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NASA eyeing another attempted launch for Artemis I moon mission in 2 weeks

NASA eyeing another attempted launch for Artemis I moon mission in 2 weeks

Sept. 8 (UPI) -- NASA said on Thursday that after two failed attempts last week, the next launch attempt for the first Artemis moon mission and first flight of the massive SLS rocket is at least two weeks away. The first attempt on Aug. 29 was canceled due to a fuel leak and a bad sensor on one of the main engines. The next, last Saturday, was scrubbed again due to a fuel leak. In a briefing Thursday, the space agency said it's shooting for the next attempt on Sept. 23. If that doesn't work, there's also a window on Sept. 27. NASA Associate Director Jim Free said those dates were chosen because they don't conflict with other activities at the Kennedy Space Center on those days. Free and NASA officials Mike Bolger and John Blevins stressed during the briefing Thursday that the type of hyd...

Transfer news LIVE: Liverpool ‘must sign defender to win title’, West Ham braced for Chelsea Declan Rice bid, Man City eyeing Sergio Ramos

[unable to retrieve full-text content] rounds up all the latest transfer news and biggest football gossip with the January window open… HEADLINES Premier League done deals: Every completed transfer in the 2021 January window Rio Ferdinand urges Manchester United to sign Jack Grealish and admits he doesn’t care if Paul Pogba leaves Red Devils Liverpool’s Premier League title defence […] talkSPORT
Report: Japan eyeing SM-6 missiles for defense program

Report: Japan eyeing SM-6 missiles for defense program

Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Japan may add SM-6 missiles to the country's future ground-based defense system to intercept missiles, Yomiuri Shimbun reported.The SM-6 missiles would be in addition to SM-3 Block 2A missiles for defense against ballistic missiles, the Japan News, a Yomiuri Simbun publication, reported. It's all part of the planned Aegis Ashore system, a product of Maryland-based Lockheed Martin.Chinese bombers flying near Japan have prompted to government to protect the island from cruise missiles, a number of government sources told the newspaper.The Japanese government hopes to get two Aegis Ashore systems online in the next six years. The systems' SM-3 Block IIA missiles are a joint project between Japan and the United States. They would compliment the SM-6 missiles by protecting the ...