It will also be the fastest-moving man-made object in space. Also, astrophysicist Hakeem Oluseyi says this is one of NASA's most exciting missions. The car-sized spacecraft will speed through space at 430,000mph - coming within four million miles of the Earth's nearest star by 2024. Sensors on the spacecraft will make certain the heat shield faces the sun at the right times.
No special equipment is needed, but if you want the best view, it helps to be as far from artificial light as possible. The Wye Marsh Wildife Centre on Hwy 12 in Midland is hosting a Perseid Meteor Viewing Event. But "Earthgrazer" meteors, which skim Earth's atmosphere and showcase long, blazing tails, are visible earlier when the radiant is low above the horizon.
If you do have a break in the clouds, be sure to look toward the north. As long as skies are clear, Americans from coast to coast can see the meteor shower right overhead. They will appear to be coming from the constellation Perseus. Because of this, meteor rates could be as high as 200 per hour. During this period, a small number of meteors will streak across the starry skies.
The astronauts will travel in the new Boeing CST-100 Starliner and SpaceX Crew Dragon . NASA astronauts Eric Boe and Nicole Aunapu Mann , along with Boeing's company astronaut Christopher Ferguson , will fly on the Boeing Starliner test flight .
Additionally, the eclipse will only be visible from Australia as it is beginning and from South America as it is ending. A picture taken on January 31, 2018 shows the moon rising behind a mountain during a lunar eclipse , referred to as the "super blue blood moon " near Syria-Turkey border at the Hassa district in Hatay.
The weekend looks decent as well , although may not be totally rain-free. Mostly sunny skies with highs closer to seasonal normal, in the upper 90s. The severe weather expected Monday follows a Sunday that saw strong storms leading to power outages in Palm Beach County and flight delays at some area airports.
They discovered the 12 moons, but the observation and confirmation process, using multiple telescopes, took about a year. "I'm not astonished that it is gathering more moons" she said of Jupiter, adding that "By reviewing the active history of such things, we can recognize a lot about the creation of the Solar System".
Nine of the newly discovered moons have retrograde orbits , meaning that they orbit in the opposite direction of the planet's spin. Because Jupiter moves across the sky at a known speed, anything nearby moving at the same speed in the same direction becomes a candidate for a moon - but confirmation is a time-consuming process, Sheppard explained to ScienceAlert.
HORSLEY: He put out a pair of tweets saying he has accepted Pruitt's resignation and that he will always be thankful for Pruitt's service at the EPA. Before that he worked on Capitol Hill and, like Pruitt, he's a target for liberals who see him as a champion of polluters and climate change deniers.
It is east of SC and forecasters believe the system could strengthen before the weekend as it moves to the west-northwest and then to the north between Bermuda and the East Coast of the United States. Beryl has continued to show signs of weakening, and is no longer a hurricane or tropical storm. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Beryl's maximum sustained winds had decreased to 45 miles per hour (75 kph) late Saturday.
The island is located in the lower Bay of Fundy, approximately 15 kilometres west of Grand Manan Island. The Canadian government is investigating incidents that occurred in Canadian waters, and engaging US agencies involved in the matter, said John Babcock, a spokesman for Global Affairs Canada, in an email.
With the growing issue on plastic waste menace, eminent worldwide sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a sand turtle with installation of plastic bottles at Puri beach with a message " Beat Plastic Pollution ". Social Media Participation - Use your social media platforms on the day to stir conversation about World Environmental Day . "When it comes to plastic pollution, Brits are mad as hell and they're not going to take it anymore".
In puffs of gas from rocks more than 3 billion years old dug up by one of NASA's robotic explorers on Mars , scientists have identified several complex organic molecules - possible building blocks for ancient life. But it has found the ingredients for life on Mars. "What the organic detections in the rock do is to add to the story of habitability". Dr Eigenbrode said: "The Martian surface is exposed to radiation from space".
Most were found on the grounds of the zoo and returned to their cages. Heavy rainstorms overnight had sparked flash floods. According to the German broadcaster, heavy rain meant the water level increased and nearly the "entire zoo was flooded".
To do so, Canada will pay the pipeline's current owner, Kinder Morgan , $4.5 billion in Canadian dollars - about $3.5 billion in USA currency. The company has set a May 31 deadline for getting assurances it can proceed without delays on the controversial project.
Heavy rain from Monday through Wednesday poses a threat of localized flash flooding in the Triad area, the National Weather Service said. Large cloud formations gather behind the downtown Gulfport, Miss., water tower Saturday afternoon, May 26, 2018, as Subtropical Storm Alberto slowly makes its way through the Gulf of Mexico.
