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Europe names world’s first disabled astronaut

The European Space Agency on Wednesday named the first ever “parastronaut” in a major step towards allowing people with physical disabilities to work and live in space. The 22-nation agency said it had selected former British Paralympic sprinter John McFall as part of a new generation of 17 recruits picked …

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Nasa’s Artemis 1 rocket blasts off to the moon

The uncrewed mission around the moon will pave the way for a crewed flight test and future human lunar exploration. Nasa’s Artemis moon mission has successfully lifted off Earth, heralding a new era for lunar exploration which will eventually see humans return to the moon. After a series of failed …

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Twitter bans climate change ads that contradict scientific consensus

Such advertisements will be categorised as inappropriate content. Microblogging platform Twitter on Friday announced that it will ban advertisements that “contradict the scientific consensus” on climate change. “We believe that climate denialism shouldn’t be monetized on Twitter, and that misrepresentative ads shouldn’t detract from important conversations about the climate crisis,” …

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