Day: January 7, 2023

NASA Satellite Falling From the Sky Soon

A 38-year-old retired NASA satellite is about to fall from the sky. NASA said Friday the chance of wreckage falling on anybody is “very low.” Most of the 5,400-pound (2,450-kilogram) satellite will burn up upon reentry, according to NASA. But some pieces are expected to survive. The space agency put the odds of injury from falling debris at about 1-in-9,400. The science satellite is expected to come down Sunday night, give or take 17 hours, according to the Defense Department. The California-based Aerospace Corp., however, is targeting Monday morning, give or take 13 hours, along a track passing over Africa,

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Crime Worries in US Underpin Celebration as Carnival Season Begins

  New Orleans kicked off its annual Carnival season Friday, a weekslong celebration of joyous street parties, lavish balls and colorful parades — complicated this year by concerns over crime and a depleted police force that last year forced a shortening of Mardi Gras parade routes. City officials marked the pre-Lenten season’s start by dancing their way into an event amid brass band music, costumed revelers and giant figurines of jesters and fantasy characters at Mardi Gras World by the Mississippi River. The cavernous venue is where many parade floats are assembled and stored. Other signs that the city was

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Iranian currency rates for January 7

BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 7. The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced an official rate of foreign currencies on January 7, Trend reports referring to CBI. According to the currency exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iran, 28 currencies increased and 11 have decreased in price, compared to January 4. According to CBI, $1 equals 42,000 Iranian rials and 1 euro equals 44,608 rials. Currency Iranian rial on January 7 Iranian rial on January 4 1 US dollar USD 42,000 42,000 1 British pound GBP 50,678 50,272 1 Swiss franc CHF 45,199 44,824 1 Swedish krona SEK 3,983 3,977 1 Norwegian krone NOK

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