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10 Things in Politics: Cheney goes down swinging in Trump fight

Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Rep. Liz Cheney torched Trump and fellow Republicans who refuse to acknowledge he lostThere's a reason you might be having a hard time finding chicken wings, diapers, or a new carTrump's absence from the Virginia GOP's governor r...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Asia, Post, New York, Congress, California, Washington Post, White House, Virginia, India, US, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Nasa


Watch SpaceX launch its newest Starship prototype. The last 4 exploded.

Elon Musk (center) wants Starships to fly to Mars. But so far the only prototype to land successfully (left) exploded 10 minutes later (right). SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images; Spadre.com SpaceX is launching a prototype of its Starship spaceship on Wednesday. Watch the flight below. The four previous high-flying Starship prototypes exploded. NASA has picked SpaceX to turn the mega-spaceship into a moon lander for astronauts. See more stories on Insider's business page. Update...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Mars, Faa, Rocket Launch, Artemis, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk, South Padre Island


SpaceX's high-flying Starship prototype has finally landed successfully - a big step toward Elon Musk's reusable mega-rocket

The SN15 prototype stuck the landing, left, a big step toward becoming the reusable rocket Elon Musk wants it to be. SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images SpaceX has launched and landed a new prototype of its Starship spaceship. SpaceX has now flown five Starship prototypes to high altitude, but the first four exploded. This successful test flight gets Elon Musk closer to the fully reusable rocket he wants. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Wednesday, SpaceX sent the ...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Spaceships, Mars, Faa, Rocket Launch, Artemis, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk


SpaceX's high-flying Starship prototype has finally landed successfully - a big step towards Elon Musk's reusable mega-rocket

The SN15 prototype stuck the landing (left), a big step towards becoming the reusable rocket Elon Musk (right) wants it to be. SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images SpaceX has launched and landed a new prototype of its Starship spaceship. SpaceX has now flown five Starship prototypes to high altitude, but the first four exploded. This successful test flight gets Elon Musk closer to the fully reusable rocket he wants. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Wednesday, SpaceX...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Spaceships, Mars, Faa, Rocket Launch, Artemis, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk


SpaceX is preparing to launch its newest Starship prototype on Wednesday. The last 4 exploded.

Elon Musk (center) wants Starships to fly to Mars. But so far the only prototype to land successfully (left) exploded 10 minutes later (right). SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images; Spadre.com SpaceX is preparing to launch a prototype of its Starship spaceship on Wednesday. Watch live below. The four previous high-flying Starship prototypes exploded. NASA has picked SpaceX to turn the mega-spaceship into a moon lander for astronauts. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sp...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Youtube, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Live, Mars, Faa, Rocket Launch, Artemis, Federal Aviation Administration


NASA is developing plans to build an enormous, Arecibo-like telescope inside a crater on the moon

An illustration of the Lunar Crater Radio Telescope concept. Vladimir Vustyansky NASA is funding research into how a radio telescope could be built on the far side of the moon. It could function similarly to the Arecibo telescope, which collapsed in December. A lunar telescope could hear radio waves from the early universe that Earth-based telescopes can't. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA is paying a team of researchers to develop a plan for a telescope on the far...
Tags: Astronomy, Florida, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Radio, Moon, Einstein, Telescope, Venus, Puerto Rico, Craters, Space Technology, Kennedy Space Center


Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin is auctioning off a seat on its space tourism rocket set to launch in July

SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Blue Origin is auctioning off a single ticket for a space tour on July 20. Bidding for the first space tour began on Wednesday and will go through June 12. The company released a video announcing its plans to start selling rides on its New Shepard rocket last week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin is auctioning off a seat on its first-ever space tourism flight.It will be the New Shepard's first fl...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Texas, Science, News, Youtube, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Virgin Galactic, Space Exploration, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Musk, Blue Origin


