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St John's old boy brings astronauts home from space

St John's alumnus Pele Collins (OJ Clayton 2012) has successfully found a way to safely bring home astronauts - and recycle their spacecraft at the same time. The two years spent on a parachute system design, fully qualified for human spaceflight, was a huge success for the young South African engineer.

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Preparing neonatal for a time of crisis

Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital was among the first of South Africa’s public hospitals to prepare itself to admit pregnant women with Covid-19, rewriting the neonatal rulebook in the process. Vita talked to OJ (Alston, 2003), Dr Robin Saggers, Paediatrician and Neonatology Fellow at Charlotte Maxeke.