Ukrainian bathers witness unexpected military invasion

How about this for a tourist attraction?! A lazy summer’s afternoon on a lake in Chuguev, Ukraine, was disrupted by a small yet extremely noticeable military invasion!** A helicopter interrupted the peace and quiet of bathers and swimmers by hovering over the water, dropping a small contingent of troops, and then buzzing off again. Apparently … Read more Ukrainian bathers witness unexpected military invasion

NASA launches Mars rover to look for signs of life

Nasa’s most ambitious mission yet to the Red Planet blasted off from Florida’s Cape Canavera today, bound for a 3.5 billion-year-old former lake, seeking the answer to the question that has fascinated the world since long before David Bowie’s 1973 hit: Is there life on Mars? It soared into the sky under clear, sunny and … Read more NASA launches Mars rover to look for signs of life

NASA’s Perseverance rover lifts off to Mars

NASA has launched its Perseverance Rover from Cape Canaveral in Florida to seek out life on Mars. When it reaches the Red Planet, the rover will look for biosignatures, take rock samples, and fly an experimental helicopter over the planet’s surface. The launch comes on the heels of similar missions from China and the UAE. … Read more NASA’s Perseverance rover lifts off to Mars

NASA Rover Perseverance Blasts Off on New Mission to Mars

NASA launched its latest Mars rover, dubbed Perseverance, on Thursday, the first step in the space agency’s newest effort to hunt for signs of ancient microbial life and collect samples that will eventually be returned to Earth. The rover blasted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida atop an Atlas V rocket, beginning its 6 ½ month trip … Read more NASA Rover Perseverance Blasts Off on New Mission to Mars

Nasa Mars 2020: First aircraft to fly on another planet – BBC News

This small helicopter is set to be the first aircraft to fly on another planet. Ingenuity is a 1.8kg (4lb) helicopter that will ride to Mars attached to the belly of Nasa’s Perseverance Rover and is due to arrive in February 2021. Nasa wants to be first to demonstrate powered flight in Mars’ thin atmosphere, … Read more Nasa Mars 2020: First aircraft to fly on another planet – BBC News

NASA Holds Briefing on Mars Perseverance Rover Launch at Kennedy Space Center

(July 28) Watch live as NASA holds a briefing on “Mission Tech and Humans to Mars” on July 28, 2020, at 4:00 pm ET in Cape Canaveral, Florida, in connection with the upcoming launch of Mars Perseverance, which is scheduled for July 30. Participants include: Jeff Sheehy, chief engineer, NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate, Jim … Read more NASA Holds Briefing on Mars Perseverance Rover Launch at Kennedy Space Center

Strait of Hormuz war games | Iran’s troops practice attack on mock US aircraft carrier

With relations between the US and Iran even worse than usual, Tehran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has practiced attacking a fake aircraft carrier. As part of large-scale military drills across the south of the Iran, the IRGC circled a mock aircraft carrier – made to resemble the Nimitz-class ships of the US Navy, complete … Read more Strait of Hormuz war games | Iran’s troops practice attack on mock US aircraft carrier

Dangerous driver jailed after 130mph police chase through Merthyr Tydfil

A dangerous driver who led police on a chase through a town at speeds of more than 130mph has been jailed. Leon Fear, 23, failed to stop for officers carrying out random checks at the beginning of the Covid-19 lockdown and then led them on a 20-minute pursuit through Merthyr Tydfil, south Wales. Fear, who … Read more Dangerous driver jailed after 130mph police chase through Merthyr Tydfil

EU Recovery Fund agreement: Historic deal or “helicopter money”?

While MEP Sandro Gozi hails EU #RecoveryFund deal as historic, no such joy from German MP Klaus-Peter Willsch. Listen to their opposing reactions to the French finance minister’s claim that the agreement marks “the birth of a more Franco-German #Europe.” More in #F24Debate… Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all … Read more EU Recovery Fund agreement: Historic deal or “helicopter money”?

Drone copter to take flight for the first time on Mars

Despite a global pandemic and some technical delays, NASA’s 2020 Mars Rover – the aptly named Perseverance – is scheduled to launch this summer (currently slated for July 30) on a groundbreaking endeavor. Perseverance will bring along a small, four-pound helicopter dubbed Ingenuity. The copter will be the first flying vehicle on another planet and … Read more Drone copter to take flight for the first time on Mars

Coronavirus: Florida Police Break Up Block Party in Kissimmee

A Florida sheriff’s department said it had broken up several parties at vacation rental homes amid the coronavirus pandemic. The department posted footage online of one party that continued into the early hours of July 12. The video, shared by the Osceola Sheriff’s Office, was taken in the vicinity of Windsor at Westside, a vacation … Read more Coronavirus: Florida Police Break Up Block Party in Kissimmee

‘Glee’ Star Naya Rivera Remembered on Lakeshore Where Her Body Was Found

Loved ones of actress Naya Rivera gathered on the shore of California’s Lake Piru where her body was found to remember the “Glee” star whose last act alive was saving the life of her 4-year-old son, according to authorities. Video of the gathering showed 12 people looking out over the lake while holding hands. The … Read more ‘Glee’ Star Naya Rivera Remembered on Lakeshore Where Her Body Was Found

Covid-19: Donald Trump wears mask in public for first time during coronavirus pandemic | ITV News

Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading coronavirus. President Trump flew by helicopter to Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in suburban Washington to meet … Read more Covid-19: Donald Trump wears mask in public for first time during coronavirus pandemic | ITV News

Saving Kitty | Rescuers save woman & her cat from severe floods, Japan

Credit: Japan Coast Guard On July 4th, a rescue team carried out a helicopter operation to save a woman and a cat stranded in the floodwaters in Japan’s Hitoyoshi. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow … Read more Saving Kitty | Rescuers save woman & her cat from severe floods, Japan

Donald Trump openly wears face mask for first time during hospital visit

Donald Trump wore a face mask in public for the first time during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday evening.  ‘When you’re in a hospital, especially … I think it’s expected to wear a mask,’ the US president said as he left the White House in a helicopter to visit Walter Reed National … Read more Donald Trump openly wears face mask for first time during hospital visit