Hurricane Ian hits Cuba as Category 3 storm

Hurricane Ian made landfall in western Cuba early Tuesday, with the storm prompting mass evacuations and fears it will bring widespread destruction as it heads for the US state of Florida. “Ian is already over Cuban territory,” said a forecaster from the country’s Institute of Meteorology in a special broadcast on state television. “The outer … Read more

5 things to know for September 26: Hurricane Ian, Ukraine, NASA, Energy bills, Italy

CNN — If a hurricane is headed your way, don’t panic. There are many steps you can take to protect yourself, your loved ones and your property. To help you get started, CNN created this downloadable checklist for those who may end up in the path of a dangerous storm. Here’s what else you need … Read more

Ballarat school warns of fake crowdfunding campaign in wake of ‘horror’ bus crash filled with 27 teenagers

Loreto College has warned of an “unaproved” crowdfunding campaign created to “support” the students and adults affected by a bus crash this week. Key points: Ballarat college warns of “unapproved” crowd sourcing campaign which has since disappeared from website Eight people remain in hospital after horror crash on Western Freeway on Wednesday NASA space camp … Read more

American, Russians reach space station as war rages in Ukraine

A US astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts have arrived safely at the International Space Station (ISS), NASA said Wednesday, after blasting off on a Russian-operated flight in a rare instance of cooperation between Moscow and Washington. The Russian space agency Roscosmos and NASA both distributed live footage of the launch from Kazakhstan and commentators speaking … Read more

NASA will not try new Moon rocket launch attempt in coming days

After scrapping a second attempt to get its new 30-story rocket off the ground due to a fuel leak, NASA announced on Saturday it will not try again during its current window of opportunity, which ends early next week. Determined by the position of the Earth and Moon, the current launch period for NASA’s Artemis … Read more

NASA postpones rocket launch to Moon after fuel leak

NASA on Saturday scrapped a second attempt to get its new 30-story rocket off the ground and send its uncrewed test capsule toward the Moon after engineers detected a fuel leak. With millions around the globe and hundreds of thousands on nearby beaches waiting for the historic launch of the massive Space Launch System (SLS), … Read more

Fuel leak delays preparations for NASA rocket launch

As NASA on Saturday summarized its second effort to get its new 30-story rocket off the ground and send its uncrewed test capsule toward the Moon, engineers detected a fuel leak that potentially could lead to a new delay. With millions around the globe and hundreds of thousands on nearby beaches waiting for the historic … Read more

NASA calls off Monday launch of Moon rocket

NASA called off the test flight on Monday of its largest-ever Moon rocket because of a temperature issue with one of the four giant engines. “The launch director has called a scrub for the day,” the US space agency said. Blastoff had been planned for 8:33 am (1233 GMT) but was put on hold because … Read more

Artemis I launch day has arrived

Turn to CNN for live coverage from Kennedy Space Center in Florida through the Monday morning launch. Space correspondents Kristin Fisher and Rachel Crane will bring us moment by moment reporting from the launch along with a team of experts. Kennedy Space Center, Florida CNN — It’s a day that has been years in the … Read more