A digital stroll through the ISS
04 February 2022 | 4:25 pm
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet chronicled his space mission in 360° panorama photos. Now anybody can peruse them on Google Street View and float virtually through the International Space Station.
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You won't see Elon Musk in Davos this year. He says it’s boring on Twitter, which he now owns, and which is still bleeding money. The same big losses are being seen at his electric car maker Tesla. But it would take a lot more for the billionaire to go broke. The truth is that in today's world, tech titans seem unbreakable, even when the likes of Musk face a lawsuit for allegedly manipulating Tesla's share price.
The new rescue ship was launched uncrewed, carrying only supplies for the three astronauts. It is expected to dock with the International Space Station in the next two days.
The Designated Crew 6 consists of two US astronauts, one from the UAE and one Russian cosmonaut. A previous launch attempt was called off due to a clogged filter.
The latest four-member crew to reach the International Space Station includes two US astronauts, a Russian cosmonaut and an astronaut from the UAE.
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The European Commission is publishing draft legislation on the digital euro. The putative currency, which would be an electronic 'complement' to the physical euro itself, could come into use as early as 2026.
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