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SpaceX's Falcon 9 Crash Lands on Floating Drone Ship

SpaceX's Falcon 9 Crash Lands on Floating Drone Ship

The satellite was sent on its way to geosynchronous transfer orbit, the first step toward putting SES-9 into position for Luxembourg-based SES to deliver satellite broadcast services to millions of customers in the Asia-Pacific region. Three previous attempts at sea landings failed, and one expedition resulted in an explosion before it even got close to landing. It managed a successful ground landing in December, but landing on a tiny barge in the middle of the ocean has proved more taxing.


Butler returns to Bulls' lineup after missing 11 games

Butler returns to Bulls' lineup after missing 11 games

In the aftermath of the trade deadline, there has been chatter that Celtics GM Danny Ainge was on the cusp of making a big deal for a major player involving the Nets' unprotected 2016 first-round pick. Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose returned to on Tuesday after... The Bulls were 3-7 in Butler's absence, and after a brief three-game winning streak they've fallen on hard times again as they've dropped behind the Detroit Pistons in the standings.



Will SCOTUS Tie On Texas Abortion Case?

The omnibus anti-abortion bill immediately prompted the closures of women's health clinics throughout the state given heightened regulations many viewed as draconian and created to force their closure. On Wednesday, it was the court's four liberals who dominated the questioning. Dozens of anti-abortion protesters chanted "pro-life, pro-woman" while hundreds of abortion rights advocates nearby shouted "abortion is a human right".


5 more states ready to chip in delegates to Campaign 2016

5 more states ready to chip in delegates to Campaign 2016

Republican front-runner Donald Trump cancelled a planned appearance at a major conservative political conference Saturday near Washington , choosing instead to hold a campaign rally in Kansas, where caucus voting is scheduled. Meanwhile, despite former presidential candidate Lindsey Graham's harsh opinion of Donald Trump, he thinks a brokered convention would be unfair to the frontrunner and Trump would leave and has a right to leave.



Don't expect any GOP loyalty to Trump

I thought Marco Rubio kind of came off as a whiner. However there was less unity during the raucous debate, with Mr Rubio saying the billionaire businessman had "basically mocked everyone" and criticising his businesses for making clothes in China and Mexico, rather than the US.


SpaceX launches satellite, but floating barge landing is a bust

SpaceX launches satellite, but floating barge landing is a bust

SpaceX was aiming to deliver the satellite as high as 39,000km above Earth and still have enough fuel to land the first stage of the Falcon rocket on a platform floating about 645km off Florida's coast. The satellite, named SES-9, must quickly increase communications protection over Asia. Another private spaceflight company, Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin, has twice landed a smaller, lighter rocket on solid ground in Texas.