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SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with International Space Station

May 31, 2020 - 11:25 PM

(UPDATED) It is the first time a crewed United States spacecraft has docked in nearly a decade

NASA astronauts head for ISS on historic SpaceX flight

May 31, 2020 - 8:54 AM

(UPDATED) Nasa astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley name the Crew Dragon capsule 'Endeavor' after the retired space shuttle on which they both flew

BLAST OFF. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the manned Crew Dragon spacecraft attached takes off from launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center on May 30, 2020 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

What you need to know about SpaceX's 'Demo-2' mission

May 30, 2020 - 5:33 PM

This will be the first crewed launch from US soil of a US-made rocket since the space shuttle program ended in 2011 and the first ever by a private company

READY. NASA astronauts Bob Behnken (left) and Doug Hurley head for the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the Crew Dragon spacecraft on launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center on May 27, 2020 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photo from the SpaceX Instagram

U.S. retailer J. Crew files for bankruptcy

May 04, 2020 - 10:40 PM

J. Crew still expects to bounce back through 'comprehensive financial restructuring'

BANKRUPTCY. A J. Crew store in Los Angeles, California. Photo from Shutterstock

SpaceX to simulate astronaut ejection in final test

Jan 19, 2020 - 4:19 PM

The success of this test is essential for SpaceX and for NASA, which urgently needs to certify a spacecraft to transport its astronauts to the ISS this year

CREW DRAGON. Employees of SpaceX work on the Crew Dragon reusable spacecraft after a press conference at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California on October 10, 2019. File photo by Philip Pacheco / AFP

German national leaves home to save stray cats and dogs in PH

Jul 26, 2019 - 11:03 AM

He emigrated to the Philippines 8 years ago and hasn't looked back since

SpaceX Dragon's final test – making it to Earth in one piece

Mar 08, 2019 - 2:40 PM

The Crew Dragon will undock from the ISS on Friday at 0731 GMT and leave earth orbit and reenter the atmosphere 5 hours later

LANDING THE CREW DRAGON. This handout photo released NASA shows a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the Crew Dragon onboard at Launch Complex 39A as preparations continue for the Demo-1 mission on March 1, 2019 at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. File photo by Joel Kowsky/NASA/AFP

SpaceX Dragon capsule successfully docks with ISS

Mar 04, 2019 - 9:02 AM

Two hours after docking, the space station's 3 crew members – American Anne McClain, Canadian David Saint-Jacques and Russian Oleg Kononenko – open the hatch of the space capsule and, for the first time, penetrate its interior in space

DUMMIES. This video grab taken from the Space X webcast transmission on March 3, 2019, shows a dummy named Ripley onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft onboard after the opening of the hatch during the Demo-1 mission. Handout photo/SpaceX/AFP

Hip-hop artist, OFW advocate: RJ Señeres' rhyme and reason

Jul 08, 2018 - 10:00 AM

RJ Señeres' journey started way before his career in music – in their 3-bedroom apartment in Abu Dhabi, when he was just 11 years old. This is his story.

RJ Señeres Jr

RAW Deal: On the road to WrestleMania 34

Feb 11, 2018 - 3:16 PM

All roads lead to the Elimination Chamber

CHAMBER. Roman Reigns will be in the Elimination Chamber, which is going to determine the new #1 contender to Brock Lesnar’s WWE Universal Championship. Screenshot WWE YT

WATCH: Meet the PH finalists in 'Asia's Got Talent' season 2

Dec 08, 2017 - 3:11 PM

Urban Crew, Neil Rey Garcia Llanes, and DM-X Comvalenoz will join 6 other talents in the grand finals

21 crew of sunken foreign ship still missing – PH Coast Guard

Oct 14, 2017 - 5:16 PM

This comes after the vessel, identified as MV Emerald Star, sank off 151 nautical miles of Santa Ana town in Cagayan province

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

Somali pirates free Filipino hostages held for nearly 5 years

Oct 23, 2016 - 7:55 AM

The crew of the Naham 3 – from Cambodia China Indonesia Philippines Taiwan and Vietnam – will be returned to their home countries and families

Cebu Pacific might ban passenger who slapped cabin crew member

Aug 01, 2016 - 7:46 PM

The airline says it is providing its support to the assaulted cabin crew member who is mulling legal charges against the passenger of the Manila Davao flight

