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January 19, 2018 5:18 PM NASA bumps astronaut off space station flight in rare move

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA has bumped an astronaut off an upcoming spaceflight, a rare move for the space agency so close to launch. Astronaut Jeanette Epps was supposed to rocket away in early June, and would have been the first African-American to live on the International Space Station. Late Thursday, NASA announced it was pulling Epps off the mission 5

January 12, 2018 4:59 PM 'Big Brother' spacecraft launches: World's first full-colour satellite is capable of capturing high-definition videos of individual people from orbit

A British satellite could provide a full colour, high-definition video of our planet from space, even picking up objects as small as 26 inches (65cm) big on the ground. The 'Big Brother' video satellite, which is currently still a prototype can capture videos of individual people from orbit in high definition. It was one of 31 payloads sent up in the Indian 13

January 9, 2018 3:05 AM U.S. spy satellite believed destroyed after failing to reach orbit -officials

WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - A U.S. spy satellite that was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, aboard a SpaceX rocket on Sunday failed to reach orbit and is assumed to be a total loss, two U.S. officials briefed on the mission said on Monday. The classified intelligence satellite, built by Northrop Grumman Corp, failed to separate from the second

January 8, 2018 2:33 AM SpaceX launches secretive Zuma mission

SpaceX on Sunday blasted off a secretive US government payload known as Zuma, a mission whose nature -- and the agency behind it -- remains a mystery. "Three, two, one, ignition and liftoff," said a SpaceX commentator as the Falcon 9 rocket launched under cover of darkness from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 8:00 pm (0100 GMT Monday). The launch was initially 3

January 5, 2018 11:45 AM North Korea: Trump will shoot down missiles over Kim's head before they EVEN reach AMERICA

DONALD TRUMP should shut down North Korea’s nuclear regime by shooting missiles down over Kim Jong-un’s head, Republican congressman Duncan Hunter has said. North Korea has ramped up its nuclear and missile development over the past few months sparking huge fears of war. President Donald Trump has pledged to “take care” of Kim Jong-un’s ruthless regime 24

January 4, 2018 6:26 AM US about to meet 'sudden, CATACLYSMIC end' says Republican Senator in SHOCK claim

THE US is about to meet a “sudden, cataclysmic end” a Senator has claimed in a damning verdict on the American political-economic system. Republican Ron Paul, who ran for President in 2012, has compared the US to the final days of the Soviet Union. In an outburst live on TV the Texas representative argued the years of US dominance on the international 15

January 3, 2018 5:20 PM KFC emulates Trump's nuclear war threat, takes strong stance on Ronald McDonald's 'red nosed regime'

Don't mess with Colonel Sanders on Twitter... Donald Trump's Twitter tirades have become something of a regular occurrence, but his recent nuclear threats aimed at Kim Jong-un were met by many with unease and a resigned shrug. Anyone who has payed attention will know this isn't the first time Donald Trump has singled the North Korean leader for abuse 15

January 3, 2018 11:11 AM Liverpool balls: Coutinho is determined to join Barcelona

Philippe Coutinho wants to leave Liverpool for Barcelona as soon as possible. The Times says Coutinho “believes that he has played his last game for Liverpool”. Not that belief is as legally binding as a contract. Philippe Coutinho wants to leave Liverpool for Barcelona as soon as possible. The Times says Coutinho “believes that he has played his last game for Liverpool 9

December 30, 2017 2:02 PM North Korea warning: US must prepare for World War 3 with Kim's allies in China AND Russia

NORTH KOREA could count on support from its allies in China and Russia should Kim Jong-un's aggressive rhetoric spark World War 3, East Asia expert Gordon Chang said. North Korea has been fueling fears of World War 3 by ignoring calls from the international community to end its weapons' development programme. And North Korea expert Gordon Chang warned 20

December 28, 2017 3:05 PM Russia loses £33m satellite over programming error

An embarrassing programming error caused Russia to lose a satellite which its space agency attempted to launch in November. Meteor-M was launched on 28 November, but the Russian space agency Roscosmos quickly announced that it failed to establish communications with the craft. Roscosmos later stated that the satellite failed to enter into its designated 13