A few years ago she worked at McDonalds to finance her studies, now she is the first Mexican woman in space: Katya Echazarreta, who was born in Mexico, flew into space at the weekend as part of a private Blue Origin mission. Overall, however, female astronauts are still underrepresented. A ban on new cars with internal combustion engines is to be voted on in the EU Parliament in the next few days. Now 300 experts turn on and warn of a ban – the most important messages in a nutshell.
The Denver, Colorado-based NGO Space for Humanity (S4H) enables with their Citizen Astronaut Program Citizens to fly into space. The student Katya Echazarreta was selected from more than 7,000 applicants from 100 countries been. She flew at the weekend into space aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard – if first mexican at all. She dedicated the flight to her country of birth and the Latino community in the United States. “I want you to see this mission, believe in yourself and know that you can be next,” she said. Blue Origin launches first Mexican woman into space
The EU Parliament could come next week Ban on new cars with internal combustion engines endorse. With numerous expertsespecially from the subjects mechanical engineering, process engineering and chemistry, this raises concerns. in one open letter to parliamentarians 300 experts have now expressed their concern. the CO₂ balance of battery-powered cars was much worse than often stated. In addition, the one-sided focus on this form of mobility could lead to a greater dependence on China to lead. 300 scientists warn the EU Parliament against a ban on combustion cars
Almost a year ago, the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection (BfDI) asked the federal authorities to Turn off Facebook fan pagesthis one not operated in accordance with data protection regulations could become. He had also announced from January 2022 wanting to check the use of Facebook fan pages by the federal authorities. The Federal Press Office has not yet switched off its Facebook fan page for the federal government. That’s why it has now from the BfDI receive a hearing letter. Facebook fan page: Data protection officer opens proceedings against federal authority
Die Dispute between Elon Musk and Twitter goes to the next round. The Tesla founder gave the short message service one Breaking the terms of the multi-billion dollar takeover accused. Twitter refuses Musk’s requests Data on spam and fake user accounts on the platform according to an open letter from Musk’s lawyers. The latter therefore reserves the right to call off the transaction. Musk: Twitter breaks takeover conditions with its disclosure behavior
There has been in Germany for a few days the nine-euro ticket and causes heavy travel and overcrowded trains. A larger group of punks had traveled to the North Sea island of Sylt with the cheap ticket; their mere presence created excitement in the bourgeois holiday idyll. Of the Passenger Association Pro Bahn sees itself in the face of partly overcrowded trains confirmed in his criticism of the ticket; Consumer advocates, municipalities and transport politicians are demanding in view of the demand permanently low local transport prices and additional billions in grants. Nine-euro ticket: full trains – municipalities for permanent cheap tickets
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