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telegraph.co.uk - Matthew Field - Safety comes second in China's race for space
Safety comes second in China's race for space
The Telegraph

The remnants of China's biggest rocket came crashing into the Indian Ocean just west of the Maldives archipelago a week ago on Sunday May 9. It was, according to Harvard astrophysicist Jonathan McDowell, a “reckless” end to one of the…

ft.com - The editorial board - China's ambitions create a new frontier in space
China's ambitions create a new frontier in space
Financial Times

China this weekend achieved something only the US and the Soviet Union have managed before: successfully landing a spacecraft with a surface rover on Mars. Its success marks another stride towards the country's aim of becoming a “space power…

scientificamerican.com - What I Learned in Space about the Climate Emergency
What I Learned in Space about the Climate Emergency
Scientific American

When you look at Earth from space, you realize just how vulnerable life is on this planet. The atmosphere is incredibly thin and fragile looking. Almost like a contact lens on someone's eye. During my first mission, in 1999, to fix the Hubble Space…

dailymail.co.uk - Space Force commander REMOVED from his role over CRT comments
Space Force commander REMOVED from his role over CRT comments
Mail Online

Lt Col. Matthew Lohmeier had appeared on a podcast when he made comments That led to a 'loss of trust...in his ability to lead', the Space Force said They added: 'Lt. Gen. Whiting has initiated a Command Directed Investigation on whether these…

businessinsider.com - Connor Perrett - Space Force Commander fired for comments made in podcasts about diversity, Marxism
Space Force Commander fired for comments made in podcasts about diversity, Marxism
Business Insider

A commander in the US Space Force was fired for comments made during podcast appearances. Lt. Col. Matthew Lohmeier was promoting his self-published book that claims Marxist ideologies are spreading in the US military. A DOD spokesperson told CNN…

ksl.com - Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press - China lands on Mars in major advance for its space ambitions
China lands on Mars in major advance for its space ambitions
KSL.com

BEIJING (AP) — China landed a spacecraft on Mars for the first time on Saturday, a technically challenging feat more difficult than a moon landing, in the latest step forward for its ambitious goals in space. Plans call for a rover to stay…

space.com - Andrew Jones - China's moon-sampling Chang'e 5 probe beams home eerie images from deep space
China's moon-sampling Chang'e 5 probe beams home eerie images from deep space
Space

China's Chang'e 5 spacecraft completed a historic delivery of moon rocks to Earth late last year, but the mission is still continuing with experiments in deep space. In December, the Chang'e 5 orbiter delivered a return capsule to Earth packed with…

artlyst.com - Model Maquette Scale Illusion Space at The Cello Factory Simon Streather
Model Maquette Scale Illusion Space at The Cello Factory Simon Streather
Artlyst

The exhibition ‘Model Maquette' arrives in a protracted time of pandemic fright, a time when most people's worlds have literally shrunk. Suggestions of either imaginative flight or claustrophobia become all the more poignant. An attachment…

indianexpress.com - Tech Desk - Apple discontinues Space Grey Magic Keyboard, Trackpad and Mouse
Apple discontinues Space Grey Magic Keyboard, Trackpad and Mouse
The Indian Express

Apple recently launched the new iMac 2021 in a range of vibrant colours. With the new design philosophy in mind, the brand has now decided to call quits on the signature Apple space grey coloured accessories for Macs and iMacs. The space grey…

express.co.uk - Melanie Kaidan - Prince Charles set to turn royal homes to public spaces for Britons - report
Prince Charles set to turn royal homes to public spaces for Britons - report
Express.co.uk

The Prince of Wales could open up some of the Royal Family 's private properties for visitors when he becomes King, according to a new report. The purported plans would see historical places like Clarence House, Windsor Castle, Balmoral…

sfchronicle.com - Janelle Bitker and Elena Kadvany - Despite pandemic closures, it's nearly impossible to get a restaurant space in the Bay Area
Despite pandemic closures, it's nearly impossible to get a restaurant space in the Bay Area
San Francisco Chronicle

After seeing their Oakland pop-up Pyro's Pastrami become an instant hit last fall, owners Anahita Cann and Cash Levi Caris started looking for a brick-and-mortar space. They thought it'd be fairly easy, given so many restaurants closed during the…

redmondpie.com - Paul Morris - RIP: Apple Discontinues Space Gray Mac Accessories
RIP: Apple Discontinues Space Gray Mac Accessories
Redmond Pie

It seems that the discontinuation of Apple's iMac Pro has also had knock-on consequences for the company's gorgeous range of Space Gray “Magic” accessories. The matching accessories on Apple's website all now include a “While…

telegraph.co.uk - Victoria Moore - What does wine aged in space taste like? Experts weigh in on the ultra-rare £700,000 bottle
What does wine aged in space taste like? Experts weigh in on the ultra-rare £700,000 bottle
The Telegraph

Buzz Aldrin took communion when he landed on the moon in 1969, sipping wine from a silver cup that he kept in his “personal preference” kit. Russian cosmonauts also enjoyed a sharpener during those early days of space travel, when…

mirror.co.uk - Sam Elliott-Gibbs - Justin Bieber channels his inner Princess Leia as he parades space bun hairstyle
Justin Bieber channels his inner Princess Leia as he parades space bun hairstyle
mirror

Justin Bieber showed off his space bun hairstyle with fans quick to notice the Princess Leia resemblance. The 27-year-old decided to put his new dreadlocks up high for another new look. Grabbing some food at BOA Steakhouse in West Hollywood last…

theguardian.com - Tony Naylor - We can get a table inside again - but what's the long-term future of restaurants?
We can get a table inside again - but what's the long-term future of restaurants?
The Guardian

Tom Kerridge has spent the pandemic irrepressibly “creating positive vibes”. He threw himself and volunteers from his teams into charitable projects such as Meals From Marlow, which delivered its 100,000th meal in February, and has…

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