In a live video call from the Oval Office to the International Space Station, President Trump congratulated U.S. astronaut Peggy Whitson Monday on her record-setting 534th day in space and urged students watching nationwide to prepare for a mission to Mars.
When an Icelander arrives at an office building and sees “Solarfri” posted, they need no further explanation for the empty premises: The word means “when staff get an unexpected afternoon off to enjoy good weather.”
President Trump’s first 90 days in office came and went Thursday without the White House unveiling a comprehensive cybersecurity plan as repeatedly promised, raising questions about the nation’s ability to defend against potentially crippling cyberattacks.
Decades’ worth of man-made junk is cluttering up Earth’s orbit, posing a threat to spaceflight and the satellites we rely on for weather reports, air travel and global communications.
A Soyuz space capsule blasted off Thursday for the International Space Station, carrying an American astronaut making his first space flight and a veteran Russian cosmonaut.