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CALT, China's largest organization for research, development and production of missiles and carrier rockets


Staff members work on a rocket, Oct. 27, 2016. China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT) was established in 1957 and is China's largest organization for the research, development and production of missiles and carrier rockets. (Photo: Xinhua)

Uber unveils IPO terms that are well below expectations

Uber Technologies, the world's largest ride-hailing company, plans an initial public offering that values the company as much as one-third below what the startup's insiders had hoped for, between $80.5 ...

Samsung retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples

Samsung Electronics is retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples distributed to reviewers, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday, as the firm smarts from the reputational blow ...


SpaceX launches rocket with 24 satellites

The US private space company SpaceX launched its rocket Falcon Heavy on Tuesday carrying 24 satellites into three different orbits in the "most difficult ever" mission.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/25 17:17:28

Chinese astronomers to search for cradles of new suns with FAST

How many new suns could emerge in the Milky Way in the future?
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/23 18:31:26

NASA starts new efforts to resume heat probe to study inner temperature of Mars

NASA InSight lander's mission team started new efforts on Saturday to try to get InSight's heat probe digging again on Mars, said the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/23 14:41:52

Shanghai's Yangpu District vigorously develops AI industry

In recent years, Yangpu District has vigorously developed Artificial Intelligence (AI) industry in the process of industrial transformation, making efforts to establish several innovation zones focusing on AI such ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/22 1:28:56

NASA's Juno spacecraft captures tumultuous clouds of Jupiter

NASA's Juno spacecraft captured a stunning compilation image of Jupiter's stormy northern hemisphere as it performed a close pass of the gas giant planet, according to a picture released by ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 18:50:49

Astronomers capture first polarized radio signals from gamma-ray burst

An international team of astronomers has captured the first-ever polarized radio waves from a distant cosmic explosion, known as gamma-ray burst GRB 190114C.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 11:11:30

Chinese researchers design bionic bones with 3D printing

Chinese researchers are designing bionic bones with improved biological compatibility and mechanical strength, which will bring new possibilities for future orthopedic implants.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 17:30:51

100-mln-year old fossilized dinosaur footprints discovered in east China

A China-US joint research team announced in Beijing Sunday that they had discovered four nearly 100-million-year old fossilized dinosaur footprints in eastern China's Jiangsu Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/17 11:14:56

China's research vessel finishes investigation of seamounts in Western Pacific

China's research vessel KEXUE (Science) finished its investigation of seamounts in the west of the Pacific Ocean and started to sail back on Saturday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/16 8:49:01

Industrial Internet platform for SOEs unveiled

China launched the Industrial Internet Convergence Platform for Central State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) on Saturday, which will become a key infrastructure system to push for better inter-communication, resource sharing, and co-development ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/15 18:51:01

Chinese scientists find green way to make diesel fuel, hydrogen

Chinese scientists have developed a method to convert light energy and biomass to diesel fuel and hydrogen.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/15 10:44:51

Fossils of "terror" of seafloor found in South Australia

The fossils of a giant new species of sea creature that was the "terror" of the seafloor have been discovered in South Australia.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 11:19:50

Nine intl experiments accepted aboard China Space Station

Nine scientific experiments from across the world were accepted to be conducted aboard the upcoming China Space Station, with six fully and three conditionally accepted, the United Nations and China ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/12 20:06:22