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by | September 20, 2018 | 11:30

Musk tweeted that "Yusaku will be bringing eight (brave) artists and cultural figures with him on the journey around the moon ". The goal of the mission, which Maezawa calls #dearMoon , is to help spur the creation of great art that will inspire the whole of humanity, he said last night at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne , California , during a news conference with SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk .

by | September 19, 2018 | 06:48

In Lumberton, North Carolina - a city submerged by Hurricane Matthew in 2016 - residents were bracing for disaster as the Lumber River seeps through a patched-up gap in the levee system. "Every time we check the data, check the numbers, we're finding that many have been resolved and many new ones are coming in", city engineer Mike Davis said.

by | September 18, 2018 | 23:49

The forecast track remains largely unchanged, with a likely-landfall forecast to occur between the South Carolina-North Carolina state line and Morehead City, North Carolina early Friday morning. US President Donald Trump said the "storm looks very bad" and urged people to take precautions. Two storms, Harvey and Irma, killed more than 140 people in the southeast and caused hundreds of billions of dollars in damages.

by | September 18, 2018 | 12:09

A NASA satellite created to precisely measure changes in Earth's ice sheets, glaciers, sea ice and vegetation was launched into orbit from California early Saturday. According to the Verge, it will pass over the same position on the planet every 91 days, which will allow program scientists to observe how the polar ice sheets are changing over time.

by | September 18, 2018 | 10:16

Given that this new BFR rocket , as it's dubbed, has yet to be built, the flight presumably is at least a few years off. Musk also used the announcement to announce some changes to the BFR design, focused on the upper stage, or spaceship, portion.

by | September 18, 2018 | 06:42

I could not pass up the opportunity to see the moon". "At the same time, I did not want to have such a fantastic experience by myself". Maezawa said that he plans to invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people on the week-long journey.

by | September 18, 2018 | 05:30

Officials in SC are reporting that three people have died in connection with Hurricane Florence . After looking at an analysis of expected rainfall, flooding and the effects of Hurricane Matthew, which hit SC as a Category 1 storm in 2016, officials determined that the Pee Dee River basin could flood, swelling rivers that would overtake a number of bridges on major routes, as early as Monday night.

by | September 18, 2018 | 00:47

Authorities say a 1-year-old North Carolina boy is missing after being swept from his mother's arms by floodwaters. "The Cape Fear, Lumber, Neuse, Yadkin, and portions of the Rocky River and the South Fork of the Catawba River, are still rising, and not expected to crest until later today, or tomorrow".

by | September 17, 2018 | 22:30

Xie reaffirmed China's commitment to the goal set forth in the Paris Agreement by making tangible contributions to the global fight against climate change . Salesforce recently opened a 61-story office tower in San Francisco that it says relies on clean energy to operate. Outside the conference, hundreds of protesters claimed Brown could do more in California, and about a dozen briefly interrupted Bloomberg's speech with chants that the land and air were not for sale.

by | September 17, 2018 | 22:16

He urged motorists not to travel east of I-95 or south of U.S. Highway 70. "Turn around", the advisory said. "The only difference is, back then it was within 14 days", he said. Matt Lineberry looks out the door of his home surrounded by flood waters on Saturday after Hurricane Florence passed through the area in Southport, North Carolina.

by | September 17, 2018 | 21:02

Coast Guard. A slow westward to west-southwestward motion is expected Friday night and Saturday. The East Coast isn't the only area facing the brunt of a storm . Hurricane Katrina (2005) is a prime example of this devastation. Home Depot and Lowes activated emergency response centers to get generators, trash bags and bottled water to stores before and after the storm.

by | September 17, 2018 | 20:44

A 5 a.m. update from the National Hurricane Center announced that storm surge warnings and hurricane warnings are in effect along the coastlines of North and SC, as life-threatening waves barrel toward the shores. In Jacksonville, North Carolina, officials had rescued more than 60 people overnight from a hotel that was collapsing in the storm. "People do not live and survive to tell the tale about what their experience is like with storm surge", Long said.

