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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 109 1

August 30, 2018 8:00 AM NASA astronaut becomes first to quit training for 50 years

The former SpaceX engineer is the first astronaut to quit NASA training for more than 50 years, citing "personal reasons". Robb Kulin, 35, a former SpaceX engineer from Alaska, is the first astronaut candidate since 1968 to have departed from the training. The last candidates to have left before becoming fully-fledged astronauts were John Llewellyn and Brian 128

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 57

August 28, 2018 8:48 PM Astronaut candidate first to resign from NASA training in 50 YEARS after citing personal reasons

Astronaut candidate, 34, is the first to resign from NASA training in 50 YEARS after citing personal reasons An astronaut-in-training has quit NASA, the first time it has happened in 50 years. Astronaut candidate Robb Kulin, 34, resigned halfway through his two years of training at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. NASA spokeswoman Brandi Dean said Kulin's 80

August 27, 2018 6:33 AM Bygone Bishopthorpe: 5 surprising photos of village life 70 years ago

NO, this isn't Noah's Ark. It is a houseboat which broke free from its moorings on the River Ouse during the great floods of 1947 and was deposited in the middle of a field near Bishopthorpe. According to Bygone Bishopthorpe, a new book from the Bishopthorpe Local History Group, the houseboat became something of a headache. "The owner could not afford 63

August 24, 2018 6:02 PM Bolton masterplan: How readers reacted

Robjoy was onboard saying: “This is a good thing! The Crompton Place is on its backside to survive you need to adjust.” Holby said: “Although many wont admit it, the Market Place is a fantastic success because it is offering people what they want. Times change.” Out means Out felt differently though saying: “Too little , too late and in completely the wrong 56

August 23, 2018 6:38 PM Hawaii Hurricane Lane: Nasa video shows MONSTER storm all the way from space station

HURRICANE Lane is threatening to unleash strong winds, rain and pounding surf on the Hawaii islands – the true extent of the terrifying storm has been captured from the NASA space station. A hurricane warning is in effect for Oahu, Maui County and Hawaii County, which means that hurricane conditions are expected somewhere in the area. A hurricane watch 65

August 23, 2018 5:50 PM Hurricane Lane NOAA Thursday 8am update: Torrential rainfall has begun

THE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released the 8am (7pm BST) update on Hurricane Lane for Thursday, August 23. Here are all the details. The latest bulletin from the NOAA says that: “Lane continues to approach the main Hawaiian Islands with torrential rainfall already occurring in some areas.” The storm is currently 205 miles 120

August 22, 2018 4:09 PM Flats bid for Acomb's former HSBC branch aims to help ‘chronic’ housing need

A FORMER bank is set to become five apartments and an office - helping address what estate agents have called a “chronic shortage of affordable properties”. Plans have been submitted for the building previously used by HSBC on York Road in Acomb to be converted into five one-bedroom flats with an office space at the front of the ground floor 53

August 22, 2018 5:01 AM Officer sounds like he knows what town needs

He sees dealing with drugs as pivotal in dealing with aggressive begging and a way of identifying and helping the vulnerable. He sees a PSPO (a Public Space Protection Order) as helpful in this and that working with the council and health services is vital. He implies that public expectation of the police role needs to be more realistic today, along 46