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By Global Times | 2022/9/26 0:06:47
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  • International group makes fast radio burst discovery using China's FAST telescope

    Chinese and US astronomers have recently filmed for the first time the magnetic field changes in the surrounding environment just one astronomical unit away from the center of the fast radio burst (FRB) located outside the Milky Way using the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST).

    By Global Times | 2022/9/23 1:16:17
  • Large amount of liquid water activity existed on Mars 1b yrs ago, found 1st mission

    The latest batch of scientific research results released by China's first Mars exploration mission show that a large amount of liquid water activity once existed in the landing zone of Zhurong, China's first Mars rover, about one billion years ago. According to the China National Space Administration (CNSA), as of Thursday, the Tianwen-1 Mars probe has been in orbit for more than 780 days, travelling a total of 1,921 meters, completing the established scientific exploration tasks and acquiring 1,480 gigabyte (GB) of raw scientific exploration data, China Central Television reported on Sunday.

    By Cui Fandi | 2022/9/18 14:43:29
  • Chinese scientists discover new findings from Chang'e-5 samples, provide new insights into lunar volcanic activity

    Scientists with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have conducted more studies and research into lunar samples from the Chang'e-5 robotic mission, which revealed the basalt thickness at its landing region and they estimated that the region has experienced volcanic eruptions at least four times, according to a recent article published on the CAS website.

    By Global Times | 2022/9/16 1:50:28
  • Pacific Island Countries agree to strengthen coordination with China on climate change ahead of COP27

    China is willing to work with Pacific Island Countries (PICs) to make COP27 a conference themed on climate change action and will provide more support to PICs in tackling climate change, Chinese representatives said during the China-Pacific Island Countries dialogue and exchange meeting on climate change, which was held in Beijing on Wednesday.

    By Liu Caiyu | 2022/9/15 1:34:59
  • China conducts first flight test for domestically developed reusable liquid rocket engine

    China's aerospace technology researchers announced Tuesday that for the first time the country has conducted a verification flight test on a domestically developed reusable liquid oxygen kerosene engine. The successful maiden flight test marks a major breakthrough in engine reusability development, the Global Times learned from the developers.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2022/9/14 0:42:40
  • China launches Zhongxing-1E via longest member in Long March family, to provide high quality communication, television services

    China successfully launched the Zhongxing-1E satellite into preset orbit via a Long March-7A carrier rocket – the tallest member of the country's Long March rocket family – from the Wenchang Space Launch Site in South China's Hainan Province on Tuesday evening.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2022/9/13 21:58:20
  • China's Phase-4 lunar probe mission approved by state, expected to build basic structure for Intl Lunar Research Station

    China's Phase-4 lunar probe mission, consisting of the Chang'e-6, -7, and -8 to be carried out successively in 10 years, has obtained state approval and is proceeding smoothly, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced on Saturday. The mission is hoping to explore the Moon's South Pole region and build a basic structure of the International Lunar Research Station (ILRS).

    By Global Times | 2022/9/10 22:41:00
  • China marks a milestone in new-gen heavy-duty rocket devt with successful engine test

    China has successfully conducted a whole-craft running test for its 25 ton-level closed expander cycle hydrogen-oxygen rocket engine for the first time recently, which its developers claimed marked the world's largest scale testing for the kind and a key technology breakthrough for the country's development of the new-generation super heavy-lift launch vehicle.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/9/6 20:39:04
  • Sinovac making progress with Omicron-specific vaccine

    Chinese vaccine manufacturer Sinovac said it is expecting to submit safety and immunogenicity data from the clinical trials for its Omicron-specific candidate to related national authorities and apply for emergency use, the Global Times learned from the company on Monday.

    By Leng Shumei | 2022/9/6 1:25:51
  • As US scrubs Artemis launch for 2nd time, Chinese analysts slam highly politicized program

    US space agency NASA has been forced to put on hold the launch of the inaugural mission of its ambitious Artemis program for the second time within a week, after the launch team failed to resolve a liquid hydrogen leak despite various troubleshooting procedures ahead of the launch window on Saturday afternoon local time, in what space analysts call a "disappointing but unsurprising" development.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2022/9/4 19:33:53
  • Easier, safer, brighter -- new equipment support Chinese spacewalkers

    When the hatch to the exterior airlock cabin opened, two Shenzhou-14 crew members poked their heads out into the void in their white spacesuits, and several tools began supporting the Chinese spacewalkers.

    By Agencies | 2022/9/4 14:57:48
  • Shenzhou-14 crew completes 1st spacewalk mission; China's extravehicular tech 'more mature and task-oriented'

    Having moved into China's space home for nearly three months, the Shenzhou-14 crew smoothly conducted its first extravehicular activity on Thursday, the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) said. The entire process took about six hours, and it was the first time that taikonauts ventured out through the airlock cabin in the Wentian lab module, which just arrived at the space station about a month ago.

