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The youngest American to go into space also survived cancer

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The youngest American to go into space also survived cancer

By the end of the year, Hayley Arceneaux will be the youngest American in space and one of the first tourists to enter orbit unaccompanied by professional astronauts.

It is a feat made all the more remarkable by her battle to overcome a childhood cancer that robbed the 29 year old of her dream of becoming an astronaut herself.

Due to the bone cancer she overcame, Arceneaux has steel rods in her left leg — which until recently were enough to shatter her hopes of going into space.

Enter Jared Isaacman, a young American billionaire with a passion for space exploration who chartered a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at his own expense and decided to take three people with him, including Arceneaux.

Arceneaux said she hopes to be an inspiration with “this precedent that it’s going to set and what it’s going to show these other kids going through cancer treatment.”

The first person chosen for this unprecedented mission, named Inspiration4 and set to take off at the end of 2021, was in fact Arceneaux.

The young woman was treated as a child at St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, which specializes in childhood diseases, including cancer.

Isaacman hopes to raise $200 million for the hospital on his space mission.

“I got a phone call pretty much out of the blue in early January, and it was from St Jude… They basically said, ‘Do you want to go to space?'” Arceneaux told AFP.

“Immediately I said, ‘Yes, yes, absolutely!'” said Arceneaux, who now works for the same hospital that cared for her, as a medical assistant.

As a child, she visited the NASA space center in Houston, Texas. “Of course, I wanted to be an astronaut,” she said. “But then a few months later I was diagnosed with cancer, and it really changed my whole world.”

“Until now, astronauts have had to really be physically perfect, which is not a category that I fall into because of surgeries I’ve had on my leg. And that’s one thing I’m so excited about with this mission, it is opening space travel up to anyone,” Arceneaux said.

‘Dream big’ 

“Being the youngest American to go to space is such an honor but honestly, what I’m more excited about is being the first pediatric cancer survivor to go to space,” she said.

“I would just love to inspire my patients to dream big and to not limit themselves. And I really hope to show them while I’m in space that absolutely anything is possible.”

One of the two remaining seats on the mission will be drawn from those who enter a raffle and are encouraged to donate to St Jude’s.

The other will be picked by a panel of judges from entrepreneurs who use an e-commerce tool from Isaacman’s company, Shift4 Payments.

They are to be announced next month and begin their training with Isaacman and Arceneaux. “First, we’re going to do the centrifuge training, getting our body ready for the G forces that we’re going to feel,” she explained.

In the meantime, Arceneaux has had “so many questions, from what am I going to wear in space, what am I going to eat in space, can I put on makeup in space?”

“Silly little questions, but also how is this working, how is the rocket going up, how are we going to orbit the Earth?” she added.

SpaceX has said that during the multi-day mission, the astronauts will orbit Earth every 90 minutes.

The mission will go up in SpaceX’s Dragon capsule, the same model that successfully carried four astronauts into orbit and to the International Space Station in mid-November 2020.

After the mission, the spacecraft will reenter the atmosphere for a water landing off the Florida coast.

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University of Lahore expels students after proposal video went viral on social media

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University of Lahore expels students after proposal video went viral on social media

The University of Lahore has expelled its two students after the proposal video at the premises of uni went viral on social media.

The video clip now doing rounds on social media showed a girl going down on her knees to propose to a boy supposedly her university fellow.

 

 

As being reported the university administration has also issued a notification to the student to expel them for proposing a boy in the presence of other classmates.

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Ever since the video became viral on social media platforms, the keyboard warriors are busy questioning the moral values of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

 

 

There were a number of netizens who came out expressing their own views over the incident.

“A girl in proper hijab is also enjoying the love scene and making its video. That’s diversity! I support the couple and their way to express their love. Jeetay raho,” wrote one social media user. 

