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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. Lai See

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... case. We hope it's not just the SFC and Lai See who will be lighting candles for PCCW's 10th anniversary next year. Space men's car of choice Several mainland carmakers are said ... that of the six Chinese men who have been in space, four of them 'have chosen to buy the Volvo S80L'. Yes, Yang Liwei (above), the first Taikonaut, who orbited earth in Shenzhou-5 in October ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690065/lai-see
  3. Mooncake proves another first for the real Buzz Lightyear

    Posted Jun 20th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip The second man to walk on the moon, Buzz Aldrin, had a few encouraging words for Hong Kong's future astronauts yesterday. He spoke to students gathered at the Space Museum ... don't pay any attention to them [hoax theorists] unless they really bother me.' But the space pioneer, now 79, has not lost his sense of humour. 'Like Buzz Lightyear, I never got fully ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684200/mooncake-proves-another-first-real-buzz-lightyear
  4. Department blamed for huge water bill

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A Mid-Levels residence whose water bills surged astronomically has blamed the Water Supplies Department's slow response for its mammoth HK$220,000 bill for the past two years. The normal annual water bill for the meter in question, at Pha ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684904/department-blamed-huge-water-bill
  5. Cardboard cut-outs may be the closest we get to meeting space heroes

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo The government is threatening to turn the real-life heroes of Shenzhou VII into cardboard heroes. The crew and technicians of the historic space flight in September, in which ... the visit. 'The historic spacewalk mission accomplished by Shenzhou VII marks a milestone in China's manned space programme,' he said yesterday. 'The public will be able to share ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/661833/cardboard-cut-outs-may-be-closest-we-get-meeting-space-heroes
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654114/space-mission-inspires-young-rocket-scientists
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Nasa brings bounce to outer-space living

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 11:32am

    ... on Boeing and Southern California rocket developer Space Exploration Technologies to provide transportation. A 60-day stay will cost US$25 million, which does not include the US$27.5 million ... of space exploration: missions that send astronauts out of orbit for more than a year. “The only way to do that is to expand it out and voila you have living space for three people to go to Mars,” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1130033/nasa-brings-bounce-outer-space-living
  8. Spacewalk heroes return to Earth

    Posted Sep 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... global competitiveness. Mr Wen pledged again yesterday that China was committed to the peaceful exploration of space. 'It is the Chinese people's persistent aspiration to develop manned spaceflight technologies for the peaceful exploration and use of outer space,' he said. President Hu Jintao watched the launch in Jiuquan, Gansu, on Thursday and talked to Colonel Zhai via ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654432/spacewalk-heroes-return-earth
  9. Spacewalk heroes set to land in HK, Macau

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung The three 'heroes' of China's first spacewalk mission will visit Hong Kong and Macau early next month to share their experiences of the Shenzhou VII space mission. The trip by mission commander and spacewalker Zhai Zhigang- designated a 'Space Flight Hero' by mainland leaders last month- and 'Heroic Astronauts' Liu Boming and Jing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/659917/spacewalk-heroes-set-land-hk-macau
  10. Rare commendation for Russia's role

    Posted Sep 25th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Mainland space officials have taken the rare step of commending Russia for its role in the Shenzhou VII mission. The deputy director of the China Manned Space Engineering ... would also provide technical support throughout the Shenzhou VII's landmark EVA endeavours. He said two of the three Chinese astronauts preparing for the space walk would don Russian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/653859/rare-commendation-russias-role

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