Orbit Fab becomes first startup to supply water to ISS, paving the way for satellite refueling thumbnail

Orbit Fab becomes first startup to supply water to ISS, paving the way for satellite refueling

Not even two years into its existence, orbital fuel supply startup Orbit Fab has chalked up a big win – successfully supplying the International Space Station with water, a first for any private company. It’s a big deal because providing water to the ISS involved a multi-day refueling process, done in microgravity, using processes and…

Amazon expands air cargo fleet with 15 more planes, will have 70 planes by 2021 thumbnail

Amazon expands air cargo fleet with 15 more planes, will have 70 planes by 2021

Following news from earlier this month that FedEx was dumping Amazon from its air cargo service, Amazon this morning announced the expansion of its own air delivery network, Amazon Air. The retailer says it’s leasing an additional fifteen Boeing 737-800 cargo aircraft from partner GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). These will join the five Boeing…

Christian baker happy for 'second chance' to fight in court over refusal to make same-sex wedding cake thumbnail

Christian baker happy for ‘second chance’ to fight in court over refusal to make same-sex wedding cake

An Oregon baker said Tuesday she’s thrilled to have a “second chance” to fight in court over a $135,000 penalty for her shop’s refusal to make a same-sex wedding cake.The Supreme Court on Monday threw out a ruling against the bakers, Melissa and Aaron Klein, who refused to bake the cake citing their religious beliefs.During the court’s last…

Trump's worst enemy as he kicks off his re-election bid may be himself thumbnail

Trump’s worst enemy as he kicks off his re-election bid may be himself

CHARLESTON, S.C. — On the surface, Chris Moody and Steve Neal don’t have much in common, except for this: They’re excited about voting for President Donald Trump again in 2020.Moody, a white 24-year-old day-care worker and recent Marshall University graduate from Charleston, West Virginia, is something of a walking billboard for the president’s re-election. He…