Highlights on David Beckham | CNN

CNN — Here’s a look into the life of retired professional footballer David Beckham. Date of Birth: May 2, 1975 Place of birth: London, England Birth name: David Robert Joseph Beckham Dad: David Edward “Ted” Beckham, an appliance repairman Mother: Sandra (West) Beckham, a hairdresser Marriage: Victoria (Adams) Beckham (July 4, 1999–present) Children: Harper, Cruz, … Read more

Girls to design Africa’s first private space satellite

Story highlights Africa will launch its first private satellite into space It’s been built by schoolgirls CNN – They may be teenagers, but 17-year-old Brittany Bull and 16-year-old Sesam Mngqengqiswa have grand ambitions – to launch Africa’s first private satellite into space in 2019. They are part of a team of high school girls from … Read more

This NASA astronaut voted from space

Story highlights Shane Kimbrough is a NASA astronaut He voted in the 2016 election CNN – From infinity and beyond, he found a way to vote. Shane Kimbrough, a NASA astronaut currently living on board the International Space Station, filed his ballot in Tuesday’s presidential election, according to a Tumblr post by NASA. NASA told … Read more

Space travel: Going to space is a real pain in the back

Story highlights Astronauts can temporarily gain 2 inches in height but suffer muscle loss and back pain More countermeasures involving exercise may help mitigate pain and muscle loss CNN – A six-month stay on the International Space Station can be a pain in the back for astronauts. While they may gain up to 2 inches … Read more