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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 ...


China issues strict guidelines on genetic resource study

China on Monday released a management regulation on human genetic resources, banning their commercial trade. The measure also requires foreign organizations to cooperate with the Chinese side when conducting research ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/11 19:23:41

Most cyber attacks from the US: report

A Chinese report warned on Monday that most cyber attacks against Chinese networks in 2018 came from the US, which Chinese experts predicted that the latter is preparing to wage ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/10 21:58:41

NASA's Mars Helicopter passes key tests

NASA's Mars Helicopter flight demonstration project has successfully passed a number of key tests recently, according to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/8 17:47:01

NASA opens Int'l Space Station for private travel, at hefty price

The US space agency NASA announced Friday that it is opening the International Space Station (ISS) for private citizens, with a hefty price tag.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/8 12:27:49

NASA's InSight team makes new attempt to help heat probe working

Scientists and engineers have worked out a new plan for getting NASA InSight lander's heat probe digging again on Mars, according to a latest release of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/7 14:44:15

Carrier rocket's sea launch safer, cheaper: experts

Despite a complicated marine environment, China successfully launched a Long March-11 carrier rocket at sea for the first time on Wednesday, which experts hailed as a safer and more economical ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/5 17:45:59

Test for intelligent navigation system completed in Beijing airport

The test for an intelligent navigation system has been completed at the Beijing Capital International Airport, CAAC News reported citing sources with the airport.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/5 17:38:30

NASA to launch rockets from northern Australia spaceport in 2020

The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has chosen northern Australia for its first-ever launch from a privately-owned site.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/1 13:59:24

NASA unveils 3 commercial lunar landers to bring payloads to Moon

The United States space agency NASA on Friday unveiled three lunar landers that will carry NASA science payloads to the Moon and pave the way for NASA astronauts to land ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/1 9:01:42

US, Chinese researchers transform graphene into semiconductor

US and Chinese researchers used a laser technique to transform graphene, a super thin material that is at least 100 times stronger than steel, into a semiconductor that may replace ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/31 8:46:35

Chinese scientists try to make fracking more effective, greener by replacing water with CO2

Chinese scientists demonstrated in a study that carbon dioxide could be a better fluid used in extracting resources like shale gas within rocks than water.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/31 8:35:47

Chinese scientists discover "seabed gardens" in Mariana Trench

Chinese scientists aboard research vessel KEXUE (Science) photographed several "seabed gardens" with colorful corals and sponges on Tuesday in a seamount of Mariana Trench, located in the western Pacific Ocean. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/29 16:51:12

China's Chang'e-4 probe resumes work for sixth lunar day

The lander and the rover of the Chang'e-4 probe have resumed work for the sixth lunar day on the far side of the moon after "sleeping" during the extremely cold ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/29 13:41:08