REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-13, 23:52

Simbine on world mission but rues Semenya absence

South African sprinter Akani Simbine will look to become the fastest man on earth at next month's world championships but he will run with a heavy heart that his compatriot and friend Caster Semenya w...

Simbine on world mission but rues Semenya absence

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Athletics-Simbine on world mission but rues Semenya absence "South African sprinter Akani Simbine will look to become the fastest man on earth at next month\u0027s world championships but he will run with a heavy heart that his compatriot and friend Caster Semenya will not be joining him in Doha."...
2019-08-13, 23:00

Jürgen Klopp rues Alisson’s absence and Bobby Duncan’s impatience • First-choice Liverpool goalkeeper out until mid-October• Klopp says Duncan had ‘different idea’ of when he should playLiverpool will be without Alisson for at least another month, as their first-choice goalkeeper works to ensure there is no recurrence of his calf injury later in the season.Alisson...
2019-09-14, 02:00

Wilson makes most of Semenya absence to win Diamond League 800m American Ajee Wilson made the most of the absence of Caster Semenya and Francine Niyonsaba to win the women's 800 meters in Friday's Diamond League meeting on a windy, wet evening in the Swedish capital. ...
2019-05-30, 23:26

Athletics-Wilson makes most of Semenya absence to win Diamond League 800m American Ajee Wilson made the most of the absence of Caster Semenya and Francine Niyonsaba to win the women's 800 meters in Thursday's Diamond League meeting on a windy, wet evening in the Swedish capital. ...
2019-05-31, 17:26

Italy Are Back In The World Cup After A 20-Year Absence, And They Intend To Stay A While In the months following the Italian men’s national team’s failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Italy’s women helped redeemed the country by winning seven straight matches in their qualification run to the women’s version of the tournament. That blistering streak of form was enough fo...
2019-06-07, 23:52

Dhawan's Absence Won't Derail India's World Cup Campaign: Hussey Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, who came in as Shikhar Dhawan's cover a few days back, has been officially named as his replacement in the Indian squad....
2019-06-20, 11:39

Semenya blocked from competing at World Championships Runner Caster Semenya will not be able to compete internationally without taking testosterone-reducing medication, after a Swiss judge reversed an earlier ruling on Monday....
2019-07-31, 17:52

Semenya vows no world championships if she can't run 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya said on Sunday she would not defend her world title in Doha next September if she could not run in the 800 meters because of new testosterone regulations imposed by the sport's governing body....
2019-07-01, 13:00

Semenya vows no world championships if she can't run 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya said on Sunday she would not defend her world title in Doha next September if she could not run in the 800 meters because of new testosterone regulations imposed by the sport's governing body....
2019-07-01, 06:39

USWNT survives Megan Rapinoe absence to reach World Cup final LYON, France — Alex Morgan celebrated her go-ahead goal with a cheeky tea-sipping motion and Alyssa Naeher stopped a late penalty kick to send the United States into the final at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory over England on Tuesday night. The top-ranked United States will face the ...
2019-07-03, 03:52

Caster Semenya Barred From 800 Meters at World Championships The South African middle distance runner will continue to fight to compete without taking hormone therapy to block naturally elevated levels of testosterone....
2019-07-31, 19:26

Semenya wins women's 800, wants to defend world title Caster Semenya easily won the women's 800 at the Prefontaine Classic on Sunday, as an international court continues to debate her future in the event....
2019-07-01, 18:00

Semenya wins women’s 800, wants to defend world title STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Caster Semenya easily won the women’s 800 at the Prefontaine Classic in Stanford on Sunday, as an international court continues to debate her future in the event. The former Olympic champion and embattled three-time world champion won in 1 minute, 55.70 seconds, nearly ...
2019-07-01, 01:39

Semenya to receive gold medal from 2011 world championships "Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya will be officially awarded her gold medal from the 2011 world athletics championships at this year’s edition in Doha, but will not be there to receive it."...
2019-09-12, 13:52

Semenya, Van Niekerk named in S Africa world championship team Double Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa's preliminary team for this year's world championships in Doha, though it is dependent on the outcome of her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal....
2019-06-10, 19:00

Caster Semenya will not race at World Championships if she loses appeal Caster Semenya says she will not race at the World Championships in Qatar later this year if she loses an appeal against IAAF rules governing testosterone levels in female athletes....
2019-07-01, 10:39

Semenya hopes to inspire South Africa at women's World Cup Double 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya hopes she can be an inspiration to the South Africa team competing at the women’s World Cup after paying a visit to their camp in Paris on Wednesday....
2019-06-12, 19:52

Semenya out of World Championships after Swiss court reverses reprieve "Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will not defend her 800-metres title at the World Championships in Doha in September after the Swiss Federal Tribunal reversed a ruling that temporarily lifted the IAAF’s testosterone regulations imposed on her, a spokesman for the athlete said on Tuesday."...
2019-07-31, 20:13

Caster Semenya Won't Be Allowed To Defend Her 800-Meter Title At The World Championships South African runner Caster Semenya won’t be allowed to compete in her primary event, the 800 meters, two months from now at the 2019 World Championships, because a Swiss court has reversed the June ruling that temporarily suspended the IAAF’s discriminatory hormone policy....
2019-07-31, 20:52

Caster Semenya To Miss World Championships After Swiss Court Ruling Caster Semenya will not defend her world 800m title in Doha in September after a Swiss judge overruled a temporary suspension on the IAAF's controversial testosterone-curbing rules....
2019-07-31, 21:13

Athletics- Semenya to receive gold medal from 2011 world championships Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya will be officially awarded her gold medal from the 2011 world athletics championships at this year’s edition in Doha, but will not be there to receive it....
2019-09-12, 17:52

Semenya wins in Montreuil, intends to defend 800m world title Caster Semenya, who is battling the sport's governing IAAF over rules that prevent her from running her preferred distance races unless she takes testosterone-suppressant medication, won a 2,000 meters at the Montreuil athletics meeting on Tuesday....
2019-06-12, 10:13

Swiss court bars intersex female runner Caster Semenya from 800 at world championships Caster Semenya won't defend her 800-meter title and compete in the world track and field championships after a Switzerland court reversed its ruling.       ...
2019-08-01, 03:52

Caster Semenya unable to defend 800m title at the World Athletics Championships after court ruling Caster Semenya has expressed disappointment over a court ruling which means she will be prevented from defending her 800m title at the World Athletics Championships in Doha next month....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Major Blow: Caster Semenya Is Banned From Competing in Her Beloved 800-Meter Race at World Championships Since 2015, elite runner Caster Semenya has gone undefeated in the 800-meter event at the world track and field championships, but in a major setback, a major ruling means she won’t be allowed to compete in that event as long as she continues to refuse hormone treatments to reduce her testosterone l...
2019-07-31, 19:13

| Simbine faces powerful line-up in Monaco Akani Simbine will feature in a battle for supremacy against some of the fastest athletes in the world for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco....
2019-07-12, 14:52

Athletics: Simbine takes London 100m honors South African Akani Simbine pulled off something of a surprise in the London Diamond League 100 meters on Saturday, holding off local hope Zharnel Hughes and former world champion Yohan Blake to come home in 9.93 seconds....
2019-07-21, 00:13

AP Interview: Gorsuch rues loss of civility but mum on Trump Justice Neil Gorsuch is following the path of Supreme Court colleagues-turned-authors in a new book in which he laments the loss of civility in public discourse...
2019-09-07, 05:00

| Federer rues 'missed opportunity' to win Wimbledon title Roger Federer said he could not believe he had let slip two match points which would have sealed his ninth Wimbledon title after losing to Novak Djokovic....
2019-07-15, 07:52

| Simbine wins 100m title at Boston Games track meet South Africa's Akani Simbine and reigning world 60m indoor champion Murielle Ahoure of the Ivory Coast won 100m titles at Sunday's Boston Games athletics meet....
2019-06-17, 09:01

McIlroy rues unforced errors at 14th hole at U.S. Open If Rory McIlroy falls narrowly short of winning the U.S. Open on Sunday, he might well look back with regret at the mess he made of the 14th hole in the second round at Pebble Beach....
2019-06-15, 06:39

NASA’s deep-space mission to a $10 quintillion all-metal world The unique metal asteroid Psyche may be a space miner's fantasy – but there are better reasons to want to visit it, says mission leader Lindy Elkins-Tanton...
2019-05-21, 15:26

The American left's 2020 mission: not just defeat Trump – but change the world In the second part of our five-day series we hear from progressives whose goal is to secure victory in 2020 as a means to pursue fundamental political changeIn some ways, it feels like the left in America has been here before.Shortly before the 2004 election, previously inactive liberals were being ...
2019-09-04, 09:00

The American left's 2020 mission: defeat Trump – and change the world For many on the left, getting rid of Trump is insufficient. Victory must be accompanied by fundamental political changeIn some ways, it feels like the left in America has been here before.Shortly before the 2004 election, previously inactive liberals were being energized into the electoral process t...
2019-09-05, 05:26

UN opens new political mission for Haiti, ending 15-year peacekeeping mission The United Nations Security Council will establish an office in Haiti to support the country's government and increase stability, replacing the 15-year peacekeeping mission....
2019-06-27, 20:39

Cat sparks $7,500 rescue mission after getting stuck on bridge six days; mission fails, pet gets bored and wanders home A pet cat who sparked a pricey rescue mission after getting trapped on a bridge in England for eventually got bored nearly a week later and walked home on her own....
2019-05-30, 20:01

Melissa Joan Hart shares 'favorite moment' from family's mission trip to Africa with World Vision Melissa Joan Hart has played several roles on television, from Clarissa to Sabrina to Mel, but her favorite is being a faith-filled mother to three boys....
2019-09-09, 19:13

Foles' OTA absence due to wife's miscarriage Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles missed Tuesday's OTA because he was caring for his wife after she had a miscarriage last weekend, Tori Foles revealed in an Instagram post Wednesday night....
2019-05-30, 10:26

| Injured Sane set for long absence - Pep Manchester City winger Leroy Sane will be out of action for at least six months as he requires surgery on his anterior cruciate ligament, coach Pep Guardiola said Friday....
2019-08-09, 19:52

Jon Gruden defends Antonio Brown’s OTA absence The Browns aren’t the only team dealing with a high-profile receiver who has attendance issues. Just ask the Oakland Raiders. Wide receiver Antonio Brown was not present for the start of organized team activities on Tuesday. Head coach Jon Gruden did not offer a reason for Brown’s absence but ...
2019-05-22, 13:26

Sources: AB absence tied to helmet grievance Raiders receiver Antonio Brown is expected to have a hearing as early as next week, and an arbitrator will decide if he can wear the helmet of his choice, sources told ESPN....
2019-08-09, 22:13

De Blasio tries to spin absence during blackout as a positive Mayor Bill de Blasio continued to make excuses on Monday for campaigning in Iowa during the Manhattan blackout — and actually tried to spin the blunder in his favor by claiming his role as a “chief executive” of America’s largest city makes him better than the other White House candidates. “When you...
2019-07-15, 20:26

Sasha Banks ‘re-evaluated’ her life during WWE absence Sasha Banks has lifted the lid on her recent WWE hiatus and revealed she just needed to “step back and re-evaluate” her life. “The Boss” had vanished from WWE shows since she and Bayley lost the Women’s Tag-Team Titles at WrestleMania back in April until her comeback last month. Rumors mounted that ...
2019-09-14, 02:52

| Golovin in tennis comeback after 11-year absence Tatiana Golovin said she will return to competitive tennis despite having retired 11 years ago, a day after Kim Clijsters announced her shock comeback....
2019-09-14, 07:13

Why Yankees should be able to weather absence of Gary Sanchez MINNEAPOLIS — Considering Gary Sanchez was in a 10-for-85 slump when he went on the injured list Wednesday with a left groin injury, the Yankees won’t immediately miss the All-Star catcher. In Austin Romine, the Yankees have a very capable catcher to step into the starting lineup who has enough musc...
2019-07-25, 10:39

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd to take leave of absence The CEO is leaving for health reasons, Oracle announced. Meanwhile, the tech giant reported its Q1 results a day early, with earnings meeting expectations....
2019-09-12, 09:26

The Cowboys rookie shining in Ezekiel Elliott’s absence The Cowboys, at least outwardly, aren’t missing Ezekiel Elliott. With their star running back holding out of training camp, fourth-round pick Tony Pollard is drawing eyeballs and getting rave reviews instead. The latest in this standoff seems to be that the Cowboys are claiming happiness with ...
2019-08-05, 17:52

Aaron Judge's absence looms large -- in the clubhouse The injured slugger has left a void in the Yankees' lineup. But when he left the team Sunday for rehab in Tampa, he took with him the type of wisdom teammates like Clint Frazier have found invaluable....
2019-06-06, 17:00

‘Is Bernie going to come?’ Warren seizes on Sanders' Netroots absence The gathering of political progressives found itself almost spoilt for choice by the Democratic presidential field for 2020Among nearly 4,000 progressive activists and organizers gathered in Philadelphia this week for the 14th and largest Netroots Nation convention, the 2020 presidential race felt l...
2019-07-14, 07:26

Senegal make light of Mane's absence in win over Tanzania "Senegal made light of the absence of suspended forward Sadio Mane to dispatch Tanzania with a convincing 2-0 win in their opening Africa Cup of Nations match on Sunday."...
2019-06-24, 09:26

| Bernal tipped for Tour greatness in Froome's absence Fast-emerging Colombian all-rounder Egan Bernal can take centre stage at the 2019 Tour de France in the absence of his injured Team Ineos leader Chris Froome....
2019-07-03, 16:39

George, Barbara Bush’s absence noted at Memorial Day parade KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Maine’s Memorial Day celebrations are absent a prominent veteran who died last year. The American Legion has two empty chairs in Kennebunkport’s Dock Square on Monday in memory of all of the times former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara watched ...
2019-05-27, 17:26

Lalu Yadav's Absence Big Challenge In Fighting Polls, Says Son Tej Pratap The absence of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad during campaigning in Bihar for the seven-phase Lok Sabha polls was a "very big challenge", but the party has put up a "good fight"......
2019-05-22, 15:39

