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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Space camp shoots dreams into orbit

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Eight lucky youngsters earn the chance to step into astronauts' shoes at US space programme Space camp shoots dreams into orbit It was fifth-time ... selected this time," Chow said. "My dream finally came true. Since I was five I've always wanted to be an astronaut." The budding space explorer also wants to have a star named ...

  7. News - China - SCIENCE

    Chinese astronaut gives lesson from Tiangong-1 space orbiter

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Welcome to Space Physics 101 - taught by three astronauts floating in zero gravity aboard the Tiangong-1 orbiter. This was the scene that greeted 60 million mainland students yesterday morning in a live broadcast from space. Before the lesson began, there were some concerns about how Major Wang Yaping , the youngest astronaut, would fare. Barbara Morgan, who held the first space ...

  8. 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- ...

  9. News - China - SCIENCE

    Untelevised space docking signals focus on Mars and asteroids

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Beijing scales back TV coverage of space mission as it looks to develop a Mars exploration project and study asteroids Space docking signals Mars shift ... space module to live and work for 12 days. As the second and final crew to use Tiangong I, they will spend two days longer in the space module than the crew of Shenzhou IX in June last year. ...

  10. News - China - SCIENCE

    Jade Rabbit moon rover may be beyond repair, state media hints

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:22am by Zhang Hong

    ... down. Jiao Weixin, the deputy director of the China Society of Space Research's space probe committee, said it was still unclear if the rover could be fixed. "Scientists have little ...




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