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Isro scientists have been trying to re-establish contact with the lander. Namira Salim, the first Pak woman to go to Space, said that the attempt to make a soft landing on the Moon's far side was in itself a "giant leap for South Asia as well as for the entire global space industry".
  • A day-by-day breakdown of Hurricane Dorian’s risky and uncertain path

    A day-by-day breakdown of Hurricane Dorian’s risky and uncertain path

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    The storm is expected to be near or over the northwestern part of the Bahamas. The storm was traveling west at 12 miles per hour (19 kph). Landfall is projected to take place late Monday or early Tuesday. Some counties announced mandatory evacuations ahead of time. At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, NASA began moving its launch platform for rockets to a giant hangar built to withstand strong winds.
  • Donald Trump Cancels Trip to Poland in Response to Hurricane Dorian

    Donald Trump Cancels Trip to Poland in Response to Hurricane Dorian

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    As of 11 a.m. ET on Thursday, Hurricane Dorian was holding steady with 85 miles per hour winds in the Atlantic Ocean. Fox News chief meteorologist Rick Reichmuth , talking Hurricane Dorian on " The Story with Martha MacCallum ", said the storm now rolling toward Florida could drag on for as long as 10 days.
  • EOC Alert #3 - Hurricane Dorian

    EOC Alert #3 - Hurricane Dorian

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    Virgin Islands , the center reports. The National Weather Service in Miami is issuing a special 8:30 forecast this morning ahead of Dorian . Tropical Storm Erin had sustained winds of about 40 miles per hour Wednesday and could impact the Carolinas with storm surge, experts say.
  • Hurricane on track for Florida after strike in Caribbean

    Hurricane on track for Florida after strike in Caribbean

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    The now-hurricane is making its way across the Atlantic and looks set to impact the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas and Florida . Dorian, now a Category 1 storm, is expected to grow into a Category 3, with winds greater than 178 km/h by the time it makes landfall, most likely on Florida's eastern coast on Monday, before lingering over central Florida on Tuesday, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center said .
  • Chandrayaan 2: sent some more wonderful pictures of Earth and Moon!

    Chandrayaan 2: sent some more wonderful pictures of Earth and Moon!

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    Former NASA scientist Kumar Krishen said India's space agency should be praised for taking on ambitious projects like Chandrayaan-2. The first picture of Moon captured by Chandrayaan-2 was released by ISRO on August 22. and China to achieve the feat. The spacecraft had left the Earth's orbit and entered the Lunar Transfer Trajectory on August 14. ISRO said Jackson is an impact crater located in the northern hemisphere of the far side of the Moon.
  • Tropical Depression 5 develops in the Atlantic Ocean | 10Weather WTSP

    Tropical Depression 5 develops in the Atlantic Ocean | 10Weather WTSP

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    The first system is located near the Florida coast as it moves north to the northeast near Sebastian. Environmental conditions could become more conducive for the storm's development as it moves back toward the Atlantic on Saturday. The center of this newly formed tropical development is located 805 miles east-southeast of Barbados. The NHC said there's a 70% chance of a tropical cyclone forming within 48 hours and a 90% chance of a tropical cyclone forming in the next five days.
  • Docking fails for Russia's first humanoid robot sent into space

    Docking fails for Russia's first humanoid robot sent into space

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    Earlier on Saturday, the spacecraft, however, failed to dock at the ISS on schedule and started retreating from the station. The spacecraft is now 96 meters away from the station and officials plan to attempt docking again on Monday morning, RIA reported, citing Russia's flight control centre.
  • Disastrous Amazon rainforest fire can be seen from space

    Disastrous Amazon rainforest fire can be seen from space

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    Bolsonaro fired the director of INPE following the publication of the statistics, saying they were inaccurate and smearing Brazil's reputation overseas. But he said that for the time being, Brazil would stay in the pact. "I am 31 years old and I think about the future generation, our children and grandchildren, because today we have land that has been preserved, but in 10 or 15 years we will not be able to live the way we live now", Marcelo Parintintin, a professor within the tribe, ...
  • Chadrayaan-2 Enters Lunar Orbit; Landing Expected on September 7

    Chadrayaan-2 Enters Lunar Orbit; Landing Expected on September 7

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    Sivan said NASA's Artemis mission will use the data from Chandrayaan-2 to send astronauts to the moon by 2024, preparing the way for human missions to Mars. The ISTRAC is aided by the Indian Deep Space Network (ISDN) antennas at Bylalu near Bengaluru . All the systems of Chandrayaan-2 are healthy. Chandrayaan 2 was successfully inserted into lunar orbit on Tuesday and ISRO chief Dr K Sivan shared that the moments before the insertion were 'terrifying'.
  • Risky heat on the way as temperatures and humidity continue to rise!

    Risky heat on the way as temperatures and humidity continue to rise!

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    A chance toward morning in the western parts of the area of showers or perhaps a storm. The heat and humidity is sticking around along with the daily chances of storms. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms is on the way after 1 p.m., with the potential for gusty winds and heavy rain. Look for warm and humid conditions under partly sunny skies.