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    Around 1877, Carleton Watkins loaded his mule-drawn wagon with a hefty glass-plate camera and bulky processing equipment and headed out from San Francisco. He was a man with a plan. The first artist of international stature to emerge in California, he intended to photograph the 21 Franciscan missions of Alta California, built a century before when the state was a remote province of New Spain. He ended up shooting 17, most represented with multiple views. Among them was Mission San...
    New York Yankees: Gleyber Torres talks 2020, Tyler Wade, Clarke Schmidt By: Robbie Stratakos July 14, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesInfielder Gleyber Torres is focused on helping the New York Yankees win the World Series in the truncated 2020 Major League Baseball season. On Monday Torres said the Yankees’ mission is “winning everything” (quotes per MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch). “Last year is in the past right...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Nothing changes the New York Yankees’ quest, not the novel coronavirus, not the shortest schedule in their century-plus history. “When you’re in the grind of the season and it’s challenging and it’s tough and you’re going through the monotony of all the protocols you’ve got to go through every day, who stays on top of that and handles that the best? I think there’s a competitive advantage to be gained there,” manager Aaron Boone said. “Where...
    George DvorskyJust now•Filed to:Hope Mars MissionHope Mars MissionEmirates mars missionhope spacecraftmarsmars explorationplanetary sciencesciencespace explorationSaveArtist’s conception of the UAE’s Hope Probe.Image: UAE Space Agency The Emirates Hope Mission, scheduled to launch this Friday, is the first Arab attempt to reach the Red Planet. Here’s how the UAE will endeavor to make history. The Hope spacecraft, or Al Amal, was supposed to launch today from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan, but bad weather has bumped the launch to Friday, July 17....
    “Statues to the Virgin Mary were damaged in Queens, New York, and in Boston; in Ocala, Florida, a man drove a minivan into a Catholic church before pouring gasoline in the foyer and setting fire to the building,” reports the Catholic News Agency in a story about the devastating fire at the San Gabriel Mission, a fire that might very well have been caused by arson. “The choir loft, a 250-square foot area that housed the pipe organ, is now the...
    China and the United Arab Emirates are joining the United States in launching missions to Mars within the next month as global interest in space exploration grows. The U.S. is the only country to successfully land a rover on Mars. The Chinese mission, which is Beijing’s first solo attempt at the Red Planet, includes an orbiter, lander, and a rover. The UAE is sending a craft to orbit Mars in what will be the first ever interplanetary mission by an...
    The family of 1-year-old Davell Gardner Jr. blasted the Black Lives Matter movement after the childs shooting death. What are the details? On Sunday, two gunmen opened fire on a barbecue in Brooklyn, New York. Gardner was struck in the stomach and died at nearby hospital shortly after the incident. Three other people were shot, but are expected to make a full recovery, according to a report from the New York Times. Members of Gardners family spoke with...
    A NUMBER of Catholic churches have been torched as the statues of presidents, abolitionists, and Confederates are toppled amid widespread protests. Houses of worship are being burned after George Floyds police custody death in Minneapolis on May 25, which sparked widespread outrage and anti-racism rallies. Boston PD are investigating an arson incident after a statue of the Virgin Mary was set on fire at a church in the citys Dorchester neighborhoodCredit: WCVB A Florida man was arrested Saturday after he...
    Dollar General and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation have announced a combined $5 million pledge in support of racial equity. “[The] announcement reflects Dollar General’s commitment to putting words into actions by providing funding to organizations that are working to accelerate racial equity,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s CEO and Dollar General Literacy Foundation board member. “At Dollar General, our mission of Serving Others and our core values, which include respecting the dignity and differences of others, are the cornerstones of...
    Media playback is unsupported on your deviceMedia captionThe female foremost UAE’s mission to MarsThe United Arab Emirates will despatch a satellite to Mars to examine its temperature and climate this week. Hope, as the 1.3-tonne probe is known as, is launching on an H-2A rocket from Japan’s remote Tanegashima spaceport. The 500-million-km journey should really see the robotic craft arrive in February 2021 – in time for the 50th anniversary of the UAE’s development. Carry-off is scheduled for 05:43 regional...
    TOKYO (AP) — The liftoff of the United Arab Emirates’ Mars orbiter was postponed until Friday due to bad weather at the Japanese launch site. The orbiter named Amal, or Hope, is the Arab world’s first interplanetary mission. The launch was scheduled for Wednesday from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan, but the UAE mission team announced the rescheduled date on Twitter. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ H-IIA rocket will carry UAE’s craft into space. Mitsubishi launch official Keiji Suzuki had...
    By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — The liftoff of the United Arab Emirates Mars orbiter was postponed until Friday due to bad weather at the Japanese launch site. The orbiter named Amal, or Hope, is the Arab worlds first interplanetary mission. The launch was scheduled for Wednesday from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan, but the UAE mission team announced the rescheduled date on Twitter. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIA rocket will carry UAEs craft into space. Mitsubishi...
