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NASA fixes new leak, resumes fueling moon rocket for launch

Nov. 16, 2022 01:12 AM EST

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA managed to plug a leak late Tuesday night while fueling its new moon rocket for a middle-of-the-night launch, its third try to put an empty capsule around the moon for the first time in 50 years. Hydrogen fuel sprouted from a valve on the launch pad...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Nov. 08, 2022 14:03 PM EST

Indianapolis Business Journal. November 4, 2022. Editorial: Hydrogen hub holds promise of bright future The development of hydrogen as a widespread energy source is still in its infancy, but opportunities to get in on the ground floor shouldn’t be ignored. ...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Nov. 02, 2022 13:23 PM EDT

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. October 27, 2022. Editorial: Achievement data should discourage future school closures Just-released data confirms some of the public’s worst fears: COVID and remote learning took an enormous toll on many students. In Pennsylvania, two...

Utilities Commission says CO2 pipeline fee could be $400,000

Oct. 11, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday authorized its staff to begin reviewing an application for a pipeline designed to transport carbon dioxide from ethanol refineries to an underground site in Illinois, assessing a filing fee of up to $400,000. ...

US vows to supply green-fuel-laggard Japan with bioethanol

Oct. 04, 2022 22:16 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. officials are touting bioethanol in Japan, which trails other nations on using the green fuel made from corn and other crops. The U.S. is a top grower of corn, and an embassy official said the U.S. would be “a reliable supplier” of bioethanol. ...

Approaching storm may delay launch try for NASA moon rocket

Sep. 23, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An approaching storm threatens to delay NASA's next launch attempt for its new moon rocket, already grounded for weeks by fuel leaks. A tropical depression in the southern Caribbean is moving toward Florida and could become a major hurricane. ...

NASA fuels moon rocket in test, hit again with pesky leaks

Sep. 21, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's new moon rocket sprouted more fuel leaks Wednesday in a test ahead of a possible launch attempt next week, but engineers managed to get them down to acceptable levels. There was no immediate decision on whether NASA would try for a liftoff Tuesday...

NASA fixing moon rocket leaks, hoping for Sept. launch try

Sep. 08, 2022 14:35 PM EDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is replacing leaky seals in its moon rocket at the pad in hopes of launching it on its first test flight by the end of this month. Managers said Thursday they will conduct another test after the repairs to ensure all hydrogen fuel leaks are...