21 May 2018

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China launches relay satellite to explore Moon's far side (44)
Video PlayerClose XICHANG, May 21 (Xinhua) - China launched a relay satellite early Monday to set up a communication link between Earth and the planned Chang'e-4 lunar probe that will explore the mysterious far side of Moon. The satellite, named Queqiao (Magpie Bridge), was carried by a Long March- 4C rocket that blasted off at 5:28 a.m.
Japanese climber dies on eighth attempt on Everest: official (19)
Reuters Staff KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A Japanese climber, who lost nine fingertips to frostbite in a previous expedition, died on Monday during an attempt to climb Mount Everest, an official said, the second person to die on the world's highest mountain during the current climbing season. Japanese climber Kuriki Nobukazu speaks during an interview in Kathmandu, August 22, 2015.
Billboard Music Awards 2018: Complete list of winners (28)
IndiaToday.inMay 21, 2018 IndiaToday.inMay 21, 2018 Khalid won the Top New Artist Award; Taylor Swift won the Top Female Artist award. Photos: Reuters Hailed as one of the most prestigious music events, the 2018 edition of Billboard Music Awards witnessed a gala celebration of international music. Held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the event was hosted by American singer-songwriter Kelly Clarkson.
China satellite heralds first mission to dark side of Moon (15)
Published May 21, 2018, 2:16 PM By Agence France-Presse China launched on Monday a relay satellite that will allow a rover to communicate with the Earth from the far side of the Moon during an unprecedented mission later this year. The Queqiao ‘Magpie Bridge' satellite was blasted into space from the southwestern Xichang launch center.
Backstory: A very modern royal wedding (34)
Reuters Staff LONDON - At Reuters, planning for the marriage of Britain's Prince Harry to American actress Meghan Markle last Saturday in Windsor, England, began back in November when the royal engagement was announced. FILE PHOTO: BritainБ─(tm)s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan ride a horse- drawn carriage after their wedding ceremony at St GeorgeБ─(tm)s Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, Britain, May 19, 2018.
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