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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. No place for rivalry in space exploration

    Posted Jun 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are glad an authentic hero and true space pioneer is among us at a time when China, too, is actively exploring space. The moon has become a busy place. In recent years, Japan, India, the European ... space-exploring nation in history, is again preparing manned missions. China is planning the same. A space race is on, though it is much more benign than the last one, which was driven by cold war rivalry ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. Victorian explorers lost in space

    Posted Nov 30th 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Art and his sister Myrtle- have to cope with all sorts of problems that families back on earth can't even imagine. This story of space exploration in a fictitious world was created ... middle-class British family living in the second half of the 19th century. The red, white and blue colours of the British Empire covered much of the globe at that time. British explorers had also ...

  6. Time to unite in the exploration of space

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... exploration of space, and to prevent its militarisation. ... Space enthusiasts are not the only ones captivated by the stunning images of Mars beamed back to Earth by the Nasa lander Phoenix. Chinese scientists are, no doubt, tracking every ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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