April 22, 2021

How Apollo 11 brought humanity together

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By Pallab Gibson From BBC News As if illuminated by a divine light, the Saturn V rocket shimmered on launch pad 39A at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Emblazoned with the stars and stripes and cloaked by the gold and crimson of the dawn’s early light, it appeared as American as the nation’s anthem. In their space […]

The Publisher speaks: Courage

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What is courage? By Joan E. (Watler) Wilson I believe courage is one’s self looking out over the world and recognising a challenge which could be anything. For instance, Neil Armstrong looking at the moon and saying he wanted to walk on its surface; Columbus telling the King of Portugal that there were spice islands […]

Buzz Aldrin calls Space Force ‘One Giant Leap’

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From Newsmax Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, is impressed with the Trump administration’s Space Force plan. Aldrin, who walked on the surface of the moon minutes after Neil Armstrong in 1969, tweeted on Friday On Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence announced plans for a new, separate U.S. Space Force as a […]

HMCIPS achievement ceremony

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HMCIPS Fresh Start Achievement Ceremony Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service celebrated the success of the Fresh Start Vocational Training Programme on Wednesday (28 June 2017), as phase one of the pilot project is complete. During the past eight weeks, a group of inmates worked in tandem with local leaders of various construction companies to […]

Who owns outer space? And what happens when corporations want to extract resources from asteroids or planets?

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By David Barnett From The Independent David Barnett examines the next big land grab There was never a territory in human history that someone didn’t think they could own or make money out of. And that goes for outer space as well – in fact, it has done for the best part of 60 years. […]