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  1. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Kids Space Camp lets local youngsters play among the stars

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau Jessie.lau@scmp.com Moon-walking and rocket-building also part of the fun at astronaut camp in United States What I did this summer: I ate ice cream on the moon Fixing a space ... on the role of mission specialist in a space training simulation. But, he added: "If you can, just try- if you try, you can learn new things." Liu and seven other "junior ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571560/kids-space-camp-lets-local-youngsters-play-among-stars
  2. News - China - SCIENCE

    A diet of worms: Chinese volunteers spend 105 days eating creepy crawlies in space experiment

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:37am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... for space missions Three volunteers have chalked up another first for China's space programme. They have spent 105 days living in a sealed test laboratory in Beijing and proved that worms can be the main source of protein during long space missions. The idea of using the animals as one of the main sources of food to sustain astronauts met with resistance in the West after scientists from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1517052/scientists-tackle-final-frontier-worms-space
  3. News - China Insider - SCIENCE

    China’s next moon mission could be delayed, says senior space programme official

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:28am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Malfunctioning of China's moon rover 'Jade Rabbit' still a mystery China’s next mission into space will not occur this year and may not involve a moon landing, a veteran official with the space programme has said. The time and objectives of the space mission have not been decided yet, Long Lehao, director of the science ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1511212/chinas-next-moon-mission-doubt-says-senior-space-programme
  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    Ozone layer showing first signs of recovery, UN study says

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 10:49am by AP

    ... and is unlikely to cause many problems. It has been several years since earth has had a solar storm of this size coming from sunspots in the middle of the sun, said Tom Berger, director of the Space ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590001/ozone-layer-showing-first-signs-recovery-says-un-study
  5. News - China - SCIENCE

    Mainland scientist wins prestigious space science award

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:24pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com A mainland researcher received the Von Karman Award, one of the most prestigious awards in space science, in Washington, the United States last Friday. Professor Wu Meirong, former director of the China Resources Satellite Application Centre, was also the first woman to win the top prize awarded by the space community. The annual award ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1404618/mainland-scientist-wins-prestigious-space-science-award
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    China seems 'more open' to space collaboration, experts say

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 10:59pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington French agency chief says question is whether China will join International Space Station China 'more open' to space collaboration China seems more open to international co-operation in space programmes, experts say, with the question now whether the country will join the International Space Station in coming years. "There ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1404104/china-seems-more-open-space-collaboration-experts-say
  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Spacesuit flaw delays International Space Station repairs

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:04am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Flaw in spacesuit delays space station repairs A new flaw has emerged with a US-made spacesuit, forcing Nasa to delay until tomorrow the next outing to repair the International Space Station, the space agency said. The problem came up in a system that handles water condensation in veteran astronaut Rick Mastracchio's spacesuit after he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1388461/spacesuit-flaw-delays-international-space-station-repairs
  8. News - Asia - SCIENCE

    India heads to Mars with budget space mission

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 12:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Delhi It may be cheap at HK$568m, but work-around launch may add to success of 2008 mission India heads to Mars with budget space mission India has begun the countdown to launch its most ambitious and risky space mission to date- sending a probe to Mars, a project conceived in just 15 months on a tiny budget. After a 2011 Russian-Chinese attempt flopped, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1346495/india-heads-mars-budget-space-mission
  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    Lonely planet found floating without star in space

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 04:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... floating alone in space and not orbiting a star. The gaseous exoplanet, dubbed PSO J318.5-22, is just 80 light years from Earth and has a mass only six times that of Jupiter. Having formed 12 million years ago, the planet is considered a newborn among its peers. “We have never before seen an object free-floating in space that looks like this. It has all the characteristics of young ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1328628/lonely-planet-found-floating-without-star-space
  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Rising CO2 levels in atmosphere causes space jam, scientists warn

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Orbiting junk running out of space A build-up of carbon dioxide in the upper levels of the earth's atmosphere risks causing a faster accumulation of man-made space junk, which could cause more collisions, scientists warn. While on earth it causes warming, CO 2 conversely cools down the atmosphere and contracts its outermost layer- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1080948/rising-co2-levels-atmosphere-causes-space-jam-scientists-warn

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