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  1. Nasa chief backs China-US teamwork

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporter China and the United States could work together in space science and exploration, Nasa chief Charlie Bolden says, according to Space.com. Collaboration in space could help ... I. It is seen as a milestone in the country's quest to build a space station by 2020. Co-operation between Nasa and the Chinese space programme is currently minimal. A provision ...

  2. Nasa to launch space shuttle despite unmet safety goals

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Jacqui Goddard

    ... Jacqui Goddard in Miami Nasa's space shuttle programme is finally back on track after being grounded for more than two years. Discovery, one of three shuttles remaining from the original five-strong fleet, is scheduled for launch on July 13- the first manned US spaceflight since the Columbia disaster in February 2003. Nasa managers admit that despite 21/2 years ...

  3. Nasa scientist hopes flight will lay his demons to rest

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by Jacqui Goddard

    ... Jacqui Goddard in Cape Canaveral For almost 21/2 years, Nasa's Jon Clark has struggled in the face of overwhelming grief just to put one foot in front of the other, turn up for work ... that Nasa has completely mended its ways since the Columbia accident investigation board, an independent panel appointed by the US Senate, identified a culture of 'flawed decision-making, ...

  4. Make or break

    Posted Jun 25th 2006, 12:00am by Jacqui Goddard

    ... At 3.49pm on Saturday Nasa will launch seven astronauts into space on the Discovery shuttle despite its engineers warning the craft is not ready. Is the space agency taking too big a risk, ... But there on the document requiring Nasa managers to sign their approval for the launch of shuttle mission STS-121 next weekend are two scribbled notes that betray a split in the US space agency's top ranks ...

  5. Saving the Earth from Armageddon?

    Posted Mar 10th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... danger of NEOs and predict their possible trajectories in the universe. In 1998, the United States Congress authorised Nasa to start an early warning system by locating NEOs measuring at least ... it as unfeasible and self-defeating. They said that large chunks of debris from the disintegrated asteroid can still strike the Earth. In 2005, Nasa astronauts Edward Lu and Stanley Love proposed a much ...

  6. How volcanic activity has influenced our rainfall

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... variability. Nowadays we can study their impacts closely, with Nasa operating five A-train satellites carrying instruments to provide atmospheric observations. In January last year, the respected ...

  7. $10 chain solves window dilemma

    Posted Aug 10th 2005, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... said Professor Hung, who used to work for the US space agency Nasa. The designers said they would not apply for a patent for the invention. 'We encourage the Housing Department, ...



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