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Russia's Roscosmos head congratulates Chinese colleagues on successful landing of Chang'e-4

The head of the Russian state space corporation Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, Thursday congratulated the Chinese colleagues on the successful landing of the Chang'e-4 probe.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/5 13:28:53

China's lunar rover drives smoothly on moon's far side

Lunar rover Yutu-2 has been driving on the far side of the moon after separating from the lander and scientific devices on both the lander and rover are currently gathering data, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) said late Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/5 13:25:02

China's lunar rover drives smoothly on moon's far side

Lunar rover Yutu-2 has been driving on the far side of the moon after separating from the lander and scientific devices on both the lander and rover are currently gathering data, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) said late Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/4 23:43:44

Lunar probe links with relay satellite, goes 'walking'

Yutu II, the rover of China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe, established an independent data transmission link with the Queqiao relay satellite on Friday, according to an update by the China National Space Adminstration (CNSA).
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/4 23:26:27

China's Chang'e 4 makes first-ever soft landing on moon's far side

Chang'e-4 made the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon at 10:26 Thursday morning, marking a breakthrough in human exploration of the universe, according to a statement the China National Space Administration (CNSA) sent to the Global Times on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/3 12:17:35

China names new moon rover "Yutu-2"

China has chosen the name "Yutu-2", or Jade Rabbit-2, for its new moon rover, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced late Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/4 9:36:15

Chang'e-4 lands on largest crater in solar system

China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe has made the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon. Experts believe that the precise landing will help prepare the country for its following lunar exploration and future expeditions to other planets.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/3 17:53:49

China's Chang'e-4 probe makes historic landing on moon's far side

China's Chang'e-4 probe touched down on the far side of the moon Thursday, becoming the first spacecraft to make a soft-landing on the moon's uncharted side that is never visible from earth.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/3 16:55:26

China, EU on path of expanding cooperation in outer space

China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe was launched earlier this month, and it is expected to make the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon. During the mission, China has cooperated with four other countries, three of which are from Europe, an epitome of the increasing space cooperation between China and the European Union (EU) in recent years.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/31 9:29:12

China's Chang'e-4 probe changes orbit to prepare for moon-landing

China's Chang'e-4 probe entered a planned orbit Sunday morning to prepare for the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/30 11:38:36

China launches six Yunhai-2 satellites for atmospheric environment research

China successfully sent six atmospheric environment research satellites and a test communication satellite into orbit Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/29 22:05:15

Space travel becomes the new frontier in animal preservation

China launched a carrier rocket this week containing genes from near-extinct animals in an attempt to preserve endangered wildlife.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/28 0:36:57

China-made jetliner completes overwater demo flight


Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/26 13:53:25

China launches telecommunication technology test satellite

China successfully launched the No. 3 telecommunication technology test satellite on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/25 11:04:08

China launches telecommunication technology test satellite

China successfully launched the No. 3 telecommunication technology test satellite on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/25 8:31:25

China launches first low-Earth-orbit satellite

China launched its first low-Earth-orbit satellite at 7:51 am on Saturday at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China's Gansu Province, making substantial progress in the country's construction of a satellite communications system.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/22 13:25:21

Saturn is eating away its icy rings: NASA

The United States space agency NASA confirmed that Saturn is quickly losing its rings due to the planet's magnetic field.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/18 8:10:35