SpaceX set for Transporter-3 launch, sonic boom Cape Canaveral landing

Space is important to us and that’s why we’re working to bring you top coverage of the industry and Florida launches. Journalism like this takes time and resources. Please support it with a subscription here. — SpaceX is set to host its next Space Coast launch Thursday and residents should be prepared for what comes after: sonic booms generated by … Read more

a violent fire completely destroys the National Assembly in Cape Town

A plume of smoke rises above the Houses of Parliament behind St. George’s Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa, Sunday January 2, 2022. JEROME DELAY / AP No casualties, but considerable damage. In Cape Town, the enclosure of the National Assembly, where the South African deputies sit, was completely destroyed in a violent fire which … Read more

NASA is preparing to build new rocket launch site at Cape Canaveral for SpaceX’s Starship

NASA is preparing to build new rocket launch site at Cape Canaveral for SpaceX’s Starship and Super Heavy spacecraft SpaceX has requested NASA conducted an  environmental assessments of its Launch Complex 49 at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida The request is so SpaceX can build a new Starship launch pad at the site Elon … Read more

ULA launches Atlas V from Cape, making way for SpaceX to fly this week

Space is important to us and that’s why we’re working to bring you top coverage of the industry and Florida launches. Journalism like this takes time and resources. Please support it with a subscription here. — The most powerful variant of an Atlas V rocket shot off its Cape Canaveral pad like a laser beam early Tuesday, taking … Read more

businessman Alex Saab extradited to the United States from Cape Verde

In the streets of Caracas, posters of support for Alex Saab, September 9, 2021. ARIANA CUBILLOS / AP Alex Saab, a Colombian businessman close to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and accused of money laundering, was extradited on Saturday October 16 to the United States from Cape Verde where he had been arrested, reported to Agence … Read more

Cape Verde authorizes the extradition to the United States of Alex Saab, alleged figurehead of Maduro | International

An image of businessman Alex Saab superimposed on one of Nicolás Maduro, president of Venezuela.Jhonn Zerpa / Prensa Miraflores / dp / Europa Press The legal struggle over the extradition of Colombian businessman Alex Saab has reached a dead end. The Constitutional Court of Cape Verde, where he has been imprisoned since June 12, 2020, … Read more

Field biologists and NASA planes to map biodiversity in South Africa’s Greater Cape Floristic Region

A protea shrub growing amongst reeds and dozens of other plant species in South Africa’s Greater Cape Floristic Region. Credit: Adam Wilson The region includes two Global Biodiversity Hotspots; the project will document the distribution and function of species and ecosystems Release Date: July 8, 2021 BUFFALO, N.Y. — Scientists from the U.S. and South … Read more