• Friday
  • November 28, 2014
  • Last updated: 7:48pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 8 of 8 for nasa

Search results

  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE

    Radiation on Mars trip near lifetime limit

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... aboard the Mars Science Laboratory, an unmanned Nasa rover and mobile laboratory that set off for Mars in 2011 before landing 253 days later in August, the report in the US journal Science said. ... exposure limits defined by Nasa and other space agencies." Zeitlin said more study is needed to determine the actual health risks- including the likelihood of developing cancer- associated ...

  2. News - World - SPACE

    Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield becomes a social media superstar

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... the sort of interest in space exploration that Nasa and other agencies have been trying to attract for more than a decade. Now he is on the way to becoming a star in his own right, the first ... has made slick YouTube videos about life on the space station. And on Friday he and two colleagues did Nasa's first live Google+ Hangout from space, answering questions submitted during ...

  3. Lost in space

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... thundered into the sky on a pillar of flame. Weather permitting late tonight, Hong Kong time, Nasa will send the space shuttle aloft for the 135th and final time on a mission that will end ... at the space centre have lost their jobs. Nasa must henceforth pay the Russian space agency to get American astronauts to and from the International Space Station, while bankrolling commercial ...

  4. Out of this world

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1958: Nasa, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, is set up April 12, 1961: Russian Yuri Gagarin becomes first man in space May 5, 1961: Alan Shepard is first American in space May ... The commanders of each ship exchanged the first international handshake in space April 12, 1981: The world's first shuttle, Columbia, lies into orbit April 24, 1990: Nasa launches Hubble Space ...

  5. Researchers aim to toughen astronauts' minds and bodies

    Posted Jan 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to their heads. Due to zero gravity, most astronauts on the International Space Station suffer bone loss and muscle fibre damage during their long space missions. To solve that problem, Nasa came up ...

  6. Money no object for a space flight of fancy

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... exploration,' Lovell said in Hong Kong recently. But the rivalry was immensely expensive. Nasa, the US space agency, has estimated that the Apollo programme, which put 12 astronauts on the moon, cost ...

  7. Reaching for the stars

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... technology to keep their space projects afloat. I was not surprised to find some 30 research papers on Nasa. This indicated they were still in the race. As the Chinese saying goes: 'Know your enemy, know yourself.' If I were in the United States negotiating with Nasa, I would be meeting engineers or officials directly involved. The Americans had a decentralised organisation model ...

  8. Ex-astronaut predicts friendly competition

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivien Cui Former Nasa astronaut Lee Morin sees congenial relations on the horizon for the Chinese and US space programmes. Any competition between the two countries 'would not be fierce', he told students in Beijing yesterday. 'It will be a friendly and co-operative competition,' he said. Dr Morin said that despite 'very complicated' political factors, ...



SCMP.com Account