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The French landing in LaLiga.  A matter of style
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The French landing in LaLiga. A matter of style

The first French player to come to Spain was Raymond Kopa. In the 1950s soccer was nowhere near the most popular sport in France. With his cuts, with his joy to play, Kopa brought football closer to a sophisticated culture, more used to celebrating art, literature, freedom, than sport. He was the creator of football champagne, bubble football, football worth celebrating. He joined Real Madrid in 1956 and won three European Cups in a row, with teammates such as Alfredo di Stéfano and Paco Gento. Without knowing it, the elusive and technical Kopa had begun to sculpt the style of French footballer who would triumph in Spain for the next 70 years: Zidane, Henry, Benzema, Griezmann ... 153 players from that country have passed through the elite of Spanish football. France has been the la...
Belarus opponent arrested after forced landing
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Belarus opponent arrested after forced landing

The regime of President Alexander Lukashenko did not hesitate to hijack a Ryanair plane to arrest an opponent. In any case, this is what the opposition channel Nexta and Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda claim.The opponent, Roman Protassevich, 26, was indeed arrested Sunday, May 23 at the airport in Minsk, capital of Belarus, on the descent of an aircraft which had been forced to make an emergency landing. From Athens, the plane was bound for Vilnius, capital of Lithuania. The press service of the Belarusian presidency claimed on Telegram that a MiG-29 fighter plane had been sent by the army to intercept this device, on the grounds of " bomb alert ».A longtime opponentDespite his young age, Roman Protassevich is a longtime opponent. In August 2012, still a minor, he...
SpaceX: Starship rocket lands successfully for the first time
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SpaceX: Starship rocket lands successfully for the first time

A prototype of the giant Starship rocket developed by SpaceX, whose four previous test flights had resulted in impressive explosions, successfully landed on Wednesday, May 5, confirmed the boss of the company, Elon Musk."Nominal Starship Landing!" ", he tweeted, which means in spatial vocabulary that the maneuver actually went smoothly.→ ANALYSIS. The success of SpaceX, a model for the future of American astronauticsFlames erupted from the rocket base shortly after landing, according to the company's video broadcast, but appeared to have been extinguished by water cannons minutes later. Such a fire "Is not unusual" given the mass of fuel used by this huge 50-meter-high craft, SpaceX commentator John Insprucker said on the live video.Four explosionsThis prototype, named ...
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China's Mars Probe Just Sent Haunting Photos of The Red Planet

China's Mars probe, Tianwen-1, has been hanging around Mars in a parking orbit for nearly two whole months now, preparing for its rover landing in May.But it's not just sitting there in orbit twiddling its antennae. The probe is surveying the planet, orbiting closer, checking out the mission's chosen rover landing site - and sending back some amazing images of our dusty planetary friend.  On March 16 and March 18, the spacecraft took two panoramic photographs with its medium-resolution camera of a crescent Mars viewed from its far side, with the Sun behind it, from a distance of about 11,000 kilometers (6,835 miles).(CNSA)From that distance, surface features are visible, different colours streaking across the face of Mars, as well as a faint hazy outline - the planet's thin but dusty atmo...
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Guess What Just Happened to The Latest SpaceX Starship Prototype

SpaceX chief Elon Musk confirmed on Twitter Tuesday that the latest prototype of the company's Starship rocket series had crashed, after the video feed of its test flight cut out.  "At least the crater is in the right place!" he joked, in acknowledging the fourth failed test of the prototype."Something significant happened shortly after landing burn start. Should know what it was once we can examine the bits later today," he added.The rocket, SN11, launched from the company's south Texas facility around 1300 GMT and began its ascent to 10 kilometers (six miles), experiencing some video glitches.It was descending to the surface when the feed was lost once again. Live feed of Starship SN11 flight test → https://t.co/Hs5C53qBxb https://t.co/Dl0iss2aPZ — SpaceX (@SpaceX) March 30, 2021"We los...