Mars is the new moonshot. Here’s why

by Rashmee

Posted on July 14, 2020


Some are calling it “the summer of Mars”. Three missions from three different countries are headed for the red planet within a month. The US, China and the United Arab Emirates – a very new player in planetary exploration – are launching Mars missions. Why, one might ask, considering Mars is considered to be the … Continue reading “Mars is the new moonshot. Here’s why”

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SpaceX launch: Beacon or bad omen?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 27, 2020 / The Focus


NASA’s first manned flight since 2011 is being advertised as America’s hopeful return to space, to boldly go where no man has before. Is it really? Yes and no. Wednesday’s launch to the International Space Station, nine years after the end of the space shuttle programme, is definitely a milestone. Those nine years were the … Continue reading “SpaceX launch: Beacon or bad omen?”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK