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  1. Nasa gives clear picture of smog from Guangdong

    Posted Mar 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... moved south and blanketed much of the area. These events were captured on film by a satellite operated by Nasa and the data was analysed by atmospheric scientist Alexis Lau Kai-hon, who heads ... in 2000, Nasa's Earth Observation System has been taking a picture of the region every day. The images from space track the intensity of fine dust particles in the air and offer dramatic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/446435/nasa-gives-clear-picture-smog-guangdong
  2. Consistent Nasa Pearl can finally break through

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Clint Hutchison Tony Cruz and Felix Coetzee are expected to have a profitable day at the office at Sha Tin this afternoon, where Nasa Pearl looks a top chance of landing the Yan Oi Tong Cup over 2,000 metres. Nasa Pearl is yet to break through and win an event locally but this season he has gone close on several occasions. He was beaten a nose earlier this season (November ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/448075/consistent-nasa-pearl-can-finally-break-through
  3. Woods aiming for Derby ticket with Healthy Wealthy

    Posted Mar 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... of Celebration and Nasa Pearl could make the running in this event and should not have too much trouble obtaining forward positions from gates one and two respectively. Derek Cruz has opted to remove the visor from Celebration and replace it with a shadow roll, but the gear change does not hold major significance. He should enjoy a good run through the race and deserves respect. Nasa Pearl ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/446660/woods-aiming-derby-ticket-healthy-wealthy
  4. Live broadcast of Saturn probe

    Posted Jun 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at 9.30am. According to Nasa, Cassini-Huygens will fire its main engine to reduce its speed, allowing the spacecraft to be captured by Saturn's gravity and enter orbit. It will then begin its ... of other icy moons. The live broadcast- Mission: Saturn- will include briefings at Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the crossing of Saturn's Ring Plane during Cassini-Huygens' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/461323/live-broadcast-saturn-probe
  5. Sweet dreams

    Posted Jun 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The average person spends about one-third of his or her life asleep so creating the best sleeping environment is crucial. New to the home department in all branches of Lane Crawford is the climate-controlled Thermotec comforter (below, $16,000) from German company Brinkhaus. Thanks to Phase Change Technology, created by Nasa, the revolutionary quilt maintains your body temperature ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/461003/sweet-dreams
  6. Safety fears persist, but shuttle will fly again

    Posted Aug 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... expressed concern over whether the highest safety standards could be maintained by Nasa. A culture of complacency towards safety was cited by an investigation panel as a key reason for the breaking ... for Nasa for eight years as a historian, predicted managers and operators at the agency would again drop their guard. 'I expect that the shuttle will be safe when it is next launched- so much ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/465082/safety-fears-persist-shuttle-will-fly-again
  7. WEB PICKS: Space Exploring

    Posted Jul 31st 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... http://space.jpl.nasa.gov This is cool. View the universe from any point of view with this spyglass on the cosmos. See anything in space from any point that you choose. Look at Saturn from Mars, check out Venus ... tour of the universe, play games, construct a comet, track Hubble in real time, or build a scale model of the telescope. All the Hubble telescope facts and figures are here. www.nasa.gov Take ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/464950/web-picks-space-exploring
  8. Heavy penalties for Cruz and Lane

    Posted Jan 17th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... the recent hydroxyomeprazole positives. Lane-trained winner Favourite Express, Cruz's runner-up Nasa Pearl and the Shum-trained winning pair of By Instinct and Recognition returned positive ... was disqualified as the winner of the opening race at Sha Tin on November 8, and the race awarded to John Size-trained Fortune Smiles. Size was also the beneficiary when Nasa Pearl was disqualified from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/441491/heavy-penalties-cruz-and-lane
  9. Extra-clever hands set Robonaut apart

    Posted May 11th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... even both. Meet Robonaut, one of Nasa's coolest contraptions, blessed with a humanoid shape, a sexy name and a mission. Conceived in the mid-1990s, Robonaut is based on earlier anthropomorphic robotics initiatives conducted by Nasa. 'The concept came out of Nasa's desire to develop capabilities that can reduce the maintenance workload on astronauts and thereby allow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/455185/extra-clever-hands-set-robonaut-apart
  10. Extra-clever hands set Robonaut apart

    Posted May 10th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... even both. Meet Robonaut, one of Nasa's coolest contraptions, blessed with a humanoid shape, a sexy name and a mission. Conceived in the mid-1990s, Robonaut is based on earlier anthropomorphic robotics initiatives conducted by Nasa. 'The concept came out of Nasa's desire to develop capabilities that can reduce the maintenance workload on astronauts and thereby allow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/455167/extra-clever-hands-set-robonaut-apart

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