    By Fan Anqi and Wan Lin | 2022/9/2 0:08:02
  • Scientists identify new gene behind rare blood disease

    Chinese scientists have identified a new gene, the deficiency of which may lead to a rare, life-threatening blood disease called hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH).

    By Agencies | 2022/8/31 18:41:06
  • China's Sun-probing satellite achieves 5 historic 'firsts,' data shared globally: developer

    China's first solar probing satellite released its observation results in Beijing on Tuesday, setting five "world's firsts" which are of great significance to solar exploration missions and will boost China's influence in the field of space science. Since its launch in October 2021, the satellite has collected and transmitted some 50 terabits (Tb) of observation data and 300 Tb of scientific data, all of it open for world players to share, and these observations have already been widely applied by scholars in the US, France and Germany, the Global Times learned from the project developer.

    By Fan Anqi, Wan Lin and Deng Xiaoci | 2022/8/30 21:51:59
  • China's top space contractor CASC reveals new launch vehicle able to send Chinese to Moon by around 2030

    China's new-generation manned rocket, which is currently under development, will possess the capability to send taikonauts to the Moon by around 2030, Global Times has learned from China's state-owned space giant China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC).

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2022/8/21 19:48:13
  • Southern China was an ocean connected to NW China's arid Tarim Basin 438m years ago: Chinese paleontologists

    Chinese paleontologists analyzed fish fossils left in ancient stratums and found that the Yangtze River basin in southern China was ocean some 438 million years ago that connected the region to the Tarim Basin which now lies in China's arid northwest.

    By Zhang Han | 2022/7/29 3:05:43
  • China's largest solid propellant rocket makes maiden flight, sending six satellites into orbit

    ZK-1 solid propellent rocket made its successful maiden flight from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on Wednesday, sending six satellites into preset orbit.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2022/7/27 12:42:57
  • China's space program eyes peaceful cooperation, contribution to human progress despite US smears of militarization

    A recent report by US magazine The National Interest demonized China's achievements in space by interpreting China's space exploration missions, including the lunar program and manned spaceflight, as "threats to US leadership in space" and a "detriment to US national security." This report is just the tip of iceberg in the US' sustained attempts to suppress and discredit China's space program. The US has also published military reports that incorrectly describe China's military capabilities in space, with the new NASA chief personally slandering China's space achievements, to promote the mindset of a new Cold War in space and the "China threat" theory. But facts show that the US is the biggest threat in space with its space hegemony based on its technological advantages. Meanwhile, China sees space as a new field to expand international cooperation while sharing its achievements with other countries by providing them with opportunities to make use of space resources.

    By Fan Wei, Liu Xuanzun and Cao Siqi | 2022/7/24 23:05:28
  • Shenzhou-14 crew receives 1st lab module Wentian at China Space Station, verifying country's ability to assemble ultra-large spacecraft in orbit

    Some 13 hours after the launch from the tropical island of South China's Hainan Province, China's Wentian lab module successfully arrived at the China Space Station in the early hours on Monday and docked with the Tianhe core cabin, marking the country's first time that two 20-ton spacecraft have completed docking maneuver in orbit.

    By Fan Anqi in Wenchang | 2022/7/25 4:13:23
  • New record for horizontal drilling tech set in Xizang hydropower project

    A new record for horizontal drilling technology under complex geological conditions was set by a Chinese hydropower company on Wednesday, with the termination depth reaching as deep as 775.6 meters below the ground. In an ultra-deep horizontal drilling task undertaken by the Power China Chengdu Engineering Corporation in a large-scale hydropower project in Southwest China's Xizang (Tibet) Autonomous Region, the company set a new record of 775.6 meters for horizontal drilling technology under complex geological conditions in the hydropower industry.

    By Global Times | 2022/7/21 23:23:29
  • Rare large 'red mountain' discovered in Hoh Xil

    A Chinese expedition recently discovered a large "red mountain" in Hoh Xil, Northwest China's Qinghai Province, which could be dated back to the late Cretaceous or Paleogene period between 70 and 30 million years ago.

    By Global Times | 2022/7/19 0:07:20
  • First lab module for China Space Station rolled out to launch pad, expected to be launched soon

    The combination of China's space station lab module Wentian and the Long March-5B Y3 carrier rocket has been transferred to a launch pad, the Global Times learned from the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) on Monday, which revealed that it will be launched at an appropriate time in the near future. A slew of pre-launch function checks and joint tests will be carried out in the following days, the CMSA noted. The logo for this launch mission has also been released on the same day.

