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  1. News - World - SPACE

    Scientists say ancient lake on Mars could have been hospitable for life

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 09:36pm by NYT

    ... Nasa's Mars rover Curiosity landed last year and has been exploring since. The water body lasted for hundreds or thousands of years, and possibly much longer. Whether any life appeared on Mars ... as by sulphuric acid. Nasa chose the 160 kilometre-wide Gale Crater as Curiosity's landing site because readings from orbit identified the presence of clay minerals, which form in waters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1377602/scientists-say-ancient-lake-mars-could-have-been-hospitable-life
  2. News - World - SPACE

    Mars soil gives Nasa scientists some major surprises

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Los Angeles In addition to expected materials, the planet's sands hold chemicals known as perchlorates Mars soil gives scientists some major surprises Analysis of Martian soil by Nasa's Mars Curiosity rover has exposed a surprising amount of water, as well as a chemical that would make a search for life more complicated, according to scientists. A scoop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1319329/mars-soil-gives-nasa-scientists-some-major-surprises
  3. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa’s asteroid hunter goes back on duty

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Cape Canaveral, Florida Explosion in skies of Russia this year gives sense of urgency to the search for near-earth objects Asteroid hunter goes back on duty Nasa will reactivate ... Astronauts would then visit the relocated asteroid during a test flight of Nasa's deep-space Orion capsule, scheduled for launch around 2021. Orion and a heavy-lift rocket called the Space ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1298680/nasa-reactivate-orbiting-telescope-search-dangerous-asteroids
  4. Lifestyle - Books - SPACE TRAVEL

    Book Review: 'Mission to Mars' by Buzz Aldrin and Leonard David

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... years as an evangelist for manned deep-space exploration. This has often put him at odds with Nasa. Since the moon landings, the US space agency has generally favoured sending robots and probes, ... venture further than the International Space Station, which is in low earth orbit. Many scientists agree with Nasa's assessment: the scientific experiments and data collection can be done ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1255583/book-review-mission-mars-buzz-aldrin-and-leonard-david
  5. News - World

    NASA launches robotic explorer to Mars, the Maven, to study atmosphere of red planet.

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 02:30am by AP

    ... CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — NASA launches robotic explorer to Mars, the Maven, to study atmosphere of red planet. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1359909/nasa-launches-robotic-explorer-mars-maven-study-atmosphere-red-planet
  6. News - World - SPACE

    Smartphones answer Nasa's higher calling

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... answer nasa' s higher calling The US space agency for Nasa is known for going big: big missions, big rockets, big budgets. But nestled in California's Silicon Valley is one Nasa unit headed in the opposite direction. Its latest mission is tiny but has led to big expectations for the Small Satellite Technology Programme. In April, this Nasa team launched three little ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1260157/smartphones-answer-nasas-higher-calling
  7. News - China

    Friends rally to dispel 'Chinese spy' claims against ex-Nasa contractor

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 11:53am by Amy Li

    ... Days after Jiang Bo, a Chinese national who worked at Nasa’s Langley Research Center, was arrested on a plane bound for Beijing and charged with lying to US authorities, his friends ... and working in the US. Xing explained that Jiang was not 'fleeing' US as reported by some media. Jiang was leaving the US on a one-way ticket after he had learned his contract with Nasa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1196162/friends-aim-dispel-chinese-spy-claims-against-ex-nasa-contractor
  8. News - World

    NASA has aborted a spacewalk at space station because of water leak in astronaut's' helmet

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 09:10pm by AP

    ... CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — NASA has aborted a spacewalk at space station because of water leak in astronaut's' helmet. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1284179/nasa-has-aborted-spacewalk-space-station-because-water-leak-astronauts
  9. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa's Maven probe to study why Mars atmosphere changed over time

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:30am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cape Canaveral, US Nasa's newest Mars mission hopes to find out why the Martian atmosphere changed over time Probe to study atmosphere of Mars Nasa hopes its ... the atmosphere to try to understand how the planet morphed from warm and wet to cold and dry. "A maven is a trusted expert," said Nasa's space science chief, John Grunsfeld. Maven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1358629/nasas-maven-probe-study-why-mars-atmosphere-changed-over-time
  10. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa astronomers report 'monster' gamma ray burst from death of star

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 09:14pm by AP

    ... of was the "Big Bang" that created the universe. "This burst was a once-in-a-century cosmic event," Nasa astrophysics chief Paul Hertz said. But because this blast was 3.7 billion ... of that happening are close to zero, astronomers say- there would not be anything anybody could do about it. Telescopes in orbit operated by the US space agency Nasa have been seeing bursts for more than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1363034/nasa-astronomers-report-monster-gamma-ray-burst-death-star

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