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Author: 0 Astronaut Breaks Record for Most Time in Space by American

Prior to today, NASA's record for most cumulative days spent in space was held by Jeff Williams , who took the title from Scott Kelly in August of previous year. The president alluded to a second term as a foregone conclusion when he joked that the trip to Mars would need to be sped up a little bit so that the achievement would come during "my first term or, at worst, my second".

Research Trump says wall 'important too' against drugs
Author: 0 Trump says wall 'important too' against drugs

On Wednesday, Trump is expected to sign an executive order related to the 1906 Antiquities Act, which enables the president to designate federal areas of land and water as national monuments to protect them from drilling, mining and development, the source said .

Author: 0 'Star Wars: Episode IX' gets summer 2019 release date

As well as Frozen 2. The pop culture phenomenon was once again welcomed positively by the masses, and it comes as no surprise that a follow up of its video game adaptation, " Star Wars: Battlefront", will soon be released as well. attached to star as the famed animal-loving doctor. Ford will celebrate his 78th birthday just days after the new "Indiana Jones" film is set for release.

Author: 0 American, Russian arrive at International Space Station

Baikonur time). A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying NASA astronaut Jack Fischer, 43, and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, 58, lifted off at 1:13 p.m. "Mom, it's like me being in Texas, depending on where we are going around the Earth, I'll be just as close", he said, Reuters reported. Additionally, she is the first woman to command the space station twice, and holds the record for most spacewalks conducted by a female astronaut.

Author: 0 Advocates fan out in global show of support for science

March director Kristian Aloma (Communication '02) told The Daily roughly 50,000 people showed up on Saturday , 10,000 more than organizers expected. "But I thought, people are going to be taking pictures at the march and this is what I want them to see", Zaringhalam said. The teens, chatting awkwardly, discussed who they're most excited to see - " Bill Nye! " they said in unison - and talked about how surreal this experience has been.

Research At Least Three New Overwatch Maps This Year
Author: 0 At Least Three New Overwatch Maps This Year

These maps aren't intended for Quick Play or Competitive Play, which could mean they're intended for Arcade modes, as was the case with the Arena mode-only Ecopoint Antarctica. Overwatch is a first-person multiplayer shooter developed by Blizzard Entertainment for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. That being said if you're looking for new challenges and mix it up in Overwatch , you're in luck.

Author: 0 North Korea citizens celebrate Army Day as United States submarine docks in South

The nuclear-powered USA submarine USS Michigan also made a port call at Busan in the South yesterday in another show of force, while U.S. navy destroyers carried out separate joint exercises with Japanese and South Korean vessels. Joseph Dunford , chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to take place Wednesday at the White House. "All three countries say they're counting on China to keep North Korea in check, but Beijing has said little except to call on everyone to exercise restraint", ...

Research Apple Really Wants You to Hang Out at Their Stores
Author: 0 Apple Really Wants You to Hang Out at Their Stores

Uniquely, just as the interiew with CBS ended airing on the west coast, Apple officialy launched their latest Apple Store program simply called "Today at Apple ". "At the heart of every Apple Store is the desire to educate and inspire the communities we serve", she said. This will be Apple's most robust, in-store effort yet.

Author: 0 Life beyond earth? Try Saturn's moon Enceladus

Life, as is known, requires three main ingredients to originate, exist, evolve or function - liquid water, energy source for metabolism and the right chemical ingredients including oxygen, hydrogen, carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus and sulfur. The spacecraft's instruments registered molecular hydrogen and carbon dioxide, two ingredients critical for methanogenesis . "Most of us would be excited with any life, and certainly when we're talking about the sources of energy, this is to feed the base ...

Research Astronaut Peggy Whitson Has Smashed Another Record
Author: 0 Astronaut Peggy Whitson Has Smashed Another Record

The entire country celebrated the astronaut's achievement with a social media tag of #CongratsPeggy , including President Donald Trump who reached out to her via a video call from the Oval Office, according to a report from CNN . Following an explanation by NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson of how human waste is repurposed for consumption, Trump responded that he would rather the space travelers drink it than himself.

Research Hernandez family planning private funeral in Connecticut
Author: 0 Hernandez family planning private funeral in Connecticut

Scientists at Boston University are studying Hernandez's brain for any signs of repeated trauma suffered during his years of playing football. Hernandez was found hanging in his cell at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Sherley, Massachusetts on Wednesday.

Author: 0 NASA Livestreams 360-Degree View Of Rocket Launch

The OA-7 mission represents the first execution of a RapidLaunch™ service contract, with contractual agreements being finalized five months ago. "ULA is excited to be a part of the team that delivered such an important payload to astronauts aboard the ISS", said Gary Wentz, ULA vice president of Human and Commercial Systems.

