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September 3, 2018 2:52 PM Buzz Aldrin blasts First Man for not showing the planting of US flag

'Proud to be American': SECOND man on the Moon Buzz Aldrin shames Neil Armstrong biopic for not showing planting of US flag with his own patriotic pics after movie portrayed him as 'obnoxious loudmouth' Buzz Aldrin appeared to criticize Neil Armstrong biopic First Man for leaving out the planting of the American flag on the Moon. The 88-year-old, who was the second 90

September 3, 2018 2:50 PM First man to orbit the moon says it was only interesting for 30 seconds

First man to orbit the moon says it was only interesting for 30 seconds – and he couldn’t wait to get home to his family The first man to orbit the moon has said it was only interesting for 30 seconds and he couldn't wait to get home to his family. Frank Borman, 90, said that while his fellow astronauts were mesmerized by space, he was quite bored 80

August 31, 2018 7:23 PM Russia: Space station air pressure restored after leak

Space station air pressure restored after leak that forced astronaut to plug hole with his FINGER Russia's space agency says air pressure on the International Space Station has been restored to proper levels after a leak was repaired. The leak, which was discovered Thursday, was traced to a small hole in one of the Russian Soyuz capsules docked at the station 88

August 30, 2018 7:19 PM SpaceX installs bridge that lets astronauts walk to its Crew Dragon rocket

The walkway to orbit: SpaceX installs the bridge astronauts will walk down before blasting off to the International Space Station in its Crew Dragon capsule Elon Musk's rocket company has completed the installation of a Crew Access Arm that will serve as a walkway for astronauts boarding the Crew Dragon capsule. Four astronauts will walk across the futuristic 81 1

August 12, 2018 11:19 PM Boris REFUSES to comment on burka row as he hands tea to reporters

BORIS Johnson dramatically broke cover to offer reporters camped outside his Oxfordshire home cups of tea, but refused to comment on the ongoing row surrounding his controversial burka comments. He was repeatedly asked whether he regretted, or planned to apologise for his remarks. The former Foreign Secretary replied repeatedly by offering the journalists 39

August 12, 2018 7:39 AM Nasa Parker Solar Probe launch live pictures as mission to sun has lift off

A HISTORIC NASA mission to the sun has blasted off into space. The Parker Solar Probe - NASA's first mission to the sun - will expolore the sun's atmosphere and its outermost atmosphere, the corona. A Delta-IV heavy rocket carrying the probe took off from Cape Canaveral, Florida at around 07.31 GMT on Sunday morning. It will be the fastest manmade moving 40

August 9, 2018 11:01 PM Dambusters bomb washes up on beach

A DAMBUSTERS bouncing bomb has been found on a Kent beach by a shocked father and son who were out catching crabs. The area was used for test runs by heroic pilot Guy Gibson and his 617 squadron crews before the 1943 raid into the heart of Nazi Germany. The prototype barrel-shaped Vickers type 464 bomb, codenamed Upkeep, is believed to have been dropped 39

August 7, 2018 10:28 AM MH370 – WAS THERE A COVER-UP? Now investigators are being investigated

From mind control, to the missing Malaysian airways flight MH370 Another, again linked to the pilot, was that he used the flight as a suicide mission because his last words to passengers before contact was lost was “Good night Malaysian three seven zero”. Other theories include the plane being hijacked by terrorists, the plane was shot down and that a mysterious 60

July 31, 2018 3:58 PM Perfectly timed image shows Red Arrows aircraft fly over rainbow

THIS perfectly timed shot captures the moment a Red Arrows jet flies over a stunning rainbow on the way to an air show. Will joined the Red Arrows in March 2017 and has been part of the team for the past display season, operating with the road support team at various locations throughout the UK. RAF Scampton, which was also home to 617 Squadron as they prepared 34

July 31, 2018 3:53 PM France and Spain profit as EU leaders relocate bloc's anti-piracy mission away from UK

SPAIN and France have profited from Brexit after becoming the home of the European Union’s anti-piracy mission Operation Atalanta after member states voted to move its headquarters away from the UK. Brussels has announced the EU NAVFOR Operational Headquarters will be moved from its long-time base on Northwood in North London to the Spanish coastal town of Rota after 76