Vikings' Reiff, Rudolph listed as doubtful against Bengals
"Potentially Hazardous" Asteroid 3200 Phaethon Back Again, But Don't Worry
Union Cabinet clears Bill to criminalize instant #TripleTalaq
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Net Neutrality Repeal Stirs Passions on Both Sides
SpaceX to send a Tesla Roadster into outer space
04 December 2017, 01:54 | Ross Houston
Elon Musk plans to send a sports car to Mars on its Falcon Heavy rocket
"'Falcon Heavy" to launch next month from "Apollo 11' pad at the Cape [Cape Canaveral, Florida]".
When Falcon Heavy lifts off in 2017, it will be the most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor of two. Saudi Arabia also announced a $1bn investment in Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic, The Spaceship Company and Virgin Orbit with the aim of creating a space-centric entertainment industry. The Falcon Heavy rocket features 27 Merlin engines and boasts at least double the thrust of any other rocket on the market.
Musk uncovered that the payload inside the rocket would be his own particular Tesla Roadster (in midnight cherry shading, no less) which dispatch while playing Space Oddity by David Bowie.
The rocket's triumvirate of boosters give Falcon Heavy substantially more thrust than Falcon 9 though, allowing the larger rocket to carry more than 140,000lb into lower Earth orbit and 37,000lb to Mars.
In the meantime, the Falcon Heavy is meant to boost the amount of cargo SpaceX can take into space for its customers. It was originally supposed to be launched in 2013 or 2014; however, it is now scheduled for January 2018 launch.
Google Has A New App To Help You Save Mobile Data
See your usage on an hourly, daily, weekly or monthly basis and get personalized recommendations for how you can save more. The app also has a Data Saver bubble feature that blocks data use from background apps, except for the active ones.
Penn State, Washington to meet in Fiesta Bowl
They earned the final New Years Six bowl bid by virtue of finishing No. 11 in the College Football Playoff rankings. The Nittany Lions are 2-0 all time against Washington, but haven't faced the Huskies since the 1983 Aloha Bowl.
Francis Ngannou Knocks Out Overeem And Wants Title Shot
As a result of last night's emphatic victory, it seems all but certain that Ngannou will fight the champ, Stipe Miocic , next. But, Miocic wrestled at a higher level in college (NCAA Division 1 vs.NJCAA), and he also has very, very, unsafe hands.
It has said that reused rockets will be a part of the maiden launch of the Falcon Heavy, which is essentially three Falcon 9 rockets, the company's current workhorse, strapped together.
The rocket will be capable of lifting more than 54 metric tons, which is equal to a 737 jetliner full of fuel, luggage, crew, and passengers. As if bringing humans to the Red Planet were not hard enough, he has now announced he wants to send his Tesla sports vehicle too.
US, China held rare security meeting after North Korea launch
Previous U.S. administrations have failed to stop North Korea from developing nuclear weapons and a sophisticated missile program. The missile was North Korea's highest launch and had the longest projected reach of any missile they have ever fired .
Chiefs vs. Jets: Marcus Peters leaves game in fourth quarter
DE Mo Wilkerson and DE Leonard Williams split a sack and LB Jordan Jenkins got one of his own at the end of the second quarter. In an identical situation to last week, the Jets had a first and goal at the one yard line late in the first quarter.
Ending the weekend with warm and cloudy conditions
Sunday: Expect a mostly sunny to partly cloudy and mild day with a light breeze and afternoon temperatures in the low to mid 70s. Still on the chilly side across Scotland, northern and far eastern England - where temperatures will reach 6-9C at best.
Aaron Jones expected to play against Buccaneers
Green Bay finished with only 77 net yards passing, with Hundley going 13-of-22 for 84 yards with an interception. Winston, in his return from a shoulder injury, went 21-of-32 for 270 yards and two touchdowns.