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Chris Kraft: Key Apollo 11 director dies days after anniversary

Chris Kraft: Key Apollo 11 director dies days after anniversary

Science
The first flight director of US space agency Nasa has died at the age of 95 - days after 50th anniversary celebrations of the first Moon landing.Chris Kraft, who joined Nasa in 1958, developed the planning and control processes for crewed space missions.He set up Nasa's Mission Control operations to manage America's first manned space flight and the subsequent Apollo missions to the Moon."His legacy is immeasurable," Nasa chief Jim Bridenstine said. "America has truly lost a national treasure today with the passing of one of Nasa's earliest pioneers," he said in a statement announcing Kraft's passing. "Chris was one of the core team members that helped our nation put humans in space and on the Moon." The 1969 Moon landing was mar...
Coal magnate Chris Cline, 6 others die in helicopter crash in Bahamas

Coal magnate Chris Cline, 6 others die in helicopter crash in Bahamas

World
July 5 (UPI) -- West Virginia billionaire and philanthropist Chris Cline died in a helicopter crash off the Bahamas, confirmed Virginia Gov. Jim Justice. He was 60 years old. "Today, we lost a [West Virginia] superstar and I lost a very close friend," Justice said in a tweet, adding "Chris Cline built an empire and on every occasion was always there to give. What a wonderful, loving and giving man." Today we lost a WV superstar and I lost a very close friend. Our families go back to the beginning of the Cline empire - Pioneer Fuel. Chris Cline built an empire and on every occasion was always there to give. What a wonderful, loving, and giving man.— Governor Jim Justice (@WVGovernor) July 5, 2019 All seven people aboard the helicopter died when it crashed Thursday into waters off Wal
Chris Hughes who? Katie Price ‘has eyes on Love Island’s Tommy and Anton’

Chris Hughes who? Katie Price ‘has eyes on Love Island’s Tommy and Anton’

Entertainment
Katie Price, 41, has never been one to keep her opinions to herself, and as Love Island grows in popularity, she’s been spilling her thoughts.The mother-of-five has made it clear in the past who she had her eyes on in the series, after exchanging flirty messages with Chris Hughes from series three.Looking at the recent series, Katie’s pal has weighed in on who the former glamour model is crushing on – and who she’s not.The TV personality seems to have set her sights on two of the hunks, and one of them has been very unlucky in love. Related Articles “Katie is the biggest Love Island fan”SourceA friend of Katie’s told The Sun Online: "Katie is the biggest Love Island fan, a few years ago she fancied Chris Hughes and now she’s got her eyes on Anton [Danyluk] and Tommy [Fury]."Anton has b
Chris Froome is ‘not in great shape’ after suffering serious injuries in crash

Chris Froome is ‘not in great shape’ after suffering serious injuries in crash

Sports
Britain's Chris Froome is in intensive care and "not in great shape" after suffering serious multiple fractures in a high-speed crash, his team principal Dave Brailsford told BBC Sport.Froome took his hand off his handlebars to blow his nose and was travelling at 54km/h when a gust of wind caught his front wheel, causing him to hit a wall.He was airlifted to St Etienne University Hospital for surgery. "Time is of the essence in these situations," said the Team Ineos boss.The four-time Tour de France champion, 34, has suffered a fractured right femur, a broken hip, a fractured elbow and fractured ribs and lost consciousness following the crash.Speaking to Radio 5 Live's BeSpoke podcast, Brails...
Why England will need a Plan B next summer – Chris Waddle

Why England will need a Plan B next summer – Chris Waddle

Sports
England boss Gareth Southgate is right when he says the Three Lions should stick to playing possession football - but he is going to need a Plan B next summer.I think that is the biggest lesson we have learned from our two games in the Nations League finals in Portugal, especially with what happened in our defeat by the Netherlands in the semi-finals.After playing with three at the back at last year's World Cup finals in Russia, we have used a 4-3-3 system in our last few matches, and it had been going well. But against the Dutch it was obvious from very early on that it was not working. Possession-wise, they had most of the ball and they were over-running us in midfield - but we...