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Friday, 20 April, 2012, 12:00am

US space shuttle makes its last flight

America is very famous for its space travel. It is the only nation to have landed a man on the moon. At that time astronauts would only use a rocket to get into space. When they came back the ship would burn up and fall apart. It was destroyed. The astronaut had to parachute out in a small capsule.

27 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories...

Tony Chan faces criminal charges over will

8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Talking points

Today our editors will be keeping their eyes on ...

Sub sighting in harbour

16 May 2011 - 12:00am

America's loss offers a timely lesson for all

There are few more romantic or risky endeavours for mankind than the exploration of space, a reach beyond the limits of normal existence.

3 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Astronaut happy to spend life on Earth

What's your impression of Hong Kong?

I was here about eight years ago for a very short visit. My biggest impression was: 'How crowded!' Many people live in such a small space. There's a real energy in Hong Kong that you can feel.

Do you think Hong Kong is quite polluted?

26 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

US astronaut to visit

Updated at 5pm: Space fans can meet a distinguished US astronaut at the Hong Kong Science Museum this weekend, a Government spokesman announced on Wednesday.

Nasa astronaut George Nelson will visit on Saturday to promote science and technology education and discuss his experiences.

18 Oct 2000 - 12:00am