Tropical storm may delay 1st SpaceX crew's return to Earth

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Tropical weather barreling toward Florida could delay this weekend’s planned return of the first SpaceX crew. On Wednesday, SpaceX and NASA cleared the D...

US has 10 more ways to defeat China: Taiwanese economist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese economist Wu Chia-lung (吳嘉隆) stated on Friday (July 24) that the U.S. has at least 10 additional ways to counteract China's aggressive global expansion as te...

Russian cargo ship launched to International Space Station

An uncrewed Russian cargo ship lifted off Thursday to deliver a load of supplies to the International Space Station. The Progress MS-15 was launched on schedule from Russia’s Baikonu...

Tesla picks Texas site for second US vehicle assembly plant

Electric car maker Tesla Inc. has picked the Austin, Texas, area as the site for its largest auto assembly plant employing at least 5,000 workers. The new factory will build Tesla’s ...

Tesla spent a year terrifying, electrifying Wall Street

Tesla’s losses were mounting last summer, massive debt payments were looming, and both Wall Street and federal regulators had run out of patience with the erratic behavior of CEO Elon Musk. O...

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___ Facebook’s voting labels on candidate posts sow confusion OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Facebook has started labeling all posts about voting by federal elected officia...

Tesla spent a year terrifying, electrifying Wall Street

Tesla's losses were mounting last summer, massive debt payments were looming, and both Wall Street and federal regulators had run out of patience with the erratic behavior of CEO Elon Musk. One...

Astronauts squeeze in last spacewalk before SpaceX departure

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronauts squeezed in one last spacewalk Tuesday before turning their attention to the all-important end to SpaceX’s first crew flight. NASA’s Bob Behnk...

Spacewalking astronauts closing in on final battery swaps

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A pair of spacewalking astronauts tackled the final set of battery swaps outside the International Space Station on Thursday. NASA’s Bob Behnken and Chri...

NASA adds more safety fixes for Boeing's crew capsule

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA has added more safety fixes for Boeing’s space capsule before it can fly astronauts following a pair of close calls during last year’s test flight. ...

Astronauts complete 2nd spacewalk to swap station batteries

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronauts completed their second spacewalk in under a week Wednesday to replace old batteries outside the International Space Station. Commander Chris C...

Astronaut says losing mirror on spacewalk was 'real bummer'

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The commander of the International Space Station said Monday that losing a mirror during last week’s otherwise successful spacewalk was “a real bummer.” ...

Spacewalking astronaut loses mirror, newest space junk

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A spacewalking astronaut added to the millions of pieces of junk orbiting the Earth on Friday, losing a small mirror on his sleeve as soon as he emerged from the Internatio...

Asian shares rise as Wall Street gains for 3rd straight day

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Wednesday after Wall Street extended its gains for the third straight day, driven by optimism over economies reopening from shutdowns to stem the coronavirus pandemic. ...

SpaceX captures the flag, beating Boeing in cosmic contest

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first astronauts launched by SpaceX declared victory Monday in NASA’s cosmic capture-the-flag game. They quickly claimed the prize left behind at the ...