moment I saw a piece of space dog ephemera I was hooked,” says the photographer and avid collector Martin Parr in the foreword to a new book featuring his canine-themed Soviet memorabilia. In the 1950s, before man was sent into space, the USSR dispatched dogs up there (first a stray ...
19:15, 2019-06-01

SpaceX is about to launch a sail propelled through space by sunshine The Planetary Society’s LightSail-2 satellite, which uses sails to harness the energy of sunlight, is planned to launch 24 June aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket...
19:00, 2019-06-20

Observation review – you are the AI in this unsettling space-station thriller PlayStation 4, PC; No Code/Devolver DigitalMaking the player the mainframe in this 2001-inspired sci-fi aboard a space station gone wrong is inspired A spacestation adrift. A lone crewmember in peril. A mission that’s not what it seemed to be. Observation’s setup is familiar from plenty of sciencefi...
17:30, 2019-05-22

In photos: Sotheby's to auction artifacts from space missions Artifacts from the Apollo missions are shown on July 12, 2019, in New York City, to be featured in an upcoming Sotheby's auction dedicated to space exploration in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the historic moon landing....
06:30, 2019-07-13

Russians Mock Elon Musk, Send Toy Car Into Space Mocking SpaceX CEO Elon Musk launched a Tesla car into space in 2018, Russian scientists sent their own red car outside the Earth, but the car was actually just a toy....
11:30, 2019-06-15

Cyberwarfare in space: Satellites at risk of hacker attacks Old IT systems, supply chain vulnerabilities and other technological issues leave military satellite communications open to disruption and tampering with potentially chaotic consequences, says research paper....
05:30, 2019-07-03

That Big California Earthquake Left a Scar That's Visible From Space Friday’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake near Ridgecrest, California, was nothing to sneeze at. The shake, which triggered gas leaks, power outages, and fires, was felt from San Diego to Sacramento. And it ripped open a new fissure in the Earth that didn’t escape the notice of humanity’s ever-growing satel...
00:30, 2019-07-09

Russia launches German space telescope to map cosmos Roskosmos has launched a German-Russian space telescope to replace Moscow's Hubble-like Spektr-R. The telescope will allow scientists to observe more than 100,000 galaxy clusters, marking "the beginning of a new era."...
19:30, 2019-07-13

Apollo space program spawned technologies, products still in use NASA has been erroneously credited with inventing a handful of things -- Tang, Velcro and computer chips, to name a few -- but America's space agency really is responsible for many innovations still in use....
15:45, 2019-07-04

NASA will let people pay to stay on the International Space Station NASA has announced that it is opening the International Space Station up to private business, including astronauts who will pay $35,000 a night to visit...
19:30, 2019-06-07

At last, US dream of resuming human space launches are within reach For nearly a decade the US has relied on Russia to get its astronauts into space. With the test of SpaceX's crew capsule, it looks set to bring launches home again soon...
14:45, 2019-05-21

NASA to allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station NASA is planning to allow private astronauts to fly to the International Space Station, as well as open up the orbiting laboratory to more commercial interests, including filming advertisements in an......
17:45, 2019-06-07

WeWork leases space for its headquarters on Sixth Avenue WeWork has leased another space — but this time it is for its own HQ. The co-working behemoth is moving to 212,387 square feet at 630 Sixth Ave. along Ladies’ Mile between West 18th and 19th streets. Now known as the We Company, it is right around the corner at 115 W. 18th St. in......
07:45, 2019-05-29

Cosmetics brand doubling size of downtown space Skincare products maker Korres USA is putting on a happy face at 80 Maiden Lane. The Greek brand, which specializes in all-natural cosmetics, is upsizing from 4,500 square feet in the tower to 10,000 square feet. The asking rent was $58 a square foot. The new lease was revealed by Cressa Advisors’ T...
10:15, 2019-07-16

Sketchy $85M ‘trip to space’ apartment yanked from market New York’s most expensive — and phoniest — apartment is history. Listed for $85 million, the penthouse of the Atelier at 635 West 42nd Street had commanded an impressive position on Manhattan’s residential market since 2013. But last week, the New York Post once again exposed the listing for what it...
21:45, 2019-06-12

USPS Old Chelsea Station may offer apartment space soon The US Postal Service has hired a JLL team led by Brock Emmetsberger that includes Jeanne Davis and Danny Mankovsky, who will market the rooftop space to a developer....
23:45, 2019-06-27

DJ Set To Be First Black African In Space Killed In Bike Crash A South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash before turning his dream into reality, his family announced Sunday....
22:00, 2019-07-07

Mysterious X-37B military space plane caught on camera Skywatcher and satellite tracker Ralf Vandebergh of the Netherlands recently caught a rare glimpse of the U.S. Air Force's secretive X-37B space plane ....
19:30, 2019-07-08

NATO looks to outer space as modern warfare evolves Since its founding 70 years ago, NATO has primarily focused on the threat posed by conventional warfare. But these days, conflicts are also fought in cyberspace. Could outer space be next?...
19:45, 2019-06-27

