Many people don't even know who he is, and now he has a bigger voice. He said the only question now is whether the collusion that took place "constituted criminally liable conspiracy". In his letter McRaven also directly criticized President Trump saying "through your actions, you have embarrassed us in the eyes of our children, humiliated us on the world stage and, worst of all, divided us as a nation".
Since the Earth passes through that trail of comet detritus every year, we get a pretty little show. Viewing here in West Michigan appears to be fair to good as of this writing. Be aware of your surroundings and terrain when going into dark areas. But try one of the local parks . It will take 30 minutes for your eyes to adjust to the night sky.
Viewing will be enhanced by the fact that the moon will not be present. "The moonless sky this year means the viewing will be excellent", says Diana Hannikaine, Observing Editor with Sky & Telescope magazine. Saturn and Mars will also be in view until about 2 a.m. and 4 a.m., respectively. Note that if the skies are too cloudy or if it's raining, the event will be cancelled.
Nestled atop a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy - one of the world's most powerful rockets - with a third stage added, Parker Solar Probe will blast off toward the Sun with a whopping 55 times more energy than is required to reach Mars.
This month, our skies will be lit up with yet another celestial spectacle: the Perseid meteor shower , the shower NASA calls the 'best of the year' . But "Earthgrazer" meteors, which skim Earth's atmosphere and showcase long, blazing tails, are visible earlier when the radiant is low above the horizon.
For the past seven years, NASA astronauts have hitched rides to the orbiting outpost on Russia's Soyuz spacecraft - at a cost of some US$80 million a seat. "It's absolutely the opportunity of a lifetime", Mann, a Marine Corps lieutenant who joined NASA in 2013, said during the announcement. Of the four crews named , two will launch test flight missions and two crews will launch to the International Space Station where they will live and work in space before returning to Earth in the crew ...
The last time Mars got this close to Earth was on August 27, 2003, when it was a bit closer - 34,646,418 miles away. The local stargazers are invited for a camp to witness the Red Planet from 7 pm to 10 pm tonight at the Colombo Campus grounds.
The moon travels to a similar position every month, but the tilt of its orbit means it normally passes above or below the Earth's shadow - so most months we have a full moon without an eclipse. "But Christians should nurture that expectation without needing to look to blood moons and the like". The total lunar eclipse, which turns the moon blood-red, has particularly been a source of dread and panic for people who did not comprehend the circumstances that led to this "strange" phenomenon.
For greater detail, a spacecraft is needed. Using the 4-meter Víctor Blanco Telescope in Chile, the team really hit the moon jackpot. They realized they could observe Jupiter at the same time. Researchers have proposed naming the " oddball " Valetudo , after the Roman goddess of health and hygiene. Most moons, including Earth's, have prograde orbits.
It has been a mostly stationary storm so far, with sustained maximum wind speeds close to 45 mph extending at least 60 miles from the center. The storm is expected to generate high surf and risky rip currents from North Carolina to ME, according to The Weather Channel .
Martin and St. Barts. The storm still had maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour (75 kph) late Sunday afternoon. The National Hurricane Centre warned storm Beryl was expected to produce up to three inches of rain through Monday in the souther Leeward and northern Windward Islands.
Andrew Wheeler , the former deputy EPA administrator, is unlikely to shift the agency's course as he steps into his new role as acting chief. "We have made tremendous progress and the future of the EPA is very bright", Trump wrote . Trump hired them in the first place. "But Mr. Pruitt's brazen abuse of his position for his own personal gain has been absolutely astounding, rivaled only by the silence of far too many in Congress and in the White House who allowed Mr.
Mike Lee, a close ally and, like himself, a former Supreme Court law clerk. Reuters Graphics looked at how Kennedy and other judges ruled on major cases in the 2017-2018 term . The often raw and unfiltered messages sent out from the Trump White House strike a stark contrast with the more controlled and traditional messaging strategies used by previous administration's.