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  1. Shinwa offers space age metal-joining technologies

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 05:12pm by Jacinta Plucinski and Chan Chee Chiu

    ... Jacinta Plucinski and Chan Chee Chiu Discovery Reports When a Japanese company services another, this implies uncompromising quality and technology. Metal joining specialist Shinwa has ... to focus on such assembly lines. We have the best optimum machines and technologies that enhance efficiency, lower operational costs and reduce downtime." With metal joining technology at its ...

  2. News - World - SPACE

    SpaceX cargo ship reaches International Space Station

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 09:49pm by Reuters in Cape Canaveral

    ... to the orbital outpost since the retirement of the cargo-hauling space shuttles last year. After a 2-1/2 day trip, Space Exploration Technologies’ Dragon cargo ship positioned itself 10 metres away from ... on the outpost. The flight is the first of 12 planned under a US$1.6-billion contract Nasa placed with privately owned Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, to deliver cargo to the station. The US ...

  3. News - Asia - AEROSPACE

    Seoul readies rocket to join China, Japan in space club

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:03pm by AFP

    ... will mean a huge boost for South Korea – a late entrant into the high-cost world of space technology and exploration that is desperate to get its commercial launch programme up and running. Seoul’s ... technology alone. “We have to develop our own space rocket and accumulate our own data as no country in the world wants to share such key data concerning navigating through space,” Chae said. While ...

  4. News - World - SPACE

    SpaceX prepares for first Nasa resupply mission to space station

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... astronauts and members of Congress, have voiced concerns about Nasa's move toward private space missions. They contend that private space companies are risky ventures with unproven technology and say that the missions should be handled by Nasa flight-proven hardware. But SpaceX, formally known as Space Exploration Technologies, has silenced many opponents after its successful ...

  5. News - World - SPACE

    SpaceX's Dragon capsule returns from historic ISS mission

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Cape Canaveral, Florida

    ... Space Exploration Technologies Corp- launched the capsule three weeks ago from Cape Canaveral, full of groceries, clothes and other station supplies. It's the second Dragon to return from ... Associated Press in Cape Canaveral, Florida SpaceX guides supply capsule into the Pacific after first operational trip to space station Private space capsule returns An unmanned space ...

  6. Rocket scientists' deaths revealed 16 years later

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... in a harsh environment and facing adversities ranging from starvation to the lack of a computer, Qian and his colleagues at the Fifth Institute, now the China Academy of Space Technology, developed ... and Technology Corporation's space flight department, said in the documentary broadcast last week that by the mid-1980s, commercial launch services had become a global business worth billions of US ...

  7. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Controversial Turkish satellite launch caps year for China's space programme

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... and technology it will need if it is to meet its goal of completing a space station by 2020. But mainland space experts say the US export ban is continuing to hold back the pace of China's expansion into space. "To most countries, it is extremely costly and troublesome to build a satellite without using any US parts or technology," said Professor Han Chao, a satellite expert ...

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    Curiosity seeks evidence of microbes on Mars

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... is only the tip of the iceberg, and that as space travel technology advances, so too will the chances of finding life on other planets. But it's not all about science. On Tuesday, Curiosity ... John Carney john.Carney@scmp.com Rover in Red Planet microbe mission At long last the big question may be answered: Is there life on Mars? In one of the most daring space missions ever ...

  9. Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... as it was useful for military purposes. The Soviet space programme was an offshoot of its missile technology programme. With the end of cold war hostilities, however, the political will for space ... 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 ...

  10. Co-operate to keep the peace in space

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a manned orbital space station by 2020. By this time it also expects to have the technology for putting men on the moon. By then China too will have had to weigh manned exploration against ... Man can be most effective in unlocking the secrets of the universe if he keeps his feet on the ground and lets science and technology do the field work. Then his safety and endurance need ...




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