Human interest

NASA, European Space Agency Formalize Artemis Gateway Partnership

NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) have finalized an agreement to collaborate on the Artemis Gateway to to engage international partners in sustainable lunar exploration and to demonstrate technologies necessary for a future human mission to Mars.

Remittance flows to shrink 14% by 2021 due to COVID-19

Based on the trajectory of economic activities in many large, migrant‐hosting countries, especially the United States, European countries, and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, remittance flows to Low- and Middle-Income Countries are expected to register a decline of 7.2 percent to $508 billion in 2020, followed by a further decline of 7.5 percent to $470 billion in 2021.