Morning news brief: NASA resumes human spaceflight, G7 Summit postponed and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Inida Published: May 31, 2020, 09.38 AM(IST)

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken lifts off during NASA's SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., May 30, 2020.  Photograph:( Reuters )

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NASA resumes human spaceflight from US soil with historic SpaceX launch

SpaceX launch

Minutes after launch, the first-stage booster rocket of the Falcon 9 separated from the upper second-stage rocket and flew itself back to Earth to descend safely onto a landing platform floating in the Atlantic. READ MORE

Trump postpones G7 Summit; talks about inviting India

G7 Summit

While the intention of expanding the guest list for this meeting has been made clear, it is still unclear if the change will be a permanent change or not. READ MORE

Brazil records 33,274 new coronavirus cases, surpasses France in deaths

Brazil coronavirus

The South American nation has now reported 498,440 confirmed cases of coronavirus since the outbreak began, a level of contagion second only to the United States. READ MORE

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