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Watch live: NASA streams second of three October spacewalks from ISS

Watch live: NASA streams second of three October spacewalks from ISS

Science
Oct. 9 (UPI) -- NASA TV is streaming the second of three October spacewalks on Tuesday morning. Coverage begins at 6:30 a.m. EDT, but the spacewalk won't commence until 8:05 a.m.Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik of NASA, who led last week's spacewalk -- the first of three -- will once again be joined by Flight Engineer Mark Vande Hei, also of NASA.For Bresnik, who will also lead the third spacewalk on Oct. 18, Tuesday's mission will be his fourth spacewalk. For Vande Hei, the spacewalk will be his second.Last week, the duo used their six hours outside the space station to replace one of the two Latching End Effectors on Canadarm2, the space station's robotic arm. One of the effector's mechanical latches stalled last month."They also accomplished a couple of get-ahead tasks, including r...
The Racing Club podcast – Saturday, October 7: Spotlight on Enable, Saturday tips and four to watch in the jumps season

The Racing Club podcast – Saturday, October 7: Spotlight on Enable, Saturday tips and four to watch in the jumps season

Sports
Saturday, October 7, 2017Lee McKenzie, Luke Elder and Geoffrey Riddle discuss the future of Superstar filly Enable and look ahead to the best of Saturday's action at Newmarket, Redcar and Ascot.talkSPORT's Mick Quinn tells us about his great hope of an Ascot Group 3 winner and trainer Dan Skelton looks back at a successful summer and ahead to the National Hunt campaign.Plus, author Grant Copson picks out some horses to look out for over the new jumps season.The Racing Club is live on talkSPORT2 every Saturday morning at 8amLet's block ads! (Why?)
Apple unveils 3 iPhone versions, Series 3 watch

Apple unveils 3 iPhone versions, Series 3 watch

Technology
2:50 p.m. The iPhone X is priced at $ 999. Preorders will begin on Oct. 27, and the phone will start shipping on Nov. 3. 2:44 p.m. The new Apple Watch, AirPods and iPhone X can be wirelessly charged with a new interface called AirPower, said Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing. It will be available next year. 2:41 p.m. The iPhone X's true depth camera will allow users to take selfies with portrait mode and comes with a portrait lighting feature as well. 2:40 p.m. The iPhone X will have the same camera updates as the iPhone 8 but will feature dual optical stabilization, Schiller said. 2:39 p.m. Apple worked with Snapchat to create face filters that closely track a user's face and expressions. 2:38 p.m. The iPhone X will have Animoji, animated emojis that mimi...
Watch massive asteroid fly safely by Earth

Watch massive asteroid fly safely by Earth

Science
Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Early Friday morning, Florence -- the largest near Earth asteroid yet discovered and tracked by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory -- will pass within 4,390,892 miles of Earth, approximately 18 times the distance between the Earth and the moon."While many known asteroids have passed by closer to Earth than Florence will on September 1, all of those were estimated to be smaller," said NASA scientist Paul Chodas.The flyby will be streamed live by the online observatory Slooh. Online viewers can watch as the massive space rock speeds by Earth.Slooh will point several of their dozens of telescopes at the asteroid, offering a live view of the speeding asteroid while their team of astronomers and planetary scientists offers commentary.According to Slooh, it's possible backyard ast...
Wear solar specs or make a viewer to safely watch eclipse

Wear solar specs or make a viewer to safely watch eclipse

Technology
Solar glasses are a must for safe viewing of Monday's total solar eclipse, the first to span coast to U.S. coast in 99 years. And parents beware: Eye doctors urge strict adult supervision for eclipse watchers under 16 years old. There should be absolutely no peeking without eclipse glasses or other certified filters except during the two minutes or so when the moon completely blots out the sun, called totality. That's the only time it's safe to view the eclipse without protection. When totality is ending, then it's time to put them back on. Totality means 100 percent of the sun is covered. That will occur only along a narrow strip stretching from Oregon, through the Midwestern plains, down to South Carolina. The rest of the U.S. gets a partial eclipse that extends into Canada and to the t...