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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. News - World - SPACE

    Smartphones answer Nasa's higher calling

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... answer nasa' s higher calling The US space agency for Nasa is known for going big: big missions, big rockets, big budgets. But nestled in California's Silicon Valley is one Nasa unit headed in the opposite direction. Its latest mission is tiny but has led to big expectations for the Small Satellite Technology Programme. In April, this Nasa team launched three little ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1260157/smartphones-answer-nasas-higher-calling
  4. 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
  5. News - World - ACCIDENT

    Unmanned Antares space rocket explodes on lift-off after failed US launch

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 08:15am by Reuters

    ... Reuters An unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after lift off from a commercial launch pad in Virginia on Tuesday, marking the first accident since Nasa turned to private operators ... Nasa mission commentator Dan Huot. Huot said there were no reports of any personnel in the vicinity of the explosion. An Accomack County Sheriff’s spokeswoman added, “As far as we know, all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1627295/unmanned-us-commercial-space-rocket-explodes-lift
  6. News - China

    Friends rally to dispel 'Chinese spy' claims against ex-Nasa contractor

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 11:53am by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li Days after Jiang Bo, a Chinese national who worked at Nasa’s Langley Research Center, was arrested on a plane bound for Beijing and charged with lying to US authorities, his friends ... and working in the US. Xing explained that Jiang was not 'fleeing' US as reported by some media. Jiang was leaving the US on a one-way ticket after he had learned his contract with Nasa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1196162/friends-aim-dispel-chinese-spy-claims-against-ex-nasa-contractor
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 05:43am by STAFF

    ...   We will continue to move forward … once we fully understand today's mishap Nasa associate administrator Bill Gerstenmaier after a rocket exploded over a U.S. launch pad     There would be an even bigger problem if the construction was forced to a halt MTR director Frederick Ma on the likely need for more money for the high-speed link     It all gets your emotions up, so ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1627823/who-said-it

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