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November 7, 2018 11:16 PM Comcast plans to roll out new video-streaming device: source

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) is planning to launch a product that will allow its broadband subscribers to aggregate some video streaming applications, including Netflix, Amazon Prime and YouTube, according to a source familiar with the matter. The product, set to be launched next year, will come with a voice-activated remote and will first be a set-top 138

November 7, 2018 3:30 PM Neil Armstrong collection commands $5.2 million at auction

A spacecraft ID plate from the Apollo lunar module "Eagle" led the sale of the Armstrong Family Auction with a sale price of $468,500 at Heritage Auctions in Dallas on Nov. 1, 2018. (collectSPACE.com) DALLAS, Texas — A bumper sticker from Wapakoneta, Ohio, advertising the city as the hometown of the "First Man to Step on the Moon" sold for $250. The vintage 136

November 2, 2018 2:47 PM Soyuz rocket failure: Russia blames botched launch on mistake during assembly

A US-Russia mission to the International Space Station hit a snag on Thursday when a Russian Soyuz rocket carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin malfunctioned during its ascent and the two-person crew made an emergency landing. A Russian space investigation has blamed a damaged sensor for forcing a Soyuz rocket to abort 152

November 1, 2018 2:56 PM IMF says Iran should safeguard stability in face of U.S. sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday that Iran should implement policies to safeguard its macroeconomic stability in the face of reimposed U.S. sanctions that will cut Iranian economic growth by reducing oil exports. IMF spokesman Gerry Rice also told a regular media briefing that the Fund was urging Iran to strengthen 91

November 1, 2018 9:28 AM Turkey says 260,000 Syrians have returned to 'Euphrates Shield' operation area

ANKARA (Reuters) - A total of 260,000 Syrian nationals have returned to a swathe of land in northern Syria where Turkey carried out a cross-border operation dubbed “Euphrates Shield”, Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Thursday. Turkey launched Euphrates Shield in 2016 to drive away Islamic State militants and the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia from its border 101

October 31, 2018 11:59 AM Russia plans first manned space mission since rocket failure

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The first manned mission to the International Space Station since a Russian rocket failed to launch earlier this month may take off on Dec. 3, space agency Roscosmos said on Wednesday. A Russian cosmonaut and U.S. astronaut were forced to abort their mission on Oct. 11 and perform an emergency landing after a launch accident that Roscomos 137

October 29, 2018 7:26 PM NASA’s Parker Solar Probe breaks record, becomes closest spacecraft to the Sun

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has clinched the record for closest approach to the Sun by a man-made object, the space agency confirmed Monday. Scientists calculated that the spacecraft surpassed the current record of 26.55 million miles from the Sun's surface at about 1:04 p.m. EDT Monday. The previous record was set in April 1976 by the Helios 2 spacecraft 147

October 28, 2018 2:38 PM China's private satellite-carrying rocket fails after launch

China’s first private carrier rocket ZQ-1 blasts off in Jiuquan, Gansu province, before failing. (VCG via Getty Images) China's first attempt to launch a privately developed rocket capable of carrying a satellite into space was a failure. Beijing-based Landspace said that the first and second stage of its ZQ-1 rocket worked normally on Saturday, but something 413

October 28, 2018 12:07 PM Chinese privately developed rocket fails to reach orbit

BEIJING (Reuters) - A privately developed Chinese carrier rocket failed to reach orbit after lifting off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on Saturday, in a blow to the country’s nascent attempts by private companies to rival Elon Musk’s SpaceX. The three-stage rocket, Zhuque-1, was developed by Beijing-based Landspace. The company said in a microblog 151

October 24, 2018 8:34 PM NASA’s Parker Solar Probe snaps Earth pic as its speeds to the Sun

NASA has released an image of the Earth captured by the Parker Solar Probe on its historic journey to the Sun. The picture was captured on Sept. 25 by Parker’s Wide-field Imager for Solar Probe (WISPR) instrument. When the image of the Earth was taken, Parker Solar Probe was about 27 million miles from Earth. The average distance between the Sun and Earth 264