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SpaceX unveils peek at sleek new spacesuit

Aug 24, 2017 - 9:35 AM

Chief executive Elon Musk posts a photo of the futuristic spacesuit on Instagram saying this actually works not a mockup

Russia launches space freighter to ISS

Jun 14, 2017 - 7:13 PM

The cargo ship carrying more than two tons of essential supplies including fuel air and equipment and parcels for astronauts is due to dock with the ISS on Friday at 1142 GMT

PROGRESS IN FLIGHT. The Progress cargo ship in flight thanks to a Soyuz-2.1A booster rocket on June 14, 2017. Screen shot from YouTube.

SpaceX poised for Thursday cargo launch to space station

May 31, 2017 - 10:48 PM

If all goes as planned a Falcon 9 rocket will propel the Dragon into low Earth orbit where it will eventually connect with the space station circling the Earth at a height of some 250 miles 400 kilometers

DRAGON TO FLY AGAIN. A multiple exposure photo showing the trail of the Dragon spacecraft as it lifts off, with the Falcon 9 rocket's trail as it landed, at Cape Canaveral, Florida, July 18, 2016. File photo courtesy of SpaceX

Orbital cargo ship arrives at space station

Apr 22, 2017 - 8:20 PM

The Cygnus spacecraft is packed with 7 626 pounds of crew supplies hardware and dozens of experiments aimed at studying fire growing food and cancer therapies

CARGO SPACECRAFT. The Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo craft approaches its 10-meter capture point where the Canadarm2 grapples resupply ship. Photo and caption courtesy of NASA

Somali pirates seize Indian ship, 11 crew members – owner

Apr 03, 2017 - 10:10 PM

The Indian cargo ship was carrying items such as wheat and sugar from Dubai via Yemen to Somalia s Bossaso port when it came under attack owner Isaak Them says

SpaceX cargo ship arrives at space station

Feb 23, 2017 - 7:14 PM

This time the Dragon cargo ship makes a perfect approach to the capture point a NASA commentator says and is grabbed by the station s robotic arm at 5:44 am 1044 GMT

SUCCESS. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying a Dragon cargo capsule, is seen from Port Canaveral, Florida, as it launches from the Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A on February 19, 2017. Photo by Gregg Newton / AFP

SpaceX cargo ship aborts rendezvous with space station

Feb 22, 2017 - 7:33 PM

The cargo ship is packed with more than 5 000 pounds 2 267 kilograms of food gear and science experiments for the 6 astronauts living on the orbiting space station

DRAGON. This still image taken from NASA TV, shows the the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying a Dragon cargo capsule, launching from the Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A in Florida on February 19, 2017. Photo by NASA / AFP

SpaceX blasts off cargo from historic NASA launchpad

Feb 19, 2017 - 11:20 PM

UPDATED The launch of the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the unmanned Dragon cargo ship pushes through after the first attempt was canceled

SpaceX aborts launch after 'odd' rocket engine behavior

Feb 18, 2017 - 11:32 PM

UPDATED The delay was taken out of an abundance of caution a SpaceX spokesman says The next launch attempt is scheduled for Sunday morning U S time

FALCON 9. Space X's Falcon 9 rocket is prepared for a launch to the International Space Station February 17, 2017 at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida on LC39A, one of the renovated Space Shuttle launch pads that SpaceX leases from NASA. Bruce Weaver/AFP

SpaceX poised to launch cargo from historic NASA pad

Feb 18, 2017 - 10:24 AM

The launch of the Dragon cargo ship is scheduled for 10:01 am from Cape Canaveral s launchpad 39A

28 rescued from sunken ship in Bohol

Jan 18, 2017 - 2:39 PM

As of January 18 the Philippine Coast Guard is searching for one last crew member of M V Meridian Tres cargo vessel: chief operator 2 Benjamen Orola

Photo courtesy of Philippine Coast Guard

PSL: F2 Logistics bags bronze in Grand Prix

Dec 08, 2016 - 8:27 PM

The Cargo Movers emerge victorious in the PSL Grand Prix battle for 3rd beat Army in 5 sets

Petron sets up PSL Grand Prix Finals rematch with Foton

Dec 03, 2016 - 8:22 PM

Stephanie Niemer put up a show stopping performance as the Blaze Spikers book the second seat of Grand Prix Finals

