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Watch live: Northrop Grumman to launch NASA's ICON satellite

Watch live: Northrop Grumman to launch NASA's ICON satellite

Science
Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Northrop Grumman will launch NASA's Ionospheric Connection Explorer satellite just after 3:00 a.m. EST on Wednesday aboard it's air-launched Pegasus XL rocket. Pegasus will be carried by and launch from Northrop Grumman's Stargazer L-1011 airplane from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The launch, which will be streamed live on NASA TV, carries the ICON satellite -- the 44th launch for Pegasus. NASA announced Tuesday that the weather forecast carries a 90 percent chance for favorable launch conditions. ICON will study the dynamic zone high in Earth's atmosphere where terrestrial weather meets space phenomena. The satellite will monitor the physics of near-Earth space and provide data for stopping its negative effects on technology and communications systems. ICON is based ...
What to watch out for during open enrollment

What to watch out for during open enrollment

Finance
It's open enrollment season, which for many workers, might not mean much. That's a costly misconception. Nearly half of all employees spend 30 minutes or less reviewing their benefits before enrolling, according to recent research by employee benefits provider Unum. The vast majority, or 93 percent, choose the same benefits year after year rather than making changes during the open enrollment period, according to a separate WorkForces report by Aflac. "The decisions you make during open enrollment season can have a financial impact on you for the enti...
Watch: Sadio Mane navigates box for hectic Liverpool goal

Watch: Sadio Mane navigates box for hectic Liverpool goal

Sports
Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Senegalese winger Sadio Mane managed to score while barely maintaining control of the ball inside the box in Liverpool's 4-1 against Cardiff City. The hectic score came on Saturday at Anfield. Mane received the ball in the top left corner of the back with his back to the goal. He was approached by one Cardiff City defender before he bounced into another. He somehow managed to keep the ball on his boot, splitting the defenders and getting free toward the near post. He finished the play off by blasting a left-footed shot into the far post netting, beating Neil Etheridge for Liverpool's second tally in the 66th minute. Mohamed Salah scored in the 10th minute for the Reds' first score and the only score of the first half. Mane's score gave the home squad a two-goal lead. Call...
Watch live: ULA to launch military comms satellite on Atlas V rocket

Watch live: ULA to launch military comms satellite on Atlas V rocket

Science
Oct. 16 (UPI) -- If weather permits, United Launch Alliance will launch the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite into space for the U.S. Air Force a little after midnight. AEHF-4 is scheduled to launch atop an Atlas V rocket early Wednesday morning from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The launch window opens at 12:15 a.m. EDT, with ULA giving the launch an 80 percent chance of happening on schedule. The rocket was rolled out to the launch pad Monday afternoon, preparing the 197-foot rocket for take-off. The Atlas V 551 variant will be used for the launch, ULA said, which includes a kerosene-fueled common core booster and five solid rocket motors strapped on, as well as the Centaur upper stage and five-meter-diameter payload fairing. The first three AEHF satellit...
Watch: Red Sox eliminate Yankees, advance to ALCS

Watch: Red Sox eliminate Yankees, advance to ALCS

Sports
Oct. 9 (UPI) -- The Boston Red Sox used a dominant pitching performance to eliminate the New York Yankees from the 2018 postseason on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium. Red Sox starter Rick Porcello allowed just four hits and one run in five innings of work. The Red Sox bullpen allowed just one hit over the final four innings to earn the 4-3 victory. Boston's Game 4 win completed a 3-1 series victory in the American League Division Series. J.D. Martinez put the Red Sox on the board with an RBI sacrifice fly in the top of the third inning. Ian Kinsler scored Steve Pearce on an RBI double later in the frame before Eduardo Nunez singled in Kinsler for a 3-0 Red Sox lead. Christian Vazquez's solo home run in the fourth inning gave Boston a 4-0 advantage. Brett Gardner plated the Yankees' first score ...