Moon Landing


Volunteer scheme boosts skills

I joined a community programme called Need Service this year. It helps needy people, such as the elderly, the mentally handicapped, and underprivileged children.

Monday, 19 March, 2012, 12:00am

Peeping through the veils of possibility

Some amazing inventions seem to have their roots in science fiction. It's almost as if the writers are able to see into the future

Within the next 50 years, thousands of ordinary people will be able to fly to the moon and beyond. Space travel will be as common as taking an overseas holiday.

7 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Lunar lunacy

Space: the final frontier. It's not known whether President Hu Jintao and the rest of the Politburo are Star Trek fans, but the sci-fi TV show's opening line still seems to carry a potent message for mainland authorities. There's no other way to explain the media frenzy which greeted last week's launch of Chang'e I, China's first lunar orbiter.

31 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Military spells out space ambitions

Civilian research goals have defence significance

The top military defence planning body has for the first time revealed detailed goals and a specific agenda for the country's space programme, a sign of unprecedented confidence in the massive investment of the past few years.

13 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Prepare yourself for a moon landing

Science whiz kids will get to land a robot on the moon in July as part of the city's first creative technology robot competition. The moon in question is, however, not up in the sky but in a model of the solar system in a lab at La Salle College in Kowloon City.

16 May 2006 - 12:00am