Russia seeks answers after ISS cargo ship crashes

Dec 02, 2016 - 7:05 PM

Russia s space agency says the Progress ship – carrying tons of food and equipment as well as gifts for the ISS crew of 6 – was lost minutes after launch Thursday evening December 1 in an abnormal situation

Service towers move towards the Soyuz-U carrier rocket with the cargo ship Progress MS-04 lifted on the launch pad at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on November 29, 2016. Roscosmos/Stringer/AFP

PSL: Cargo Movers cruise past Cignal to clinch Grand Prix semis spot

Nov 27, 2016 - 9:15 PM

F2 Logistics avoids an elimination scare and will next face number two seed Petron in the semifinals

CARGO MOVED. F2 Logistics will cash with Petron in the semifinals. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

F2 Logistics secures third seed in PSL Grand Prix

Nov 22, 2016 - 8:17 PM

UPDATED Hayley Spelman lifts her team to victory as F2 Logistics formally clinches the PSL Grand Prix third seed

Hayley Spelman leads the way for the Cargo Movers in a victory over the Army. Screengrab from YouTube

'Fire in space' experiment kicks off aboard U.S. cargo ship

Nov 22, 2016 - 7:08 AM

How does fire act in space? Researchers will soon find out by trying to ignite 9 different materials aboard an unmanned spaceship on its way to a fiery re entry

In this file photo, Orbital ATK's Cygnus cargo craft (left) is seen from the Cupola module windows aboard the International Space Station on Oct. 23, 2016. NASA photo

'Fire in space' experiment to kick off aboard US cargo ship

Nov 21, 2016 - 11:30 PM

The 9 samples of materials to be set ablaze include flame retardant fabrics used for astronaut clothing station Plexiglas window samples with edge variations and structures used for storage containers and silicone composites says NASA

CYGNUS' FIRE EXPERIMENTS. In this October 23, 2016 image from NASA TV, the Cygnus resupply ship after joining up with the International Space Station. File photo by NASA TV / AFP

Wreckage of Indonesian cargo plane found, no survivors

Nov 01, 2016 - 2:21 PM

The plane contacted air traffic control in Ilaga at 8:23 am saying that it was due to land in a few minutes but never arrived

MISSING PLANE. The missing Caribou plane was carrying 4 people. Caribou plane photo courtesy of Wikimedia

Cargo plane missing in eastern Indonesia

Oct 31, 2016 - 4:39 PM

Indonesia has a poor aviation safety record and has suffered a string of major air disasters in recent years

MISSING PLANE. The missing Caribou plane was carrying 4 people. Caribou plane photo courtesy of Wikimedia

Pinay pilot commands C130 flight across world's largest ocean

Oct 31, 2016 - 8:07 AM

Philippine Air Force pilot Major Marjorie Mukay flies the C130 cargo plane from Tucson in Arizona to Manila

Mika Reyes rides the high of FIVB national team experience

Oct 29, 2016 - 3:42 PM

The 3 time UAAP champ says that playing against some of the best players in the world is an experience she won t soon forget

FLYING HIGH. Mika Reyes (back) never imagined representing the Philippines on the international stage, despite her success in the UAAP and Philippine Super Liga. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

US-PH relations, Rodrigo Duterte, Philippine Air Force | 12PM wRap

Oct 24, 2016 - 2:07 PM

Watch the noontime wRap with Maria Ressa

US turns over C130 cargo plane to PH Air Force

Oct 24, 2016 - 11:05 AM

This is the 2nd of two C130s bought by the previous Aquino government from the US for 35 million

TURNOVER. The Philippine military formally receives a C130 that it bought from the US government, October 24, 2016. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

F2 Logistics claim first PSL All-Filipino crown after dominating Game 3

Aug 17, 2016 - 9:04 PM

F2 Logistics downs Foton in a do or die Game 3 behind standout performances of Ara Galang and Mika Reyes

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS. F2 Logistics handled business in Game 3 to become the new All-Filipino conference champions. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Foton downs F2 Logistics in 4 sets to extend finals

Aug 13, 2016 - 6:16 PM

Jaja Santiago unleashes 19 points and Cherry Rondina adds 15 as the Tornadoes push the All Filipino Conference to a deciding Game 3

