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>> announcer: "news4 today" starts now. another scorcher today, we are in weather alert mode this saturtuy as the tempes rise closer to triple digits and days like this could become even more common. shocking double murd in the district. this morning police are trying to find out what led to a father and son being shot to death in their northst d.c. home. the latest on the investigation. and toda mrks 50 years since one ofmankind's greatest accomplishments. see how you can get in on some of t best moon landing celebrations in the country. good morning to you, i'm meagan fitzgerald. thanks for joining us on this
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hot, hot saturday morning, temperatures only going up from here. that is why we're in weather lert mode this morning. another dangerously hot day is on tap.he foratest we'll check in with lauryn ricketts. it's like ablanket. >> it's that heat blanket covering you out there right now. even as we headed into the early torning hours you can s haze out there. sun coming up, just about two minutes ago. see if we canet that sun for you. but again it is a hazy day out there already. of course you see ouranners are red for weather alert. take a look, these are the temperatures right now at 6:00 a.m. on your saturdaymorning. in the 70s right now in d.c., coming in at 81 degrees. but let's go ahead and factor in that humidity. it feels like 86 out there. and last hour it felt like 88. it's come down a little bit, improvement, improvement, people. temperatures right now, again, are on the warm side. and so it feels pretty hot wen you head out there.
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that's why we have that excessive heat warning and it's going to continue all throughout e day today. 11:00 a.m. through 9:00 p.m., through the middle part of the afternoon, feeling up to 115 eg des. it's going to be a hot one out there today. we'll let you know when it any rain talk about chances coming up. >> my goodness. lauryn, thank you so much. we are changing -- we are changing climate. reand we could see mo of these triple digit temperatures in days to come. ns 4's cory smith has a look at the warning from climate scientists. >> it's really hard to stay cool. i like the water fall. >> rerter: for 7-year-old marcellus hopkinsnd his two brother survives the days of summer is a splash in the park. with the temperatures reaching well to the 100s their mom is keeping close eye on their health today. she can't help but worrying about the tomorrows. sh dwonders ifs like this
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will become the norm. >> i'm concerned about the environment right now. i don't want to wait until what scientists predict. >> the research started a lo time ago. >> reporter: for climate scientists, that prediction is summed up in simple yet stark terms. it's going to get hot. that's the bottom line. >> reporter: their n killer heat study. researchers at the union of concerned scientists spent years trying to determine how ny hot days we could see. varying approaches to mitigating the effects of climate change. >> we use a threshold of 90 degrees, 100 degrees and 105 and what we call off the charts. >> reporter: for the purposes or our st we'll look at the number of days with heat index degrees. little to no action on climate change. > it's between one and ten days. we're going out to midcentury, by midentury we we here, 26 to 50. th the end of the century. we are now in e 51 to 100 day range. this is between april and october. so these days are going to be
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spread out but when you start seeing a lot more of those days, even your body, that's acclimated to it, is going to start to be feeling, you know. >> reporter: not to mention the impact it could have on an entire ecosystem. at this curren ce, the doctor says our health, our day-to-day routine, infrastructure, the power grid, all of it is at risk unless something is done. >> we need to reduce our eimmunodeficiencies between 40% and 60% by 2030. >> reporter: for mom like sharnetta no time like the present to get started. >> i'd like to do something now to get it changed. if you plan on attending any outdoor events today check to makeure they're still happening. many organizers have cancelled or made adjustments because of the heat. d.c. is keeping its public poolr open lan case you want to cool off. now, of course storm team 4 will be working for you all weekend throughout the heat wave. we'll have our hour by hour forecast, and updates to those
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heat advisories in our nbc washington app. today marks 50 years since two americans set foot on the moon and all week long our area has been celebrating the historic apollo 11 mission. theonun continuesht with a big show on the national mall. here's how it looked last night. we'll speed it up for you so you can see how it all unfolded. he saturn five rocket will be projected onto the washington monument. footage from the mission will so be shown on large video ns scree. the 17 minute program is free and it kicks off three different times tonight. fir show starts at 9:30 p.m. da also, toy's your last chance to atnd the apollo 50 festival on the national mall. for more information on that, and everything else t happening this weekend go to our nbc washington app. now to a tragic developing story in the district, a murder mystery has the community on edge this morning after a father and son were found shot to death
