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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, March 2, 2014

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 03:35am by AGENCIES

    ... Nasa misdiagnosed the earlier leak, believing the water found in the helmet of Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano on July 9 was due to a ruptured drink bag, said space station chief engineer ...

  2. News - World - SPACE

    Astronomers capture huge meteorite smashing into moon

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 09:48pm by GDN

    ... observed by Nasa in March last year. The event was recorded by Spanish telescopes that monitor the moon under a project called Midas (Moon Impacts Detection and Analysis System). The flash ...

  3. News - China - SPACE

    ‘It came back to life’: China’s Jade Rabbit snaps out of silence but mechanical kinks remain

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 09:51am by DARREN WEE

    ... as it’s alive, there’s the possibility it can be saved.” #China #moonrover #Yutu "came to itself," signal reception back to normal: spokesperson @breakingnews @NASA ... following Yutu’s journey to the moon”. "Hi, anyone there?" #China #moonrover #Yutu asks on Weibo @breakingnews @NASA pic.twitter.com/ABslKtZNwl — China Xinhua News (@XHNews) February 13, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa turns to private companies to exploit the moon's resources

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:47am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Nasa turns to private companies to exploit the moon Nasa- building on successful partnerships with private companies to resupply the International Space ... advantage of Nasa's extensive know-how, its engineers and access to its installations to help design and build lunar robots. But unlike Nasa's contracts with SpaceX and Orbital Sciences ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE

    Scientists and researchers working hard to stop asteroids hitting earth

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 09:29am by Jamie Carter

    ... catalogued and are tracked by astronomers, but Nasa estimates that more than six million objects orbit the sun. While some scientists are focused on how to prevent relatively small- though ... be created. The Nasa-funded Atlas (Asteroid Terrestrial-Impact Last Alert System), due in 2015, will use eight telescopes to scan the entire night sky for asteroids. Astronomers at the University ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SPACE ADVENTURE

    Mars is a no-go, says former Nasa researcher Professor Chan Kwing-lam

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 04:46am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Life on Mars a no-go, says former Nasa researcher Ambitious plans for human migration to Mars are unaffordable and even if they do go ahead are likely ... advanced enough to support human life on Mars. "After landing on Mars, that is the point when other technical problems arise," said Chan, a former Nasa researcher who teaches ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SPACE ADVENTURE

    Hongkonger Birdy Cheng Yu-pang lands a place on Mars mission

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 03:30am by Emily Tsang

    ... for the US space agency Nasa. Chan said the necessary technology would not be available in a decade. "How can humans settle on Mars when we cannot even sustain the technology to build a human ...

  9. Magazines - Style - SPEND IT

    Dream jet gives ultimate high for US$177 million

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 11:17pm by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen Enjoy a life of opulence in a home that is 9,000 metres above ground Plane luxury AS TOLD TO VIVIAN CHEN ILLUSTRATION AIRJET DESIGNS & ANZON WONG   WHAT: Ultimate Luxury Private Jet Customisation WHO: Jean-Pierre Alfano Founder and creative director of AirJet Designs Trained in product design and engineering,Alfano chose to work with Nasa aftercompleting his ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, February 2, 2014

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 02:07am by AGENCIES

    ... Bidding companies reach for the moon Under a new programme called Lunar Catalyst, US space agency Nasa will provide free technical expertise, equipment, facilities and software to help selected companies develop lunar landers, officials have announced. "The intent of this initiative is to stimulate and help commercialisation," Jason Crusan, who oversees Nasa ...




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