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A NASA satellite orbiting the Moon has found India’s Vikram lander which crashed on the lunar surface in September, the United States space agency said on Monday. NASA released an image taken by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) that showed the site of the spacecraft’s impact (September 6 in India and September 7 in the …

At one point, Kirsten Gillibrand looked on paper like a legitimate, if not formidable, presidential candidate — but her campaign never took flight. | Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images On Tuesday night, Kirsten Gillibrand gathered her family and her campaign manager, Jess Fassler, at her home in Troy, N.Y. for a reality check. The New York senator …

“Search and rescue personnel are on scene and the status of the pilot is currently unknown,” Lt. Cmdr. Lydia Bock, a spokesperson for the Joint Strike Fighter Wing, said in a statement. “The cause of the crash is currently under investigation,” Bock added. The F/A-18 had been assigned to the ‘Vigilantes’ of Strike Fighter Squadron …

The pilot who died when his helicopter crash-landed on top of a New York City building was not licensed to fly in foul weather, the Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday. Timothy McCormack did not have the required certificate that would have allowed him to legally fly when the visibility was less than 3 miles and …