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SpaceX Inspiration4 mission splashes down in first Atlantic Ocean landing

Homeward bound. Inspiration4 Best three-day “weekend” ever? That may be the question SpaceX’s four civilian astronauts are putting to themselves after returning to Earth on Saturday. The crew of the historic Inspiration4 mission splashed down off the Florida coast at about 7 p.m. local time, after having orbited the globe almost 50 times since Thursday.…

Covid: Daily recoveries continue to exceed new cases

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s Covid-19 recovery cases continue to exceed the number of daily new infections when 17,205 recoveries were reported compared to 15,549 new cases as of noon today. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pix) said today’s numbers bring the country’s cumulative recoveries to 1,840,453 people. He said 1,165 patients are currently…

Gatchalian, Sara lead vaccination drive

SEN. Sherwin Gatchalian, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio lead vaccination drive. Photo courtesy from SEN. Sherwin Gatchalian Facebook SEN. Sherwin Gatchalian yesterday joined Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio in overseeing the second phase of the vaccination rollout for thousands of essential workers and economic frontliners in the city.Over 25,000 Dabawenyos are expected to be vaccinated…

Water diversion project drives environmental improvements and provides new jobs for locals

Residents stroll through the streets of Ankang city, Shaanxi province. [Xinhua] Tuesday marks the third anniversary of the start of operations of the central route of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project, a massive infrastructure program designed to transport water from the south of the country to the arid northern regions via three separate channels. So…

Half-price entry to top tourist sites

Eighty-two tourist attractions, museums and art galleries across Shanghai will offer half-price admission between Friday to September 24 to celebrate the annual Shanghai Tourism Festival.The list includes the iconic Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the 88th-floor observatory at Jin Mao Tower, the Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, the Shanghai Tower observatory, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, the Donglin…

SpaceX launches 4 amateurs on private Earth-circling trip

1of26A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with four private citizens onboard, lifts off in this time-exposure photo from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Pad 39-A, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, in Cape Canaveral, Fla.John Raoux/APShow MoreShow Less 2of26In this photo provided by Inspiration4, Elon Musk, front center, poses with the all-amateur crew before departure to Launch Complex 39A…

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