Lufthansa reaches long-term no-strike deal with cabin staff

Jul 06, 2016 - 7:15 AM

The agreement between the German airline and its crew brings their bitter dispute to an end

epa05017591 Lufthansa aircraft are parked up at the airport in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 09 November 2015. Lufthansa flight attendants broadened their two-city strike to Munich, grounding 929 flights and about 113,000 passengers, according to the German airline. The walkout, launched on 06 November by the flight attendants union Ufo to try to secure retirement benefits, hit the Frankfurt and Dusseldorf airports during its first two days, cancelling 800 flights and affecting more than 95,000 travellers. EPA/FREDERIK VON ERICHSEN

Co-pilot, flight attendant fail drug tests

Jul 01, 2016 - 9:17 PM

The two work for different airlines

SAFETY CONCERNS. It is absolutely to fly with a co-pilot who takes drugs.

Video game giant Ubisoft thinking young at age 30

Jun 16, 2016 - 3:46 PM

Real innovation and magic happens when teams and players are free to create innovate take risks and have fun says Ubisoft chief executive Yves Guillemot

Dancers move to the beats from Ubisoft's 'Just Dance 2017' during a demo of new titles at the Los Angeles Convention Center during the second day of 2016 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) annual video game conference and show on June 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. / AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J. BROWN

Super Tuesday, Bin Laden, ISS crew returns to Earth | 6PM wRap

Mar 02, 2016 - 6:27 PM

Watch Rappler’s 6PM newscast with Zak Yuson

Hacker hunt deepens amidst US-China cyberwar

Jun 25, 2015 - 2:36 PM

A team from cybersecurity firm RSA led by Jared Myers is fighting back against attacks from the group known as Deep Panda or Shell Crew reportedly responsible for the cyberattack on the US Office of Personnel Management

OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) building in Washington, DC, USA, June 13, 2015. Photo by Shawn Thew/EPA

Trip to Mars posters, China espionage, selfie stick abuse | SciTech4u

May 27, 2015 - 12:52 PM

This and more in this week s episode of Rappler s science and technology show

SpaceX releases travel posters to Mars

May 25, 2015 - 9:59 PM

Space tourism has never been this enticing

WATCH: Mike Tyson performs ‘Push It’ in ‘Lip Sync Battle’ teaser

Apr 21, 2015 - 12:24 PM

How to become number one in a hot party show?

PUSH IT REAL HARD. Mike Tyson pushes it in this new 'Lip Sync Battle' teaser. Photo from Twitter/@SpikeLSB

At least 15 electrocuted in Haiti Carnival accident

Feb 17, 2015 - 10:10 PM

The float is carrying a popular rap group – Barikad Crew – in the Champ de Mars a parade ground in the center of the city when it strikes a cable overhead

Boeing, SpaceX to send astronauts to space station

Sep 17, 2014 - 6:58 AM

NASA which has been unable to send astronauts to space since the retirement of the space shuttle in 2011 awarded a total of 6 8 billion to the two companies for their respective spacecraft

NASA officials led by administrator Charles Bolden (2nd L) and astronaut Mike Fincke announce the selection of Boeing and SpaceX for the NASA Commercial Crew program at the Kennedy Space Center, 16 September 2014. With them is KSC Director Bob Cabana (C) and Commercial Crew Program Manager Kathy Lueders (2nd R). Image courtesy NASA

PH Army Dragon Boat team overcomes funding issues to win gold in Italy

Sep 08, 2014 - 3:13 AM

They didn t receive their flight tickets until 2 days before their departure but the team showed up in a big way to win two golds at the IDBF Club Crews World Championships

The Philippine Army Dragon Boat team celebrates their gold medal finish in the 500 meter Premier Open event. Photo from Facebook

PH Army dragon boat team wins gold at IDBF World Championships

Sep 06, 2014 - 12:34 PM

The Philippine Army Dragon Boat Team grabbed its first gold medal in the 9th International Dragon Boat Federation Club Crews World Championships in the 200m Premier Open event

The Philippine Army Dragon Boat team celebrates their victory. Photo from Facebook

Ubisoft E3 event shows off new games, trailers, and suprises

Jun 11, 2014 - 8:33 PM

Hosted by actress Aisha Tyler for the third straight year Ubisoft s pre E3 event showcases new games new trailers and a few surprises

