Day: May 31, 2020

May 31, 2020

New era of spaceflight dawns as SpaceX sends NASA astronauts into orbit

relied solely on Russia to transport its astronauts to the space station. Advertisement SpaceX’s ultimate goal, however, is to colonize Mars. Advertisement Under those contracts, SpaceX and Boeing design and own the craft and NASA is simply a customer. Contractors built the spacecraft, but they did so with heavy input from NASA. Then, the Cold War smoldered between the U.S. They air-hugged and blew kisses […]

May 31, 2020

Amid chaos, some black activists say the message has been hijacked

He said her message — that Atlanta was more progressive than other cities — was far too rosy. Advertisement “I’m angry,” said Gerald Griggs, an Atlanta attorney and vice president of Atlanta’s NAACP, who said the protest had been hijacked by outside agitators. You are disgracing the life of George Floyd and every other person who has been killed in this country.”In Portland, Mayor Ted […]

May 31, 2020

Times reporter recounts being hit with tear gas and rubber bullets by Minnesota police

I’ve also covered the U.S. We realized we had to run, too. I was hit in the leg with what I believe was at least one, maybe two rubber bullets.I didn’t realize it, but I was bleeding from several wounds to my leg. Paul. Times reporter recounts being hit with tear gas and rubber bullets by Minnesota police × By Molly Hennessy-FiskeHouston Bureau Chief  May 30, […]

May 31, 2020

George Floyd and the special hell reserved for black journalists covering his killing

in the Melrose District on Saturday. in the Melrose District on Saturday.  (Gary Coronado/Los Angeles Times) 31/134 Looters and vandals ransack Spokes ‘N Stuff at Melrose Ave.   (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times) 50/134 Police keep their eyes on protesters in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, May 29, 2020. Suzette Hackney, director of opinion and community engagement for the Indianapolis Star, told me, “I walked six […]