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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. Infographics - NASA

    Nasa’s Dawn spacecraft

    Posted Jul 18th 2011, 12:00am by SCMP Graphics

    ... SCMP Graphics Nasa’s Dawn spacecraft   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/infographics/article/1287743/nasas-dawn-spacecraft
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Nasa gives order to suspend Russian co-operation following Ukraine crisis

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 09:01pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Nasa to suspend Russia ties amid Ukraine crisis In a sign that the stand-off over Ukraine continues to escalate, Nasa has moved to suspend nearly every tie ... that called on Nasa officials to suspend all contacts with Russian officials, as well as travel to Russia and visits to Nasa facilities by Russian scientists. "Given Russia's ongoing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1463991/nasa-gives-order-suspend-russian-co-operation-following-ukraine-crisis
  7. News - Asia - Flight MH370

    Rain hampers hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines plane as Nasa joins the search

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 11:33am by DANNY LEE, Angela Meng

    ... to 68,500 square kilometres, including a new separate area following radar information provided by France yesterday. Nasa said its scientific satellites were also being used to scour the ocean ... being named. Nasa said it would use high-resolution cameras aboard satellites and the International Space Station to look for possible crash sites in the Indian Ocean. The US space agency ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1455406/rain-hampers-hunt-missing-malaysia-airlines-plane-nasa-joins-search
  8. 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
  9. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa planning mission to Jupiter’s watery moon, Europe

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 09:00pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Scientists say goals of project could include searching for life in water under surface Nasa plans mission to Jupiter's icy moon Nasa is plotting ... proposal to start planning some kind of mission to Europa. No details have been decided, but Nasa chief financial officer Elizabeth Robinson said that it would be launched in the mid-2020s. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1441252/nasa-planning-mission-jupiters-watery-moon-europe
  10. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa turns to private companies to exploit the moon's resources

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:47am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Nasa turns to private companies to exploit the moon Nasa- building on successful partnerships with private companies to resupply the International Space ... advantage of Nasa's extensive know-how, its engineers and access to its installations to help design and build lunar robots. But unlike Nasa's contracts with SpaceX and Orbital Sciences ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1424594/nasa-turns-private-companies-exploit-moons-resources

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