SpaceX launches and lands second Falcon 9 rocket in two days – Spaceflight Now

SpaceX launches and lands second Falcon 9 rocket in two days – Spaceflight Now

The Falcon 9 rocket accelerates downrange south from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California after Sunday’s liftoff with 10 Iridium Next satellites. Credit: SpaceX Two days after launching a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida, SpaceX sent another mission into orbit Sunday from California’s Central Coast with 10 new satellites for Iridium’s voice and data relay […]

Could ‘planetary-mass object’ beyond Pluto be solar system’s 10th planet? – MLive.com

Scientists at the University of Arizona believe an “unseen planetary-mass object” might be orbiting the sun in our solar system beyond Pluto.  These researchers with the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory believe the planetary mass object to be between Mars and Earth in terms of size. The mass was discovered thanks to its perceived ability to control the […]

Great Barrier Reef a $42 billion asset ‘too big to fail’: study – Phys.Org

Great Barrier Reef a $42 billion asset ‘too big to fail’: study – Phys.Org

The World Heritage-listed reef is the largest living structure on Earth and its economic and social value was calculated for the first time in the Deloitte Access Economics report commissioned by the Great Barrier Reef Foundation Australia’s under-pressure Great Barrier Reef is an asset worth Aus$56 billion (US$42 billion) and as an ecosystem and economic […]

Don’t get too hyped about ‘Planet 10’ just yet – Popular Science

After Pluto got demoted in 2006, we were back to being a boring old eight-planet solar system. Then, last year, astronomers announced they’d found hints of a hidden ninth planet in the outer solar system. Scientists are still trying to figure out whether Planet Nine really exists, and now it seems they’re already speculating about […]

Live coverage: SpaceX readies second Falcon 9 launch in two days – Spaceflight Now

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California with 10 next-generation Iridium communications satellites. SpaceX’s live video coverage begins at approximately 4:10 p.m. EDT (2010 GMT; 1:10 p.m. PDT). Text updates will appear automatically below; there is no need to reload the page. Follow […]

Tulane: $2 million gift; energy law expert to New Orleans – Fresno Bee

Tulane University says a $2 million gift is bringing a European energy law scholar to New Orleans, where he will become founding director of a new Tulane Center for Energy Law and be the first to hold the James McCulloch Chair in Energy Law. Law school Dean David Meyer says in a statement that Kim […]

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