JUST DANCE. Ubisoft shows off Just Dance at its E3 pre-expo conference. Screen shot from YouTube

Rappler Newscast | April 21, 2014

Apr 21, 2014 - 9:27 PM

Justice Secretary De Lima more keen on Napoles testimony over Gigi Reyes Sen Miriam tells Senate: summon Gigi reopen probe South Korea president Park Geun Hye says ferry crews action tantamount to murder

WebHits: The crime of dancing

Mar 03, 2014 - 8:00 AM

The Jabbawockeez present a world in the far future where art is a crime To dance is to rebel

WATCH: Super Bowl XLVIII celebrity ads gone viral

Jan 31, 2014 - 8:00 PM

Scarlett Johansson Tom Hiddleston Anna Kendrick Morpheus and The Muppets are some of this year s Super Bowl ad stars

BIG AND BAD. Tom Hiddleston in a helicopter ride for Jaguar's British villain ad. Screen Grab from Jaguar USA YouTube

PH asks US to probe Filipino oil worker's death

Nov 01, 2013 - 12:32 PM

Ambassador Jose Cuisia Jr makes this appeal to the US Interior Department s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

DEADLY BLAST. Commercial vessels spray water to extinguish a platform fire on board the West Delta 32 oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico off Grand Isle, Louisiana on November 16, 2012. AFP PHOTO / HNADOUT / US COAST GUARD

2nd deadliest US industry kills another Filipino

Oct 30, 2013 - 7:24 PM

Peter Jorge Voces belonged to a deadly industry that killed 3 Filipinos before him

DEADLY BLAST. Commercial vessels spray water to extinguish a platform fire on board the West Delta 32 oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico off Grand Isle, Louisiana on November 16, 2012. AFP PHOTO / HNADOUT / US COAST GUARD

Life and Style wRap: New York Fashion Week

Sep 14, 2013 - 10:54 PM

NY s biggest fashion event is perhaps also the city s most kinetic

FLIRTY LOOK. A model walks the runway at Kors' fashion show. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images/AFP

First look: Long-haul, budget flights of Cebu Pacific

Sep 12, 2013 - 11:09 AM

Budget carrier Cebu Pacific unveils its Airbus A330 aircraft meant to become the first low cost long haul flight by a Philippine carrier

NEW PLANE. Airbus delivers Cebu Pacific's first widebody A330-300 aircraft. Photo courtesy of Airbus

Filipinos take center stage at World Hip Hop Championships

Aug 18, 2013 - 4:27 PM

World Hip Hop is unlike any other dance event It is like being yourself in a crowd full of strangers who smile at you and applaud your talent

CAAP requires cabin crew to obtain license

Aug 02, 2013 - 8:45 PM

Local aviation regulator directs airline operators to require their cabin crew members to secure licenses

PH Navy's newest ship blogs, tweets journey

Jul 09, 2013 - 4:17 PM

The BRP Alcaraz is journeying from San Diego California to the Philippines and is turning to a live blog Twitter and Facebook to share details about its trip

SOCIAL SHIP. The BRP Alcaraz has its own Twitter and Facebook account to allow netizens to follow its journey from San Diego to the Philippines. Photo from BRP Alcaraz's Facebook page

18 Vietnamese held as ship hits PH reef

Jun 18, 2013 - 6:58 PM

The ship hits a protected marine sanctuary off Biliran the coast guard says

ReQuest dance crew grooves in PH

Mar 30, 2013 - 9:36 AM

The multi awarded all girl dance crew ReQuest performed in Manila and Cebu

ROYAL PURPLE. Members of ReQuest and other dancers from Royal Family perform for Filipino fans. All photos courtesy of Ayala Malls

Randy Jackson's dance show canceled

Nov 14, 2012 - 11:57 AM

The show bids goodbye after 7 seasons

DANCING 'DAWG.' Randy Jackson goes back to judging duty in American Idol. Image from Facebook

Jordanian journalist, Filipino TV crew missing in Jolo

Jun 15, 2012 - 1:04 PM

Sulu police say a Jordanian journalist and two Filipino crewmen have been missing in Jolo Sulu for 3 days

Transsexual flight attendants fly Thai skies

Mar 12, 2012 - 4:42 PM

Activists applaud Thailand based airline PC Air s efforts to hire transgendered cabin crew