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NASA spacecraft sent asteroid rubble flying in sample grab

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA’s Osiris-Rex spacecraft crushed rocks and sent rubble flying as it briefly touched an asteroid, a strong indication that samples were collected for return to Earth, officials said Wednesday.

Touch-and-go: .U.S spacecraft sampling asteroid for return

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – After almost two years circling an ancient asteroid hundreds of millions of miles away, a NASA spacecraft this week will attempt to descend to the treacherous, boulder-packed surface and snatch a handful of rubble.

NASA moon-landing tech hitches ride to space on Bezos rocket

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space company launched a New Shepard rocket for a seventh time from a remote corner of Texas on Tuesday, testing new lunar-landing technology for NASA that could help put astronauts back on the moon.

Bleak outlook without stimulus: More layoffs, anemic growth

President Donald Trump's move Tuesday to cut off talks on another government aid package will further weaken an economy straining to recover from an epic collapse, economists say, and deepen the hardships for jobless Americans and struggling businesses.

Around the Remote: Ethan Hawke takes on role of legendary abolitionist John Brown

“The Good Lord Bird” – Ethan Hawke shines in this rollicking seven-part limited series based on James McBride’s 2013 National Book Award winner. Hawke plays legendary abolitionist John Brown in a story told, with humor and imagination from the point-of-view of a fictional, cross-dressing slave boy nicknamed “Onion”.

Boeing to combine production of 787 jet in South Carolina

Boeing said Thursday it will shut down the original assembly line for its two-aisle 787 jetliner near Seattle and consolidate the plane's production in South Carolina as the airline industry tries to weather the global pandemic.

FAA chief tests changes to Boeing’s grounded 737 Max

The head of the Federal Aviation Administration began a test flight of Boeing’s revamped 737 Max jetliner on Wednesday as his agency considers whether to allow the plane to return to flight after two deadly crashes.

Unfriendly skies: Airline workers brace for mass layoffs

With air travel down about 70% from last year because of the pandemic, many carriers including United and American say they’ll be forced to cut tens of thousands of jobs beginning this week without additional government aid. 

Lufthansa to try out pre-flight corona tests on routes to U.S.

FRANKFURT, Germany — German airline Lufthansa says it will test the practice of offering on-the-spot coronavirus tests before boarding intercontinental flights in an attempt to find a way to get long-haul passengers flying again.