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  1. News - World - SPACE

    SpaceX and Boeing wait on funding decision from Nasa for space taxis

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:38pm by Bloomberg

    ... choice, SpaceX is the exciting choice and Sierra Nevada the interesting choice," said Loren Thompson, an analyst with Lexington Institute, a research group. Nasa is charting a new direction ... tourism while the space agency focuses on distant trips to Mars or asteroids. Boeing's proposed CST-100 capsule received US$480 million under Nasa funding awarded in 2012, compared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590324/spacex-and-boeing-wait-funding-decision-nasa-space-taxis
  2. News - World - AEROSPACE

    SpaceX ship bringing '3-D printer, rats and flies' jets off to International Space Station

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:24pm by AP, AFP

    ... on Saturday due to rain. “And Dragon is flying free, on its way to the International Space Station,” Nasa commentator George Diller said. It should reach the space station’s six-man crew on Tuesday, ... of the launch, and meets Nasa’s strict safety standards. The space agency envisions astronauts one day cranking out spare parts as needed. For now, the printer will be used as a technology demonstrator, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1597446/spacex-ship-bringing-3-d-printer-rats-and-flies-jets-international-space
  3. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa rover finds large iron meteorite on Mars

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 09:08pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Nasa rover finds another visitor from space on Mars Nasa's Curiosity rover has found a two-metre-long iron meteorite on the surface of Mars. Scientists named the first ... to the statement from US space agency Nasa that accompanied an image of the Lebanon meteorite, the cavities visible on its surface may once have been filled with the mineral olivine. If so, that could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555639/nasa-rover-finds-large-iron-meteorite-mars
  4. News - World

    NASA launches robotic explorer to Mars, the Maven, to study atmosphere of red planet.

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 02:30am by AP

    ... CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — NASA launches robotic explorer to Mars, the Maven, to study atmosphere of red planet. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1359909/nasa-launches-robotic-explorer-mars-maven-study-atmosphere-red-planet
  5. News - World

    Nasa satellite will track earth’s ability to absorb carbon dioxide

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 09:18pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Cape Canaveral, US Satellite will track earth's ability to absorb CO ccix:character{-2}/ccix:character A Nasa satellite being prepared for launch today is expected ... this greenhouse globally," said Betsy Edwards, programme executive at the Washington headquarters of Nasa. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1543740/nasa-satellite-will-track-earths-ability-absorb-carbon-dioxide
  6. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa launches ‘flying saucer’ to test new technology for landing on Mars

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 10:39am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Los Angeles Possible future Mars lander lifted nearly into space by balloon and its own rocket engine Nasa flying saucer passes test despite bumpy landing A saucer-shaped Nasa vehicle testing new technology for Mars landings has made a successful rocket ride over the Pacific, but its massive descent parachute only partially unfurled. The Low Density ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1542873/nasa-launches-flying-saucer-test-new-technology-landing-mars
  7. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa duo plans faster-than-light starship called Enterprise- of course

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:29pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Nasa duo's Enterprise 'will break speed of light' Harold White, an engineer and physicist at US space agency Nasa, announced a few years ago that he ... for the Nasa Engineering Directorate", has calculated a plausible way to accomplish this using far less energy than required by the original theory proposed in 1994 by physicist Miguel Alcubierre. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1536321/nasa-duo-plans-faster-light-starship-called-enterprise-course
  8. News - World - SCIENCE

    Nasa surveys find frozen world below ice sheet in Greenland

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:01pm by GDN

    ... shapes including some as tall as skyscrapers, was found using ice-penetrating radar loaded aboard survey flights by US space agency Nasa. The findings and the first images of the frozen world ... But with new gravity sensors and radar operating from Nasa's airborne surveys of the ice sheet over the last 20 years, scientists eventually concluded the formations were ice- not rock. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534166/nasa-surveys-find-frozen-world-below-ice-sheet-greenland
  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE EXPLORATION

    Nasa uses space game to lure talent to its exploration programmes

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:21am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Seemingly real game may prompt youngsters to reach for the stars Nasa uses space game to lure talent In the cold vacuum of space, miles above the planet's surface, I am ... "Interested in exploring an asteroid with us?" It was from Nasa, and after a year of cooperation, the Kerbal team was able to implement the real-life Asteroid Redirect Mission into its game. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1522639/nasa-uses-space-game-lure-talent-its-exploration-programmes
  10. News - World - SPACE

    Rising sea levels threaten to swamp Nasa space centres, say scientists

    Posted May 21st 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Rising sea levels threaten to swamp space centres Rising sea levels are threatening most of Nasa's launch pads and multibillion-dollar complexes ... and logistics when launching rockets and testing spacecraft. Many Nasa centres had already faced costly damage from encroaching water, coastal erosion and potent hurricanes, said a report issued ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1517348/rising-sea-levels-threaten-swamp-nasa-space-centres-say-scientists

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