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Chinese astronauts training for space station crewed flights

BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday a cohort of astronauts is training for four crewed missions this year as the country works to complete its first permanent orbiting space station. ...

Photo of the Day: Southern Taiwan from space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the weekend, a Japanese astronaut drew praise from many Taiwanese netizens for posting a photo of southern Taiwan captured from the International Space Station (ISS)....

Is Russia distorting GPS signals to protect Vladimir Putin?

Since the start of the year the news has been filled with headlines about a palace on the Black Sea near the resort town of Gelendzhik that opposition activist Alexei Navalny claimed was built for Rus...

Russian ISS cosmonauts struggle to find an air leak

The International Space Station is still losing oxygen but the situation is under control, Russian space agency Roscosmos said on Saturday, adding that the agency was ready to send an additional suppl...

Fauci, Kamala among famous names on mispronounced words list

FOW-chee, CAW-ma-la….dah-VIN-chee? America’s preeminent infectious disease expert, Anthony Fauci, and its incoming vice president, Kamala Harris, join the Renaissance master himself,...

Seeds from Taiwan plant species launched to space station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cargo capsule carrying seeds from four plant species provided by Taiwan is on its way to the International Space Station (ISS) after launching from the U.S. state of Flo...

Japanese astronaut takes photos of Taiwan cities from space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese astronaut Noguchi Soichi (野口聰一) was invited Saturday (Dec. 5) to visit Kaohsiung and Tainan after taking nighttime pictures of the southern Taiwan cities from the...

Coronavirus: Clinics in Naples, Italy, on the brink of collapse

"My father died because the administration of the national health service is so abysmal — the hospital is only 1 kilometer (about half a mile) away from his home but the emergency room has ...

Russian-US trio of astronauts launches to the ISS

MOSCOW (AP) — A trio of space travelers has launched successfully to the International Space Station, for the first time using a fast-track maneuver to reach the orbiting outpost in just three hours. ...

Fuji Xerox Innovation Re:Mix Forum – Work Reimagined gives perspectives on how to pivot into the ‘next’ normal

Industry leaders and analysts share perspectives and solutions to build business resiliency post-pandemic SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 25 September 2020 - Fuji Xerox Singapore, a leading provider in ...

Taiwan launches new ESG dashboard

Taiwan Depository & Clearing Corporation (TDCC), the central securities depository of Taiwan, on Thursday (Aug. 27) launched Taiwan ESG Dashboard to help issuers and investors access ESG ratings o...

Chinese soldiers write goodbye letters to spouses amid war fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) asked soldiers in the province of Fujian, opposite Taiwan, to write a goodbye letter to their spouses, giving rise to mu...

Taiwan to send seeds into outer space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will send seeds from four endemic plant species into space in October as part of the "Space Seeds for Asian Future" project initiated by the Japan Aerospa...

5 things to know today - that aren't about the virus

Your daily look at late-breaking news and stories that are being talked about: 1. ISS CREW LANDS IN KAZAKHSTAN An International Space Station crew has landed safely...

ISS crew lands in Kazakhstan after more than 200 days

MOSCOW (AP) — An International Space Station crew has landed safely in Kazakhstan after more than 200 days in space. The Soyuz capsule carrying NASA astronauts Andrew Morgan, Jessica...