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SpaceX plans Starlink broadband satellite launch Sunday morning

SpaceX plans Starlink broadband satellite launch Sunday morning

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ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- SpaceX plans to launch its 14th group of about 60 satellites from Florida on Sunday morning for the company's Starlink broadband network, which is approaching a full-scale public trial period. Liftoff is scheduled for 8:25 a.m. EDT aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center. Advertisement The launch would boost the number of satellites in orbit to nearly 800. After the previous Starlink launch Oct. 6, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the launch would soon allow it to "roll out a fairly wide public" test in the northern United States and "hopefully" in southern Canada. "Other countries to follow as soon as we receive regulatory approval," Musk wrote. The company said emergency responders in northern Washington State had u...
Oasis: The ‘unsolvable conundrum’ of (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? after 25 years

Oasis: The ‘unsolvable conundrum’ of (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? after 25 years

Entertainment
If you were a fan of Britpop and indie in the 1990s, chances are you'll have a record in your collection bearing the "a Microdot design" accreditation.Those words adorn millions of instantly recognisable music sleeves around the world - including one that would go on to become the best-selling album of that era in the UK. Released on 2 October 1995, (What's The Story) Morning Glory? transformed Oasis from huge indie stars to the biggest band on the planet. Image: Noel and Liam Gallagher pictured in 1995, the year the album was released Image: The Microdot Boutique, in the Lake District, has a plethora of Oasis memorabilia Twenty-five years on, and people are still fascinated wi...
ULA plans to launch U.S. spy satellite Thursday morning

ULA plans to launch U.S. spy satellite Thursday morning

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ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- One of the most powerful rockets in service is scheduled to carry a classified spy satellite for the U.S. Department of Defense aloft from Florida before dawn Thursday. United Launch Alliance plans to send the satellite into space at 2:12 a.m. EDT aboard the company's Delta IV Heavy, a triple-engine launcher that creates a collective 2.2 million pounds of thrust. Advertisement That compares to SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, the most powerful of today's rockets, with 3.4 million pounds of thrust at liftoff. The ULA mission is to liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Complex 37B. A 20 percent chance of stormy weather that could delay the launch exists, according to a U.S. Space Force forecast. In case of delay, the launch could come early Friday or Saturday...
Coronavirus: Mulan and The Morning Show among delayed projects

Coronavirus: Mulan and The Morning Show among delayed projects

Entertainment
Coronavirus has badly damaged the entertainment industry - with films, concerts, TV shows and theatre performances postponed or cancelled.Disney's Mulan became the latest major film release to be delayed, following Fast & Furious 9, A Quiet Place 2 and the James Bond film No Time To Die.Broadway shows have shut down, while many TV shows have suspended filming.Theme parks have also been affected - with Disneyland shutting down all of its attractions.Here's a round-up of some of the latest entertainment events to announce delays or cancellations: The live-action remake of Mulan was set to be one of the biggest film releases of the year.Until Thursday evening, Disney appeared to be holding firm ...