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  1. Nasa chief a space addict with feet planted firmly on the ground

    Posted Jul 08th 2006, 12:00am by Jacqui Goddard

    ... the space shuttle and the development of its replacement, which is due by 2014. More than 20 unmanned space missions ranging from the exploration of black holes in distant galaxies to the search ... accuse him of lacking passion. To many within Nasa who weathered years of bureaucratic leadership and lived through some of the darkest moments of mankind's space odyssey, he is the one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/555855/nasa-chief-space-addict-feet-planted-firmly-ground
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/969314/should-mankind-invest-exploration-space
  3. HK warned not to expect to spot Shenzhou V

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Earth. Shenzhou V is expected to be in space for 21 hours, orbiting Earth 14 times before returning, and mainland experts have been raising public expectation that the spacecraft will be visible. ... moving in the sky but it won't flash,' he said. Sam Chow Kim-fung, curator of the Space Museum, added that it would be difficult for most people to see the spacecraft. 'I'm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/431112/hk-warned-not-expect-spot-shenzhou-v
  4. Hong Kong technology gets second bite at Mars

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo Hong Kong looks set to have a second chance to prove its technological prowess on Mars. The Polytechnic University team that designed and made space exploration tools ... the Hong Kong-designed 'rock-corer' was likely to be aboard space rovers being designed by two competing teams in Europe. The finger-sized drill will be attached to a robotic arm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/496170/hong-kong-technology-gets-second-bite-mars
  5. Could aliens be trying to get in touch with us?

    Posted Sep 05th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Attempting to contact aliens could have catastrophic consequences for mankind according to Stephen Hawking (pictured), and if the latest Hong Kong UFO sighting figures are anything to go by, it might be worth heeding the celebrated physicist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/723948/could-aliens-be-trying-get-touch-us
  6. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/708201/let-private-firms-take-over
  7. 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
  8. Women in space team but some say they should be grounded

    Posted Sep 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Women will fill two of the seven vacancies as mainland space authorities screen candidates for the second generation of astronauts, according to state media. Of the 45 pilots from the air force on the list, one-third were female, a China News Service report said yesterday. Rumours that China would send a woman into space have been around since Colonel Yang Liwei ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/692791/women-space-team-some-say-they-should-be-grounded
  9. Space mission may have spinoffs for PLA, analysts say

    Posted Sep 25th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... said Beijing had made a significant breakthrough in missile development, as the rocket that would carry the three astronauts into space was more powerful and the spacecraft much heavier than ... the most complex and cutting-edge tracking and guiding technologies. It will help Beijing make a great move towards setting up a space station in the future.' Dr Yang said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/653865/space-mission-may-have-spinoffs-pla-analysts-say
  10. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE

    Mars rover Opportunity sets space driving distance record

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 04:22am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Scientists hope vehicle can now reach ancient part of planet to test soil Mars rover Opportunity sets record The US space agency's Opportunity rover has rewritten ... with Opportunity's 10-plus years. Opportunity's extra distance has allowed its handlers to make remarkable discoveries, because the robotic explorer has been able to venture far outside its landing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1565032/mars-rover-opportunity-sets-space-driving-distance-record

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