NASA, SpaceX Launch DART: First Test Mission to Defend Planet Earth


    NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the world’s first full-scale mission to test technology for defending Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards, launched Wednesday at 1:21 a.m. EST on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4 East at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.   Just one part of NASA’s larger planetary defense strategy,…

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Academy Awards® Accredited Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia presents Japan Cultural Expo Project: Creation of Stories All Around Japan

Read 3 short stories that are based on Traditional Japanese Folktales in Okinawa, Hiroshima, Kumamoto in English Now streaming worldwide a discussion between the 3 authors as well SHIBUYA WARD, Japan — Academy Awards® accredited Short Shorts Film Festival and Asia (SSFF & ASIA), is collaborating with Japan Cultural Expo on a project about short stories on Japanese folktales. In the frame of this project, young contemporary…

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The American Turkish Society will present the 18th New York Turkish Film Festival (NYTFF) from Thursday, December 9th – Sunday, December 12th

Where? At the SVA Theatre in Chelsea, New York. NEW YORK — The festival at which CHOBANI is platinum sponsor, will consist of socially-conscious films from diverse storytellers using art to inspire, illuminate and above all else, entertain. “Stories unite. Storytellers broaden our minds and connect us. We are thrilled to curate original independent stories that touch our hearts and remind us of…

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