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CALT, China's largest organization for research, development and production of missiles and carrier rockets


Staff members work on a rocket, Oct. 27, 2016. China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT) was established in 1957 and is China's largest organization for the research, development and production of missiles and carrier rockets. (Photo: Xinhua)

Uber unveils IPO terms that are well below expectations

Uber Technologies, the world's largest ride-hailing company, plans an initial public offering that values the company as much as one-third below what the startup's insiders had hoped for, between $80.5 ...

Samsung retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples

Samsung Electronics is retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples distributed to reviewers, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday, as the firm smarts from the reputational blow ...


China's research vessel probes seamounts in Mariana Trench

China's research vessel KEXUE (Science) on Monday started to explore a series of seamounts in the south of the Mariana Trench, the deepest place of the earth.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 14:15:33

A major step for Traditional Chinese Medicine going global

Traditional medicine originating from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been incorporated into the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), marking a major step for TCM's internationalization.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 1:29:02

Xi'an to hold 5th Summer Summit of World Congress of Chinese Medicine

The 5th Summer Summit of World Congress of Chinese Medicine will be held in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province from June 14 to 16, the provincial government said. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/26 17:42:32

NASA's Mars 2020 mission conducts flight test for Mars touchdown

NASA's Mars 2020 mission team has carried out a flight test of the Lander Vision System (LVS), which will help guide NASA's next Mars mission to a safe touchdown on ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/25 17:14:28

Vehicle engine that consumes only water is more like a gimmick: experts

The government of Nanyang, Central China's Henan Province said Friday morning that a controversial water-hydrogen engine produced by a local company has not been approved yet, after news of such ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/24 12:49:10

China to launch international journal on satellite navigation

China will launch an international English journal called "Satellite Navigation," according to the China Science Daily Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/24 10:05:24

Virtual Vladimir Putin to host new chat show on BBC

A computer-generated Vladimir Putin is to host a comedy chat-show on the BBC, with British political spin doctor Alastair Campbell among those pitting his wits against the Russian leader, the ...
Source: AFP | 2019/5/23 17:28:40

China to strengthen surveys, observation, assessment of biodiversity

China will reinforce in surveying, observing and assessing its biodiversity to identify underlying prominent problems and safeguard national ecological security, according to the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) Wednesday. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/23 9:13:07

China cuts software, IC taxes

China is cutting taxes on software and integrated circuits enterprises while the US imposes export controls that threaten to stifle Chinese IT companies, including Huawei, and industry observers said that ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/22 22:13:40

Nation's nuclear power safe with tech breakthrough

The completion of the domestically developed CAP1400 nuclear technology will make China's nuclear power safe and break foreign restrictions on the this arena, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/22 22:08:41

NASA spacecraft finds changes in Jupiter's magnetic field

Jupiter's internal magnetic field is changing over time, a phenomenon observed by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the first time outside of the Earth, the agency ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 17:08:58

Bio-imaging breakthrough developed by China-Australia collaboration

A China-Australia research collaboration has resulted in a revolutionary new imaging contrast agent, with the potential for doctors see more deeply and clearly inside the body than ever before as ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 12:40:22

German industry calls for significant gov't investments in space travel

The German government should spend significantly more money on space travel, according to a policy paper published by the Federation of German Industries (BDI) on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 8:43:37