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US Airman Who Set Himself on Fire in front of Israeli Embassy has Died

What to Know: The United States airman, identified as Aaron Bushnell, 25, who set himself on fire in front of the Israeli Embassy in Washington, DC, yesterday in protest of Israeli military operations in Gaza has died, according to the District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Service Department. The Incident: In...

Committee Sends Letter to Elon Musk Asking for Clarification About Starshield

Letter to CEO On February 24th, Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Select Committee on the Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), sent a letter to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. The letter asked Elon Musk for...

Space Force to Optimize for Great Power Competition

What Happened: The U.S. has been interested in space since the race with the USSR began in 1955 and arguably ended in 1969 with a moon landing made by an American astronaut crew. Since then, the United States has shifted its focus and finances to other concerns, until recently. The Space...

Odysseus Spacecraft Makes History

What Happened: A Texas firm named Intuitive Machine's (IM) launched the Odysseus lander and successfully landed on the moon. In cooperation with SpaceX and NASA, IM launched its instrument through a Falcon-9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center. The successful landing came with some troubles from the laser guidance system that...

Alabama Supreme Court Rules that Embryos are Children

What Happened:  The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled that human embryos are considered life, upending the IVF industry in the state and possibly nationally. In Vitro Fertilization, long used by parents who have a difficulty time conceiving children, has been in the crosshairs by some conservative activists over the embryos...

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