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  1. Space mission inspires young rocket scientists

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... rocket- and parachute-making workshops, paper-aeroplane flying competitions and talks on China's space technology development programmes. School principal Yung Pui-king said the nation's third manned mission and first space walk provided an opportunity to boost students' understanding of their motherland. 'By engaging the whole school in relevant activities, we can ...

  2. Starry-eyed about exploring space

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... and she dreamed about exploring the stars when she grew up. Jessica, now 14, and her younger brother James Kung Chun-hin, 13, are still striving to explore the universe by either becoming ... Chamber of Commerce, the China Astronaut Research and Training Centre, and the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre. It will last for seven days. Chan Ki-hung, curator of the Space Museum, said ...

  3. Great myth of Wall consigned to history

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Grace Liu When China's first man in space returned to terra firma he bought with him news that he could not see the Great Wall from space, dispelling a commonly held myth and leading to rewriting of the nation's schoolbooks. It was popularly believed on the mainland that US astronaut Neil Armstrong had proclaimed the Great Wall was visible from the moon. This myth was kept ...

  4. NPC Brief

    Posted Mar 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Launch of first lunar satellite put off The mainland has postponed the launch of its first lunar satellite, Chang'e 1, from April to September to capitalise on better orbit conditions, Zhang Yunchuan, head of the Commission of Science Technology and ...

  5. School explores the business of networking

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to occupy unimagined spaces, in stand-alone ventures and global alliances. ...

  6. Chance to explore other study options

    Posted Aug 10th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... year. In the coming year, CityU will reserve 400 spaces for outstanding AD programme graduates to enter the second year of its bachelor's degree programme directly. Students can arrange ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HK universities short of living space as they cope with double enrolment

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... to explore with the government ways to resolve the issue," he said. He said six student hostel projects providing 7,000 spaces were due to be completed by the end of this year. Meanwhile, four ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Deficit of about 5,000 hostel places revealed, as campuses cope with twice their usual intake Universities short of living space Universities are about ...

  8. Fulfil your space dream

    Posted May 18th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... aims to help children realise their dreams and explore the unknown. 'Through overcoming challenges at the space centre, children will learn the importance of perseverance in the face ... Elaine Yau Six children will have the chance to go to the US for space training and stargazing this summer. The trip is organised by MassMutual Asia. Since 1999, MassMutual Jr Space Camp ...

  9. International schools facing space crunch

    Posted Oct 07th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... needed to expand further. 'GSIS is currently exploring options to maximise space usage on the Peak campus and we will submit plans to the planning department shortly,' Dr Green said. ... Liz Heron Top international schools are struggling to find extra space to ease overcrowding on campuses as demand for places continues to grow. Applications for admission next year have ...

  10. HK scientists to be part of lunar mission

    Posted Apr 27th 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... commander-in-chief of the mainland's lunar exploration programme, said yesterday he believed Hong Kong scientists could contribute to the country's lunar mission. At a seminar at the University ... and they will be awarded certificates confirming their involvement,' Mr Su said. 'They will be involved in analysing data relating to the programme.' The mainland's lunar exploration centre, ...




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