Astronomers call it an 'umbral eclipse' because the entirety of the moon enters the darkest part of Earth's shadow (called the umbra). This will be the last total lunar eclipse so easily visible in North America until May 2022, so be sure to schedule time to view it.
Thursday . The storm will be accompanied by strong winds and plummeting temperatures. The National Weather Service for the Twin Cities issued an alert forecasting between 8 and 12 inches of snow in parts of North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Delhi's overall air quality index on Monday was recorded at 434, which falls in the "severe" category, a drastic decline from Sunday's "moderate" level at 171. The agencies concerned have also been asked to ensure strict action against illegal industries, intensify ground action and make all efforts to control polluting activities, particularly waste burning.
Space X was awarded part of a multi-billion-dollar contract by the USA military, alongside Boeing and Lockheed's joint venture United Launch Alliance, for 36 rocket launches. The Falcon 9 carried to orbit 64 spacecraft, in particular 15 Micro satellites and 49 cubesats, for 35 customers from 17 countries. The launch was the company's 21st launch this year and its first Pentagon-sanctioned national security mission.
Tokyo has repeatedly threatened to pull out of the body, and has been regularly criticised for catching hundreds of whales a year for " scientific research " despite being a signatory to a moratorium on hunting the animals . In 2014, the International Court of Justice ruled that Japan should halt Antarctic whaling. However, Japan's conservative government argues that there is a need to pass whaling culture on to the next generation.
On Christmas Eve, the spaceship successfully slipped into orbit around the moon. To the relief of mission controllers, fixes added by engineers aimed at reducing the vibrations (of "pogo") that had almost led to the loss of the previous Saturn V launch worked, and the combined stack of the S-IVB third stage, service module and command module were slotted into Earth orbit.