Still, that's close enough to earn it the official label of a Potentially Hazardous Object , and the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico is keeping an eye on the asteroid during its flyby, per a news release from the University of Central Florida.
Russian Progress 75 cargo ship left the Baikonur Cosmodrom in Kazakhstan, a few minutes before 1 a.m. GMT and transported nearly 3 tons of food and other supplies to the ISS. The ISS now has three crew - American Chris Cassidy and Russians Ivan Vagner and Anatoly Ivanishin who boarded earlier this month. Progress 75 will remain docked at the station for more than seven months before departing in December for its deorbit in Earth's atmosphere.
Ford spoke to reporters on Thursday morning and seemed visibly upset while talking about long-term care homes. In addition, the government has introduced a new measure to allow mental health and addictions agencies to redeploy staff within different locations or between programs, and employ extra part-time staff, temporary staff or contractors in order to ensure people continue receiving the high quality care they expect and deserve during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Oxford University is launching a human trial of a potential coronavirus vaccine , with the daunting aim of making a successful jab available to the public later this year. Half of the number will receive the COVID-19 vaccine under trial, while the second half will receive a control vaccine which protects against meningitis but COVID-19.
The Lyrid meteor shower is in full swing this week, meaning you can expect to see ten to twenty shooting stars per hour! Every meteor shower has a radiant point or area in the sky where the meteors originate, for the Lyrids, the radiant point is near the constellation Lyra in the northeastern part of the sky.
On Monday, Ford said that the province has "so far" avoided a "worst case scenario" due to collective efforts on the part of Ontario residents to follow physical distancing orders and advice from health experts. Long-term care homes have seen 1985 cases in residents, 957 cases in staff. Ontario health officials have confirmed 634 new COVID-19 cases in the province, along with 54 deaths, marking a new daily high in case growth as the total count approaches 13,000.