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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 to further promote space cooperation for UN sustainable development

China will further promote international space cooperation to make concrete contributions to the realization of sustainable development goals set by the United Nations, a senior official with the China National ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/24 18:15:50

China's planned space station to support hundreds of experiments

Science facilities on China's planned Tiangong space station could support hundreds of space research projects after it's completed in 2022.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/24 12:35:06

NASA's InSight lander detects 1st likely marsquake

NASA's Mars InSight lander has measured and recorded for the first time ever a likely "marsquake," said a release of NASA on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/24 12:28:27

World's first malaria vaccine launched in Africa: WHO

The world's first and only malaria vaccine was launched in the African country of Malawi on Tuesday, as part of a landmark pilot program hoping to protect, in particular, hundreds ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/24 8:25:47

China's LinkSpace successfully launches reusable rocket to a new height

China's private rocket company LinkSpace successfully launched a reusable rocket in east China's Shandong Province on Friday. The RLV-T5 rocket flew to a height of 40 meters and then safely ...
Source: CGTN | 2019/4/21 11:26:26

China launches new BeiDou 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 10:41 p.m. Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 8:17:47

Chinese scientists find cheaper way to make hydrogen fuel

Chinese scientists have found a cheaper way to produce hydrogen energy by developing a new catalyst.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 8:16:38

China invites world scientists to explore asteroid, comet together

China on Thursday unveiled its plan to explore an asteroid and a comet, inviting scientists around the world to participate in the program.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 13:53:28

China opens Chang'e-6 mission for international payloads

China announced the cooperation plan for its future Chang'e-6 mission, offering to carry a total of 20-kg solicited payloads, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/18 20:07:11

Chinese scientists use rice straw to desalinate seawater

Chinese scientists have developed an innovative desalination technology that uses rice straw and sunlight for clean water production.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/18 15:42:44

China to enhance international space cooperation

China will promote aerospace development, strengthen international cooperation and contribute Chinese wisdom, plans and strength in man's peaceful utilization of outer space, said an official with China National Space Administration ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/17 18:49:45

Chinese researchers develop new method to repair meniscus

Chinese researchers have used a new tissue engineering method to build artificial meniscus that better mimic native ones.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/17 7:47:40

Israeli spacecraft crashes during moon landing

An Israeli spacecraft crashed on the moon Thursday evening during final touchdown, as its main engine stopped working.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/13 9:07:48