At the time, Mars and Earth were about 127 million miles (205 million kilometers) apart, NASA officials said. In reality, the Moon is much darker than the Earth. Earth looks reddish because the HiRISE imaging team used color filters similar to the Landsat images where vegetation appears red. The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter launched back in 2005, reached Mars in 2006 and has been sending back fascinating images and data from the Red Planet ever since.
The shutdown will begin in the city of Bodoe on January 11 and is expected to cover the whole country by the end of the year. Other countries are considering following suit with Switzerland planning to make its own transition to digital only radio from 2020.
Trump on Tuesday threatened General Motors (GM) with duties if it maintains its production in Mexico for the compact Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback. The car-making giant which announced the plans for its Mexican plant in April 2015, said it remained committed to the U.S.
The victim's condition is not known. He pulls out a gun as a vehicle approaches the gate, fires and runs. A gunman wounded an official from the United States consulate in Mexico´s western city of Guadalajara when he opened fire on his auto in broad daylight, officials said Saturday.
The private companies were both talking about the upcoming launch Thursday, but there was a regulatory hitch: the Federal Aviation Administration had yet to officially sign off on the launch . The static fire test involves briefly firing the first stage Merlin 1D engines for several seconds while the rocket remains anchored to the launch pad.
Amazon is gearing to bring its voice-based virtual assistant Alexa to your living room with a new lineup of televisions and Dish's new Hopper DVR . I'm a huge Alexa fan, and I've long thought it's the ideal experience for use in-car. Dish promises that Alexa integration will be available on Hopper DVR starting in the first half of this year.