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inside their home. d.c. police say a relative found hugh scruggs and 17-year-old son akey in their apartment yesterday evening. this is oninueen street northeast. the two of them had been shot several times and we talked to akey's mother who tells us her son was very popular in the neighborhood. >> all did was went school and played football. i'm not understanding why anybody would do this to him. he played football. he was excelling in school. he didn't deserve to die like this. >> a source close to the investigation tells us the shooting did not happen yesterdaynd it's unclear how long the bodies were inside the apartment. no word yet on any suspects in this case. new this morning in . northwest d one man was rushed to the hostal when police say an argument turned into a shooting. it happened on the 1100 block of "u" street around 3:00 this
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morning. police tell us a man was shot but couldn't say how much else -- couldn't really give us more about his condition. so far no arrests have been made. s and thirning one person is in custody and the other is on the run in connection with a station in a metro the district. late last night police arrested marquez fuel. an argument led to shots fired at the shaw howard metro statioe platform yestay afternoon. two suspects ran out onto "h" street. the victim was taken to the hospital and is expected t survive. officers believe the victim knew the suspeic. pole are still looking for one other suspe t. andthis morning montgomery county police are asking for your help to find this man. detectives say he ole a car in the piney branch area of silver spring thursday afterno with three children inside. police say he drove the car to a
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parking lot on piney branch road and took k money from theds before letting them go. my goodness. they weren't hurt but the missing car is 2011 blue ford escape, with maryland tags, 2 dd 3455. if you recognize thisan or spot that car call police. a grandmother is fiting for her life after escaping a car crash only to land right in the path of a fast moving freight train. so this happened thursday night in dalpane, virginia. the woman rear ded another car in her pickup truck. that's when her truck got stuckn on the trai tracks. moments later the train came barrelling down. >> truck was disabled. she got all of them out of the truck and then i believe what happened h the train the truck and then it hit her. >> believe it or not these kinds of railroad accidents are unfortunately common. in fact, the slogan for the department of transportation's
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campaign says "it happens more than you think," about every three hours a person or vehicle is hit by a train. meanwhile a fairfax county mother who poisoned her own son will spend close to two more years behind bars. hitting cameras recorded elizabeth malone putting her own tood into syringes connected malone told detectives that she meant no harm and did it to get ctors to be more responsive to her son who is disabled. yesterday a judge called her alime "a betray of her maternal role." she's already served 15 months of her three-year sentence. family membersll us that the son's condition has improved since she's been injail. plus, marking 50 years since nasa put a man on the moon. y if remember watching neil in trong's moon walking 1969, then there's a maryland man you need to thank. find out how he helped the world
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wadich the moon lanng. that story coming up next on "news4 today."
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welcome back, all week we'vo beening back at the u.s. space program has it marks a major milestone, putting a on the moon and we wouldn't have seen it happen without the work of amaaryland jason newton th our affiliate in baltimore shows us how this man helped bring the lunar landing back to ea nh. >> that the camera. the cameras still on the moon. >> reporter: if fred neighle stuck with his first career -- >> i was junior assistant buyer in the women's sportswear departmt in a department store. >> reporter: id be fashioning a story with very little to do with this,history.
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>> that's not for me. i love mechanical things. >> reporter: that love brought images of the fir man on the moon down to earth. >> we're gettin a picture on tv. >> i had great engineers i worked with. but really a lot of it depended on me. >> reporter: his job was small scale with an enormous task. he wired microscopic computer chips that built the camera to capture the images from the lunar surface. >> i knew what i was doing, i knew what it was for. >> reporter: did it make you nervous? >> not really. i was very proud of it. >>eporter: and he remember seeing those images for the very first time. >> surface is fine. i can kick it up loosely with my toe. >> first they had problems with it, i don't know what the problems were but it ddn't work immediately. they did get it rking.
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i said that sob really works, it really works. >> reporter: and even this camera can't capturehe mark that nagle left on the project. >> i would scratch my initials inside the package. so i like to t thinkat those packages have some -- my initials inside of them and sitting on the moon. >> now those of us on the earth waited -- >> reporter: and the rest as history.is in baltimore, jason newton, tv 11 news. pretty cool. we want to take a live look outside, down to the bottom ofsc your en. 6:14, 81 degrees. we're taking dangerous temperatures coming our way. r laurynketts will be back to let us now just how hot it's going to get this weekend.
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6:17 is your time. welcome back and thank you for joining us. we're talking about one of the most influential people on instagram. she's a working mom and se's sharing her life in the world of high fashion and high stakes parenting.e chen, an executive at instagram and children's book author fs in townor a book reading d.c. and our eun yang has a front row asseat. >> itust another monday morning and like most monday mornings juneau valentine was late for school.er >> reportthis familiar scenario plays out in eva chen's book juno valentine and the magical shoes.
