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MASCOT probe lands on prehistoric asteroid, begins mission to unlock origins of universe (PHOTOS)

The Hayabusa2 mission has successfully landed its third probe on the surface of the Ryugu asteroid some 300 million kilometers from Earth, building upon the earlier successes of one of mankind’s most daring feats to date. The shoebox-sized French-German Mobile Asteroid Surface Scout, or MASCOT for short, separated from the Hayabusa2 (Japanese for ‘falcon’) ‘mothership’ to become the latest member ...

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'Middle finger affair' Macron lands in embarrassing picture controversy

French public is angry with Emmanuel Macron after the cheerful President posed for photos with young men at Saint Martin, one of whom showed the middle finger to the cameras. The controversial pictures were made during Macron’s visit to the Caribbean island, devastated after hurricane Irma last year. The French leader was followed by a host of photographers as he ...

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Australia’s Simple lands $17M to grow its marketing intelligence platform worldwide

Simple, an Australia-based business that operates a platform for managing marketing strategies and campaigns, has pulled in $ 17 million to expand its business in the U.S. and other global markets. The round was led by BBRC Private Equity, the fund from multi-millionaire retailer Bretty Blundy, with participation from existing backer Perle Ventures. Unlike most marketing services out there, Simple doesn’t involve itself ...

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F-35 lands nose-down after midflight emergency over Florida (PHOTO)

An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the test squadron of the US Air Force has suffered an in-flight emergency and was forced to land at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, where its front nose gear collapsed. The fifth-generation stealth fighter assigned to the 58th Fighter Squadron experienced a technical malfunction over Floridian skies, which forced the F35 to perform ...

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Double-decker Boeing 747 with failed engine & over 500 on board lands in Moscow

A double-decker Boeing 747 with one malfunctioning engine has successfully landed in Moscow Vnukovo Airport. It was carrying around 500 Russian tourists, according to Interfax. The huge Rossiya Airlines plane managed to safely land in after one of its four engines reportedly had failed mid-flight around 1pm local time on Tuesday. The plane took off from Larnaca, a popular tourists ...

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Plane engine inferno: Emergency crew douse flames as jetliner lands (VIDEO)

A Jazeera Airlines flight packed with passengers landed in a blaze of flames when one of its engine dramatically caught fire as the aircraft was touching down at an airport in India. The flight from Kuwait landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) in Hyderabad at 1:29 am local time on Thursday and the crew noticed the fire within minutes, ...

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Amazon FreeTime Unlimited finally lands on Apple’s App Store

Five and half years after it launched, one of the more popular apps for kids’ reading and entertainment has finally arrived on the iOS. Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, the e-commerce giant’s subscription service for children 3-12 that gives unlimited access to 10,000 books, movies and TV shows for $ 2.99 per month for up to four users across tablets, phones, e-readers, ...

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Trainee pilot lands plane on California street at rush hour (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

A pilot made a miraculous emergency landing on a busy California street on Friday. The speeding plane somehow managed to avoid cars, people, and a mass of electric cables. The Cessna 172 aircraft made its death-defying landing near Hamilton Avenue and Magnolia Street in Huntington Beach just before 5pm. The pilot, who was reportedly just a trainee, experienced engine trouble ...

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Russian Boeing 737 lands after reported mid-flight engine failure

A Pobeda Boeing 737 reported to have 170 people on board has landed in Moscow with only one working engine. The plane had to turn around mid-flight en route to the Russian city of Astrakhan after its right engine failed. On Saturday morning, the budget airline’s plane had to turn around mid-flight. The pilot made the decision to turn back ...

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Sichuan captain lands aircraft after co-pilot ‘sucked halfway’ out the windshield (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Sichuan Airlines Airbus A319 was forced to perform an extreme emergency landing in China after one of the cockpit’s windshields shattered, nearly sucking the co-pilot out of the plane at 32,000 feet. Flight 3U8633 took off from Chongqing city at 6:26 am on Monday and has managed to climb to 9,800 meters (32,150 feet) when a windshield on the right ...

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