On December 7, 1972, one of the three astronauts on board the Apollo 17 spacecraft took a photograph. Released by US space agency Nasa after the mission's safe return from the moon, it showed - for the first time - the fully illuminated face of the earth.Friday, 31 August, 2012, 2:47pm
Becoming a Building Surveyor HKUSPACE
The University of Hong Kong's School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKUSPACE) is offering a new programme aimed at providing the in-depth knowledge and technical know-how required to become a building surveyor in Hong Kong.13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
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US aircraft carrier group visits city27 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
China will launch an eighth navigation satellite to perfect its Beidou-2, or Compass, satellite navigation and positioning network within days, the Ministry of National Defence said on its website. It said the satellite would be sent into orbit by a Long March 3C rocket at Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan.10 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
Beijing is concerned that field data collected by foreigners could be used by hostile powers to help guided missiles hit key military and civilian installations, mainland experts say.26 Mar 2009 - 12:00am
What is it? An effective way to measure distances on maps quickly and accurately. The MapWheel
is a robust pen-like tool fitted with a roller wheel on the tip that provides scaled measurements
of most maps. An easy-to-read screen along the side panel indicates length, count and scale factors simultaneously.23 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
Warning over illegal mapping10 Jul 2007 - 12:00am
Transparency urged on flat sales8 May 2007 - 12:00am
Six scaffolding frameworks have been erected along the banks of Nu River at Yabiluo, 60km upstream from Liuku town.
Labourers tie up small hydrographic survey ships along the banks, and about a dozen surveyors chat and rest in tents.20 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
Applications for relaxing offensive trade use still pending for more than a year, leading to loss of interest and income21 Mar 2007 - 12:00am