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  • Reuters

    Boeing Starliner's debut crewed flight delayed again to check helium leak

    NASA and Boeing delayed the launch of Boeing's Starliner crew capsule again on Friday, giving them four more days to assess a helium leak before attempting to launch the spacecraft's first two astronauts into space, the space agency said Friday. Starliner's liftoff from Florida has been delayed several times in May and it was last scheduled for May 21. Aside from the helium leak, a technical issue with its Atlas 5 rocket had prompted an earlier delay.

  • Austin Daily Herald, Minn.

    Austin Area Foundation launches scholarship for STEM education

    May 17—The Austin Area Foundation and the Science Fair Mentoring Project has partnered in the establishment of the Rick Herreid Science Scholarship. This scholarship will honor the memory of Rick Herreid, who died suddenly in 2019. Herreid worked as a food scientist with Hormel Foods Corporation in the Research and Development department. After retiring, Herreid volunteered with the Science ...

  • Appeal-Democrat, Marysville, Calif.

    New 837 area code coming to 530 region

    May 17—The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) announced this week that there will be a new 837 area code for residential and business customers served by the 530 area code starting next year. Officials said telephone numbers in the 530 area code region are in "high demand," which led the commission in June 2023 to approve the "implementation of an area code overlay." This decision ...