June 23, 2018

Trio of astronauts blast off to international space station

08 June 2018, 12:57 | Edward Lowe

Trio of astronauts blast off to international space station

Three Astronauts blast off to international space station

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine tweeted soon after the launch. Even as private companies are emerging in the industry, NASA remains an absolutely necessary source of space discovery, according to study participants.

"We were struck by the finding about public priorities for NASAs mission", Cary Funk of Pew Research Center tells Axios.

With so much coverage given these days to unmanned rocket launches by the likes of SpaceX and Blue Origin, you'd be forgiven for forgetting that we do actually continue to stick folks inside those super-powerful contraptions and send them into space.

First ‘How to Train Your Dragon
Miller, Gerard Butler , Cate Blanchett , Craig Ferguson , Kit Harington , Christopher Mintz-Plasse, and Djimon Hounsou. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World stars Jay Baruchel , America Ferrera , Jonah Hill, Kristin Wiig, T.J.

The trio is set to dock with the International Space Station's Rassvet module Friday.

Space exploration has changed drastically in the decades following the first landing on the moon by United States astronauts.

When it comes to NASA's responsibilities, the poll finds that more Americans view monitoring the Earth's climate system or keeping an eye out for asteroids and objects that could hit Earth as NASA's top priorities.

Stokes sidelined for Scotland ODI and ‘first part’ of Australia ODI series
Consequently, the lanky fast bowler will like to make the most of his opportunity if he is given a go in the playing XI. The first ODI against Australia kicks off on June 13 at The Oval.

Russian astronaut Anton Shkaplerov, Norishige Kanai of Japan and American Scott Tingle will end their 168 day mission, handing over command to the Expedition 56 crew.

A majority of Americans also express confidence that these private companies will build safe and reliable rockets and spacecraft, with 26% expressing a great deal of confidence and 51% having at least a fair amount of confidence. Gerst is the only astronaut of the mission that had participated in a space mission in 2014. Only 27 percent of baby boomers are interested in space tourism, but as much as 63 percent of millennials would like to travel into space as tourists. However, a great deal of Americans surveyed in the pool tend to be skeptical about whether private companies will minimize space debris.

Golden Knights betting favorites for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final
All those wisecracks were wiped out with one, magnificent, chipped-toothed grin when the clock hit all zeroes at T-Mobile Arena. Washington joined the 1991 Pittsburgh Penguins as the only team to win a Cup after trailing at some point in all four rounds.

Other News

Trending Now

Beyonce and Jay-Z reveal new photos of their twins on tour
The pair will perform a string of dates across Europe before taking their tour to North America in July. The couple's publicist confirmed to ESSENCE that the twins are featured in the video.

No chemo? Triangle doctors excited by new findings for breast cancer patients
Of those, 67% (6,711) received scores of 11 to 25 on the gene test, which indicated an intermediate risk of cancer recurrence. If doctors had recommended she skip chemo based on the gene test, "I would have accepted that", she said.

Launch set for 6-month space mission
Americans have not flown to space aboard US-made spaceships since 2011, when the 30-year space shuttle program was retired. Most Americans, 80 percent of them, displayed confidence that private companies will make a profit from space exploration.

Queen Maxima of Holland's younger sister found dead in Argentina
Between 2009 and 2011 she worked at the United Nations headquarters of Panama but returned to Argentina in 2012 after a breakup. Queen Maxima, a native of Argentina, married Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander in 2002 and have three children together.

Crisis averted: How the Democrats avoided disaster in California
Four Democrats managed to draw more votes there, total, than the eight Republicans running in the traditionally GOP district. The senate race in New Mexico brought arguably the least drama, as both party's candidate ran unopposed in the primaries.

Afghanistan announces week-long 'holiday' ceasefire with Taliban
It wound down its combat mission in 2014 but its Resolute Support mission comprises nearly 16,000 troops from around 40 countries. He has urged ceasefires with the Taliban before, but this was the first unconditional offer since his election in 2014.

Google Doodle honors Mount Holyoke's Virginia Apgar
On the other hand, the 5-minute score tells the health care provider how well the baby is doing outside the mother's womb. She received a masters degree in public health at Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, graduating in 1959.

Macron compares phone calls with Trump to sausages
Mr Kudlow said he briefed a senior Canadian official on Mr Trump's new idea on Monday and was still waiting for a response. The Mexican tariffs target USA pork, produce, bourbon, and steel - products chosen with a political objective in mind.

Nadal ends Schwartzman’s run in Paris
Twice the runner-up in Paris , Halep has qualified for the final by defeating 2016 champion Garbine Muguruza 6-1, 6-4. The problem for Del Potro might be his backhand which has lost a little sting since his wrist surgeries.

Apple's software improvements could make AR as universal as iOS
Animoji got an update as well, letting users stick their tongues out and new versions, including Ghost, Koala, Tiger and T. rex. On iOS 12 , up to 32 people will be able to call into a FaceTime chat, which is probably unnecessary, but also pretty awesome.