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  • First Two-Headed Porpoise Discovered

    June 15, 2017 8:05 AM 15

    Last month, a group of Dutch fishermen discovered a double-headed harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena). The unusual little fellow was definitely DOA, and fearing that keeping it would get them in trouble, the fishermen took a few photos of the beast and threw it back in the ocean. What the crew didn't realise was they'd found the first case of dicephalic

  • International Space Station crew returns to Earth

    June 2, 2017 5:10 PM 18

    The International Space Station is back down to three crew members as Expedition 51 ended with the landing of a Soyuz spacecraft in the middle of Kazakhstan today. While NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, who recently became the woman with the most hours in space, has remained on board, two of her crew mates returns on the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft, touching

  • Mysterious ‘faceless fish’ discovered in sea – leaving scientists completely baffled

    May 31, 2017 7:01 AM 18

    A BIZARRE faceless fish has been discovered – and it’s left scientists very confused. The unusual creature was among dozens of new species uncovered during the scientific voyage at depths of 2.5 miles below the surface. Experts used nets, sonar and deep-sea cameras to study an area from northern Tasmania to central Queensland dubbed the “most unexplored

  • NASA reveals humans to reach surface of SUN next summer in shock announcement

    May 29, 2017 4:37 PM 22

    NASA will launch a mission to touch the surface of the sun in 2018, space boffins will announce tomorrow. A first-of-its-kind mission to “touch” the hottest part of the sun will go ahead in August next year, says NASA. NASA already knows that the ferocious fireball can fling highly damaging metals towards the earth in seconds – and now the race is on to find out how to stop it. Scientists

  • A bag of moon dust lost from the Apollo 11 mission goes for millions

    May 25, 2017 5:53 AM 34

    The prize in question is a bag used to carry lunar samples on the Apollo 11 mission, that now contains left over moon dust and is expected to fetch up to $5.3 Million when it goes up for auction. Nancy Lee Carlson, from Chicago, bought the bag in 2015 at a seized-goods auction for a paltry $1,326 had no idea of it’s incredible contents. The bag has text which

  • Bag that held moon dust to be auctioned - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

    May 23, 2017 3:13 AM 19

    (CNN) - A piece of space history is going on the auction block. It's a bag used by astronaut Neil Armstrong to bring the first sample of lunar material ever collected back to Earth. Armstrong, of course, was the first human to walk on the moon. Sotheby's New York is offering the bag for auction. The current owner recently sent the bag to NASA, which

  • NASA orders up urgent spacewalking repairs at space station

    May 22, 2017 2:08 PM 26

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA has ordered up urgent spacewalking repairs at the International Space Station. On Tuesday, two astronauts will venture out to replace a data relay box that broke over the weekend. The job falls to the two Americans on board: commander Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer. The failed unit is one of two that control the station’s

  • NASA duo plan Tuesday ISS spacewalk to replace the mux that sux

    May 22, 2017 6:02 AM 30

    All hail Peggy Whitson, hands-on sysadmin – IN SPAAACE An external comms box on the International Space Station has failed, leading NASA to schedule its first unscheduled spacewalk since 2015. After a software upgrade in March, a multiplexer/demultiplexer (MDM) data relay on the S0 truss failed on Saturday, so command routing is being handled by a backup

  • Revenge: Jane Emoka’s lesbian sextape video leaked

    May 21, 2017 2:37 PM 22

    Last year the internet was flooded with Sex video involving a beauty queen, former Miss Anambra Chidinma Okeke. Fast forward to 2017, A sextape of Miss Jane Emoka, the girl who allegedly leaked the viral Cucumber video of Chidinma has surfaced online. Naija News learnt that Jane was the girl behind the camera in the Chidinma Okeke sex video scandal

  • NASA delays rocket launch

    May 13, 2017 4:15 AM 48

    NASA has delayed the first launch of its heavy-payload rocket until 2019 and decided against an idea floated by the White House to put astronauts aboard the capsule that is set to fly around the moon, the US space agency says. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration had hoped to launch the Space Launch System, or SLS, rocket in November 2018. The rocket