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  1. Nation will benefit from the spinoffs in technology

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

    ... The US$2 billion China is reported to spend annually on its space programme will have spinoff benefits for the country in new technology, industry insiders say. The biggest advances ... Zhang Ya-Qin, managing director of Microsoft China's research centre, said: 'The successful launching of the manned space shuttle requires sophisticated technological convergence ...

  2. Putting a man in space will benefit China

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

    ... and technologies are already developed in countries that had a head start in space research, Chinese scientists will only be able to really get to grips with the expertise if they are given a chance to do ... As the Chinese people celebrate the mainland's success in sending a man into space, cynics are asking why the nation should devote an enormous amount of resources to doing something ...

  3. Peer behind the celestial veil without opening your door

    Posted Feb 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for as part of a $2.5 million teaching programme run by the Space Museum and funded by the Quality Education Fund. The $4.8 million observatory, at the Lady MacLehose Holiday Village, was government funded. Curator of the Hong Kong Space Museum, Sam Chow Kim-fung, said priority would be given to teachers in the programme during the first two years. He said this was in line with museum's ...

  4. Question of the week: How far will man go with space exploration in the next 10 years?

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sally Lam Wai-ying, 17 PLK Vicwood KT Chong Sixth Form College In the 21st century, space technology has been advancing fast. Many countries have been developing their own space technology ... In the future, space travel will be more common. Man may also discover some new species and delicious food and bring them back to the Earth for everyone to try. If we put more effort in space ...

  5. Spacecraft re-entry module makes triumphant return to Beijing

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ceremony on National Day today. The capsule arrived by train at Beijing Changping Railway Station at about 3.30pm and was delivered to its maker, the China Academy of Space Technology, for checks. ... it being wrapped in a waterproof cover, with a huge dent visible close to the top. Space experts escorting the module said there were scorch marks on the surface of the module, but the charring ...

  6. Spacewalk heroes return to Earth

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

    ... Premier Wen Jiabao called the trip 'a new and important success in our nation's space technology' and 'an inspiration to the Chinese people'. 'Your historic feat ... 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 ...

  7. Piracy, not yuan, is big issue for US exporters

    Posted Jan 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China's space development had an increasing advantage over the US and Russia. He said US engineers were focusing on maintaining 40-year-old space technology, while Chinese engineers were establishing and creating new know-how. But Mr Feeney also noted that the military capability of Chinese space technology remained a concern for the US. The working group is also pushing ...

  8. Are the warning signs in space, expert asks

    Posted May 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and fails to predict the next earthquake, people would ask: 'There is a quake probe in space. Did it see this quake coming?'' A China Academy of Space Technology satellite expert said the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology was considering its own satellite, despite the CEA's opposition. 'The cowardice of the CEA is evident. We space scientists believe ...

  9. Carnival showcases innovation

    Posted Nov 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit An annual technology carnival showcases young people's inventions, including student-made robots and models based on China's space equipment, such as a 29-metre ... to China's aerospace technology. Space enthusiasts can also get a glimpse of return modules, cosmonauts' training spacesuits and space engineering-related literature and products. The carnival ...

  10. 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

    ... visits to space. With more and more talent serving the industry, space technology will advance at a faster rate than ever before. Anfy Shum Yuen-wa, 16 St Catharine's School for Girls ... 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 ...




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