Technology Anglet fire, bioethics law, NASA on its way to Mars ... the news of this Friday morning

13:20  31 july  2020
13:20  31 july  2020 Source:   liberation.fr

Saskatoon house, garage destroyed in fire

  Saskatoon house, garage destroyed in fire A house on Johnson Crescent was completely destroyed after a fire early Saturday morning.The Saskatoon Fire Department received several 911 calls shortly after 1 a.m. on Saturday, according to a statement.

The biggest, most sophisticated Mars rover ever built is on its way to the red planet. A replica of the Mars rover Perseverance is displayed outside the press site before a news conference at the Kennedy Space Because going to Mars is hard,” NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said just before liftoff.

Click to expand. Replay Video. UP NEXT. Canadian scientist has key role in mission of Mars rover Perseverance. Watching the launch of the Mars rover Perseverance, University of Alberta professor Chris Herd is one of hundreds of scientists who are part of NASA 's latest mission.

  Incendie d'Anglet, loi bioéthique, la NASA en route vers Mars... l'actu de ce vendredi matin The news

Feu. Fanned by the wind, fed by the drought and the heat, a spectacular fire on Thursday evening ravaged around 100 hectares of pine forest in the Chiberta forest, in the center of Anglet (Pyrénées-Atlantiques). Many homes had to be evacuated, and at least seven of them were damaged. This fire of unknown origins, which broke out at the end of the afternoon, "is under control but it's complicated because we still have occasional occasions near the houses", announced around 1am the mayor of the Basque city Claude Olive.

Bioethics. The National Assembly validated again Thursday evening the reform of filiation linked to the opening of the assisted reproduction for all women by 62 votes for and 15 against. Female couples will have to go through early recognition of the child before a notary, as can unmarried heterosexual couples. Filiation will be established with respect to the woman who gave birth through her designation in the birth certificate, while the one who did not bear the baby will be through joint recognition. Couples of women who have had recourse to assisted reproduction abroad before the law will be able, for three years from the publication of the text, to make a joint recognition to establish filiation.

Motorhome fire in Oliver; blaze kills pet dog

  Motorhome fire in Oliver; blaze kills pet dog Police say the motorhome was the owner’s primary residence, and that it was fully engulfed when emergency crews arrived. READ MORE: Kelowna, B.C., motorhome blaze leaves 1 person in care of Emergency Support Services Oliver RCMP say the owner suffered minor injuries while trying to extinguish the fire, and that his dog perished in the incident. Police say the fire isn’t suspicious, stating it started when a towel fell onto a hot plate.

NASA ’s Perseverance rode a mighty Atlas V rocket into the morning sky in the world’s third and final Mars launch of the © Provided by Associated Press A replica of the Mars rover Perseverance is displayed outside the press site before a news conference at the Kennedy Space Center Wednesday

BREAKING NEWS . NASA 's €2 billion mission to Mars is set to launch on Thursday with scientists hoping the Perseverance rover will uncover signs of ancient life on the Red Planet. The Mars 2020 mission spacecraft that includes the Perseverance rover will launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida at

Red planet. NASA launched its Perseverance mobile robot on Thursday to Mars , designed to discover traces of ancient life on the planet. The US space agency was reassuring about the smooth running of the trip, which should last seven months, despite some technical difficulties encountered after takeoff. The rover is the most sophisticated ever sent by NASA to Mars: it carries a mini-helicopter that will attempt the first flight of an aircraft on another planet, a system that should make it possible to test the production of oxygen on site, and microphones that could be the first to record Martian sound.

Pandemic. Mexico became the third country in the world in terms of coronavirus-related deaths on Thursday, hitting the 46,000 mark, according to an AFP report based on official data. Mexico is ahead of the United Kingdom. The first two countries most heavily affected by Covid-19 remain the United States, with 151,496 deaths, and Brazil, with 90,134 deaths, according to this report.

Fire breaks out at semi-detached home in central Toronto

  Fire breaks out at semi-detached home in central Toronto Firefighters were called to a semi-detached home on Roseneath Gardens, near Oakwood Avenue and St Clair Avenue West, at around 5:34 a.m. Friday for reports of a fire.Firefighters were called to Roseneath Gardens, near Oakwood Avenue and St Clair Avenue West, at around 5:34 a.m.

Landing on Mars is notoriously difficult because of its thin and dynamic atmosphere – a feat that has been described as “seven minutes of terror”. Nasa has succeeded in getting a only handful of functioning probes and rovers onto the Martian surface and more than half of the spacecraft sent

NASA 's Mars Perseverance rover has blasted off from Florida on its way to the Red Planet to search for signs of life and collect samples to send back The more joined by seventies US Carman Paul Paul How long will it Stay on Mars for? good morning ? Eddie Well, that's the most sophisticated effort yet

Recommendations. International travel should primarily concern humanitarian emergencies, essential personnel and repatriation, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended on Thursday. She added that at-risk and vulnerable people should avoid travel.

