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  1. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Kids Space Camp lets local youngsters play among the stars

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by Jessie Lau

    ... Programme aims to foster children's interest in space exploration and help them gain confidence by taking on new challenges. About 100 children aged seven to 11 have participated since ... Kong Space Museum curator Robert Leung Wai-ming said learning about space exploration could help children become more curious, stimulate their development, and widen their perspectives. ...

  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 ...

  3. News - China - SCIENCE

    China marks 10 years of manned spaceflight

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 11:57am by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... shuttle flight in 2011 and whose next step remains uncertain amid waning domestic support for spending federal dollars on space exploration. Last week space conference organisers said Nasa ... leader have really translated into military and economic prestige Joan Johnson-Freese Much of the technology used in space exploration can have military benefits, such as in tracking missiles, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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, ...

  8. News - World - SCIENCE

    Massive undersea scars and mountains revealed by satellite mapping

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 09:15pm by Reuters

    ... aboard the European Space Agency's CryoSat-2 satellite and US space agency Nasa's Jason-1 satellite to capture underwater geological features in unprecedented detail. "The pull ... value, the map could have important applications for militaries and for oil exploration, Sandwell said. Muller said the conclusions the researchers made about seabed topography might be less ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Shaw laureate Maxim Kontsevich's work recognised at award ceremony

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... to follow a conversation with Maxim Kontsevich, as he peppers it with unfamiliar terms such as mirror symmetry and vector spaces. For the average person, the Russian mathematician may well have hailed from another dimension- delving into the mysteries of the universe to determine through maths how unseen forces balance one another. His is the kind of work that, in simple terms, explores ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Hong Kong team second in Jupiter's moons race

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... students, were delighted to beat teams from the US Aerospace Corporation and Beijing's Tsinghua University, among others. "I have been interested in space ever since I was small, ... Mission, a joint Nasa-ESA effort, to explore Europa. "Scientists are interested in knowing about [Europa] because there may be water under its ice, which means life may exist," said Yam ...




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