Federer relishes French Open return after 3-year absence PARIS (AP) — When Roger Federer played his first match at Roland Garros the domestic currency was francs rather than euros, Steffi Graf was about to claim a sixth French Open title and few had heard of the young Swiss player who would go on to become a tennis great. It was 20 years ago when the teen...
2019-05-24, 19:01

Clijsters sets sights on 2020 comeback after seven-year absence Four-times Grand Slam champion Kim Clijsters plans to come out of retirement after a seven-year hiatus, returning to the WTA Tour in 2020, the 36-year-old Belgian said on Thursday....
2019-09-12, 17:52

Biden seems to have biggest influence on Essence Festival conversation — despite absence Some at gathering of black women say the former vice president’s relationship with Barack Obama isn’t enough to excuse his recent missteps about race....
2019-07-08, 09:39

| British Airways resumes Pakistan flights after a 10-year absence British Airways landed back in Pakistan, in a major vote of confidence from a Western airline after suspending operations due to security fears over a decade ago....
2019-06-03, 19:00

Chilean Bishop Resigns After Comments on Absence of Women at Last Supper The church gave no reason for the resignation of Carlos Eugenio Irarrázabal. But it came after he said that perhaps women “like to be in the back room.”...
2019-06-15, 11:13

Irsay: Luck injury, absence related to bone issue Colts owner Jim Irsay on Monday said Andrew Luck's leg injury is related to a bone issue but did not indicate whether this diagnosis had any effect on Luck's eventual return to the field....
2019-08-13, 18:52

Federer returns to play at French Open after 4-year absence PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer is in action on the opening day of the French Open. Returning to play at Roland Garros for the first time since 2015, Federer opens against 73rd-ranked Lorenzo Sonego in the third match on Court Philippe Chatrier. Also Sunday, 2016 champion Garbine Muguruza faces 96th-rank...
2019-05-26, 11:26

George, Barbara Bush's absence noted at Memorial Day parade The American Legion has two empty chairs in Kennebunkport's Dock Square on Monday in memory of all of the times former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara watched the Memorial Day parade from that spot....
2019-05-27, 22:39

Antonio Brown returns to Raiders after absence for frostbitten feet "I'm extremely grateful to be here," Brown said during a short news conference Tuesday. "I've been dealing with a lot of adversity. I'm excited to be back and see my teammates and get in the groove of things."...
2019-08-14, 12:00

#TheBreakaway: Chris Froome’s absence making Tour more exciting "In today’s Breakaway, Bradley Wiggins praises Julian Alaphilippe (00:45), Geraint Thomas discusses his struggles on Stage 14 (2:20), Bradley praises Thomas’ maturity (04:30), the team reflect on the fact there is not one team that stands out at the moment (05:30) and the impact of Chris Froome not ...
2019-07-21, 00:13

K-League angrily hits out at Juventus over Ronaldo’s absence from friendly • Forward was rested for pre-season match in Seoul• League accuses club of ‘deception’ over kick-off delayThe K-League, South Korea’s domestic league, has said it feels “indignation and disappointment” after Juventus refused to apologise for leaving Cristiano Ronaldo out of a pre-season friendly in ...
2019-08-01, 16:13

'If you got a body, you're an athlete' - Semenya "Caster Semenya attended a women\u0027s race in South African capital Pretoria on Saturday, just four days after effectively being barred from defending her 800 metres title at the upcoming IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar."...
2019-08-04, 12:13

In Khashoggi Murder Trial, Absence of Crown Prince Aide Stands Out As Saudi Arabia tries to end the furor caused by the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the kingdom’s trial of 11 suspects has been criticized for its secrecy and slow pace, and for the prosecutors’ decision not to charge a close aide to the crown prince....
2019-06-22, 17:13

Arsenal’s ongoing Champions League absence has not been so costly | David Conn Even if the Gunners miss out in the Europa League for the third year running, Uefa’s ‘market pool’ will soften the blow for nowFor Arsenal, victory in the Europa League final in Baku – Uefa’s widely condemned choice of venue – carries the greater significance of qualification for next season’s Champ...
2019-05-27, 20:52

Nigeria's 'Gucci Pastor' takes leave of absence over rape claims Biodun Fatoyinbo steps aside amid allegations of historical attack on photographerA celebrity pastor in Nigeria is to take a leave of absence after a photographer accused him of rape.Nicknamed “Gucci Pastor” for his expensive taste in clothes and cars, Biodun Fatoyinbo runs the Commonwealth of Zion ...
2019-07-02, 14:00

Ailing Yankees not hurting for power in absence of homer-hitting stars Imagine removing Kevin Durant, perhaps the best basketball player in the world, and having a team good enough to keep on winning. Imagine removing Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton, two of the great power hitters in the world, and having a team deep enough to keep hitting homers same as ever. Let’s ...
2019-05-31, 01:26

James Anderson absence gives England captain Joe Root a painful reminder It will surely be Old Trafford's James Anderson End that provides Joe Root with the starkest of reminders that there will be, well, an end for James Anderson....
2019-09-04, 15:26

Froome’s absence gives Tour riders reason to believe in their chances | Jeremy Whittle Egan Bernal is strongly fancied as is defending champion Geraint Thomas but plenty of others – even the French – are hopefulFor the first time since July 2011, the Tour de France rolls away from Saturday’s Grand Départ without Chris Froome. Already, in the brasseries and cafes around the Grand Place...
2019-07-04, 23:39

What we know about Antonio Brown's absence from Oakland Raiders, beef about helmets with NFL Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown appears to be in the middle of a few controversies right now. Here's what you need to know about them.       ...
2019-08-11, 23:26

De Blasio ‘missing’ posters mock NYC mayor’s absence while running for president An especially snide politics-watcher has launched a new campaign for our jetsetting mayor: “de Blasio for Resident.” Campaign literature began to pop up on light-posts in Midtown Friday, with a tongue-in-cheek message declaring de Blasio “MISSING,” photos posted to social med...
2019-08-24, 22:26

Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen denies fitness concerns behind pre-Arsenal absence Tottenham's Jan Vertonghen has insisted he was not dropped over fitness concerns and says his absence from the team has fuelled a desire to play as much as possible....
2019-09-02, 13:26

Absence Of Legal Awareness Root Cause Of Rights Deprivation: Ranjan Gogoi Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday said the absence of legal awareness was the "root cause" of "deception, exploitation and deprivation" of the rights and benefits of the masses....
2019-08-19, 08:52

Caster Semenya can run without testosterone restriction A ruling against South African runner Caster Semenya has been temporarily lifted, allowing her to run in any event without medication to lower her testosterone levels. She could now compete in the World Championships....
2019-06-03, 20:13

I was used as human guinea pig, Caster Semenya says Caster Semenya says the global athletics governing body has used her as "a human guinea pig" by forcing her to take medication that would limit her testosterone levels. ...
2019-06-19, 01:39

Semenya says she never felt supported by other women Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who has been locked in a battle over her testosterone levels with athletics authorities, said on Wednesday that she has not felt supported by other women in sport....
2019-08-14, 16:52

Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling Caster Semenya has appealed the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to uphold the IAAF regulation that she cannot run in international races from 400 meters to one mile unless she medically lowers her natural testosterone levels....
2019-05-29, 21:52

Dolphins assistant coach Jim Caldwell to take leave of absence to address health issues Former Lions and Colts head coach Jim Caldwell, now an assistant with the Miami Dolphins, is taking a leave of absence to address health issues.       ...
2019-07-14, 02:26

Miranda Lambert's husband Brendan McLoughlin on leave of absence from the NYPD Miranda Lambert's husband Brendan McLoughlin is taking time away from his job at the New York Police Department.        ...
2019-07-21, 01:00

Manchester City expect long Aymeric Laporte absence after knee surgery • Defender has operation in Barcelona• Laporte injured right knee against BrightonManchester City expect to be without Aymeric Laporte for a prolonged period following knee surgery, in a major blow to the Premier League champions. Related: Which football team have completed the most passes in a matc...
2019-09-04, 14:39

Arkansas State football coach Blake Anderson takes leave of absence Arkansas State football coach Blake Anderson is taking time away from the Red Wolves program to support his wife's battle with cancer.       ...
2019-08-20, 10:39

How Cowboys are preparing for Ezekiel Elliott's potential Week 1 absence vs. Giants Despite lacking a resolution to Ezekiel Elliott's holdout as the season opener draws near, the Cowboys are keeping their cool.       ...
2019-09-03, 05:00

Opinion: Warriors' wishful thinking on Kevin Durant has been just as destructive as his absence Wishful thinking on Kevin Durant hasn’t done much for Warriors' play, nor has it sped up healing of calf. Warriors failed from start on his status.       ...
2019-06-10, 03:01

Manchester City fear long Aymeric Laporte absence after knee surgery • Defender has operation in Barcelona• Laporte injured right knee against BrightonManchester City fear losing Aymeric Laporte for a prolonged period following knee surgery, in what would represent a major blow to the Premier League champions. Related: Which football team have completed the most pas...
2019-09-04, 13:26

How the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Reunion Addressed Lisa Vanderpump's Absence Maybe Lisa Vanderpump should have listened to her own words about showing up to a Real Housewives reunion. LVP's absence from the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion was a major......
2019-07-17, 05:00

Semenya cleared to compete by Swiss court Runner Caster Semenya will be allowed to compete without having to take testosterone-reducing medication after a Swiss court ordered athletics' governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations, to suspend implementation of new regulations while Semenya's appeal is pending....
2019-06-03, 22:13

Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a 'human guinea pig' Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has accused the global athletics governing body of using her as a human guinea pig as it emerged that the IAAF had sought to have her declared a "biological male" in proceedings before sport's highest court....
2019-06-18, 18:13

| Semenya returns to 800m at Prefontaine Classic Caster Semenya returns to the 800m at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting with the athletics world wondering if it will be her last race over the distance....
2019-06-28, 23:52

| Semenya powers to victory at Prefontaine Classic Caster Semenya swept to victory in the 800m at the Prefontaine Classic, extending a four-year reign of dominance that is under threat from new IAAF rules....
2019-07-01, 07:39

Testosterone row: Caster Semenya appeals against ruling South African athlete Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the Swiss supreme court against the ruling that she should take medication to lower her testosterone levels....
2019-05-30, 00:13

Semenya to contest 3,000-meters at Prefontaine Classic Caster Semenya will compete in the 3,000 meters at the Diamond League's Prefontaine Classic in Stanford, California on June 30, a distance she can race without reducing her testosterone levels....
2019-05-21, 14:32

| Semenya to race 800m for first time since gender ban Caster Semenya will race in the 800m at the Stanford Diamond League in her first outing over the distance since she launched a legal battle against the IAAF....
2019-06-20, 17:00

Caster Semenya signs for football team Two-time Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has joined a South African women's football team as she begins to prepare for a career outside of athletics....
2019-09-06, 13:26

Caster Semenya: I have high testosterone, so what? – video The double olympic champion Caster Semenya's battle with the athletics authorities rolls on as she continues to fight an IAAF regulation that would make her take testosterone-lowering medication. The South African athlete will not be able to defend her 800-metres title in September after the Swiss F...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Jon Favreau confirms James Earl Jones is just fine, despite his absence from Lion King promotions  While there has been an understandably exorbitant amount of focus placed on the presence of some (go ahead and insert Tiffany “New York” Pollard’s “Beyonce?!” meme here), the absence of James Earl Jones from recent Lion King promotions was not only heavily noted, but a point of concern for some fan...
2019-07-11, 20:52

Democrats question absence of black or Hispanic nominee among Trump’s 41 circuit court judges The Senate was poised to move ahead Monday on the nomination of Daniel Bress to the Ninth Circuit, the president’s 42nd nominee to the powerful appellate branch....
2019-07-08, 23:01

Caster Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a ‘guinea pig experiment’ • IAAF ruled athlete must take medication to control testosterone• Semenya: ‘I will not allow the IAAF to use me and my body again’Caster Semenya has accused athletics’ governing body of using her body “as a human guinea pig experiment” by forcing her to take medication to control her testosterone l...
2019-06-18, 20:52

Semenya files appeal to Swiss supreme court Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to Switzerland's highest court against a ruling to uphold rules requiring that middle-distance female athletes with a high natural level of testosterone must take medication to reduce it....
2019-05-29, 21:01

Semenya denied entry into Rabat 800 meters race Caster Semenya has been denied participation in her favored 800 meters race in Morocco, the athlete said on Thursday, despite Switzerland's highest court rejecting an IAAF request for eligibility regulations to be reimposed on the South African....
2019-06-14, 05:52

| Russia again in spotlight as IAAF wrestles with Semenya case Doping-tainted Russia will learn this weekend whether it has met the criteria set by athletics' governing body the IAAF to be reintegrated in world track and field....
2019-06-08, 14:00

| Semenya accuses IAAF of treating her like 'human guinea pig' South Africa's double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has accused world athletics' governing body the IAAF of treating her like "human guinea pig"....
2019-06-18, 18:26

‘The IAAF will not drug me or stop me being who I am’: Semenya appeals against Cas ruling • South African files appeal to Swiss supreme court• ‘I am a woman and I am a world-class athlete’Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the federal supreme court of Switzerland challenging the recent ruling against her by the court of arbitration for sport, the double Olympic champion has announced....
2019-05-29, 20:13

Semenya free to run without medication while appeal is heard - court "Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will be able to run in her favoured 800 metres event without medication to lower her testosterone levels until an appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal has been ruled on, the court said."...
2019-06-04, 00:00

Caster Semenya wins 2,000m at the Meeting de Montreui Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya cruises to victory at 2,000m at the Meeting de Montreui - her first race since filing an appeal against the IAAF's ruling to restrict testosterone levels in female runners....
2019-06-12, 06:13

Caster Semenya May Run 800 Without Hormone Treatment, Swiss Court Says Semenya won an interim ruling that suspended a recent decision that would have required intersex athletes to suppress testosterone levels before competing in certain track events....
2019-06-03, 22:52

