Olympische Spiele in China – “Menschenrechte müssen auch im Sport mehr Beachtung finden”

Die Olympischen Winterspiele in China beginnen zwar erst Anfang nächsten Jahres, doch die ersten Athletinnen und Athleten sind schon vor Ort. Die deutschen Bobfahrerinnen und Bobfahrer haben wie einige andere internationale Teams eine Ausnahmeregelung bekommen, um die Bahn gute drei Wochen lang zu testen. Dabei ist auch die deutsche Europameisterin in Zweier-Bob, Deborah Levi. Der schwierigen Lage … Read more

China, space junk and more: Senators voice spaceflight concerns

The risk of collisions in space, the fate of the United States in orbit after the space station retires and continuing debates over NASA’s path back to the moon dominated a two-hour hearing on Thursday (Oct. 21) held by a Senate committee focused on space and science. The wide-ranging conversation came as the Senate and … Read more

U.S. needs nuclear spacecraft to compete with China, NASA official tells Congress

A NASA official told Congress on Wednesday that the United States needs more nuclear spacecrafts in order to compete with China. “Strategic competitors including China are aggressively investing in a wide range of space technologies, including nuclear power and propulsion,” Bhavya Lal, NASA’s senior advisor for budget and finance, told the House Science, Space, and … Read more

Joe Biden says he is ready to defend Taiwan militarily in case of attack from China

Joe Biden, in an exchange broadcast on CNN with voters in Baltimore, Maryland, Oct.21, 2021. NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP The President of the United States, Joe Biden, affirmed, Thursday, October 21, that the United States was ready to defend Taiwan militarily, in the event of attack of China; the latter considers the island as part … Read more

NASA: US Needs More Nuclear Spacecraft to be Global Space Leader as China Ramps Up

NASA says the United States or the US needs more nuclear-powered spacecraft to remain as the global space leader. It comes as China rapidly ramped up its space exploration endeavors. (Photo : by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)LAS VEGAS, NV – JANUARY 11: The NASA logo is displayed at the agency’s booth during CES 2018 at the … Read more

Lithuania stands up to China and moves away from the “Silk Roads”

From “17 + 1”, they went to “16 + 1”: in May, Vilnius slammed the door of the group launched by Beijing in 2012, and until then composed of 17 countries of Central Europe and the Balkans, including 11 members of the European Union (EU). Two months earlier, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis estimated that … Read more

Between China and the United States, a difficult French “third way”

Emmanuel Macron welcomes Xi Jinping for a dinner at Villa Kerylos, in Beaulieu-sur-Mer (Alpes-Maritimes), in March 2019. JEAN-PAUL PELISSIER / REUTERS This remains one of the main issues of the submarine crisis, while Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron must speak again in the coming days on the phone. Consultations undertaken to try to overcome the … Read more

insulted by Wanda Nara, China Suarez defends herself and attacks Mauro Icardi

Designated guilty and responsible, by Wanda Nara, for the crisis experienced by the Icardi couple, the model Maria Eugenia Suarez, nicknamed China Suarez, exposed her vision of the facts in a very long text published on Instagram. New episode in the tribulations of the Icardi couple. The one who was presented as the third person … Read more

insulted by Wanda Nara, China Suarez defends herself and attacks Mauro Icardi

Designated guilty and responsible, by Wanda Nara, for the crisis experienced by the Icardi couple, the model Maria Eugenia Suarez, nicknamed China Suarez, exposed her vision of the facts in a very long text published on Instagram. New episode in the tribulations of the Icardi couple. The one who was presented as the third person … Read more

China and Russia leading the race to Mars

China and Russia have surpassed the United States in the exploration of key space-related technologies due to shortfalls “likely” to prevent NASA from achieving its goal of a manned mission to Mars by 2033. That assessment reflects a failure to invest in the research and development of nuclear propulsion systems needed to carry humans to … Read more