It will look to capture the market share once again with the feature-rich Galaxy J6 which has the iconic design language of the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S9 series. Samsung's European help forum responded by saying, "Following a limited number of cases where Galaxy S7 devices have rebooted unexpectedly with the Android 8.0 Oreo, we have temporarily stopped the rollout of the update".
The phone is likely to be priced around Rs. 35,000, which will be slightly more expensive when compared to the introductory price of the OnePlus 5T . OnePlus 6 will sport a 6-inch edge-to-edge display with a notch that is slated to deliver the best-in-class multimedia experience. Followed by an worldwide unveiling in London, the phone would be launched in India on May 17 and go on sale starting May 21, exclusively on Amazon India .
Given their expertise with open-world games, we can assume Rage 2's world will be vast and full of interesting activities to partake in. As Walker in RAGE 2 , you also will learn how to channel Nanotrites into weapons and push them into Overdrive to unleash unrelenting hell.
It is a safe passing distance and will cause no harm. 2010 WC9 is one of almost 10,000 asteroids classified in the Apollo group, which is a class of near-Earth space rocks that cross over our planet's orbit in their trips around the sun.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine [VIDEO ] announced on Twitter that the Mars 2020 would have another enhancement. NASA will send a tiny helicopter to Mars along with its next rover in July 2020. "The altitude record for a helicopter flying here on Earth is about 40,000 feet". But don't let its cute stature fool you; this little fellow packs a lot of power and its twin blades are able to rotate 10 times faster than what we normally see here on Earth , reaching nearly 3,000 ...
He said launching of the satellite is an instance of technology-led transformation of Bangladesh under the leadership of prime minister Sheikh Hasina and her ICT affairs adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy. "There are thousands and thousands and thousands of requirements", Musk said of the rocket. Thales Alenia completed the manufacturing works of the satellite few months ago and kept it in a warehouse in Cannes of France.
If it crosses the trillion-dollar threshold, it will become the first United States company to do so - a title that fellow tech giants Amazon, Google and Microsoft have also been vying to achieve. "When you're buying nonproductive assets, all you're counting on is the next person is going to pay you more because they're even more excited about another next person coming along".
You can long press on places and your group mates can vote to keep it in or out. First, there's a new tab in Maps called " For you " that shows a user new places opening nearby, what's trending in the area, as well as personal recommendations.
After a disastrous inaugural event previous year in Chicago, Niantic has announced plans to bring Pokémon GO Fest back to the city this summer July 14 and 15, this time at Lincoln Park. "It will take place in Lincoln Park and will feature in-game activities in the park and throughout the city as well as connected gameplay events around the world".
Are you a fan of Google's Android Auto platform? " Android Things is Google's managed OS that enables you to build and maintain Internet of Things devices at scale", Google's Dave Smith writes . The move is boon for the Google ecosystem because it will help it deliver potentially thousands of other third-party apps adapted for Android-based vehicle infotainment systems into the auto as well.
The new Project Kinect for Azure reintroduces the sensor with a brand new goal; it is designed for AI developers to create tools on the cloud-based Azure platform. Users can also design mixed-reality spaces like room layouts, holograms which can be shared in real-time. Core 3.0, which allows developers to use the latest version of.NET and have their application run in a stand-alone.NET environment so they can build unbelievable app experiences that don't impact their broader organizational ...
Women's health tracking allows female Fitbit users to log their menstrual cycles , record symptoms and compare between different cycles. Quick Replies are now exclusive to folks using a Versa or Ionic with an Android phone, and just like Fitbit said earlier in the year, this allows you to reply to texts, tweets, WhatsApp , and more using five pre-loaded messages.
All residents of Leilani Estates, a community of about 1,700 people near the Big Island's eastern edge, and nearby Lanipuna Gardens have been ordered to evacuate. The eruption followed a 5.0-magnitude quake hours earlier. The strongest, a 5.0-magnitude natural disaster, struck on Thursday morning. She later confirmed that lava had covered her property.
The LG G7 ThinQ puts the focus on artificial intelligence in the camera and on improved sound quality as the whole phone now acts as a resonance chamber for the single bottom-firing speaker of the G7 . If true, then users should expect dual 16MP cameras on the back: one with a standard lens and another with a wide-angle lens. LG hasn't revealed the price of G7 ThinQ, but it's most likely to be above Rs 35,000.