by | September 17, 2018 | 16:31

More than 900 people were rescued from rising floodwaters and 15,000 remained in shelters in the state, Cooper said. A day after Florence blew ashore in North Carolina with 144km/h winds, the death toll from the hurricane-turned-tropical storm sits at at least 13.

by | September 17, 2018 | 12:52

Also of concern is the sprawling Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Virginia and Marine Corps bases at Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point in North Carolina and at Parris Island in SC. Emergency officials warned residents that the peril had probably not passed, as the storm continued to dump torrential rain. That's enough to fill the Chesapeake Bay or cover the entire state of Texas with almost 4 inches (10 centimeters) of water, he calculated.

by | September 17, 2018 | 06:48

However, The Union of Concerned Scientists, a science-oriented public policy organization, is concerned about the Brunswick plant's ability to withstand the storm, because of what the group says is a lack of publicly available information about the plant's readiness.

by | September 17, 2018 | 03:16

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper told a news conference that the "historic" hurricane would unleash rains and floods that would inundate nearly the entire state in several feet of water. Sixty-one shelters have opened in SC - 12 designated for evacuees with special medical needs - able to accommodate more than 31,000 additional people.

by | September 16, 2018 | 23:31

At least four people were killed. Emergency crews rescued hundreds of stranded people on Friday as Hurricane Florence pounded the US East Coast with driving rain, howling winds and unsafe storm surge. Other communities got well over a foot. In Washington, North Carolina, the wind-swept Pamlico River has risen beyond its banks and is flooding entire neighborhoods.

by | September 16, 2018 | 20:30

Parts of the Carolinas could see 50 cm to 76 cm, with isolated areas getting 101 cm, over seven days along the coast. The National Weather Service said 5.25 million people live in areas under hurricane warnings or watches, and 4.9 million live in places covered by tropical storm warnings or watches.

by | September 16, 2018 | 19:41

By early afternoon, Florence's winds had weakened to 75 miles per hour, just barely a hurricane and well below the storm's terrifying Category 4 peak of 140 miles per hour earlier in the week. North Carolina Governor, Roy Cooper, delivered a message to his state this morning. The hurricane came ashore early Friday, pounding the state with torrential rain and high winds.

by | September 16, 2018 | 14:38

The Florence center is crawling inland over SC, but its main rain bands are hitting already-saturated North Carolina - setting up what may be days of flooding for some communities. With flood waters advancing rapidly in many communities, stranded people were being rescued by boat and by helicopter, while tens of thousands of others hunkered down in shelters.

by | September 16, 2018 | 10:23

Hurricane-force winds extend up to 80 miles from the centre, and tropical storm effects reach 195 miles, The Independent reported.now less than 100 miles from Wilmington, North Carolina , the "meandering" Florence has been described as a "horrific nightmare storm" because meteorologists can not pinpoint where it will strike.

by | September 16, 2018 | 10:25

Emergency workers went door to door urging people to flee Florence's rising floodwaters Saturday and rescuers used inflatable boats to pluck others from homes already submerged as the storm's epic deluge swelled rivers and creeks across the Carolinas.

by | September 16, 2018 | 07:29

It was downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane before coming ashore near Wrightsville Beach close to Wilmington, North Carolina, last Friday. Its surge could cover all but a sliver of the Carolina coast under as much as 11 feet (3.4 meters) of ocean water, and days of downpours could unload more than 3 feet (0.9 meters) of rain, touching off severe flooding.

by | September 16, 2018 | 06:42

Alexander Gerst/ESA/NASA via AP This image provided by NASA shows Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. 14", NASA wrote within the description of the video. "The National Hurricane Center forecasts additional strengthening for Florence before it reaches the coastline of North Carolina and SC early Friday, Sept.

by | September 16, 2018 | 05:32

The centre urges people within the affected areas to take all necessary actions to protect life and property from rising water and the potential for other unsafe conditions. Accuweather reported that its meteorologists "believe that the hurricane will stall and meander near the Carolina coast from Thursday night to Saturday".