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  1. Students net Nasa prizes

    Posted Jun 29th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Two Hong Kong secondary school students shone in the 2009 Nasa Space Settlement Contest, winning first place awards in the international competition. This year, the annual ... to the United States and accepted their awards on June 5 at the School of Creativity (Kowloon Bay), which co-ordinated the Hong Kong submissions to Nasa. 'I have always been interested in science ...

  2. From racist oppression to Nasa's heights

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Jacqui Goddard

    ... Corps major general is preparing to be anointed as the new administrator of Nasa, becoming the first black and only second ex-astronaut to lead the US space programme. Overseeing a workforce ... of America's space programme', US President Barack Obama stated in announcing his nomination. Yet 'vibrancy' is something many Nasa-watchers say the agency has lost in recent years ...

  3. News - World - SPACE

    US and Europe to embark on joint space mission around the moon

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US and Europe in joint space mission The US and European space agencies have announced a new partnership pairing a European cargo module with Nasa ... around the moon. But Nasa has bigger goals for Orion, hoping it will one day take humans beyond low-earth orbit- for the first time since Eugene Cernan left the last footprints on the moon ...

  4. News - World - MEMORABILIA

    Apollo 15 moon mission camera sold in Vienna auction for HK$5.9 million

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:51am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Vienna Moon mission camera sold for HK$5.9m The only camera to return from Nasa's moon missions from 1969 to 1972 has been sold at an auction in Vienna ... Jim Irwin to take 299 pictures during the Apollo 15 mission in 1971. A small plate inside is engraved with the number 38, the same number that appears on Irwin's Nasa snapshots. ...

  5. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    2012 was the 36th straight year of above-average global temperature

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... up more record warm highs over the coming decade, US scientists say. The year 2012 marked the ninth or 10th warmest on record, depending on the measurement. Space agency Nasa put the average ... including parts of Alaska, western Canada, central Asia and the Antarctic were cooler. James Hansen, director of Nasa's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, said it was likely that an upcoming ...

  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Vantablack, the world’s darkest material, is unveiled by UK firm

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 08:44pm by GDN

    ... is the fact that it can grow at lower temperatures- 400 degrees Celsius, compared with the 750 degrees at which Nasa has grown previous deep blacks. This means it can be grown on lighter materials, ...

  7. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- July 24, 2014

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 07:32am

    ... and happy to be |Source: Asia Sentinel Aliens find a unique path into the territory with hopes of staying, illegal or not. Typhoon Matmo China braces for Typhoon Matmo |Source: Xinhua NASA sees ...

  8. News - World - SPACE

    Dennis Tito, billionaire first space tourist, aims for 2017 Mars fly-by

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 10:37pm by WASHPOST

    ... or risk seeing China get to Mars first, Tito told the members of Congress. The plan would require co-operation from Nasa and a great deal of Nasa equipment. The agency is building a jumbo rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), which is supposed to be ready for its inaugural, uncrewed test flight in 2017. Tito's plan would essentially borrow the SLS for the Mars mission. Nasa officials ...

  9. Nasa gives clear picture of smog from Guangdong

    Posted Mar 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... moved south and blanketed much of the area. These events were captured on film by a satellite operated by Nasa and the data was analysed by atmospheric scientist Alexis Lau Kai-hon, who heads ... in 2000, Nasa's Earth Observation System has been taking a picture of the region every day. The images from space track the intensity of fine dust particles in the air and offer dramatic ...

  10. Consistent Nasa Pearl can finally break through

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Clint Hutchison Tony Cruz and Felix Coetzee are expected to have a profitable day at the office at Sha Tin this afternoon, where Nasa Pearl looks a top chance of landing the Yan Oi Tong Cup over 2,000 metres. Nasa Pearl is yet to break through and win an event locally but this season he has gone close on several occasions. He was beaten a nose earlier this season (November ...




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