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China to build deep-space lab in Luxembourg

A leading Chinese science-technology institution announced Tuesday that it was going to establish a deep-space lab in Luxembourg.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/17 7:58:33

Structuring of universe detected via quasars for first time

Researchers have recently managed to detect the structuring of the universe via quasars for the first time, according to the National Astronomical Observations (NAOC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/16 8:27:14

NASA's cargo spacecraft back down to earth with heavy payload

SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday after nearly four weeks in space.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/14 7:18:07

China launches land exploration satellite

China launched a land resources exploration satellite into a preset orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi desert at 3:10 pm Saturday Beijing Time.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/14 7:11:59

China launches land exploration satellite

China launched a land resources exploration satellite into a preset orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi desert at 3:10 pm Saturday Beijing Time.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/13 17:41:24

China sends two more BeiDou satellites to space

China on Friday sent two satellites into space on a single carrier rocket to help its BeiDou System provide services to countries along the Belt and Road initiative by late 2018.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/12 20:38:39

China sends twin BeiDou-3 navigation satellites into space

China on Friday sent twin satellites into space on a single carrier rocket, as part of efforts to enable its BeiDou system to provide navigation and positioning services to countries along the Belt and Road by the end of 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/12 11:52:38

New method developed to find hot sub-dwarf stars

Chinese researchers have developed a new method to find over 10,000 potential hot sub-dwarf stars, a kind of star with a helium-burning core, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/11 8:27:42

US spy satellite appears lost after SpaceX launch

A highly classified US spy satellite that was launched aboard a SpaceX rocket on Sunday reportedly failed to reach orbit and might have been lost, a SpaceX spokesperson said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/10 7:57:41

China launches remote sensing satellites SuperView-1 03/04

China launched a pair of 0.5-meter high-resolution remote sensing satellites Tuesday from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/9 14:22:20

China launches remote sensing satellites SuperView-1 03/04

China launched a pair of 0.5-meter high-resolution remote sensing satellites Tuesday from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/9 13:57:27

SpaceX launches mysterious Zuma mission for US government

US space firm SpaceX on Sunday launched a top secret payload into space for the US government, known only by the codename Zuma.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/8 13:24:36

America's 'most experienced astronaut' dies: NASA

John Young, America's "most experienced astronaut" who walked on the Moon during the Apollo program and commanded the first space shuttle mission, has passed away, NASA said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/7 8:59:33

Discovery of additional massive stars sheds further light on formation and evolution of universe: study

The latest discovery of an "astonishing" overabundance of massive stars in an adjacent galaxy has shed further light on the formation and evolution of the universe, a group of international astronomers said while revealing their findings.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/5 17:13:29

NASA launches 2 missions to explore nearest space

US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said Thursday that it would launch two missions to explore a little-understood area 60 miles (96 KM) above Earth's surface.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/5 11:31:39

Boeing, SpaceX progressing towards 1st crewed missions in 2018: NASA

US space agency NASA said Thursday its industry partners, Boeing and SpaceX, are targeting the return of human spaceflight from Florida's Space Coast in 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/5 7:45:53

China eyes unprecedented 40 space launches in 2018

China will conduct more than 40 space-related activities in 2018, with analysts saying this shows that China's aerospace capabilities are strengthening in scientific research, commercial use and national defense.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/4 22:48:40

China's 1st space lab splashdown under control: scientists

Chinese aerospace experts said that the country's first space lab will splash down under control in the Pacific Ocean, denying Western media reports that it will hit Earth this year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/4 19:08:39