Reported by Solar Daily
Geneva (AFP) June 25, 2015
A solar-powered plane attempting to fly around the world must cross the Pacific within a few weeks or it could remain stuck in Japan for a year, its pilot said in an interview published Thursday. Solar Impulse 2, which has been stranded in Japan for three weeks.. »more
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Licensed commercial spaceport to be built in Houston, Texas
Houston (XNA) Jul 05, 2015Space Daily 13 hours ago
Houston, the fourth largest city of the United States, will build a licensed commercial spaceport for Reusable Launch Vehicles (RLV), the 10th of its kind in the country, local media reported Tuesday. According to local TV station ABC 13, Houston Mayor Annise..
Jason-3 Satellite Arrives at California Launch Site
Pasadena CA (JPL) Jun 25, 2015GPS Daily 9 hours ago
The Jason-3 satellite has arrived at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base, after a journey from France, in preparation for launch Aug. 8, 2015, aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Jason-3 will continue a 23-year effort to monitor Earth's global ocean, tracking..
Saskatchewan evacuates 8,000 more people as wildfires spread
Wildfires burning in Saskatchewan on Saturday crossed fail-safe lines, prompting the evacuation of thousands of residents of a community that includes the province's largest First Nation. Almost 5,000 evacuees are being taken to Alberta.Digital Journal 13 hours ago
Chinese earth station is for exclusively scientific and civilian purposes
Buenos Aires (XNA) Jul 05, 2015Space Daily 13 hours ago
The Chinese earth station being built in Argentina's southern Patagonian region is for "exclusively scientific and civilian purposes," said the Argentine government, according to local media Monday. The Ministry of Federal Planning issued a communique late..
|America needs Russian rocket engines to fly to space|
Moscow (Sputnik) Jul 01, 2015Space Daily 13 hours ago
US space agencies need additional Russian-made RD-180 rocket engines until a domestically produced equivalent is ready for use, the head of US Space Command said June 26. "Without access to the RD-180... we severely limit our assured access [to space],..
|China using animals to predict earthquakes: Report|
Chinese government researchers are using chickens, fish and toads to try to predict earthquakes, media reported.Digital Journal 4 hours ago
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|Earthquakes in western Solomon Islands have long history|
Austin TX (SPX) Jul 05, 2015Terra Daily 13 hours ago
Researchers have found that parts of the western Solomon Islands, a region thought to be free of large earthquakes until an 8.1 magnitude quake devastated the area in 2007, have a long history of big seismic events. The findings, published online in Nature..
|Facebook tests a dedicated GIF button for sharing GIFs in Messenger|
Facebook has been testing a dedicated GIF button which allows the users to find and send GIFs in two taps.DNA 1 hour ago