Asteroid impact: NASA simulation shows we are sitting ducks

At an international space conference, attendees took part in an exercise that imagined an asteroid crashing into Earth. With the object first spotted six months before impact, attendees concluded that there was insufficient time for a meaningful response.There are an estimated 25,000 near-Earth objects potentially threatening our planet. The asteroid 2021 PDC was first spotted on April 19, 2021 by the Pan-STARRS project at the University of Hawaii. By May 2, astronomers were 100% certain it w...
Tags: Europe, Astronomy, Space, Hollywood, Africa, Nasa, Earth, Innovation, Croatia, Natural Disaster, Asteroid, Johnson, Bruce Willis, Telescopes, Liv Tyler, University of Hawaii


NASA’s mighty moon rocket completes its gentlest mission ever

NASA's mighty SLS moon rocket will never take a more leisurely trip than this — a barge ride along scenic waters from a test facility to the launch site.
Tags: News, Trends, Nasa, Pegasus, Rockets, Artemis, SLS, Sls Rocket


A NASA probe detected a strange radio signal in Venus' atmosphere last year. Astronomers have figured out where it came from.

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe snapped an up-close view of Venus when it flew by the planet in July 2020. NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Naval Research Laboratory/Guillermo Stenborg and Brendan Gallagher NASA's Parker Solar Probe detected a strange radio signal while flying by Venus in July. The probe flew through Venus' upper atmosphere, where such signals naturally occur, to collect data. The data show Venus' atmosphere has thinned, a process linked to solar activity. See more stories on ...
Tags: Space, Japan, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Jupiter, Venus, Michelle Starr, Parker, Galileo, Brendan Gallagher, University of Colorado Boulder, Goddard Space Flight Center, Akatsuki


27 inexpensive but thoughtful Mother's Day gifts under $25

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Shopping on a budget is easier when you have a team of people helping you find the right gift. From small leather accessories to home decor, nothing on this list looks or feels cheap but is all under $25. Still looking? Check out more Mother's Day gift ideas here. Our moms deserve everything in the world, but maybe yours is the type to insist you don't get too extravagant for Mother's Day, or you&...
Tags: Reviews, Youtube, Trends, Nasa, Gifts, Mom, Anthropologie, Gift Ideas, Mother's Day, Laneige, Harry Met Sally, Sugarfina, Amazon Family, Amazon Gift, Jart, Connie Chen


Firefly Aerospace raises $75M Series A at a $1B+ valuation, plus $100M in secondary sale

Firefly Aerospace has raised a total of $175 million, across a $75 million Series A round that valued the company north of $1 billion, and a $100 million secondary transaction which consisted of the sale of holdings held by primary Firefly investor Noosphere Ventures. The launch startup also announced that it intends to raise another $300 million later in 2021, after its forthcoming inaugural Alpha rocket launch, which is currently targeting a June take-off. Firefly is one of a crop of new comme...
Tags: Startups, TC, Space, Spacex, Texas, California, Nasa, Commercial Spaceflight, Commercial Space, Firefly Aerospace, Noosphere Ventures, NASA General Atomics, Vandenberg Space Force Base, DADA Holdings, Astera Institute Canon Ball LLC


How to watch Crew-1 astronauts reveal all about their Crew Dragon ride

Following their historic mission, SpaceX's Crew-1 astronauts will talk about their experiences, including how they felt during the ride home on the Crew Dragon.
Tags: Space, Spacex, News, Trends, Nasa, Crew Dragon, Crew-1, SpaceX s Crew


How to watch Crew-1 astronauts reveal details about their Crew Dragon ride

Following their historic mission, SpaceX's Crew-1 astronauts will talk about their experiences, including how they felt during the ride home on the Crew Dragon.
Tags: Space, Spacex, News, Trends, Nasa, Crew Dragon, Crew-1, SpaceX s Crew


NASA offers tips on what to look out for in May’s night sky

NASA has just released its latest update on what stargazers should look out for in the night skies over the next four weeks.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Stargazing, Night Sky


Former Senator Bill Nelson is officially NASA's new administrator. His goals: support climate research and put astronauts on the moon.

