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Trump wants to send men to Mars

Trump wants to send men to Mars

Whitson surpassed a record that had stood at 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes. Joined by astronaut Kate Rubins and daughter Ivanka Trump at the White House, the president said Whitson's record marked "a very special day in the glorious history of American spaceflight".


Trump to sign executive orders on offshore drilling, veterans affairs

Trump to sign executive orders on offshore drilling, veterans affairs

In a recent NBC-Wall Street Journal poll , Trump also didn't fare well overall. The previous president to hold Gallup's lowest approval ratings in the first quarter was Bill Clinton with a 55 percent approval rating. As the president approaches his 100th day in office Saturday, he is expected to sign more executive orders this week. However, Trump's travel ban was blocked by the courts twice, his proposed bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act did not pass Congress and ...


Thousands of Californians expected to join March for Science

Thousands of Californians expected to join March for Science

I think the profession of science is under attack, and why is that happening? Scientists involved in the march said they were anxious about political and public rejection of established science such as climate change and the safety of vaccine immunizations.


Rallies for Science in communities across the country

Rallies for Science in communities across the country

In Berlin, demonstrators carried signs reading "We love experts - those with evidence" and "Science not Silence" for the march from Humboldt University toward the Brandenburg Gate, led by mayor Michael Mueller and the leaders of the city's universities.


Senator blasts Sessions' Hawaii comments

Senator blasts Sessions' Hawaii comments

Sessions defended the president's executive order on travel during a Thursday appearance on the conservative " The Mark Levin Show ". According to Sessions , the Hawaii judge had no right to stop the executive order because his state was not sovereign.



Astronaut breaks American record for time in space, honored by Trump

Whitson said it was huge honor to break a record like this and to be representing people at NASA who make spaceflight possible. Peggy Whitson has spent forever in space w/ ppl she hardly knows, 1 tiny impact frm death. The world record of 879 days is held by Russian Gennady Padalka. She held a number of research-related positions, and in 1992 was named project scientist of the Shuttle-Mir Programme.