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  1. Should mankind invest in the exploration of space?

    Posted Jun 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... to walk on the moon in 1969. Mankind has long been fascinated with the exploration of space. But many people argue that we should focus our efforts on improving our lives on Earth. Even though we have spent a huge amount of time and effort - and money - on space travel, these investments have been worthwhile. Technology that was created and first helped us to carry out space exploration ...

  2. Let private firms take over

    Posted Mar 11th 2010, 12:00am by Matthew Murchie

    ... exploration robots, and a dozen other space-related projects. While not everyone is over the moon about President Obama's manoeuvre, I'm looking forward to a whole new series of earth-shattering discoveries as space exploration soars to infinity, and beyond. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Space passion extracts a high toll

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Polytechnic University engineers who designed space exploration devices to be used on Mars complained this week they have had their funding requests rejected twice ... of those techno-honchos at the European Space Agency to accept Hong Kong participation. To give an idea of the egomania of some of these overseas space prima donnas, the British group that built ...

  5. Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Richard James Havis Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier by Neil deGrasse Tyson Norton Interest in space exploration has been waning in the US, and Space Chronicles ... It's written with the general reader in mind, and its scattershot approach makes it an easy read for those interested in recent developments in the field. Interest in space exploration ...

  6. Question of the week: How far will man go with space exploration in the next 10 years?

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the future, space travel will be more common. Man may also discover some new species and delicious food and bring them back to the Earth for everyone to try. If we put more effort in space exploration, nothing is impossible. Zee Leung Man-chi, 16 Tang King Po School Technology is developing so quickly that in the next 10 years, humans will probably be able to travel out of the Solar ...

  7. WEB PICKS: Space Exploring

    Posted Jul 31st 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Calling all space cadets! You may never achieve what Chinese astronaut Yang Liwei did and go exploring in outer space, but you'll be amazed at what you can learn ... captain and for the advanced deep space commander. It includes images, movies, animations and data that explores space sciences and the historical and cultural ties between science, exploration ...

  8. Nation will benefit from the spinoffs in technology

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The US$2 billion China is reported to spend annually on its space programme will have spinoff benefits for the country in new technology, industry insiders say. The biggest advances ... Zhang Ya-Qin, managing director of Microsoft China's research centre, said: 'The successful launching of the manned space shuttle requires sophisticated technological convergence ...

  9. Space scientists cautious over manned moon landing

    Posted Oct 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with allowing astronauts to walk in space, the docking and return of spacecraft, and the survival of astronauts on the moon. 'We don't possess those technologies for now, and we cannot solve ... by 2017. Amid speculation that China is joining the United States, Europe, Japan and India in a new space race to send astronauts to the moon, China has been keen to emphasise its 'peaceful ...

  10. Men on the moon? Not yet

    Posted Jun 07th 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao The focus of the mainland's lunar programme should be exploration, not putting men on the moon, a leading scientist says. Ouyang Ziyuan, a research fellow ... on the moon,' Professor Ouyang said. His comments echoed those of Wang Yongzhi, chief designer of the nation's space programme. Other officials had earlier said the government was hoping to attempt ...




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