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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 - 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
  3. News - World - SPACE

    SpaceX's Dragon capsule returns from historic ISS mission

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Cape Canaveral, Florida

    ... Space Exploration Technologies Corp- launched the capsule three weeks ago from Cape Canaveral, full of groceries, clothes and other station supplies. It's the second Dragon to return from ... Associated Press in Cape Canaveral, Florida SpaceX guides supply capsule into the Pacific after first operational trip to space station Private space capsule returns An unmanned space ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1072566/spacexs-dragon-capsule-returns-historic-iss-mission
  4. News - Asia - SPACE

    Japan to set up space monitoring force by 2019 'to track debris'

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:47am by KYODO

    ... Kyodo in Tokyo Japan to set up space monitoring force by 2019 Japan plans to create a space monitoring force within its military by about 2019, with the defence ministry having already ... satellites from collisions, the source said. The defence ministry has altered its strategy on the use of space to include the development of a force, following a 2008 enactment of a law revising ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1565742/japan-set-space-monitoring-force-2019-track-debris
  5. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE

    Mars rover Opportunity sets space driving distance record

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 04:22am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Scientists hope vehicle can now reach ancient part of planet to test soil Mars rover Opportunity sets record The US space agency's Opportunity rover has rewritten ... with Opportunity's 10-plus years. Opportunity's extra distance has allowed its handlers to make remarkable discoveries, because the robotic explorer has been able to venture far outside its landing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1565032/mars-rover-opportunity-sets-space-driving-distance-record
  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE

    35 years after launch, Voyager 1 still in earth's solar system

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Voyager 1 probe was fired into space to observe the outer planets and the mysterious interstellar medium that lies beyond the solar system on September 5, 1977, as Elvis was topping the charts ... University. The heliosphere is the vast region of space that is dominated by the sun and the solar wind it produces. Interstellar gas and dust that spreads throughout the Milky Way surrounds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1198156/35-years-after-launch-voyager-1-still-earths-solar-system
  7. News - World - SPACE

    Comet chasing space probe will reach target Wednesday after 6 billion km dash

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 11:20am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Chase over 6 billion km to end on Wednesday when European Space Agency probe Rosetta is set to land laboratory on a galactic wanderer Intercept of comet to happen this week After a decade-long quest spanning six billion kilometres, this week a European space probe will intercept a comet, one of the solar system's enigmatic wanderers. The moment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1565469/comet-chaser-nears-prey-after-crossing-billions-miles
  8. News - World - SPACE

    SpaceX and Boeing wait on funding decision from Nasa for space taxis

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:38pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Chicago and Los Angeles Companies in running for contract to ferry astronauts to international orbiter by 2017 SpaceX, Boeing wait on space taxi funding Entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX and plane maker Boeing will find out this month what share, if any, they will receive of more than US$3 billion in funding to resume US manned space flights with the first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590324/spacex-and-boeing-wait-funding-decision-nasa-space-taxis
  9. 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
  10. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE

    Radiation on Mars trip near lifetime limit

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Research shows space travellers would face high cancer risk with current technology Astronauts' radiation on Mars voyage near limit Astronauts who travel ... Space Science and Engineering Division. "Radiation exposure at the level we measured is right at the edge, or possibly over the edge of what is considered acceptable in terms of career ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1251478/radiation-mars-trip-near-lifetime-limit

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