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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 06:03am by STAFF

    ... in India's space career. The country's space industry has now graduated from being a supplier of cheap launch services to a possible provider of cheap space technologies... Not since the Indira Gandhi era has government made the space establishment so central to the project of nation-building. India was insecure in a violently bipolar world in her time, technology poverty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1602746/how-they-see-it
  2. Hong Kong technology gets second bite at Mars

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo Hong Kong looks set to have a second chance to prove its technological prowess on Mars. The Polytechnic University team that designed and made space exploration tools ... the Hong Kong-designed 'rock-corer' was likely to be aboard space rovers being designed by two competing teams in Europe. The finger-sized drill will be attached to a robotic arm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/496170/hong-kong-technology-gets-second-bite-mars
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1068754/shinwa-offers-space-age-metal-joining-technologies
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing must address the lack of civil air space

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:39am by SCMP Editorial

    ... that the underlying cause of flight delays is lack of civil air space. At this stage of China's development the cost to airlines and in lost productivity is good reason to address it. Technological ... SCMP Editorial Rethink needed on civil air space Military drills lasting nearly a month in some of China's busiest air space take a lot of organisation, including tight security. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1558448/beijing-must-address-lack-civil-air-space
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/431408/nation-will-benefit-spinoffs-technology
  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Not quite beam me up, but Star Trek technology's moved beyond science fiction

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 01:29am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... This science fiction is, however, becoming science reality. Many of the technologies that we saw in Star Trek are beginning to materialise, and ours may be better than Starfleet's. Best of all, we ... these health sensors possible are miniaturised mechanical and microelectromechanical elements made using microfabrication technology. Similar advances in microfluidics and nanofluidics are enabling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1547481/not-quite-beam-me-star-trek-technologys-moved-beyond-science
  10. 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

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