Former Senator Bill Nelson appears before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, April 21, 2021, in Washington DC. NASA/Bill Ingalls NASA officially has a new administrator: former Senator Bill Nelson was sworn in on Monday. In statements to Congress, Nelson didn't express plans to make any big changes at NASA. Nelson wants NASA to keep studying climate change and send astronauts to the moon. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA has a new leader...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, Congress, Climate Change, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Moon


The 10 best places to shop for men's underwear

Tommy John Underwear is the one thing you wear every day, but probably hardly put any thought into. It may be time for an upgrade in comfort and style - and here are the best places to shop. Our favorite places to buy underwear include Tommy John, Saxx, MeUndies, Bombas, and All Citizens. If there's one article of clothing you wear every day, it's a pair of underwear. They've become such a standard wardrobe staple that most people put little to no thought into the kinds they b...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Style, US, Trends, Nasa, Features, Buying Guide, Men, Silver, Underwear, Pima, Tommy John, Tommy John Underwear, Men's Clothing, Bombas


Tesla sold more than $5 million worth of stuff to Elon Musk's other companies in 2020, filings reveal

Elon Musk's various ventures have collaborated extensively over the years. Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images A Friday filing with the SEC shows how Tesla worked with Elon Musk's other ventures in 2020. SpaceX spent nearly $5 million with Tesla for vehicle parts, engineering, and a custom tool. The Boring Company, Musk's tunneling firm, bought $300,000 worth of energy systems from Tesla. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla offered a glimpse at the web of co...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, US, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, Nasa, SEC, Cto, Musk, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Antonio Gracias, Boring Company, The Boring Company, Boring Company Musk, Kimbal Musk Elon Musk


SpaceX is preparing to launch its newest Starship prototype this week. The last 4 exploded.

Elon Musk (center) wants Starships to fly to Mars. But so far the only prototype to land successfully (left) exploded 10 minutes later (right). SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images; Spadre.com SpaceX hopes to launch a prototype of its Starship spaceship as soon as Tuesday. Watch live below. The four previous high-flying Starship prototypes exploded. NASA has picked SpaceX to turn the mega-spaceship into a moon lander for astronauts. See more stories on Insider's business page. Spa...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Youtube, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Mars, Faa, Rocket Launch, Artemis, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk


10 Things in Politics: Big problems may await the economy

Good morning! I hope you had a nice weekend. Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:America is getting ready for its post pandemic glow-upThese nine chiefs of staff counsel House Republicans' unruliest conspiracy theoristsSpace agencies couldn't stop a simulated asteroid from crashing ...
Tags: Apple, Europe, Utah, Post, Florida, Texas, Supreme Court, California, Senate, White House, Virginia, India, Narendra Modi, US, America, Trends


10 things in tech you need to know today

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. The major antitrust trial between Apple and "Fortnite"-maker Epic Games kicks off today. Epic is suing over Apple's App Store policies, particularly the cut that Apple takes from sales on its platform. Apple CEO Tim Cook is among the high-profile executives that will testify.2. Scientists couldn't stop a (fictitious) space rock from decimat...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Spacex, Etsy, Ipo, Trends, Tech, Nasa, Tim Cook, Roku, Goldman Sachs, App Store, Instacart, Fintech, SoFi


SpaceX’s historic Crew-1 mission in pictures

SpaceX’s Crew-1 astronauts returned home on a Crew Dragon spacecraft on May 2, 2021, after nearly six months in space. Re-live their adventure in pictures.
Tags: Space, Spacex, Trends, Nasa, Features, Crew Dragon, Crew-1, Crew Dragon Resilience


Crew-1 astronauts splash down safely off the Florida coast

The four astronauts of Crew-1 have made it home safely from the International Space Station, splashing down off the coast of Florida early this morning.
Tags: Space, Spacex, Florida, News, Trends, Nasa, Crew-1


Astronauts have been enjoying a fresh supply of vegetables to keep them healthy in space. Two NASA scientists explain how the crop-growing experiments worked.

