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The Cost of Space Force

The Cost of Space Force

The idea was not welcomed by the Pentagon, which already was resisting efforts in Congress to create a Space Corps within the Air Force like the Marine Corps within the Department of the Navy. Muck also highlighted the need to consider small businesses for subcontracting opportunities while Darlene Costello, the Air Force's principal deputy assistant secretary for acquisition, pushed for looser past performance requirements in contracts, quick contracting such as other transaction authorities ... Consulte Mais Informação

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100 evacuated from flooded N. Carolina town

100 evacuated from flooded N. Carolina town

University of North Carolina football players are lending a helping hand to those affected by Hurricane Florence - donating their allotted meal money to buy relief supplies, according to a report. Florence County emergency management officials issued the order Friday morning for about 500 people along 58 roads and streets in the area. Cooper warned that flooding from Hurricane Florence will continue into next week and will continue to put lives at risk. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nissan reveals Navara Dark Sky Concept in Germany

Nissan reveals Navara Dark Sky Concept in Germany

But the new Dark Sky is really unique. Compared with the standard Navara, the overall ride height of the Nissan Navara Dark Sky Concept has been raised, creating extra ground clearance to enhance the vehicle's "go anywhere" capability. Nissan has revealed the Navara Dark Sky Concept at the Hannover Motor Show. Nissan might not do that, but it does mention that the Navara roof is ready to carry the gear necessary for overnight stays. Consulte Mais Informação

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First 'Light Image' Captured by NASA's TESS Planet-Hunter

First 'Light Image' Captured by NASA's TESS Planet-Hunter

TESS captured this strip of stars and galaxies in the southern sky during one 30-min period on August 7. Paul Hertz, director of NASA's astrophysics division, said in a statement. Transits occur when a planet passes in front of its star as viewed from the satellite's perspective, causing a regular dip in the star's brightness. The image below shows more of TESS' "first light" image. Consulte Mais Informação

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Aitoliko beach in Greece covered in spider web

The video has attracted nearly 180,000 views as of Thursday evening. A lagoon in western Greece is starting to look more like an abandoned home's basement than a picturesque shoreline. She also said that the spiders are not a danger to humans, and will not cause any damage to the vegetation. Molecular biologist Maria Chatzaki told Greek news website Newsit.gr: "These spiders are not risky for humans and will not cause any damage to the area's flora". Consulte Mais Informação

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Japanese Billionaire Yasaku Maezawa To Fly Around The Moon With SpaceX

Japanese Billionaire Yasaku Maezawa To Fly Around The Moon With SpaceX

Meazawa said he plans to bring between six and eight artists along with him-the idea being that they'll be inspired to share the trip with people on Earth in ways the less-artistic among us never could. Michael Markowsky , who has painted at the North Pole and drawn in a CF-18 going faster than the speed of sound, is hoping to catch a ride to the moon with Yusaku Maezawa. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump Asked About His Golf Course During Hurricane Florence Visit

Trump Asked About His Golf Course During Hurricane Florence Visit

Thousands of homes and roadways in the region remain underwater less than a week after the storm made landfall. And he was caught on camera telling a person to whom he had just handed food to " have a good time ". Almost 90 centimetres of rain fell in places, and dozens of cities had more than 25 centimetres of rain. Roads remained risky, and some were still being closed as swollen rivers emptied toward the ocean. Consulte Mais Informação

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The first science image from NASA's TESS exoplanet hunter is mind-boggling

The first science image from NASA's TESS exoplanet hunter is mind-boggling

The first science images from NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite focus on a strip of southern sky that includes the two nearest dwarf galaxies and plenty of potential targets in the probe's planet search. The satellite's target stars are 30 to 300 light-years away, 30 to 100 times brighter than the targets Kepler has, which are also much further away. Scientists hope TESS will find about 50 small, rocky planets that could be habitable to alien life . Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump pledges '100%' support during post-Florence visit to North Carolina

Trump pledges '100%' support during post-Florence visit to North Carolina

Power outages also were down, from a high of more than 910,000 to about 200,000, almost all in North Carolina. The American Red Cross is providing food and shelter to thousands of people who have been displaced by the hurricane, while the Foundation For The Carolinas' Hurricane Florence Response Fund directs funds to nonprofits in North and SC providing relief to victims of the storm. Consulte Mais Informação

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Plane passenger's video shows funnel cloud forming as multiple tornadoes hit Virginia

Plane passenger's video shows funnel cloud forming as multiple tornadoes hit Virginia

Lt. Jason Elmore, with the Chesterfield Fire Department, said, "All of the other employees were accounted for here and we did transport one other individual with a minor injury". Tornado warnings remained in effect as of 4:47 p.m.in Chesterfield, Richmond, Henrico, Hanover and Goochland counties. The NWS told residents to "take cover now". Consulte Mais Informação

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