The US should explore new frontiers, not revisit old space-race triumphs

by Rashmee

Posted on July 23, 2019 / The National


Space, the final frontier, is having a bit of a moment. This year marks the 50th anniversary of man’s first Moon landing. Accordingly, nostalgia for the Apollo 11 mission is everywhere — on TV, in newspapers and magazines, and in an immersive app that promises that “we can all take part in the famous mission”, via augmented … Continue reading “The US should explore new frontiers, not revisit old space-race triumphs”

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Just like everyone else, Brexit Boris has the moon on his mind but Brexit is not Apollo 11

by Rashmee

Posted on July 22, 2019


Just like everyone else, Boris Johnson has the moon on his mind. In his final newspaper column, he’s compared Brexit to the 1969 moon landing! These events are not comparable – in technical or political terms. However, Mr Johnson, who is soon to take charge of Britain and its exit from the European Union, is … Continue reading “Just like everyone else, Brexit Boris has the moon on his mind but Brexit is not Apollo 11”

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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