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  1. News - World - SPACE

    Space-exploring nations discuss sharing resources in future

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:33pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Space-exploring nations discuss pooling resources Seeking to boldly go where few politicians have gone before, more than 30 space-faring nations gathered ... and political will to advance space exploration and ensure that co-operation continues to trump competition." China, Brazil, Japan, India and Russia have all sent delegations to the first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1402443/space-exploring-nations-discuss-sharing-resources-future
  2. News - World - SPACE

    SpaceX bids to break Boeing, Lockheed hold on space launches

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

    ... commitment to provide meaningful competition". That was good news for Musk and his firm, Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX. Over the years, Musk has battled to break the grip ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Entrepreneur tries to break duopoly on space launches A high-stakes battle is under way in Washington over launching the US government's most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1483056/spacex-bids-break-boeing-lockheed-hold-space-launches
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    India and China: time for co-operation in space exploration?

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 03:46am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and Vietnam are expanding their capabilities. There are a myriad benefits of space exploration, but in the case of China and India there is also the risk of fuelling regional tensions, militarisation ... SCMP Editorial Space- a place for co-operation Amid the fireworks and lanterns of Diwali, one of India's most important festivals, the nation has embarked on its most ambitious space ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1348621/india-and-china-time-co-operation-space-exploration
  4. News - Asia - SPACE

    Japanese scientists preparing to explore asteroid test space cannon

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 11:12pm by AFP

    ... successfully tested their new space cannon. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Jaxa) said the huge weapon would fire a metal bullet at the surface of asteroid 1999JU3 some time in 2018. ... to be carried into space next year by one of Jaxa's H2A rockets, which are launched from southern Japan. The probe will be flung on a trajectory that its operators hope will take it into the path ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1338260/japanese-scientists-preparing-explore-asteroid-test-space-cannon
  5. Mainland astronauts on a special mission to Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... by the Tsang Hin Chi Manned Space Foundation in Hong Kong after their mission. Nie and Fei circled the Earth for five days aboard the Shenzhou VI capsule, travelling 2 million miles in 115 hours, 32 ... up a foundation to honour those who make outstanding contributions to China's manned space programme. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/719872/mainland-astronauts-special-mission-hong-kong
  6. Space mission helps dreams take flight

    Posted Sep 30th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... I'm more inspired to become as astronaut now because I know I could also go spacewalking. It was just amazing to see the astronauts floating in outer space,' Zhifeng said. 'I would ... mission - the country's third manned space mission, which included the first spacewalk by a Chinese astronaut. State media gave it extensive coverage, chronicling everything from details ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654539/space-mission-helps-dreams-take-flight
  7. HK invitation

    Posted Sep 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has invited the three Chinese astronauts to Hong Kong. In a letter to President Hu Jintao , he praised the Shenzhou VII mission and proposed a visit. Lawmaker Timothy Fok Tsun-ting, a Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference delegate, said people wanted to see the space heroes and he hoped news of the visit would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654537/hk-invitation
  8. Astronauts receive heroes' welcome on Beijing return

    Posted Sep 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to welcome the three Shenzhou VII astronauts returning from the country's successful third manned space flight. The trio - Zhai Zhigang , Liu Boming and Jing Haipeng - flew back to Beijing ... done for us, and we are all proud of you,' General Guo said. Colonel Zhai was the main focus of the spotlight on the history-making journey because he made China's first space walk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654540/astronauts-receive-heroes-welcome-beijing-return
  9. Astronauts confident HK can weather financial turmoil

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... as a 'Space Flight Hero' after completing the mission in late September, greeted reporters in Cantonese and thanked them for their support. Like all visitors, he said, he hoped to have the chance ... to take up his offer may take heart: Zhang Jianqi, the delegation head and deputy chief designer of China's manned space programme, said Hongkongers would be welcome to take part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/662834/astronauts-confident-hk-can-weather-financial-turmoil
  10. Live broadcast of Saturn probe

    Posted Jun 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... critical orbit insertion sequence. To celebrate the historic event, the channel will devote the whole day to space programmes. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/461323/live-broadcast-saturn-probe

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