Francis Joyon has left Vietnam and is heading for China

Act 3 of the IDEC SPORT ASIAN TOUR started early this morning for Francis Joyon and his crew, who left Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City) at 0255hrs UTC and crossed the start line off Port Saigon in light winds and calm seas. The maxi-trimaran is heading to China and the city of Shenzhen, some 870 nautical miles away. This marks the end of this new series of records launched by the winner of the last Route du Rhum.

Lockheed Martin Delivers Mars 2020 Rover Aeroshell to Launch Site

The aeroshell for the Mars 2020 rover was designed and built at Lockheed Martin Space near Denver and is comprised of two parts, the heat shield and the backshell.

Heat Shield and Backshell Will Protect NASA’s Rover During Descent to Mars

DENVER, Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The capsule-shaped aeroshell that will protect NASA’s Mars 2020 rover was delivered to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Florida. yesterday. Built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], the aeroshell will encapsulate and protect the Mars 2020 rover during its deep space cruise to Mars, and from the intense heat as the entry system descends through the Martian atmosphere to the surface of Mars.

NASA to Provide Coverage of Boeing Orbital Flight Test for Commercial Crew

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, topped by the Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft
A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, topped by the Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, stand on Space Launch Complex 41 at Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Dec. 4, 2019. The vehicle was in place on the launch pad for Boeing’s wet dress rehearsal ahead of the upcoming Orbital Flight Test, an uncrewed mission to the International Space Station for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.
Credits: Boeing

The launch of Boeing’s Orbital Flight Test (OFT) to the International Space Station, as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, is targeted for 6:36 a.m. EST Friday, Dec. 20. The uncrewed flight test will be the Boeing CST-100 Starliner’s maiden mission to the space station.








December 13th 2019

Dear Friends and Supporters

We have finally moved the dial with Boris Johnson and the Conservatives winning a huge historic majority of 80. Finally, there is a majority in Parliament who are committed to voting through Brexit. As a cross-party campaign, Get Britain Out has been deeply frustrated that many MPs in Parliament have been deliberately frustrating the will of ordinary voters  – blatantly, in some cases – betraying their Party’s Manifesto promises made during the last General Election.

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