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September 24, 2017 10:50 AM NASA's Juno Spacecraft Swooped Over Jupiter To Snap Swirling Gas Clouds & It's Spectacular!

On its eighth flyby of the gas giant planet, NASA’s Juno spacecraft captured swirling clouds over Jupiter and it's breathtaking! The four-photo series released by NASA shows a head-on look at the planet and its stormy south pole. This series of enhanced-colour images shows Jupiter up close and personal, reports NASA. The Juno spacecraft was launched 2

September 6, 2017 11:16 AM The Daily 202: DACA reaction shows how immigration has become a litmus test for Democrats

Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) enjoys a a cigar at his farm this spring. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) THE BIG IDEA: The House passed a Dream Act in 2010 that would have allowed illegal immigrants to apply for citizenship if they entered the United States as children, graduated from high school or got an equivalent degree, and had been in the United States 6

September 3, 2017 1:44 AM Soyuz MS-04 descent module lands in Kazakhstan

The spacecraft carries Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer KOROLEV /Moscow Region/, September 3. /TASS/. The descent module of Russia’s Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft with three people on board landed in Kazakhstan early on Sunday, the Russian Mission Control center said. The three international crew members 9

September 1, 2017 5:09 PM What next for Kenya after cancelled presidential election?

The decision by the Supreme Court of Kenya to annul the results of the presidential election and demand a new poll within 60 days is both good and bad for the country. It shows the independence of the judiciary, and its willingness to take controversial and unprecedented action despite a perilously short time-frame. But it also leaves Kenya in the same nervous 8

September 1, 2017 11:45 AM Shock as Kenya court cancels election result, demands re-run

NAIROBI (AFP) - Kenya's Supreme Court on Friday (Sept 1) ordered a new presidential election within 60 days after cancelling the results of last month's poll in a shock decision in favour of the opposition. Joyous celebrations erupted outside the court and in opposition strongholds after the second term victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared 5

August 30, 2017 11:38 PM For Cassini spacecraft, the end is near

It will become part of Saturn, the planet it studied for over a decade. LOS ANGELES — After 13 years of observing Saturn, its rings and its myriad moons, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is less than three weeks away from a fiery, brutal end. Early in the morning on Sept. 15 the aging spacecraft will hurl itself into Saturn’s atmosphere at speeds of more than 75,000 mph. It’s a deliberate 8 1

August 25, 2017 2:23 AM In new NASA video, Hurricane Harvey looks like it’s about to swallow all of Texas

A brief-but-haunting video released by NASA on Thursday night shows Hurricane Harvey’s powerful churn toward Central Texas, where the slow-moving storm is expected to throttle coastal communities with high winds and up to 25 inches of rain. The footage was captured just after 6 p.m. by cameras aboard the International Space Station, not long after the tropical 1

August 22, 2017 3:10 AM Moon trolls sun on Twitter in solar cyber spat

REUTERS - As if a solar eclipse was not enough, the moon threw some virtual shade at the sun on Twitter on Monday, as millions of people watched the first coast-to-coast total eclipse in the United States in nearly a century. "HA HA HA I've blocked the Sun!" wrote NASA Moon (@NASAMoon) on its verified Twitter account, which was created by the National 8

August 21, 2017 9:05 PM Moon 'blocks' the sun ahead of solar eclipse in 'out of this world' NASA Twitter stunt

Views of a solar eclipse from all over the world The eclipse first reached Oregon on the West Coast before moving across a dozen states to South Carolina on the East Coast. People across the world are patiently waiting for the spectacle, which is expected to be the most viewed and photographed eclipse in history. However, overcast weather is likely to obscure 38

August 19, 2017 9:10 AM Can’t be there? How to watch solar eclipse on TV, online

If you can’t witness the total solar eclipse in person, you can still see it online or via TV. — NASA will offer hours of coverage online and on NASA Television beginning at noon. It plans livestreaming of the eclipse beginning at 1 p.m. with images from satellites, research aircraft, high-altitude balloons and specially modified telescopes. — CNN coverage 7