    By Fan Anqi | 2022/7/18 21:54:52
  • China begins construction on world's most far-reaching radar system, to boost defense against near-Earth asteroid impact

    In a move to play increasingly role in global efforts to safeguard Planet Earth, China has recently begun constructing a new high-definition deep-space active observation facility in the country's southwest Chongqing municipality, with goals including boosting its defense capability against near-Earth asteroid as well as sensing capability for the Earth-Moon system.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2022/7/10 22:13:07
  • Chinese scientists make significant breakthrough in hyperfine wind observation with coherent Doppler wind LIDAR

    Chinese scientists have recently made a significant breakthrough in the hyperfine wind observation with coherent Doppler wind LIDAR, demonstrating for the first time in the world the high spatial and temporal resolutions of 3 meters and 0.1 seconds respectively.

    By Global Times | 2022/7/7 3:31:41
  • Chinese and Australian astronomers make history discovering direct evidence for common envelope evolution

    Chinese and Australian astronomers have jointly discovered a binary system that has just experienced a common envelope ejection, the first time in history to have found direct observational evidence for the key process of common envelope evolution, said a study published at a peer-reviewed scientific journal on Thursday, the Global Times learned from the Yunnan Observatories of Chinese Academy of Sciences (YNO).

    By Deng Xiaoci and Fan Anqi | 2022/7/7 0:15:05
  • China unfolds deorbiting sail for in-orbit spacecraft

    China has made new strides forward in managing space junk, as it has successfully unfolded a 25-square-meter deorbiting sail in-orbit for the payload capsule of a recently launched rocket. This marked the first time in the world a deorbiting sail system has been deployed in such a way, the Global Times learned from the system developers on Tuesday.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2022/7/6 2:03:56
  • Chinese scientists find high-pressure minerals in Chang'e-5 samples for the first time

    Chinese scientists found for the first time high-pressure minerals in the lunar regolith samples brought back by the Chang'e-5 lunar probe. The discovery provides important evidence of the presence of impact ejecta near the craters in the sampling area of Chang'e-5, which was previously determined through the analysis of remote sensing data.

    By Global Times | 2022/6/21 23:09:33
  • China's radio telescope detects first persistently active repeating fast radio burst from 3b light years away

    An international team led by Chinese scientists discovered and located the first persistently active repeating fast radio burst (FRB) with the help of the world's largest radio telescope, China's Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), which indicated the evolution of FRBs and may help scientists understand the origin of the brightest radio waves emanating from billions of light years outside the galaxy.

    By Zhang Hui | 2022/6/8 23:19:53
  • Shenzhou-14 crew moves into Tianhe, kicking off 'most complicated' manned space mission to date

    China's Tianhe space station core module and Tianzhou-3, -4 cargo spacecraft combination has received a new crew of taikonauts, some 10 hours after the mission was launched from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China's Gansu Province on Sunday.

    By Deng Xiaoci and Fan Anqi | 2022/6/5 21:01:16
  • China's Shenzhou-14 crewed spaceship successfully docks with Tianhe space station core module

    China's Shenzhou-14 crewed spaceship successfully docks with Tianhe space station core module

    By Global Times | 2022/6/5 18:05:43
  • BRICS countries establish joint commission on space cooperation

    A joint commission on space cooperation of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) was established, kicking off a new chapter of joint observation and data sharing of remote sensing satellites among the five member states, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced on Wednesday.

    By Fan Anqi | 2022/5/25 23:49:36
  • Chinese aerospace experts slam NASA's chief for 'ridiculous and outrageous' allegations of 'stealing' technology

    Chinese aerospace experts on Thursday slammed NASA's Administrator Bill Nelson for his "ridiculous" and "outrageous" remarks after the senior official alleged that China is "good at stealing" American designs in a "space race."

    By Cao Siqi and Fan Wei | 2022/5/19 23:09:55
  • World's first intelligent unmanned ship launched in South China

    The world's first ship with an intelligent unmanned system was launched in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province on Wednesday.

    By Global Times | 2022/5/18 21:44:58
  • First clinical study of China's antiviral oral drug against Omicron published

    The first clinic research of China's antiviral oral drug against SARS-CoV-2, VV116, was published on Tuesday. The study shows the drug can effectively treat patients infected with the Omicron variant with mild symptoms in early stages.

    By Global Times | 2022/5/18 11:28:31
  • Astronomers unveil first image of black hole at the heart of the Milky Way

    The first image of the supermassive black hole at the heart of the Milky Way was unveiled on Thursday thanks to the efforts of astronomers from around the world, including 17 from China.

    By Global Times | 2022/5/13 2:08:25
  • China's Zhurong rover finds evidence of water on Mars: researchers

    Chinese researchers have detected water-bearing minerals on Mars by analyzing data collected by the country's Zhurong rover that is currently trekking on the surface on the Red Planet.

