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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - FUEL TECHNOLOGY

    Hydrogen fuel cells come into their own with advancing technology and falling prices

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:32am by Bloomberg

    ... better suited for Apollo space missions and Soviet submarines. In recent years, the technology has made big strides and prices are falling. And because the process produces little ... Bloomberg Technological advances and falling prices mean that process dating back to 1830s is gaining wider use in powering cars, homes and businesses Hydrogen fuel cells come ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1527518/hydrogen-fuel-cells-come-their-own-advancing-technology-and
  2. 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
  3. News - World

    Heading for space, female cosmonaut encounters glass ceiling

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:28am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Heading for space, cosmonaut encounters glass ceiling Russia's Yelena Serova yesterday prepared to become the first woman cosmonaut in 17 years- but only after having to answer questions about her hairstyle and whether her daughter would cope while she was away. The 38-year-old space engineer, with dark hair pulled into a tight bun ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1600587/heading-space-female-cosmonaut-encounters-glass-ceiling
  4. 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
  5. News - World - OBITUARY

    Soviet-era space exploration giant Oleg Ivanovsky dies, aged 92

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 08:54pm by WASHPOST

    ... Oleg Ivanovsky 1922-2014 Pioneer who put Russia ahead of US in space race Oleg Ivanovsky, a Soviet rocket scientist who played a central role in developing satellites at the dawn of the space age, including the first vehicle to carry a human being in orbit around the earth, died last week. He was 92. His death on September 18 was announced on Wednesday by Roscosmos, the Russian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1600390/soviet-era-space-exploration-giant-oleg-ivanovsky-dies-aged-92
  6. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    China's latest earth observation satellite impressive in photo detail

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 02:16pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... by China's most sophisticated civilian observation satellite can identify a white line on a road, say space authorities- a measure of how far the programme has come although it still lags the technology of other countries. The China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Monday published 15 photos taken by the Gaofen 2 satellite that show in detail important national landmarks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1604539/chinas-latest-earth-observation-satellite-impressive-photo-detail
  7. News - China - AEROSPACE

    Top Chinese space scientist hopes to send rover ‘better than Jade Rabbit’ to Mars

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:14pm by AFP

    ... rover hopes a more advanced version of his creation will be sent to Mars, state media reported, underscoring Beijing's increasingly ambitious space programme. Jia Yang also told ... clear, but you cannot move," Jia said of his feelings at the time. "We've done everything we can do. There is nothing else. Maybe it's time to say goodbye." But space ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1546446/top-chinese-space-scientist-hopes-send-rover-better-jade-rabbit-explore
  8. Father of space technology helped guide atomic weapons programme

    Posted Nov 01st 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Scientist Qian Xuesen, known as China's father of space technology, died in Beijing yesterday, aged 98. Qian, a native of Hangzhou in Zhejiang province, was widely known ... to study in the United States at the aviation department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He later studied aviation engineering at the California Institute of Technology. In 1939, he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697059/father-space-technology-helped-guide-atomic-weapons-programme
  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 - Asia - SPACE

    You did it, MOM: India jubilant as probe enters Mars orbit

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 10:24pm by AP

    ... "Today not only has a dream come true, but we have created history for India, for ISRO, and for the world," said Vipparthi Adimurthy of the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology ... of deep-space explorers. In scenes broadcast live on Indian TV, scientists broke into wild cheers as the orbiter's engines completed 24 minutes of burn time to manoeuvre the spacecraft into its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1599668/you-did-it-mom-india-jubilant-probe-enters-mars-orbit

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