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  1. Barney's Space Adventures

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Never one to miss a trick, the cuddly prehistoric hero and his pals BJ, Baby Bop and Riff blast off for Barney's Space Adventures from April 2-5 at the Kitec complex in Kowloon Bay. ...

  2. A moment of anxiety, then orbiter door opens on new era in space

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... locking two tethers onto a handrail, he exited the spacecraft, followed by Colonel Liu, who handed him a small national flag. Both waved to the camera as Colonel Zhai floated in space with his ... Colonel Zhai then moved cautiously from one side of the hatch to the other, locking his tethers in place before each move. After about 20 minutes in space, ground control gave the return order, ...

  3. Caution and confidence ahead of first manned space flight

    Posted Sep 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Every precaution is being taken to ensure the successful launch of the country's first manned space flight next month, a leading rocket scientist says. Long Lehao, deputy director ... the space programmes of the US and Brazil. The US space shuttle Columbia disintegrated after re-entry to the Earth's atmosphere in February, killing all seven astronauts aboard. An explosion ...

  4. China scraps plans for live broadcast of space mission

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Plans for live television coverage of China's first manned space mission have been cancelled due to concerns over the potential political repercussions if something goes wrong. Media and official sources said yesterday that China Central Television (CCTV) was now considering broadcasting segments of footage of the launch after the event - and only if everything went according ...

  5. Nasa

    Posted Oct 21st 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... They were trying to get ahead of each other. The US realised it had to go into space, too. In 1958, Nasa was born. Nasa stands for National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The birth of Nasa was the start of the 'space race'. Nasa's first act was to put the first American satellite into orbit in 1958. It had a staff of about 80 people. The new agency began researching ...

  6. Perilous journey

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Wong How Man

    ... scores of expeditions on Earth. In space, however, we need to play safer, but without becoming fatalistic or pessimistic. Mankind's venture into space has not been without tragic mishaps ... Space Centre in January 1967, a fire broke out inside the command capsule, killing all three crew. In April that year, cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov became the first person to die during a space ...

  7. ALBUM (1973)

    Posted Feb 01st 2009, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis Hawkwind Space Ritual (United Artists) If you think that psychedelic music is always dreamy and laid back, prepare to have your mind expanded. Hawkwind's 1973 album Space Ritual sounds more like a full-scale nuclear meltdown. Recorded live in London and Liverpool, the album tries to create the effect of travelling through space under the influence ...

  8. China's long march out to the stars

    Posted Sep 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the first of a series of articles ahead of the space launch this week, Stephen Chen examines the road China has taken to get this far This week's planned spacewalk represents ... a space power. Three astronauts will be on board, for the nation's third manned mission. But for the first time, China will attempt a spacewalk. China's space dream started decades ago. ...

  9. Look to stars for business success

    Posted Jul 10th 2010, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... the entrance. If the previous business expanded to larger premises, don't hesitate to occupy the space. Opt for a space that is square or rectangular. Avoid triangular ones, as they are associated with the fire element, which is unstable and may trigger arguments among staff. Round spaces can be used for businesses with high turnover, such as food and drink outlets, but not for retail, ...

  10. Ceremony marks return of capsule

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... at the China Space Technology Research Institute, and technicians showed objects taken from the capsule to a group of guests. The objects- most of little scientific value- included the national flag ... of their spacesuits in space because of their weight and lack of room in the capsule. More scientifically valuable was the sample of solid lubricant taken by Colonel Zhai from the outside of the orbital ...




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