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Thursday, August 5, 2021


Wobble in moon’s orbit to bring surge in flooding to most US coastlines in 2030s: NASA study

Coastal communities in the United States, be forewarned. A "dramatic" surge in high-tide floods is just over a decade away in the US, according to NASA.

Astronauts install new solar panel outside the International Space Station

Astronauts are working to install another new solar panel outside the International Space Station.

High-altitude balloon likely white object spotted over eastern NC

Have you noticed a white dot high in the sky? Many have reported seeing a white object across eastern North Carolina over the last few days.

Mars helicopter aces 4th flight, gets extra month of flying

On its fifth flight in another week, the chopper will move to a new airfield on Mars, allowing the rover to start focusing on its own rock-sampling mission.

‘We have lift off!’: Brunswick County native commentates for live NASA space missions

A Bolivia native has an "out of the world" job.

Pink Supermoon to light up tonight’s sky

Take a look outside Monday evening and you can catch a glimpse of a pink supermoon.

NASA’s Mars helicopter takes flight, 1st for another planet

NASA's experimental Mars helicopter has taken flight.

SpaceX picked for moonwalkers, on verge of 3rd crew launch

Friday's announcement came just a few hours after SpaceX's most international crew of astronauts arrived at Florida's Kennedy Space Center for a liftoff next week.

US, China consulted on safety as their crafts headed to Mars

U.S. law bans almost all contacts between NASA and China over concerns about technology theft and the secretive, military-backed nature of China’s space program. Exceptions can be made if NASA can ensure information is safeguarded.

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Governor Cooper appoints new general counsel

Fletcher replaces William McKinney, who served as the Governor’s Legal Counsel from January 2017 until July 2021 and has returned to private practice.

‘Christmas in Harmony’ filming next week

Even though it's the dog days of August, a new movie production is making the Cape Fear think about the yuletide season.

‘American Idol’ to hold virtual auditions for NC, SC on Friday

You must be a legal U.S. resident born on or between June 2, 1992 and September 15, 2006 to participate this season.

‘There are only so many beds’: COVID-19 surge hits hospitals

Florida hospitals slammed with COVID-19 patients are suspending elective surgeries and putting beds in conference rooms, an auditorium and a cafeteria.