Axiom space mission carries first private astronauts to ISS
11 April 2022 | 5:50 am
The Axiom-1 crew underwent rigorous astronaut training with both NASA and SpaceX to prepare for eight days of science and biomedical research aboard the International Space Station.
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NASA Acting Administrator Steve Jurczyk remarks on the possibility of having astronauts on Mars at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, shortly after the Perseverance rover landed on the red planet.
10 Apr 2021
US President Joe Biden calls for a ban on military style weapons and large ammunition clips in private hands. "We should also ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines," says Biden at a White House event to unveil a series of measures against what he called the "epidemic" of gun violence.
25 Apr 2021
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
15 May 2021
CBN eyes increased private sector investments in healthcare infrastructure
6 Jun 2021
Cosmonauts conduct spacewalk from the ISS
19 Jun 2021
The three-member crew will be the first to blast off to China's space station site to conduct spacewalks, maintenance work and science experiments.
10 Jul 2021
The UN Security Council accuses Russian mercenaries of human rights violations in the Central African Republic. Western mercenaries and companies also operate in Africa — often in a highly opaque manner.
10 Jul 2021
Chinese astronauts make first space walk at new station
5 Jul 2021
National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, have arrested a Nigerian woman based in Brazil, Mrs. Anita Ugochinyere Ogbonna, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, with 100 pellets of cocaine concealed in her private part and handbag.
26 Sep 2021
The Nauka module will function as a laboratory for scientific research aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
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Austria is dropping its mask wearing mandate for the time being — but expects the measure to be reintroduced after the summer. Swedish officials are also preparing for a new infection spike in autumn. Follow DW for more.
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British coin producer, The Royal Mint, unveiled its £5 coin on Monday (May 23) engraved with Prince William's portrait, in honour of the Duke of Cambridge's 40th birthday on June 21.
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