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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 05:43am by STAFF

    ...   We will continue to move forward … once we fully understand today's mishap Nasa associate administrator Bill Gerstenmaier after a rocket exploded over a U.S. launch pad     There would be an even bigger problem if the construction was forced to a halt MTR director Frederick Ma on the likely need for more money for the high-speed link     It all gets your emotions up, so ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    India provides a new model of space exploration

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 04:38am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Mars and it has done so for just US$74 million, about one-ninth the cost of the American agency Nasa's probe that went into orbit around the planet a few days earlier. Nasa ...

  4. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Thank the rich for driving technology trends that will benefit us

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 01:08pm by Cathy Holcombe

    ... for that niche. And the competition is likely going to get worse. When iRobot started its business in 1990, the US federal government allocated 1 per cent of its budget to space agency Nasa. Today ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Scientific freedom must be upheld

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... sense, maybe not. American researchers have worked themselves into a lather- to the point of boycotting a Nasa conference in California next month they would not normally dream of missing- over a politically inspired ban on Chinese scientists, including those working at US institutions, attending the conference. The Nasa ban on individual scientists, under the misguided application of a law- ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT YOU LIKED

    What you liked, April 12, 2014

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 03:47am by STAFF

    ... A photograph sent from Mars by one of Nasa's two rovers last week reveals what conspiracy theorists described as a "beam of light" shining from the planet's surface. Nasa says ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 03:46am

    ...   Are there inhabitable earths out there? I'm feeling a little tingly Geoffrey Marcy, University of California, Berkeley, on new Nasa Kepler data showing 40 billion possible earth-like planets in the galaxy ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am

    ... that the planet is out of balance Nasa climate scientist James Hansen ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 05:05am by STAFF

    ... astronauts to space station Russia and the US are sending three astronauts to the International Space Station despite tensions over Ukraine. Cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov, Oleg Artemyev and Nasa ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Extreme heat and cold muddy scientists' climate change message

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:53pm by SCMP Editorial

    ... weather and climate. The North American space agency Nasa defines weather as "conditions of the atmosphere... over a short period of time". That was what the deadly cold that killed ...




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