IAAF argued in court that Semenya is ‘biologically male’ LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The governing body of track argued in court that Caster Semenya is “biologically male” and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions. The IAAF’s stance on Semenya and other female athle...
2019-06-18, 17:39

Semenya free to run without medication while appeal is heard: court Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will be able to run in her favored 800 meters event without medication to lower her testosterone levels until an appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal has been ruled on, her lawyers said on Monday....
2019-06-03, 19:26

IAAF hails Semenya decision as victory for 'parity' The governing body of world athletics has hailed the Swiss court decision that ruled Caster Semenya out of their world championships as a victory for "parity and clarity"....
2019-08-01, 11:01

Defiant Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling Olympic champion runner Caster Semenya appealed Wednesday against a decision by sport's highest court to uphold highly contentious new rules in track and field that force her to take testosterone-suppressing medication or have surgery in order to compete in female races at top international events....
2019-05-30, 13:26

| Semenya's shadow hangs over Stockholm Diamond League Caster Semenya's shadow will hang over the Diamond League meeting in Stockholm on Thursday even though the double Olympic 800m champion will be absent....
2019-05-30, 12:39

Caster Semenya launches second appeal against testosterone ruling Two-time Olympic gold medal winner Caster Semenya is again challenging a ruling requiring her to artificially lower her testosterone to enter competition....
2019-05-30, 00:26

First shots of Caster Semenya after signing for Johannesburg football club "First footage of 800 metre runner Caster Semenya after she signed with a South African football team, a strong hint that the two-time Olympic 800m champion might be ready to give up track and field after a decade-long legal battle with the IAAF."...
2019-09-07, 10:13

| Court denies IAAF’s request to re-impose regulations on Semenya The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has rejected the IAAF’s urgent request to be allowed to immediately re-impose its eligibility regulations on Caster Semenya....
2019-06-14, 00:52

Caster Semenya joins South African football team JVW Two-time Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has joined a South African women's football team as she begins to prepare for a career outside of athletics....
2019-09-06, 22:52

Semenya eyes 'new journey' after signing for South African club JVW Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya could trade her running shoes for soccer boots as early as next year after the 28-year-old signed for South African women's club JVW FC....
2019-09-06, 21:13

| Semenya denies she refused to run in Rabat, blames event organiser Caster Semenya's representatives reacted angrily after the organiser of the Diamond League event in Rabat said the Olympic champion had refused an invitation to run....
2019-06-16, 00:13

Caster Semenya starts 'new journey' after joining football team South African eyeing debut with JVW next seasonSemenya appealing Cas decision over testosterone limitsThe two-time Olympic 800m gold medallist Caster Semenya appears to be preparing for a career outside of athletics after joining a women’s football club.The 28-year-old is currently appealing against...
2019-09-06, 14:00

South African federation joins Semenya appeal over CAS verdict Athletics South Africa (ASA) said on Friday it had joined Caster Semenya's appeal against the ruling that currently prevents the double Olympic champion from running her preferred distance races unless she takes testosterone-suppressant medication....
2019-06-01, 02:00

Semenya received invitation to Morocco race 'too late': agent Caster Semenya was invited on Friday to run in an 800m race in Morocco on Sunday -- after previously saying she had been denied the right to participate in the event -- but the invitation came too late for her to get there, her agent said....
2019-06-15, 00:26

IAAF claims Olympic champion Semenya is 'biologically male' The governing body of track argued in court that Olympic champion Caster Semenya is "biologically male" and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions, according to documents released publicly for the first time on Tuesday and which ...
2019-06-19, 14:39

Caster Semenya files fresh appeal over testosterone ruling Olympic champion Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the Swiss Supreme Court after losing her case against a controversial IAAF ruling which would force her to lower her testosterone levels....
2019-05-30, 00:26

‘Continuing absence’ of political solution to Israel-Palestine conflict ‘undermines and compounds’ UN efforts to end wholesale crisis The UN is “continuing to address the humanitarian, economic and political crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” but efforts are continually undermined by the lack of any political progress towards a two-State solution, said the head of UN Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) on Monday....
2019-05-21, 14:38

| Semenya wins 2 000m race in Paris amid IAAF fight South African Caster Semenya won a rarely-run 2,000m race in Montreuil, east of Paris, amid her ongoing legal battle with the IAAF over its testosterone rules....
2019-06-12, 00:00

'I'll never take drugs': Caster Semenya tells IAAF to focus on dopers 'not us' – video Caster Semenya has urged athletic's governing body to drop its pursuit of female runners with high testosterone levels and instead focus on catching dope cheats. Speaking after winning a 2000m race on the outskirts of Paris, the South African made clear that she will continue to refuse to medicate t...
2019-06-12, 12:26

Caster Semenya calls on IAAF to focus on doping after return victory • Athlete has appealed ruling to approve IAAF testosterone limit• Runner battling to defend 800m title at World ChampionshipsCaster Semenya has told the International Association of Athletics Federations to focus on catching dopers after her first race following an appeal against the governing body....
2019-06-12, 12:26

Swiss Court Suspends IAAF's Discriminatory Ruling Against Caster Semenya Switzerland’s top court has temporarily suspended the IAAF’s discriminatory ruling against South African runner Caster Semenya, meaning she will be allowed to compete in the 800m event without taking medication to suppress her body’s natural levels of testosterone. The suspension will remain in effe...
2019-06-03, 20:13

| 8 years later, Semenya to receive gold medal after Russian winner banned Following the IAAF's decision to re-allocate medals from the 2011 world championships, Caster Semenya and Sunette Viljoen will now receive their gold and silver medals....
2019-09-12, 13:26

Rabat organizers made it impossible for Semenya to race, says legal team The Moroccan Athletics Federation made it "impossible" for Caster Semenya to compete at the Rabat Diamond League meeting on Sunday because of the lateness of a re-invitation, the South African athlete's legal team said on Saturday....
2019-06-15, 22:13

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court Athletics South Africa has also vowed to appeal a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that requires Semenya to artificially reduce her testosterone levels to compete alongside other women....
2019-05-30, 02:52

IAAF to seek swift reversion of Swiss court's Semenya ruling The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said it will seek a swift reversion of Monday's Swiss court ruling in favour of double Olympic champion Caster Semenya....
2019-06-05, 01:00

Caster Semenya Appeals To Swiss Supreme Court To Stop IAAF's Discrimination Against Her South African runner Caster Semenya is officially appealing the discriminatory regulations put in place to stop her from competing in her best event, the 800 meters....
2019-05-29, 23:13

Caster Semenya Plans to Run 3,000-Meter Race, Which Doesn’t Require Her to Limit Testosterone Semenya, the two-time Olympic champion at 800 meters, is expected to race in the Prefontaine Classic next month in California. The 3,000 is not covered by a new rule restricting intersex athletes....
2019-05-22, 03:39

Semenya denied Rabat entry but IAAF fails to block 800m champion "Caster Semenya has been denied participation in her favoured 800 metres race in Morocco, the athlete said on Thursday, despite Switzerland\u0027s highest court rejecting an IAAF request for eligibility regulations to be reimposed on the South African."...
2019-06-13, 22:39

Caster Semenya Can Run Free—for Now—as Court Rules She Won’t Have to Take Drugs to Lower Testosterone Levels Calling it a victory for women’s “human rights,” South African runner Caster Semenya and her legal team are cheering a Swiss court’s ruling that allows her to continue competing without taking testosterone-lowering drugs while she continues her appeals....
2019-06-05, 08:39

‘The IAAF Will Not Drug Me.’ Olympian Caster Semenya Appeals Court’s Testosterone Ruling (JOHANNESBURG) — Caster Semenya has appealed against the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to uphold testosterone regulations for some female athletes in track and field. The two-time Olympic 800-meter champion’s lawyers say she has lodged an appeal with the Swiss Federal T...
2019-05-29, 22:26

Amid Her Battle to Run, Caster Semenya Calls Out Her Competitors: 'I've Never Felt Recognized; Mostly by Women' Caster Semenya is a two-time Olympic champion. She is also in the face-off of her career over her ability to compete, due to her naturally elevated testosterone levels. Most recently, the middle-distance runner was sidelined from defending her world championship 800-meter title in September after th...
2019-08-21, 20:39

Caster Semenya free to run 800m without medication for now as Swiss court floors IAAF • Swiss court tells IAAF to suspend testosterone regulations• Olympic champion can compete without medication to 25 JuneCaster Semenya is once again free to run the 800m without having to take medication – at least for the time being – after the Swiss supreme federal court ordered the IAAF to suspen...
2019-06-03, 21:52

Caster Semenya: Olympic 800m champion files appeal to Swiss court Olympic champion Caster Semenya files a new appeal to a Swiss court to challenge the decision regarding the restriction of testosterone levels in female runners....
2019-05-29, 22:52

Caster Semenya: Olympic champion temporarily cleared to compete without medication by Swiss court Caster Semenya is temporarily free to compete in her preferred 800m event without taking medication to lower her testosterone levels as she awaits the result of an appeal against an IAAF ruling....
2019-06-03, 22:26

Caster Semenya: IAAF wants 'swift reversal' of Swiss court's suspension of testosterone rules The IAAF says it will seek a "swift reversal" of the decision that allows Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya to temporarily compete without taking medication....
2019-06-06, 02:00

Caster Semenya: IAAF vows to fight on after Swiss court hands Olympic champion reprieve The IAAF has pledged to take the fight to Caster Semenya after a Swiss court gave the two-times Olympic champion a temporary reprieve to continue competing without hormone-suppressing drugs....
2019-06-04, 17:00

Track Officials Called Caster Semenya ‘Biologically Male,’ Newly Released Documents Show The governing body of track used that language as it argued in court that Semenya must suppress her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in certain women’s races....
2019-06-19, 04:26

Intersex female runner Caster Semenya signs with professional South African soccer team Caster Semenya, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and an intersex athlete, signed with South African team JVW Football Club, she announced on Friday.       ...
2019-09-07, 00:00

Amid Ban From Top-Level Track and Field Events, Caster Semenya Signs With South African Soccer Team Tired, maybe, after 10 years of fighting track authorities, Caster Semenya has signed up to play with a South African soccer team. Currently banned from competing in her preferred event, the two-time Olympic 800-meter champion might now be ready to give up running in favor of a sport where she isn&#...
2019-09-07, 03:26

RuPaul on returning to daytime TV after 20-year absence: 'It's just in my blood, darling' Two decades after his daytime talk show ended on VH1, "Drag Race" host RuPaul is headed back to the time slot with a trial-run series on Fox.        ...
2019-06-07, 23:13

Caster Semenya: IAAF used me as 'human guinea pig' for testosterone limit Caster Semenya has accused world athletics' governing body the IAAF of using her as "a human guinea pig" to test its testosterone limit for intersex athletes and said it can never be allowed to happen again....
2019-06-18, 19:13

Aritz Aduriz 'scissor' kick cuts through Barcelona to expose Ernesto Valverde's tactics in Lionel Messi's absence It was a moment of genius with which Barcelona fans will be all too familiar. Except this time, it came not to hand them a last-minute victory, but instead to condemn their team to a late defeat....
2019-08-17, 11:00

New name and a new mission for VW's lab VW promises a global lineup filled with scores of battery-electric vehicles. Its Silicon Valley lab will be responsible for making those coming products technologically advanced and customer-oriented....
2019-07-06, 11:00

Outlining the Knicks’ do-or-die mission And as for the other team in town … OK, OK, we kid. If it is indisputable the Nets’ star-splashed Sunday made significant strides in their perpetual effort to gain equal footing with the Knicks, it is equally unarguable that the Knicks still remain the prime holders of the deed to the city’s b...
2019-07-02, 03:13

Apollo 11: Mission Out of Control The inside story of how Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin struggled to touch down on the moon, while their guidance computer kept crashing. Again and again....
2019-06-28, 00:26

Behind the scenes of the Apollo mission at MIT Fifty years ago this week, humanity made its first expedition to another world, when Apollo 11 touched down on the moon and two astronauts walked on its surface. That moment changed the world in ways that still reverberate today. MIT’s deep and varied connections to that epochal event — many of w...
2019-07-18, 19:39

Here’s Every Single Mission to the Moon in One Chart Humans started to work in earnest to get to the moon in the 1950s, when the U.S. and U.S.S.R. initiated a bracing Cold War space race. The Soviets drew first blood in 1959: in that one year, Luna 1 became the first spacecraft to reach the moon. Luna 2 was the first to reach the lunar surface, and Lu...
2019-07-18, 19:52

Mets keep 'on mission,' stand pat at deadline After making a splash with the acquisition of Marcus Stroman, the Mets stood pat at the trade deadline, with GM Brodie Van Wagenen describing their thinking as, "we only wanted to consider moves that were going to improve our club and keep us on mission."...
2019-08-01, 03:00

The GTA San Andreas Mission That's So Easy, There's No Way To Fail It Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is filled with some famously annoying and difficult missions. Everyone knows of the infamous mission where the player is tasked with following a train while riding a dirtbike. Or the extremely hard Zero RC missions, which were so bad and challenging that Rockstar actual...
2019-08-12, 03:39

Former EPA administrators say agency has retreated from its mission Four former EPA administrators on Tuesday told a House subcommittee that the agency needs to re-establish its scientific credibility and return to its mission....
2019-06-12, 01:00

Opinion: Car design - the new Mission Impossible? i8 fulfilled its objective as a 'statement piece' for early EV adopters Why planning ten years ahead is getting harder than ever Who’d be BMW Group design director Adrian van Hooydonk, a man consistently accused of popping “all-new” designs out of jelly moulds and somehow simultaneously wrecking ...
2019-06-27, 19:26

The cancer survivor on a mission to help women win Rana Nawas built her career on solving problems. As an Oxford-educated engineer she forged a highly successful career, plying her trade with companies like GE Capital, McKinsey & Company, as well as the Dubai government....
2019-08-17, 05:26

