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  1. Centenary of flight a catalyst for space travel

    Posted Dec 14th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer, Foreign Editor The 100th anniversary of the first widely recognised aircraft flight on Wednesday may also prove a landmark for space travel. Entrepreneurs are hinting they will mark pioneer American aviators Wilbur and Orville Wright's achievement by launching a vehicle that will kick-start the space tourism industry. Market researchers liken the moment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/438050/centenary-flight-catalyst-space-travel
  2. Question of the week: How far will man go with space exploration in the next 10 years?

    Posted Feb 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Willa Chan Choi-fong, 16 Tak Oi Secondary School More space shuttles will blast off from Russia, the US and China. Space exploration will become more and more popular. Humans will visit ... Russia, the US and China. Space exploration will become more and more popular. Humans will visit the moon again and launch more satellites. In the next 10 years a space centre will be built ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/536317/question-week-how-far-will-man-go-space-exploration-next-10-years
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002827/space-chronicles-facing-ultimate-frontier
  4. 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
  5. slice of life

    Posted Dec 28th 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... of the US space programme, with a 20-hour orbit only 60 nautical miles from the surface of the moon. The special heat shield protecting the men in the command module cabin would have to withstand ... sixth and final live television broadcast from space. Previous transmissions had given millions of viewers an inside view of the spaceship and provided never-before-seen pictures of Earth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/483479/slice-life
  6. Incredible but enjoyable tale of space exploration

    Posted Jul 13th 2008, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... been going on. But things don't work out as Scott and his dad expect them to. Scientists at Nasa learn about Scott and recruit him for a top-secret space mission that includes a test ... better to replace it than a genius boy pilot? After intensive training at Nasa, Scott blasts off into space with his two chimp companions. But things don't go as planned. Is there something ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/645076/incredible-enjoyable-tale-space-exploration
  7. For a dreamy scientist, the ideal laboratory's in the stars

    Posted Jan 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sophie Taylor Though Pascal Lee's feet are still on the ground, his head has been lost in space since a young age. 'As a child I was always interested in science fiction. I would watch Star Trek, Lost in Space and Thunderbirds religiously,' says the astrobiology and geology expert from Nasa who gave a lecture at Hong Kong's Polytechnic University yesterday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/440278/dreamy-scientist-ideal-laboratorys-stars
  8. Companies are quick to profit from the big event

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

    ... The Shenzhou V launch has not only boosted a man into space and the morale of the nation, but also the profits of various firms which cashed in on the event. The China-Air International ... the 3,980 yuan (HK$3,740) tours in local newspapers last month. 'Our clients are all space fans, all from the mainland. Most of them are from Beijing, others from Shanghai, Guangzhou, Tianjin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/431410/companies-are-quick-profit-big-event
  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Filmmaker's debut exploring Hong Kong social issues hits international film circuit

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 02:48pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Edmund Lee edmund.lee@scmp.com Flora Lau Wan-man's Hong Kong and Shezhen-set project began with humble aspirations It has been a whirlwind year for Flora Lau Wan-man. An independent filmmaker whose previous efforts consisted of short films and documentaries, the Hong Kong native has, in the space of a few months, gone from being a virtual unknown among local cinema watchers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1360171/filmmakers-debut-exploring-hong-kong-social-issues-hits
  10. Reaching for the stars

    Posted Aug 11th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... As told to Alex Lo He's famed in Hong Kong for helping design the city's contribution to space discovery- tools for the Mir space station and European Mars missions. Ng Tze-chuen ... In order to secure space aboard Beagle 2, I knew we must have a workable prototype ready well before the British drafted their outline design of a lander for the Mars Express orbiter. As soon as we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/559900/reaching-stars

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