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  1. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa awards US$6.8b to Boeing and SpaceX for space shuttle replacements

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 08:39pm by MCT

    ...X, short for Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, had already won a Nasa contract to ferry cargo to the space station. But this is another mark in Musk's favour as he lobbies to level ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Contracts awarded to Boeing and newcomer SpaceX to launch astronauts into space and end dependence on Russia for space station flights Nasa launches ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1594753/nasa-awards-us68b-boeing-and-spacex-space-shuttle-replacements
  2. News - World - SPACE

    SpaceX and Boeing wait on funding decision from Nasa for space taxis

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:38pm by Bloomberg

    ... and technology- couldn't be more different. Musk, the billionaire who shook up the car industry with Tesla Motors' battery-powered cars, nurtures a Silicon Valley start-up culture at Space ... Bloomberg in Chicago and Los Angeles Companies in running for contract to ferry astronauts to international orbiter by 2017 SpaceX, Boeing wait on space taxi funding Entrepreneur Elon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590324/spacex-and-boeing-wait-funding-decision-nasa-space-taxis
  3. News - China Digest - ESPIONAGE

    Hong Kong man arrested in US for trying to smuggle space technology to China

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 11:30am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com A Hong Kong man was arrested in Seattle last week for attempting to export spacecraft navigation technology to China, US prosecutors have said. Chin See-kee, alias Alfred Chin, was part of a scheme to obtain export-restricted technology and illegally smuggle it to China, according to a statement by Jenny Durkan, the US attorney ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-digest/article/1430154/hong-kong-man-arrested-us-trying-smuggle-space-technology-china
  4. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa launches ‘flying saucer’ to test new technology for landing on Mars

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 10:39am by AP

    ... But cheers rapidly died as a gigantic chute designed to slow its fall to splashdown in the ocean emerged tangled. Still, officials at the US space agency said it was a pretty good test of technology ... not be able to fly beyond the International Space Station in low-earth orbit, said Michael Gazarik, Nasa's head of space technology. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1542873/nasa-launches-flying-saucer-test-new-technology-landing-mars
  5. News - World - SPACE

    Dragon V2 capsule from SpaceX is first entry in race to build successor to space shuttle

    Posted May 30th 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... leap forward in technology. It really takes things to the next level," said SpaceX CEO Elon Musk at the unveiling ceremony on Thursday. SpaceX is competing with other companies- including ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles Dragon V2 craft is first US has built for manned space travel since end of shuttle programme, with its makers targeting a launch by 2017 New space race ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1522045/dragon-v2-capsule-spacex-first-entry-race-build-successor-space-shuttle
  6. News - Asia - SPACE

    Japan to set up space monitoring force by 2019 'to track debris'

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:47am by KYODO

    ... Kyodo in Tokyo Japan to set up space monitoring force by 2019 Japan plans to create a space monitoring force within its military by about 2019, with the defence ministry having already ... satellites from collisions, the source said. The defence ministry has altered its strategy on the use of space to include the development of a force, following a 2008 enactment of a law revising ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1565742/japan-set-space-monitoring-force-2019-track-debris
  7. News - World - SPACE

    SpaceX bids to break Boeing, Lockheed hold on space launches

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:24pm by NYT

    ... commitment to provide meaningful competition". That was good news for Musk and his firm, Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX. Over the years, Musk has battled to break the grip ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Entrepreneur tries to break duopoly on space launches A high-stakes battle is under way in Washington over launching the US government's most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1483056/spacex-bids-break-boeing-lockheed-hold-space-launches
  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    India’s low-cost Mars mission enters last lap as spacecraft prepares to enter orbit

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:19pm

    ... making India a stronger player in the space technology market. Launched last November, the Mars Orbiter Mission, called Mangalyaan, aims to study the planet’s surface and mineral composition, ... India launched its space programme five decades ago and developed its own rocket technology after Western powers imposed sanctions over a nuclear weapons test conducted in 1974. In 2009, its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1595391/indias-low-cost-mars-mission-enters-last-lap-spacecraft-prepares-enter
  9. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa sending 3-D printer to space station for tests

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:18am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cape Canaveral, United States Nasa testing 3-D printer on space station The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space. Nasa, the US space agency, is sending a 3-D printer to the International Space Station in hopes that astronauts will be able one day to fix their spacecraft by cranking out spare parts on the spot. The printer, made by California company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1597012/nasa-sending-3-d-printer-space-station-tests
  10. News - China - MILITARY

    Space race a security threat to China, warns PLA think tank report

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 03:02am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Space race a security threat: PLA report China faced security threats from other nation's advances in space technology, an annual report by a PLA ... reconnaissance technologies," said Professor He Qisong, an expert on space at Shanghai University of Political Science and Law. These included optical and radar-imaging technologies and satellites ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1535848/space-race-security-threat-china-warns-pla-think-tank-report

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