25 May 2020


Virgin Orbit's first test launch postponed (2)
Published: May 24, 2020 at 7:04 p.m. ET By Associated Press If all goes well, rocket carried by 747 will send satellite into low Earth orbit This photo provided by Virgin Orbit shows a Boeing 747 with a rocket slung beneath its port wing in its final major test before an upcoming demonstration of its system in which the rocket will be carried aloft and launched.
Trump to attend Wednesday's NASA astronaut launch in Florida (29)
May 24, 2020 (Mainichi Japan) In this image provided by NASA, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft onboard is seen on the launch pad at Launch Complex 39A during a brief static fire test ahead of NASA's SpaceX Demo-2 mission, Friday, May 22, 2020, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Tanker Arrival Deepens Iran-Venezuela Brotherhood, Friendship (5)
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian envoy in Caracas Hojatollah Soltani said friendship and brotherhood ties between Tehran and Caracas have increased as the country's first oil tanker has arrived in Venezuelan waters. "Two leaders, two countries, two revolutions whose hearts are together," Soltani tweeted on Sunday beside a picture of Ayatollah Khamenei and the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez. "The first Iranian fuel tanker arrived in Venezuela; Venezuelan defense
Hard times for Boeing, long a symbol of American might (1)
Last Updated On 24 May,2020 10:53 pm The company was unable to raise the funds to finance its business. NEW YORK (AFP) - Faced with the calamitous fallout from the coronavirus on airline customers and the broader economy, Boeing found itself in an unfamiliar and uncomfortable position in March. The company, a longtime symbol of American industrial power, was unable to raise the funds to finance its business.
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