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  1. Tailor-made suit for space

    Posted Nov 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Crowds who throng to the Science Museum for the exhibition on China's first space mission will be able to see the spacesuit worn by Yang Liwei. The specially made space gear, sported by Colonel Yang during his first space flight, will be on display at the museum in Tsim Sha Tsui from today after arriving in Hong Kong last night. Li Zhi, the spacesuit's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/433163/tailor-made-suit-space
  2. Japan's space programme faces toughest test

    Posted Nov 29th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... in demands. In the latest cost-cutting measure, all government space-related organisations and institutes were merged on October 1 to create the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, known as Jaxa. ... Careers, reputations and the future of an industry are riding on today's launch of two satellites, writes Peter Kammerer Japan's space-industry elite are nervous. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/436288/japans-space-programme-faces-toughest-test
  3. China's first spacewalk set for later this month

    Posted Sep 08th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai China will launch its third manned space flight and attempt its first spacewalk this month, shortly before marking the 59th anniversary of its founding on October 1, in a display of confidence to the world. State media said the Shenzhou VII would head into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the northwestern province of Gansu between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/651805/chinas-first-spacewalk-set-later-month
  4. China 2008

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Compiled by Wong Yat-hei Spacewalk On September 27, Zhai Zhigang became the first man from the mainland to walk in space, making China the third country after the former Soviet Union and United States to complete a spacewalk. Zhai strolled in space for about 20 minutes. He and his fellow astronauts Liu Boming and Jing Haipeng took off in the Shenzhou VII spacecraft to make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/664307/china-2008
  5. Wheelchair-bound protector of Olympic torch officially honoured

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Beijing yesterday honoured wheelchair-bound Olympic torch-bearer Jin Jing, who was jostled by pro-Tibet protesters when the torch passed through Paris in March. The Xinhua news agency said Ms Jin, who used her body to protect the torch when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/663028/wheelchair-bound-protector-olympic-torch-officially-honoured
  6. Time and space

    Posted May 20th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... reasoning was that 'we've been there before... there is a lot more space to explore.' Nasa, he argues, should focus on even more adventurous missions, such as landing on asteroids ... Alex Lo Since it is a developing country, China's space programme has often been criticised as a waste of resources- and as reinventing the wheel after Americans and Soviets did ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/714854/time-and-space
  7. Spice exploration

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung It wasn't until I started working as a pastry chef in Hong Kong that I realised that not everyone shared my love for cinnamony sweets. Every morning, I'd put a basket of cinnamon rolls in the bakery's pastry display and, every af ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/685108/spice-exploration
  8. Battered airlines press EU to re-open air space

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... The aviation industry, meanwhile, has called for the re-opening of air space as soon as possible. The scale of the impact on the airline industry is greater than the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks when United States air space was closed for three days, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said yesterday. No flights have been allowed to take off or land ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/711908/battered-airlines-press-eu-re-open-air-space
  9. Designer, developer boldly go to court over space-age resort

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Its futuristic design made it look more like a scene from a Star Trek film than a world-class resort and spa in the heart of Sai Kung. But it was a legal dispute between the developer and the designer that destroyed the project, not an attack ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/701821/designer-developer-boldly-go-court-over-space-age-resort
  10. Are we spending too much on science?

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Matthew Murchie

    ... the International X-ray Observatory to explore what happens near black holes; the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna to study gravitational waves; and the Europa Jupiter System Mission to investigate ... satisfy our curiosity? And are scientific research and space projects futile as they seem? Looking back, most great inventions and scientific theories began as just curiosities. When Michael ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/740397/are-we-spending-too-much-science

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