    JORGE MASVIDAL is already back in training already just 48 hours after his gruelling loss to Kamaru Usman at UFC 251. The veteran fighter failed to dethrone the welterweight champion at Fight Island on Saturday after stepping in as a late replacement for Gilbert Burns. 6Jorge Masvidal lost to Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 after taking the fight on six days noticeCredit: Getty Images - Getty 6Jorge Masvidal immediately got back to work after his loss 6Jorge Masvidal got some...
    Dubai, Jul 14 (EFE) .- The Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced on Tuesday that it will postpone for two days the launch of its “Hope” probe to Mars, scheduled for this Wednesday, due to conditions Weather on the Japanese island of Tanegashima, from where he had to take off the first adventure from an Arab country to the red planet. In a short tweet, the Emirati government announced that the mission to Mars is being postponed “due...
    (CNN)Although humans have yet to step foot on Mars, the road to the Red Planet has never been busier. Three countries -- the UAE, US and China -- are embarking on missions this summer, taking advantage of the biennial window when Earth and Mars are closest together. The Emirates Mars Mission, which aims to capture the most comprehensive picture yet of the Red Planets atmosphere, will be the first of the trio to lift off. With its planned July 15...
    TOKYO (AP) — The liftoff of the United Arab Emirates’ Mars orbiter was postponed until Friday due to bad weather at the Japanese launch site. The orbiter named Amal, or Hope, is the Arab world’s first interplanetary mission. The launch was scheduled for Wednesday from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan, but the UAE mission team announced the rescheduled date on Twitter. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ H-IIA rocket will carry UAE’s craft into space. Mitsubishi launch official Keiji Suzuki had...
    The United Arab Emirates programs to make heritage Wednesday with the scheduled start of the “Hope” mission, which will make it the to start with Arab nation to send a probe to Mars. A rocket carrying the unmanned spacecraft is due to acquire off from Japan’s remote Tanegashima Area Middle at 5:51 am nearby time (2051 GMT Tuesday) although inadequate weather could delay raise-off till afterwards in a launch window that operates right until August 13. The Emirati job is...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – An electrical fire inside a BART tunnel in San Francisco — quickly extinguished by firefighters — is contributing to major delays along the system, BART officials said Monday. San Francisco Fire Department officials initially said via Twitter around 11:50 a.m. that crews were responding to a fire inside a tunnel between the 24th Street and Glen Park stations. By about 12:15 p.m., fire officials said the fire had been extinguished and there were no reports...
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is requesting an extension of the state National Guards to continue their work on missions related to the coronavirus pandemic. In a letter sent to the Trump administration Monday, the Democratic governor requested an extension of federal authority and funding for the National Guard emergency response operations through December 31, citing the rising cases of coronavirus in the state. In the letter, Inslee notes that currently more than 1,000 guard members are...
    Several Catholic properties including churches and cemeteries have been targeted throughout June and July. While some of the incidents are still under investigation, at least two people have been arrested, with charges ranging from vandalism to attempted second-degree murder. The crimes follow protests over police brutality, and have taken a violent turn that has resulted in the vandalism and destruction of property that has included churches. Providence, Rhode Island: Keveon Gomera, 26, was charged in June with vandalism and assault...
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Mars is about to be invaded by planet Earth - big time.Three countries - the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates - are sending unmanned spacecraft to the red planet in quick succession beginning this week, in the most sweeping effort yet to seek signs of ancient microscopic life while scouting out the place for future astronauts.The U.S., for its part, is dispatching a six-wheeled rover the size of a car, named Perseverance, to...
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Mars is about to be invaded by planet Earth - big time.Three countries - the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates - are sending unmanned spacecraft to the red planet in quick succession beginning this week, in the most sweeping effort yet to seek signs of ancient microscopic life while scouting out the place for future astronauts.The U.S., for its part, is dispatching a six-wheeled rover the size of a car, named Perseverance, to...
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Mars is about to be invaded by planet Earth - big time.Three countries - the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates - are sending unmanned spacecraft to the red planet in quick succession beginning this week, in the most sweeping effort yet to seek signs of ancient microscopic life while scouting out the place for future astronauts.The U.S., for its part, is dispatching a six-wheeled rover the size of a car, named Perseverance, to...
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Mars is about to be invaded by planet Earth - big time.Three countries - the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates - are sending unmanned spacecraft to the red planet in quick succession beginning this week, in the most sweeping effort yet to seek signs of ancient microscopic life while scouting out the place for future astronauts.The U.S., for its part, is dispatching a six-wheeled rover the size of a car, named Perseverance, to...
    TOKYO (AP) — Final preparations for the launch from Japan of the United Arab Emirates’ first Mars mission were underway Monday, but there was a chance of a delay because of bad weather, a Japanese rocket provider said. The liftoff of the UAE’s Mars orbiter named Amal, or Hope, on a Japanese H-IIA rocket is scheduled for early Wednesday from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan, in what would be the Arab world’s first interplanetary mission. A final...