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SpaceX successfully launches manned spacecraft into orbit | ABC News

SpaceX and NASA successfully launched a crewed rocket into space for the first time since the Space Shuttle program ended. With two astronauts on board, the historic launch was also the first manned space flight organised by a commercial operator. Read more here: Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully launches rocket carrying …

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Video appears to show NYPD truck plowing through crowd

New York police are investigating after a video appears to show a New York City Police Department truck plowing through a crowd during a George Floyd protest in Brooklyn. The 27-second video, which was posted to Twitter, shows an NYPD truck in front of a crowd throwing objects at the …

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Scientists track eagle movements around Tasmania | ABC News

A Tasmanian research team is going to great heights to save the endangered Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagle. Using GPS trackers, scientists have been tracking the movements of 25 young eagles in order to predict their migratory and hunting patterns. It’s hoped this knowledge will help preserve the endangered animal, which loses …

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SpaceX and NASA astronauts make historic launch

A new era of space travel has begun after the first privately-owned rocket sent two NASA astronauts into orbit. The SpaceX aircraft successfully launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida. It was the US’s first manned space flight in almost 10 years. Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports from Florida, US. – …

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