SpaceX lifts off for ISS in recycled rocket
25 April 2021 | 1:58 pm
Four astronauts have lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida for a 23-hour flight to the International Space Station. The crew, who met with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk before takeoff, will spend six months on the ISS.
2 May 2021
SpaceX lifted off on its third crewed mission to the International Space Station early Friday from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Four astronauts were on board, including Frenchman Thomas Pesquet. le décollage de SpaceX vers la Station spatiale internationale
30 Apr 2021
Members of the Xi'an Symphony Orchestra play as the Long-March 5B rocket with the first module of the Chinese space station shoots up behind them. The concert was put on "to cheer up the rocket launch" according to the orchestra’s conductor. The band were playing "Positive Outlook" by David Hoffner.
3 May 2021
After the successful splashdown of the SpaceX capsule with four astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS) off the coast of Florida, NASA hailed at a press conference an "incredible day".
9 May 2021
It's impossible to predict when and where China's Long March 5 rocket, a CZ-5B, will crash down to Earth. But it will. The question is: What's the risk?
7 May 2021
Elon Musk's SpaceX has successfully launched and landed the SN15 after initial attempts ended in explosions mid-air or shortly after landing.
10 May 2021
The fragments are from a Chinese space module launched at the end of last month. There had been speculation about where the debris would land, but experts predicted the chances of death or injuries were tiny.
17 May 2021
Jeremy Issacharoff, Israel's ambassador to Germany, told DW that Hamas initiated the current deadly exchange between Israel and Gaza, and called on the organization to stop firing rockets.
6 Jun 2021
Cosmonauts conduct spacewalk from the ISS
9 Jul 2021
A number of rocket attacks have been carried out against US military and diplomatic targets. According to the extremist monitoring group SITE, they were carried out by pro-Iranian militias.
19 Jul 2021
He set the French Riviera alight in 2017 when the "The Florida Project" screened in the Directors' Fortnight sidebar. Sean Baker is back in Cannes with his latest film "Red Rocket" in competition. Simon Rex plays Mikey, a washed-up porn star who charms, cheats and hustles his way to success. Once again, the filmmaker's eye and ear for small-town America make for a touching and wry portrait of the margins of society.
21 Jul 2021
Images show key Afghan political figures including President Ashraf Ghani praying and reacting to rocket blasts that can be heard on a live broadcast by state media in Kabul. The prayers were held at the start of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, ahead of a speech by the President.
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged financial assistance to the victims of the deadly earthquake. During the visit to area, he also urged rescuers to focus on people still trapped under the rubble.
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Warsaw said it received the offer of Eurofighters and Patriot defense missiles "with satisfaction." It came a week after a Polish town bordering Ukraine was hit by a missile.
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Nations planning to wear a rainbow-themed One Love captain’s armband decided to back down on Monday. The seven countries have cited the threat of disciplinary action from world governing body FIFA for the decision.
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Fortune Mgwili-Sibanda, Public Policy, and Government Relations Director, TikTok Africa talks about the Safer Together campaign. This is the latest TikTok safety policy that informs parents on how to ensure the safety of their children online.
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German climate activist Luisa Neubauer says "the amount of mistrust" at the COP27 conference from the hardest-hit nations is being underestimated. "If this conference is supposed to mean anything, this is the moment where the Global North really has to pay up," she told DW, speaking in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.
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The deal to set up a fund to compensate poorer countries being hit by climate change is viewed as a positive development, but many remain skeptical as it's not clear who would pay for it and who would benefit.