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September 18, 2018 1:39 AM Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to become moon space tourist

It is not yet clear how much he has paid for the trip on SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket or when it is likely to take place. Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa declared "I choose to go the the Moon" after being introduced by SpaceX's chief executive Elon Musk at the company's headquarters in California. The ex punk band drummer made his money in online fashion with his company 6

September 17, 2018 10:56 PM Hurricane tracker LIVE map: Latest satellite images of storms in the ocean right now

Last week saw up to six tropical weather systems battering through the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean at the same time as the 2018 hurricane season is well underway. Depending on meteorological conditions such as ocean temperatures and wind shear, the strength and severity of the storms can change rapidly. Tropical storm Helene, tropical storm Joyce, Hurricane 5

September 12, 2018 9:11 AM 'Scrap Galileo to prove how GREAT Britain is!' UK MEP trashes Juncker's satellite threats

BRITISH MEP Steven Woolfe called on Theresa May to "scrap" the Galileo satellite project and develop a brand new British programme to be sold all over the world, during a scathing attack on Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker. Speaking to in Strasbourg, the independent British MEP claimed Britain should develop a brand new satellite system 9

August 28, 2018 9:30 PM EU WILL LOSE: Theresa May unveils Galileo alternative in HUGE blow to Brussels

BRITAIN is serious about its threat to withdraw support for Europe's new satellite navigation system, Theresa May insisted today, as she warned the EU not to try to shut the UK out of key discussions. The Government confirmed plans for the UK to prepare to develop our own sat nav system as an alternative to the European Union's own £9billion Galileo 22

August 16, 2018 6:38 PM Fan y Big mountain in Brecon Beacons downgraded to hill

A mountain in the Brecon Beacons has been downgraded to a hill after it missed a mark by just 4.9ft (1.5m). Fan y Big has been taken off the Hewitts list, which records mountains in England, Wales or Ireland over 2,000ft (609.6m) high. But mountains must also have a minimum drop between the summit and the col - the lowest point on a mountain ridge between 10

August 1, 2018 12:06 PM Carr fire map: DEVASTATING California fires rage on threatening Mendocino complex area

CARR FIRE: California is battling numerous fires that are continuing to blaze across parts of the state, as satellite maps show huge swathes of land blanketed in thick smoke. The Carr fire is now the biggest of 15 large wildfires burning in California with the largest blazing in an area known as the Mendocino complex - as fears grow that the enormous 13

July 31, 2018 11:01 PM Film ‘shows Kim building new missiles’

NORTH Korea is already flouting a seven-week-old nuclear arms agreement with President Trump by resuming work on intercontinental ballistic missiles, US intelligence claimed yesterday. Satellite images cast doubt on Mr Trump’s claims after his summit with dictator Kim Jong-un that the rogue state is “no longer a nuclear threat”. Photographs and infrared 23

July 27, 2018 4:23 AM Lunar eclipse: Skygazers await century's longest 'blood moon'

Skywatchers will be treated to the longest "blood moon" eclipse of the 21st Century on Friday. As it rises, during this total eclipse, Earth's natural satellite will turn a striking shade of red or ruddy brown. The "totality" period, when light from the Moon is totally obscured, will last for one hour, 43 minutes. The eclipse is visible from Europe 12

July 13, 2018 12:03 AM All the President’s men...the 1,000 staff at Trump’s side

A SMALL invasion force of high-tech helicopters and armoured vehicles – not to mention 1,000 staff – accompanied Donald Trump yesterday as the US president began his UK visit. Bristling with space-age security, the awe-inspiring presidential entourage comprises: AIR FORCE ONE – One of two specially modified Boeing 747-200s, the luxurious aircraft, carrying 16

July 2, 2018 10:10 AM Does this satellite image of a North Korean plant prove that Kim lied to Trump over its nuclear disarmament promise?

North Korea has secretly stepped up its nuclear weapons programme, despite a promise to disarm, according to US intelligence sources. The claim makes a nonsense of Donald Trump’s statement last month, shortly after his summit with dictator Kim Jong Un, that ‘there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea’. Satellite imagery appears to show ongoing 13