    By Global Times | 2022/5/12 16:26:57
  • Tianzhou-4 carries out fast rendezvous and docking with Tianhe core module, kicking off construction of China's Space Station

    As this year's first supply run for the construction of China's space station, the Tianzhou-4 cargo spacecraft successfully carried out a fast rendezvous and docking with the Tianhe core module on Tuesday morning.

    By Fan Anqi | 2022/5/10 9:10:24
  • China launches Tianzhou-4 cargo resupply mission to help build space station

    Tasked to ferry supplies for the following Shenzhou-14 manned spaceflight mission and materials for the in-orbit assembly of China Space Station, Tianzhou-4 cargo spacecraft riding atop the Long March-7 Y5 carrier rocket took off from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in South China's tropical island province of Hainan on Tuesday early morning around 1:56 am.

    By Deng Xiaoci and Fan Anqi | 2022/5/10 1:57:55
  • Chinese research team designs new COVID-19 vaccine shown to be effective against Omicron

    A Chinese research team has adopted a new strategy to design a new COVID-19 vaccine that has shown to be highly effective in mice and macaques against infections by Delta and Omicron strains.

    By Global Times | 2022/4/28 1:45:05
  • China marks 7th Space Day amid busy mission schedule

    Having bagged numerous milestones in the space sector in 2021 and in the middle of a busy schedule for China's space station construction missions, China kick-started its annual Space Day of China celebrations themed “Space inspires dreams” on Sunday in South China's tropical island province of Hainan, home to Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site, known as the home port of space station launch missions.

    By Deng Xiaoci and Fan Anqi | 2022/4/24 20:57:48
  • China to build asteroid monitoring & defense system, to conduct tests as early as 2025

    China is planning on building an asteroid monitoring and defense system, and plans to carry out a technical experiment as early as 2025 on a threatening asteroid by closely tracking and attacking it to change its orbit, China National Space Administration (CNSA) deputy head Wu Yanhua disclosed on this year's Space Day of China, which fell on Sunday.

    By Fan Anqi | 2022/4/24 18:44:44
  • Global 'immunization gap' still exists despite growing vaccine production: Boao Forum

    Despite the fact that production of COVID-19 vaccines has expanded vigorously around the world, many countries still have an urgent need. The key issues to be addressed currently are vaccine accessibility and affordability, areas where China has done a good job and has become a leader in the world by committing to make vaccines a global public good, experts said at a panel themed "Narrowing the Vaccine Gap" at the 2022 Boao Forum for Asia on Wednesday.

    By Zhao Juecheng and Fan Anqi | 2022/4/20 23:04:26
  • Chinese scientists analyze record low Antarctic sea-ice extent since 1978

    A new study reported record low Antarctic sea-ice extent in February, showing for the first time the sea-ice extent in the Antarctic shrank to below 2 million square kilometers since 1978, the launch of satellite observations of the poles.

    By Zhang Hui | 2022/4/19 21:35:18
  • Update: Shenzhou-13 separates from Tianhe core module, to bring 3 taikonauts to Earth in 8 hours

    As Zhai Zhigang, Wang Yaping and Ye Guangfu, crew of the Shenzhou-13 mission, have completed exactly 180 days working and living inside China's orbiting Tianhe space station core module on Thursday, many are counting the hours for their glorious return to Earth after a six-month mission, the longest in the country's aerospace history.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/4/14 23:24:39
  • Former NASA astronauts, Elon Musk invited to Tiangong Q&A Session with US students for 'legendary experiences and special roles'

    Members of the American space community, including former NASA astronauts, were invited by the Chinese Embassy in the US to a space Q&A session on Saturday. During the event, three Chinese taikonauts connected with US students to answer their questions and make demonstrations in space.

    By Fan Wei | 2022/4/12 0:08:10
  • Highly efficient auto throat swab robots introduced for COVID-19 tests

    Automatic throat swab robots have been launched in China to collect samples in COVID-19 testing, with reasonable sampling accuracy and efficiency. The developers said that they have gotten inquiries from several Chinese cities such as Omicron-hit Shanghai, and the robots could replace humans in this process in the future.

    By Zhang Changyue | 2022/3/31 22:01:10
  • China's Shenzhou-13 crew to return to Earth by mid-April, preparation underway: CMSA

    China's Shenzhou-13 crew to return to Earth by mid-April, preparation underway: CMSA

    By Global Times | 2022/3/31 18:58:06
  • Tianzhou-2 cargo spacecraft re-enters atmosphere, most parts burnt up: CMSA

    With the precise control and close monitoring of ground controllers, China's Tianzhou-2 cargo spacecraft made its re-entry to Earth's atmosphere at 6:40 pm on Thursday after detaching from the Tianhe space station core module earlier this week, the Global Times learned from the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA).