The Case Against the Apollo 11 Moon Mission On July 13, 1969, just a few days before Apollo XI lifted off into the sky, newspapers across the country ran a syndicated column by Drew Pearson, an infamous figure in mid-century American journalism. Perhaps most famously, he broke the story about General George S. Patton slapping a soldier during...
2019-07-21, 01:01

What it was like inside Apollo 11's Mission Control After retiring from NASA in 1994, Gene Kranz remembers taking tours through the historic Mission Operations Control Room at Johnson Space Center in Houston....
2019-07-24, 18:26

Chandrayaan-2: All You Need to Know About India's Second Lunar Mission Chandrayaan-2 ISRO mission will be India's first space mission to conduct a soft landing on the moon. Here's every key detail you need to know about it....
2019-07-13, 22:39

India's moon mission blasts off after delay India's space agency has launched its second lunar mission, a week after an earlier effort had to be called off. Scientists hope to make a soft landing on the moon's unexplored south pole....
2019-07-22, 17:39

The (Almost) Forgotten History of The Mission of San Ignacio Miní The name Argentina comes from the Latin word for sliver 'argentum', and it is indeed a country rich architectural heritage, especially in its main cities. ...
2019-05-27, 05:26

India has launched its Chandrayaan 2 mission to the moon India launched its second moon mission on 22 July. The mission will place a lander and rover near the moon’s south pole, a promising site for human exploration...
2019-07-22, 18:52

Raytheon contracted for changes to LCS escort mission module Raytheon received an $8.6 million contract for changes and support to reduce the weight of the littoral combat ship's Escort Mission Module, specifically to support the vessel's Anti-Submarine Warfare Mission Package....
2019-08-07, 08:26

Mission Control restored 50 years after Apollo 11 NASA’s old Mission Control in Houston has been meticulously restored to the way it looked 50 years ago when two men first landed on the moon. It was last used for space shuttle flights in the 1990s. It opens to the public next week. (June 28)        ...
2019-06-28, 11:52

She's Running From Kashmir To Kanyakumari In 100 Days With A Mission A 33-year-old marathon runner from Delhi is on a unique mission, one that combines immense physical strength and a wish to bring people of the country together. To accomplish this mission, Sufiya......
2019-06-18, 16:26

UK to launch European security mission over Iran row The British government has said it will create a new mission with European allies amid rising tensions with Iran. The UK's outgoing foreign minister said Britain "will always defend" freedom of navigation....
2019-07-22, 19:26

India has launched an ambitious mission to the Moon Enlarge / India's GSLV Mark III rocket is seen on the launch pad with its lunar payload. (credit: ISRO) On Monday, an Indian rocket launched a spacecraft bound for the Moon from Sriharikota, a barrier island off the Bay of Bengal coast. This Chandrayaan-2 mission is the second spacecraft India has...
2019-07-22, 19:00

Mission to Mars: The complete guide to getting to the Red Planet Humanity's first Mars mission will need a big rocket, lots of free time, reliable team mates and lots of NASA cash. Here's our 5-step plan to get people to the planet and back...
2019-06-13, 14:39

What happened to India’s Chandrayaan-2 moon mission? On Saturday, at 1.35AM IST (Friday 4.05 EST/ 9.05 CET), India’s Chandrayaan-2 began its descent towards the moon’s surface. There was palpable excitement among the scientists at Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the country’s government-run space agency – and among millions following live s...
2019-09-09, 08:52

You can own a flag from the Apollo 11 mission, if your pockets are deep enough We’re now just one month away from the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, and owners of some seriously sought-after space relics are putting their memorabilia on the auction block in the hopes of capitalizing on the hype. RR Auction is hosting the bidding for a num...
2019-06-21, 08:52

Mission: Impossible 7 Hires Agent Carter Hayley Atwell is teaming up with Tom Cruise for the next Mission: Impossible movie, writer-director Christopher McQuarrie and the Marvel star revealed Friday....
2019-09-09, 09:39

Peter McGrail makes his mission statement After disappointment at the European Games, Peter McGrail looks forward to the World championships The post Peter McGrail makes his mission statement appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-26, 23:00

Brexit's Biggest Booster Has a New, Old Mission: Leave the EU As Britain votes Thursday to elect lawmakers for the European Parliament, Nigel Farage’s newly created Brexit Party is well ahead in the polls. The party has no manifesto and only one aim: get the U.K. out of the EU, even if it means leaving without a divorce deal. ...
2019-05-22, 22:26

End of a 'secret' German military mission in Cameroon The announcement that Germany has ended its military mission in Cameroon came as a surprise to many who were unaware of the presence of German soldiers in the conflict-torn African country....
2019-07-17, 18:00

Glaad’s Bold New Mission: an L.G.B.T. Constitutional Amendment Led by its chief executive, Sarah Kate Ellis, the gay rights group is moving beyond Hollywood and toward national politics, raising eyebrows among some of its allies....
2019-06-29, 22:52

NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before First Space Mission NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Monday, July 1, for live satellite interviews from Star City, Russia, before launching on his first space mission, a nine-month expedition aboard the International Space Station....
2019-06-18, 20:26

Joining US In "Maritime Security Mission" In Gulf: UK Britain on Monday said it would join the United States in an "international maritime security mission" to protect merchant vessels in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tension with Iran....
2019-08-05, 19:26

Mission Over Mars Now Streaming on ALTBalaji and ZEE5 Less than a month since it was depicted on the big screen in Mission Mangal, India's historic Mars mission is now also a limited series. Mission Over Mars - the unlicensed, fictional adaptation of......
2019-09-10, 12:13

UK joins US in Strait of Hormuz naval mission Britain says it will join a US-led mission to protect merchant vessels in the Strait of Hormuz. Germany has rejected joining the mission, which comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the West....
2019-08-05, 22:39

India launches historic mission to the Moon With the launch of its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, India is planning to join an exclusive group of countries that have successfully landed on the Moon....
2019-07-22, 21:26

U.S. Planned Strike Against Iran but Called Off Mission After Iran shot down a U.S. reconnaissance drone, Washington was preparing to launch a retaliatory strike, but the mission was called off at the last minute, U.S. officials said....
2019-06-21, 12:52

Japanese cargo mission to ISS scrubbed after fire Sending stuff to space is very, very difficult. It can be easy to forget that, especially with the seemingly constant stream of rocket launches we see these days, but for as many successful launches as there are, there are always at least a few that hit snags along the way. Such is the case for Japa...
2019-09-12, 02:52

Inside the audacious mission to map every microbe in Australia Billions of viruses, bacteria, and other tiny organisms live in Australia. A bold project hopes to use DNA sequencing to identify all of them – can it be done? ...
2019-06-11, 22:39

Nieces and nephews give soldier her next mission This amazing National Guard Auntie just landed stateside and there was no question where she was going first.        ...
2019-08-30, 20:52

India to launch moon mission after delay India's space agency is set to make another attempt to launch its second lunar mission, a week after an earlier effort had to be called off. Scientists hope to make a soft landing on the moon's unexplored south pole....
2019-07-22, 09:26

JFK Library launches app to celebrate Apollo 11 mission BOSTON (AP) — The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with a new app that helps users relive the 1969 launch of the Apollo 11 mission. The free app available now uses videos, images, and audio recordings from the mission that o...
2019-06-17, 18:26

Mission possible: £5bn London theme park deal The backers of a £5 billion theme park planned for the Thames Estuary have signed a deal with Paramount Pictures opening the possibility of thriller rides based on films such as Mission: Impossible, Star Trek or The Italian Job....
2019-06-27, 19:39

| UN freezes decrease of Sudan peace mission The UN Security Council has agreed on a four-month pause in the decrease of a peacekeeping mission from Sudan's Darfur region as leaders in Khartoum press on with difficult talks on a political transition....
2019-06-28, 01:13

Apollo 11 at 50: Mission's scientific legacy was just getting to the moon Dozens of experiments now travel to and from the International Space Station, and each NASA mission features an array of scientific objectives. For Apollo 11, 50 years ago, making it to the moon was the whole experiment....
2019-06-17, 13:26

Spacewatch: ESA greenlights Comet Interceptor mission Spacecraft will travel to an as-yet unidentified comet and map it in three dimensions The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected a comet interceptor for the first of its new class of “fast” missions.These must launch within eight years of selection and weigh less than 1,000kg so they can hitchhike...
2019-06-28, 03:26

Chandrayaan-2 Mission to Launch on July 15 at 2:51am India's second mission to the Moon, Chandrayaan-2, would be launched on July 15, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Sivan announced....
2019-06-12, 19:39

The Downsides of Central Bank Mission Creep Many central banks argue that they have a mandate to act on the impact from climate change. This sort of mission creep might only serve to enmesh central banks more in politics—and make them less reliable for investors....
2019-06-18, 15:39

Yankees can’t ignore other half of pitching mission Wandering eyes will be focused on the likes of Toronto’s Marcus Stroman, the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner and perhaps Cleveland’s Trevor Bauer over the coming weeks as the Yankees look to fortify their starting pitching for the stretch run and beyond. And though there’s no denying the importance of add...
2019-07-11, 08:39

Chandrayaan-2: ISRO Says 95 Percent of Mission Objectives Accomplished Chandrayaan-2 Moon mission has accomplished 90 to 95 percent of its mission objectives, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said in a new statement on Saturday....
2019-09-07, 21:00

US Moon Mission Successful As They Launched On Ekadashi: Ex-RSS Activist Space scientists in the US succeeded in their 39th attempt to send their craft to the moon because they had launched it on "Ekadashi", former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh activist Sambhaji Bhide said......
2019-09-09, 23:39

"We Shall Overcome One Day": President Kovind On Chandrayaan Moon Mission "Hum honge kamayab, mann me hai vishwas, poora hai vishwas, hum honge kamyaab ek din," (We shall overcome, we shall overcome, with belief in our hearts, we shall overcome, one day) this is how......
2019-09-07, 15:00

Chandrayaan 2 Mission Launch : When And Where To Watch Live Streaming The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will make a second attempt to launch the ambitious moon mission Chandrayaan-2, a week after it was aborted just before lift-off. Chandrayaan-2 will be......
2019-07-22, 10:01

Decorated solider dies in combat mission in Afghanistan FORT BRAGG, N.C. — US military officials say a decorated Special Forces company sergeant major has died during combat operations in Afghanistan. A spokesman for the US Army Special Operations Command said in a statement Sunday that 40-year-old James G. “Ryan” Sartor was killed Saturday during combat...
2019-07-15, 05:01

AEW's Double Or Nothing Delivered As Both A Mission Statement And A Wrestling Show LAS VEGAS — All Elite Wrestling’s inaugural event on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas gave fans a lot to digest, but more importantly it delivered a well-balanced and suitably fulfilling feast. What was supposed to be a taste of what’s to come from AEW, both in the ring and ...
2019-05-28, 16:39

NASA Awards Contract for Near-Earth Mission Services NASA has awarded the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract to Peraton, Inc. in Herndon, Virginia, to perform telemetry, tracking and command services for near-Earth missions....
2019-06-19, 05:13

'Away Mission' is a free-roaming 'Star Trek' VR experience When Starfleet calls, Trekkies will answer, and Starfleet's latest call to action involves the world's first free-roam Star Trek experience. Later this year Sandbox VR will launch the first Holodeck VR experience, where fans can enter the world of St......
2019-07-31, 18:00

India sends unmanned mission to moon’s far side SRIHARIKOTA, India — India’s space agency says it has launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. Scientists at the mission control center burst into applause as the rocket lifted off in clear weather as scheduled at...
2019-07-22, 12:39

First All-Women IAF Crew Fly Mi-17 Helicopter In Battle Training Mission Three women Indian Air Force officers from Punjab were part of the country's first all-women crew to fly a medium lift helicopter Mi-17 V5 on Monday....
2019-05-27, 21:13

Nixon’s secret speech if Apollo 11 mission had gone wrong President Richard Nixon, who delivered a message to Armstrong, Aldrin and Michael Collins after the successful lunar landing, also asked his speechwriter to write a contingency speech should something go wrong....
2019-07-17, 02:26

Why ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 Mission Is Not A Failure Despite Landing Setback India's first attempt to land on the Moon may have gone off-script but the ambitious Chandrayaan 2 mission has been far from a flop. With a mission life of one year, the Chandrayaan 2 orbiter remains......
2019-09-07, 05:26

NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's moon Europa NASA has been talking for years about sending a probe to Europa, and now it's locking down those plans. The agency has confirmed the next phase of its Europa Clipper mission, which will send a spacecraft to the Jovian moon to determine if it could su......
2019-08-21, 03:13

Virgin Galactic unveils new spaceport mission control Space tourism takes another step towards reality with Virgin Galactic's mission control center. The facility aims to connect paying customers to the business of space travel before launching them into the final frontier....
2019-08-17, 05:26

An Indian Space Mission Inspires a Bollywood Reckoning “Mission Mangal,” a fictional take on real female scientists, has been likened to “Hidden Figures.” But a male star dominates the marketing, raising questions about Bollywood and women....
2019-08-16, 16:52

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter....
2019-07-04, 22:39

PM Modi Brought "Bad Luck": HD Kumaraswamy's Take On Moon Mission Karnataka's former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had brought "bad luck" when he stepped into the Bengaluru premises of the Indian Space Research Organisation,......
2019-09-12, 19:26

Canada’s peacekeeping mission in Mali extended into August The Canadian Forces' peacekeeping mission in Mali is going to last a little longer than previously planned - but not as long as the United Nations hoped....
2019-06-14, 22:26

ISRO Chandrayaan 2 Mission: When And Where To Watch Live Streaming Chandrayaan-2's orbiter, lander and rover have been designed and made in India, and it will use its most powerful rocket launcher, GSLV Mk III, to carry the 2.4 tonne orbiter....
2019-07-14, 06:13

X-23 and Honey Badger go on one last mission in this exclusive finale preview Marvel Comics’ entire X-line is getting cancelled to clean the slate for Jonathan Hickman’s upcoming takeover, and next week sees the final issue of X-23, a charming comic that did great work building on what Tom Taylor set up in his All-New Wolverine series. Writer Mariko Tamaki came onto the title...
2019-05-24, 23:26

