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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Nasa reverses ban on Chinese scientists at exoplanets conference

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 11:03am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Prominent US astronomers had threatened to boycott space conference after ban imposed on Chinese astronomers Nasa in U-turn over China scientists Nasa has ... because of a bill restricting US space co-operation with China. A Nasa committee has now written to the six to change course, Xinhua reported. "We have since been able to clarify the intent ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Nasa vows to review ban on Chinese astronomers

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 03:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Nasa administrator Charles Bolden describes situation as 'unfortunate' The US space agency on Thursday vowed to reconsider the applications of Chinese scientists who were denied access to a Nasa conference on security grounds, sparking a boycott by leading American astronomers. Nasa administrator Charles Bolden said the situation ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Nasa's banning of Chinese scientists from conference angers US colleagues

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Scientists in US and elsewhere outraged agency has closed planetary conference to researchers from China on national security grounds Boycott over Nasa ban on Chinese Nasa ... of national security. Nasa officials rejected applications from Chinese nationals who hoped to attend the meeting at the agency's Ames research centre in California next month citing a spending ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Beijing condemns Nasa ban on Chinese as 'discrimination'

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 11:01am by AFP, Bloomberg

    ... Nasa's China ban is 'discrimination' Beijing has criticised the US space agency Nasa for what it termed "discriminative action" over a decision to bar Chinese representatives ... on which the restriction was based to criticise Nasa. In Beijing, foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said she was aware of reports on Nasa's decision. "At the same time I have also ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US shutdown slows efforts to fix Nasa-China controversy

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 10:05am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Beijing has criticised ban as discriminatory Nasa is trying to resolve an international spat over banning Chinese scientists from a planetary conference ... remain free of politics. Organisers of the Second Kepler Science Conference on November 4-8 said they were acting based on a March this year order for a moratorium to visits to Nasa facilities ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Nasa brings bounce to outer-space living

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 11:32am

    ... Associated Press in Las Vegas International Space Station to test US$18 million balloon-like room Nasa is partnering with a commercial space company in a bid to replace the cumbersome ... years at the space station, it could open the door to habitats on the moon and missions to Mars, Nasa engineer Glen Miller said. The agency chose Bigelow for the contract because it was the only ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    New Goes-R US satellite will warn of tornadoes and solar storms

    Posted May 19th 2014, 08:51pm by Reuters

    ... contract in 2009 to build two nine-metre, 6.4 tonne Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series (Goes-R) satellites for space agency Nasa and the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hangar roof falls on experimental US blimp

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... fully developed, it will be capable of carrying 66 tonnes of cargo. The US Defence Department and Nasa have invested US$35 million in the prototype because of its potential to carry more cargo ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Chinese man guilty of US$100m software piracy

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 09:04am by AFP

    ... one-third of the buyers in the United States, including a Nasa engineer and a defence contractor. ICE said Li had earned more than US$60,000 dollars in the sales that it had documented to US buyers. ... citizens, Nasa engineer Cosburn Wedderburn and Wronald Best, chief scientist at a US defence contractor, have also pleaded guilty to copyright infringement and await sentencing. Both bought ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US government shutdown greeted with disbelief around the world

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... they do not rely on Congress for funding. NASA: Most of Nasa will be shut temporarily, except for space agency employees providing support to the astronauts orbiting the earth in the space ...



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