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2022/3/31 18:55:53
  • Fossil found on edge of the roof of the world reveals an owl active during the day 6 million years ago

    A species of diurnal owls was identified from a piece of fossil found on northeastern edge of Qinghai-Xizang Plateau in China, giving clues on how the diurnal birds evolved in the mostly nocturnal species.

    By Zhang Han | 2022/3/29 23:46:12
  • China's new rocket makes successful maiden flight

    Long March-6A, China's new-generation medium-sized launch vehicle, conducted a successful maiden flight at 5:50 pm on Tuesday from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in North China's Shanxi Province, sending two satellites into preset orbits.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2022/3/29 18:21:19
  • China determines over 40 elements in Chang'e-5 lunar samples, 'significant for Moon formation studies'

    China has determined more than 40 chemical elements in the lunar soil samples brought back by the Chang'e-5 mission with nuclear technology, a scientist team revealed on Sunday. The discovery will serve as an important reference for the study of the formation and evolution of the Moon and will also boost the utilization of lunar resources, experts said.

    By Fan Anqi | 2022/3/27 17:51:50
  • Research from China's LAMOST suggests Milky Way is older than believed

    Based on monitoring data collected by China's Large Sky Area Multi-Object Fiber Spectroscopic Telescope (LAMOST) and European Space Agency (ESA) Gaia Mission, astronomers have obtained the most accurate information so far concerning large samples of stellar ages, and their work suggests that the Milky Way is older than has long been believed.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2022/3/24 20:33:36
  • Live from space, Shenzhou-13 taikonauts deliver 2nd Tiangong class

    The Shenzhou-13 taikonauts successfully delivered a second live session of the Tiangong classroom lecture series from China's Tianhe space station core module some 400 kilometers above Earth on Wednesday, and this time students from the Xinjiang Uygur and Xizang autonomous regions joined the interesting space-Earth interaction.

    By Deng Xiaoci and Fan Anqi | 2022/3/23 20:19:03
  • Chinese human genetic resources to be banned for use abroad: Ministry of Science and Technology

    Chinese human genetic resources will be banned for use abroad, China's Ministry of Science and Technology stipulated in its draft rules for the implementation of the regulations on the management of human genetic resources. The proposal was released on Tuesday for public consultation.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/23 0:12:24
  • China completes engine tests for Long March-5B Y4, marching toward space station lab module launch

    China has successfully completed final tests on the last set of high-thrust hydrogen-oxygen engines that will power the Long March-5B Y4 carrier rocket to ferry the country's space station Mengtian laboratory module into orbit, the Global Times learned from project insiders on Tuesday.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2022/3/22 21:07:45
  • General public may have chance to visit space station in coming decade: China's first astronaut

    With the development of space tours during the 14th Five-Year Plan period, the general public in China may have a chance to visit the country's space station in the next decade, revealed China's first astronaut Yang Liwei, China's, a month before the Shenzhou-13 crew wrap up their epic six-month stay in their space home.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/7 14:37:04
  • China plans to retrieve samples from Mars by 2030, study the edge of solar system

    China plans to retrieve samples from Mars by 2030, said Wu Weiren, chief designer of China's lunar exploration program and member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC). China will also study plans for exploration of the boundaries of the solar system, Wu noted.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/7 0:08:54
  • China to send six taikonauts in two batches to its space station in 2022: chief designer of manned space program

    China to send six taikonauts in two batches to space this year: chief designer of manned space program

    By Global Times | 2022/3/4 14:46:33
  • Beijing Winter Olympic Games using refrigeration with 65% reduction in global warming potential

    To help with holding a “green” Winter Olympic Games, the refrigerant used in ice hockey and curling venues provides a 65 percent reduction in global warming potential (GWP) in a cost-effective and energy efficient way, the manufacturer of the refrigerant told the Global Times on Friday.

    By Global Times | 2022/2/18 20:52:11
  • China approves 10 national-data center clusters for greater computing power

    Multiple Chinese authorities including the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the country's top economic planner, will start the construction of computing centers in multiple provinces and regions across China while planning a total of ten national data center clusters across the nation, an official from the NDRC said on Thursday.

    By Global Times | 2022/2/17 22:09:09
  • Chinese major rocket maker envisions reusable Mars Express

    Postgraduates of China's largest developer and producer of carrier rockets the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT) have envisioned a reusable transport system that will commute between a future space station in the Mars orbit and the outpost facility on the surface of the Red Planet.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2022/2/17 21:36:17
  • China's space station to realize first combined flight with six spacecrafts in 2022: blue paper

    China will realize three firsts in its space station mission in yet another ambitious aerospace year with more than 50 scheduled launches. The country will achieve the first combined flight of six spacecrafts, the first six-month-stay of taikonauts, and the first time for two crews to stay in orbit simultaneously, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) announced in a blue paper released on Wednesday.

