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Hurricane forces NASA moon rocket to shelter; launch on hold

Hurricane Ian is prompting NASA to move its moon rocket off the launch pad and into shelter Read More


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Why is a NASA spacecraft crashing into an asteroid?

A NASA spacecraft is about to clobber a small, harmless asteroid millions of miles away More »


US spy satellite launched into orbit from California

A classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office has launched into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket More »


Heavy rains, lightning kill at least 36 in northern India

Hazardous weather has killed at least 36 people in northern India over the past 24 hours, including 12 who were struck by lightning More »


Tonga volcano blast was unusual, could even warm the Earth

Scientists are still trying to understand the effects of the Tongan volcano eruption earlier this year More »


Afraid and anxious, young protesters demand climate action

Young activists have staged a coordinated “global climate strike” to highlight their fears about the effects of global warming and demand more aid for poor countries hit by wild weather More »


Climate Migration: Indian kids find hope in a new language

A flood in 2019 in an Indian state started eight-year-old Jerifa, her brother Raju, 12, and their parents on a journey that led the family from their Himalayan village to a poor neighborhood in Bengaluru More »


Drowning island nations: 'This is how a Pacific atoll dies'

Heads of state from Tuvalu and the Marshall Islands have launched a “Rising Nations Initiative” as they race toward solutions to a rising ocean level that will make their countries all but uninhabitable in the coming decades More »


4.4M Americans roll up sleeves for omicron-targeted boosters

More than 4 million Americans have rolled up their sleeves for the new omicron-specific booster shots More »


NASA delays moon rocket launch due to potential hurricane

NASA is skipping next week's launch attempt of its new moon rocket because of a tropical storm that's expected to become a major hurricane More »


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