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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 ...


Digital lenders lure unbanked Argentines

María Rosales, 39, is one of millions of less affluent Argentines locked out of the traditional financial sector. The former cruise ship worker lost her job in 2015 and has ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2019/4/13 0:28:39

China's Chang'e-4 probe switches to dormant mode

The lander and the rover of the Chang'e-4 probe switched to dormant mode for the lunar night on Friday, with the rover traveling an accumulated 178.9 meters on the far ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/12 17:39:32

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy completes first commercial launch

The world's most powerful operational rocket completed its first commercial launch on Thursday, bringing a Saudi Arabian telecommunications satellite into the orbit.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/12 14:24:33

Netizens inject joy into gravity of black hole

Astronomers with the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project unveiled the first-ever close-up photo of a black hole late on Wednesday, which swiftly ignited the passion of Chinese net users and ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/11 22:18:28

First image of a black hole captured: astronomers

Astronomers said here Wednesday that they captured the first image of a black hole, unveiling the first direct visual evidence of an unseeable cosmic object and its shadow.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/11 10:10:24

Chinese astronomers support capturing first-ever image of black hole

Chinese astronomers have made contributions to a global effort to capture the first-ever image of a supermassive black hole at the heart of the distant galaxy M87.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/10 22:29:50

First image of a black hole captured -- astronomers

Astronomers said Wednesday that they captured the first image of a black hole, unveiling the first direct visual evidence of an unseeable cosmic object and its shadow.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/10 21:11:55

China's lunar rover travels over 170 meters on moon's far side

China's lunar rover has driven 170.92 meters on the far side of the moon to conduct scientific exploration on the virgin territory.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/9 21:56:38

Chinese scientists discover infrared stealth material

Chinese scientists have found a material that can hide a hot object from heat-sensing infrared cameras, according to Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics (SINANO).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/9 13:55:08

Two astronauts complete third 6.5-hour spacewalk this year: NASA

Two flight engineers from the United States and Canada completed the third spacewalk of this year out of the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday to upgrade the space lab's ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/9 10:10:35

CAS: First ever black hole images in the final stage of 'printing'

Although black holes have been depicted in film and television works such as the 2014 movie "Interstellar," their true appearances are still a mystery.
Source: CGTN | 2019/4/8 15:15:30

China's software, IT service sector see stable revenue growth

The revenue of China's software and information technology (IT) service industry climbed 13.6 percent year-on-year in the first two months of the year.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/7 14:01:21

Sino-German hi-tech forum calls for enhancing bilateral cooperation

Hundreds of experts, officials and businessmen from China and Germany gathered here for the 4th Sino-German Hi-Tech Dialog Forum on Thursday to share thoughts on cooperation opportunities between the two ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/5 23:06:27