    By Global Times | 2022/2/9 23:31:35
  • Beijing 2022 sees largest use of hydrogen-powered vehicles in Olympic history

    More than 1,200 hydrogen-powered vehicles are being used in the three competition zones of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, marking the largest demonstration of such vehicles in the history of the Olympics, according to a hydrogen energy institute in Zhangjiakou.

    By Zhang Hui in Zhangjiakou | 2022/2/9 22:00:06
  • China mulls regulations for deep synthesis technology

    The Cyberspace Administration of China (GAC) is mulling regulations for deep synthesis technology in China, in order to protect people's legitimate rights and interests.

    By Global Times | 2022/1/28 23:29:02
  • China details future space ambition in white paper, calls for formulating UN-centered space rules

    With 207 orbital launches in the past five years, China's space industry has expanded to new horizons in the starry ocean of the vast cosmos, a newly released white paper on the country's space plans showed.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2022/1/28 20:36:50
  • Following 'extremely dangerous rendezvous' between Russian space debris and Chinese satellite, Chinese expert says it's possible the two get closer again

    The Space Debris Monitoring and Application Center of the China National Space Administration sent out a warning on an extremely dangerous rendezvous on Tuesday between the Tsinghua Science satellite and Russia's Cosmos 1408 debris. An expert on space debris told the Global Times on Wednesday that the data released showed that there was a high chance of collision between the debris and the satellite on Tuesday.

    By Fan Wei | 2022/1/20 0:59:40
  • 'First liquid rocket' built by Chinese private firm eyes 2022 maiden flight

    Zhuque-2, a new methane-liquid oxygen fueled rocket built by Chinese private company Landspace which is believed to be the strongest rocket developed by a Chinese private-sector company, is set to make its maiden flight this year, sources with the Beijing-based company told the Global Times on Wednesday.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2022/1/19 20:55:51
  • China launches first satellite amid COVID-19 outbreaks, refuting doubts over the country's yearly plan

    Staff at the Xi'an Satellite Control Center successfully launched a new satellite, China's first in 2022, refuting doubts over the Chinese aerospace industry's 2022 schedule amid outbreaks of COVID-19 throughout the country.

    By Fan Wei | 2022/1/19 1:03:27
  • World's largest pile-driving barge with Beidou system delivered in E.China

    The domestically designed and built, world's largest 140-meter-class pile-driving barge Yihang Jinzhuang, equipped with the Beidou Satellite Navigation System, was delivered in Nantong, East China's Jiangsu Province last Friday.

    By Zhao Hanqing and Du Qiongfang | 2022/1/9 22:03:47
  • Chang'e-5 in-situ data proves presence of water on moon

    Data acquired by the lander of China's Chang'e-5 lunar probe has provided the first-ever evidence of the in-situ detection of water on the moon, indicating that there is as much as 120 parts per million of water (as hydroxyl and/or H2O) in the lunar regolith. Space analysts said Sunday that this fresh discovery of a key resource on the moon is great news for humanity's endeavor to build and operate research stations and even migration to Mars.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2022/1/9 20:56:12
  • Exclusive: China, Russia to sign new 5-year space cooperation program, build intl lunar station by 2035: Roscosmos

    China and Russia will sign a new space Cooperation Program for 2023-2027 next year, which will include a plan to create an open and inclusive International Lunar Research Station (ILRS) by 2035, Russia's national space agency Roscosmos told the Global Times in an exclusive interview.

    By Deng Xiaoci and Fan Anqi | 2021/12/29 21:22:25
  • China is developing a heavy carrier rocket able to launch a 150-ton spacecraft: CNSA deputy head

    China is developing a heavy carrier rocket that can launch spacecrafts as heavy as 150 tons, the same as the Tiangong space station, Wu Yanhua, deputy head of China's National Space Administration (CNSA), told China Central Television on Monday.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/28 1:27:39
  • Update: Shenzhou-13 crew delivers 2nd spacewalk

    Shenzhou-13 spaceflight mission commander Zhai Zhigang and the youngest member of the crew, Ye Guangfu, safely returned to China's Tianhe space station core module at 0:55 am Monday, Beijing time, after a smooth spacewalk that lasted for about six hours, according to an official release by the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA).

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2021/12/26 19:58:56
  • Shenzhou-13 taikonauts conduct second extravehicular activities

    Shenzhou-13 taikonauts are conducting second extravehicular activities on Sunday, according to China Manned Space Engineering Office. 

    By CGTN | 2021/12/26 18:51:00
  • The best-preserved dinosaur embryo ever discovered has been found in China

    A dinosaur embryo perfectly preserved inside a fossil egg, the most complete specimen ever recorded in scientific studies, was found in China according to research by an international team of scientists.

