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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Soviet-era space exploration giant Oleg Ivanovsky dies, aged 92

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 08:54pm by WASHPOST

    ... Oleg Ivanovsky 1922-2014 Pioneer who put Russia ahead of US in space race Oleg Ivanovsky, a Soviet rocket scientist who played a central role in developing satellites at the dawn of the space age, including the first vehicle to carry a human being in orbit around the earth, died last week. He was 92. His death on September 18 was announced on Wednesday by Roscosmos, the Russian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1600390/soviet-era-space-exploration-giant-oleg-ivanovsky-dies-aged-92
  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE EXPLORATION

    Nasa uses space game to lure talent to its exploration programmes

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:21am by GUARDIAN

    ... and engineers. "I think it's a shame," says Falanghe, "not just for Nasa but for mankind in general, that there isn't as much interest in space exploration these days ... and private space exploration missions has shrunk," says David Lantz, a flight controller in Nasa's mission control. "With over four million people watching the last launch of Space ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1522639/nasa-uses-space-game-lure-talent-its-exploration-programmes
  3. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa awards US$6.8b to Boeing and SpaceX for space shuttle replacements

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 08:39pm by MCT

    ...X, short for Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, had already won a Nasa contract to ferry cargo to the space station. But this is another mark in Musk's favour as he lobbies to level ... and testing the CST-100 spacecraft it had proposed to Nasa, said John Mulholland, vice-president of the company's commercial programmes for space exploration. By awarding the contracts to two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1594753/nasa-awards-us68b-boeing-and-spacex-space-shuttle-replacements
  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    The Strokes' Julian Casablancas and Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O explore music outside their comfort zones

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by LAT

    ... Mikael Wood The Strokes' Julian Casablancas and Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O are finally exploring music outside their comfort zone, writes Mikael Wood Crush course Musicians come ... to that exploratory space." Los Angeles Times   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1600852/strokes-julian-casablancas-and-yeah-yeah-yeahs-karen-o-are
  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. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. National hero to make four-day visit to HK

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo, Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung, Alex Lo and Vivien Cui Yang Liwei, China's first man in space, will visit Hong Kong next week along with his space capsule. Colonel Yang will arrive on Friday for a four-day visit, take part in a number of seminars on the nation's space programme and tour the city. Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa announced yesterday the central government had approved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/432302/national-hero-make-four-day-visit-hk

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