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Our world in photos: August 29

August 29, 2022 Daniel Cody
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ITALY – Wooden boat: Migrants with life jackets provided by volunteers of Ocean Viking, a migrant search and rescue ship run by NGOs SOS Mediterranee and the International Federation of Red Cross, still sailed in a wooden boat as they were being rescued last Saturday.
Photo: Jeremias Gonzalez


FLORIDA – Standing rocket: The NASA moon rocket stood ready at sunrise on Pad 39B before the Artemis 1 mission to orbit the moon at the Kennedy Space Center on Monday.
Photo: Bryn Anderson/AP


NEW JERSEY – Fanning outward: Lil Nas X arrived at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Prudential Center on Sunday, Aug. 28, in Newark
Photo: Evan Agostini via Invision/AP


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NEW YORK – Praying: The faithful prayed before the thakt, or throne, where the Guru Granth Sahib, the Sikh holy book, resided during prayer hours at the Guru Nanak Darbar of Long Island in Hicksville last Wednesday.
Photo: John MInchillo/AP


RUSSIA – Umbrella: A woman folded a beach umbrella last Sunday during the sunset at the Curonian Spit, a 98km-long thin and curved sand dune which separates the Curonian Lagoon from the Baltic Sea near Lesnoy, Kaliningrad.
Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko


MEXICO – Restoration: Scaffolding supported the damaged dome of Our Lady of the Angels Catholic church, which was damaged in an earthquake five years ago in Mexico City. The National Institute of Anthropology and History is carrying out a restoration of the dome.
Photo: Ginnette Riquelne/AP


FLORIDA – Quick nap: A spectator napped in a chair near the Saturn V visitor center before the NASA moon rocket launch for the Artemis 1 mission last Monday.
Photo: Brynn Anderson/AP



GERMANY – Rail: A regional train approached the station in Wehrheim near Frankfurt last Monday.
Photo: Michael Probst


IRAQ – Breeching concrete: Supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr try to remove concrete barriers in the Green Ζοne area of Baghdad on Monday.
Photo: Hadi Mizban/AP


GERMANY – Horses: Icelandic horses grazed at a stud farm in Wehrheim, Germany, as the sun rose last Monday.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP

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