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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    India provides a new model of space exploration

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 04:38am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial A new model of space exploration The scientific skills, technological expertise and costs needed to explore space have meant only an elite club of nations can make ... understanding of the universe. The prohibitive cost of space exploration has kept it in the hands of the wealthy and determined. Deep space satellites and landings have been confined to nations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1609149/india-provides-new-model-space-exploration
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  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. 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
  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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