NASA unveils its first electric airplane - a work in progress

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NASA, most prominent for its many Florida-launched exploits into space, showcased an early version of its first all-electric experimental aircraft, the X-57 "Maxwell," on Friday at its lesser-known aeronautics lab in the California desert.

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This afternoon, a NASA spacecraft more than 200 million miles from Earth successfully touched the surface of an asteroid, in an..
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Osiris-Rex makes brief contact with asteroid Bennu in an effort to pick up rock samples.
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A Nasa spacecraft descended today toward the surface of an asteroid 320 million km away to collect a handful of rubble for return to Earth.The Osiris-Rex..
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The dramatic attempt to collect a sample is the centerpiece of an $800 million mission.
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This afternoon, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will grab a small sample of rocks from the surface of an asteroid named Bennu zooming through space more than 200..
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The emails warned Florida residents to "vote for Trump on Election Day or we will come after you."
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Elections supervisors say the hard-earned lessons of the 2000 presidential recount and other messes have taught them well. But the challenges are already..
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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pulling ahead of President Donald Trump — but it continues to be overwhelmingly close.
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The Biden campaign made what one pollster called "night and day difference" in its outreach to Hispanic voters in Florida, which lifted its support.
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Theme parks like Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood will have to wait until their counties reach the least restrictive "yellow" tier, according to the..
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VidCon, an annual convention focused on digital creators, is tentatively planning to return to Anaheim, California next summer if conditions allow, but..
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A United States Navy fighter jet crashed today in the Mojave Desert but its pilot safely ejected, the Navy said.The F/A-18E Super Hornet from Naval Air Station..
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The Compton Pledge guarantees cash payments between $300 and $600 to a group of 800 "pre-verified" residents each month for two years.
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After the Spencer Davis Group disbanded in 1969, Davis launched a brief solo career, moving to California, before he later became a record executive.
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