Sciences. The rate of coronavirus genetic material detected in the noses of children under five is 10 to 100 times higher than that found in older children and adults, according to a US study released Thursday. Very young children could therefore be major propagators of the virus in the population, according to this study published in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics, a hypothesis going against current discourse.

Mali. The Support Group for Islam and Muslims (GSIM), the main jihadist alliance in the Sahel, linked to Al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the suicide attack that claimed the life of a French soldier in northern Mali on July 23. The GSIM explained that it had targeted a French military camp located near the town of Gossi in a statement authenticated by the American group Site, which specializes in monitoring jihadist organizations.

AIR 1 spots major fire happening in downtown Winnipeg

  AIR 1 spots major fire happening in downtown Winnipeg Winnipeg police are crediting AIR1 for calling in what turned out to be a major fire on William Avenue Friday morning. Police said their chopper was on a routine patrol just before 3 a.m. when they spotted a large fire at a multi-family home in the 500 block of William Avenue. "The building was engulfed in flames, and people outside appeared to be attempting to alert other residents within the building," said police. The crew in the helicopter realized that the city's fire department had not been called, so they called it in.

Nasa ’s new car-sized robotic spacecraft is on its way to Mars in a mission to search for evidence of ancient life. Along with several sophisticated instruments that will gather information about Mars ’s geology, atmosphere and environmental conditions, the rover is also carrying a small 1.8kg helicopter

NASA ’s Perseverance rode a mighty Atlas V rocket into a clear morning sky in the world’s third and final Because going to Mars is hard,” NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said just before liftoff. The U.S., the only country to safely put a spacecraft on Mars , is seeking its ninth successful landing

Canada. Embroiled in an ethical and political scandal, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended himself on Thursday for placing himself in a situation of conflict of interest in the award of an important contract to an association which paid members from his family. He said at the outset that neither he nor his political staff were involved in the process that led to the recommendation to award the WE Charity, without a competitive bidding, the management of a nearly $ 1 billion student scholarship program.

United States. Former President Barack Obama launched a full-blown attack on Donald Trump on Thursday, condemning the sending of federal agents against "peaceful protesters" and attempts to restrict Americans' voting rights. Without ever naming his successor by name, Obama issued an indictment against his action at the funeral in Atlanta of one of the most respected figures in the civil rights struggle, John Lewis.

Tennis. The ATP and WTA Rome Tournament, usually held in early May and postponed to September due to the coronavirus pandemic, will take place behind closed doors, the Italian press reported on Thursday.

Crew deployed to building fire in Inuvik spreading to nearby 'shrubs and trees'

  Crew deployed to building fire in Inuvik spreading to nearby 'shrubs and trees' The town of Inuvik, N.W.T., is reporting a fire at a building early Friday morning at Airport Lake. The territory's Department of Environment and Natural Resources is aware of the fire and is sending a crew, according to a notice posted on the town's website from the fire chief Cynthia Hammond. "It is a slow-moving fire and no risk to any other structures in the area," states the notice. Smoke may still be visible in the area because the fire spread to surrounding "shrubs and trees," the notice adds. The fire chief was not immediately available for further comment.

Today at 10:28 AM. Today, NASA launched a new rover to Mars , expected to land in seven months. The space agency is making final preparations for what one official calls "probably the most complex" scientific mission NASA has ever undertaken.

NASA 's Perseverance rover is less than a day away from the start of its journey to the Red Planet, and this mission If there is any delay to the Thursday launch, due to weather or mechanical issues, there are backup launch windows planned for Friday In NASA 's continued exploration of the planet Mars

To be continued

Economy. On Friday, INSEE will quantify the extent of the vertiginous decline in activity in France in the second quarter, as the economy picks up again but faces a lack of household confidence. In its latest forecast in mid-June, the National Statistics Institute estimated the plunge at 17% from the previous quarter. Containment is the main reason for this collapse.

Sport. The last edition for PSG or a trophy synonymous with Europe for Lyon? Before the Champions League, the two French representatives face each other in the Coupe de la Ligue final on Friday (9:10 p.m.) at the Stade de France, where Kylian Mbappé will be absent.


A 23-year-old woman from Nantes with reduced mobility recounts the ordeal she endures in her home. A problem which illustrates the repetitive breakdowns disrupting the lives of the inhabitants of HLM. Read here.

In the United States, NASA launches its "Perseverance" rover to the planet Mars .
The United States plans to send astronauts to Mars in the 2030s as part of a program to return to the Moon for tests before more ambitious crew trips to the red planet. For its part, China successfully launched, on July 24, an uninhabited probe to Mars as part of , the country's first independent exploration mission to another planet . Eight craft - launched by the United States, Europe and India - are currently in orbit around Mars or on its surface, and other missions are planned.

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