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NASA, SpaceX defers launch of manned mission till Saturday due to bad weather

NASA and SpaceX postponed the historic launch of two astronauts to space from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday due to bad weather. “Due to the weather conditions, the launch is scrubbing,” NASA tweeted. The crewed mission will be the first time since 2011 that American astronauts launch on an American rocket from...

SpaceX: Two astronauts ready for their space travel next week

The two astronauts who will end a nine-year launch drought for Nasa arrived at Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday, exactly one week before their historic SpaceX flight. It will be the first time a private company, rather than a national government, sends astronauts into orbit. Nasa test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken flew to...

Air pollution over north India plummets to 20-year-low due to lockdown: NASA

Air pollution over northern India has plummeted to a 20-year-low for this time of the year, according to satellite data published by US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The US space agency’s satellite sensors observed aerosol levels at a 20-year low post the countrywide lockdown, implemented to slow the spread of the...