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NASA Must Send Astronauts on Moon Within 5 years, US Vice-President Says

Workers say a lot of progress is being made toward taking man, and the first woman, to the moon . That strategy involves lofting astronauts using Orion and the Space Launch System (SLS), a giant rocket that's still in development. But the project has been hit by delays and cost overruns. The question stands as to what this will mean for the future of NASA , and what else will be de-funded in order to return humans to the Moon .

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First ever all-female spacewalk won't happen this week after all

The issue relates to the spacesuit's hard upper torso or "shirt". "I'm super disappointed about the all-woman spacewalk not happening as scheduled this Friday", wrote Emily Lakdawalla , "but I'm also super supportive of astronauts having the authority to say, 'I would be safer using a different piece of equipment.' An all-woman spacewalk WILL eventually happen".

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NASA cancels all-female spacewalk, cites lack of well-fitting spacesuits

On Mach 25, 2019, NASA said Expedition 59 Flight Engineers Anne McClain and Nick Hague will switch spacewalking assignments. She explains that there's now only one medium-size hard upper torso (basically the shirt portion of the spacesuit) in readily usable condition on the ISS.

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Nebraska Governor: Worst flooding damage in our state's history

Department of Agriculture data. He said it took $150 million to fix his district's levees after flooding in 2011, but he estimates it could cost $500 million to do so after this year's disaster. Amid unusual snow melts and heavy spring rain, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, and other parts of the region are also seeing overwhelming floods. Satellite imagery captured the enormous extent of the flooding in this area of Nebraska.

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'Super Worm Moon' rises on first day of Spring

The insane thing with all this is the "full " happens on Wednesday at 8:43 p.m. local time. Supermoons occur when the moon is full or almost full and also at its closest point to Earth along its slightly elliptical orbit, according to NASA .

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Pounds Of Plastic Found In Stomach Of Dead Whale In Philippines

In a Facebook post , the natural history museum said that the body of the juvenile male Cuvier's beaked whale that they recovered March 16 had the most plastic in its digestive system of any whale they had ever seen. Cetaceans, Blatchley explained, don't drink water directly from the ocean but take it from the food they consume. By the time marine biologist Darrell Blatchley arrived at the fishing village Saturday, the young Cuvier's beaked whale was already floating, dead in the water, ...


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