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  1. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Thank the rich for driving technology trends that will benefit us

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 01:08pm by Cathy Holcombe

    ... for that niche. And the competition is likely going to get worse. When iRobot started its business in 1990, the US federal government allocated 1 per cent of its budget to space agency Nasa. Today ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1597900/thank-rich-driving-technology-trends-will-benefit-us
  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Nasa video debunks Mayan apocalypse prophecy

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 03:59pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The date: December 22, 2012. If you’re watching this, the world didn’t end yesterday, a Nasa video begins. The US space agency goes on to explain why the commotion over ... by the ancient Maya. And if that’s not enough, Nasa scientists answer frequently asked questions for doomsday believers.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1105407/nasa-video-debunks-mayan-apocalypse-prophecy
  3. News - World - Central America

    Meteorite smashes into Nicaraguan capital leaving 12-metre crater

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 09:45am

    ... There were no reported injuries because the impact was in a wooded spot, and flights at the airport were not affected. Nasa said last week that the asteroid this year RC, at the time of closest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1587669/meteorite-smashes-nicaraguan-capital-leaving-12-metre-crater
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Nasa brings bounce to outer-space living

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 11:32am

    ... Associated Press in Las Vegas International Space Station to test US$18 million balloon-like room Nasa is partnering with a commercial space company in a bid to replace the cumbersome ... years at the space station, it could open the door to habitats on the moon and missions to Mars, Nasa engineer Glen Miller said. The agency chose Bigelow for the contract because it was the only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1130033/nasa-brings-bounce-outer-space-living
  5. News - World - SPACE EXPLORATION

    Nasa to send new rover to Mars in 2020

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 10:17am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Chicago Nasa plans to send a new rover to Mars in 2020 as it prepares for a manned mission to the Red Planet, the US space agency said. The announcement on Tuesday came a day after Nasa released the results of the first soil tested by the Curiosity rover, which found traces of some of the compounds like water and oxygen that are necessary for life. US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1097906/nasa-send-new-rover-mars-2020
  6. 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
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TV

    Channel hop

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:37am by Mark Peters

    ... to Nasa, and one of the world's most important centres for solar research, Humble then jets off to Cairns, in Australia, to join an astronomer in photographing the sun's corona. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1589281/channel-hop
  8. News - World - SPACE

    New Nasa rover may bring Martian soil back to earth

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles New Mars rover is planned by Nasa Nasa officials have announced plans to build a new rover that would join Curiosity and Opportunity on the red ... Grunsfeld, head of Nasa's Science Mission Directorate. But Grunsfeld's remarks on Tuesday raised the hopes of planetary scientists that Nasa is focusing its efforts on the complex ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1098321/new-nasa-rover-may-bring-martian-soil-back-earth
  9. News - World - SPACE

    SpaceX prepares for first Nasa resupply mission to space station

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Private company to resupply space station after successful flight in May silences its critics SpaceX prepares for first Nasa mission to station Rocket maker SpaceX is poised to return to the International Space Station with its Dragon spacecraft to carry out the first contracted cargo resupply flight in Nasa's history. SpaceX performed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1056024/spacex-prepares-first-nasa-resupply-mission-space-station
  10. News - World - AEROSPACE

    Astronauts touch down in chilly Kazakhstan steppe

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 02:50pm by Associated Press in Almaty, Kazakhstan

    ... at the International Space Station. Nasa’s Sunita Williams, Russian astronaut Yury Malenchenko and Aki Hoshide of Japan’s JAXA space agency landed at 7.56am local time northeast of the town of Arkalyk. Eight ... of the outgoing crew, Nasa astronaut Kevin Ford has taken command of the space station, where he remains with Russian colleagues Oleg Novitsky and Yevgeny Tarelkin. They will be joined next month ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1086084/astronauts-touch-down-chilly-kazakhstan-steppe

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