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October 22, 2018 7:57 PM NASA’s historic Apollo 7 mission splashed down 50 years ago today

50 years ago today, NASA’s historic Apollo 7 mission splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean after spending almost 11 days in space. Apollo 7 was the first crewed Apollo mission in space and helped lay the foundations for subsequent lunar missions. Astronauts Walter Schirra, Donn Eisele and Walter Cunningham lifted off atop a Saturn 1B rocket from Cape Canaveral’s 117

October 19, 2018 9:26 PM Mysterious space object that landed on California ranch identified

California residents were stunned to watch a fireball of space junk shoot across the sky and fall onto a nearby ranch last week. Videos of the bizarre sight quickly spread across social media — with many wondering what the debris was and where exactly it came from. The owner of the ranch near Hanford spotted the big chunk of metal in his walnut orchard 185

October 15, 2018 2:34 PM Breeland Speaks says he let Tom Brady out of his grasp

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Breeland Speaks admitted he was worried about being called for a roughing the passer penalty on Tom Brady when he appeared to let the quarterback out of his grasp on a key play late in the fourth quarter Sunday. Brady gave the Patriots the lead with a rare touchdown run with 5:25 remaining when he escaped a would-be sack by Speaks 65

October 11, 2018 9:58 PM ‘First Man’ Review: Sticking an Epic Landing

Ryan Gosling plays Neil Armstrong in Damien Chazelle’s film about Apollo 11. The radical notion behind Damien Chazelle’s remarkable “First Man” is this: Tell the story of mankind’s boldest adventure thus far, the Apollo 11 mission that reached the moon nearly a half-century ago, but tell it through a taciturn, emotionally closed-off hero, Neil Armstrong 113

October 11, 2018 2:49 PM Soyuz crew will spend one night in hospital for medical checks

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The two-man U.S.-Russian crew of a Soyuz spacecraft, U.S. astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin, will spend one night in a hospital in Baikonur for medical checks, Interfax quoted an unnamed source as saying on Thursday. The spacecraft made an emergency landing earlier on Thursday near the city of Zhezkazgan in central 110

October 11, 2018 2:49 PM Soyuz emergency landing could result in major payout for insurer Soglasie

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Soyuz spacecraft’s emergency landing on Thursday could become one of the biggest payouts for Russian insurance firm Soglasie in decades if it turns out to be an insurance case, Soglasie was quoted as saying by Interfax news agency. The insurer said it was looking into the incident to see whether it was liable, Interfax reported 109

October 11, 2018 10:33 AM Russia hopes USA will be understanding about "Soyuz" incident

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said on Thursday he hoped the United States would be understanding about a malfunction that occurred during a launch of the “Soyuz” spacecraft. He was quoted as saying by Interfax news agency that manned space flights would be suspended until an investigation into the causes of the malfunction 127

October 11, 2018 9:08 AM US, Russia space crew aborts mission after booster failure

An American astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut returned safely to Earth on Thursday after a Russian booster rocket carrying them to the International Space Station failed shortly after launch. NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos’ Alexey Ovchinin were in good condition after making an emergency landing in Kazakhstan, NASA officials said. The pair lifted 201

October 10, 2018 10:04 AM Fan nearly nails Red Sox's Kimbrel with beer can

Craig Kimbrel’s path to closing out the American League Division Series got off to a dangerous start before he even left the bullpen. With the Boston Red Sox leading the host New York Yankees 4-1 before the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday night, a fan in the stands threw a beer can toward Kimbrel, who was heading out of the bullpen toward the field 61

October 6, 2018 1:23 PM Melania Trump criticized for wearing white pith helmet in Kenya during safari

First Lady Melania Trump paid a visit to a Texas facility housing migrant children separated from their parents. On her way to her plane she donned a jacket that said ‘I really don’t care, Do u?’ on the back. This is not the first time Trump’s fashion has been at the center of controversy. First lady Melania Trump has been criticized for wearing a white 129