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it also plays out in herreal life. even though she's a best selling uthor and the head of fashion for instagram chen islso chief rang ler of two young kids. >> you know what it's like for a mom even when it's overnight trip you have 86 bags and we took them all to the smithsonian and we saw thein amaz new fossil hall. eporter: she visited d.c see the famous sites but to talk about her book juno valentine. >> the book is about getting ready for the school picture. i remember it was so stressful while growing up. what are you going to wear? she's getting dressed for the school picture and has a little bit of help from some famous heroes, whether it's audrey hepburn, michelle obama and so many thers. >>porter: chen was born and raised in new york. she always loved books which gave her an escape and inspiration. ew >> i never grup thinking that
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i couldn't be the president or i couldn't be an astronaut and i think young people need to be told that. that was the main reason why i wrote is book for myaughter and my son to feel like the world is theirs to change. >> reporter: chen knew she wanted to wrte children's books but took several detours on her way there. she was pre-med at johns hopkins university, worked at a law firm for a bit and spent moser of career working for fashion magazines.ec in 2015 chene instagram's first head of fashion partnerships. she now has more than 1 million followers, and her own hashtag, eva chen pose. it's about being yourself and not being afraid to have a voice and take a stand. the most successinueer a ones that are natural. chrissymy teigen f'svorite. she literally just herself. >> reporter: but you don't have
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to be a model or a celebrity to be an influencer. >> if yosaid this is the best lunchbox, no matter how many followers you have, i will be like i will take this recommendation seiously. you know, shes.know >> reporter: chen says everyone has a voice on instagram and it's not just about getting the most likes. it serves as a platformr people from all walks l ofife to make connections and an impact. >> i think that'sne of the ist beautiful things about instagram is thcan help you build empathy for other people and what they're going through. especially when people talk about things like mental health or climate change, whatever is important to plthem, it's a form for bringing them together. >> reporter: eun yang, news 4 washito let's check in with lauryn cketts. anytime it's 81 degrees at 6:2
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in the rng atusbe indiveke the amazing heat that's on its way. > the heat that's already been here, that's what we're seeing out there ann it will conti to build throughout the day. we are looking at temperatures possibly right around 100 degrees. out there today. last time we had temperatures -- air temperatures triple digits, that was back in august of 2016. let'go ahead and take a look outside right now. pink hazy sky out there right now. you can see we are weather alert out there this morning. and we will continue to see that heat build throughout the day. but today mostly dry. now, we do have a small chan of a developing shower, stray shower later on this afternoon but most of it's dry. dangerous heat once again tomorrow. could have a few showers and thunderstorms, slightly better chance tomorrow afoon to tomorrow evening and we'll have rain throughout the day on monday and also rain throughout the day on tuesday. and tuesday, that's finally when this heat wave starts to break. current temperatures out there right now, 70s, 80s in d.c.,
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also in clint and maryland. index at this t point. it feels like 93 in annapolis. 86 here, 82 in baltimore. boy is it warm out there. again, as megan was saying, cessive warnings begin at 11:00 a.m. and go until 9:00 p.m. tight. the hyatt index between 105 and 115 degrees. so angain it's g to be a hot, hot day out there. by noon that heat index is already going to be over 105. by 2:00 or 3:00, well over 100 and probably likely over 115. it should be over 110 right it's going to be a hot day out there. take breaks if you are outside in the shade. make sure you're staying hydrated with water. your saturday outlook, outdoor exercise, just go inside. otherwise do it early morning. you already saw the heat index, 90s in some spots. pool time, it was too hot to go to the pol yesterday for me.
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it's very hot. most of us will stay dry out there. if the sky starts to darken, we could have a stray shower. lard work, it's blistering. leave it unti next weekend. we could see an isolated shower out of this development of thunderstorms, especially throth maryland. t would be isolated if we do see anything. most of us are staying dry. you can see this evening isolated stray shor popping up. most of us dry until tomorrow afternoon and a 30% chance of d showers an thunderstorms. better chance of rain into monday. leading into tuesday we will ave rain, temperatures tomorrow around 90 degreesand excessive heat watch for tomorrow as well and once again it will feel like about 115. likely turn that into a warning. we have those rain chances monday through the day on tuesday, less humid on tuesday. then we hit a stretch of dry weather and plenty of sunshine, normal ines back near the mid to upper 80s. more news right after this.