NASA is going to fire an atomic clock into space so astronauts know where they’re going As NASA and other organizations begin to lay the groundwork for crewed missions to places other than an orbiting space station or even the Moon, they’re beginning to better understand the potential challenges such missions will pose. Keeping a crew alive and well for a long-haul space mission ...
05:15, 2019-06-18

Virgin Galactic reaches space again - this time with a passenger The first test passenger has gone to the edge of space aboard Virgin Galactic’s Unity space plane, a key milestone in the firm’s quest to send paying customers to space...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Nasa to allow commercial access to the International Space Station Move will allow private astronauts to spend up to 30 days in low-Earth orbit and businesses to shoot film and adverts in spaceNasa will allow unprecedented commercial access to the International Space Station (ISS) for marketing, business and space tourism, the agency announced on Friday.The change ...
20:15, 2019-06-07

US Air Force base in New Mexico gets upgrade for ‘space defense’ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Air Force has begun construction on a facility at Kirtland Air Force Base that officials say will play a role in the proposed “space defense.” The Albuquerque Journal reports the Air Force Research Laboratory’s $12.8 million Space Control Laboratory wil...
10:15, 2019-06-12

NASA TV Set to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station Filled with more than 4,200 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to return to Earth from the International Space Station Monday, June 3....
23:45, 2019-05-30

Outer Wilds makes an art form out of “Oh fuck, I’m going to die in space” Every Friday, several A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?...
16:45, 2019-06-07

Elon Musk's SpaceX or a superpower: Who'll win the new space race? Nations from the US to China and companies such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX are vying to leave Earth again. But why – and are we ready for a second space age?...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Woman Fatally Stabbed In Dispute Over Parking Space PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a woman fatally stabbed another woman in a dispute over a parking spot in Philadelphia. The attack happened about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities say the two women were arguing over the parking space when one stabbed the other twice in the chest. The 27-year-old vi...
15:00, 2019-06-12

Simple city gardening: how to transform your outside space with just one plant Kate Gould, award-winning RHS Chelsea garden designer, explains how a few well-chosen plants can turn a small garden or balcony into a relaxing retreat....
10:30, 2019-06-07

WA joins Aussie space efforts with AU$6m investment from Canberra Western Australia will play its part in developing the country's space industry through the launch of a robotics and artificial intelligence mission control facility aimed at advancing the remote operation of autonomous and robotic systems in space....
09:45, 2019-07-10

Shooting Rich People Into Space Isn't the Final Frontier British billionaire Richard Branson’s dream of shooting people into space may echo Apollo 11’s epic moon landing 50 years ago this month, but for investors it could end up looking more like the Apollo 13 fiasco....
21:30, 2019-07-10

First-ever Lexus space jet idea has specs you've never heard of, until now Lexus is really taking transportation concepts to new heights with its latest announcement: A spacecraft designed for the 'Men in Black' franchise.       ...
15:30, 2019-06-14

Simpler, air-powered soft robots could help with space exploration Soft robots promise a kinder, gentler approach to automation, but they're frequently hamstrung by complexity, costs and the need for wires. Thankfully, Harvard researchers have found a way to simplify matters. They've developed a softrobot driven b......
15:15, 2019-06-02

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope to Retire in 2020 NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope will be switched off permanently on January 30, 2020, after nearly 16 years of exploring the cosmos in infrared light....
14:15, 2019-06-14

Blasting Rich People Into Space Is Better Business Than Uber, Somehow Virgin Galactic is preparing to become the first publicly traded spaceflight company, and the venture is setting a course to be profitable by August 2021, which would put it lightyears ahead of the profitability projections of another transportation-based company that simply moves people around on E...
00:15, 2019-07-10

France is creating a space command to defend its satellites The US isn't the only country that wants to create a dedicated space force within its military. French President Emmanuel Macron has greenlit plans to create a space command within his country's air force next September. The division would bolster......
08:15, 2019-07-15

SEE IT: Russia launches major new telescope into space after delays A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia’s space agency said....
08:45, 2019-07-15

Leafs deal Marleau to Hurricanes, free cap space The Maple Leafs have freed up cap space by trading Patrick Marleau and draft picks to the Hurricanes. Carolina is expected to buy out the last year of his contract....
22:00, 2019-06-22

Berlin cyclists take over streets, demand more space for bikes Tens of thousands of cyclists have taken over the streets of Berlin as part of a campaign to make the city more bike-friendly. Organizers have called it the "biggest bicycle demonstration in the world."...
03:45, 2019-06-03

India's space startups ignite investor interest From companies building palm-sized satellites to those aiming to propel satellites into space using cleaner fuels, a new wave of space technology startups are mushrooming in India, catching the attention of investors keen to join the space race....
09:00, 2019-06-23

How NASA Sold the Science and Glamour of Space Travel At the time of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, some Americans had reservations about the wisdom of reaching for the stars when troubles swelled on Earth....
04:30, 2019-06-24

