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Parker Solar Probe heads toward sun after morning liftoff

Parker Solar Probe heads toward sun after morning liftoff

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Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The Parker Solar Probe's second launch attempt in a mission to touch the sun was successful early Sunday. At 3:31 a.m. EDT, a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket lifted off from Space Launch Complex 37 at Florida's Kennedy Space Center, part of the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The engines were blazing golden in the clear night sky during ascent. "It was a very quiet launch countdown, it went off like clockwork," NASA Launch Director Omar Baez said. "Parker Solar Probe has been one of our most challenging missions to date." About four minutes into flight, the Delta IV port and starboard booster engines shut down and separated from the second stage. After second stage engine ignition, the payload fairing also was jettisoned. The second stage main engine cut o...
3 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Easy Morning Meals

3 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Easy Morning Meals

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Try this recipe: Tofu Scramble-Stuffed PeppersLet the baked peppers cool completely, then cover them and refrigerate. You can easily reheat them in the microwave or toaster oven when you're ready to make this simple dish.Ingredients: Red bell peppers, avocado oil, onion, broccoli slaw, carrots, hemp seeds, fresh ginger, sea salt, curry powder, ground turmeric, ground cumin, black pepper, chili powder, extra-firm tofu, coconut aminos or tamari, fresh cilantroCalories: 260Let's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com
Watch live: Super blue blood moon to rise Wednesday morning

Watch live: Super blue blood moon to rise Wednesday morning

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Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The last day of January will begin with the appearance of a rare moon -- a super blue blood moon.The rise of the unusual pre-dawn moon will be broadcast live on NASA TV beginning at 5:30 a.m. ET."Viewing will be best in the West," Gordon Johnston, program executive and lunar blogger at NASA Headquarters in Washington, said in a news release. "Set your alarm early and go out and take a look."The moon's three modifiers refer to a rare trifecta of phenomena. Wednesday's full moon is super as a result of the satellite's closest approach to Earth, the part of the moon's orbit known as its perigee. Because it is the second full moon during the month of January, the moon is a blue moon.Most significantly, the moon will pass through the shadow of the Earth. During the lunar eclips...
5 Delicious Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Make Your Morning Easier

5 Delicious Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Make Your Morning Easier

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Make-ahead breakfast ideas: Need I say more?With a little advance prep, you can take one big thing off your a.m. to-do list—and still eat a satisfying, wholesome, and delicious meal. Check out 5 of my favorites, below.RELATED: 5 New Breakfast SuperfoodsOvernight Tropical Buckwheat PuddingNever tried buckwheat? You can pick up this protein- and fiber-rich, and gluten-free seed (yep, like quinoa it's actually a seed) in the bulk section of the supermarket. (I recommend buying extra; buckwheat groats make a fantastic swap for rice as a side dish.)Serves: 4-61 cup buckwheat groats ($ 19 for a 4-pack, amazon.com)1 cup milk (dairy, nut or soy) or a milk-yogurt combination¼ cup chia seeds2 ripe bananas, sliced2 Tbsp. virgin coconut oilPinch of kosher salt1 tsp. vanilla extract, optionalRaw ho