RT America -- November 12, 2014
The Natural Resources Defense Council is suing the US government for allowing the Navy to train off the California coast, imperiling vast amounts of marine life. High intensity sonar used by ships and submarines frequently result in the deaths of dolphins, whales, and many endangered animals, yet the armed forces have been granted vast authority in how they train. RT’s Lindsay France is in Los Angeles with more details.
The European Space Agency on Wednesday successfully landed a robotic probe on the surface of a comet, becoming the first in history to accomplish the feat. Launched in 2004, the Philae spacecraft spent more than ten years traveling to its target before it harpooned the orbiting space rock. RT’s Manila Chan has more details on the historic landing.