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October 30, 2017 8:19 PM SpaceX lands the 13th Falcon 9 rocket of the year in flames

Update 10/30, 4:18 PM ET: SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket successfully delivered Koreasat-5A to its designated orbit, marking the the company’s 16th successful mission of the year — twice the number of successful missions in 2016. Shortly after liftoff, the first stage of the rocket returned to Earth and landed (flamboyantly) in the Atlantic Ocean on one of SpaceX’s 32

October 28, 2017 4:00 PM Watch astronaut Scott Kelly struggle to walk on Earth after a year in space

Spending a year in space takes such a toll on the human body that astronauts literally have to learn how to walk again once they’re back on Earth. At least, that’s what seems to have happened to Scott Kelly — the American astronaut who spent 340 days on the International Space Station (ISS) between 2015 and 2016. In an exclusive video given to The Verge 3

October 28, 2017 9:46 AM The Lack Of Women Leaders Is A National Emergency

Men run everything, and it's enough already. Want to stop sexual harassment? Fix this now. There have been so many horrifying stories about male predatory behavior since the Harvey Weinstein story broke earlier this month, but one quote has truly stood out. In a damning memo about her boss, a Weinstein Co. employee named Lauren O’Connor neatly explained 20

October 20, 2017 1:42 PM Ethiopia aids Somalia with medical supplies after Djibouti, Kenya lead

Ethiopia has joined the number of countries helping neighbouring Somalia with medical aid in the wake of the Mogadishu bomb attack that claimed hundreds of lives. The Ethiopian Ambassador to Somalia, Jamaludin Mustafa handed over the 8 tonnes of medical consignment to Somalia’s Health Minister Fawziya Abikar in Mogadishu today, local media sources have reported 25

October 19, 2017 3:02 PM Diagnosed at 26: Two Time Warrior Helps Young Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer, One Wish at Time

Shay Sharpe is simply extraordinary. A young, single mother, she was diagnosed with breast cancer a 26 years old and then again at 36 years old. Even though she had needs of her own, she chose to give back by starting a charity. Unfazed by her mastectomy, she boldly and proudly displays her scars, as her stars. I’m so excited to share her story with you. Meet Madame 14

October 15, 2017 7:03 PM A pink tide in Ocean City raises hope for breast cancer cure

OCEAN CITY — Sharon Bell, 61, and Atiya Bell, 30, stepped off a bus near Ninth Street on Sunday afternoon, wearing pink and ready to walk in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K. The Atlantic City residents were there in memory of Sharon Bell’s mom, who had breast cancer a generation ago. They were part of a pink tide of thousands 9

October 12, 2017 10:11 AM SpaceX launches, lands recycled rocket

SpaceX launched a rocket that had already flown to space and landed it successfully on an ocean platform, as part of its ongoing effort to recycle costly rocket components. On a clear autumn evening at 6:53 pm (2253 GMT), the tall, white Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida carrying the Echostar 105/SES-11 satellite. "Couldn't be more perfect 15

October 12, 2017 7:21 AM SpaceX successfully lands another reused Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX has successfully landed another reused rocket, as billionaire Elon Musk's firm pushes forward to make space flight cheaper and more frequent. Late on Wednesday, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launched the EchoStar 105/SES-11 satellite, before returning back to earth and landing on the droneship station in the Atlantic. The rocket launched from NASA's 22

October 11, 2017 11:43 PM SpaceX successfully launches 2nd rocket in 3 days

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a commercial communications satellite thundered into space Wednesday after a picture-perfect sunset launching from the Kennedy Space Center, the California rocket builder's second flight in just three days and its 15th so far this year. The rocket's previously flown first stage, meanwhile, flipped around and plunged 25

October 11, 2017 10:49 PM SpaceX blasts off recycled rocket in its second launch in three days

SpaceX was hoping to make it two perfect launches in three days as it blasted off its Falcon 9 this evening. On Monday SpaceX launched 10 satellites to bolster the global data communications network for Virginia-based company, Iridium. The EchoStar 105/SES-11 is to blast off from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Florida 18