Australia Joins US-Led Maritime Security Mission In Gulf Australia will join the United States in a security mission to protect merchant vessels travelling through key Middle East waterways after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel, Prime Minister Scott......
2019-08-21, 23:13

India to launch second lunar mission on July 22 after delay India's space agency said on Thursday it would launch the country's second lunar mission on July 22, after the original launch was called off due to a 'technical snag' earlier this week....
2019-07-18, 09:13

NASA awards SpaceX $50 million contract for new mission In an announcement on the agency’s website, NASA reveals that it has awarded SpaceX a $50.3 million launch contract for its X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission....
2019-07-09, 21:26

UK to send 250 troops to Mali for dangerous peacekeeping mission The UK is to send 250 troops to Mali in the biggest peace-keeping deployment since Bosnia and potentially the most dangerous mission for British forces since Afghanistan....
2019-07-22, 04:13

NASA reminds everyone it still needs another $30 billion for Trump’s Moon mission So, NASA wants to go back to the Moon. It’s wanted to do it for a while now and has been slowly piecing together how such a trip might happen, but that was before the current administration ordered NASA to get boots on the moon by 2024 or else. Now, with a drastically shortened timeline, NASA ...
2019-06-15, 01:00

| WATCH: India's moon mission lifts off after delay India has launched a rocket into space to perform a soft landing of a rover on the moon, the country's most ambitious mission yet to cement its position as a leading low-cost space power....
2019-08-04, 04:26

Diary of a rescue: Marc Gasol's mission to help immigrants Moved by the desperation of immigrants and the efforts to rescue them, NBA center Marc Gasol didn't hesitate to accept an invitation to see for himself what one group is doing to help....
2019-06-03, 20:52

Officials: Search For Missing Kayaker Now Recovery Mission NICHOLAS COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The search for a missing Nicholas County kayaker is now a recovery mission. According to officials, 62-year-old James Jolly had been camping near the Licking River since Friday and went missing on Monday. Jolly was originally with friends who were on a different ...
2019-06-06, 18:00

Ultimate challenge in danger of becoming mission impossible for Thiem Beating Rafael Nadal on clay is the ultimate challenge, but that may have already become mission impossible for his opponent Dominic Thiem, even before Sunday's French Open final gets underway....
2019-06-08, 23:26

Hayley Atwell to get back into the spy business for Mission: Impossible It’s only been a little more than a year since Tom Cruise last took on an impossible mission in Fallout, but the magical bullshit of Scientology isn’t going to implicitly endorse itself, so Cruise and director Christopher McQuarrie are already setting the stage for the first of their next two death-...
2019-09-09, 09:13

SpaceX was forced to delay its Starlink mission yet again, but for a different reason Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: SpaceX was planning on launching a suite of 60 communications satellites last night but it was forced to scrub the mission and push it to a later date. That should probably sound familiar since that’s exactly what happened on Wednesday evening, an...
2019-05-21, 17:00

US Says Chandrayaan 2 Mission "A Huge Step Forward For India" Chandrayaan 2 mission is a "huge step forward for India" and it will continue to produce valuable data to fuel scientific advancements, the United States said today, a day after India's second moon......
2019-09-08, 06:00

Plans detailed for first U.S. mission to land on moon since Apollo The first American spacecraft expected to land on the moon in nearly 50 years will be an unmanned robotic lander built by closely held Astrobotic Technology Inc and launched in two years by United Launch Alliance's Vulcan rocket, the companies told Reuters on Monday....
2019-08-20, 05:00

Chandrayaan 2 Mission Manifests The Best Of Indian Talent, Says PM Modi Hours before moon lander 'Vikram' touches down on the lunar south pole, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the Chandrayaan 2 mission manifests the best of Indian talent and spirit of......
2019-09-06, 19:13

US service member killed in combat mission in Iraq A U.S. service member died in Iraq while on a combat mission with Iraqi Security Forces in the northern Ninewah province on Saturday, the U.S. military reports....
2019-08-11, 11:26

Engineers restore audio recordings from Apollo 11 mission A team at the University of Texas at Dallas spent years digitizing old tapes of the conversations between mission control and the Apollo 11 astronauts....
2019-07-22, 18:39

Frustration for Nadal as Wimbledon mission falls short Rewarding as it was for Rafael Nadal to become the only player to win the same Grand Slam 12 times by chalking up his dozen at last month's French Open, the Spaniard arrived at Wimbledon this year like a man on a mission....
2019-07-13, 04:26

India launches mission to recover bodies of mountaineers NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian officials say they will airdrop mountaineers at a site on a Himalayan mountain where pilots spotted five bodies while searching for a missing team of foreign climbers. Indo Tibetan Border Police officials say that the operation they are calling “Daredevils” was la...
2019-06-05, 10:00

Success in India's second attempt at launching Moon mission India is preparing to relaunch a mission to land a rover on the moon, in what would be a first for a nation that is trying to become a space superpower....
2019-07-22, 19:39

One Parent Is on a Mission to Protect Children From Digital Mistakes For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the second grade, was accused by a teacher of googling a profane song....
2019-07-10, 15:39

Russia sends robot Fedor into space for mission with ISS A Russian humanoid robot has started his journey to the International Space Station, serving as a mechanical passenger for a new type of rocket. The Skybot F850 android, named Fedor, is set to learn new skills in space....
2019-08-22, 20:26

Restored Mission Control comes alive 50 years after Apollo HOUSTON (AP) — NASA’s Mission Control from the Apollo days has been meticulously restored to the way it looked 50 years ago. The control room at Johnson Space Center in Houston was last used for space shuttle flights in the 1990s. Friday’s grand opening culminates years of work and milli...
2019-06-28, 11:39

Germany will not join U.S.-led mission in Strait of Hormuz: Maas Germany will not participate in a U.S.-led naval mission to secure the Strait of Hormuz, close to Iran, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday....
2019-07-31, 19:13

Germany will not join US naval mission in Strait of Hormuz Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Germany will not be taking part in a US-led naval mission to secure oil tanker ships sailing near Iran. The move comes after Washington formally urged Berlin to join the mission....
2019-07-31, 21:00

India Plans to Launch Moon Mission in July (Bloomberg) — India will launch a lunar mission on July 15, attempting to become the fourth country to land on the moon and cementing its place among the world’s space faring nations. The Chandrayaan-2 mission aims to deliver a rover to an elevated plane close to the uncharted lunar Sout...
2019-06-13, 01:52

India set to land rover on moon in second lunar mission BENGALURU — India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon. The mission, if successful, would make India only the fourth country behind the United States,...
2019-06-12, 17:13

Baltimore schools’ mission: Help students cope with trauma BALTIMORE — When she transferred to a new K-8 school two years ago, Tinazsha Johnson was in deep distress. The Baltimore sixth grader was crushed by the death of her mother. Her father was in and out of lockups. She’d witnessed searing violence in her neighborhood and felt overwhelmed helping ...
2019-07-31, 21:00

India’s moon mission Chandrayaan 2 delayed just before launch Just before the intended launch of India’s Chandrayaan 2 mission to the moon’s south pole, a “technical snag” with the rocket caused it to be called off for now...
2019-07-15, 19:13

After Lunar Mission, India To Venture Deep Into Sea With "Samudrayaan" India's ambitious project to send a team to the deep sea in a submersible vehicle is likely to becom a reality in 2021-22 with the ''Samudrayaan'' project, a senior official said....
2019-09-01, 19:52

U.S. envoy slams Germany after reluctance on Hormuz mission The U.S. ambassador to Germany launched a scathing attack on Chancellor Angela Merkel's government on Thursday for its reluctance to join a naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz, saying Europe's biggest economy must assume more global responsibility....
2019-08-01, 05:52

Britain to send 250 troops to U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali Britain will deploy 250 troops to Mali to aid a United Nations peacekeeping mission protecting an unstable peace, the British government announced on Monday....
2019-07-22, 22:26

India loses contact with Chandrayaan-2 moon mission The Indian space agency lost communication with its Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission on Saturday, the chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation said, in a setback to the nation's ambitious plan to land an unmanned probe near the south pole of the moon....
2019-09-07, 00:00

First private mission to the moon is launched on SpaceX rocket The moon has only ever been visited by government superpowers, but a small Israeli non-profit called SpaceIL is about to change that with its lunar lander...
2019-05-21, 15:01

NASA’s Cygnus cargo vessel just left the ISS, but its mission isn’t over yet NASA’s NG-11 Cygnus resupply spacecraft spent over three months attached to the International Space Station, allowing crew members to carefully unload all supplies and experiments before being packed with anything the crew no longer needs and then departing. It was a fairly unremarkable resupp...
2019-08-07, 21:26

India delays mission to land a rover on the moon India's historic mission to land a rover on the surface of the moon was called off Monday due to a "technical snag," the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) said....
2019-07-15, 05:26

India loses contact with spacecraft on mission to the moon India lost contact with a spacecraft it was attempting to land on the moon on Saturday, the chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said, in a setback to the nation's ambitious plans to become the first country to probe the unexplored lunar south pole....
2019-09-07, 01:52

| New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said....
2019-06-10, 15:52

LightSail 2 Mission Proves It Can Use Light to Propel Through Space The Planetary Society announced Wednesday that its LightSail 2 spacecraft, which was launched last month, had successfully raised its orbit using only the power of photons from the Sun....
2019-08-01, 09:13

Mission accomplished as Peaty seals triple-double There were seven other swimmers standing on the blocks when Adam Peaty plunged into the pool for the 50 meters breaststroke final on Wednesday but in truth it was the clock the Briton was racing as he swept to gold at the world championships....
2019-07-24, 18:26

NASA will fund a revolutionary mission to fly through Titan’s atmosphere Mission concept of Dragon's entry, descent, landing, surface operations, and flight at Titan. [credit: Johns Hopkins APL ] On Thursday, NASA announced its next medium-class mission to explo...
2019-06-28, 03:39

India successfully shoots for moon, begins 14-day mission Days after Apollo 11's 50th anniversary, India launched an unmanned flight bound for the far side of the moon.        ...
2019-07-22, 23:26

Moon landing conspiracy theories: Why some think the Apollo 11 mission was fake Despite being heralded as one of the greatest human achievements ever, just half a century later 1 in 10 Americans still claim the 1969 moon landing was faked....
2019-07-22, 14:26

Warren compares herself, 'green manufacturing plan' to JFK and Apollo mission Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., suggested on Saturday that her plan to combat climate change was analogous to former President John F. Kennedy's efforts to put a man on the moon....
2019-07-21, 03:52

How to watch India’s Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission launch live Events celebrating the 50th year of Apollo 11 Moon landing are underway, but India is gearing up for its own second mission to the moon. Dubbed Chandrayaan-2, the lunar mission was originally scheduled for last Monday, but a technical snag resulted in it being aborted an hour before take-off. Less t...
2019-07-22, 09:52

Mission accomplished for Anthony Joshua at New York public workout Anthony Joshua shows exactly how it should be done inside a New York shopping mall The post Mission accomplished for Anthony Joshua at New York public workout appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-29, 03:26

Following week of bloodshed, ‘suffering of the Afghan people must end’: UN mission chief In the wake of a surge in violent strikes by Taliban extremists in Afghanistan over the past week, the country’s top UN envoy has pleaded for an end to the fighting through a negotiated peace settlement, and an end to the “indescribable loss” suffered by victims’ loved ones...
2019-09-03, 23:52

Britain planning maritime mission to protect Strait of Hormuz Britain plans to join a European-led maritime mission to protect ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz days after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Monday....
2019-07-22, 23:52

Le’Veon Bell’s Jets mission is fueled by Steelers anger Le’Veon Bell moved on, but didn’t forget. He wants to show the Steelers they made a huge mistake. “I’m thinking I’m going to show everybody. I’m going to show people that, look, Pittsburgh had something special and they let it go,” the new Jets running back told USA Today Sports. “That’s what I’m go...
2019-09-03, 21:00

Sao Miguel das Missoes Brazil, A Mission Forced to Abandon its Converts Brazil is a huge country, well known for its carnivals, rich coffee, fantastic soccer players, and diverse heritage. One of its most remarkable archaeological sites is the São Miguel das Missões. This is an extraordinary example of 18th century architecture in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sol...
2019-06-01, 15:39

Mission in the Arctic will trap scientists in ice to study climate change Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast white mass that forms over the North Pole each winter....
2019-07-04, 05:52

Teen suspect in Canada killings is on a ‘suicide mission’: father The father of one of the two Canadian teens who were feared missing and are now wanted for murder says his son is suffering from some “very serious” mental issues — and likely on a “suicide mission.” “He’s going to be dead today or tomorrow,” Alan Schmegelsky told The Canadia...
2019-07-25, 07:01

Ferrari to replace Mission Winnow branding for Canadian, French GPs Ferrari has confirmed it will replace its Mission Winnow branding for the Canadian and French rounds of the Formula 1 season, and use a 90th anniversary livery instead...
2019-05-28, 15:39

India successfully launches Moon mission after earlier scrub India’s Space Research Organization expected to launch its Chandrayaan-2 mission last week, pushing the country one big step closer to becoming the fourth country to complete a soft landing on the Moon. Unfortunately, things didn’t quite go to plan, and the mission had to be called off a...
2019-07-23, 04:52

Veteran Rescue Mission to file lawsuit against Pima County TUCSON – Veteran Rescue Mission serves as a safe place for veterans to eat, sleep and worship. This month, it received a letter from the Pima County Attorney saying, due to zoning issues, their church cannot operate on the property. Pima County said what the mission is doing is noble but it ne...
2019-07-19, 07:39

NASA engineers deliver hardware for ESA Dark Energy mission NASA engineers delivered critical hardware for the European Space Agency's Dark Energy mission this week. The hardware is essential to one of the instruments on the mission's Euclid spacecraft....
2019-07-24, 17:39

