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SpaceX launch of robotic arm to space station reset for Sunday

Aug. 28 (UPI) — Launch of a SpaceX rocket from Florida carrying part of a robot that could help perform routine tasks for astronauts on the International Space...

Boeing will try again to reach space station with Starliner capsule

ORLANDO, Fla., July 29 (UPI) — NASA’s effort to commercialize its space program and Boeing’s long-standing leadership role in aerospace are due for a...

SpaceX plans to launch 88 satellites in rideshare mission

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches NASA’s second crew to the International Space Station at 5:49 a.m. Friday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo by Joe...

Major stock indexes end the week up amid AMC roller coaster

May 28 (UPI) — The major U.S. indexes closed with gains for the day and week Friday after shares of AMC fluctuated, rising by as high as 38% at one point but...

Disneyland, California Adventure reopen for first time in more than a year

April 30 (UPI) — Disneyland and the California Adventure theme park reopen on Friday after they have been closed for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion American Jobs Plan aims to rebuild infrastructure, reshape economy, shift to green energy

March 31 (UPI) — President Joe Biden will outline his $2 trillion infrastructure plan on Wednesday, but the White House has unveiled key details of the plan...

Kentucky firm plans orbital mini space station in two years

The International Space Station is photographed by Expedition 56 crew members from a Soyuz spacecraft after undocking on October 4, 2018. NASA astronauts Andrew Feustel...

Markets finish worst week since October

Jan. 29 (UPI) — The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more than 2% by the close of trade Friday, closing out the worst week for the index since October. All three...

U.S. warships travel Taiwan Strait; China warns against show of force

Dec. 31 (UPI) — For the second time this month, U.S. warships on Thursday sailed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, prompting China to denounce the...

BAE Systems wins $3.2B contract for British munitions

Nov. 30 (UPI) — BAE Systems was awarded a $3.2 billion munitions contract for Britain’s Next Generation Munitions Solution program, the defense ministry...

Keel is laid for future littoral combat ship USS Santa Barbara

Oct. 30 (UPI) — The keel of the future Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Santa Barbara was ceremonially laid at the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala.,...

New Army field manual recommends midday naps

Oct. 1 (UPI) — The Army released a new field manual Thursday that officially embraces midday naps to help improve performance. The new guide focuses on individual...