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  1. News - World - SPACE

    45 years later, astronaut Buzz Aldrin reflects on the moon landing

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... to the space station. We invested US$100 billion." (Nasa pays Russia to launch American astronauts to the International Space Station.) Aldrin's longtime friend, aerospace executive Norm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556726/45-years-later-astronaut-buzz-aldrin-reflects-moon-landing
  2. News - Asia - SPACE

    Japan plans unmanned moon missions to compete with China's Jade Rabbit

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:54pm by Julian Ryall

    ... it an edge as the race heats up between the rivals. "For Japan, the emphasis for many years has been its contribution to the International Space Station," he said. "That has cost Japan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555417/japan-plans-unmanned-moon-missions-compete-chinas-jade-rabbit
  3. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa plays down threat to space station after Russian threat to end co-operation

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:26pm by Reuters

    ... station Nasa is playing down a Russian statement about an early end to co-operation on the International Space Station because of US sanctions on Moscow. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Moscow would reject a US request to prolong the orbiting station's use beyond 2020. It also would bar Washington from using Russian-made rocket engines to launch military satellites. Moscow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512174/nasa-plays-down-threat-space-station-after-russian-threat-end-cooperation
  4. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa launches ‘flying saucer’ to test new technology for landing on Mars

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 10:39am by AP

    ... not be able to fly beyond the International Space Station in low-earth orbit, said Michael Gazarik, Nasa's head of space technology. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1542873/nasa-launches-flying-saucer-test-new-technology-landing-mars
  5. News - World - SPACE

    Robonaut, International Space Station's humanoid robot, gets legs at last

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 12:27am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cape Canaveral, United States Space robot has some legs at last Robonaut, the first out-of-this-world humanoid, is finally getting its space legs. For three years, Robonaut has had to manage from the waist up. This new pair of legs means the experimental robot, now stuck on a pedestal, is going mobile at the International Space Station. "Legs are going ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1492188/robonaut-international-space-stations-humanoid-robot-gets-legs-last
  6. News - World - SPACE

    Dragon V2 capsule from SpaceX is first entry in race to build successor to space shuttle

    Posted May 30th 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... markings of a capsule that had returned to earth from orbit. In 2012, SpaceX's Dragon capsule became the first private spacecraft to transport supplies to the International Space Station and return. Since then, Orbital Sciences has followed with its Cygnus, a capsule shaped like a beer keg that can carry supplies to the space station, but burns upon re-entry to earth's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1522045/dragon-v2-capsule-spacex-first-entry-race-build-successor-space-shuttle
  7. News - World - SPACE

    Space trio defy bad weather to return to Earth after 166 days on space station

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 12:48pm by Reuters

    ... and ending their 166-day mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS). “We have landing!” read a huge TV screen at Russia’s Mission Control outside Moscow as the descent capsule hit ... Winter Olympic Games outside the station during a spacewalk on November 9. They left behind a small crew headed by Japan’s Koichi Wakata, the first Japanese national to command the station. Three ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1446013/space-trio-defy-bad-weather-return-earth-after-166-days-space-station
  8. News - Asia - SPACE

    First Japanese commander of International Space Station appointed

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 02:36pm

    ... Astronaut Koichi Wakata has become the first Japanese commander of the International Space Station (ISS). In a simple ceremony on board the station, Wakata took over the facility’s command from ... of the station,” Wakata said in a video, as he thanked fellow astronauts who were returning to earth. “We have had unforgettable memories together.” Wakata, 50, a veteran of several space missions, left ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1445212/first-japanese-commander-international-space-station-appointed
  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE

    International Space Station makes discoveries impossible anywhere else

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 02:07am by AFP

    ... science lab like no other It may be 350 kilometres above earth and a place that only a privileged few will ever visit, but the International Space Station (ISS) is crucial to advances in science, ... and scientific collaboration. John Holdren, a senior White House adviser on science and technology, hailed the space station, which was mainly built with United States money, as "a unique facility ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1418574/international-space-station-makes-discoveries-impossible
  10. News - World - SPACE

    SpaceX bids to break Boeing, Lockheed hold on space launches

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:24pm by NYT

    ... the International Space Station. It became the first private company to do so after the space shuttle fleet was retired in 2011. Last month, Musk testified before Congress seeking the right to bid ... nearly US$1 billion each year whether it launches six times or none.       SpaceX said its planned launch to the International Space Station on Monday was delayed because of a helium leak on its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1483056/spacex-bids-break-boeing-lockheed-hold-space-launches

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