NASA Launch Marks New Era in Space Travel

When NASA’s Space Shuttle program ended in 2011, few thought it would take more than eight years for U.S. astronauts to launch back into orbit from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. But as VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports, hopes ride high on a new “space race” of privately developed launch systems ushering in a new era of U.S. […]

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Hong Kong Police Blockade Legislature Ahead of National Anthem Vote

Hong Kong riot police established a blockade around the city’s legislative complex Wednesday as lawmakers prepared to debate a controversial bill that would make disrespecting China’s national anthem a crime.  Police erected water-filled barriers around the complex to keep away protesters after a call went out the night before to surround the building to derail the proceedings.  But thousands of protesters gathered in the city’s […]

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Coronavirus Deaths Top 350,000 Worldwide

The worldwide death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic has surpassed 350,000.  The milestone comes as South Korea announced Wednesday its highest number of new cases in 49 days. Authorities are focusing on testing workers from e-commerce giant Coupang after dozens of cases were linked to a company site outside of Seoul.  South Korea’s Centers for Disease […]

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Embedded Optical Fiber Polarizer Market Growth By 2027 | Thorlabs, Hamamatsu Photonics, Corning, OZ Optics, Phoenix Photonics, Chiral Photonics, Timbercon, and Fujikura Ltd

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. May 27, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) — The global Embedded Optical Fiber Polarizer market size is expected to gain market growth in the forecast period of 2020 to 2027, with a CAGR of xx% in the forecast period of 2020 to 2027 […]

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Trafficked Nigerian women rescued from Lebanon

Image copyright NaptipImage caption The women were taken to a hotel where they will stay in self isolation Fifty trafficked Nigerian women have been rescued from Lebanon and returned home, Nigeria’s foreign minister says. They have all been placed in quarantine following their arrival on Sunday as a precaution against coronavirus. The country’s anti-trafficking agency […]

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