25 May 2020


Milestones of US human spaceflights (5)
AFP | May 25, 2020, 08:33 IST NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken participate in a dress rehearsal for launch at the agency's Kennedy Space Center Here are key milestones in the history of crewed US spaceflights, which resume on May 27 with the first transport of US astronauts to the International Space Station for nine years. On April 12, 1961, the United States is upstaged by the Soviet Union, when
UK's Johnson Backs Aide Over 250-Mile Lockdown Breach (3)
By The Associated Press May 25, 2020 LONDON-British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on May 24 he wouldn't fire his chief aide for allegedly violating national lockdown rules that he helped to create by driving the length of England to his parents' house while he was infected with the coronavirus. Defying a growing clamor from public and politicians, Johnson said Dominic Cummings had acted "responsibly, legally, and with integrity" when he drove
UK's Johnson Won't Fire Adviser Over Lockdown Violations (1)
By VOA News May 24, 2020 03:33 PM British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is defending one of his top advisers who has come under scrutiny for violating travel lockdowns. Johnson said he would not fire adviser Dominic Cummings, who drove 400 kilometers to his parents' house from London while he and his wife were sick with the novel coronavirus. Opposition politicians have called for Cummings' resignation or dismissal
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.
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