"We Owe A Great Debt To ISRO": Sonia Gandhi On Chandrayaan 2 Mission Congress chief Sonia Gandhi this morning said the nation followed the journey of Chandraayan 2, India's second moon mission, "at every step no matter the hour". ISRO's ambitious moon mission hit a......
2019-09-07, 08:39

Apollo 11 space mission: Diabolically hard practice got us to the moon Before anyone had been to space, NASA simulated everything that could go possibly wrong – efforts that averted catastrophe as the Apollo 11 crew were about to land...
2019-07-18, 22:39

NASA just released a hype video for a Moon mission that probably won’t happen NASA has planned on returning to the Moon for some time now, hashing out plans for its Lunar Gateway which will eventually serve as a jumping-off point for travelers headed to the Moon’s surface. Then, back in March, the current presidential administration decided it wanted NASA to complete a ...
2019-05-29, 02:01

200 million devices—some mission-critical—vulnerable to remote takeover Enlarge (credit: Lisa Brewster / Flickr) About 200 million Internet-connected devices—some that may be controlling elevators, medical equipment, and other mission-critical systems—are vulnerable to attacks that give attackers complete control, researchers warned on Monday. In all, researchers with...
2019-08-01, 00:13

German Foreign Minister rules out joining U.S.-led Hormuz mission Germany will not participate in a U.S.-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz as it wants to ease tensions with Iran, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday....
2019-07-31, 22:26

Check out the nine areas on Mars where SpaceX wants to land its first Starship mission SpaceX is reportedly is in the market for real estate on Mars. The company, according to ScienceAlert is looking for prime areas to populate the planet.       ...
2019-09-05, 19:00

Science fiction gets real: Asteroid-busting mission proposed Global warming, nuclear war, and asteroid hits. There are so many ways the world could end, but now NASA and the ESA are working on a trial to deflect would be Earth-shattering asteroids....
2019-09-05, 01:39

London hospital sends nurses to Africa on Ebola aid mission The London hospital which saved three British health workers who had contracted Ebola is sending nurses to Africa to help tackle the latest outbreak....
2019-09-06, 15:52

Chandrayaan 2 Moon Landing Mission Explained In 10 Simple Points Chandrayaan 2, India's second attempt to land on the moon's surface, is the most complex mission ever undertaken by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). With this lunar exploration mission,......
2019-09-06, 19:13

NASA is working on 12 projects ahead of 2024 moon mission NASA has been putting the Artemis program together over the past months in hopes of returning to the moon by 2024. After picking the first three commercial moon landing service providers, NASA has now chosen the 12 science and technology projects the......
2019-07-02, 16:39

SpaceX launched an expendable mission Tuesday, but caught the fairing Enlarge / That's a dirty Falcon 9 first stage rocket on the pad for the Amos-17 launch. (credit: SpaceX) 8:30pm ET Update: After a short weather delay, a Falcon 9 rocket launched on Tuesday evening from Florida and successfully delivered a large, 6.5-ton communications satellite to geostationary t...
2019-08-07, 12:13

Cambodian building collapse: PM takes charge of rescue mission Prime Minister Hun Sen says he will oversee the search for any remaining missing workers following a building collapse. At least 19 people were killed when the seven-story structure caved in at a popular vacation town....
2019-06-24, 01:26

Apollo 11 flight director remembers historic mission to the Moon For many Americans, the first Moon landing serves as a historic -but distant- memory. Current generations learn about the event from parents or a textbook, but for flight director Gene Kranz the mission is personal....
2019-07-15, 21:52

UN mission urges Houthis to remove trenches at Hodeida port The head of the U.N. mission in Yemen's key port of Hodeida is urging Houthi rebels to complete the removal of prepared military positions such as trenches at the port....
2019-06-12, 23:39

Mali in a ‘critical phase’ of peace process, says head of UN Mission Addressing the Security Council at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday, the head of the UN Mission in Mali, MINUSMA, said that amid ongoing violence, including scores of civilian deaths and deadly attacks on UN peacekeepers, a critical phase of the peace process had now been reached....
2019-06-12, 23:39

India assesses technical snag that aborted moon mission NEW DELHI — India’s space organization is examining the technical snag that led to the aborting of the launch Monday of a spacecraft intended to land on the far side of the moon, an official said. The Chandrayaan-2 mission was called off shortly before liftoff early Monday by the Indian Space Resear...
2019-07-15, 22:52

Nirmala Sitharaman Proposes To Expand Swachh Bharat Mission Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday proposed to expand the Swachh Bharat mission to undertake sustainable solid waste management in every village of the country by harnessing the......
2019-07-05, 14:39

SpaceX astronaut mission looking 'increasingly difficult' in 2019: executive As Elon Musk's SpaceX closes in on the possible cause of a fiery explosion in April that destroyed one of its astronaut capsules, a company executive said on Monday its plan to launch humans into space this year looked "increasingly difficult."...
2019-07-16, 01:13

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
2019-06-08, 09:39

Our most pressing space mission is to clear decades of orbiting junk Sixty years ago, the focus was on getting more objects into orbit. Today, the top priority is working out how technology can bring them back down again...
2019-05-21, 15:01

McBean named Canada's chef de mission for Tokyo Games Former Olympic rowing champion Marnie McBean has been named Canada's chef de mission for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games, the Canadian Olympic Committee said on Monday....
2019-07-02, 01:26

NASA just received a major data dump from its mission to ‘Touch the Sun’ We’re rapidly approaching the one-year anniversary of the launch of NASA’s much-hyped mission to “Touch the Sun” with its Parker Solar Probe. The spacecraft is breaking records left and right, but NASA didn’t fire the probe at our nearest star just to impress us. The su...
2019-08-06, 12:39

A mission to Alpha Centauri affirms humanity's faith in the future Designing and building spacecraft that can traverse 4.3 light years in just two decades is an unprecedented challenge, but one well worth undertaking...
2019-05-21, 15:01

Prepare to jump to light speed: Inside the mission to go interstellar Proxima Centauri is 4 light years away. Ambitious space mission Breakthrough Starshot is developing a way to push spacecraft there at a fifth of the speed of light...
2019-05-21, 15:01

UK joins United States for maritime security mission in Gulf Britain on Monday joined the United States in a maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel....
2019-08-05, 23:13

ESA’s Mars mission hits snag after second parachute test failure Sending a spacecraft to Mars is no easy feat, but landing it on the Red Planet without making a crater is equally challenging. The European Space Agency knows that all too well, and a recent parachute test has raised serious questions about whether the ExoMars 2020 mission will remain on schedule. A...
2019-08-14, 04:52

OAS peace mission to Nicaragua says denied entry by Ortega government A commission from the Organization of American States seeking to help broker an end to a political crisis in Nicaragua said on Sunday the government of President Daniel Ortega had barred its entry into the Central American country....
2019-09-16, 00:26

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar initiative....
2019-06-08, 02:39

Spacewatch: India’s moon mission arrives in lunar orbit If Chandrayaan-2 is successful, it will make India the fourth country to reach the moon’s surfaceIndia’s moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, has arrived in lunar orbit. The spacecraft is engaged in a series of manoeuvres that will place it in its final operating orbit, a circular path looping over the moon...
2019-08-23, 02:26

NASA's Dragonfly mission is sending an eight-rotor drone to Titan NASA announced today its next big mission to explore our Solar System. The agency has greenlit a mission called Dragonfly that will send a spacecraft to the surface of Titan, Saturn's largest moon. Dragonfly, the latest of NASA's New Frontiers progra......
2019-06-28, 01:52

20-Hour Countdown To Moon Mission Starts, Chandrayaan-2 Set For Lift-Off The 20-hour countdown for the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission, India's most ambitious space mission yet which aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, began this morning. The moon mission will be......
2019-07-14, 06:13

Vegan activist denies killing 100 rabbits during ‘rescue’ mission A Spain-based vegan activist accused of causing the deaths of nearly 100 bunnies defended her disastrous rescue mission and told The Post Thursday that she’s received “constant, extreme rape and death threats” since her story broke. The activist, who goes by Mythical Mia on social...
2019-09-13, 03:00

Power Rangers' Sina Grace on Go Go's Mission and His Spooky New Series Sina Grace is a busy, busy, writer whose dreams and ideas for comics pour out of his head with an ease that can take you by surprise. After speaking his piece about his time at Marvel writing and championing his Iceman series, Grace is moving on to new things at other publishers to show off what els...
2019-08-11, 15:52

India To Launch Ambitious Moon Mission Chandrayaan-2 Hours From Now Chandrayaan-2, Indian's space mission that aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, will launch at 2:51 am on Monday. President Ram Nath Kovind has arrived at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh to......
2019-07-14, 19:13

Chandrayaan-2 Mission Launch: How to Watch Live Stream Tonight ISRO's landmark Chandrayaan-2 mission will take off from Sriharikota on July 15 with the objective of a soft landing on moon's surface. Here's how you can watch it live....
2019-07-14, 21:26

Watch India launch a historic Moon mission starting at 5PM ET India is on the cusp of making space exploration history in more ways than one, and you might get to watch it first-hand. ISRO is livestreaming the launch of Chandrayaan-2, its second uncrewed mission to the Moon, starting at 5PM Eastern (liftoff is......
2019-07-14, 22:39

US urges Japan to join Persian Gulf naval mission The US defense secretary said it's time for Tokyo to "strongly consider" joining the US-led mission. Some US allies have rejected the call, saying a European approach is the only way to tackle the unfolding crisis....
2019-08-07, 21:52

India suspends moon mission launch shortly before takeoff A "technical snag" led mission control to abort the launch at the southern spaceport of Sriharikota. India wants to become the fourth country to successfully complete a controlled landing on the moon....
2019-07-15, 01:52

India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission called off minutes before launch Nation’s first attempt at a landing on the moon put on hold due to ‘technical snag’India’s moon mission, destined for the uncharted south pole, has been put on hold less than an hour before take off, following a technical glitch.The mission, which was scheduled to launch at 02:51 local time from Sri...
2019-07-15, 03:39

Ariana Grande loves space, so NASA took her to mission control Ariana Grande wrote an entire song about her love for space, literal and metaphorical, and this weekend, she got the ultimate space-fan tour experience, visiting NASA's Johnson Space Center on May 18....
2019-05-22, 00:39

Opinion: In Tönnies case, Schalke are trampling on their own mission statement Schalke's honorary board has allowed Clemens Tönnies to remain as chairman despite racist remarks about Africans. With the decision, the club are trampling on their own mission statement, says DW's Andreas Sten-Ziemons....
2019-08-07, 21:52

India Aborts Moon Mission Launch Due to a Technical Glitch (SRIHARIKOTA, India) — India aborted the launch on Monday of a spacecraft intended to land on the far side of the moon less than an hour before liftoff. The Chandrayaan-2 mission was called off when a “technical snag” was observed in the 640-ton, 14-story rocket launcher, Indian Sp...
2019-07-15, 04:13

India's second lunar mission delayed due to 'technical snag': ISRO India's space agency said it delayed the launch of its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, in the early hours of Monday due to a "technical snag" which was observed less than an hour before the scheduled liftoff....
2019-07-15, 04:52

India set to launch second lunar mission; land rover on the moon India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon....
2019-06-12, 13:00

Japan's Shinzo Abe In Tehran Mission To Ease Iran-US Tensions Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected in Tehran on Wednesday for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic republic and Tokyo's key ally Washington....
2019-06-12, 13:26

NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir Available for Last Interviews Before Space Mission NASA astronaut Jessica Meir will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 4, for her final live satellite interviews before launching on a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station....
2019-08-22, 20:26

Apollo 11 insiders remember history's most famous space mission: 'We had a job to do and we did it' A detailed description of what the launch and landing of Apollo 11 were like for many of the 400,000 insiders who worked on the most famous space exploration mission in history....
2019-07-16, 21:26

India's moon mission locates landing craft, no communication yet India has located the spacecraft it was trying to land on the moon but has not been able to establish communication with it yet, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Tuesday....
2019-09-10, 09:00

They Were at Mission Control During Apollo 11. 50 Years Later, the Memory Still Moves Them to Tears The words spoken by astronaut Neil Armstrong when he became the first man to step foot on the moon — at 10:56 pm Eastern Time on July 20, 1969 — have since become one of the most famous sentences ever uttered. But NASA’s Mission Control staffers in Houston were moved by a different...
2019-07-16, 21:26

Virgin Galactic unveils mission control for space tourism Spaceport America is no longer just a shiny shell of hope that space tourism would one day launch from this remote spot in the New Mexico desert. The once-empty hangar that anchors the taxpayer-financed launch and landing facility has been transformed into a custom-tailored headquarters where Virgin...
2019-08-16, 13:13

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed once more. The EU rescues were halted following pushback from Italy....
2019-08-17, 05:26

Mission To Recover Bodies Of 8 Nanda Devi Climbers Begins A joint operation of the Indian Air Force and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has begun to recover the bodies of eight mountaineers who had gone missing while they were on an expedition to the Nanda......
2019-06-14, 22:39

Chris Kraft, creator of NASA’s Mission Control, dies at 95 WASHINGTON — Behind America’s late leap into orbit and triumphant small step on the moon was the agile mind and guts-of-steel of Chris Kraft, making split-second decisions that propelled the nation to once unimaginable heights. Kraft, the creator and longtime leader of NASA’s Mission Control, died M...
2019-07-23, 16:52

Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission to Launch on July 22, ISRO Announces ISRO has announced that the Chandrayaan-2 launch has been rescheduled for July 22, seven days after the ambitious launch by ISRO had to be aborted an hour before the lift off....
2019-07-18, 09:26

China’s Mission on the Moon's Far Side Resumes After Recent Glitch China’s mission exploring the lunar far side has now entered into its seventh lunar day, with the Chang’3 lander and Yutu 2 rover resuming activities despite a recent communication problem with a relay satellite.Read more......
2019-06-28, 23:26

"Kid At War": Lilly, Asia's Greta Thunberg, On Mission To Clean Thailand Skipping school to glide through a dirty Bangkok canal on a paddleboard, Lilly fishes out rubbish in her mission to clean up Thailand, where the average person uses eight plastic bags every single......
2019-09-16, 18:26

