Below are all the breaking global news you need to read this evening;
1. Trump Loyalty: Joe Biden To Have New Secret Service Team
Joe Biden is expected to receive Secret Service protection with a new team that is more familiar to him and replacing some agents amid concerns that they may be politically allied with Donald Trump.
In a changing of the guard as well as the man to be guarded at the White House, Biden’s security detail will undergo some staffing changes, the Washington Post reported on Thursday. CONTINUE READING..
2. Kim Jong Un Thanks North Koreans For Support ‘In Difficult Times’
Kim Jong Un thanked North Koreans for supporting his leadership in “difficult times” in a rare hand-written New Year letter released Friday ahead of a crucial ruling party congress that will set the country’s economic goals.
The personal message came after the isolated North put on a performance featuring fireworks, singing and dancing in Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung Square to usher in the new year, despite the coronavirus pandemic, which the North insists has yet to reach its shores. CONTINUE READING..
3. NASA TV To Air Departure Of Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus From Space Station On Wednesday
Northrop Grumman’s uncrewed Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled to depart the International Space Station on Wednesday, Jan. 6, more than three months after delivering nearly 8,000 pounds of supplies, scientific investigations, commercial products, hardware, and other cargo to the orbiting outpost.
According to the NASA website, live coverage of the cargo spacecraft’s departure will begin at 9:45 a.m. EST on NASA Television and the agency’s website, with release of Cygnus scheduled for 10:10 a.m. CONTINUE READING..
4. Lessons From 2020 United States General Election
Several weeks after Americans voted in the November 3, 2020 general election, the country’s Electoral College met Monday, December 14 and affirmed Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ victory as President-elect and Vice President-elect respectively.
It was an election that shook the very foundations of American democracy, and the presidential system of government fashioned in the United States of America. CONTINUE READING..
5. Interesting Facts About National Aeronautics And Space Administration (NASA)
NASA was established in 1958, succeeding the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). The new agency was to have a distinctly civilian orientation, encouraging peaceful applications in space science. Since its establishment, most US space exploration efforts have been led by NASA, including the Apollo Moon landing missions, the Skylab space station, and later the Space Shuttle. NASA is supporting the International Space Station and is overseeing the development of the Orion spacecraft, the Space Launch System, and Commercial Crew vehicles. The agency is also responsible for the Launch Services Program, which provides oversight of launch operations and countdown management for uncrewed NASA launches. CONTINUE READING..
6. Biography, Awards, Career, Family & Missions Of NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins
Kathleen Rubins was selected by NASA in 2009. Rubins completed her first spaceflight on Expedition 48/49, where she became the first person to sequence DNA in space.
She spent 115 days in space and conducted two spacewalks. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology from the University of California and a Ph.D. in Cancer Biology from Stanford University Medical School Biochemistry Department and Microbiology and Immunology Department. CONTINUE READING WITH PHOTOS..