SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft moves port at International Space Station
The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft moves from one port of the International Space Station to another in order to make way for the arrival of the SpaceX Crew-2 Dragon mission in a few weeks, and the SpaceX CRS-22 Dragon mission later this summer.
SpaceX launches another 60 Starlink satellites into orbit
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches a new batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit, pushing the total launched to date to 1,445. Thousands more are planned as the company continues building out its fleet of broadband relay stations.
Tunisian satellite launches into space
In tonight's edition: The main opposition challenger in Congo Brazzaville's elections dies of Covid-19 on polling day. Guy-Brice Parfait Kolelas' death overshadows the weekend's vote, which is expected to return incumbent President Denis Sassou Nguesso to power. Also, in Kenya, Lamu's fishermen protest over a border dispute with Somalia. And Tunisia has an out of this world day by launching its first satellite, named "Challenge One".
Tunisia's out of this world as it launches first satelite
Tunisia has an out of this world day by launching its first satellite, the Challenge One. Our correspondents tell us more about this historic moment. Also a gold rush in eastern Cameroon tarnishes the ecosystem and endangers the country's last bloat of hippos. Several have turned up dead and environmentalists suspect links to badly managed and toxic mining operations. And we see how two Nigerian fashion designers are weaving traditional West African fabrics into spectacular contemporary creations.