Sunday May 31, 2020

Space lessons for 2019's earth-bound challenges

A smart politician knows when to stand back and trust in expertise and experience. This requires confidence and leadership - qualities that will be needed in abundance in 2019

4th January, 2019
New Horizons missions were 'political-free zones'. Pic: Getty

The Dark Side of the Moon’s status in the pop world has unexpectedly been hijacked by the Chinese. Pink Floyd’s famous studio album has become a real destination, even if only so far, for a piece of Chinese hardware. However, the amazing pictures released this week, from this ‘far side’ of the moon, never before seen by mankind, are proof indeed of this landmark technological and scientific achievement.


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