China's participation in the building of an international "Moon Village" shows the country's confidence in the field of science, a Chinese space scholar said, adding China should stick to its current lunar exploration agenda and strive to acquire solid findings before diving deeper into space.
Astronomers have captured multiple images of a Type Ia supernova, namely the brilliant explosion of a star, appearing in four different locations on the sky, as it was through the "magnifying glass" of a galaxy sitting 2 billion light years away from Earth.
US President Donald Trump made a Earth-to-space call on Monday to congratulate NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson for her record-breaking stay aboard the International Space Station.
China marked its second Space Day on Monday. Here are key remarks by Chinese President Xi Jinping that shed light on his vision for China's space dream.
The graphics shows the procedures of Tianzhou-1 automated docking with Tiangong-2 on April 22, 2017.
China is conducting stem cell experiments to investigate the possibility of human reproduction in space aboard cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1, according to the Tianzhou's engineer.
Russia on Thursday successfully launched its Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft carrying two astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos said.
Scientists will test a medicine to treat bone loss during the maiden voyage of China's first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1. The medicine has been specially developed for astronauts, but they hope it will benefit ordinary people too.
Scientists around the world are looking for the "keys" to enable humans to regrow tissues or organs lost due to illness or injury, just like gecko can regrow a tail.
As astronauts continue to break records for time spent in space and manned Mars exploration is under discussion, scientists in China have begun a groundbreaking study to determine if humans can reproduce in space.
For the first time, researchers have captured a clear image of a baby star eating what looks like a dusty "space hamburger."
Graphics shows the launch procedure of China's first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 on April 20, 2017. (Xinhua/Ma Yan)
China has taken another step toward its goal of putting a space station into orbit around 2022, by sending its first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 into space on Thursday evening.
China on Thursday launched its first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, into space, a crucial step for the country in building a space station by approximately 2022.
China declared the launch of cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 a success, as it entered designated orbit Thursday night.
China on Thursday evening launched its first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, into space, a crucial step for the country in building a space station by approximately 2022.
China's cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 is scheduled for launch at 7:41 p.m. Thursday from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in southern China's Hainan Province, the office of China's manned space program said Wednesday.
Orbital ATK's unmanned cargo ship blasted off Tuesday for its seventh resupply mission to the International Space Station.