In the 1960s, the race for the first to go to space was intense. So intense in fact that it became a dangerous contest of egos, ambitions, and political posturing. The race was mostly between superpowers of the era, The U.S.S.R and the U.S.A. the U.S.A wasn't exactly thrilled about being beaten by the U.S.S.R. in several occasion have the U.S.S.R beaten U.S.A to the punch. All these started with the 1957's surprise Sputnik, the first satellite to transcend Earth's orbit. It didn't end with that and the race
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Photo Credit To Google People killed as Taliban shoots at protesters Photo Credit To People Gazette At least two people were killed, and 12 others got injured after members of the Taliban opened fire at protesters in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province on Wednesday, a source from the local health department told Sputnik.
These parts of the chicken should not be eaten because they are harmful to health. Chicken today is one of the meats most consumed by Nigerians . Chicken is an integral part of the culinary habits of Ivorian households. As proof, the frozen chicken industry is expanding. In the evenings on every street corner, the saleswomen offer you either fried chicken or braised chicken. However, some parts of the chicken contain bacteria that are very harmful to the human body. According to the Sputnik news site, "There
Chicken today is one of the meats most consumed by Ivorians. Chicken is an integral part of the culinary habits of Ivorian households. As proof, the frozen chicken industry is expanding. In the evenings on every street corner, the saleswomen offer you either fried chicken or braised chicken. However, some parts of the chicken contain bacteria that are very harmful to the human body. According to the Sputnik news site, "There are many parasites and bacteria on the rump of the animal, just like in the lungs and
1. Total of 14 people injured in Chicago shooting A total of 14 people were injured in a shooting in Chicago late on Tuesday and all of them are at hospitals, Sputnik news agency quoted Chicago Police First Deputy Superintendent Eric Carter as saying to reporters. Initial reports said that 11 people had been injured in the shooting and transferred to the hospitals in critical or serious condition. The shooting took place at around 23:30 GMT in the 1000-block of West 79th Street, where a funeral service is located.
On this day in 1957, humans sent their first satellite into space. Sputnik 1, named after the Russian word for “satellite,” was launched by the Soviet Union. It weighed 184 pounds and traveled at 18,000 miles per hour, circling Earth once every hour and 36 minutes and transmitting radio signals to the people on the ground. It fell out of its orbit three months later, and burned up in the atmosphere. The United States, irked at having been beaten by the Russians in such an historic feat, caught up not lo
1. Canadian Federal Deficit to Soar Above $250 Billion Amid Pandemic, Finance Department Estimates TORONTO (Sputnik) - The Canadian federal deficit is projected to soar to a record-high $254.19 billion in the fiscal year 2020-21, the Economic and Fiscal Snapshot 2020 revealed on Wednesday. The deficit, which is expected to rise to nearly 16 percent relative to the Canadian economy, comes after a $170.28 billion government spending spree in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The federal debt is expected
According to Aamaj News, another explosion shook Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, on Sunday. It occurred on the same day that the US and its allies were wrapping up the evacuation of Americans and Afghans from Kabul Airport. On Thursday, 13 American soldiers and 97 Afghans were killed in twin bombings.
The news of the political unrest happening in Afghanistan has been trending for days now, according to various publications, it is no longer surprising that the Taliban in Afghanistan had over the weekend taken over Kabul, the country’s capital, 20 years after the US chased them.
The former world most powerful country Russia became the first country to officially approve the a Covid-19 vaccine that effectively works. Though there are growing concerns of the safety of the vaccine since it was not properly passed through third phase of the clinical trial. The third phase of the clinical trial will subject the vaccine candidate to mass test of people amounting to thousands to know if it works to different people and if it is safe. But the president of the Country, Vladimir Putin has assured
Everyone knows that fame has a strong appeal on young people, especially people who view it as a route to escape poverty and obscurity. This may be the case of this Iranian woman known as Sahar Tabar. Born Fatemeh Kishvand, Sahar Tabar became obsessed with looking like Angelina Jolie and allegedly went ahead to do as much as 50 surgeries to make this happen. As an influencer, she rose to prominence from pictures posted on Instagram ganering as much as 486,000 followers on that platform in 2017. In an interview
President Vladimir Putin of Russia has announced the first approved vaccine for COVID-19 developed in Russia. In a Tuesday announcement, the number 1 Russian citizen claimed that their scientists have recorded a major breakthrough by coming up with the first experimental COVID-19 vaccine. He also attested that his own daughter has taken the trial vaccine. Russian officials have pledged to vaccinate millions of people especially teachers and Frontline health workers this month using the formula developed by the
Alberto Fernandez, Argentina's President, has revealed how he has come back positive for the novel coronavirus.Fernandez, who received a COVID-19 vaccine earlier this year, revealed the news in a post on Friday evening.
Inventions has influenced billions of people either negatively or positively but see how the world would have turned out without them. (1) phones. Although it looks more like a sewing machine Rather than a telephone but this was the first generation of telephones invented by Alexandra Graham Bell back in 1867. Yes it has evolved to the modern phone of today But how would the world have been without it . Their would be no communication,no safety like for example if you are in trouble and your family knew abo
On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched the first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, into space. Four years later on April 12, 1961, Russian Lt. Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin became the first human to travel into space. During the flight, the 27 years-old test pilot and industrial technician also became the first man to orbit the planet, a feat accomplished by his space capsule in 89 minutes. Vostok 1 orbited Earth at a maximum altitude of 187 miles and was guided by an automatic control system. The only statement
Russia's president Vladimir Putin on Thursday said that his country will halt the covid_19 pendemic in the next three months most thanks to the joint work between the state,society,and business. On his televised address to the We will deal with the coronavirus in two or three months. This is already a good prognosis because, in some countries, it is said that the war with the virus will be a very long one," Putin said as reported by Sputnik nation, Putin also announced new measures to protect the Russian p
Doctor advised Russians to wear spare medical masks in the spring, since in case of rain, the mask will get wet and lose its protective properties. This was stated on Friday, May 8, in an interview with Sputnik radio by a specialist in particularly dangerous infections, immunologist Vladislav Zhemchugov. "If the mask is wet or you have a bad sneeze, it is better to wear another one. There is no point in walking around and breathing your own viruses. It is better to have one or two spare masks, " the doctor
The Russian news agency Sputnik announced, on Monday, that a Russian officer and 4 peacekeepers were injured in Karabakh as a result of a mine explosion. In details, an officer of the Russian peacekeepers was injured in a mine explosion in the Karabakh region , while a soldier of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces was killed, and 4 employees of the Ministry of Emergencies were injured, according to what was reported by the Russian Defense Ministry. On Monday, her statement read: "A mine exploded in Madagiz, resulting
Humans have always looked up into the night sky and dreamed about space. In the latter half of the 20th century, rockets were developed that were powerful enough to overcome the force of gravity to reach orbital velocities, paving the way for space exploration to become a reality. In the 1930s and 1940s, Nazi Germany saw the possibilities of using long-distance rockets as weapons. Late in World War II, London was attacked by 200-mile-range V-2 missiles, which arched 60 miles high over the English Channel at
NAFDAC Approves Moderna And Sputnik Vaccines The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has approved two more COVID-19 vaccines for use in Nigeria. The new vaccines are Moderna and the Sputnik, and were approved for emergency use. (Photo Credit: Daily Post)