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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 plans to launch carrier rocket at sea

China plans to launch a Long March-11 carrier rocket at sea this year, which is expected to lower the cost of entering space.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/1 18:58:59

Chinese scientists develop new catalyst to turn CO2 into clean liquid fuel

Chinese researchers have developed a new catalyst to convert carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas, into methanol, widely considered a clean fuel for engines.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/1 11:03:01

Nuclear-oriented technologies play more important role in people's daily life

When it comes to putting nuclear technologies into practice, some citizens will associate them with terrible nuclear disasters, but the truth is daily life has been upgraded thanks to the ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/29 22:55:37

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 ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2019/4/29 21:01:22

China and Pakistan sign space exploration agreement

China and Pakistan signed a cooperation agreement on manned space missions, marking the cooperation between the two countries in space exploration entering a new phase, according to the China National ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/28 23:07:58

China develops unique heat-resistant material for hypersonic aircraft

Chinese scientists have developed a new heat-resistant material for hypersonic aircraft, as it can endure over 3,000 C from friction caused by a Mach 5-20 flight within the atmosphere.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/28 17:47:22

China's cosmic ray observatory starts scientific observation

An observatory for detecting cosmic rays in southwest China's Sichuan Province recently began scientific observation as it launched operation of its first set of detectors, scientists said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/28 13:22:06

New study reveals nearly 200,000 viral populations in Earth's oceans

A new research uncovered nearly 200,000 viral populations in Earth's oceans, about 12 times more than the number previously identified by scientists.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/27 15:48:57

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 ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2019/4/27 0:13:40

Newly-launched BeiDou satellite enters orbit

A newly-launched satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) entered its preset orbit Friday, according to Xi'an Satellite Control Center.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/26 21:03:24

China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins

China's Large High Altitude Air Shower Observatory (LHAASO), a cosmic ray detection facility located in the high mountains of Southwest China's Sichuan Province, has recently begun scientific observation of very ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/25 16:38:40

US congressional leaders query Google CEO on tracking database

Top US lawmakers on Tuesday wrote to Google's chief executive raising concerns about reports of a massive database known as Sensorvault that allegedly contains precise consumer location information from hundreds ...
Source: Reuters | 2019/4/24 18:18:41

Snap restarts user growth

Snap Inc's original shows and rebuilt Android app helped it add Snapchat users for the first time in three quarters and top analyst revenue forecasts, but that was not enough ...
Source: Reuters | 2019/4/24 18:18:40