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Storms halt SpaceX’s first US national security space mission

Storms halt SpaceX’s first US national security space mission

SpaceX said its Falcon 9 rocket and payload, a roughly US$500 million GPS satellite built by Lockheed Martin Corp, were “in good health” and that it was now targeting a Saturday morning launch from Florida s Cape Canaveral.The cancellation, which followed two previous launch attempts this week that were scrubbed for technical reasons, came as thunderstorms […]

Wild storms kill at least 70 in India

Wild storms kill at least 70 in India

NEW DELHI – At least 70 people have been killed and over 100 injured after a fresh wave of violent sandstorms and thunderstorms battered India, officials said Monday. Winds of over 100 kilometres (62 miles) per hour struck parts of north, east and southern India late Sunday, uprooting trees, electricity pylons and damaging houses, officials […]