Are Russian space satellites failing? It’s now harder to find out Enlarge / Roscosmos Head Dmitry Rogozin before Russian-Chinese talks at the Moscow Kremlin in June. (credit: Mikhail Metzel/TASS via Getty Images) One of the key themes of HBO's new Chernobyl miniseries is the Soviet Union's control of information. As the television series shows, the state's warpi...
21:30, 2019-06-18

Airbus seeks new partners to expand in U.S. space market Airbus' defense division is looking for new partners to expand its presence in the growing U.S. space market, and could potentially build components for a lunar program there, Airbus Defense and Space Chief Executive Dirk Hoke told Reuters....
22:15, 2019-06-18

Most Americans Say Returning to the Moon Shouldn’t Be a Space Program Priority Most Americans don’t think returning to the moon should be a top priority for the country’s space program, a recent poll found, despite the Trump administration’s goal to do exactly that within five years. Only 23% of Americans consider the return voyage a priority, according to an...
17:45, 2019-07-08

NASA To Open International Space Station To Tourists From Next Year NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as of next year, as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab....
18:01, 2019-06-07

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available data about the Earth and its orbit amid growing concerns about the risks posed by space debris....
21:15, 2019-06-16

U.N., European bodies outline joint push against space junk European and U.N. bodies on Thursday outlined a joint push for global action on space junk, saying that debris orbiting the earth must be cleaned up as satellites launched by private companies and other new entrants are adding to the crowding....
03:00, 2019-06-21

Spacewatch: Nasa awards first contract for lunar space station Maxar wins $375m deal to build the Lunar Gateway’s power and propulsion elementNasa has contracted Maxar Technologies to develop the first element of its Lunar Gateway space station, an essential part of its plan to return astronauts to the moon by 2024.Astronauts arriving from Earth in the Orion cr...
23:45, 2019-05-30

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020 It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it is opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you will need deep pockets to venture into deep space....
18:30, 2019-06-07

Got $50 Million for a Vacation? NASA to Open Space Station to Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the US space agency said on Friday....
12:45, 2019-06-08

House committee delays decision on funding Space Force A draft of the National Defense Authorization Act released by the House does not fund the Space Force envisioned by President Donald Trump, but members of Congress say an amendment for it will be voted on Wednesday....
05:15, 2019-06-11

Tech giants moving to Manhattan’s largest office space Justworks’ relocation from the Starrett-Lehigh Building in West Chelsea leaves only about 400,000 square feet available at 55 Water, said Howard Fiddle, leader of a CBRE leasing team....
05:45, 2019-06-11

Kentucky gov, AG clash over office space amid gov race match FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear are fighting over Capitol office space as they clash in the race for governor. Through a public records request, the Lexington Herald-Leader obtained a June 26 letter in which Finance and A...
17:45, 2019-06-29

Don't miss: Apollo 11 recalled, mapping galaxies and a space thriller Catch a podcast about the first moon landing, read about the Milky Way’s crowded backyard, and play the part of an AI in a game set on a malfunctioning space station...
04:45, 2019-05-22

Russian cosmonauts complete spacewalk at International Space Station A pair of Russian cosmonauts completed a spacewalk on Wednesday to retrieve science experiments and carry out maintenance on the International Space Station....
02:45, 2019-05-30

Galaxy Note 10 5G tipped to feature up to 1TB of built-in storage space Samsung is widely expected to launch four Galaxy Note 10 phones this summer, including two 4G and two 5G versions, and we have a pretty good idea of what these devices will have to offer. A variety of rumors covered the design and specs of the Galaxy Note 10 in great detail, surfacing a few unexpect...
21:15, 2019-07-10

Bored Teenagers Built a Rocket to Launch Into Space---'It's Truly a Miracle' This week, a group of college kids will see if their crazy attempt to send a rocket into space on their own succeeds. The rollicking mission was run by amateurs on a shoestring budget with bootstrapped materials....
07:45, 2019-05-30

NASA Twin Satellites to Study Signal Disruption From Space NASA is preparing to launch twin satellites this month that focus on how radio signals that pass through the Earth's upper atmosphere can be distorted....
01:45, 2019-06-12

Astronomers Just About Certain They Found the Apollo 10 Lunar Module Floating in Space It’s always a good idea to do a real dry run before doing something big. Like, you’re not going to try and bust out your full interpretive-dance karaoke of Radar Love without trying it out in front of the mirror first, right? Of course not. The same was true for NASA and the Apollo moon landings. Th...
02:00, 2019-06-12

Ariana Grande loves space, so NASA took her to mission control Ariana Grande wrote an entire song about her love for space, literal and metaphorical, and this weekend, she got the ultimate space-fan tour experience, visiting NASA's Johnson Space Center on May 18....
20:45, 2019-05-21

NASA’s deep-space mission to a $10 quintillion all-metal world The unique metal asteroid Psyche may be a space miner's fantasy – but there are better reasons to want to visit it, says mission leader Lindy Elkins-Tanton...
22:45, 2019-05-21

NASA’s lunar lander was just rediscovered after being lost in space for 50 years Back in 1969 NASA was in the middle of the biggest space race in human history. The Apollo 10 mission was a huge milestone in NASA’s adventure from the Earth to the Moon, and the ‘Snoopy’ lunar module traveled close the Moon’s surface before heading back to the command module...
00:45, 2019-06-11

