Shutterstock A little more than 300,000 square miles of forest was established or replanted worldwide between 2000 and 2012. Unfortunately, almost 900,000 square miles was destroyed during the same time period — logged, ravaged by fire, or attacked by insects. Those are the main conclusions of a study that examined hundreds of thousands of im....(more)
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The first satellite designed and built by high school students will blast into space with NASA's PhoneSat 2.4 mission Tuesday. The two tiny spacecraft will catch a ride on a rocket carrying a record-setting 29 satellites to orbit.
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By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - An unmanned Falcon 9 rocket developed by Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, blasted off on Tuesday to put the company's first commercial satellite into orbit, staking a potentially game-changing claim in a global industry worth nearly $190 billion....(more)
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The private spaceflight company SpaceX is counting down to a critical commercial satellite launch in Florida today (Nov. 25), and you can watch the launch attempt live online. SpaceX's upgraded Falcon 9 rocket will blast off from a pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 5:37 p.m. EST (0037 Nov. 26 GMT....(more)
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A classified U.S. spy payload rocketed into orbit from California on an Atlas 5 launcher Thursday, joining the nation's eyes and ears in the sky to supply intelligence to the government's national security agencies.
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The United States Air Force plans to blast nearly 30 satellites into orbit tonight in a record-setting launch that should be visible from a large stretch of the U.S. East Coast, weather permitting. The launch window opens at 7:30 p.m. EST.
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After dealing with numerous setbacks and last-minute delays, SpaceX will once again try to launch its upgraded Falcon 9 rocket from Florida's Cape Canaveral this evening at 5:41PM ET. The company aims to successfully carry a commercial SES-8 communications satellite into orbit, an achievement that would m....(more)
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