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Chinese rewrite record, live 370 days in self-contained moon lab

Chinese volunteers have completed a one-year test living in a simulated space lab in Beijing, setting a new record for the longest stay in a self-contained cabin.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/15 20:15:53

Chinese rewrite record, live 370 days in self-contained moon lab

Chinese volunteers have completed a one-year test living in a simulated space lab in Beijing, setting a new record for the longest stay in a self-contained cabin.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/15 14:19:51

Scientists find new evidence of water plumes on Jupiter's moon Europa

Space physicists used existing data and advanced computer models to provide additional evidence that Jupiter's moon Europa may have the ingredients to support life.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/15 8:54:59

China Focus: Sunrise for China's commercial space industry?

Launching rockets and satellites has long been the preserve of China's state-owned aerospace companies, but private space firms are now popping up hoping to find gold in the space dust.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/13 17:59:46

China launches new Earth observation satellite for environmental monitoring

China on Wednesday launched Gaofen-5, a hyperspectral imaging satellite, as part of the country's high-resolution Earth observation project.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 8:49:18

Chinese tracking ship starts monitoring mission for Chang'e-4 relay satellite

China's tracking ship Yuanwang-6 departed from a port in east China's Jiangsu Province Saturday to monitor Queqiao, the Chang'e-4 relay satellite.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/6 6:43:04

China launches new communications sat for S.China Sea, other areas

China launched a new communications satellite, "APSTAR-6C," Friday morning, expecting to bring internet and multimedia services to customers in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/4 20:13:39

Bezos' Blue Origin launches its 1st space mission of 2018

Blue Origin, the U.S. aerospace company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, launched Sunday the suborbital New Shepard rocket and space capsule.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/1 10:13:19

China developing reusable space rocket

China aims to recover the first stage of the Long March-8 carrier rocket, which is still under development and is expected to make its maiden flight around 2021, according to a Chinese rocket expert.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/1 6:16:34

China has technological basis for manned lunar landing: space expert

China has the technological basis for a manned lunar landing, says Zhou Jianping, chief designer of China's manned space program.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/26 8:48:12

China to launch space station Tiangong in 2022, matching ISS standards

China's space station Tiangong, or Heavenly Palace, which is scheduled to be launched in 2022, is expected to match or approach the standards of the International Space Station, and marks a breakthrough for the country's aerospace, experts said Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/25 22:53:41

China to launch new Earth observation satellite in May

China is to launch Gaofen-5, a hyperspectral imaging satellite for Earth observation, at the beginning of May.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/25 17:02:02

China to launch Chang'e-5 lunar probe in 2019

China plans to launch the Chang'e-5 lunar probe next year, which is expected to bring lunar samples back to the Earth, according to Pei Zhaoyu, deputy director of the Lunar Exploration and Space Program Center of the China National Space Administration (CNSA).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/25 11:28:17

China plans to launch new space science satellites around 2020

China is striving to send a group of new satellites into orbit around 2020, as part of the country's fast-expanding space science program, a national science official said at a space conference on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/25 9:55:13

China's Chang'e-4 relay satellite named 'Queqiao'

The relay satellite for the Chang'e-4 lunar probe, which is expected to land on the far side of the Moon later this year, has been named "Queqiao" - magpie bridge.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/24 13:26:21

NASA launches planet-hunting spacecraft to find exoplanets

The US space agency NASA's next planet-hunting spacecraft was lifted off on Wednesday at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/19 8:52:08

China to launch Long March-5 Y3 rocket in late 2018

China plans to launch its heavy-lift carrier rocket, the Long March-5 Y3, in late 2018, after finding the cause of the failure of the Long March-5 Y2, according to the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/16 15:45:37

China to launch new weather satellite

China will launch a new meteorological satellite in the first half this year to further boost its weather forecasting capabilities, according to China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/16 13:11:27