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so we have to talk about the "cats" trailer which i have not seen yet. our producers are like you want to r this story, love it or hate it, it's a big hit. >> memes all over the internet. you have to have seen the memes. >> no. we got our first look at this trail with stars like james
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dorden, taylor swift and jennifer hudson morphing into cast on screen. take a look. ♪ so easy to leave me > >see, remember this. >> people have been poking fun at the trailern social media. i see why. >> i know. some of the faces are a bit like -- you're like whoa, whoa. >> that's interesting. oh. despite the initial hate theot tra lot of people saying they're going to go see the hit broadway musical that turns into a movie this christmas. hance to see et a it on broadway. i'm excited to watch the movie when it comes out. >> i'm not a g musical person. i've never seen "cats". >> you've got your chance coming up. >> not a big taylor swift fan, so it's likewh ever. yn you're baa humbug, lauren ricketts. >> we hate this forecast coming
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up too. >> no, the forecast, oh, my g h, it's so hot out there. the heat's going to break. it's not going to be for a little bit meagan. when the heat will finally end. when i was diagnosed with ms, the first thing i thought about
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meagan fitzgerald. it is a hot, hot start to our weekend. tng temperatures just goip from here. you can see it on your screen already, 81 degrees at 6:30 this morning. we want to check in with lauryn ricketts to get a look at when we're going to have relief in sight. dangerous. at is >> it is. it's extremely dangerous out there, meagan. make sure you stay hydrated. it's the weekendbe so may stay inside out there today. it's going to be a blistering heat that we have not been dealing with f severalears. august of 2016 was the last time we hit triple digits. i think we'll be on that path today. let's go ahead and take a look outside. the sun came up, just about 30 minutes ago, and we've got that hazy sky out there. currently that temperature is ready 81 degrees. the hyaeat index with the humidy feels like 93 in annapolis already. the temperature is going to keep going up. we'll top out around 100 degrees
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today, excessive heat warnings ihoplace all throug the day today because it's going to feel close to 115 degrees. let's talk about when it's oing to break. let's talk about rain relief coming because we have some chances this weekend. we'll show you thatn your futurecast coming up in 20 minutes. take a look at this map. this is i ortant. what you're looking at here is the many cooling stations around the city. ibraries and other ci buildings will serve as cooling stations for those who need them. city pools are also going to be staying open a little later this weekend. you can find more on these cooling stations in d.c. and around the region in our nbc washington app. and we could see more heat waves if we don't makeanchs. that's according to climate scientists. researchers at the union of concerned scientists spent two years trying todetermine how many dangerously ho could see the rest of this century under the effects of climate change.
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scientists say if we do not reduce emissions, extreme hot days will be more commo that concerns parents like sharnetta pkins. >> i'm concerned about the environment right now. i don't want to wait -- >> we need toeduce emissions between 30% and 60% by 2030. >> scientists say there's no time like the present to make changes. the heat wave could affect weekend plans. many organizers are cancelling outdoor events because it's too darn hot out there. d.c. is keeping its public pool oplittle later to give you a chance to try and cool off. storm team 4 will be working for you all weeke long through the heat wave. we'll have our hour by hour forecast and updates to those heat advisories in our nbc washington app. of course we're followg developing story this morning, d.c. police are trying to figure out what led to a father and son
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being shot to death in their own home. they say ala reve found hugh scruggs and his 17-year-old son akey in their apartment ng yesterday eve. this is on queen street rtas ane two oth h bn a source close to the investigation tells us the shooting did not happen yesterday. it's unclear how long the bodies were inside that apartment. and this morning we're re learning mobout an 11-year-old boy who was shot and killed in southeast d.c. ron brown wast a gas station on thursday night. police say several adults got into an argument and shotsere fired. karon tried to run away but was struck and killed. news 4 spoke to his mothdi who 't want to reveal her identity. >> he was just a baby. he w my youngest. his brother told me he ran one way and karon ran another way. you'remoing to ai right -- aim at the person you're aiming for. why would you hit a child? >> karon was a fifth grader at