Ancient space collision caused mysterious Moon 'anomaly' There are two distinct sides (or faces) of the Moon: one is largely marked with craters, while the other is chock full of open basins. Now, a new study suggests that an ancient celestial body is the cause of this mysterious "anomaly."...
20:45, 2019-05-22

Fly me to the moon: Germany eyes slice of lucrative space market BERLIN Reuters) - Facing tough competition from China, the United States and even tiny Luxembourg, Germany is racing to draft new laws and attract private investment to secure a slice of an emerging space market that could be worth $1 trillion a year by the 2040s....
19:30, 2019-05-21

Review: ‘Observation’ Is a Space Station Thriller With One Clever Twist A camera films Dr. Emma Fisher, an astronaut aboard what seems to be an otherwise empty International Space Station, as she floats through the facility’s tangled modules just after some horrible accident. The situation looks bleak: the rest of the crew is missing, and the ISS is no longer in E...
18:15, 2019-05-21

Next Month's Total Solar Eclipse Will Pass Right Over a Space Observatory Next month, a total solar eclipse will pass over a slice of the South Pacific, Chile, and Argentina—and directly over an observatory in the Andes run by the National Science Foundation.Read more......
19:15, 2019-06-14

NASA to Announce Commercial Opportunities at International Space Station NASA will announce the agency’s plans to open the International Space Station to expanded commercial activities at 10 a.m. EDT Friday, June 7, at Nasdaq in New York City....
01:15, 2019-06-01

Europe's Space Agency opens its doors to commercial spaceflights It's not only NASA that is embracing private space flight. The European Space Agency (ESA) is opening its own commercial space program, giving companies the option to take paid trips into orbit....
18:15, 2019-06-10

Virgin Galactic announces it will take its space tourism venture public With the capital it raises by going public, the company will be able to sustain its operations until it begins commercial flights and starts generating its own revenue....
16:30, 2019-07-09

Russia says U.S. military curbs on space cooperation are unfair competition Russia accused the United States of trying to unfairly grab market share in the space services industry on Friday after the U.S. military imposed restrictions on space launch cooperation with Moscow....
00:45, 2019-06-01

Private astronauts could spend a month in space under new NASA plan As part of its new plan to encourage commercial use of the International Space Station , NASA is opening the orbiting facility to up to two private astronauts per year, the agency announced today (June 7)....
21:45, 2019-06-10

NFL quarterbacks have strange conversation about outer space on social media Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett’s strange question about outer space roped Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Joshua Dobbs into the conversation....
17:45, 2019-07-11

Space-obssessed tourists flock to Chile for solar eclipse LA SERENA, Chile — The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region’s clear skies. In Coquimbo, a region spanning the Pacific coast and the Andes, tourism demand has already ecl...
21:45, 2019-06-10

Capitals trade Niskanen to Flyers for Gudas, clear cap space WASHINGTON (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired defenseman Matt Niskanen from the Washington Capitals for defenseman Radko Gudas. Philadelphia is retaining 30 percent of Gudas’ salary in the final year of his contract. Gudas counts $3.35 million against the salary cap. Washington will ...
17:45, 2019-06-14

Space company Avio's Vega vehicle has launch failure Italian space company Avio said on Thursday a Vega launch vehicle carrying a United Arab Emirates satellite experienced "an anomaly" which lead to a launch failure....
16:30, 2019-07-11

These Sumptuous Images Give Deep Space Data an Old-World Look Eleanor Lutz is a biologist with a knack for producing visually rich data visualizations. She released her latest series, Atlas of Space, this month....
14:45, 2019-06-12

NASA opens the International Space Station to commercial ventures The International Space Station (ISS) is open for business. NASA announced today that it plans to commercialize the ISS, so that "U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a thriving commercial economy in low-Earth orbit." According to a......
17:15, 2019-06-07

NASA Television to Air Russian Spacewalk at International Space Station Two veteran Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station for a spacewalk Wednesday, May 29, to retrieve science experiments and conduct maintenance on the orbiting laboratory....
21:30, 2019-05-24

Space Rockets Spark Property Boom on Florida Coast Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are racing to send people into outer space and eventually to the moon and Mars. They are already improving the fortunes of a coastal Florida city that is home to their budding space ambitions....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Tana Joseph: The Hubble Space Telescope hooked me on science Astronomer Tana Joseph found her calling as a kid. She talks cosmic beauty, binary black holes and how even unlikely people can achieve something awesome...
06:45, 2019-06-05

| SpaceX launches satellites for space-based broadband network Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. launched 60 Starlink satellites late Thursday, a key step in Musk’s vision of creating a space-based network to provide broadband service around the world....
19:00, 2019-05-25

The European Space Agency Has a Plan to Intercept a 'Pristine' Comet With the historic Rosetta mission now firmly in the rear view mirror, the European Space Agency has set its sights on a different kind of comet, that is, a comet that’s never visited the inner reaches of the solar system. Called Comet Interceptor, the mission will include a mothership and two “daug...
00:15, 2019-06-21

