NASA Administrator Bill Nelson announced Monday Charity Weeden will serve as associate administrator for the agency’s Office of Technology, Policy, and Strategy (OTPS), effective immediately. Weeden succeeds Bhavya Lal, who left the agency in July, and Ellen Gertsen, who had been serving as the office’s acting leader since then.
After years of anticipation and hard work by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification and Security – Regolith Explorer) team, a capsule of rocks and dust collected from asteroid Bennu finally is on Earth. It landed at 8:52 a.m. MDT (10:52 a.m. EDT) on Sunday, in a targeted area of the Department of Defense’s Utah Test and Training Range near Salt Lake City.
An international crew of four representing four countries is in orbit following a successful launch to the International Space Station at 3:27 am EDT Saturday, Aug. 26, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The agency’s SpaceX Crew-7 mission is the seventh commercial crew rotation mission for NASA.
MINNEAPOLIS— The Cedar Lake Road bridge, which spans the BNSF rail line near Morgan Avenue South in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood, has reopened today.
Forests and trees capture and store carbon, making them an effective natural climate solution. Forests also clean the air that we breathe, improve water quality, enhance biodiversity, restore vital habitats and help cool our urban centres.
Applications are now open for the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s (MDA) Soil Health Financial Assistance Grants.
CNN has launched CNN Fast, a new free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channel that offers a way to watch a range of quick-paced, internationally focused CNN content in London today.
Warner Bros. Discovery today announced WBD Stream, a new, digital video offering available to advertisers in the 2023-24 Upfront.
MINNEAPOLIS— The first spring farmers markets have opened, kicking off the 2023 season. The Minneapolis Farmers Market and the Farmers Market Annex opened April 29 with the Midtown Farmers Market and Mill City Farmers Market following May 6.
Vikings leadership has said multiple times they envision Justin Jefferson being with Minnesota for the long haul.
A federal jury convicted three former executives of Outcome Health, a Chicago-based health technology start-up company, for their roles in a fraud scheme that targeted the company’s clients, lenders, and investors and involved approximately $1 billion in fraudulently obtained funds.
A NASA instrument to provide unprecedented resolution of monitoring major air pollutants – down to four square miles — lifted off on its way to geostationary orbit at 12:30 a.m. EDT Friday, April 6.
A federal jury convicted a Tennessee nurse practitioner last week for illegally prescribing opioids—including oxycodone and fentanyl—from his medical practice.
A federal grand jury in Jacksonville, Florida, returned an indictment yesterday charging a Florida woman with aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns, filing a false tax return and failing to file a tax return.
The cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul are lifting Winter Parking Restrictions effective 8 a.m. tomorrow, March 29.
The Canadian National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls highlighted the underlying systemic causes Monday of ongoing violence against Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people.