Leland Devon Melvin posed for his official NASA portrait with his dogs Jake and Scout! You can see they were excited about it. More pictures were taken after the dogs calmed down. Melvin was an NFL player until injuries ended his career, then an astronaut, flying on two shuttle missions to the ISS, until hearing failure grounded him. Show More Summary
It seems hopeful; getting send into space, away from earth. However nothing could be further from the truth; at return a tragic death awaits. From the early 90s onwards, NASA has been doing gravity-experiments involving the use of jellyfish. Show More Summary
Toyota’s new Mirai has become the first-ever hydrogen-fuelled car to pace the NASCAR racing series, appearing at the weekend’s round 12 race. Revealed as a concept in 2013, the Mirai made its Japan-market sales debut last year. A launch in the US, starting in California, is scheduled for October. Show More Summary
Since 1986 seven World Cup qualifying campaigns have come and gone and more times than not Canada’s Achilles heel has been poor home form. This summer Canada plays a role in hosting three international tournaments which, if not unprecedented,...Show More Summary
In a week where NASCAR touted its green initiative, Mother Nature saw fit to soak Richmond International Speedway Saturday with gallons of rain. Under blue skies on Sunday, the Toyota Owners 400 finally hit its stride. Kurt Busch led...Show More Summary
The rest of the competition got a leg up on Kurt Busch to start the 2015 Sprint Cup season after NASCAR suspended the 2004 points champion for the first three races of the year. On Sunday, Busch made up for lost time. He led 291 laps of the Toyota Owners 400 en route to a checkered flag, which cements his place in the Chase for the Sprint Cup title. Show More Summary
Some of the commentators covering Kurt Busch’s phenomenal driving as of late have uncomfortably tried to frame it as a Cinderella-style comeback. Mike Joy cranked that awkwardness up to 11 today, declaring Busch’s Sprint Cup Toyota Owners 400 win as going “from suspension to redemption.” Read more...
By AMANDA VINCENT After rain delayed the Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond (Va.) International Speedway from Saturday night to Sunday afternoon, Kurt Busch turned in a career performance, leading a career-high 291 laps before driving into victory lane to celebrate his first win of 2015. “It’s an incredible feeling,” Busch [...]
Busch won Sunday’s rescheduled NASCAR race at Richmond. Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick gave Stewart-Haas Racing a 1-2 finish in Sunday's rain-delayed Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway. A series of late cautions made things interesting, but Busch, who led 293 of a possible 400 laps, was never seriously challenged. Show More Summary
The 2016 Toyota Mirai became the first hydrogen-fueled pace car in NASCAR history at Saturday's Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway. Continue reading Toyota Mirai officially first hydrogen-powered pace car Toyota Mirai officially first hydrogen-powered pace car originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:07:00 EST. Show More Summary
Police were called and involved in a car chase after a man spotted his own stolen truck in his rearview mirror following behind him and called 911. It all started when a Cherokee County, Alabama, man had his Toyota pickup truck stolen on his birthday. Show More Summary
Toyota continues to go full-throttle on fuel-cell vehicles. Even calling out critics in its latest promotional video this week. In a not-so-veiled reference to Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his comment about fuel-cell vehicles, Toyota captions the video, posted this past week, "Fueled by Bullsht | Presented by Toyota Mirai." In the [...]
Commandline writes, "Dr. Pamela Gay is the principal investigator on a fantastic citizen science project, Cosmoquest, that sadly has been a casualty of reduced funding for NASA and for space science generally." Read the rest
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NASCAR returns to action Sunday for the first time since last weekend's wild, rain-soaked race at Bristol, and Bleacher Report will bring you live coverage of the Toyota Owners 400 from Richmond International Raceway. The race was originally...Show More Summary
Joey Logano currently ranks second in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points leaderboard, but he'll start first on Sunday, in pole position for the Toyota Owners 400 from Richmond International Raceway in Virginia. Logano captured the pole...Show More Summary
Even before Bruce Jenner began his highly antipated interview with Diane Sawyer, celebrity reactions flew across social media. From Lady Gaga to Ellen DeGeneres to Bruce’s own family tree filled with famous folks such as Kim Kardashian, celebrities praised Bruce for his courage, reported Cinema Blend. Show More Summary
As expected - rain won the day and washed out Saturday night's Toyota Owners 400 Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway. NASCAR postponed the race until 1 p.m. EDT on Sunday. Will they race or will rain be a problem once again? The...Show More Summary
The ninth race of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season will get underway in Richmond, just a day after originally planned. After rain forced postponement of the Toyota Owners 400 on Saturday night, the race will be run on Sunday afternoon...Show More Summary
Perhaps the most influential player in the transformation of Volkswagen from near bankruptcy into a juggernaut comprising numerous brands and vying with the likes of Toyota and General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] for the title of world’s largest automaker, Ferdinand Piech, the grandson of Beetle inventor Ferdinand Porsche and current chairman...