SpaceX cargo ship arrives at space station

Jul 20, 2016 - 10:43 PM

The key piece of equipment on board is the first of two international docking adapters which will allow commercial crew spacecraft to latch onto the research outpost in the coming years

DRAGON. The SpaceX Dragon is seen attached to the International Space Station’s Harmony module just before orbital sunrise. Photo by NASA TV

SpaceX propels cargo to space station, lands rocket

Jul 18, 2016 - 12:38 PM

UPDATED SpaceX launches its unmanned Dragon cargo capsule to the International Space Station carrying a key piece of equipment that was lost last year in a rocket explosion

DRAGON AND FALCON. A multiple exposure photo showing the trail of the Dragon spacecraft as it lifts off, with the Falcon 9 rocket's trail as it landed, at Cape Canaveral, Florida, July 18, 2016. Photo courtesy SpaceX

Maraño goes 'beast mode' as F2 Logistics wins PSL opener

Jun 18, 2016 - 4:52 PM

F2 Logistics composed of La Sallians defeats Cignal HD in 4 sets to open the Philippine Superliga All Filipino Conference

LOGICAL WIN. F2 Logistics starts the All-Filipino conference with a big win. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PSL: Petron XCS downs F2 Logistics to book semis slot

May 22, 2016 - 10:28 PM

Aiza Maizo Pontillas and Bang Pineda of Petron XCS eliminate the Aby Marano and Danika Gendrauli powered F2 Logistics Cargo Movers

DAY AT THE BEACH. Aiza Maizo-Pontillas (R) and Aby Marano (L) battle at the net. Maizo-Pontillas' Petron XCS won to advance to the semifinals. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Amazon to launch air cargo service in US

Mar 10, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Aircraft leasing firm Air Transport Services Group will serve Amazon customers promising great shipping speeds

epa03561430 FILE) A file photo dated 06 December 2011 showing employees of the online retailer Amazon packing goods at the logistics center in Bad Hersfeld, Germany. Amazon posted a sales increase of 22-per-cent over the critical fourth quarter 30 January 2013 as customers snapped up 21.27-billion dollars worth of goods from the leading web retailer. Operating income grew 56 per cent to 405 million dollars, from 260 million a year earlier. But net income was down 45 per cent to 97 million dollars as the company continued to pursue greater market share with low profit margins, while also ramping up investment in infrastructure and logistics centres. That strategy is at the core of the company's long-term growth plan, which is starting to bear fruit, said founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. EPA/UWE ZUCCHI

Indonesian fisherman found dead, 3 more missing

Sep 21, 2015 - 2:23 PM

A coastguard spokesman said Monday that rescuers were still searching for 3 more Indonesian and one Chinese crew listed as missing from the fishing boat

Protestors call for Customs chief Lina's resignation

Aug 27, 2015 - 8:55 PM

“I serve at the pleasure of the President Lina says replying to resignation calls

The #Balikbayan box and the stubborn Bureau of Customs

Aug 25, 2015 - 7:44 PM

The bureau must learn from this experience that its uncompromising hard stance did no good

PAL suspends cargo carriage of lithium ion batteries

May 19, 2015 - 5:51 PM

The suspension of lithium ion battery shipments coincides with the growing number of international carriers banning the shipment of the product

Space cargo crash, non-singles on Tinder, #MayPac in social media | SciTech4u

May 11, 2015 - 2:12 PM

Trying to find the love of your life on Tinder? Think again That and more in this week s episode of SciTech4u

Brand new plane for PH Air Force arrives in Clark

Mar 23, 2015 - 6:10 PM

The back to back natural and man made disasters of 2013 have highlighted the need for a better lift capability for the Air Force which maintains 3 operational C 130s

BRAND NEW: The first of 3 brand new C295 cargo planes acquired by the Philippine Air Force land on Clark Air Base. PAF photo

SpaceX fails in landmark bid to recycle a rocket

Jan 10, 2015 - 7:02 PM

The rocket s precision landing on a platform in the Atlantic Ocean is not successful However the unmanned Dragon cargo ship it propelled to orbit is on its way to the International Space Station

