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  • NASA details plans to pluck rock off asteroid, explore it
    NASA is aiming to launch a rocket to an asteroid in five years and grab a boulder off of it — a stepping stone for an eventual trip sending humans to Mars. More
  • Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran
    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
  • Coalition on immigration bill clears first tests
    The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • Focus Turns to 3 Suspects in $50 Million Belgian Diamond Robbery
    Investigators in three countries continued unraveling the plot behind a brazen $50 million diamond robbery in Belgium in February. More
  • Watch NASA Fire Its Next Gen Rocket Engine for Deep Space
    NASA has successfully tested a new type of rocket dubbed the rotating detonation rocket engine ... withstand the intense heat and pressure it created without exploding into a million pieces. At full ...
    01/27/2023 - 3:16 am | View Link
  • SpaceX completes Starship test in prep for rocket’s first orbital launch attempt
    SpaceX announced on Monday it completed a major test of its latest Starship prototype, as the company prepares for the first orbital launch of the towering rocket. Starship prototype 24, stacked on ...
    01/24/2023 - 2:50 pm | View Link
  • SpaceX launches GPS satellite on reused NASA rocket
    The launch was the first U.S. Space Force mission to rely on a rocket previously flown by another government agency.
    01/18/2023 - 12:09 am | View Link
  • SpaceX uses ultra-powerful rocket for mystery military mission
    SpaceX used its most powerful operational rocket to successfully launch a classified mission for US Space Force on Sunday. The USSF-67 mission lifted off from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space ...
    01/16/2023 - 2:00 am | View Link
  • SpaceX's most powerful rocket returns to flight and nails synchronized landing
    SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket, the towering launch vehicle known for its boosters' aerial acrobatics and synchronized landings when returning to Earth, took to the skies Sunday, delivering national ...
    01/15/2023 - 9:05 am | View Link
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  • Russia | Today's latest from Al Jazeera
    Russia | Today's latest from Al Jazeera Russia Djokovic’s fa­ther pos­es with ten­nis fans wav­ing pro-Rus­sia flags The video emerged as po­lice re­moved four peo­ple from the Aus­tralian Open...
    01/27/2023 - 5:34 am | View Website
  • Russia-Ukraine war updates for January 26, 2023
    Russia launched what the head of Ukraine’s armed forces called “massive” missile strikes Thursday, as Moscow hurled 55 air and sea-based missiles at targets including the capital Kyiv. Ukraine...
    01/27/2023 - 5:20 am | View Website
  • Russia
    Russia extends across eleven time zones and shares land boundaries with fourteen countries. It is the world's ninth-most populous country and Europe's most populous country, with a population of 146 million people. The country's capital and largest city is Moscow. Saint Petersburg is Russia's cultural centre and second-largest city.
    01/27/2023 - 2:50 am | View Website
  • EU official: Russia shifts war focus to 'NATO and the West'
    TOKYO (AP) — A senior EU official said Friday that Russia has taken its war against Ukraine to “a different stage” by making indiscriminate attacks on civilians and non-military targets, while...
    01/27/2023 - 2:35 am | View Website
  • Russia | History, Flag, Population, Map, President, & Facts
    Russia, country that stretches over a vast expanse of eastern Europe and northern Asia. Once the preeminent republic of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.; commonly known as the Soviet Union), Russia became an independent country after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in December 1991. Russia Russia is a land of superlatives.
    01/27/2023 - 1:02 am | View Website
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