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  1. News - World - SPACE

    Moon rocks from Apollo missions suggest other planet hit a young earth

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:27pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Moon rocks suggest planet hit earth Lunar rocks brought back by the Apollo astronauts more than 40 years ago contain evidence of a Mars-sized planet that scientists believe crashed into earth and created the moon, new research shows. German scientists using a new technique said they detected a slight chemical difference between earth rocks and moon rocks. Scientists said more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1526878/moon-rocks-apollo-missions-suggest-other-planet-hit-young-earth
  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE

    Exoplanet Kepler-78b's earth-like mass suggests more such out there

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 04:52am by AFP

    ... in the search for life beyond the solar system," said Deming. In January, astronomers using the Kepler telescope said the Milky Way contained at least 17 billion planets the size of earth, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1346095/exoplanet-kepler-78bs-earth-mass-suggests-more-such-out-there
  3. News - World - SPACE

    Mars soil gives Nasa scientists some major surprises

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... of fine-grained sand collected by the rover in August last year showed the soil contained about 2 per cent of water by weight. If you take a cubic foot of that soil you can basically get two pints ... Scientists found that in addition to water, sulphur dioxide, carbon dioxide and other materials, the sands of Mars also contain reactive chemicals known as perchlorates. The US space agency's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1319329/mars-soil-gives-nasa-scientists-some-major-surprises
  4. News - Asia - SPACE

    Japan sends first android to International Space Station

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... by countries including the United States and Russia, will also pick up waste from the space centre. A small talking robot was accompanying yesterday's mission. The android is designed to act ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1294326/japan-sends-first-android-international-space-station
  5. News - World - SPACE

    After month in space, only few mice survive Mars research mission

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... as the muscles and heart. The animals were stored inside five special containers that automatically opened after reaching orbit and closed once it was time to return. Also on board were more than two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1242109/after-month-space-only-few-mice-survive-mars-research-mission
  6. News - China - SPACE

    Space plays a growing role in US-China security talks

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 09:47am by Reuters in Colorado Springs, Colorado

    ... and intelligence satellites. Sources familiar with the report said it contained credible information about China’s ability to potentially damage US satellites in higher orbits using its own satellites, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1212805/space-plays-growing-role-us-china-security-talks
  7. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa lays out wild plan to corral asteroid

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... probe that would launch aboard an Atlas V rocket. Once in space, it would use its solar-electric engines to cruise to an asteroid and then attempt to capture it in a cup-shaped container ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1208687/nasa-lays-out-wild-plan-corral-asteroid
  8. News - World - SPACE

    Meteorite may hold clues to why Mars turned cold and dry

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... from the warm and wet place it once was to its current cold and dry state, the US space agency Nasa said. Discovered in Morocco's Sahara Desert in 2011, the 320-gram space rock contains 10 ... the large amount of water contained in NWA 7034 may have originated from interaction of the rocks with water present in Mars' crust," Nasa said. More than 100 Martian meteorites have been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1120049/meteorite-may-hold-clues-why-mars-turned-cold-and-dry
  9. News - World - SPACE

    Mars rover ready to analyse rock powder

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 01:56pm by Reuters in Cape Canaveral, Florida

    ... to Mars, to bore inside a flat, veined piece of bedrock, which appears to contain minerals formed by flowing water. The sample, retrieved from at least 5cm beneath the surface of the rock, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1155369/mars-rover-ready-analyse-rock-powder
  10. News - World - SPACE

    Curiosity finds Mars rock similar to Hawaiian stone

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Cape Canaveral, US

    ... Reuters in Cape Canaveral, US Rover finds Mars rock similar to that in Hawaii When scientists selected a rock to test the Mars rover Curiosity's laser, they expected it to contain the same minerals as rocks found elsewhere on the red planet, but learned instead it was more similar to a rock found on earth. The rock was chemically more akin to a type of rock found on oceanic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1059713/curiosity-finds-mars-rock-similar-hawaiian-stone

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