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  1. News - China - SCIENCE

    Untelevised space docking signals focus on Mars and asteroids

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Beijing scales back TV coverage of space mission as it looks to develop a Mars exploration project and study asteroids Space docking signals Mars shift ... Fobos-Grunt explorer, which was carrying a small Chinese Martian satellite, Firefly I, when it crashed on launch last year, had left Chinese space authorities with little choice but to develop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1260152/untelevised-space-docking-signals-focus-mars-and-asteroids
  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    China seems 'more open' to space collaboration, experts say

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 10:59pm by AFP

    ... on Thursday as he left a meeting in Washington of envoys from 30 space-faring nations discussing ways to pool efforts to explore the stars. The space race started as a cold war competition between ... and a Nasa consultant, shared Le Gall's sentiment. He said that China has indicated its willingness to participate in the international space exploration co-ordination group, which currently has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1404104/china-seems-more-open-space-collaboration-experts-say
  3. News - China - SCIENCE

    A diet of worms: Chinese volunteers spend 105 days eating creepy crawlies in space experiment

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:37am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... for space missions Three volunteers have chalked up another first for China's space programme. They have spent 105 days living in a sealed test laboratory in Beijing and proved that worms can be the main source of protein during long space missions. The idea of using the animals as one of the main sources of food to sustain astronauts met with resistance in the West after scientists from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1517052/scientists-tackle-final-frontier-worms-space
  4. News - China Insider - SCIENCE

    China’s next moon mission could be delayed, says senior space programme official

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:28am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Malfunctioning of China's moon rover 'Jade Rabbit' still a mystery China’s next mission into space will not occur this year and may not involve a moon landing, a veteran official with the space programme has said. The time and objectives of the space mission have not been decided yet, Long Lehao, director of the science ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1511212/chinas-next-moon-mission-doubt-says-senior-space-programme
  5. News - Asia - SCIENCE

    India heads to Mars with budget space mission

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 12:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Delhi It may be cheap at HK$568m, but work-around launch may add to success of 2008 mission India heads to Mars with budget space mission India has begun the countdown to launch its most ambitious and risky space mission to date- sending a probe to Mars, a project conceived in just 15 months on a tiny budget. After a 2011 Russian-Chinese attempt flopped, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1346495/india-heads-mars-budget-space-mission
  6. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Space camp shoots dreams into orbit

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Andrea Chen

    ... selected this time," Chow said. "My dream finally came true. Since I was five I've always wanted to be an astronaut." The budding space explorer also wants to have a star named ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Eight lucky youngsters earn the chance to step into astronauts' shoes at US space programme Space camp shoots dreams into orbit It was fifth-time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1296197/space-camp-shoots-dreams-orbit
  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Quantum computer not as fast as maker D-Wave Systems claims, study shows

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:20pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Quantum claims are a qubit much, study says Lockheed Martin bought the first one in 2011. Two years later, Google, Nasa and the non-profit Universities Space Research Association followed, pitching in together to launch a lab with their new US$10 million-plus toy. The machines in question are built by D-Wave Systems, the world's only commercial quantum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537096/quantum-computer-not-fast-maker-d-wave-systems-claims-study-shows
  8. News - World - SCIENCE

    Nasa surveys find frozen world below ice sheet in Greenland

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:01pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Greenland hides secret ice world Scientists have discovered a frozen underworld beneath the ice sheet covering northern Greenland. The landscape, a vast expanse of warped shapes including some as tall as skyscrapers, was found using ice-penetrating radar loaded aboard survey flights by US space agency Nasa. The findings and the first images of the frozen world ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534166/nasa-surveys-find-frozen-world-below-ice-sheet-greenland
  9. News - China - SCIENCE

    Chinese astronaut gives lesson from Tiangong-1 space orbiter

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... by the government and military alone." But he added: "A space lesson can light a fire in many young people, who will become the new generation of space explorers."   ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Space class shows gravity of teacher's situation Welcome to Space Physics 101- taught by three astronauts floating in zero gravity aboard ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1265394/chinese-astronaut-gives-lesson-tiangong-1-space-orbiter
  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Identical twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly subjects of scientific study

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:49pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cape Canaveral When one is on the space station, the other will be undergoing medical tests while on the ground Identical twin astronauts instudy of weightlessness Astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly will take part in an unprecedented study of identical twins to better understand the effects of prolonged weightlessness by comparing the twin in space with the twin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1521346/identical-twin-astronauts-scott-and-mark-kelly-subjects-scientific-study

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