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July 25, 2018 4:32 PM 'Blood moon' to appear for 21st Century's longest lunar eclipse

LONDON (Reuters) - A blood moon will appear in the night sky around much of the world on Friday night as the moon moves into the shadow of the earth for the longest lunar eclipse of the 21st Century. The total eclipse will last 1 hour, 42 minutes and 57 seconds, though a partial eclipse precedes and follows, meaning the moon will spend a total of 3 hours 88

July 22, 2018 11:32 PM White House to showcase U.S. products as trade battles loom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will showcase American-made products ranging from beef jerky and cowboy boots to the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jet on Monday, as his administration wages trade battles on a series of fronts. A White House spokeswoman said on Sunday that Trump would make remarks at the exhibit designed to demonstrate 75

July 13, 2018 1:51 AM White House Taps Veteran Congressional Staffer for No.2 NASA Post

James Morhard, who lacks experience in space technology, was said to have been picked because of his bipartisan connections President Donald Trump intends to nominate veteran congressional staffer James Morhard as NASA’s deputy administrator, hoping that strong bipartisan connections on Capitol Hill will compensate for lack of technical expertise 38

July 9, 2018 5:35 PM NASA shocker: Astronaut reveals humans could've been on Mars in the 1960s

Hero astronaut Chris Hadfield says we could've sent humans to Mars in the 1960s – but there's a very good reason we didn't. The former International Space Station commander said the risk of death was simply too high. "The technology that took us to the moon and back when I was just a kid – that technology can take us to Mars." Hadfield was referring 164

July 5, 2018 12:42 PM The 'eclipse of the century' is coming, but not if you live in the US

A lunar eclipse is nothing unusual. Usually. But the one due on July 28 is somewhat different. It will fall under the Earth’s shadow for four hours. The eclipse totality — when the pall of Earth’s shadow completely blanks out what would otherwise be the Moon’s silvery surface — will last one hour and 43 minutes. That will make it the longest Lunar eclipse 114

July 3, 2018 8:16 PM Practically Everyone in the World Will See the Longest Eclipse of the Century on July 27. Here's What to Know

The longest total lunar eclipse of the century is set to dazzle most of the world, except the U.S., just shy of a year after the 2017 solar eclipse created a path of totality across America. The July 2018 eclipse — which will happen on Friday, July 27 — will last about four hours and be visible across wide swaths of the world including Europe, Asia, Australia 101

July 1, 2018 9:46 PM Park Sung-hyun wins Women's PGA Championship in playoff

(Reuters) - South Korean Park Sung-hyun won her second major title when she beat compatriot Ryu So-yeon and Japan’s Nasa Hataoka in a playoff at the Women’s PGA Championship outside Chicago on Sunday. After Park and Ryu birdied the first extra hole to eliminate Hataoka, Park clinched victory at the next with another birdie at Kemper Lakes in Kildeer 71

June 27, 2018 4:16 PM Space 'dumpling' rendezvous: Japan's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft arrives at asteroid Ryugu

Optical Navigation Camera – Telescopic (ONC-T) image of Ryugu, photographed at 12:50 p.m. (JST), June 26, 2018. (Credit: JAXA, University of Tokyo, Kochi University, Rikkyo University, Nagoya University, Chiba Institute of Technology, Meiji University, University of Aizu, AIST) After a journey of almost 2 billion miles, Japan’s Hayabusa 2 spacecraft 150

June 27, 2018 1:05 PM 'World's strongest coffee' set to launch off-world for space station

Death Wish Coffee freeze-dried coffee packets as prepared for the International Space Station Expedition 56 crew. (Death Wish Coffee Company via collectSPACE.com) "The world's strongest coffee" is about to become the strongest off-world, too. "We couldn't think of a better way to showcase the smoothness and strength of our coffee than by providing the crew aboard 100

June 25, 2018 12:55 PM NASA's new picture of Jupiter is stunning and 'turbulent' at the same time, like a Van Gogh painting

The astonishing images come courtesy of the Juno spacecraft, which recently had its 13th close flyby of the planet. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt /Seán Doran) NASA unveiled a remarkable image of Jupiter's northern hemisphere on its website, reminiscent of one of Vincent Van Gogh most famous paintings works, "The Starry Night." The images 88