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How NASA's moon mission turned Houston into 'Space City'

How NASA's moon mission turned Houston into 'Space City'

 

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July 20, 2019 - 18:44 GMT
The Apollo program got a man to the moon. What will it take to get us back?

The Apollo program got a man to the moon. What will it take to get us back?

 

Image: 30th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Mission


July 20, 2019 - 16:00 GMT
50 Facts About the Apollo 11 Moon Landing for Its 50th Anniversary

50 Facts About the Apollo 11 Moon Landing for Its 50th Anniversary

 

50 Facts About the Apollo 11 Moon Landing for Its 50th Anniversary


July 20, 2019 - 09:43 GMT
Apollo 11: Never-before-seen video reveals lunar samples were searched for signs of life

Apollo 11: Never-before-seen video reveals lunar samples were searched for signs of life

 

Apollo 11 landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969. Here is a brief timeline of events that lead to the historic moment, from President Kennedy's call to action in 1961 to 'The Eagle has landed' in 1969.


July 18, 2019 - 16:59 GMT
Scientists propose dumping 7,400 gigatons of 'artificial snow' on Antarctica

Scientists propose dumping 7,400 gigatons of 'artificial snow' on Antarctica

 

Antarctica's ice sheets are in trouble. Mlenny/Getty


July 18, 2019 - 15:22 GMT
You downloaded FaceApp. Heres what youve just done to your privacy.

You downloaded FaceApp. Heres what youve just done to your privacy.

 

FaceApp, which uses artificial intelligence to "age" people, has gone viral. Tech columnist Geoffrey A. Fowler tried it himself — and explored the privacy implications.


July 18, 2019 - 07:48 GMT
FaceApp goes viral with old-age filter, but spurs new privacy concerns

FaceApp goes viral with old-age filter, but spurs new privacy concerns

 

VIDEO: Latest viral trend FaceApp transforms photos to appear older


July 17, 2019 - 16:23 GMT
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin recalls first moments on the moon on 50th anniversary of mission

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin recalls first moments on the moon on 50th anniversary of mission

 

This interior view of the Apollo 11 Lunar Module (LM) shows astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot, during the lunar landing mission.


July 16, 2019 - 15:01 GMT
As New Space Race Beckons, Astronauts Face Identity Crisis

As New Space Race Beckons, Astronauts Face Identity Crisis

 

Changes to the way people travel to space, and who gets to do so, pose the question: Whither the astronaut?


July 16, 2019 - 12:55 GMT
Everything to Know About July's Full Buck Moon — the First Full Moon of Summer

Everything to Know About July's Full Buck Moon — the First Full Moon of Summer

 

The moon seen on July 28, 2018 in Tulamben, Bali, Indonesia. July's full moon is known as the Full Buck Moon because it is the month when bucks typically begin to grow their new antlers.


July 15, 2019 - 11:02 GMT
These slumbering fish may offer clues to the origins of sleep

These slumbering fish may offer clues to the origins of sleep

 

<p>Zebrafish, like the adult seen here, seem to experience sleep cycles that are similar to REM sleep in humans, according to a new study that looked at neural activity in the tiny aquatic animals.</p>


July 15, 2019 - 04:37 GMT
Russia launches space telescope

Russia launches space telescope

 

The new telescope replaces the Spektr-R radio astronomy observatory, which was also launched from Baikonur in 2011


July 14, 2019 - 06:54 GMT
FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe

FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe

 

The Facebook Inc. logo is displayed for a photograph on an Apple Inc. iPhone in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Facebook is struggling to respond to growing demands from Washington to explain how the personal data of millions of its users could be exploited by a consulting firm that helped Donald Trump win the presidency. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg


July 12, 2019 - 21:05 GMT
The Latest: Twitter appears to be back after outage

The Latest: Twitter appears to be back after outage

 

FILE - This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app icon on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Twitter said Thursday, July 11, 2019, that it is investigating a problem with its service. Users across the U.S. and elsewhere are not able to access Twitter. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)


July 11, 2019 - 20:22 GMT
Is Twitter Down? Users Report Issues With Social Media Website

Is Twitter Down? Users Report Issues With Social Media Website

 

The Twitter logo is seen on a phone in this photo illustration in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. On Thursday, Twitter's website went down ahead of President Donald Trump's social media summit.


July 11, 2019 - 19:13 GMT
Trumps Social Media Summit Brings Fringe Voices to White House

Trumps Social Media Summit Brings Fringe Voices to White House

 

Conservative Brent Bozell heads a group devoted to exposing alleged liberal media bias.&nbsp;


July 11, 2019 - 14:48 GMT
Rapid decline in honey bee population 'unsustainable,' experts say

Rapid decline in honey bee population 'unsustainable,' experts say

 

Honeybees are shown on a frame at beekeeper Denise Hunsaker's apiary, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Salt Lake City.


July 09, 2019 - 20:48 GMT
Twitter blocking by Trump is unconstitutional, appeals court rules

Twitter blocking by Trump is unconstitutional, appeals court rules

 

KRAKOW, POLAND - 2018/12/28: The real Donald Trump twitter account is seen on an android mobile phone. (Photo by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)


July 09, 2019 - 20:38 GMT
Appeals court rules Trump can't block users on Twitter

Appeals court rules Trump can't block users on Twitter

 

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July 09, 2019 - 15:34 GMT
Cows Genetically Modified to Burp and Fart Less Could Cut Methane Emissions by Half

Cows Genetically Modified to Burp and Fart Less Could Cut Methane Emissions by Half

 

File photo. The agriculture industry is a major source of methane.


July 05, 2019 - 12:55 GMT
Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp down for thousands worldwide

Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp down for thousands worldwide

 

Those in mainland Europe seem to be hardest hit as well as a smattering of people in the eastern U.S.


July 03, 2019 - 14:57 GMT
Solar eclipse moves across South America today

Solar eclipse moves across South America today

 

This composite image of eleven pictures shows the progression of a total solar eclipse at Madras High School in Madras, Oregon on Monday, August 21, 2017. A total solar eclipse swept across a narrow portion of the contiguous United States from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. A partial solar eclipse was visible across the entire North American continent along with parts of South America, Africa, and Europe.


July 02, 2019 - 12:08 GMT
Would You Pay $30 a Month to Check Your Email?

Would You Pay $30 a Month to Check Your Email?

 

Rahul Vohra, the founder of Superhuman.


June 30, 2019 - 14:23 GMT
International Asteroid Day: What experts want you to know about the threat

International Asteroid Day: What experts want you to know about the threat

 

This mosaic image of asteroid Bennu is composed of 12 PolyCam images collected on Dec. 2 by the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft from a range of 15 miles (24 km).


June 30, 2019 - 10:02 GMT
Trump's next tweet could get a warning label

Trump's next tweet could get a warning label

 

President Donald Trump's Twitter feed is photographed on an Apple iPad in New York, Thursday, June 27, 2019. Trumps next tweet might come with a warning label. Starting Thursday tweets that Twitter deems in the public interest, but which violate the services rules, will be obscured by a warning explaining the violation. Users will have to tap through the warning to see the underlying message. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)


June 27, 2019 - 16:47 GMT
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2019/07/19
Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide


2019/07/18
AOC, Ilhan Omar accuse Trump of 'spewing fascist ideology' after rally


2019/07/17
Federal agency: "Go back to where you came from" is discrimination


2019/07/16
Kellyanne Conway says she meant 'no disrespect' with question about reporter's ethnicity


2019/07/15
'Do not take the bait': Democratic lawmakers respond to Trump's 'go back' remarks


2019/07/14
Republicans ready to dive off a cliff on Obamacare