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  1. Titan mission a milestone in space exploration

    Posted Jan 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The first reports of the data sent back from the first space probe to land on Titan sounded like a bad weather forecast: windy, foggy and freezing cold. But the verdict of the scientists who have been working on the project for almost 20 years was much brighter. The mission has been accomplished. It is deservedly being described as a new breakthrough in space exploration. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/485971/titan-mission-milestone-space-exploration
  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. Tourist may be next into space

    Posted Oct 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Before China sends its third batch of astronauts into space aboard Shenzhou VII in two years, at least one Chinese civilian may follow in the zero-gravity footsteps of colonels Yang Liwei, Fei Junlong and Nie Haisheng. A Hong Kong-registered space travel agency, which arranges packages offered by US-based Space Adventures, said it was hoping to send the first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/520390/tourist-may-be-next-space
  4. Most wanted

    Posted Feb 20th 2005, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... Forget about saving up points for boring electrical appliances and shopping vouchers- this year, cardmembers will be able to redeem points with Space Adventures, where the sky is quite literally ... can shelve the diet and achieve weightlessness on a zero-gravity flight, while 30 million points will buy you an incredible MiG-25 flight that takes you to the edge of space, 25km above ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/489633/most-wanted
  5. Maverick newcomer aims to give hope to voters

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall By going head-to-head in Sunday's election with the politician who is most clearly a symbol of the 'old way' of doing politics, maverick businessman Takafumi Horie aims to give people hope. 'Shizuka Kamei represents a type ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515382/maverick-newcomer-aims-give-hope-voters
  6. China can play significant role in the space effort

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The moon is a long way short of Mars, the ultimate goal of a space exploration programme announced by US President George W. Bush in January last year. But the US space agency Nasa's plans for a manned moon mission by 2018 will be a crucial part of the build-up to a year-long manned mission to the Red Planet. After 25 years of success and failure with its winged space ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/517237/china-can-play-significant-role-space-effort
  7. Local NPC deputies plead for the space to do their jobs

    Posted Sep 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Hong Kong government should provide office space for the deputies, similar to what mainland provincial governments do for deputies. However, a spokesman for Hong Kong's Constitutional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515467/local-npc-deputies-plead-space-do-their-jobs
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/490555/home-home-moons-space-cadets
  9. Harilela splashes out on extra space for its spa equipment

    Posted May 10th 2005, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam HARILELA STRATEGIC Group is one of the largest exhibitors at Hofex, with 324 square metres of exhibition space spread across two blocks. 'We are showing five of our ... to the group's specifications by Asian factories, and Pure Spa Asia, which specialises in spa equipment. 'The hotel business has been undergoing a lot of change and the space that used ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/500006/harilela-splashes-out-extra-space-its-spa-equipment
  10. ESF needs breathing space for survival

    Posted Sep 24th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Education Editor It was the lull before the storm. All had seemed calm in the English Schools Foundation after the public battering that it received last winter. Under the firm leadership of new chief executive Heather Du Quesnay, the ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/517523/esf-needs-breathing-space-survival

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