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  1. News - World - SPACE

    'Man in the Moon' caused by volcanic action, US scientists theorise

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 09:27pm by WASHPOST

    ... States, could have been formed by ancient magma flows. The Oceanus Procellarum region of the moon has fascinated humanity from early times. The so-called "ocean of storms" forms ...

  2. News - Asia - SPACE

    You did it, MOM: India jubilant as probe enters Mars orbit

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 10:24pm by AP

    ... of deep-space explorers. In scenes broadcast live on Indian TV, scientists broke into wild cheers as the orbiter's engines completed 24 minutes of burn time to manoeuvre the spacecraft into its designated place around the red planet. "We have gone beyond the boundaries of human enterprise and innovation," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a live broadcast from the Indian Space ...

  3. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa sending 3-D printer to space station for tests

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:18am by AP

    ... for a private research effort to build stronger golf clubs, and a US$30 million instrument to measure the surface wind over earth's oceans and improve hurricane forecasting. The small 3-D printer ...

  4. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa's Maven spacecraft enters orbit around Mars

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 11:51am by AFP

    ... environment shows evidence of a past ability to support life. Later this week, an Indian spacecraft, the Mars Orbiter Mission, is expected to reach Mars. The unmanned probe is set to enter Mars's ...

  5. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa awards US$6.8b to Boeing and SpaceX for space shuttle replacements

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 08:39pm by MCT

    ... and then splash down in the ocean. The contracts- one to an aerospace stalwart and another to an upstart- also reflect new realities of funding space missions: they must be affordable. Nasa, which has ...

  6. News - World - SPACE

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

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

    ... But cheers rapidly died as a gigantic chute designed to slow its fall to splashdown in the ocean emerged tangled. Still, officials at the US space agency said it was a pretty good test of technology ... to dramatically slow it down from Mach 4, or four times the speed of sound. Then the parachute unfurled and guided the vehicle to an ocean splashdown about three hours later. At 33 metres in diameter, ...

  7. News - Asia - SPACE

    Indian mission to Mars blasts off

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 05:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi Indian mission to Mars blasts off without a hitch India's first mission to Mars blasted off successfully yesterday, completing the first stage ... ships in the South Pacific reported that the spacecraft had successfully entered orbit around earth. Indian Space Research Organisation chairman K. Radhakrishnan allowed himself a smile, slapped ...

  8. 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

    ... propulsion and deploy legs to land, instead of using parachutes to make an ocean splash-landing the way the cargo capsule does. But it will still have parachutes that it can use for a landing in case ...

  9. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa cargo ship Cygnus makes delivery to International Space Station

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... be heard in mission control once Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano grabbed hold of Cygnus with the space station's mechanical arm. The union occurred 420 kilometres above the Indian Ocean ...

  10. News - China - SPACE

    China mulls global satellite surveillance after flight 370 riddle

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:51am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... at the Ocean University of China in Qingdao, said China would also need to build many more ground stations at home and overseas to maximise the speed of sending back data. "Many Chinese satellites ...




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