A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying the NOAA Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES-R). Liftoff was at 6:42 p.m. EST.

State of the art weather satellite launched over the weekend promises huge gains in many areas

NOAA’s GOES-R satellite launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida this weekend at 6;42pm on November 19, 2016. Click here to read more about the launch of GOES-R. But what’s next for the nation’s most advanced weather satellite to-date? The GOES-R team has confirmed satellite communication and power. Over the next several days, team members…

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Gigantic asteroid near miss coming this Thursday

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Express reports that a colossal one mile wide asteroid will brush past the Earth this Thursday, with a closest approach of 3 million kilometres – far too close for comfort, with a rock that big. According to The Express; The gigantic missile thought to measure almost a mile across…