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  1. Ex-Nasa official to help China's space programme

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zuleika Sedgley zuleika.sedgley@scmp.com UNMAPPED FIELD root_ARCHIVEENTRY_METADATA_cci_tag_label = 'science' A former top Nasa official and scientist will help China implement ... than technical know-how. He was referring to his '4-D management system', which has been used by 700 Nasa teams since 2003 after he developed this from his experiences with the Hubble ...

  2. reaching for the stars

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... one of the architects of the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft- an ongoing joint Nasa and ESA mission- to Saturn and Titan, its largest moon. During all my years working on various space projects, Dr ... be considered. The Americans were also planning a Mars mission, but Dr Ip told me the Americans would never accept us, but he didn't give a reason. 'Nasa would never give you a seat ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. Craft's precarious date with destiny for Mars landing

    Posted Dec 19th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Nasa space probes- the twin Mars Exploration Rovers- which are scheduled to arrive next month. Because Beagle II has no propulsion, the mother ship has been put on a collision path ... lands successfully, even if Mars Express is lost it will still be able to carry out its mission. This is because it can still transmit signals and data to Earth through Nasa's Mars Odyssey ...

  5. Reaching for the stars

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... carried only static. There was still hope in the following weeks as some of the world's most powerful radio telescopes and two Mars orbiters- one from the American space agency, Nasa- were ... of the equator on the eastern side of the planet. Analysts believe they were the probe's debris and impact created from the crash. This was in contrast to Nasa's successful landing ...

  6. Reaching for the stars

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... the European Space Agency (ESA) had to return to Mars to prove it had the ability to collect on-site samples before a joint mission with Nasa to bring samples back to Earth in 2018. Unlike Nasa ...

  7. A passion for the last frontiers

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... project, called ExoMars, will probably use our tools again, so I am very excited and impatient. For a very long time, I tried to work with the US space agency Nasa, but I made no headway despite ...

  8. reaching for the stars

    Posted Aug 18th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... that could grip a rock sample, drill into it and grind its surface at the same time. Unlike Nasa's Mars rovers, Beagle 2 was immobile. Therefore its robotic arm had to compensate by providing ...



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