Daily Archives: 15.07.2021

Next Cygnus Cargo Ship Named for Challenger Hero Ellison Onizuka

During STS-51C in January 1985, Ellison Onizuka became the first Asian-American to voyage into space. Photo Credit: NASA Northrop Grumman Corp. has revealed that its next Cygnus cargo ship to visit the International Space Station (ISS) will be named for STS-51L hero Ellison Onizuka, the first Asian-American person to enter space. Onizuka becomes the first member of the ill-fated “Challenger ...

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€20.3bn deficit forecast in Summer Economic Statement

The Government’s forecast for economic growth has been revised upwards, with GDP now predicted to increase by 8.75% in 2021 The exchequer is expected to record a deficit of €20.3 billion this year, the Government has said in its Summer Economic Statement, which was published this evening. This is up from the €18 billion projected in the Stability Programme Update ...

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