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China to enhance space science, technology sharing in Asia-Pacific

China is planning to promote the sharing of satellite data with member states of the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) to help with urban planning, disaster monitoring and assessment, as well as agriculture and forest surveys.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/14 20:53:43

President Xi Jinping promotes wider int'l collaboration in outer space

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday the international community should strengthen cooperation in outer space on the basis of equality, mutual benefit, and inclusiveness.
Source: CGTN | 2018/11/14 17:18:54

NASA's Hubble Telescope finds smiling face in space

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a formation of galaxies that looks like a smiling face, said the United States space agency NASA.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/5 11:51:15

China launches high-orbit BeiDou-3 satellite

China's home-grown global satellite navigation system came a step closer to completion with the launch of another BeiDou-3 satellite at 11:57 p.m. Thursday from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, in the southwestern Sichuan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/2 1:39:17

China-made aircraft seats equipped into Airbus plane

Airbus has delivered China Express with an A320 airplane, the first Airbus passenger plane equipped with seats manufactured by a Chinese company, according to Airbus China Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/31 17:19:03

China-developed ARJ21 regional jetliner starts service in 3 new routes

China's domestically-developed ARJ21 regional jetliners have been put into use in three new air routes, according to its developer on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/30 16:47:29

China launches ocean-observing satellite under closer Sino-EU space cooperation

China on Monday sent an ocean-observing satellite successfully into space, a joint mission pursued under close Sino-French space cooperation that will enable scientists to study, for the first time, ocean surface winds and waves simultaneously.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/29 9:40:51

China launches HY-2B satellite to monitor marine environment

China sent a new satellite into orbit Thursday morning to form a network with the subsequent HY-2C and HY-2D for maritime environment monitoring.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/25 22:01:59

China launches HY-2B marine satellite

China sent a new marine satellite into orbit Thursday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/25 11:59:17

Japan's space agency postpones landing on asteroid of Hayabusa2 probe

Japan's space agency said Thursday it will postpone the landing of its Hayabusa2 space probe on the asteroid Ryugu until at least January from its initial touchdown scheduled for October.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/12 11:18:18

NASA probe on brink of solar system detects cosmic ray increase

American space agency NASA's probe, on a way to interstellar space, detected an increase in cosmic rays that originated outside the solar system, according to NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/8 8:37:36

China's AC311A light utility helicopter completes plateau flight tests

China's newly-developed AC311A light utility helicopter has completed its plateau flight tests, according to its developer Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/7 15:56:30

Tiangong-2 space lab to remain in orbit until July 2019

China's space lab Tiangong-2 will continue to operate in orbit before it makes its return to Earth in July 2019 in a controlled manner, Zhu Zongpeng, the chief space lab designer, announced on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 17:58:40

China aims to explore polar regions of Moon by 2030

China plans to land on and explore the southern and northern polar regions of the Moon by 2030, according to an official of the China National Space Administration (CNSA).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/26 9:46:13

China aims to explore polar regions of Moon by 2030

China plans to land on and explore the southern and northern polar regions of the Moon by 2030, according to an official of the China National Space Administration (CNSA).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/25 18:09:42

Morocco to launch 2nd Earth observation satellite in Nov.

Morocco will launch its second high-resolution Earth observation satellite in November, a local news website reported Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/23 18:23:58

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