    By Cao Siqi and Du Qiongfang | 2021/12/22 2:03:20
  • Chinese institute to form virtual space collaborative editing platform based on metaverse

    The Beijing Institute of Electronic Engineering will form a virtual space collaborative editing platform for combat mission design, based on new virtual environment interaction concepts such as metaverse and virtual twin, in order to provide a technical basis for multi-player collaborative scene editing for military training and other applications, according to a military requirement announcement released by the institution, the Securities Times reported on Wednesday.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/16 0:43:25
  • China confident in curbing Omicron as vaccine firms sprint for breakthroughs

    Vaccine producers and research institutes in China, including the country's two leading manufacturers Sinopharm and Sinovac, as well as researchers at the University of Hong Kong, said they are making major progress in studying the Omicron variant, merely half a month after the WHO defined the new mutant as “a variant of concern.”

    By Fan Anqi, Du Qiongfang and Leng Shumei | 2021/12/12 21:00:42
  • China's Long March family accomplishes 4th 100 launches with unprecedented speed

    With an unprecedented speed, China's indigenous Long March rocket family has recently accomplished its fourth 100 launches with 33 months, manifesting high frequency space launch missions by the series has become a new normal and the rapid growth of the country's comprehensive strength and advancement of its science and technology, developers and industry analysts hailed on Sunday.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2021/12/12 19:29:08
  • China, Arab States ink new action plan over BDS cooperation

    China and Arab States will jointly implement at least five pilot projects based on China's domestically developed BeiDou, or BDS (GNSS) technology, in key application domains from 2022 to 2023, according to a latest action plan signed by both sides at the Third China-Arab States BDS Cooperation Forum on Wednesday.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2021/12/9 3:26:53
  • China approves first home-developed therapy against COVID-19

    Two medications were approved for market use by China's top medicine regulator on Wednesday, marking an important step in the country's efforts in the race against time to fight the COVID-19 epidemic.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/9 2:03:48
  • Chinese scientists develop simulations of COVID-19 infection to assist therapy and vaccine research

    Chinese scientists developed two simulations of a human body infected with COVID-19 to assist future research on precision therapy and the testing of efficacy and safety of vaccines and drugs.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/9 0:43:10
  • China's largest comprehensive scientific research training vessel to make maiden voyage to South China Sea

    Zhongshan, China's comprehensive scientific research training vessel with the largest displacement and the most advanced technological equipment, will make its maiden voyage to South China Sea on Sunday.

    By Global Times | 2021/11/23 16:56:37
  • China-Russia Consortium space weather center established in Beijing to enhance intl influence

    The China-Russia Consortium (CRC) space weather center was established in Beijing on Tuesday, a move to accelerate the development of meteorological services for international civil aviation and enhance China's international influence in the sector, according to the China Meteorological Administration (CMA).

    By Global Times | 2021/11/17 2:18:32
  • Chinese private rocket firm iSpace completes investigation into latest unsuccessful launch

    Chinese private rocket firm iSpace announced that it has completed an investigation into its rocket launch failure on August 3, adding that it will ramp up efforts in management and technology improvement, the Global Times learned from the firm on Tuesday.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2021/11/16 20:11:50
  • Teamwork of manned and unmanned submersibles marks China's major strides in deep-sea exploration

    China has delivered a successful coordinated deep-sea exploration trial with the country's unmanned submersible Haidou-1 and the manned Fendouzhe, or Striver, marking major strides from "entering" to "expediting" in the field.

    By Global Times | 2021/11/14 20:21:47
  • Tianwen-1 Mars probe enters final mission of global remote sensing

    China's first interplanetary probe mission has come to its final stage of global remote-sensing exploration of the Red Planet after the Tianwen-1 orbiter successfully completed its fifth brake and entered a new mission orbit automatically late Monday, according to project insiders on Tuesday.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2021/11/9 20:15:04
  • First China-made ECMO devices successfully applied in clinic with good effect

    The China-made ECMO devices have been successfully applied in clinics with good effect, announced the First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University on Monday, saying this has broken the monopoly of foreign products in this medical field and achieved a breakthrough in the independent development of domestic major medical devices.

    By Global Times | 2021/11/9 11:54:00
  • World-renowned scientists share latest findings in Beijing

    On Saturday in Beijing, leading scientists shared their latest findings and cutting-edge global technology updates, which are set to push the boundaries of human imagination and could also have implications for everyday life.

    By Global Times | 2021/11/8 23:34:31
  • Netizens excited and moved with spacewalk by Taikonauts Wang Yaping and Zhai Zhigang

    As the heroes of the Shenzhou-13 crew are setting a new national milestones in space, the Chinese public is overwhelmed with excitement and emotion. On late Sunday night, Chinese netizens expressed their congratulations and admiration to spacewalking taikonauts, Zhai Zhigang and Wang Yaping.