NASA astronaut, Michael Hopkins, smells "extra dwarf" pak choi plants growing aboard the International Space Station. NASA Astronauts in space recently enjoyed a fresh supply of vegetables, including pak choi plants. Crews turned them into a delicacy by marinating the leaves in garlic paste and soy sauce. NASA scientists told Insider how the crop-production experiments worked. See more stories on Insider's business page. Of the many challenges astronauts will face in future missions...
Tags: Spacex, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Mars, Amara, Hopkins, International Space Station ISS, Gioia Massa, Red Planet, Massa, Gioia, Kennedy Space Centre, Michael Hopkins, Scott Hubbard


Astronauts have been enjoying a fresh supply vegetables to keep them healthy in space. Two NASA scientists explain how the crop-growing experiments worked.

NASA astronaut, Michael Hopkins, smells "extra dwarf" pak choi plants growing aboard the International Space Station. NASA Astronauts in space recently enjoyed a fresh supply of vegetables, including pak choi plants. Crews turned them into a delicacy by marinating the leaves in garlic paste and soy sauce. NASA scientists told Insider how the crop-production experiments worked. See more stories on Insider's business page. Of the many challenges astronauts will face in future missions...
Tags: Spacex, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Mars, Amara, Hopkins, International Space Station ISS, Gioia Massa, Red Planet, Massa, Gioia, Kennedy Space Centre, Michael Hopkins, Scott Hubbard


Vice President Kamala Harris confirms role as new chair of National Space Council, saying she is 'honored' to take up the role

Vice President Kamala Harris. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images The Biden administration has selected Kamala Harris to lead the National Space Council. The council was previously led by former VP Mike Pence during the Trump administration. Harris intends to put her own "personal stamp" on the council, a senior official said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Biden administration on Saturday appointed Vice President Kamala Harris to chair the National Space Council, ...
Tags: US, America, Trends, Nasa, Cnn, Biden, Donald Trump, Nelson, Kamala Harris, Trump, Bush, Mike Pence, HARRIS, George H W Bush, Kamala, Bill Nelson


SpaceX has safely landed 4 astronauts in the ocean for NASA, completing the US's longest human spaceflight

NASA's Crew-1 mission crew members in SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft (left to right): NASA astronauts Shannon Walker, Victor Glover, and Mike Hopkins, as well as JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi. SpaceX via NASA SpaceX's Crew Dragon Resilience spaceship has returned to Earth and landed in the Gulf of Mexico. The four astronauts inside completed a six-month stint on the International Space Station. SpaceX, meanwhile, completed its first routine astronaut flight for NASA, with five...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Mars, Iss, Demo, Boeing, Gulf of Mexico, Artemis, Musk, Falcon


Watch live: SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship is bringing 4 astronauts back to Earth, ending NASA's longest human spaceflight

Flying aboard SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA are astronauts (from left) Mike Hopkins, Soichi Noguchi, Shannon Walker, and Victor Glover. SpaceX; NASA; Samantha Lee/Business Insider SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA is flying four astronauts back to Earth overnight. The Crew Dragon spaceship must plummet at high speed, deploy parachutes, and land in the ocean early Sunday. Watch NASA's livestream below to see the astronauts fly aboard Crew Dragon and fall to Earth. See more sto...
Tags: Transportation, Japan, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Live, International Space Station, Spaceships, Astronauts, Iss, Gulf of Mexico


A huge rocket from China's space-station launch could fall back to Earth totally uncontrolled

A Long March-5B Y2 rocket carrying the core module of China's space station, Tianhe, stands at the launching area of the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site on April 23, 2021. Visual China Group/Getty Images A Chinese rocket stage could fall to Earth totally uncontrolled in the next few days. The rocket, a Long March 5b, just launched the first piece of a new space station China is building. Uncontrolled deorbits like this can rain heavy chunks of rocket on populated areas. See more storie...
Tags: Science, News, Washington, China, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Beijing, Chile, European Space Agency, Rockets, Seattle, Rocket Launch, Jones


SpaceX Lunar Starship Delayed by 100 Days Over Bidding Disputes

Blue Origin and Dynetics each filed protests with GAO over NASA’s selection of SpaceX for the Human Lunar Landing System. Two weeks ago, NASA chose SpaceX to proceed into development, awarding it a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Spacex, Nasa, Innovation, GAO



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