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Raw Video-Tornado building up, Shuttle Endeavour Landing as Atlantis rolls to Launch pad, UN –Japan miscalculated Tsunami Risk

In Adventure, Japan Apocalypse, Live Stream Videos-Latest Reports, Space and Science on June 2, 2011 at 3:45 am

Shuttle Endeavour's perfect eagles' landing

Raw Video: Tornado Strikes Springfield, Mass.

From: AssociatedPress | Jun 1, 2011 | 307 views

An apparent tornado struck the downtown of one of Massachusetts’ largest cities Wednesday afternoon, scattering debris, toppling trees, and frightening workers and residents. No injuries were immediately reported. (June 1)

Shuttle Endeavour completes its final flight

The US space shuttle Endeavour has safely landed after its final flight.

The ship touched down at its Florida home base in the early hours, completing its 25th and last mission. It caps a 16-day voyage to deliver a premier science experiment to the International Space Station.

Endeavour can now look forward to a life on public display in Los Angeles. The United States is retiring its three-ship fleet due to high operating costs and to free up funds to develop new spacecraft that can travel beyond the space station’s 220-mile-high (346-km-high) orbit.

Raw Video: Shuttle Atlantis Rolls to Launchpad

From: AssociatedPress | Jun 1, 2011 | 388 views

Shuttle Atlantis is now on the launch pad, in preparation for a July liftoff. This time lapse shows the 3.4 mile, 6 hour trek from Kennedy Space Center’s vehicle assembly building to the launch pad in under two minutes. (June 1)

UN says Japan underestimated tsunami nuclear risk

Japan underestimated the risk of a killer wave hitting its now-crippled Fukushima power plant according to UN atomic safety inspectors.

To avoid a repeat of the crisis, they have urged a rethink in the way nuclear facilities are built, run and regulated. Handing over a summary of their preliminary report to the Japanese government, the IAEA team said lessons could be learned globally.

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