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Rocket Lab: Latest mission from New Zealand lost in flight

Rocket Lab: Latest mission from New Zealand lost in flight

Science
The American launch company that flies its rockets out of New Zealand has lost its latest mission.Rocket Lab said its Electron vehicle failed late in its ascent from Mahia Peninsula on North Island.All satellite payloads are assumed to have been destroyed.These included imaging spacecraft from Canon Electronics of Japan and Planet Labs Inc of California, as well as a technology demonstration platform from a UK start-up called In-Space Missions. Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck apologised to his customers. "I am incredibly sorry that we failed to deliver our customers' satellites today. Rest assured we will find the issue, correct it and be back on the pad soon," he said on Twitter.Rocket Lab has made everyone in the space sector sit up ...
40% of low-income Americans lost their jobs due to the pandemic

40% of low-income Americans lost their jobs due to the pandemic

Finance
Car line up at a drive-thru Three Square Food Bank emergency food distribution site at Boulder Station Hotel & Casino in response to an increase in demand amid the coronavirus pandemic on April 29, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Three Square is currently operating dozens of emergency distribution sites at various times and dates throughout Southern Nevada to assist a growing number of people, many recently unemployed. (Photo by David Becker / AFP) (Photo by DAVID BECKER/AFP via Getty Images)DAVID BECKERNearly 40% of lower-income Americans lost work as the coronavirus pandemic began its assault on the U.S. economy, according to the Federal Reserve.One in 5 adults who were working in February reported being laid off or furloughed in March or early April, according to a Fed report published T...

Military helicopter lost in sea between Italy and Greece

World
Greek state TV says a military helicopter operating off a Canadian frigate taking part in a NATO operation in the Mediterranean has crashed into the sea between Greece and Italy, killing at least one personByThe Associated PressApril 29, 2020, 9:51 PM1 min read1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleATHENS, Greece -- A military helicopter operating off a Canadian frigate taking part in a NATO operation in the Mediterranean crashed into the sea between Greece and Italy, killing at least one person, Greek state TV reported Wednesday. ERT said debris from the crash and one body were located late Wednesday, leaving the five others aboard the aircraft missing. Greek media said the Sikorsky Sea King took off from the HMCS Fredericton, a Halifax-class frigate that was with ...
Season could be lost, says Uefa boss Aleksander Ceferin

Season could be lost, says Uefa boss Aleksander Ceferin

Sports
Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin says the current football season could be lost if it cannot be restarted by the end of June.Most leagues in Europe are suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic, with this summer's Euro 2020 tournament postponed for another year.Ceferin says seasons could be finished behind closed doors. "If we don't succeed in restarting, the season will probably be lost," the Slovenian said.He told Italian newspaper La Repubblica: "There is a plan A, B and C."The three options are to start again in mid-May, in June or at the end of June."There is also the possibility of starting again at the beginning of the next [season], starting the following one later. We will see t...
Diamond samples in Canada reveal size of lost continent

Diamond samples in Canada reveal size of lost continent

Science
Canadian scientists have discovered a fragment of an ancient continent, suggesting that it was 10% larger than previously thought. They were studying diamond samples from Baffin Island, a glacier-covered land mass near Greenland, when they noticed a remnant of North Atlantic Craton. Cratons are ancient, stable parts of the Earth's continental crust.The North American Craton stretched from present-day Scotland to North America and broke apart 150m years ago.Scientists chanced on the latest evidence as they examined exploration samples of kimberlite, a rock that often contains diamonds, from Baffin Island."For researchers, kimberlites are subterranean rockets that pick up passengers on their way to the surface," University of Briti...