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  1. News - World - SPACE

    Scientists discover new dwarf planet 2012 VP-113 beyond distant Pluto

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 10:57pm by NYT

    ... moving glints of reflected sunlight off these distant bodies. That means the sun's rays have to travel all the way out to this dark, cold interplanetary fringe and then come all the way back ... belt objects and was not involved in the new discovery. Astronomers will have to find far more of these distant objects and catch enough of them travelling in the same direction before they can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1458763/scientists-discover-new-dwarf-planet-2012-vp-113-beyond-distant-pluto
  2. News - World - SPACE

    Voyager makes history by travelling into space beyond the sun

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Cape Canaveral, US Scientists are able to confirm, thanks to 'a lucky gift from the sun', that Nasa spacecraft has left the solar system and reached interstellar space Voyager goes beyond the final frontier Scientists have debated for ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1309213/voyager-makes-history-travelling-space-beyond-sun
  3. News - World - SPACE

    Astronomers capture huge meteorite smashing into moon

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 09:48pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Record-breaking meteorite smashes into moon Astronomers have captured the moment a lump of rock slammed into the moon with so much force that the bright flash could be seen from earth with the naked eye. The 400kg meteorite, travelling at 61,000km/h, punched a fresh crater into the moon's surface some 40 metres wide in what is thought to be the largest lunar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1435206/astronomers-capture-huge-meteorite-smashing-moon
  4. News - World - SPACE

    Rosetta spacecraft in comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko landing bid

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 10:58pm by AP

    ... spacecraft at 1.18am Hong Kong time- a message that had to travel 800 million kilometres. The probe triggered a series of "Hello World!" tweets in different languages. Dormant systems ... by the 45 minutes it takes a signal to travel to and from the spacecraft. The wake-up call was one of the final milestones for Rosetta before it makes its rendezvous with comet 67P in the summer. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1410666/rosetta-spacecraft-comet-67pchuryumov-gerasimenko-landing-bid
  5. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE

    Scientists and researchers working hard to stop asteroids hitting earth

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 09:29am by Jamie Carter

    ... our collective impression that space travel is inherently difficult is wrong. "The massive controlled explosions, also known as rockets, used to push every ounce of cargo through our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1422070/scientists-and-researchers-working-hard-stop-asteroids-hitting
  6. News - World - SPACE

    Wake-up call for comet-chasing space probe Rosetta after long hibernation

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:28pm by AP

    ... taken all possible precautions for this not to happen but... problems may have happened." While waiting for the first signal travelling the 800 million kilometres back to earth, scientists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1409939/wake-call-comet-chasing-space-probe-rosetta-after-long-hibernation
  7. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa's Hubble Telescope shows images of 13 billion-year-old galaxies

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 09:53pm by AP

    ... light travels nearly 9.6 trillion kilometres a year, as telescopes look farther from earth they see earlier into the past. While Hubble and other telescopes using different light wavelengths ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1400857/nasas-hubble-telescope-shows-images-13-billion-year-old-galaxies
  8. News - China - SPACE

    Why historic lunar mission is a daunting test for China's scientists

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 10:34am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... are able to grip the powdery surface of the moon. It can climb inclines of up to 30 degrees and travel up to 200 metres per hour, according to the institute. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1369471/why-historic-lunar-mission-daunting-test-chinas-scientists
  9. News - China Insider - SPACE

    Chinese lunar rover named 'Jade Rabbit', to land on moon next month

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 02:53pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Chang’e-2, began its journey three years later and after orbiting the moon it was sent on a mission into deep space to monitor an asteroid. That probe is expected to travel as far as 300 million km ... rover, with six wheels and wing-like solar panels earlier this month. The vehicle can climb inclines of up to 30 degrees and travel up to 200 metres per hour, its designers said. However ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1366148/chinese-lunar-rover-named-jade-rabbit-land-moon-next-month
  10. News - World - SPACE

    Astronauts bring Olympic torch from International Space Station back to earth

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 04:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... it out of the packaging. “Here’s the torch!” he said, presenting it to the cameras before handing it to veteran space traveller and Soyuz captain Yurchikhin, who sat smiling wrapped up in a blue ... Times Square. The space-travelling torch will light the Olympic cauldron in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, marking the start of the Winter Games on February 7, authorities said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1353436/astronauts-bring-olympic-torch-international-space-station-back-earth

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