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24 June 2017 | 9:00 am
Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully fired up a Falcon 9 rocket for the eighth time this year on Friday, matching its flight total for all of last year.
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.
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.
26 Sep 2021
In less than 20 years, SpaceX has gone from upstart to leader in commercial spaceflight. It's hoping for its first civilian orbital flight this September.
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Inflation in the eurozone reached 10% in September, the highest it has ever been in the history of the common European currency.
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Against the backdrop of far-right Italian politician Giorgia Meloni's election win, a video circulating heavily on social media claims that anti-EU demonstrators ripped down the EU flag outside the bloc's Rome headquarters. But all is not as it seems. We also debunk photographs from a Meloni campaign rally that are plagued by Photoshop accusations.Join us for this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
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As the world struggles to overcome the huge problems of today, it would do well to turn towards indigenous peoples for solutions. That's the message from Julian Brave NoiseCat, a writer, journalist and advocate for indigenous peoples.
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The last section of the Humboldt Forum, a new museum in Berlin, is opening to the public. The museum's east wing houses collections of the Museum of Asian Art and the Ethnological Museum. Famous Benin bronzes are on display there before their restitution.