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SpaceX scouring data for clues to launch pad explosion

The company also has its eye on satellite builder Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI), which assembled the $205 million bird, for compensation. David Pollack, Space Com CEO, said during a conference call on Sunday, "As a result of the loss of Amos-6, our service agreements with Facebook Inc.


37 cases of Zika virus recorded from January till August this year

37 cases of Zika virus recorded from January till August this year

Singapore raised the number of Zika cases to 189 this week as government agencies stepped up efforts to control the mosquito-borne virus while neighboring countries like Malaysia and Indonesia introduced thermal scanners at border checkpoints and airports.


ESA: Rosetta space probe finds lost Philae lander on comet

ESA: Rosetta space probe finds lost Philae lander on comet

At the time, the lander's project manager, Stephan Ulamec, told Mr. Spotts that he was "confident that Philae will resume contact with us and that we will be able to operate the instruments again". We learned so much from the Rosetta mission and saw comets as they were never seen before. The Philae lander captured a picture of a nearby cliff, nicknamed "Perihelion Cliff", on the nucleus of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.



VMA recap: Beyoncé conquers stage, sweeps awards alongside Rihanna and Britney

In what was billed as Britney's triumphant comeback performance at the VMA's, G-Eazy materialized on stage to perform the "One More Time" performer's new single "Make Me". Rihanna performed four times throughout the ceremony, opening the show with a medley of hits Only Girl (In The World), We Found Love, and Where Have You Been, and ending with Diamonds, Stay and Love on the Brain.



China, US formally enter landmark climate deal

Both the United States and China strongly urge others to join the Agreement as soon as they are able, in hopes of meeting UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's goal of bringing it into force this year. It will only come into force legally after it is ratified by at least 55 countries, which between them produce 55% of global carbon emissions. The submission to the United Nations solidifies one of Obama's most ambitious efforts to combat climate change by convincing China to join efforts to curb ...



Britain's May hopes to assure Chinese over nuclear plant

Officials said the talks would "explore how does that relationship look once the United Kingdom leaves the EU". The Prime Minister used the phrase for the first time as she boarded her plane at Heathrow to travel to the G20 summit in Hangzhou.