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China launches new marine satellite

China sent a new marine satellite into orbit Friday to help improve understanding of maritime waters and climate change.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/7 13:35:52

China launches new twin BeiDou navigation satellites

China on Saturday successfully sent twin BeiDou navigation satellites into space on a single carrier rocket.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/25 17:08:58

Scientists confirm water ice on moon's surface for first time

For the first time, scientists have directly observed definitive evidence of water ice on the moon's surface, US space agency NASA has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/24 18:18:25

Europe launches Aeolus satellite to map earth's winds

European satellite launch company Arianespace on Wednesday successfully launched a new weather satellite to measure Earth's winds on a global scale.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/23 11:55:00

China tests propulsion system of space station's lab capsules

Engineers have successfully tested the propulsion system of China's planned space station lab capsules, a key step in its space station program.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 16:22:55

China completes 1st test on propulsion system for space experiment module

Chinese researchers have successfully completed the first test of the propulsion system for the experiment module of the country's planned space station.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 22:09:48

NASA detects hydrogen "wall" surrounding solar system

NASA's spacecraft New Horizons has found new evidence of a "wall" of hydrogen at the edge of the solar system, encircling all the planets and objects orbiting the Sun.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 13:02:28

China unveils Chang'e-4 rover to explore Moon's far side

China's moon lander and rover for the Chang'e-4 lunar probe, which is expected to land on the far side of the moon this year, was unveiled Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 8:43:52

China unveils Chang'e-4 rover to explore Moon's far side

China's moon lander and rover for the Chang'e-4 lunar probe, which is expected to land on the far side of the moon this year, was unveiled Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 0:46:47

Perseid Meteor Shower in starry sky

Photo taken on Aug. 12, 2018 shows a flashing meteor during the Perseid Meteor Shower in the starry sky above the woods in Strigova, Croatia.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/14 9:21:37

Britain in race to launch 2,000 satellites into space by 2030

British Business secretary Greg Clark said Thursday Britain was poised to compete for the launch of an estimated 2,000 satellites by 2030.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 21:51:20

NASA to launch car-sized spacecraft Parker Solar Probe to study Sun

The United States space agency NASA is preparing to launch a probe on Saturday to study the Sun closer than any other human-made object before, revealing mysteries behind the fiery surface.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 13:59:33

In-orbit communication satellite delivered to Hong Kong firm

China's commercial satellite launch company has completed in-orbit delivery of communication satellite "APSTAR-6C" to its Hong Kong customer, the Science and Technology Daily reported Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/8 14:41:28

Stargazers set to see rare green comet

Stargazers in the Northern Hemisphere are in for a treat as a rare green comet crosses the sky this week, according to Russian comet researchers cited by Russia's Sputnik on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/8 13:50:26

Chinese telescope enriches understanding of galaxy

A giant star, recently identified as the most lithium-rich star ever known, has been added to the list of distinguished discoveries of a telescope in Xinglong, in north China's Hebei Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 14:32:34

Chinese astronomers discover giant star rich in lithium

Chinese astronomers have discovered the most lithium-rich giant star ever known, which could shed new light on the evolution of the universe.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 11:49:26

Chinese astronomers discover giant star rich in lithium

Chinese astronomers have discovered the most lithium-rich giant star ever known and it could shed new light on the evolution of the universe.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 7:26:51

China solicits int'l cooperation experiments on space station

China is asking the world to collaborate in experiments on its planned space station so as to promote international space cooperation and sustainable global development.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/5 19:16:18