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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. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE

    35 years after launch, Voyager 1 still in earth's solar system

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Voyager 1 probe was fired into space to observe the outer planets and the mysterious interstellar medium that lies beyond the solar system on September 5, 1977, as Elvis was topping the charts ... University. The heliosphere is the vast region of space that is dominated by the sun and the solar wind it produces. Interstellar gas and dust that spreads throughout the Milky Way surrounds ...

  3. Let private firms take over

    Posted Mar 11th 2010, 12:00am by Matthew Murchie

    ... Matthew Murchie, St Joseph's College I t seems incredible that the US space agency Nasa landed men on the moon 40 years ago, when the most advanced computers had a memory of only a few kilobytes, mobile phones had not even been dreamt of, and cameras still used film. So it seems curious that, with our current technology, manpower and resources, we haven't bothered ...

  4. A home from home for the moon's space cadets

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... without having to step outside- a bit like an intelligent lunar mobile home. Fellow space architect Marc Cohen, of Nasa's Ames research lab, told a recent audience at HKU that the ability ... Profesor Howe said there was a fair bit of scepticism about space architecture, but it was an important part of any long-term mission. 'Space architects are not like other people involved ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Space treasures go on display

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... this summer. The 'China Aerospace Technology Exhibition' will feature 31 exhibits borrowed from Beijing's China Space Museum, including equipment that has been used in space ... is the standard uniform they wear during space flights, and a special toilet designed for use in space. Every exhibit will have an information panel offering insights into mainland aerospace technology ...

  8. reaching for the stars

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... As told to Alex Lo He's famed in Hong Kong for helping design its contribution to space discovery- tools for the Mir space station and European Mars missions. Ng Tze-chuen recalls ... of terrible things to come. Our first real job with the European Space Agency was not with the Mars Express mission, our ultimate goal, but with several proposed research exercises to simulate space ...

  9. Time and space

    Posted May 20th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... commitment to Nasa and future space missions means potentially compromising its commanding technological lead. The decommissioning of its space shuttles would have left Americans dependent ... perspective on why China's space programme is necessary for the country's technological advance. 'There are the science and the engineering in any space programme,' he said. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, April 7, 2013

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of the functions of human cells. These "droplet networks" could be the building blocks of a new technology used to pass on drugs and could even replace damaged tissue, said Oxford University. AFP   Space weather centre launched in Brussels Europe has launched its first space weather co-ordination centre in Brussels to raise the alarm for satellite-sizzling solar storms that threaten ...




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