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  1. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa looks at setting up space base gateway to Mars

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington The US space agency wants to build a small outpost 60,000km from the moon as a base for manned landings on the red planet Nasa looks at gateway to Mars Top Nasa officials have picked a leading candidate for the agency's next major mission: construction of an outpost that would send astronauts further from Earth than they have yet been. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1044947/nasa-looks-setting-space-base-gateway-mars
  2. News - World - SPACE

    US and France to work together on new Mars mission

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 10:41pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US and France to work together on Mars mission The US and France have unveiled plans to collaborate on a new Mars mission, two years after Nasa withdrew ... neighbour, and will be called InSight, short for the Interior Exploration Using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy, and Heat Transport. The agreement was signed on Monday by Nasa administrator Charles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1426201/us-and-france-work-together-new-mars-mission
  3. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa’s Mars rover finds rock with earth-like chemistry

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 11:53am by Reuters Cape Canaveral

    ... Curiosity rover landed inside a giant impact basin called Gale Crater, located near the Martian equator, for a two-year, US$2.5 billion astrobiology mission, Nasa’s first since the 1970s-era Viking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1059420/nasas-mars-rover-finds-rock-earth-chemistry
  4. News - World - SPACE

    Contamination fears over Nasa's rover machine on the surface of Mars

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... contaminate Mars For all the hopes Nasa has pinned on the rover it landed on Mars last month, one wish is unspoken: please don't find water. Scientists don't believe they will. They chose ... Curiosity does find water, a controversy that has simmered at Nasa for nearly a year will burst into the open. Curiosity's drill bits may be contaminated with earth microbes. If they are, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1033587/contamination-fears-over-nasas-rover-machine-surface-mars
  5. News - World - SPACE

    SpaceX bids to break Boeing, Lockheed hold on space launches

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:24pm by NYT

    ... of entrenched aerospace giants on the nation's space programmes. SpaceX already has changed the way Nasa conducts space flight. It now runs regular cargo resupply missions to astronauts aboard ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1483056/spacex-bids-break-boeing-lockheed-hold-space-launches
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Nasa probe discovers gravel from ancient stream bed on Mars

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:37pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse Scientists find more evidence of water on the Red Planet Nasa’s Mars rover has discovered gravel once carried by the waters of an ancient stream that “ran vigorously” ... of the rocks give an idea of the speed and the depth of the stream, Nasa said. “The shapes tell you they were transported, and the sizes tell you they couldn’t be transported by wind. They were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1049329/nasa-probe-discovers-gravel-ancient-stream-bed-mars
  7. News - World

    Ready for your close-up? Insect portraits reveal creepy crawlies in extreme detail

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 09:55am by Staff Reporter

    ... all sorts of images that were simply unachievable 15 years ago." Focus stacking can involve hundreds of images and is the same technique that was used by NASA's Mars Rover to send ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1466840/ready-their-close-ups-extreme-macro-images-reveal-insects-finer-details
  8. News - World - SPACE

    Mars rover ready to analyse rock powder

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 01:56pm by Reuters in Cape Canaveral, Florida

    ... Reuters in Cape Canaveral, Florida Nasa’s Mars rover Curiosity, dispatched to learn if the planet ever had ingredients for life, drilled its first bit of powder from inside a potentially ... Curiosity engineer Scott McCloskey of Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, said.. On February 8, the rover used its powerful drill, the first instrument of its type to be sent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1155369/mars-rover-ready-analyse-rock-powder
  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Much ado about nothing for North Korean space agency Nada

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 09:54pm by GDN

    ... Jong-il's Korea as a space power". The state news agency neglects to mention one glaring fact: the new logo looks a lot like that of Nasa, the space agency of Pyongyang's foe the US, right ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1463282/much-ado-about-nothing-north-korean-space-agency-nada
  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Spacesuit flaw delays International Space Station repairs

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:04am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Flaw in spacesuit delays space station repairs A new flaw has emerged with a US-made spacesuit, forcing Nasa to delay until tomorrow the next outing ... re-entered the space station airlock following a spacewalk that lasted 51/2 hours, Nasa said. It was not believed to be the same type of issue that caused a dangerous water leak in the helmet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1388461/spacesuit-flaw-delays-international-space-station-repairs

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