Research Cassini Snaps Earth as It Readies Grand Finale
Author: 0 Cassini Snaps Earth as It Readies Grand Finale

Cassini-Huygens is an unmanned spacecraft sent to Saturn which includes a Saturn Orbiter ( Cassini ) and a lander ( Huygens ) for the moon Titan. Cassini was 870 million miles (1.4 billion kilometers) away from Earth when the image was taken.

Author: 0 Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

President Donald Trump said on Sunday he expected Mexico to pay for the wall he has promised to build along the southern border, resuscitating a campaign promise that roiled US relations with Mexico in the first week of his presidency. "ObamaCare is in serious trouble". Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney criticized the left for their continued resistance to the administration, but just like Republicans three years ago, Democrats are now caught between two undesirable ...

Research Int'l media speak highly of China's launch of cargo spacecraft
Author: 0 Int'l media speak highly of China's launch of cargo spacecraft

Recently, they also managed to successfully launch their first unmanned cargo spacecraft Tianzhou 1 . It is expected to dock in two days with the Tiangong 2 space laboratory, or "Heavenly Palace 2", where two astronauts spent a month last October in China's longest-ever manned space mission.

Research Target is turning shopping carts into Mario karts
Author: 0 Target is turning shopping carts into Mario karts

In my opinion, it's the best Mario Kart ever made and an absolute must-have for anyone who didn't own Nintendo's last home console. And while the answer might be to simply turn it off, it's not immediately apparent how to do this in the menu's, especially on a reduced screen when playing multiplayer.

Research Apple self-driving car testing plan gives clues to tech program
Author: 0 Apple self-driving car testing plan gives clues to tech program

It was back in September that Apple reportedly "repositioned its focus", shifting from production of a fully autonomous auto to just the self-driving technology itself. "Development platform will be controlled electronically (e.g. joystick) and safety drivers must be ready to intervene and take control", the document reads.

Research Patriots honored at White House
Author: 0 Patriots honored at White House

A Patriots spokesperson said many players "did not see the need to go twice in three years". Besides Tom Brady, six other members of the Patriots' Super Bowl-winning team did not make the trip. The Patriots clapped back on Twitter , saying the tweets lacked context. Reports indicate a handful of other players chose not to attend for political reasons.

Author: 0 360° video of rocket launch from NASA

Space enthusiasts can watch NASA's first-ever 360-degree live stream of a rocket launch on April 18. The commercial cargo ship, dubbed the S.S. John Glenn , holds almost 7,700 pounds (3,500 kilograms) of food, equipment and research for the International Space Station .

Author: 0 Trump to announce major tax reform, tax reduction on Wednesday

He did not give further details, saying only that the revamp will be "bigger I believe than any tax cut ever". "Some of the lowering in (tax) rates is going to be offset by less deductions and simpler taxes", Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said in a question-and-answer session on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank spring meetings in Washington.

Research Check Out Scary New Alien: Covenant Images
Author: 0 Check Out Scary New Alien: Covenant Images

To whet your appetite ahead of the premiere of the latest in a series of new Alien movies being created by 20th Century Fox and Ridley Scott. It was the Red Priestess Melisandre who warned that the night is dark and full of terrors, but Carice van Houten's wicked shadowbinder clearly hasn't set foot in Ridley Scott's rejuvenated Alien universe.

Research A cure for the flu could come from frog slime
Author: 0 A cure for the flu could come from frog slime

Researchers suspected it had evolved some form of anti-viral compound, so they took some of the frog's slime and found a peptide they're calling urumin. "It turned out that when you shock a frog or when you stimulate them or stress them, they secrete these short peptides into their surroundings", he said .

Research Trump Targets Obama-Era Tax Regulations With Three New Executive Actions
Author: 0 Trump Targets Obama-Era Tax Regulations With Three New Executive Actions

The secretary of Treasury must provide the president with a report within 150 days recommending specific action. "We are focused on making USA businesses the most competitive in the world". Within a few months, Pfizer and Allergan surrendered and ended their agreement. This will include a section of the law that pertains to whether the federal government can intervene during a fiscal emergency and how large banks can wind down in those scenarios, known as the Orderly Liquidation Authority , ...

Research China defends decision to rename six places in Arunachal
Author: 0 China defends decision to rename six places in Arunachal

Replying to a media query on Kulbhushan Jadhav, Mr. Baglay said, India is awaiting official response from Islamabad on the issue after New Delhi summoned Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner yesterday. India is a sovereign country and there is an elected government in Arunachal Pradesh. "You will see as soon as Google changes reflect online, same code our companies will use too", said renowned hacker Hung Shu Qii while speaking to our Chinese reporter.

Research March for Science events to take place around the globe
Author: 0 March for Science events to take place around the globe

But organizers have defended the march as crucial because of the threat posed by discrediting scientific consensus and restricting research. Every facet of our lives is touched by science. Advocates in Berlin and other German cities also were expected to turn out. It's meant that bad science policy decisions have been made. Here are the highlights from marches and Earth Day events around the globe.