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d.c. scholar stanton elemenry school and that school is not ldr from where he was killed. his mother to us he loved the program he s in. she said it taught him patience. and this morning the reward to find karon's killer has been raised to $50,000. it's still not clear who the shooter was targeti but we have more images of the suspected gunman. they were released last night and we've seen -- we're seeing the guynning away from the scene shirtless with an object in his hand. officers tell us he was with four other people. no one has been arrested yesterday. karon brown is at least the sixth child, 13 or younger, to be wounded or killed as a result of gun violence here inur city in the past six months. we took a look at the cases from 2019 and found that all of these cases areth east of e anacostia river, the youngest victim just
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3 years old. and among the others are a pair of brothers ages 12 and 13, were shot just a few months apart. one of the boys nowlaralyzed. of these cases came after mayor bowser launched a summer crime initiative. some d.c. students have said they thk more counselors in schools could help with little dispues that escalate into violence. something certainly needs to be done. a judge sentenced the former nsa contractor to nine years in prison undera the preement harold martind pleade guilty to a single cou of willful retention of national defense information. he is accused of stealing and storing two decades worth of classified information in his maryland home. back in 2016 agents raided his home and discovered the classified information. martin's attorneys say their client is a hoarder who never betrayed his country. three members of a white supremacist group will spend more than two years in prison for their part a deadly rally
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mb charlottesville, virginia you'll remer. members of the now defunct rise above movement were caught on amera assaulting counterprotesters before a planned unite the right rally two years ago. benjamin daly, and thomas gillen each pled guilty t conspiracy riot. a fourth man also pleaded guilty and will be sentencedlat a er date. and virginia democratic state lawmakers say they will not attend the 400th commemorative session in jamestown later this month. president trump is expected to be there and the lawmakers say the president doesn't represent the values the event is celebrating. they offered three words of adve to organizers. "send him back." and good news if you're a fantef the painr bob ross. remember bob ross, of course. iconic bob ross, the largest collection of his paintings to ever be displayed will go on exhibit this coming september. it will be visible at the
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franklin park artsin center percyville, virginia. it includes 24 originals ross created during the time on "the joy of painting," in additn to viewing the works painte can take part in three workshops with a bob ross certified instructor. i think they have halloween costumes of him, right? coming up this mornin extreme heat puts a huge burden on utilities that powers your air-conditioning. w to stay cool withouter ovworking the system, that's coming up. not all water is created equal.
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welcome back. it's 6:40. and it'salready 81 degrees outside. t is going to be a hot day ahead. dangerously hot. but listen, power companies have been on stand by all week. the number of air-conditionings running on high is putting more
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strain on the electric grid. news 4's chris gordon twiked some folks over at pep co about getting ready for this heat. >> reporter: if you think it's just too darn hot look at this, a road crew layingck blaop in northeast washington. >> the asphalt down on the ground is 200 degrees hotter, depes how hot the heat is underneath the pavent, you've got to stay hydrated. >> reporter: people are trying to beet the heat any way they can. >> it's really hot. i'm just dressing cool today. >> how are you dealing with the heat today? >> we're ing to the movies to keep cool. >> reporter: you know where this is going today. >> an ice cream cone. >> did that help with the heat? >> not necessarily,ut it was delicious. >> reporter: pep co has extr staff on call. it's prepared for this heat wave and hopes to avoid a blackout like the one in new york city on saturday. maryland customers may havec reved this call from pep co. >> friday, july 19th will be a
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peak savings day for maryland customers. earn a bill credit by reducing your energy use by 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. when demand for energy is ihighest. >> you sign up for our peak savings program we'll actually take control of your thermostat for certain hours throughout the day and you set the level of whatever you're comfortable th. anden at a certain period of time instead of your air-conditioning blowing full-time, maybe just your fan is blowing or yourco air-itioning is running at different levels. >> that was chris gordon reporting. we are working for you with ts to stay eco friendly during the heat wave. search heat quiz on our app. speaking of the heat, we want to show it to you. can you see it?to you're going feel it if you step outside.s. 81 degree 6:42 this morning. and today we're also looking back at the -- o celebrating of the country's greatest
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accomplishments. but what does the future of space exploration look like? coming up next, a closer look at the explosion of private companies leading the charge into the final frontier.
