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Blue Origin New Shepard Rocket Flight Launches Bezos and Fellow Passengers

Blue Origin New Shepard Rocket Flight Launches Bezos and Fellow Passengers

Blue Origin New Shepard Rocket Flight Launches Bezos and Fellow Passengers Blue Origin New Shepard Rocket Flight Launches Bezos and Fellow Passengers Jeff Bezos, the richest human in the world, went to space on Tuesday. It was a brief jaunt — rising 60-some miles into the sky above West Texas — in a spacecraft that was built by Mr. Bezos’ …

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Israel Briefly Shells Southern Lebanon After Militant Rocket Fire

Israel Briefly Shells Southern Lebanon After Militant Rocket Fire

Israel Briefly Shells Southern Lebanon After Militant Rocket Fire Israel Briefly Shells Southern Lebanon After Militant Rocket Fire JERUSALEM — The Israeli Army fired several artillery rounds into southern Lebanon early Tuesday in a brief response to rockets fired into Israel hours earlier by militants in the neighboring nation. No injuries were reported on either side during the skirmish, since …

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Jeff Bezos Picks 18-Year-Old Dutch Student for Blue Origin Rocket Launch

Jeff Bezos Picks 18-Year-Old Dutch Student for Blue Origin Rocket Launch

Jeff Bezos Picks 18-Year-Old Dutch Student for Blue Origin Rocket Launch Jeff Bezos Picks 18-Year-Old Dutch Student for Blue Origin Rocket Launch “This is a dream come true!” Mr. Daemen said in a news release from the family. “I hadn’t counted on this at all until last week that surprising phone call from Blue Origin came. This is so unbelievably …

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Hamas Rocket Attack Kills 2 Thai Workers in Israel

Hamas Rocket Attack Kills 2 Thai Workers in Israel

Hamas Rocket Attack Kills 2 Thai Workers in Israel Hamas Rocket Attack Kills 2 Thai Workers in Israel Foreign workers have long faced precarious living conditions in Israel, especially during military conflict. And on Tuesday, a Hamas rocket attack killed two Thai workers and wounded at least seven others in a packaging house in southern Israel, Thai and Israeli officials …

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U.S. Aid to Rebuild Gaza Hinges on Hamas’s Rocket Arsenal

U.S. Aid to Rebuild Gaza Hinges on Hamas's Rocket Arsenal

U.S. Aid to Rebuild Gaza Hinges on Hamas’s Rocket Arsenal U.S. Aid to Rebuild Gaza Hinges on Hamas’s Rocket Arsenal WASHINGTON — With a cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants underway, the Biden administration is now turning to how it can help rebuild the besieged Gaza Strip — and in turn bring pressure, through promises of financial support, on Hamas …

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Gaza Rocket Finds a Rare Gap in Israeli Armor, and a 5-Year-Old Boy Is Killed

Gaza Rocket Finds a Rare Gap in Israeli Armor, and a 5-Year-Old Boy Is Killed

Gaza Rocket Finds a Rare Gap in Israeli Armor, and a 5-Year-Old Boy Is Killed Gaza Rocket Finds a Rare Gap in Israeli Armor, and a 5-Year-Old Boy Is Killed SDEROT, Israel — It was 1:30 p.m. on Friday in Sderot, and Ido Avigal, 5, was being laid to rest a few miles to the north. He had been killed …

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Israel Hits Gaza With Airstrikes as Hamas Increases Rocket Fire

Israel Hits Gaza With Airstrikes as Hamas Increases Rocket Fire

Israel Hits Gaza With Airstrikes as Hamas Increases Rocket Fire Israel Hits Gaza With Airstrikes as Hamas Increases Rocket Fire ASHKELON, Israel — Cross-border fighting between Israel and militant groups in Gaza intensified on Tuesday, with Israel carrying out deadly airstrikes in the Palestinian territory and Hamas firing heavy barrages of rockets at Israeli cities. At least 26 Palestinians, including …

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When Is China’s Rocket Supposed to Fall?: Here’s What to Know

When Is China's Rocket Supposed to Fall?: Here's What to Know

When Is China’s Rocket Supposed to Fall?: Here’s What to Know When Is China’s Rocket Supposed to Fall?: Here’s What to Know A piece of China’s largest rocket is tumbling back to Earth this weekend. No one really knows when or where it will land. On April 29, a Long March 5B launched a big piece of China’s next space …

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Long March 5B, a Chinese Rocket, Expected to Tumble Back to Earth

Long March 5B, a Chinese Rocket, Expected to Tumble Back to Earth

Long March 5B, a Chinese Rocket, Expected to Tumble Back to Earth Long March 5B, a Chinese Rocket, Expected to Tumble Back to Earth Update: This article was revised shortly after publication to reflect a revised forecast from The Aerospace Corporation. No, you are almost certainly not going to be hit by a 10-story, 23-ton piece of a rocket hurtling …

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Crew-2 Rocket Launch: How to Watch

SpaceX Falcon 9 Crew-2 Rocket Launch: How to Watch

SpaceX Falcon 9 Crew-2 Rocket Launch: How to Watch SpaceX Falcon 9 Crew-2 Rocket Launch: How to Watch For the third time, astronauts are set to hitch a ride on a private rocket to space. Early on Friday, SpaceX, the rocket company started and run by Elon Musk, is scheduled to launch its latest mission for NASA, carrying two American, …

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