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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 ...


'Sometimes You Don't Want to Make Small Talk': The Upsides of Robot Waiters

More than 1.5 million jobs are at risk from automation, with waiters, bar staff and dishwashers among the most under threat. Sputnik spoke to the Chief Executive of the Institute ...
Source: sputniknews.com | 2019/3/29 9:30:52

China completes compatibility test on core parts of rocket engine

Chinese engineers have successfully carried out a compatibility test on the turbopump and gas generator of rocket engine on Sunday, according to China Daily on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/28 13:49:31

Chinese, US researchers develop simulator for improving self-driving car safety before road test

Chinese and American researchers developed a data-driven simulator that could improve self-driving vehicle safety before road testing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/28 7:29:36

Scientists discover dinosaur-era bird fossil with unlaid egg

A group of scientists have discovered a fossil bird dating back about 110 million years, which is the first ever found to have an unlaid egg in its abdomen.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/26 18:40:17

Feature: A BeiDou superstar

Shoulder-length hair, black leather jacket, arms across her chest, a faint smile, Xu Ying graces the cover of a youth magazine.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/26 17:31:10

Chinese study helps trace evolution of fish scales

Fish fossils, dating back about 425 million years ago, are providing insights into the evolution of scales on bony fishes.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/24 19:24:58

Mass production of clone monkeys disease models, future drug tests possible: scientists

The recent success Chinese neuroscientists involving the first multiple cloned monkeys with a uniform genetic background from a gene-edited donor monkey would enable future drug tests on non-human primates, while ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/21 23:07:13

Two Chinese Earth observation satellites put into service

Two Chinese Earth observation satellites, the Gaofen-5 and Gaofen-6, were officially put into service on Thursday after completing in-orbit tests.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/21 20:48:25

Chinese scientists develop ant-like robotic swarm for medical uses

Chinese scientists developed robotic system inspired by a colony of ants that can collectively achieve complex tasks like gathering large prey.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/21 8:52:30

Russia ready to help US if tests of new manned spacecraft delayed: Roscosmos

Russia's state space corporation Roscosmos is ready to assist the United States if Washington's tests of new manned spacecraft are delayed, Roscosmos's chief said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/19 19:52:17

Russian Scientists Develop Unique Material for Next-Generation Nuclear Reactors

Materials science specialists from the National University of Science and Technology MISIS (NUST MISIS), have developed a unique three-layer steel-vanadium-steel material that can withstand temperatures of up to 700 degrees ...
Source: sputniknews.com | 2019/3/19 18:11:34

China's research ship departs for 54th ocean expedition in Pacific

China launched its 54th ocean expedition on Monday to conduct research on the oceanic resources and environment in the Pacific, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/19 10:25:38

Symposium held in San Francisco to explore application of Chinese medicine overseas

An international symposium was held Sunday to focus on the latest developments in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and explore ways to expand its application outside China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/18 20:19:35