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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... minister to have more success than Annan.   Nasa probe departs asteroid for dwarf planet The Nasa probe Dawn is due to leave the giant asteroid Vesta to begin a 2-1/2-year voyage to the dwarf ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1028943/talking-points
  2. News - World - SPACE

    New Nasa rover may bring Martian soil back to earth

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles New Mars rover is planned by Nasa Nasa officials have announced plans to build a new rover that would join Curiosity and Opportunity on the red ... Grunsfeld, head of Nasa's Science Mission Directorate. But Grunsfeld's remarks on Tuesday raised the hopes of planetary scientists that Nasa is focusing its efforts on the complex ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1098321/new-nasa-rover-may-bring-martian-soil-back-earth
  3. News - World - SPACE

    SpaceX prepares for first Nasa resupply mission to space station

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Private company to resupply space station after successful flight in May silences its critics SpaceX prepares for first Nasa mission to station Rocket maker SpaceX is poised to return to the International Space Station with its Dragon spacecraft to carry out the first contracted cargo resupply flight in Nasa's history. SpaceX performed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1056024/spacex-prepares-first-nasa-resupply-mission-space-station
  4. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa looks at setting up space base gateway to Mars

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington The US space agency wants to build a small outpost 60,000km from the moon as a base for manned landings on the red planet Nasa looks at gateway to Mars Top Nasa officials have picked a leading candidate for the agency's next major mission: construction of an outpost that would send astronauts further from Earth than they have yet been. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1044947/nasa-looks-setting-space-base-gateway-mars
  5. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa’s Mars rover finds rock with earth-like chemistry

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 11:53am by Reuters Cape Canaveral

    ... Curiosity rover landed inside a giant impact basin called Gale Crater, located near the Martian equator, for a two-year, US$2.5 billion astrobiology mission, Nasa’s first since the 1970s-era Viking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1059420/nasas-mars-rover-finds-rock-earth-chemistry
  6. News - World - SPACE

    Contamination fears over Nasa's rover machine on the surface of Mars

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... contaminate Mars For all the hopes Nasa has pinned on the rover it landed on Mars last month, one wish is unspoken: please don't find water. Scientists don't believe they will. They chose ... Curiosity does find water, a controversy that has simmered at Nasa for nearly a year will burst into the open. Curiosity's drill bits may be contaminated with earth microbes. If they are, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1033587/contamination-fears-over-nasas-rover-machine-surface-mars
  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Nasa probe discovers gravel from ancient stream bed on Mars

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:37pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse Scientists find more evidence of water on the Red Planet Nasa’s Mars rover has discovered gravel once carried by the waters of an ancient stream that “ran vigorously” ... of the rocks give an idea of the speed and the depth of the stream, Nasa said. “The shapes tell you they were transported, and the sizes tell you they couldn’t be transported by wind. They were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1049329/nasa-probe-discovers-gravel-ancient-stream-bed-mars
  8. News - World - AEROSPACE

    Astronauts touch down in chilly Kazakhstan steppe

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 02:50pm by Associated Press in Almaty, Kazakhstan

    ... at the International Space Station. Nasa’s Sunita Williams, Russian astronaut Yury Malenchenko and Aki Hoshide of Japan’s JAXA space agency landed at 7.56am local time northeast of the town of Arkalyk. Eight ... of the outgoing crew, Nasa astronaut Kevin Ford has taken command of the space station, where he remains with Russian colleagues Oleg Novitsky and Yevgeny Tarelkin. They will be joined next month ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1086084/astronauts-touch-down-chilly-kazakhstan-steppe
  9. News - World - OBITUARY

    TV astronomer Patrick Moore dies aged 89

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... swallowing a fly on air. He was also involved in the lunar mapping in the run-up to the Nasa Apollo missions. "My own research- mapping the Moon- now belongs to the past, and my role, if I have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1101775/tv-astronomer-patrick-moore-dies-aged-89

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