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  1. Global co-operation the key to space exploration

    Posted Jul 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of relics on the moonscape of the landings by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin and four subsequent Apollo missions up to 1972. Taken recently by a Nasa moon reconnaissance mission, they are the only ... mission to the International Space Station will be the last. The US will be relying on the Russian Soyuz spacecraft for the next. Nasa's unmanned scientific missions still go all around ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/687325/global-co-operation-key-space-exploration
  2. For sale: used space shuttles, price sky-high

    Posted Dec 20th 2008, 12:00am by Richard Luscombe

    ... Richard Luscombe in Miami It could be the ultimate Christmas present for anyone who can afford the stellar price tag. Nasa has announced plans to sell off its space-shuttle fleet for US$42 ... hazardous materials, preparing it for travel and flying it to an airport of the buyer's choosing. But as an agency of the US government, Nasa insists it will not sell its most prized assets ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/664488/sale-used-space-shuttles-price-sky-high
  3. Out of the ashes of failure

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zuleika Sedgley zuleika.sedgley@scmp.com Dr Charles Pellerin knows all about failures and disasters on a colossal scale. As a former top Nasa scientist and official, the physicist still ... Pellerin revamped the Nasa management that helped restore the reputation of the world's greatest space agency. Today, as a consultant and academic, he is spreading the message that technology ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968416/out-ashes-failure
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/610255/out-world
  5. Talking points

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... in Xian since 2007. Shower of satellite parts due any time now A six-tonne satellite is getting closer and closer, and is expected to crash down on earth as early as today, but Nasa says it is still too early to predict the time and location of re-entry with any more certainty. The 20-year-old Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite will be the biggest Nasa spacecraft to fall uncontrolled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/979890/talking-points
  6. Comet hit makes big impact

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... By Kate Whitehead How did life arrive on Earth? Nasa scientists are hoping they will soon be able to answer this question after their first successful space collision took place on July 5 Scientists were earlier this month holding their breath as a Nasa space probe headed for a comet 134 million km from Earth. They cheered as they watched the probe slam into the side of the comet. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/508512/comet-hit-makes-big-impact
  7. Two new positive drug findings

    Posted Dec 11th 2003, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Lane's recent winner, Favourite Express, and also in Tony Cruz-trained Nasa Pearl, after it was second in a race last month. 'There is an on-going inquiry into these new findings so we ... on November 30 and December 3. The report said blood samples from both horses had been found to be negative, just as the post-race bloods from Nasa Pearl and Favourite Express had been. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/437732/two-new-positive-drug-findings
  8. Two new positive drug findings

    Posted Dec 11th 2003, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Lane's recent winner, Favourite Express, and also in Tony Cruz-trained Nasa Pearl, after it was second in a race last month. 'There is an on-going inquiry into these new findings so we ... on November 30 and December 3. The report said blood samples from both horses had been found to be negative, just as the post-race bloods from Nasa Pearl and Favourite Express had been.Alan Aitken ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/437758/two-new-positive-drug-findings
  9. Golden Treasure gets all the favours to strike

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by John Bell

    ... main opposition expected to come from Amazing Choice, Winbo, Nasa Pearl, Lucky Money Star and Dash. In the middle pin, Namjong Fighters could prove a value banker with a drop in trip ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/662670/golden-treasure-gets-all-favours-strike
  10. Super Fighter on track to return to winning ways

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by John Bell

    ... The Peter Ho Leung-trained gelding did too much work in the run from a wide barrier and weakened right out behind Nasa Pearl on January 7, but looked unlucky not to finish closer last time after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/670210/super-fighter-track-return-winning-ways

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