NASA's new mission, Dragonfly, will explore Saturn's moon Titan NASA announced the latest mission in its New Frontiers program, called Dragonfly, which will explore Saturn's largest moon, Titan. It's the only moon in our solar system that has an atmosphere....
2019-06-27, 23:01

In 'OMG' Mission, Scientists In 1940s Plane Check Greenland's Melting Ice Skimming low over the gleaming white glaciers on Greenland's coast in a modified 1940s plane, three NASA scientists, led by an Elvis-impersonating oceanographer, waited to drop a probe into the water......
2019-08-26, 19:39

JoAnn Morgan was the lone woman at Apollo 11’s Mission Control She’s the lady who put a man on the moon. In a sea of male faces and black ties at the historic launch of Apollo 11, a lone woman can be seen at mission control watching history unfold: 28-year-old engineer JoAnn Morgan. “I hope that photos like the ones I’m in don’t exist anymore,” Morgan,......
2019-07-18, 13:52

How hot dogs ended up on NASA's Apollo 11 moon mission National Hot Dog Day falls on the same week as the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, when astronauts consumed space sausages.        ...
2019-07-17, 19:52

Humanity needs bold new space mission, Apollo legends agree A new, bold challenge in space exploration is needed to advance American prosperity and unite humanity with a common goal, a group of Apollo-era legends said Tuesday....
2019-07-17, 05:52

France's Women Are On A Mission To Establish Worldwide Soccer Dominance If the 100 percent non-existent aliens that purportedly flit about Earth’s skies were in fact real, and if they somehow mustered enough gumption in their lily liver-equivalent alien organs to descend upon the far superior human race and challenge us to a pair of soccer matches—one men’s, one women’s...
2019-06-04, 18:13

David Saint-Jacques getting used to life on Earth after space mission The Canadian astronaut said while he hasn't felt any pain since his return Monday night, balance was an issue and he's been cautious walking and running....
2019-06-28, 23:39

Behind the deeply personal mission to bring Vietnam War vet’s remains home This is the heartwarming moment a Southwest Airlines captain finally flew his Vietnam vet dad home — 52 years after he waved his father off to battle from that same airport. As pilot Bryan Knight made his final descent into the airport Thursday, with his father Col. Roy Knight Jr.’s remains on...
2019-08-10, 02:52

SpaceX astronaut mission looking ‘increasingly difficult’ in 2019: executive As Elon Musk’s SpaceX closes in on the possible cause of a fiery explosion in April that destroyed one of its astronaut capsules, a company executive said on Monday its plan to launch humans into space this year looked “increasingly difficult.”...
2019-07-17, 01:26

SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of satellites safely into orbit....
2019-05-24, 17:00

Spacewatch: India prepares to launch Chandrayaan 2 moon mission If successful, India will become fourth country to soft-land on moon after Russia, US and ChinaIndia is making final preparations for the launch this Sunday of the Chandrayaan 2 moon mission. The spacecraft will take two months to cruise to the moon. Following its arrival, it will manoeuvre into a c...
2019-07-12, 10:39

Tennessee teen dies in freak accident on mission trip to Mexico A Tennessee teen died in a freak accident that happened during a mission trip to Mexico. Callie Jordan, 15, was traveling with a group in a van that stopped for gas Friday when a tree collapsed on the vehicle, according to the First Baptist Church of Jasper, Florida. The Sweetwater High School risin...
2019-07-02, 17:26

NASA chooses four potential asteroid sample sites for OSIRIS-REx mission The University of Arizona is helping bring part of an asteroid home for the first time in U.S. history. The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft started mapping Bennu’s surface as soon as it arrived in 2018. This week NASA’s team picked the final four potential sample sites. The sites are named Nightin...
2019-08-16, 20:26

Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission a Signal of India's Growing Space Ambitions Chandrayaan-2, whose launch is set to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, will attempt to soft-land onto the moon's uncharted south pole region in the first week of September....
2019-07-12, 18:13

Gears 5's New Mode Is A Three-Player Escape Mission From The Heart Of Locust Territory Shortly after the Xbox briefing at E3 2019, I sat down to play Gears 5’s new “Escape” mode, a three-player co-operative challenge mode. The three playable characters in the mode, who are named Mac, Lahni and Keegan, are Hivebusters. This means they get captured by the enemy Swarm on purpose, then fi...
2019-06-10, 20:26

NASA to Announce New Solar System Mission, Hold Media Teleconference NASA will announce a major new science mission to explore our solar system during a broadcast of NASA Science Live at 4 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 27. The announcement will air on NASA Television, the agency's website, Facebook Live, YouTube, Periscope and USTREAM....
2019-06-28, 11:13

Netanyahu says Trump knew in advance of Israel's Iran archive mission Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that he informed U.S. President Donald Trump in advance of what Israel has described as a spy mission in Tehran last year to capture a secret Iranian nuclear archive....
2019-07-02, 20:13

NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Groundbreaking Astrophysics Mission NASA has selected SpaceX of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the agency’s Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission, which will allow astronomers to discover, for the first time, the hidden details of some of the most exotic astronomical objects in our universe....
2019-07-09, 01:39

Trump is on an Orwellian mission to redefine human rights | Michael H Fuchs It has long been abundantly clear Trump has no respect for human rights. Now Pompeo wants to build a new framework to justify the rollback of protectionsThe president of the United States makes racist comments against members of Congress. He puts kids in cages. Attempts to ban Muslims from entering ...
2019-07-18, 20:52

India moon mission: Vikram lunar lander found on surface Efforts are underway to establish contact, days after communications were lost during failed landingThe lander module from India’s moon mission has been located on the lunar surface, the day after it lost contact with the space station, and efforts are underway to try to establish contact with it, t...
2019-09-09, 04:52

Media watchdog reveals secret Saudi mission for journalists' release Press freedom group Reporters Without Borders said it was only confirming the "unprecedented" mission after Saudi Arabia refused to release 30 jailed journalists and as it prepares to host next year's G20 summit....
2019-07-10, 20:13

Honduran anti-graft mission investigates ex-president over drug money Former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo is being investigated on suspicion of involvement in laundering illegal drug money as part of a wider probe into his 2010-14 administration, an international anti-corruption mission said on Friday....
2019-05-25, 08:39

NASA pioneer, mission control architect Chris Kraft dies at 95 NASA pioneer and former Johnson Space Center Director Christopher Kraft Jr. -- the man who created the space agency's legendary mission control centers -- died Monday. He was 95....
2019-07-23, 19:52

NASA Administrator to Discuss Status of Rocket for First Artemis Lunar Mission Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Thursday, Aug. 15, on his visit to the agency’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, where engineers are preparing to add the final section to the core stage of the rocket that will power NASA’s Artemis 1 lunar mission....
2019-08-09, 02:26

Former Navy SEAL, 52, who was wounded in Bergdahl mission, heads to Yale as a freshman Former Navy SEAL James Hatch says heading to class as a freshman at Yale University is just about as nerve-wracking as preparing for the uncertainty of combat....
2019-09-03, 17:00

India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission lifts off a week after aborted launch With first mission to land on lunar south pole, India aims to join club comprising Russia, the US and ChinaIndia’s mission to the moon has blasted into space one week after a technical glitch forced scientists to abruptly halt its scheduled launch.Thousands gathered to watch Chandrayaan-2 takeoff at...
2019-07-22, 12:13

NASA will help SpaceX and Blue Origin develop future mission technology NASA is helping 13 companies develop technologies that could benefit its future missions. Jim Reuter, the associate administrator of NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate, explained that the agency has identified the key areas it needs for futu......
2019-07-31, 18:00

BJP Slams Mamata Banerjee For Moon Mission Remark, Trinamool Counters West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Saturday criticised Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for attacking the party over Chandrayaan 2 programme, saying she is fond of finding fault with everything......
2019-09-08, 06:00

X-37B military space plane's latest mystery mission hits 700 days The U.S. Air Force's X-37B military space plane has now been circling Earth for 700 days, just a few weeks shy of the vehicle's spaceflight-duration record....
2019-08-08, 19:52

Honduran anti-graft mission probes ex-president over drug money An international anti-corruption mission in Honduras said on Friday it is investigating former president Porfirio Lobo on suspicion of involvement in laundering illegal drug money as part of a wider probe into his 2010-14 administration....
2019-05-25, 02:39

Rocket Report: A Yellow Sea launch, SpaceX’s upcoming high-value mission Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.03 of the Rocket Report! We're a week into June, and the small-space race is heating up, just like the Northern Hemisphere. While Stratolaunch appears to have gone by the waysid...
2019-06-07, 13:13

NASA plans drone mission to Titan, Saturn's largest moon NASA is planning to send to a drone spacecraft to search for signs of life on Saturn's largest moon. Scientists with the mission say this particular moon is "unlike any other place in the solar system."...
2019-06-28, 03:39

Chandrayaan-2 Low-Cost Moon Mission Puts India Among Lunar Pioneers India will step up the international space race on Monday when it launches a low-cost mission to become only the fourth country to land a probe on the Moon....
2019-07-13, 10:26

NASA is prepping a 2026 mission to Titan to find the origins of life NASA yesterday announced details about its next major mission called Dragonfly, which aims to take a trip to Titan. The space agency said that it wants to launch a spaceship to Saturn’s moon by 2026, that’ll reach the moon’s surface by 2034. The mission was selected after a two-and-a-half year compe...
2019-06-28, 08:26

China detains employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission, UK urged to act A Chinese national working at Britain's Hong Kong consulate has been detained in China's border city of Shenzhen for violating the law, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Wednesday, likely worsening already strained ties between Beijing and London....
2019-08-21, 14:13

NASA Television Coverage Set for Uncrewed Soyuz Mission to Space Station An uncrewed Russian Soyuz spacecraft is set to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 11:38 p.m. EDT (8:38 a.m. Aug. 22 Baikonur time) on a test flight to validate the spacecraft’s compatibility with a revamped Soyuz booster rocket....
2019-08-16, 16:26

UN rights team heading to Venezuela may pave way for official mission led by Bachelet A United Nations human rights team is to begin an official visit to Venezuela on Monday at the invitation of the Government, potentially paving the way for an official mission to Caracas by the UN’s top rights official, Michelle Bachelet....
2019-05-21, 19:13

Navy hospital ship Comfort completes first 2019 mission in Ecuador The USNS Comfort finished up a medical mission in Manta, Ecuador, which included caring for 7,799 patients and performing more than 120 surgeries on the vessel, as it assists with care for Venezuelan migrants....
2019-07-09, 06:13

NASA Highlights Moon 2024 Mission with FY 2020 Budget Amendment NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine sent a video message to agency employees Monday about the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget amendment, which will support accelerated plans to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024....
2019-05-21, 15:13

India Launches Mission to Land a Rover on Moon's South Pole India’s latest lunar mission blasted off Monday as the country seeks to land a rover on the south pole of the moon and keep up in an increasingly competitive space race....
2019-07-22, 16:52

NASA Funds CubeSat Pathfinder Mission to Unique Lunar Orbit NASA has awarded a $13.7 million contract to Advanced Space of Boulder, Colorado, to develop and operate a CubeSat mission to the same lunar orbit targeted for Gateway – an orbiting outpost astronauts will visit before descending to the surface of the Moon in a landing system as part of NASA’s Artem...
2019-09-13, 17:39

ISRO's Heavy Rocket 'Baahubali' Gearing Up for Moon Mission on Monday India's heavy lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle - Mark III (GSLV Mk III), nicknamed as 'Bahubali', and its passenger Chandrayaan-2 are being readied up....
2019-07-11, 14:26

We're on a mission to identify the *best* college football player of all time: Here are the 64 contenders We need your help: As college football season kicks off, we want to identify the *best* player of all-time. Here are the contenders.       ...
2019-08-26, 19:39

India Launches Moon Mission a Week After Aborting Over Technical Problem NEW DELHI — India successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon on Monday, a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. Scientists at the mission control center burst into applause as the rocket lifted off in clear weather as scheduled at 2:43 p.m. f...
2019-07-22, 13:13

The Warm-Up: ‘Destroy his career’ – Agent Trippier sent on Beckham revenge mission "He’s waited 21 long years, but finally an opportunity has arrived for David Beckham to get revenge on Diego Simeone. And it’s all thanks to Kieran Trippier, as Ben Snowball explains…"...
2019-07-17, 14:26

India’s Moon lander mission hits ‘snag’ moments before launch The United States and Russia may have paved the way to the Moon, but as technology advances, we’re seeing many more countries launching their own lunar exploration missions. India is one of those countries, and its Chandrayaan-2 mission will attempt to land a spacecraft on Earth’s tiny n...
2019-07-16, 01:26

Britain calls for European naval mission to counter Iran's 'piracy' Britain called on Monday for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in what London described as an act of "state piracy"....
2019-07-22, 21:52

U.K. and European Allies to Form ‘Maritime Protection Mission’ in Strait of Hormuz (LONDON) — Britain announced plans Monday to develop and deploy a Europe-led “maritime protection mission” to safeguard shipping in the vital Strait of Hormuz in light of Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the waterway last week. Briefing Parliament on the budding ...
2019-07-22, 22:52

India mission to recover climbers' bodies hampered by technical problems An Indian helicopter mission on Wednesday to remove the bodies of five missing climbers believed killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas was halted after encountering technical problems, officials said....
2019-06-05, 10:26

Sunbeam-sailing spacecraft deemed 'mission success' in Earth orbit A small crowd-funded satellite promoted by TV host and science educator Bill Nye has been propelled into a higher orbit using only the force of sunlight blowing against its sail in space, a novel propulsion developers say could "democratize" spaceflight....
2019-08-01, 05:13

India sets sights on Moon, unveils spacecraft for historic mission India plans to join an exclusive group of countries that have successfully landed on the Moon following the launch of its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft next month....
2019-06-13, 02:52

Chandrayaan-2 Makes India A Space Pioneer: 10 Facts On Monday Mission India will step up the international space race on Monday when it launches a low-cost mission to become only the fourth country to land a probe on the moon. Just five days before the 50th anniversary......
2019-07-12, 10:26

