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British Airways cancels flights to Cairo for 7 days; Lufthansa does the same, for 1 day

British Airways cancels flights to Cairo for 7 days; Lufthansa does the same, for 1 day

British Airways announced Saturday that flights to Cairo were being canceled for seven days “as a precaution to allow for further assessment.” The announcement came as the UK Foreign Office warned citizens traveling to Egypt of a “heightened risk of terrorism against aviation.” “There’s a heightened risk of terrorism against aviation. Additional security measures are…MORE

Expedition 60 crew launches to space station on Apollo 11 anniversary

Expedition 60 crew launches to space station on Apollo 11 anniversary

On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, two astronauts and a cosmonaut launched to the International Space Station. The multinational crew making up Expedition 60 is NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov. Expedition 60 is the space station mission that began June 24…MORE

Floating food: The history of eating in space

Floating food: The history of eating in space

Most people’s experience with space food is limited to the vacuum packed slabs of freeze-dried Neapolitan ice cream sold in science gift shops. In fact, that “space ice cream” never made its way into space. NASA deemed it too crumbly, a problem to think about when developing food to eat in space as rogue crumbs…MORE

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