ABORTED. This undated SpaceX photo obtained January 5, 2015 from NASA shows the Dragon spacecraft and its Falcon 9 rocket, both made by SpaceX, as they are rolled to the launch pad ahead of the static firing test for the rocket. SpaceX on Tuesday, January 6, aborted its Falcon 9 rocket launch at the last minute. AFP PHOTO/NASA/SPACEX/HANDOUT

SpaceX to attempt rocket, cargo launch Saturday

Jan 08, 2015 - 10:15 PM

The landmark bid in the company s mission to make rockets as re usable as airplanes was delayed at the last minute Tuesday due to a problem with the rocket s second stage

ABORTED. This undated SpaceX photo obtained January 5, 2015 from NASA shows the Dragon spacecraft and its Falcon 9 rocket, both made by SpaceX, as they are rolled to the launch pad ahead of the static firing test for the rocket. SpaceX on Tuesday, January 6, aborted its Falcon 9 rocket launch at the last minute. AFP PHOTO/NASA/SPACEX/HANDOUT.

8 presumed dead after ship sank off Scotland

Jan 05, 2015 - 6:38 PM

An extensive search effort involving aircraft and boats is suspended Sunday evening and will not be restarted the Maritime and Coastguard Agency says

PRESUMED DEAD. A handout picture released by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) station in Wick on January 3, 2015 shows the upturned hull of the Cypriot-registered cargo vessel Cemfjord in the sea 15 miles from Wick in northeast Scotland on January 3, 2015. Photo by RNLI/WICK/AFP

US approves sale of C130 cargo planes to PH

Aug 05, 2014 - 5:12 PM

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency transmitted on July 23 the required certification to notify the US Congress of the sale

Cargo ship sinks, 11 missing near Hong Kong

May 05, 2014 - 1:12 PM

UPDATED An early morning boat collision occurs off Po Toi Island near Hong Kong leaving 11 people missing

Search for ship sunk off S. Korea finds no trace of crew

Apr 05, 2014 - 11:42 AM

Authorities say the bodies of two North Korean sailors were recovered and three other crew were rescued on Friday As of mid morning Saturday around 11 people are still missing

SURVIVOR. A North Korean sailor lies on a bed as South Korean Coast Guard members talk to him at a hospital on the southern resort island of Jeju. Photo from the Republic of Korea/ AFP/ YONHAP

Libya threatens to bomb 'illegal' North Korea-flagged tanker

Mar 08, 2014 - 10:07 PM

Libya threatened to bomb a North Korean flagged tanker suspected of trying to load an illegal cargo

Struggling cargo business dragging down Asian airlines

Feb 10, 2014 - 10:37 AM

Languid global economic growth and freight capacity oversupply brought on by new deep bellied planes is hammering carriers with dedicated cargo businesses

This photograph taken on January 7, 2014 shows a Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 approaching for landing at Changi International Airport in Singapore. AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN

PH buying 2 more C130 cargo planes

Nov 25, 2013 - 3:53 PM

This will bring the total number of military cargo planes to 5 although the ideal number is 9

CARGO PLANES: Military's C130 cargo planes evacuate typhoon survivors from the Visayas. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Radio contact center set up in Tacloban

Nov 09, 2013 - 10:32 AM

The command post is set up by the Army s 8th Infantry Division based in nearby Catbalogan City in Samar

HUMANITARIAN AID: Two military C-130 cargo planes fly to Tacloban City on Saturday. File photo

Cygnus arrival at ISS delayed by at least 2 days: NASA

Sep 22, 2013 - 11:44 PM

The unmanned Cygnus cargo vessel has been delayed by at least 48 hours due to a software problem

LIFTOFF. The Antares rocket clears the launch pad on its way to orbit. NASA/Bill Ingalls

Kenyan businesses hope for airport's swift return to normal

Aug 08, 2013 - 8:53 AM

Among the hardest hit by any incidents at JKIA are Kenya s flower producers

FIRE AFTERMATH. Smoke rises from the Jomo Kenya International Airport in Nairobi on August 7, 2013. Photo by AFP / Simon Maina

INFOGRAPHIC: A merry Filipino Christmas

Jan 06, 2013 - 7:55 AM

The Christmas season is the busiest and most lucrative holiday season in the Philippines