 

 

Another social media user shared: “Seeing tweets about students being expelled over an innocent display of affection. Have not seen anything inappropriate in the videos being shared. Seems like joy & love are banned in Pakistan. Hope the admin reconsiders this unnecessarily harsh action.”

 

 

 

Another came out saying, “Morals of youth have been depicted in the recent happening at UOL. This is what has been imparted to youth in academic institutions. @JamiatPK is indeed a blessing for the nation that discourages such acts and abstains youth from vulgarity.”

 

 

 

 

 

It seems like the proposal has gone the other way on the social media and #UOL is the most trending topic on Twitter at the moment of filing this news item.  Such proposals are not acceptable within Pakistani society as many came out deeming this act as disgraceful.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Internet seems to be divided over their opinion of the public display of affection:

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“Lucifer” Season 5, Part 2: Netflix Release Date and What We Know So Far

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“Lucifer” Season 5, Part 2: Netflix Release Date and What We Know So Far

Lucifer Season 5, Part 2 is almost ready to release but won’t arrive on Netflix until April 2021, except March 2021. Here’s an updated guide to everything we know so far about Lucifer’s final season in the form of part two of season five.

As you probably all know, Lucifer has become one of the greatest Netflix original series, taken over by Fox after the sudden cancellation. Netflix takes over production starting with season three, with season four ending on May 8, 2019 and the final season arriving on August 21, 2020.

We already have a lot of coverage on the fifth season of Lucifer, including a complete soundtrack guide for the new series. We also announce that Lucifer is making his biggest TV debut on Netflix since the top 10 of Netflix’s global launch in early 2020. This is also reflected in Neilsen’s display data.

Editor’s Note: Some of this information is released from our headline on the fifth season of Lucifer.

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Long before Lucifer Season 5 Part 1 was released on Netflix, we were getting annoyed with all the episode titles and who should write and direct? Below is a list of the most recent episode titles for episodes 9-16.

Episode 509 – “Family Dinner” – Written by Joe Henderson and directed by Nathan Hope
Episode 510 – “Bloody Heavenly Sweet Karaoke” – Written by Ildi Modrovich and directed by Shervin Shilati.
Episode 511 – “Resting Devil’s Face” – Written by Myra Z. Barnum, Joshua Duckworth and Ricardo Lopez Jr. and directed by Bola Ogun
Episode 512 – “Daniel Espinoza: Naked and Afraid” – Written by Mike Costa and directed by Greg Beeman
Episode 513 – “A Little Harmless Pursuit” – Written by Julia Fontana and Jen Graham Imada and directed by Richard Speight, Jr.
Episode 514 – “Nothing Lasts Forever” – Written by Chris Rafferty and directed by Lisa Damen
Episode 515 – “Is this really going to end ?!” – Written by Jason Ning and directed by Ildi Modrovich
Episode 516 – “A Chance for a Happy Ending” – Written by Joe Henderson and Ildi Modrovich and directed by Karen Gaviola
It should be noted that the episode titles were announced until March 12, 2020, before the resumption of the sixth season of Lucifer. So we’re still not sure if some of the episode titles will change, but we’re sure this will affect the gist of the final episode as we’ll be graduating in a bit.

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This image of a rainbow kitten was sold for over $ 500,000

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This image of a rainbow kitten was sold for over $ 500,000

Last week, a new version of the animated image of Nyan cat flying into space, leaving a rainbow trail, sold for more than half a million dollars.

The famous image was created in 2011 by Christopher Torres who, on the tenth anniversary of the gift, decided to create a new version that would go up for auction.

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The artist shared a tweet humbly stating that he recently opened the door to a future with the meme economy in the crypto universe. “It’s not a big problem,” he added.

The message is also addressed to those who make a living from art. “I hope this inspires future artists to step into the #NFT universe so their work can be recognized!”

Christopher’s work received a proposal on blockchain, that is, for 300 ether, a digital currency, this amount is equivalent to 591,351 dollars, more than half a million.

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