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  1. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa turns to private companies to exploit the moon's resources

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:47am by AFP

    ... Station- is now looking to private entrepreneurs to help exploit resources on the moon. In its latest initiative, unveiled in late January, the US space agency is proposing private companies take ... revealed evidence of water and other interesting substances on the moon, said Jason Crusan, director of Nasa's advanced exploration systems. "But to understand the extent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1424594/nasa-turns-private-companies-exploit-moons-resources
  2. News - World - SPACE

    Space-exploring nations discuss sharing resources in future

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:33pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Space-exploring nations discuss pooling resources Seeking to boldly go where few politicians have gone before, more than 30 space-faring nations gathered to map out ways to pool mankind's efforts to explore the stars. The US State Department hosted the talks on Thursday, bringing together high-level envoys both from American allies and from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1402443/space-exploring-nations-discuss-sharing-resources-future
  3. News - World - SPACE

    Astronomers’ detection of echoes of Big Bang is set to resonate

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 10:44pm by Reuters

    ... remain flat. Those curvatures of space are not stationary, Einstein said. Instead, the gravitational waves propagate like water in a lake or seismic waves in earth's crust. The other theory ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1451970/astronomers-detection-echoes-big-bang-set-resonate
  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE

    Scientists and researchers working hard to stop asteroids hitting earth

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

    ... a tried-and tested way for astronauts to replenish supplies of water and minerals. Planetary Resources is proposing a series of robotic space missions to identify near-earth asteroids that could ... Challenge project, Nasa is partnering with Planetary Resources to make data from its Catalina Sky Survey available online. The aim is to enlist the help of amateur astronomers in finding, ...

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

    Nasa planning mission to Jupiter’s watery moon, Europe

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 09:00pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Scientists say goals of project could include searching for life in water under surface Nasa plans mission to Jupiter's icy moon Nasa is plotting ... have cost billions of dollars. Last year, scientists discovered liquid plumes of water shooting up through Europa's ice. Flying through those watery jets could make Europa cheaper ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1441252/nasa-planning-mission-jupiters-watery-moon-europe
  6. News - China - SPACE

    Only lunar dawn will tell if Jade Rabbit was fixed

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 03:30am by Reuters

    ... pet rabbit, in mid-December to nationwide fanfare on a mission to conduct geological surveys and search for natural resources. The landing was a point of national pride and seen ... evidence that fresh water once pooled on the planet's surface.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1416869/only-lunar-dawn-will-tell-if-jade-rabbit-was-fixed
  7. News - World - SPACE

    Water jets shooting off ice-covered moon of Jupiter

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 09:51pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in San Francisco Water vapour shoots off Jupiter moon New observations from the Hubble Space Telescope show jets of water vapour blasting off the southern pole of Europa, ... 200-kilometre-high plumes of water vapour shooting off from Europa's south polar region last December. The jets were not seen during Hubble observations of the same region in October 1999 and November ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1379905/water-jets-shooting-jupiter-moon
  8. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE

    Nasa's Opportunity chalks up10 years roving Mars surface

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 04:53am by AP

    ... Associated Press Journey that was supposed to last three months has resulted in amazing discoveries, including evidence of water and a doughnut-shaped rock Opportunity marks 10 years ... wiped away by blowing winds. Early discoveries by the two rovers pointed to a planet that was once tropical and moist. However, the signs of water suggested an acidic environment that would have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1413312/nasas-opportunity-chalks-up10-years-roving-mars-surface
  9. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa scientists baffled after white rock mysteriously appears on Mars' surface

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 11:09pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Cape Canaveral, Florida Mystery of white rock on Red Planet Scientists are stumped as to how a rock mysteriously appeared in images taken two weeks apart by Nasa's Mars rover Opportunity. The rover, which landed in an area known as Meridiani Planum a decade ago, is exploring the rim of a crater for signs of past water. Another rover, Curiosity, touched down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1411295/nasa-scientists-baffled-after-white-rock-mysteriously-appears-mars
  10. News - World - SPACE

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

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

    ... that comets- essentially giant, dirty snowballs- may be responsible for the water found on some planets. And like asteroids, comets also pose a theoretical threat to life on earth. "Over ...

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

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