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February 12, 2018 7:16 AM Officials: Damaged MRI machine spewed hazardous gases at JFK

Officials: Damaged MRI machine spewed hazardous gases at JFK Officials say a hazmat team was called to New York's John F. Kennedy Airport when a damaged MRI machine started releasing hazardous gases. The Port Authority police union says the MRI machine was in transit at a cargo building Saturday evening when it somehow became damaged and started emitting 45

February 11, 2018 2:15 PM At last minute, Russia scrubs cargo launch to space station

Russia has scrubbed the planned launch of an unmanned cargo spacecraft that was to have delivered tons of supplies to the International Space Station. Preparations for the launch of the Progress ship from the Baikonur complex in Kazakhstan appeared to be proceeding smoothly Sunday until less than a minute before the liftoff. Roscosmos, the Russian space 69

February 11, 2018 9:06 AM In secret deal, tax-backed Amtrak pays for private railroads' screwups: report

A CSX coal train, right, moves past an idling CSX engine at the switchyard in Brunswick, Md., Oct. 16, 2012. (Reuters) The Amtrak passenger rail line receives more than $1 billion in annual federal subsidies, but private railroads own 97 percent of the tracks upon which Amtrak trains travel. As part of the relationship between the publicly financed passenger 110

February 8, 2018 3:09 AM The Falcon Heavy: A Good Show, but Not Necessarily Great Business

Many doubt SpaceX will find enough of a market for its space-launch rocket WASHINGTON—The launch this week of SpaceX’s mammoth Falcon Heavy rocket was a feat, but many in the space industry doubt it will bring the company big commercial business. The heavy-lift vehicle appears to be too small for ferrying crews or delivering major cargo packages into deep space 50

January 15, 2018 2:00 PM SpaceX dragon capsule returns to Earth after Space Station delivery

A SpaceX Dragon capsule departs the International Space Station on Jan. 13, 2018 to return 4,100 lbs. (1,860 kilograms) of science gear to Earth and end a monthlong delivery mission. (NASA TV) A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship left the International Space Station and returned to Earth Saturday (Jan. 13), wrapping up a nearly month-long delivery mission for NASA that also marked 165

January 15, 2018 12:58 PM Crews Take Up Two Fronts in Cleanup of Sunken Iranian Tanker

Efforts are underway to deal with an oil slick on the surface as well as oil leaking from the sunken vessel toward the seafloor BEIJING—The sinking of an Iranian tanker in the East China Sea left cleanup crews battling to contain environmental damage on two fronts—an oil slick on the surface and the light crude and engine oil carried toward the seafloor 36

January 14, 2018 2:37 PM Iranian Tanker Sinks Off China After Collision

Official says ‘no hope’ of finding survivors TEHRAN, Iran—A large Iranian oil tanker that collided with a cargo ship in the East China Sea had sunk and there are no hopes of finding any survivors, Chinese and Iranian state media said Sunday. The 899-foot Sanchi, carrying one million barrels of light crude, had been burning since the collision with the 738-foot 36

January 13, 2018 6:20 PM CES 2018: Cool gadgets from the show

A sidewalk robot that will hold your stuff The TwinswHeel robot looks like a giant rolling ice-cream sandwich. Each side is a large, rugged wheel. In between is a container for carrying cargo like shopping bags or tools for construction. The parcel delivery robot uses its built-in sensors and cameras for "shape" detection to lock onto its human's location 69

January 11, 2018 2:13 AM Less Michelin Man, More Barbarella: Space Suits Get Stylish

Space garb is entering a new dimension, propelled by competition among private ventures seeking to carry NASA astronauts—and eventually private citizens—into orbit In “Star Trek,” Lieutenant Uhura wore a miniskirt and go-go boots. Astronauts in “2001: A Space Odyssey” floated in snug orange, yellow and blue space suits. Jane Fonda’s interstellar Barbarella 63

January 10, 2018 8:29 PM Greece seizes ship for allegedly taking explosives to Libya

ATHENS, Greece – Greek authorities say they have impounded a Tanzanian-flagged freighter and arrested its crew for allegedly carrying explosives to Libya in breach of an international ban. The Merchant Marine Ministry says the Andromeda was stopped off the southern Greek island of Crete over the weekend following a tip and escorted to a Cretan port for an inspection 55