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  1. Students net Nasa prizes

    Posted Jun 29th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Two Hong Kong secondary school students shone in the 2009 Nasa Space Settlement Contest, winning first place awards in the international competition. This year, the annual ... to the United States and accepted their awards on June 5 at the School of Creativity (Kowloon Bay), which co-ordinated the Hong Kong submissions to Nasa. 'I have always been interested in science ...

  2. China can play significant role in the space effort

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The moon is a long way short of Mars, the ultimate goal of a space exploration programme announced by US President George W. Bush in January last year. But the US space agency Nasa ... shuttles, Nasa has opted for a return to a space capsule launched by a rocket, the method that first took Americans to the moon nearly 40 years ago. The new crew exploration vehicles (CEVs) ...

  3. Tracking spirit of space co-operation

    Posted Nov 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and not far from stations operated by the ESA and Nasa. Space has become a busy place since the US manned moon missions from 1969 to 1972. China, the European Union, Japan and India have all sent ... satellites and a Nasa spacecraft firing a missile into the moon. A space race is on, even if not comparable with the cold-war rivalry between America and the Soviet Union. Space has also been ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Thick smog closes airports and highways across China

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... but it did not release the actual images. Satellite images released by the US space agency Nasa drew millions of clicks from mainland internet users. "Beijing shrouded in smog" Video ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: Xinjiang tightens security, Macau casino profit soars

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 06:58am by Patrick Boehler

    ... thriving. China abroad Asahi Shimbun Contempt for China leads to insults, conspiracy theories against Okinawans. Bloomberg A Chinese research scientist suspected of spying on NASA is set to plead ...

  6. China has tracking station in Australia

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... authorities have inspected the site and approved it. The Swedish company, which has also worked with Nasa and the European Space Agency, was reluctant to provide details on the station, given ... commercially operated stations, including one run by SSC in Dongara, according to its website. Nasa's Near Earth Network of tracking stations has at least 12 stations, including one in Dongara. ...

  7. News - China

    I'm sorry, says businessman who stole US$100m software from companies including Microsoft

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 10:29am by Reuters in Wilmington, Delaware

    ... said in court filings. US buyers in 28 states included a Nasa engineer and the chief scientist for a defence and law-enforcement contractor, prosecutors said. Corporate victims in the case ...

  8. Time to unite in the exploration of space

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Space enthusiasts are not the only ones captivated by the stunning images of Mars beamed back to Earth by the Nasa lander Phoenix. Chinese scientists are, no doubt, tracking every development of the space mission, the latest in a series of successful Mars landings that go back to the two pioneering Viking missions in 1976. To date, the United States remains the only nation ...

  9. Space race

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration has an excellent website outlining the experiments and impact of space programs: http://spaceflight.nasa ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    India still wary of military ties with China ahead of joint drills

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... training base could be compared with Nasa's in the United States. Besides Sri Lanka, we also welcome other countries to join with our space mission and use our space station." ...




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