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  1. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa's Hubble Telescope shows images of 13 billion-year-old galaxies

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 09:53pm by AP

    ... complex physics tricks, Nasa's ageing telescope is just starting to see the universe at its infancy in living colour and detail. Images released by the US space agency on Tuesday show ...

  2. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa's Maven probe to study why Mars atmosphere changed over time

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:30am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cape Canaveral, US Nasa's newest Mars mission hopes to find out why the Martian atmosphere changed over time Probe to study atmosphere of Mars Nasa hopes its ... the atmosphere to try to understand how the planet morphed from warm and wet to cold and dry. "A maven is a trusted expert," said Nasa's space science chief, John Grunsfeld. Maven ...

  3. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa astronomers report 'monster' gamma ray burst from death of star

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 09:14pm by AP

    ... of was the "Big Bang" that created the universe. "This burst was a once-in-a-century cosmic event," Nasa astrophysics chief Paul Hertz said. But because this blast was 3.7 billion ... of that happening are close to zero, astronomers say- there would not be anything anybody could do about it. Telescopes in orbit operated by the US space agency Nasa have been seeing bursts for more than ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Nasa reverses ban on Chinese scientists at exoplanets conference

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 11:03am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Prominent US astronomers had threatened to boycott space conference after ban imposed on Chinese astronomers Nasa in U-turn over China scientists Nasa has ... because of a bill restricting US space co-operation with China. A Nasa committee has now written to the six to change course, Xinhua reported. "We have since been able to clarify the intent ...

  5. News - China - SPACE

    Chinese lunar rover looks too much like Nasa's Opportunity, say scientists

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 03:17am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Chinese design plays it safe but ends up looking too much like Nasa's Mars vehicle Copy-cat lunar rover fails to impress The launch of China's ... to Nasa's Opportunity, which has roamed Mars for nearly a decade. Both feature a flat back with solar panels, a long neck fronted by cameras and a robotic arm set at the front chest. Only ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Nasa vows to review ban on Chinese astronomers

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 03:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Nasa administrator Charles Bolden describes situation as 'unfortunate' The US space agency on Thursday vowed to reconsider the applications of Chinese scientists who were denied access to a Nasa conference on security grounds, sparking a boycott by leading American astronomers. Nasa administrator Charles Bolden said the situation ...

  7. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa to test 3-D printer as flying supply factory in space

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... on supplies 3-D printer could be Nasa's flying factory Nasa is preparing to launch into space next year a 3-D printer, a toaster-sized device that greatly reduces the need for astronauts to load ... replacement joints and artists use them to build exquisite jewellery. In Nasa labs, engineers are 3-D printing small satellites that could shoot out of the space station and transmit data to earth, ...

  8. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa cargo ship Cygnus makes delivery to International Space Station

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cape Canaveral, US Cygnus' door-to-do delivery, 420km up Nasa's newest delivery service has made its first shipment to the International Space Station, ... the second to accomplish such a far-flung shipment. The California-based SpaceX took the lead last year. Nasa officials along with White House representatives declared it a historic day. "It ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Nasa's banning of Chinese scientists from conference angers US colleagues

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Scientists in US and elsewhere outraged agency has closed planetary conference to researchers from China on national security grounds Boycott over Nasa ban on Chinese Nasa ... of national security. Nasa officials rejected applications from Chinese nationals who hoped to attend the meeting at the agency's Ames research centre in California next month citing a spending ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Beijing condemns Nasa ban on Chinese as 'discrimination'

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 11:01am by AFP, Bloomberg

    ... Nasa's China ban is 'discrimination' Beijing has criticised the US space agency Nasa for what it termed "discriminative action" over a decision to bar Chinese representatives ... on which the restriction was based to criticise Nasa. In Beijing, foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said she was aware of reports on Nasa's decision. "At the same time I have also ...




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