This new space industry fund is already beating the market—here are its main drivers An out-of-this-world exchange-traded fund just hit the market, and its creator says it capitalizes on lesser-known industries involved in the space race....
00:45, 2019-05-27

NASA to allow tourists to visit International Space Station from 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station by 2020. Until now, the floating space lab has only been accessible to astronauts representing state-level space agencies. But in a surprise announcement today, NASA confirmed that it would be “opening the International Spac...
19:15, 2019-06-07

There aren’t enough space explosions to explain strange radio bursts Weird flashes of radio waves from space could in theory be coming from huge explosions, but now we know the radio bursts occur too often for that idea to work...
18:45, 2019-07-15

NASA space telescope finds Earth-sized exoplanet NASA said its new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite space telescope has discovered its smallest exoplanet so far, an alien world that’s roughly 80% the size of Earth and could help “unlock” secrets of how the Blue Planet became habitable. Known as L 98-59b, the new exoplanet is...
05:45, 2019-07-02

Vogue Gets An Exclusive Preview Of Net-A-Porter’s Invitation-Only Jewellery Space Entitled EIP Privé, Net-a-Porter hopes the online atelier will become the destination for exclusive treasures from the world’s foremost jewellers and watch makers...
06:15, 2019-07-02

Marilyn Monroe statue stolen from atop Hollywood art space A stainless steel statue of Marilyn Monroe that stood atop a two-story Hollywood public art space near the famous Walk of Fame for 25 years vanished Monday....
04:00, 2019-06-20

France's Macron announces creation of space force command On the eve of Bastille Day, the president confirmed plans to boost the country's defense capabilities by harnessing outer space. China, Russia and the US have recently fueled fears about the militarization of space....
02:15, 2019-07-14

The Morning After: NASA's struggle to keep its Voyager probes working in space Welcome to July 15th! For most of us, the summer has begun, so what better time to offer our new guide to outdoor gear for places that don't have WiFi (gasp!). As we do some preparatory stretches for Prime Day (more on that later), you might have mis......
17:30, 2019-07-15

Astronauts snap insane photo of volcano eruption from space The powerful eruption of the Raikoke volcano was captured by astronauts on the International Space Station on Saturday. The amazing image, which shows a huge plume of smoke rising up and surrounded by white clouds, was released by NASA Earth Observatory. Several satellites, along with astronauts on ...
04:30, 2019-06-28

To The Moon And Back: The Most Dramatic Space-Inspired Fashion Through The Years As we head towards the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, Vogue looks back over half a century of design inspired by constellations, astronauts, aliens and everything else in the great unknown...
10:45, 2019-06-24

Cosmic Waves Discovery Could Unlock Mysteries of Intergalactic Space Scientists were celebrating a groundbreaking astronomical discovery Thursday that they say could pave the way for mapping the outer reaches of the universe....
10:15, 2019-06-28

NASA officially orders its first segment of a lunar space station Maxar has been selected to build and fly the first element of NASA’s lunar Gateway. (credit: Maxar Technologies) NASA has chosen its first commercial partner for a proposed space station, known as the Lunar Gateway, to be built near the Moon. On Thursday, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Ma...
00:15, 2019-05-24

Safe Space or Police State? Monitoring Your Kids Online Some parents use tools that allow them to monitor every picture, email and text message a kid sends or receives and alert them at any sign of mischief....
12:00, 2019-06-04

David Saint-Jacques getting used to life on Earth after space mission The Canadian astronaut said while he hasn't felt any pain since his return Monday night, balance was an issue and he's been cautious walking and running....
22:45, 2019-06-28

| France's Macron announces creation of a space force command French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the creation of a new national military space force command that is intended to eventually be part of his country's air force....
15:45, 2019-07-14

Organic matter from space preserved in 3.3-billion-year-old rocks Carbon-based chemicals carried to Earth by a meteorite 3.3 billion years ago have been found encased in rock, and may have been crucial to the origin of life...
16:30, 2019-05-24

NASA could see more delays for SpaceX and Boeing private space flights When NASA awarded Boeing and SpaceX contracts to develop vehicles that can take astronauts to the ISS, it was hoping they'll be done by 2017. Unfortunately, both companies grappled with technical challenges that forced them to delay their timelines.......
17:15, 2019-06-21

Don't miss: Visualising inequality, space comms and a rare pregnancy See society through virtual lenses, explore how space links thawed the cold war, hear why a man became pregnant, plus other vital dates for your diary...
04:00, 2019-05-22

William Shatner would play Captain Kirk again for Tarantino -- but don't ask him to really go into space William Shatner admits he's not completely sold on the concept of alien life and he's even passed up the chance to actually travel into outer space, but one opportunity he'd grab in an instant would be to return to the role of Captain James T. Kirk for Quentin Tarantino's potential "Star Trek" film ...
22:30, 2019-06-27

A Mythical Form of Space Propulsion Finally Gets a Real Test Scientists have debated for decades whether the propulsion concept known as EmDrive is real or wishful thinking. A sensitive new tool may at last provide an answer....
00:30, 2019-06-06

