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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 99

October 8, 2018 10:56 PM Electronics retailer Ceconomy says fiscal year earnings below targets

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Ceconomy, Europe’s biggest consumer electronics retailer, said operating profit for the 2017-18 fiscal year came in below its targets, citing weak business at its MediaMarkt and Saturn store chains. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) in the year to Sept. 30 totaled 630 million euros ($724.0 million) 70

September 17, 2018 1:55 PM Cassini's last view of Saturn moon shows fabulous methane lakes

The Cassini mission's last image of Saturn's moon Titan was taken just four days before the spacecraft plummeted into the gas giant in September 2017. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI) Just four days before the Cassini spacecraft's dramatic dive into Saturn's atmosphere last year, cameras aboard the spacecraft captured the mission's last image of Saturn's largest 148

September 11, 2018 2:34 PM Cassini's 'grand finale' at Saturn lands NASA an Emmy

If you watched the Cassini probe's spectacular dive into Saturn last September, you weren't alone — in fact, space fans worldwide followed its social media campaign, illustrations and animations of the big event, and the "Grand Finale" dive and commentary itself was watched 2 million times, according to NASA. (More than 3 million space buffs visited 99

August 29, 2018 7:57 PM NASA is using underwater robots to explore the deep-sea off the Hawaiian coast

NASA is launching a new project to help it better understand the deepest parts of space, without ever leaving Earth. The announcement, made on Tuesday, is part of the government space agency's Systematic Underwater Biogeochemical Science and Exploration Analog (SUBSEA) project and will help aid NASA's search for life in deep space, as well as better 232

July 17, 2018 3:14 PM Astronomers Have Discovered a Dozen New Moons Circling Jupiter

(NEW YORK) — It’s getting more crowded around Jupiter. A team of astronomers is reporting the discovery of a dozen new moons circling the giant gas planet. That brings the number of moons at Jupiter to 79, the most of any planet. Saturn is next with 61. The astronomers were looking for objects on the fringes of the solar system when they spotted the Jupiter 73

May 22, 2018 4:20 PM 10-year-old runaway stole car and rammed a police cruiser that was trying to stop him

The incident took place in Orrington, Maine, after the child had an argument with his parents. (Penobscot County Sheriff's Office) A 10-year-old boy has been charged with unauthorized use of property after he stole a car and crashed it into a police cruiser that was trying to stop him. The incident took place in Orrington, Maine, on Sunday night, after 104

May 14, 2018 2:00 PM Saturn's gorgeous rings and 3 moons shine in stunning Cassini photo

NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this image of Saturn, its rings and the moons Mimas, Janus and Tethys on March 13, 2006. Tethys is below the ring plane, Mimas is above it and tiny Janus appears to sit right on the rings in this view. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute) NASA and the Cassini team have given us another gorgeous blast from Saturn's 256

March 6, 2018 12:15 AM 'Planet Parade' to light up night sky in March: How to watch the rare event

A parade of five planets, including Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, Mercury and Venus (pictured) along with the bright star Antares, will light the sky starting March 7. (REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh) Stargazers, get your binoculars ready: a string of bright planets, called a "Planet Parade," will grace the night's sky this week, and the show is expected to last several 250

January 22, 2018 2:45 PM Saturn's moon Titan may have Earth-like 'sea level'

Ligeia Mare, the second-largest known sea on Saturn's moon Titan, is filled with liquid hydrocarbons, including methane and ethane. This false-color image comes from data collected by NASA's Cassini mission. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASI/Cornell) Saturn's moon Titan and Earth are even more alike than previously thought: New research shows that the giant moon has a global 167