At NASA Administrator Bill Nelson Clarence (Bill) William Nelson Senate confirms ex-Sen. Nelson to NASA Bill Nelson is a born-again supporter of commercial space at NASA Lobbying world MORE ’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee, Sen. Marsha Blackburn Marsha Blackburn Hillicon Valley: Parler app risks charges of selling out with Apple return | Justices hear First Amendment clash over cheerleader's Snapchat | Google pressed to conduct racial equity audit Lawmakers introduce legislation to create civilian reserve program to fight hackers Five big players to watch in Big Tech's antitrust fight MORE (R-Tenn.) and several of her colleagues asked for his total commitment to tackling the pressing threat of China’s space policy. That speaks volumes about where America stands in the new space race with China. For years, China’s government has stolen countless innovations in an attempt to close the gap in military … [Read more...] about Will Biden’s NASA win the space race with China?
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(CBS Local)- After occupying a different place in the calendar last year due to the pandemic, the Kentucky Derby is back in its normal spot, the first Saturday in May. This year’s race will also see the return of fans to both the infield and the grandstands at Churchill Downs. Track officials announced in early April that about 15,000 fans will be allowed in the infield while the grandstand will be kept to reserved seating at 40-60% capacity. The favorite heading into Saturday is Essential Quality (2-1), trained by Brad Cox with jockey Luis Saez aboard. The gray colt, sired by Tapit, has won each of the five races he’s started thus far in his career beginning with the Maiden Special Weight race as part of last year’s Kentucky Derby undercard. Since the turn of the calendar to 2021, the colt has run to wins at the Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park and Toyota Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland. The downside for Essential Quality is he drew the 14th position at Tuesday’s draw. The last … [Read more...] about Kentucky Derby 2021 Preview: Essential Quality The Favorite, Can He Break A 60-Year Drought To Win From Post 14?
A leading global economic group said Wednesday the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered the worst global recession in nearly a century, and things could get worse before they start to get better. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Secretary-General Angel Gurria painted a grim picture for the world, calling it the most severe global health, economic, and social crisis anyone alive today has ever seen. Gurria said every nation has been hit hard, with hundreds of millions of people losing their jobs. The sectors hit the hardest have been tourism, air travel, and small to medium size businesses. Additionally, global trade also has slowed dramatically. … [Read more...] about COVID Pandemic Created Worst Global Economy in 60 Years, OECD Reports
close Video SpaceX successfully launches NASA astronauts into space SpaceX successfully launches NASA astronauts from Kennedy Space Center into space. NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Mission Commander Michael Hopkins and project scientists at Florida's Kennedy Space Center have grown leafy greens aboard the International Space Station for 64 days, the longest duration to date. The four Vegetable Production System, or "Veggie," experiments included both the previously grown "Extra Dwarf" pak choi and the new "Amara" mustard. INGENUITY MARS HELICOPTER ACES FOURTH FLIGHT AT SECOND ATTEMPT, WILL ENTER NEW DEMONSTRATION PHASE In a release detailing the news , NASA wrote Tuesday that the pak choi had grown for so long that it began to flower as part of its reproduction cycle. In an interview with Fox News on Thursday, the space center's Matthew Romeyn said Amara is nutrient-rich and pak choi -- which was selected by middle school and … [Read more...] about NASA astronauts grow leafy greens for longest stint on ISS
close Video Gutfeld examines NASA's historic Ingenuity helicopter flight on Mars 'Gutfeld!' host is joined by Tyrus Murdoch, Katherine Timpf, Steve Hilton and Joe DeVito to discuss the latest space feat NASA experts discussed a new era in space exploration Monday following the success of space flights by the Ingenuity Mars helicopter , which could set the stage for flight in other worlds. In a live discussion streamed on YouTube from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California , Ingenuity pilot Johnny Lam said the helicopter can get into areas that other space robots or devices can't. "I think with the success of Ingenuity, we basically unlocked an aerial dimension to exploration," he said. "We can kind of reach some hard-to-reach areas, we can provide images, reconnaissance... the best path to traverse." NASA MARS HELICOPTER 'INGENUITY' FAILS TO TAKE FLIGHT DURING FOURTH RUN, RESCHEDULED TO FRIDAY … [Read more...] about Ingenuity Mars helicopter sets stage for space flight on other worlds, NASA teams members say