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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 - 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. News - World - SPACE

    SpaceX cargo ship reaches International Space Station

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 09:49pm by Reuters in Cape Canaveral

    ... to the orbital outpost since the retirement of the cargo-hauling space shuttles last year. After a 2-1/2 day trip, Space Exploration Technologies’ Dragon cargo ship positioned itself 10 metres away from ... on the outpost. The flight is the first of 12 planned under a US$1.6-billion contract Nasa placed with privately owned Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, to deliver cargo to the station. The US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1058125/spacex-cargo-ship-reaches-international-space-station
  8. News - Asia - SPACE

    First Japanese commander of International Space Station appointed

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 02:36pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Veteran of several space missions, 50, takes over from Russian and will serve until May alongside what has been billed as world's first robot astronaut Astronaut Koichi Wakata has become the first Japanese commander of the International Space Station (ISS). In a simple ceremony on board the station, Wakata took over the facility’s command from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1445212/first-japanese-commander-international-space-station-appointed
  9. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa looks at setting up space base gateway to Mars

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington The US space agency wants to build a small outpost 60,000km from the moon as a base for manned landings on the red planet Nasa looks at gateway to Mars Top ... from Earth, the outpost would be far more remote than the current space station, which orbits a little more than 400km above Earth. The distance raises complex questions of how to protect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1044947/nasa-looks-setting-space-base-gateway-mars
  10. News - World - SPACE

    Dragon V2 capsule from SpaceX is first entry in race to build successor to space shuttle

    Posted May 30th 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles Dragon V2 craft is first US has built for manned space travel since end of shuttle programme, with its makers targeting a launch by 2017 New space race up and running A sleek white spacecraft that its makers hope will restore Americans' ability to send people into orbit has been unveiled by the private company SpaceX. The capsule, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1522045/dragon-v2-capsule-spacex-first-entry-race-build-successor-space-shuttle

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