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as we celebrate 50 years since americans madeto ithe moon interest in space exploration has certainly jump but private industry is ahead of that curve, joining nasa in the push for the moon and beyond
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nbc's morgan brennan takes a closer look. >> reporter: 50 years ago the first humans stepped foot on the himoon. the storic apollo 11 mission cinched america's dominance in space, a lead that continues but waned after the cold war's close. now that's changing. companies like elon musk's spacex pioneer reusable atckets th cut the price of going into orbit. a ushering inew era that gives the u.s. more options as itre hinks its s.strategie >> the next giant leap and return american astronauts to the moon. >> reporter: nasa's new program is named artemis, sending americans back in five years, a feat only achieved through the help of the private sector.de chad anrson the ceo of space
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angels says we're in an entrepren rial space race. >> we've gone from a dozen privately funded company to 40 raising 22 billion of equity capital. >> reporter: one start-up is astro bottic. it has almost $100 million in contracts, including recent awards from nasa. >> we offer nasa ao much m affordable opportunity to regularly fly payloads to the surface of the on and that's going to open the doors wide open to scientists and explorers and tchnology developers all over our country and all over the world to begin to understand theoon in much better ways. >> reporter: it's just one example, companies are focusing on everying from rockets to moon mining to habitats. jeff bezos blue origin spent the last three years designing its own moon lander. a space station that would orbit the moon which several
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contractors are competing to build. >> the purpose of that is for nasa to launch exploration missions from there and support exoration of the moon and eventually other locations. >> reporter: it will all take more money, up to $30 billion over five years. for sierra nevada's lindsay a space shuttle commander it isn't a matter of whether space goes mainstream but a matter of when. >> i want to some day walk into al schoo and say i'm steve, i'm an astronaut and all the kids look at me and say big deal, there are a ga zillion of those. >> wouldn't that be the day? >> yeah. there's a lot of events that are going to be taking place on the national mall to commemorate the 50th anniversary. if you're going to be out there, umbrellas to block the sun. >> yeah. >> sunscreen, water, what can you do? >> definitely stay hydrated. i have concert in loudoun
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this evening at and ooemicing for it. >> it's so intense. even going out on the national mall toacatch the shuttle, the cool light show they have there on the washington monument even tonight it's still going f toel like we're in the 80s and 90s even then, even after the sun goes down at 8:30. so again, take precaution. a hot 's going to be weekend out there. you probablyalready do know that. ybody's talking about. if you didn't know inthat, walk outside and see for yourself. the temperatures right now are warm. 70s and 80s. 81 here in the district. 85 in annapolis right now. we will continue warm right on up. our heat index right now at 6:49 on saturday morning in july, oh yeah, it's warm, feeling like 93 degrees for our friends in
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annapolis. feeling like 86 he in the district. 82 in frederick. factor in the heat and humidity and you get that number and you also get excessivgs heat warnin with that number. starting at 11:00 a.m., going until 9:00 p.m. tonight feeling more like 10 to 115 degrees out there. a good portion of our time is going to be over 11 so please be careful. so this is what it looks like througho the day. 8:00 p.m. here in d.c., that temperature at 86, our hyattex inill go up into the 90s. then 11:00, our temperature goes up into the 90s and stays right there. we'll top out around 10degrees today, first time since august 2016, august 15th of 2016 was the last time we had temperatures in the triple digits. but you can see that heat index on the right. hottest part of the day is in the afternoon. take precaution ev by the time you he into the evening still looking very hot out there with that hyatt index pushing up to
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triple digits. so even if you're walking the dog, look at this, amelia's dog right here, cora, you can see t her,s is walking the dog, just know for our friends as well, furry friends th are walking on this black asphalt or the concrete it is hot out ther b they couldn their paws. take precaution withhat and just know maybet walking in grass or walking in a park, might be the day to do that. as far as we are concerned as humans, drink plenty of water. avoid long hours out ofdoors. make sure you wear light colors or loose fitted clothing. take time in the shade. a lot cooler there.le never e pets or kids in the car. i saw that once again somebody left their do dog in the car with no air-conditioning runnint at grocery store. sometimes it's just an out of habit but please just try not to do that. take a look right now, we're seeing a little system but watch how it kind of fizzles out. we could see debris rolling into
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maryland. so i'm going to keep a chaef isolated showers throughout the most of us will stay dry, begging for rain. aswe go through tomorrow looking dry, plenty of sunshine both days, 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms popping up tomorrow, a few overnight into monday and morein expected monday and some heavy rain at that could even have some heavy rain monday into tuesay as the frontal system comes through. tomorrow around 99 degrees. once we've dangerous heat out there and tomorrowwe have the excessive heat watch. however, likely turning into a warning because of what it's going to feel like out there. so today, tomorrow, it's going to be hot and then we get into your sunday. monday, we will have a chance for rain throughout the afternoon. chances of rain throughout the day on tuesday. some areas onuesday may not make it out of the 70s. so again, the heat wave finally breaks by the time we get into tuesday. wednesday, thursday, friday through next week looking a lot better, maybe rain next, next. monday but not looking too bad.
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weha will continue to some shine with lower humidity onc we get tooutuea more on the other side of this break. see you th.
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