Made in Harlem: Dapper Dan Releases a Memoir and Talks to The Glow Up About His New Mission He was born “the poorest of Harlem’s poor” in 1944, and spent decades hustling before breaking into a legitimate trade. Nearly 75 years later, his designs for Gucci were the ones to be seen in at this year’s Met Gala. He launched “logomania” before it became a phrase, disrupting luxury fashion by in...
2019-07-11, 00:13

Apollo veteran overwhelmed by restored mission control—“I hear the voices” Gene Kranz returned to his second home last Friday, the Apollo Mission Control room. [credit: NASA ] Last week, NASA unveiled a restored Apollo Mission Control room at Johnson Space Center. ...
2019-07-01, 23:00

Hong Kong protests met with tear gas; China frees UK mission staffer Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after activists threw petrol bombs and bricks, as China freed a British consulate worker whose detention had fueled tensions....
2019-08-24, 22:26

What's happening inside Saturn's rings? The Cassini mission dove between them to find out During the final year of NASA's Cassini mission before it completed a "death dive" into Saturn's atmosphere in 2017, the spacecraft gathered as much data as possible about the planet's rings....
2019-06-13, 22:26

India's Moon Mission Its Most "Complex Space Odyssey ": Foreign Media When a rocket blasts off from an island in the Bay of Bengal in the coming days, it will carry not only a moon rover but a nation's growing ambitions in space. On Monday, India will embark on its most......
2019-07-12, 13:39

Trump scores mild victory in mission to toughen asylum laws A federal appeals court Friday blocked Team Trump from enacting tough asylum restrictions on Central Americans who show up at the border in California and Arizona — but gave the White House the OK to impose them in Texas and New Mexico. The ruling from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals allows Presi...
2019-08-16, 23:13

‘Indiscriminate blasts’ in civilian areas ‘must stop’, UN mission in Afghanistan stresses  The “deliberate targeting of educational facilities” during armed conflict is “a war crime”, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said on Friday after a bomb detonated near the entrance to Kabul University, in the country’s capital. ...
2019-07-19, 22:26

| India aborts mission to recover climbers' bodies on Nanda Devi Treacherous conditions forced India's military to abort an aerial attempt to recover the bodies of eight climbers feared killed high in the Himalayas, officials have said....
2019-06-05, 22:39

Ahead of potential deal with the Taliban, Pompeo says U.S. ‘delivered’ on mission in Afghanistan The potential peace deal between the United States and the Taliban has been tested by repeated Taliban bombings and is opposed by President Trump’s national security adviser....
2019-09-06, 02:13

Moon mission leader Mark Sirangelo leaves NASA after 45 days Just weeks after he was assigned to lead NASA's renewed efforts to explore the moon, special assistant Mark Sirangelo has left the space agency, officials said....
2019-05-24, 16:13

Join OSIRIS-Rex Mission: Select sample sites for Bennu excavation TUCSON – The OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft has been in search of a sample collection site that is safe since Dec. 3, 2018. While they search, the spacecraft remains at Bennu where it is worthy of closer study. The process has been slower than desired because of the complicated rocky surface and danger the b...
2019-05-22, 22:52

UK's Hong Kong Mission Worker Detained In China Over Prostitution: Report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
2019-08-22, 22:26

SpaceX scores NASA contract to launch $50 million astrophysics mission SpaceX and NASA are like two peas in a pod as of late, with the space program leaning heavily on SpaceX for everything from satellite launches to the eventual launch of crewed missions using the SpaceX Crew Dragon. Now, NASA and the leading commercial space company have shaken hands on another deal....
2019-07-09, 20:13

New Delhi, we have a problem: India calls off lunar mission an hour before launch The abortive launch represents a blow to India’s quest to build its capabilities in space. With Chandrayaan-2, India was hoping to become the fourth nation besides the United States, Russia and China to soft-land on the moon’s surface....
2019-07-15, 16:52

After Technical Snag, Spectators At Moon Mission Site Leave Disappointed Enthusiasts of all ages who had gathered at Sriharikota to witness the launch of Chandrayaan-2 were left disheartened as India's second mission to Moon was called off due to a technical snag less than......
2019-07-15, 07:26

Houston has a problem: NASA snubs city's bid to lead next moon mission It may have been one of the first words ever uttered on the moon, but Houston has been snubbed by NASA as the base of operations for the development of the next lunar lander....
2019-08-18, 07:52

Chandrayaan-2 moon mission aims to show India's space prowess India wants to solidify its position as a major spacefaring nation by launching its second unmanned lunar mission, which aims to land a rover on the moon's south pole for the first time ever....
2019-07-12, 17:52

Mission To Retrieve Nanda Devi Climbers' Bodies Halted Over Bad Weather Eight climbers - four from Britain, two from the United States and one each from Australia and India - were reported missing last Friday after they failed to return to their base camp near Nanda Devi,......
2019-06-05, 17:52

India's historic Moon mission takes off after week-long delay One week after a "technical snag" forced the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) to delay the launch of its Chandrayaan-2, the lunar mission launched today. It appears to be back on track, and if all goes well, it will be India's first soft lan......
2019-07-22, 19:39

'Deplorable' graffiti found at European Union's Israel mission sparks condemnation The European Union’s diplomatic mission in Israel reportedly was vandalized Sunday with the words, “German money kills Jews,” and “EU get out,” sparking condemnation from officials there....
2019-09-16, 05:00

NASA Astronaut Anne McClain, Crewmates Return from Space Station Mission NASA astronaut Anne McClain and two of her Expedition 59 crewmates returned to Earth from the International Space Station Monday, landing safely in Kazakhstan at 10:47 p.m. EDT (8:47 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, local time) after months of science and four spacewalks aboard the microgravity laboratory....
2019-06-28, 11:13

Exclusive: Britain wins early European support for Hormuz naval mission France, Italy and Denmark gave initial support for a British plan for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, proposed after Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker, three senior EU diplomats said on Tuesday....
2019-07-23, 22:13

NASA Mission Selects Final Four Site Candidates for Asteroid Sample Return After months grappling with the rugged reality of asteroid Bennu’s surface, the team leading NASA’s first asteroid sample return mission has selected four potential sites for the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft to “tag” it...
2019-08-13, 02:26

France, Germany, Britain working on maritime 'observation' mission in Gulf: Le Drian Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said France was working with European capitals to improve maritime security in the Persian Gulf but stopped short of backing Britain's call for a naval mission to ensure safe shipping in the region....
2019-07-23, 18:26

NASA Highlights Science on 18th SpaceX Resupply Mission to Space Station NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 9, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station....
2019-06-28, 11:13

NASA’s restored Apollo Mission Control is a slice of 60s life, frozen in amber Standing at the top row of the MOCR looking forward. The consoles are all lit via internal LEDs powered by a Crestron commercial lighting system, and the positions are all dressed to appear as if the controllers had all gotten up mid-shift and walked out and left all their stuff behind. ...
2019-06-28, 19:26

NASA unveils new mission to fly to Saturn's moon, Titan, which could be home to alien life NASA unveiled the latest mission in its New Frontiers program, exploring Saturn's largest moon, Titan, which could potentially host extraterrestrial life....
2019-06-29, 01:26

Chandrayaan 2 Moon Mission Nearing Lunar Orbit, Crucial Manoeuvre Today In a significant milestone for India's Moon mission, the Indian space agency ISRO will manoeuvre the spacecraft into the lunar orbit between 8:30 to 9:30 am on Tuesday....
2019-08-20, 04:39

Search crew that found Amanda Eller on new mission to find missing hiker The rescue team that found yoga teacher Amanda Eller 17 days after she disappeared in Hawaii have started a new hunt for yet another missing hiker. Javier Cantellops and Chris Berquist — who discovered Eller, 35, via helicopter on Friday — are leading a new search for Noah “Kekai&#...
2019-05-29, 00:39

Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise recounts ill-fated mission: 'We never got to the edge of the cliff' On April 11, 1970, NASA astronaut Fred Haise was preparing to follow in the footsteps of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin and walk on the surface of the Moon....
2019-07-12, 23:52

Nasa mission to Jupiter moon Europa moves step closer to launch Mission that could shed light on possibility of life on icy rock is expected to lift off in 2025A Nasa mission to explore the most tantalising of Jupiter’s 79 moons has been given the green light to proceed to the final stages of development.Europa – which is slightly smaller than our own moon – has...
2019-08-20, 22:00

Media Invited to See Progress on NASA’s Space Launch System for Its First Moon Mission Media are invited to NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans at 9:30 a.m. CDT Friday, June 28, to view progress on the rocket core stage for the Space Launch System’s Artemis 1 Moon mission....
2019-06-21, 23:13

NASA reopens Apollo mission control in time for Moon landing anniversary The fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing is rapidly approaching, and NASA is determined to mark it in a fitting way: by restoring the hub of Apollo's operations to its former glory. The agency has reopened Apollo mission control at the......
2019-06-30, 01:26

Hurricane Dorian recon mission makes history with all-female, three-pilot crew An all-female, three-pilot flight crew conducting a Hurricane Dorian recon mission on Thursday was the first-ever all-female crew to do so for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the agency said....
2019-08-30, 22:00

NASA makes final plans for its 2022 mission to visit an all-metal asteroid In less than a decade, we might finally be able to unravel the mysteries surrounding Psyche, an asteroid that's believed to be composed mostly of iron and nickel. NASA is gearing up to explore the metallic asteroid, giving the Psyche mission the go-a......
2019-06-12, 16:26

Lebanon’s Hezbollah vows to shoot down Israeli drones after 2 go down near stronghold on ‘suicide mission’ Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader vowed Sunday to shoot down any Israeli drones that enter Lebanese airspace from now on after one allegedly crashed and another exploded in Beirut overnight....
2019-08-26, 00:52

Scientists ask NASA to reconsider Mars mission after studying effects of space radiation A team of scientists recently conducted a first-of-its-kind experiment to study the effects of space radiation on a living brain. And the results don’t bode well for NASA‘s planned mission to Mars. The research was conducted by lead author Charles Limoli and scientists from University of California,...
2019-08-07, 23:13

India's moon mission lifts off, hopes to probe lunar south pole India launched a rocket into space on Monday in an attempt to safely land a rover on the moon, its most ambitious mission yet in the effort to establish itself as a low-cost space power....
2019-07-22, 15:52

Employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission held in China over prostitution: report An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, the state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday, as Britain said it continued to urgently seek information....
2019-08-22, 15:13

Waxed canvas messengers from Trakke, Waterfield and Mission Workshop are spacious and rugged It’s nearing the end of Bag Week 2019, where we highlight the best receptacles for the tech we cover daily, and we’ve got a few more winners for you. Earlier this week I collected a few excellent waxed canvas laptop bags, a sequel to last year’s round-up, but these messenger-style ...
2019-08-25, 13:13

WRAPUP 5-Hong Kong protests met with tear gas; China frees UK mission staffer Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after activists threw petrol bombs and bricks, as China freed a British consulate worker whose detention had fuelled tensions....
2019-08-25, 02:52

Saudi Crown Prince Knew Of "Criminal Mission" Targeting Khashoggi: Report A special U.N. investigator on Wednesday called for further investigation of high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-06-19, 20:00

Neil Armstrong’s Moon medal from the Apollo 11 mission just sold for an insane price We’re now just days away from the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, as well as the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong becoming the first human to walk on the lunar surface. With remarkable timing, a number of auctions have popped up over the past month featuring some seriously so...
2019-07-18, 01:39

On Brexit Mission, Britain's Boris Johnson Takes Office Of Prime Minister Boris Johnson began putting together his top team as he prepared to take over as Britain's prime minister on Wednesday, on a mission to deliver Brexit by October 31 by any means necessary....
2019-07-25, 00:26

Iranian journalist claims asylum in Sweden after accompanying Zarif on diplomatic mission Amir Tohid Fazel, an editor at a conservative news agency, fled his hotel in Stockholm on Aug. 21, when he slipped out for a cigarette break and dashed away on foot. ...
2019-08-27, 23:39

Water Mission co-founder Molly Greene drowns during family trip to Bahamas A South Carolina woman died this week during a family vacation in the Bahamas, according to a report. Molly F. Greene, who is the co-founder of Water Mission, drowned on Wednesday, news station WCBD reported. Through her nonprofit, Greene was dedicated to supplying clean drinking water in disaster a...
2019-07-18, 19:00

Waxed canvas messengers from Trakke, Waterfield, and Mission Workshop are spacious and rugged It’s nearing the end of Bag Week 2019, where we highlight the best receptacles for the tech we cover daily, and we’ve got a few more winners for you. Earlier this week I collected a few excellent waxed canvas laptop bags together, a sequel to last year’s round-up, but these messeng...
2019-08-23, 22:26

UN Mission in Afghanistan gravely concerned about ill-treatment of prisoners by Taliban, following first-hand testimony The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expressed “grave concern” on Sunday over “credible accounts” it has been given that Taliban militants have been mistreating prisoners, which in some cases “may amount to torture”. ...
2019-05-26, 17:13

Media Invited to Final Roll of Mobile Launcher Before Artemis 1 Moon Mission Media are invited to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida from 6 to 10 a.m. EDT Thursday, June 27, to view the agency’s mobile launcher as it makes its final roll on crawler-transporter 2 to Launch Pad 39B prior to the launch of the first Artemis mission....
2019-06-19, 16:52

Trump's maximum pressure train hits buffers with Abe's doomed Iran mission Japan’s prime minister isn’t the first leader to regret trying to do Trump a favor – but he must have known he was taking a riskShinzo Abe’s trip to Tehran this week turned out to be one of the more ill-fated mediation efforts of recent times.What was billed as a grand gesture – the first Japanese l...
2019-06-14, 20:39

11,000 hours of unheard mission control audio restored for Apollo 11 50th anniversary A Sundance Film Festival award-winning film titled "Apollo 11" helped kick off the 50th anniversary celebration of the Apollo 11 mission Thursday night....
2019-07-20, 05:52