Brad Pitt blasts into outer space for ‘Ad Astra’ trailer Brad Pitt is counting down to blast off. The trailer for his upcoming sci-fi flick, “Ad Astra,” was released Wednesday and follows astronaut Roy McBride (Pitt) as he attempts to locate his “hero” father (Tommy Lee Jones), who went missing while “in pursuit of knowledge&...
01:00, 2019-06-06

Fly off to Mars at Kennedy Space Center’s Astronaut Training Experience As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the first manned mission to land on the Moon, Florida’s Kennedy Space Center has opened up its Astronaut Training Experience to the public....
04:15, 2019-07-05

New Line Is Working on a Space Invaders Movie, and Nothing Surprises Me Anymore This job does things to you, folks. Once, I would be surprised and bemused by the things Hollywood tries to turn into major franchises in 2019. I might observe how the truth now matches what we used to make up as parody. But, look, Battleship is a real movie and Rihanna was in it and that was seven ...
06:45, 2019-07-14

SpaceX Satellites, For Giving Internet From Space, To Grow Harder To See SpaceX said Friday that the first 60 satellites in its "Starlink" constellation, which is intended to provide internet from space, will be less and less visible from Earth as they reach their final......
09:15, 2019-06-01

Poll: Tracking asteroids a favored focus for space program CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A new poll shows Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars. The poll by The Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Aff...
07:45, 2019-06-20

Apollo 11 insiders remember history's most famous space mission: 'We had a job to do and we did it' A detailed description of what the launch and landing of Apollo 11 were like for many of the 400,000 insiders who worked on the most famous space exploration mission in history....
21:15, 2019-07-16

NASA Invests $45M in US Small Businesses for Space Tech Development American small businesses will help NASA land astronauts on the Moon in five years and establish a sustainable presence there, as part of the agency’s larger Moon to Mars exploration approach....
05:15, 2019-06-19

Elite Player Took Some Beautiful Screenshots Of His 18-Week Journey Across Space Earlier this year, a group of Elite: Dangerous players set out on an expedition that would take them across the entire Milky Way, all 130,000 light years of it. The journey took months, and some of its most beautiful and bizarre sights have been captured by aes3297 in this collection of screenshots....
04:15, 2019-06-19

Russian Rocket Gets Hit by Lightning, Continues Hurtling Toward Space Like Nothing Happened A Russian Soyuz-2-1b rocket was struck by lightning yesterday, just seconds after liftoff. Remarkably, the uncrewed rocket continued on its mission as if nothing had happened.Read more......
21:30, 2019-05-28

Mars colonisation possible through sperm bank in space, study suggests Scientists find frozen sperm exposed to zero-g could go where no man has gone beforeAll-female astronaut crews could reproduce in space without the help of accompanying men, new research suggests.The study found that frozen samples of sperm exposed to microgravity retained similar characteristics to...
07:45, 2019-06-24

How Stanley Kubrick‘s '2001: A Space Odyssey' predicted the iPad Stanley Kubrick’s classic 1968 movie “2001: A Space Odyssey” offered a glimpse of an iPad-style device more than 40 years before Apple launched the wildly popular tablet. ...
14:15, 2019-07-06

Apollo 11 at 50: Space program transfixed Americans, changed pop culture Manned space missions since 1961 have influenced pop culture -- entertainment, architecture, fashion, consumer goods and language. The Apollo 11 moon landing was the pinnacle....
14:30, 2019-06-19

3rd mysterious deep-space flash traced to host galaxy Astronomers just pinpointed the source galaxy of another fast radio burst (FRB), suggesting that these brief and bizarre cosmic blasts may not remain mysterious for much longer....
17:45, 2019-07-04

First come, first served: how to make money renting out your parking space during Wimbledon Savvy homeowners in the most lucrative postcodes closest to the All England Club can earn up to £1,500 renting out their driveway during the tennis Championships....
12:45, 2019-07-02

Eric Cantona announces trip to space (maybe) with levitating sculpture of himself Footballer Eric Cantona is planning to take a trip into space (perhaps), and has announced it in the only logical way: by unveiling a life-sized levitating statue of himself at London Victoria railway station, England.The monument (puzzlingly described as the world's 'first levitating stat...
02:45, 2019-06-06

It came from outer space: Weird radio signal came from distant galaxy For the first time, the origin of a single radio pulse has been pinpointed to a distant galaxy several billion light years away, a new study said.       ...
22:30, 2019-06-27

Deutsche Bank cutting space at new office prior to move Embattled Deutsche Bank is downsizing so fast it’s giving up some of its relocation space at Time Warner Center before it even moves in. The German giant has already returned two floors to landlord Related Companies, sources told Realty Check. Although the floors contain only about 60,000 square fee...
10:30, 2019-07-16

Our most pressing space mission is to clear decades of orbiting junk Sixty years ago, the focus was on getting more objects into orbit. Today, the top priority is working out how technology can bring them back down again...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Amazon eyeing office space on Manhattan’s West Side After walking away from a deal to build a headquarters on the Queens waterfront in Long Island City, Amazon is back to shopping for office space on Manhattan’s West Side, sources tell The Post....
04:15, 2019-05-28

