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Jeff Bezos’ first flight with others on board blasts off from Texas

Jeff Bezos has blasted off on his space company’s first flight with people on board. He’s the second billionaire in just over a week to ride his own rocket.

Ingram Planetarium ready to unveil flight-to-space mural

The Ingram Planetarium will unveil its newest exhibit about the timeline of North Carolina's connections to airplane flight and space travel on Tuesday, July 20 at 10 a.m.

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.

Billionaire Blastoff: Rich riding own rockets into space

Two billionaires are putting everything on the line to ride their own rockets into space.

Vandenberg Air Force Base to be renamed Space Force Base

California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base will be renamed as a U.S. Space Force Base.

China gets a flying start on building its own space station

China launched the first module of a planned space station on Wednesday.

Elon Musk warns about the dangers of Mars misson

Elon Musk warns people will probably die at the start of Mars missions while announcing contest to fund carbon removal.

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

NASA's experimental Mars helicopter has taken flight.

SpaceX launches test rocket, breaks apart before landing

SpaceX has chalked up another failed landing for Starship, its prototype Mars rocket.

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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.