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  1. News - World

    Briefs, October 9, 2012

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... to the International Space Station on Nasa's first privately run supply mission after a successful blast-off atop SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket. The capsule named Dragon reached orbit and spread its two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1056586/briefs-october-9-2012
  2. News - World - SPACE

    Curiosity's stream discovery raises hopes of finding life on Mars

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... gravel lifts prospects of life on Mars Nasa's Mars rover, Curiosity, has discovered gravel carried by an ancient stream that once "ran vigorously" on the red planet. The news bodes ... and the shapes of the rocks give an idea of the speed and the depth of the stream, Nasa said. Scientists estimate the water moved at a brisk pace of around one metre per second, and was somewhere between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1049837/curiositys-stream-discovery-raises-hopes-finding-life-mars
  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, July 13, 2014

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:10am by AGENCIES

    ... Scientists fail to resurrect old satellite A valiant effort to put a defunct Nasa science satellite back to work came to a disappointing end after the 36-year-old spacecraft's propulsion system failed, project organisers said. An ad hoc team of engineers and scientists won permission from Nasa to try to take control of the still-orbiting International Sun-Earth Explorer-3, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1552846/short-science-july-13-2014
  4. Roving good time on internet route

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nasa's Mars Exploration Rover, which celebrated its 3,000th day on the planet on July 2, has taken photos of the rugged Mars terrain using a panoramic camera. A total of 817 images- taken from ... three months. If you are interested to learn more, go to Nasa's page for students and try the online rover image experience. Top trend Clipix We spend lots of time online, but there'll ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006760/roving-good-time-internet-route
  5. Nasa chief backs China-US teamwork

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporter China and the United States could work together in space science and exploration, Nasa chief Charlie Bolden says, according to Space.com. Collaboration in space could help ... I. It is seen as a milestone in the country's quest to build a space station by 2020. Co-operation between Nasa and the Chinese space programme is currently minimal. A provision ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983897/nasa-chief-backs-china-us-teamwork
  6. Ex-Nasa official to help China's space programme

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zuleika Sedgley zuleika.sedgley@scmp.com UNMAPPED FIELD root_ARCHIVEENTRY_METADATA_cci_tag_label = 'science' A former top Nasa official and scientist will help China implement ... than technical know-how. He was referring to his '4-D management system', which has been used by 700 Nasa teams since 2003 after he developed this from his experiences with the Hubble ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968262/ex-nasa-official-help-chinas-space-programme
  7. News - World - SPACE

    Robonaut, International Space Station's humanoid robot, gets legs at last

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 12:27am by AP

    ... to really kind of open up the robot's horizons," said Robert Ambrose, from the US space agency Nasa's Johnson Space Centre in Houston. It's the next big step in Nasa's quest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1492188/robonaut-international-space-stations-humanoid-robot-gets-legs-last
  8. News - World - SPACE

    45 years later, astronaut Buzz Aldrin reflects on the moon landing

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... and also hoped President Barack Obama would use the anniversary to announce new ambitions for Nasa and human spaceflight. Aldrin wants to see humans travel to Mars — and stay, permanently, ... vocal in his final years about Nasa strategy and once sent me an on-background e-mail taking issue with a blog item in which I had been sceptical about a lunar return. Aldrin writes about past ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556726/45-years-later-astronaut-buzz-aldrin-reflects-moon-landing
  9. Nasa

    Posted Oct 21st 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... They were trying to get ahead of each other. The US realised it had to go into space, too. In 1958, Nasa was born. Nasa stands for National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The birth of Nasa was the start of the 'space race'. Nasa's first act was to put the first American satellite into orbit in 1958. It had a staff of about 80 people. The new agency began researching ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696004/nasa
  10. News - World - NASA

    Astronauts go on rare Christmas Eve spacewalk to repair station

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 07:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Last astronauts to embarked on a December 24 spacewalk was 14 years ago, Nasa says Two American astronauts prepared to step out Tuesday on a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk to wrap up repairs to the cooling system at the International Space Station, Nasa said. The spacewalk was set to begin at 7.10am, marking the second outing to replace ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1389719/astronauts-go-rare-christmas-eve-spacewalk-repair-station

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