    By Global Times | 2021/11/7 23:44:14
  • China rolls out largest integrally formed propellant tank bottom of new launch vehicle

    China rolled out the largest integrally formed propellant tank bottom of the new launch vehicle in the country, which was built using new spinning technology developed by the Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology (SAST) with a diameter of 3.8 meters, The Paper published on Tuesday.

    By Global Times | 2021/11/3 1:05:44
  • China's Mars rover to perform a radio test with ESA's Mars Express after its survival of solar outage

    The Chinese Zhurong Mars rover will perform a radio test with the Mars Express of the European Space Agency (ESA) next month after it survived the almost one-month solar outage.

    By Global Times | 2021/10/29 3:07:28
  • China successfully tests 500-ton solid rocket engine

    Closely following the heart-stopping and spectacular launch of the Shenzhou-13 manned spacecraft on Saturday, China has made another breakthrough in its aerospace technology, as researchers at the Academy of Aerospace Solid Propulsion Technology (AASPT) announced on Tuesday they conducted a successful running test of a domestically developed solid rocket engine, with a thrust of more than 500 tons, in Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, setting a world record in the field,

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2021/10/19 19:49:10
  • Shenzhou-14 on standby, can lift off in 8.5 days if Shenzhou-13 taikonauts need rescue

    Prioritizing the lives of the Shenzhou-13 crew, China has placed the Shenzhou-14 manned spacecraft and Long March-2F Y14 rocket in position for an emergency response. If an emergency occurs, the Shenzhou-14 would conduct a space rescue of the Shenzhou-13 taikonauts as soon as eight and a half days, the Global Times learned from the country's manned space project insiders on Monday.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2021/10/18 20:10:19
  • Renowned virologist calls for shifting attention to finding SARS-CoV-2 origins in Southeast Asia

    The SARS-CoV-2 is not manmade and it is highly likely that the virus did not originate in the place that saw the first coronavirus outbreak, said a renowned virologist suggesting that resources should be mostly invested in looking for the origins in Southeast Asia.

    By Global Times | 2021/10/18 0:02:59
  • Shenzhou-13 crew member Wang Yaping to conduct spacewalks, inspiring women on Earth

    With the unveiling of the crew of three taikonauts of the Shenzhou-13 spacecraft that will fly to China's space station on early Saturday, Chinese netizens are excited for the epic mission, especially for Wang Yaping, who will be the country's first female taikonaut to stay in China's space station and conduct spacewalks, inspiring millions of women as they gaze upon the sky with an indescribable pride for the growing power of women in today's society.

    By Deng Xiaoci in Jiuquan and Fan Anqi in Beijing | 2021/10/14 23:37:15
  • China urges space players to watch out for space debris, protect Chinese taikonauts' safety

    China urged relevant foreign space agencies and organizations to pay attention to the data on the Chinese spacecraft that are kept updated on the website of the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) to avoid possible space collisions and ensure the safety of Chinese taikonauts, a spokesperson of the CMSA said on Thursday during a press briefing prior to Shenzhou-13's launch.

    By Deng Xiaoci in Jiuquan and Fan Anqi in Beijing | 2021/10/15 0:35:44
  • 'Space oil tank truck' makes debut at Airshow China, provides energy for satellites' long-term operation

    A fuel replenishment aircraft was designed as a result, leading to its debut at this year's Airshow China.

    By Global Times | 2021/9/29 0:35:17
  • China and Russia jointly hold a workshop on the international lunar research station in S China's Guangdong

    A closed-door workshop on the international lunar research station was held in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong Province on Monday. The event was jointly hosted by the China National Space Administration (CNSA) and the Russian space agency Roscosmos.

    By Global Times | 2021/9/28 2:31:32
  • Space-traveling national flags of Pakistan, Namibia brought back by Shenzhou-12 return capsule

    After concluding a spectacular Shenzhou-12 manned mission, China on Monday delivered the national flags of Pakistan and Namibia that were carried to China's space station onboard the Shenzhou-12 spacecraft to country representatives at a ceremony held in Beijing. Seeds, scientific payloads, and other experimental materials that traveled on a three-month tour in space with the craft were also presented at the ceremony.

    By Global Times | 2021/9/28 0:24:10
  • China's first solar probe to make surprising debut at Airshow China before launch

    China's first solar probe, next-generation manned rocket for lunar explorations and a super-heavy-lift launch vehicle will be on the spotlight in the long-awaited Airshow China which will take place from September 28 to October 3 in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong Province.

    By Global Times | 2021/9/27 1:14:19
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