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IMAGE: Three small CubeSats will be placed into low-Earth orbit where they will demonstrate how satellites might track and communicate with each other, setting the stage for swarms of thousands… view more  Credit: Carnegie Mellon University PITTSBURGH–A NASA mission slated for launch on Friday will place three tiny satellites into low-Earth orbit, where they will demonstrate …

MISSION HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Health care workers on the job during the holidays are working desperately to save patients with COVID-19. Providence Holy Cross Hospital in Mission Hills, located in the hard hit northeast San Fernando Valley, has seen the number of COVID-19 patients quadruple since the beginning of November. “It’s frustrating when …

Entrepreneurial space companies could further upend any competition between NASA and China. By the time that NASA or Chinese astronauts reach the moon, Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of SpaceX, says he will be sending people to Mars. Even if Mr. Musk’s pronouncements turn out to be too optimistic, the future of space exploration may …

A rescue mission has turned into a recovery effort for two people missing following a power plant collapse in Adams County on Wednesday, according to the Adams County Sheriff’s Office. The collapse took place around 9 a.m. at the site of the former Killen Generating Station along U.S. 52.Officials said the building was in the …

On Friday, Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) made a gift of $5,000 to the Salvation Army to support the purchase of turkeys for their holiday meal program at the Salvation Army’s Turkey Drop at Max Casino in Carson City. Dee Tison, a nurse leader at Carson Tahoe, took action after learning that the Salvation Army was …

What is the OSIRIS-REX mission? On Tuesday, a NASA spacecraft, OSIRIS-REX, will attempt to briefly touch an asteroid, Bennu, and suck up some rocks and dirt. If it succeeds, it will bring those materials back to Earth for closer study, potentially unlocking secrets to what the solar system was like when it first formed 4.5 …

A rendering of the Residences at RiNo, a 397-unit apartment complex being built at 4290 Brighton Blvd. (Courtesy of Hines/Cresset) The fate of its project proposed for the Carmen Court site remains unclear, but Hines is moving forward with a different development in Denver. The Houston-based developer said this week that it and Chicago-based partner …

SAN XAVIER, Ariz. (KVOA) – The San Xavier Mission School received 22,000 dollars in donations from the community. As some students head back into the classroom, others are still remote learning. The problem, resources and accessibility to technology aren’t equal across the board. Jacqueline Kroskov, an 8th-grade teacher at San Xavier Mission School, said when …

NASA said Tuesday that astronaut Jeanette Epps will launch aboard Boeing’s new CST-100 Starliner spaceship in 2021. Epps has not yet flown to space, but the Starliner-1 mission could make her the first Black person to live and work aboard the International Space Station for months at a time. NASA previously selected Epps for a …

SANTA MARIA, Calif. — Mission Hope Cancer Center continues to be on the cutting edge of providing advanced treatment for its patients, especially those battling breast cancer. “It’s an exciting time with breast cancer treatment,” said Dr. Ben Wilkinson, MD, FACRO. “We now know that there are certain parts of the body that we need …