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SpaceX returns five-flight Falcon 9 booster to port as next reuse milestone nears – Teslarati

SpaceX, for the second time ever, has successfully recovered a Falcon 9 booster after five orbital-class launches and landings and could be just a week or so away from its next record-breaking rocket reuse. On the morning of August 10th, after a night spent a…

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Earth is about to capture a new ‘mini moon’ (but it might not be a moon at all) – Yahoo News

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Evaporation Critical to Coronavirus Transmission As Weather Changes: Effects of Humidity, Temperature, and Wind on COVID-19 – SciTechDaily

Impact of evaporation on virus survival, concentration, transmission. As COVID-19 cases continue to rise worldwide, it is increasingly urgent to understand how …

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Weather impact on virus transmission. Effect of relative humidity (RH=10%, 50%, and 90%) on coronavirus respiratory droplet cloud at temperature 30 C and wind speed of 4 kph. Wind direction is from left to right. Credit: Talib Dbouk and Dimitris Drikakis
Impact of evaporation on virus survival, concentration, transmission.
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise worldwide, it is increasingly urgent to understand how climate impacts the continued spread of the coronavirus, particularly as winter vir…

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RV-size asteroid to get closer to Earth than the moon – Live Science

This asteroid isn’t socially distancing with Earth very well.

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An asteroid
will get awfully close to Earth
this Thursday (Sept. 24), when it whizzes by our planet closer than the moon orbits.
The asteroid known as 2020 SW isn’t expected to collide with Earth, according to the Center for Near Earth Object Studies
(CNEOS) at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. But it will get close, passing about 16,700 miles (27,000 kilometers) away from Earth, according to the Virtual Telescope Project
.
To put this in perspective, the moon hangs…

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