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  1. Lifestyle - Books

    Window to club life in the Asian-American past

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:13pm by Alison Singh Gee

    ... That triangle is so complicated- for women and men. The space agency Nasa did a study and learned they should always send two, not three, astronauts into space, because otherwise the two-against-one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1581715/window-club-life-asian-american-past
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm

    ... Two copies of the gramophone record, containing a spectrum of images and sounds, was on board the Voyager probes launched in 1977. The contents of the record were selected for Nasa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1578427/six-degrees
  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Rocket scientist becomes deputy governor of Zhejiang

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 04:48pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Dr Yuan Jiajun sees his political career take off once more with plum posting A veteran space scientist who rose to prominence in China’s equivalent of Nasa has been appointed the deputy governor of Zhejiang province, in a rare but not unusual move. Dr Yuan Jiajun, 52, former commander of previous Shenzhou manned space projects, was approved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1572136/rocket-scientist-becomes-deputy-governor-zhejiang
  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE

    Mars rover Opportunity sets space driving distance record

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 04:22am by MCT

    ... a 41-year-old driving record that is out of this world. The decade-old Nasa Mars rover has crossed the 40km mark, surpassing the 39km record held by the Russian moon rover Lunokhod 2. Not too shabby for a rover that landed on the red planet in 2004 with a 90-day mission and an odometer geared for a roughly 0.96km drive, said John Callas, the mission's project manager at Nasa's Jet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1565032/mars-rover-opportunity-sets-space-driving-distance-record
  5. News - World - SPACE

    Lizard love space test back from brink as Russia contacts lost satellite

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 09:38pm by GDN

    ... of national pride, development of the Russian space industry has become even more critical as the fallout from the Ukraine crisis dampens cooperation with the United States. Nasa has been told to cut ... for the defence and space industries, Dmitry Rogozin, has suggested Russia will not accept Nasa's offer to extend cooperation on the space station past 2020.   The US space agency's Opportunity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1562044/lizard-love-space-test-back-brink-russia-contacts-lost-satellite
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    One week from catastrophe: Hugely destructive solar flare narrowly missed earth

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 01:54pm by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... of the University of Colorado said in a Nasa Science online release. "If the eruption had occurred only one week earlier, earth would have been in the line of fire." On July 23, 2012, the sun ... that plugs in to a wall socket. "Most people wouldn't even be able to flush their toilet because urban water supplies largely rely on electric pumps," Nasa said. "According ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1560409/solar-storm-could-have-pulled-plug-earth
  7. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- July 24, 2014

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 07:32am

    ... and happy to be |Source: Asia Sentinel Aliens find a unique path into the territory with hopes of staying, illegal or not. Typhoon Matmo China braces for Typhoon Matmo |Source: Xinhua NASA sees ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-digest/digest/1557927/posts-daily-china-news-round-july-24-2014
  8. News - World - SPACE

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

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

    ... and also hoped President Barack Obama would use the anniversary to announce new ambitions for Nasa and human spaceflight. Aldrin wants to see humans travel to Mars — and stay, permanently, ... vocal in his final years about Nasa strategy and once sent me an on-background e-mail taking issue with a blog item in which I had been sceptical about a lunar return. Aldrin writes about past ...

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

    Nasa rover finds large iron meteorite on Mars

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 09:08pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Nasa rover finds another visitor from space on Mars Nasa's Curiosity rover has found a two-metre-long iron meteorite on the surface of Mars. Scientists named the first ... to the statement from US space agency Nasa that accompanied an image of the Lebanon meteorite, the cavities visible on its surface may once have been filled with the mineral olivine. If so, that could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555639/nasa-rover-finds-large-iron-meteorite-mars
  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Vantablack, the world’s darkest material, is unveiled by UK firm

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 08:44pm by GDN

    ... is the fact that it can grow at lower temperatures- 400 degrees Celsius, compared with the 750 degrees at which Nasa has grown previous deep blacks. This means it can be grown on lighter materials, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1554903/vantablack-worlds-darkest-material-unveiled-uk-firm

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