NASA's Astrobee cube robot flies in space for the first time NASA's Astrobee cube robots are finally earning their space wings... in a manner of speaking. The agency has confirmed that one of the bots, Bumble, flew on its own for the first time aboard the International Space Station on June 14th. While the t......
02:30, 2019-06-24

India to land rover on Moon in global space race Taking a giant leap in its space program, India is looking to solidify its place among the world’s space-exploring countries with its second unmanned mission to the moon, aiming to land a rover near the unexplored lunar south pole....
00:00, 2019-07-13

Advancing human exploration: Is space the final frontier, and how can data and AI get us there? Fifty years after the moon landing, it's not just NASA working on what many consider the final frontier for humanity: space travel. NASA, however, is special, and one of the reasons is that data is at the heart of what it does....
22:30, 2019-07-15

Reports: Lakers send trio to Wizards, clear cap space The Los Angeles Lakers reworked their trade for Anthony Davis to clear enough cap space to sign a free agent to a max deal, according to multiple reports Thursday....
02:15, 2019-06-28

Astronauts Aren’t Dying From Space Radiation, New Research Suggests Excessive exposure to the Sun’s harmful rays is an occupational hazard endured by astronauts, who run the risk of contracting cancer and heart disease as a result. At least that’s what we thought. New research shows that astronauts aren’t dying prematurely, but scientists caution that long duration ...
04:15, 2019-07-05

U.S. to Probe France's Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine ways to tax the internet economy....
10:45, 2019-07-11

VW Stalled Bond Probe, SEC Says The auto maker dragged out a federal investigation into whether it defrauded U.S. bond investors by omitting details about its efforts to cheat on diesel- emissions tests, according to the SEC....
01:15, 2019-07-09

Two female monkeys went to space 60 years ago. One became the poster child for astronaut masculinity Sixty years ago today, a pair of female monkeys made history when they went to space and landed safely — but their story was only just beginning to get weird....
17:30, 2019-05-30

David Saint-Jacques doing well after return to Earth, Canadian Space Agency says The 49-year-old Quebec native boarded a NASA plane during the night and is expect to arrive in Houston later today after a brief stopover in Scotland....
18:45, 2019-06-27

NASA Awards Contract for Second Mobile Launcher at Kennedy Space Center NASA has selected Bechtel National, Inc., of Reston, Virginia, to design and build a second mobile launch platform, known as Mobile Launcher 2 or ML2, for Exploration Ground Systems at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida....
23:30, 2019-06-27

Human ashes, Buzz Lightyear and a sandwich: Strange things we sent into space We've sent hundreds of things to space, from fun, to sentimental, to slightly bizarre. Here are a few of the most interesting.       ...
22:30, 2019-06-27

Chasing Rainbows review – boldly going into the white, male space race Hoxton Hall, London Donna Berlin is intense as an astronaut in Oneness Sankara’s play about the emotional cost of female ambition‘I would like to tell you a story about being the first,” Ama Baptiste tells us. Ama was the first in her family to go to university, the first to get a master’s degree an...
22:30, 2019-06-27

Pennsylvania Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on International Space Station Students from Pennsylvania will have an opportunity to speak live with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station at 1:40 p.m. EDT Monday, June 3....
23:45, 2019-05-30

Space-based gravitational-wave detector may detect strange exoplanets Enlarge / A depiction of one of the trio of satellites that will form the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna. (credit: NASA) The first detection of gravitational waves came via LIGO (the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory)—an instrument that has to strain to overcome the constant ...
16:30, 2019-07-09

‘I’ll be flying till I die!’ Why Wally Funk won’t give up her lifelong space mission The pilot broke astronaut training records in the 1960s before being told a woman’s place is not in orbit. Sixty years on, she is still pursuing her dreamWhen Wally Funk was barely a year old, she discovered aeroplanes. Her parents took her to an airport near where they lived in New Mexico and she g...
07:45, 2019-06-24

India Keeping Its Options Open for Foreign Collaborations Over Space Station India's ambitious plan of building a space station is at a nascent stage, and foreign collaborations for it have not yet been finalised, the government said on Wednesday....
11:00, 2019-07-04

Less is more? Inditex cuts stores but boosts space in home market Spain The list of retail casualties shutting up shop seems to grow by the month but Inditex, the world's largest clothing retailer, is still betting on its network of physical stores to drive growth....
13:15, 2019-06-20

Watch Fred Willard square off against Ted Cruz's mythical "space pirates" One very dull silver lining of the Trump presidency is the way in which certain conservatives, who had previously worked hard over decades to brand themselves as “intelligent” Republicans, have been forced to absolutely bulldoze those already-flimsy edifices in service of appeasing the latest capric...
08:00, 2019-05-23

Making space for female scientists' voices online, in the media and in person At first glance the Wikipedia author gender gap could suggest women are less interested in publishing on the page, as anyone can do it. But a recent study shows female editors regularly face online harassment and abuse....
20:00, 2019-06-19

