The hot fire test was the last of eight tests that make up what NASA calls a "green run," a series of ground tests aimed at ensuring the vehicle doesn't have any major structural or engineering issues before it is put on a launch pad. The rocket is the most powerful launch vehicle the space agency has ever constructed. … [Read more...] about Test fire of NASA’s SLS moon rocket ends prematurely
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“I don’t think it’s feasible to think that you can actually end oil and gas,” said Jerry Griggs, the operations manager at Buggy Bank LLC, a display car service — a middleman between dealers and consumers — in Berkeley. “There are some pretty wackadoo things going on in politics right now. Those people are supposed to be smarter than us and they think it can happen, but I don’t see it.” … [Read more...] about Berkeley considers banning the sale of gas-powered cars by 2027. But is it feasible?
Due to the nature of North Korea’s negotiating strategy it seems clear that, for better or worse, it will be Kim Jong-un negotiating with his U.S. counterpart in the Oval Office on any major agreements that can change the nature of the relationship between both Washington and Pyongyang—or there will be no progress. … [Read more...] about Harry Kazianis: North Korea and Trump – Here’s what Bob Woodward doesn’t get about president’s strategy
The event marked Trump’s first public appearance since last week. Apart from a handful of public engagements — including his remarks in Texas last week celebrating the construction of the border wall — Trump has been largely absent and increasingly isolated since he lost the election in November. The event included a soundtrack that often played at Trump’s hallmark campaign rallies. Trump took the stage as a 21-gun salute sounded. … [Read more...] about Trump leaves White House, promises to be back in ‘some form’
Wednesday’s missile test by Pakistan came hours before President Joe Biden’s inauguration. The move, critics said, could be an attempt by Islamabad to draw the attention of the incoming U.S. administration to the heightened tensions in South Asia. … [Read more...] about Pakistan Announces Successful Test of Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missile