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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 ...


NASA spacecraft finds changes in Jupiter's magnetic field

Jupiter's internal magnetic field is changing over time, a phenomenon observed by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the first time outside of the Earth, the agency ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 17:08:58

Bio-imaging breakthrough developed by China-Australia collaboration

A China-Australia research collaboration has resulted in a revolutionary new imaging contrast agent, with the potential for doctors see more deeply and clearly inside the body than ever before as ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 12:40:22

German industry calls for significant gov't investments in space travel

The German government should spend significantly more money on space travel, according to a policy paper published by the Federation of German Industries (BDI) on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 8:43:37

Homegrown BeiDou system guarantees industry safety

The overall output value of China's satellite navigation and positioning services industry reached 301.6 billion yuan ($43 billion) in 2018, up 18.3 percent on a year-on-year basis, with the country's ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/21 19:28:40

126 agreements inked at 3rd World Intelligence Congress in Tianjin

A total of 126 agreements with an estimated investment of over 108 billion yuan (15.6 billion US dollars) was inked at the third World Intelligence Congress on Sunday, according to ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/20 13:58:48

Scientists discover residue of anthropogenic pollution in world's deepest trench

Chinese scientists have discovered the signature of bomb radiocarbon (C14) produced by thermonuclear tests in muscle tissues of shrimp taken from the world's deepest ocean trench.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/19 12:58:18

China to share primary health care experience during WHA: official

During the upcoming World Health Assembly (WHA), China will share its decades' experience and lessons in providing the people with primary health care service, which in its essence has centered ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/19 7:54:50

China launches new BeiDou navigation satellite

China sent a new satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) into space from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province at 11:48 p.m. Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/18 7:48:28

13 international teams compete in underwater robotics games in Tianjin

China's National University of Defense Technology excelled among a total of 13 underwater robot teams from China, the United States, Japan and Australia that competed in the World Intelligence Underwater ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/17 14:36:39

Chinese lunar rover's "lucky" find could unlock secrets of moon & earth

China's Yutu-2, the first rover on the far side of the moon, has found materials from deep inside the moon that could help unravel the mystery of the lunar mantle ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 13:20:36

World Intelligence Driving Challenge held in China's Tianjin

More than 80 self-driving vehicle teams from home and abroad are participating in the third World Intelligence Driving Challenge from Wednesday to Saturday in north China's Tianjin Municipality, according to ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/15 17:41:19

Chinese researchers develop new catalyst for producing hydrogen

A Chinese research team has developed a low-cost catalyst that can help generate hydrogen from water by simulating photosynthesis, a finding expected to drastically reduce the cost of hydrogen power. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/15 17:32:30

Chinese scientists identify rare amber encasing ancient sea animal

An international group led by Chinese scientists identified the first known amber encasing an ancient sea animal called ammonite about 100 million years ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/15 15:11:01