Photos of the Week (10/17/21)

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A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket launches carrying Star Trek actor William Shatner, 90, Chris Boshuizen, Audrey Powers and Glen de Vries from its spaceport near Van Horn, Texas. Photo: AP

2) Star Trek actor William Shatner experiences weightlessness with three other passengers during the apogee of the Blue Origin New Shepard mission NS-18 suborbital flight near Van Horn, Texas. Photo: Blue Origin/via REUTERS

3) Astronauts from Europe and Israel walk in spacesuits during a training mission for planet Mars at a site that simulates an off-site station at the Ramon Crater in Mitzpe Ramon in Israel’s southern Negev desert, Oct. 10, 2021. Photo: Agence France-Presse

4) A pedestrian crosses an empty street in the Central business district as Hong Kong battens down for the second time in less than a week as Tropical Cyclone Kompasu prompted forecasters to raise their alert level and usher in mandatory safety measures. Photo: AFP

5) A vandalized statue of Christopher Columbus is seen in London, Britain. Photo: Reuters

6) A demonstrator wears a traditional Native American headdress during an Indigenous Peoples’ Day protest outside of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 11, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

7) The words “Expect Us” are spray-painted on the base of the Andrew Jackson statue in Lafayette Park as Indigenous and environmental activists protest in front of the White House in Washington. Photo: AP

8) The “Pillar of Shame” statue, a memorial for those killed in the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown, is displayed at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: AP

9) A passenger in a full protective suit uses a phone while waiting to board a flight at Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. Photo: AP

10) A child looks up at fish at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium on the venue’s first day of re-opening, following an extended closure due to coronavirus lockdown orders, in Sydney, Australia. Photo: REUTERS/Loren Elliott

11) A red deer stag bellows at sunrise during the rutting (breeding) season which takes place during autumn, in Bushy Park, south west London. Photo: AP

12) Dogs stand on a wall overlooking Carlingford Lough with Northern Ireland on the left and the Republic of Ireland on the right with the Lough marking the border between the two countries, in Flagstaff, Northern Ireland, October 13. Photo: REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

13) The world’s tallest woman Rumeysa Gelgi poses with her mother Safiye Gelgi during a news conference outside their home in Safranbolu, Karabuk province, Turkey, October 14. Photo: REUTERS/Cagla Gurdogan

14) Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby kicks the winning field goal in overtime for a final score of 25-22 during an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Emilee Chinn)

15) Teammates rush to celebrate with Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby (2) after he kicked the winning field goal in overtime for a final score of 25-22 during an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Emilee Chinn)

16) Fans in the Wisconsin student section display a message during the third quarter of their game Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin beat Army 20-14. Photo: MARK HOFFMAN/MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL

AND,

Incredible Photos Of Boston Marathoners’ Joy And Pain As They Cross The Finish Line


Top photo: Hong Kong

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