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SpaceX successfully launches Falcon rocket as new era of spaceflight begins

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon rocket as new era of spaceflight begins

NASA leased the pad to SpaceX , as Musk's company is known, in 2014. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk mentioned that it didn't appear to be a serious issue, but the one-day delay gave them to investigate. The time for the launch attempt has been set for 9:39 a.m. ET (6:39 a.m. PT). Shotwell said the company is aiming to resume flights from Pad 40 this summer.


2 suspects charged in Toronto apartment building explosion

2 suspects charged in Toronto apartment building explosion

The two suspects - a female tenant and a male visitor - were rushed to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Pieces of glass and window frames from the blown-out unit were seen in front of the building when crews arrived on scene, Platoon Chief Chris Bertram told CP24 Saturday.


SpaceX, Boeing Delays Could Jeopardize America's Place On The International Space Station

SpaceX, Boeing Delays Could Jeopardize America's Place On The International Space Station

SpaceX , the private space travel company, have successfully launched a rocket into space on Sunday 19 February. The launch is also SpaceX's first launch from the historic Launch Complex-39A at Kennedy Space Center . But last September's Falcon 9 failure on nearby LC-40, during a similar test, moved up plans for SpaceX's other launch complex. "Two spacecraft autonomously rendezvousing is crucial for many future NASA missions and Raven is maturing this never-before-attempted ...


Kraft Heinz Confirms Merger Move for Unilever

Kraft Heinz Confirms Merger Move for Unilever

Kraft Heinz , itself the product of a 2015 merger, makes Kraft and Heinz foods. "While Unilever has declined the proposal, we look forward to working to reach agreement on the terms of a transaction", Kraft said in a statement . Unilever shares rose to a record following news of the offer, which analysts at Jefferies called a "seismic shock", and closed 15% higher, short of Kraft's $US50 per share offer price, with the news lifting shares across the sector.


SpaceX rocket poised for second launch try from historic NASA pad

SpaceX rocket poised for second launch try from historic NASA pad

SpaceX's upcoming launch "is extraordinary for the space industry, it's extraordinary for SpaceX, and I think it's great for the United States as well", said Gwynne Shotwell, the company's president and chief operating officer, standing in front of a Falcon 9 rocket at KSC's pad 39A on Friday afternoon.


United Nations condemns Boko Haram attacks in Borno

United Nations condemns Boko Haram attacks in Borno

Unconfirmed report also has it that six members of civilian JTF sustained critical injuries while attempting to repel the attacks. The extremists are armed with anti-aircraft guns stolen from Nigeria's military. They tried to infiltrate the city through the newly constructed customs house where thousands of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs from Ajiri and Anadua communities of Mafa local government area were camped.