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  1. 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
  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE EXPLORATION

    2013 will be a bumper year for space science: European Space Agency

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris '2013 will be bumper year for space science' European probes this year will return a treasure trove of data from explorations into the Big Bang, ... assembled from remote-sensing data from the Mars Express space exploration mission, Dordain said. Displaying hydrate soils that point to the signature of past water, the map will help select sites ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1136764/2013-will-be-bumper-year-space-science-european-space-agency
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Lifestyle - Books - SPACE TRAVEL

    Book Review: 'Mission to Mars' by Buzz Aldrin and Leonard David

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration by Buzz Aldrin and Leonard David National Geographic Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the moon, has spent the past 25 years as an evangelist for manned deep-space exploration. This has often put him at odds with Nasa. Since the moon landings, the US space agency has generally favoured sending robots and probes, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1255583/book-review-mission-mars-buzz-aldrin-and-leonard-david
  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE

    Year in space to test effects on astronauts' mind and body

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... exploration and operations at Nasa, said that the duo's skills and experience aboard the space station were important. "The one-year increment will expand the bounds of how we live and work ... exploration, and we have full confidence in them". Kelly is a 48-year-old retired US Navy captain who first went into space as a pilot aboard the space shuttle mission STS-103 in 1999. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1100787/year-space-test-effects-astronauts-mind-and-body
  7. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, October 5, 2014

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 03:50am by AGENCIES

    ... for computing pionerr Paul Allen's space start-up, Stratolaunch Systems, company officials said. Privately owned Sierra Nevada Corp is challenging Nasa's decision to award contracts worth US$6.8 billion to develop and operate space taxis to competitors Boeing and Space Exploration Technologies. The latter is owned and run by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, co-founder of Tesla ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1609584/short-science-october-5-2014
  8. News - World - SPACE EXPLORATION

    SpaceX capsule arrives at International Space Station

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 07:34pm by AFP

    ... mission by SpaceX – Space Exploration Technologies – to the orbiting space station under contract with Nasa. In May last year, SpaceX made history when Dragon became the first commercial ... Agence France-Presse in Washington A privately-owned unmanned US space capsule arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, bringing to the space outpost food, scientific ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1173471/spacex-capsule-arrives-international-space-station
  9. Lifestyle - Technology

    How technology created for use in space has benefited life on earth

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:39am by Jamie Carter

    ... from outer space What has space exploration ever done for us? In the wake of China's recent moon mission- and with US space agency Nasa talking about landing a man on an asteroid in the 2020s, and on Mars in the 2030s- taxpayers are inevitably asking, is it worth the money? We're always being told that space exploration benefits everyone, but there's a popular feeling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1530916/how-technology-created-use-space-has-benefited-life-earth
  10. Lifestyle - Technology

    US firm is taking space tourism to luxurious new heights

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:26am by Jamie Carter

    ... access is guaranteed for all "citizen space explorers" who make the gas balloon-powered trip, which from 2016 will take paying passengers on suborbital flights. World View's ... million. So far, space tourism has been all about rocket-propelled but reusable suborbital space planes, with the likes of Virgin Galactic, Space Exploration Corporation (which operates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1486060/us-firm-taking-space-tourism-luxurious-new-heights

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