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The UAE Space Agency and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center announced the safe transfer of the Mars Hope spacecraft to its launch site at Japan’s Tanegashima Space Centre The transfer was conducted in an 83-hour operation brought forward from its scheduled May shipment date because of the travel and movement restrictions imposed by international efforts to contain the impact of Covid-19. Continue →

The world’s longest sea bridge is about to open to traffic after a nearly eight-year construction period dogged by delays, budget overruns, crew deaths and accusations of corruption The 55-kilometre bridge and tunnel project links the two special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau with the mainland, heavily reducing travel time and bringing together up to 60 million people into a metropolis-style economy. Continue →