US agency runs out of burial space after spike in gray whale deaths Landowners asked to help as authorities struggle with largest number of strandings in nearly two decadesThe carcasses of so many gray whales have washed up this year on the US west coast that authorities have run out of places to put them, and has asked landowners for help to bury them.The National ...
08:30, 2019-06-16

TIME Launches Space Newsletter Ahead of the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 On July 12, TIME is launching a new weekly space newsletter, to be published each Friday, analyzing space exploration, spaceflight, and the aerospace business. TIME has been at the forefront of space reporting for decades, dating back to groundbreaking coverage of NASA’s Mercury, Gemini and Ap...
17:45, 2019-07-08

Frances is in a bleak but hopeful space as Divorce kicks off its 3rd and final season This third and final season of Divorce is kicking off on a bit of a downer, and I welcome it. I’m close to the Frances/Diane/Dallas age bracket (Gen-Xer, pre-millennial) and so can completely relate to all three women being at a bit of a crossroads. When you’re a kid, or even in college, you have an...
17:15, 2019-07-02

Media Invited to News Conference, Interviews with Next Space Station Crew NASA astronaut Jessica Meir, along with crewmates Oleg Skripochka of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Hazzaa Ali Almansoori of the United Arab Emirates, a Roscosmos spaceflight participant, will discuss the upcoming Expeditions 60 and 61 crew increments aboard the International Space Station a...
02:15, 2019-07-09

In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream...for These Gabz Star Wars and Alien Posters Every artist has their own unique style. Some produce work that’s broad and colorful; others prefer detailed and dark. Then there are some whose work is so spot-on accurate it’s hard to tell it’s not a photograph. Gabz is one of those artists.Read more......
05:45, 2019-07-09

NASA picks Maxar to build the first piece of its lunar space station NASA chose Maxar Technologies to build the power and propulsion element of the Gateway lunar space station, which will be an outpost for going to the moon and Mars...
21:45, 2019-05-23

Space for media freedom rapidly shrinking in India: Dhruv Rathee With over 1.7 million subscribers, YouTuber Dhruv Rathee is not scared of speaking against the powers that be. His videos have contributed significantly to making India's Internet-savvy youth think critically....
00:45, 2019-06-18

Mystery radio waves from space tracked to a surprising home galaxy For the second time, astronomers have tracked a strange blast of radio waves from space to its host galaxy – and it is strangely different from the first one...
21:15, 2019-06-27

Adult space camp is a real thing, plus more summer camps for grown-ups Adult summer camps involve beer and wine tastings, kayaking, yoga on the beach, space exploration and more.       ...
17:00, 2019-06-22

Indian Space Start-Ups On Fundraising Spree Ignites Investors' Interest The state-run Indian Space Research Organization, currently preparing for its second lunar mission, has a monopoly on launching rockets in the country...
14:30, 2019-06-23

Netflix's 'Another Life' trailer shows Katee Sackhoff back in space It's been a while since we heard about this 10-episode sci-fi series from Netflix that features Battlestar Galactica and Longmire star Katee Sackhoff, but now there's a new teaser trailer for Another Life. According to the synopsis, her character Nik......
08:15, 2019-07-10

Los Angeles Lakers reworking Anthony Davis trade to create max space The Los Angeles Lakers have created a maximum salary slot of $32 million in free agency after the team reworked the terms of the Anthony Davis trade....
03:30, 2019-06-28

NASA’s atomic clock to navigate future deep space missions As NASA and other organizations begin to lay the groundwork for crewed missions to places other than an orbiting space station or even the Moon, they’re beginning to better understand the potential challenges such missions will pose. Keeping a crew alive and well for a long-haul space mission is goi...
23:30, 2019-06-18

Mysterious signals from space traced to galaxy 3.6 billion light-years away This is the first time ever that scientists have been able to find the exact location of a non-repeating fast radio burst (FRB) and it's a step closer to finding out what produces them....
05:00, 2019-06-29

Fernando Tatis Jr. Bends Fabric Of Space And Time, Avoids Getting Tagged Out It appeared as though Braves pitcher Mike Soroka was about the record the first out of his appearance against the Padres on Sunday. With an 0-2 count against Eric Hosmer, Soroka picked off Fernando Tatis Jr., who had a considerable lead at first base. Tatis Jr. was then caught in a rundown and, afte...
02:30, 2019-07-15

NASA wants to commercialize the International Space Station, and make heaps of cash doing it NASA has big plans for its immediate future, including missions to Mars and of course the Moon 2024 effort that was completely unaccounted for in the most recent federal budget. When it comes to science, funding can be hard to come by, and many of NASA’s projects are pricey. So, in the hopes o...
06:00, 2019-06-11

NASA to Broadcast Next Space Station Resupply Launch, Prelaunch Activities NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting 7:35 p.m. EDT Sunday, July 21, for the launch of its 18th agency-contracted resupply mission to the International Space Station. Live coverage will begin on NASA Television and the agency’s website Sunday with prelaunch events....
03:45, 2019-07-16