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Blue Origin to launch space tourist flight next week

Blue Origin to launch space tourist flight next week

Science
July 29 (UPI) -- Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin plans to launch its sixth space tourism flight next week with six people, including the first Egyptian and Portuguese crew members to reach suborbital space. Blue Origin said in a news release that NS-22 will lift off at 8:30 a.m. from Launch Site One at the company's site in West Texas on Thursday. The flight will make Sara Sabry, an Egyptian mechanical and biomedical engineer, and Portuguese entrepreneur Mário Ferreira the first of their respective countries to reach space, according to Engadget. The other four members of the crew include Coby Cotton, a cofounder of the popular YouTube channel Dude Perfect, as well as British-American explorer Vanessa O'Brien and telecom CEO Steve Young. The sixth passenger, Clint Kelly III, started the Autonomou...
Season 2 of ‘Archibald’s Next Big Thing’ to debut on Peacock April 22

Season 2 of ‘Archibald’s Next Big Thing’ to debut on Peacock April 22

Entertainment
April 3 (UPI) -- Season 2 of the animated series Archibald's Next Big Thing is set to debut on Peacock on April 22. "Whether he's trying to create the ultimate Strutter family photo, eluding an overzealous librarian after an overdue book or accidentally crashing Finly's band's performance, Archibald always finds a way to celebrate life's little moments to the fullest," a news release from the streaming service said Friday. Advertisement The voice cast for the kids' show includes Tony Hale, Adam Pally, Jordan Fisher, Chelsea Kane, Kari Wahlgren, Casey Wilson and Rosamund Pike. The series is based on the children's book by Hale, Tony Biaggne, Victor Huckabee and Misty Manley. [embedded content] Let's block ads! (Why?) Entertainment News - UPI.com
Tyson Fury looking in impeccable shape as Eddie Hearn reveals venue and date for Anthony Joshua fight will be announced NEXT WEEK

Tyson Fury looking in impeccable shape as Eddie Hearn reveals venue and date for Anthony Joshua fight will be announced NEXT WEEK

Sports
Eddie Hearn has said an exact date and venue for boxing’s most highly-anticipated fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury will be confirmed by the end of next week. The Matchroom promoter did not give too much away but confidently announced on Friday: “I think end of next week it will be done.” Fury, the WBC and Ring Magazine heavyweight champion, has not fought since his dominant victory over Deontay Wilder in February 2020. Joshua vs Fury could well be the biggest fight in boxing history Hearn confirmed last month that contracts had been signed for a two-fight deal to take place this year. Yet, there has been no confirmation on either the date or venue for the first meeting and it seems as though Saudi Arabia is the frontrunner. However...
Financial services space set for disruption over next 10 yrs: K V Kamath

Financial services space set for disruption over next 10 yrs: K V Kamath

Finance
Not just banking but the entire financial services space is set for disruption over the next 10 years, which will lead to reduction in transaction costs, veteran banker K V Kamath said on Friday. He said technology is transforming the way banking is done and bankers need to internalise this. Citing the first wave of change brought about in the banking space 20 years ago, Kamath said it changed the sector in a positive way. "Unless you internalise it's going to be a digital world...we will see a very quick evolution of this space in the next 10 years. It's not just bank but entire financial services space is set for disruption, not necessarily a negative way, it can be also in a positive way," the former president of New Development Bank said. Speaking at the Times Network India Economic Co...