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China launches 4 new technology experiment satellites

China sent four new technology experiment satellites into planned orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/20 7:32:03

SpaceX rocket launches 5th batch of 60 internet satellites into space

US private space company SpaceX launched its fifth batch of 60 Starlink satellites into space on Monday, in an effort to build at minimum a 12,000-strong satellite network capable of providing broadband internet services.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/18 9:15:49

China's lunar rover travels 367 meters on moon's far side

China's lunar rover Yutu-2 (Jade Rabbit-2) has driven 367.25 meters on the far side of the moon to conduct scientific exploration.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/4 11:22:05

2 female NASA astronauts complete spacewalk to upgrade battery

Two female US astronauts wrapped up a spacewalk out of the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday, upgrading the battery for one channel on one pair of the station's solar arrays.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 7:44:47

China successfully verifies drag-free satellite control technology

China recently completed an in-flight verification for satellite drag-free control technology, marking a step forward in the country's space-based gravitational wave detection program.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/1/20 3:57:37

China makes major breakthrough in space propulsion technology

China has made a major breakthrough in the development of the Hall-effect thruster (HET), an important space propulsion technology.
Source: CGTN | 2020/1/19 8:22:56

Two female US astronauts complete spacewalk, replacing batteries

Two female US astronauts wrapped up a spacewalk out of the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday, replacing batteries on the station's port truss.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 8:08:28

Ethiopia seeks enhanced space science cooperation with China

Ethiopia seeks to boost space science cooperation with China to forge a long term partnership, an Ethiopian official said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/14 11:12:03

Scientists produce images of most distant known blazar

A team led by Chinese astronomers has produced high-resolution images of the most distant known blazar, which they say could help study the evolvement of galaxies born in the early universe, said an article published this week by Nature Communications.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/13 17:30:58

China's quantum satellite links with world-first mobile ground station

China's quantum satellite links with world-first mobile ground station
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/3 14:26:54

China's lunar rover travels over 357 meters on moon's far side

China's lunar rover travels over 357 meters on moon's far side
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/3 14:17:40

Long March-5 milestone signals new era for Chinese space exploration

Long March-5 milestone signals new era for Chinese space exploration
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/28 15:26:57

China exports Beidou system products to over 120 countries, regions

China exports Beidou system products to over 120 countries, regions
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/28 10:29:28

Partial solar eclipse witnessed in China

Partial solar eclipse witnessed in China
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/27 14:23:46

China's GPS rival BeiDou to go global by June 2020

China's BeiDou-3 system, a global geolocation network, is expected to be completed by June 2020, providing global users with high-quality services including navigation, positioning and data communication.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/27 12:22:00

Astronomers make discoveries revealing some mysteries of exoplanets

Astronomers have discovered six exoplanets, which may lead to better understanding of planets outside the Solar System, the Open University in UK announced on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/24 10:47:15

Social media flooded by posts on Chinese-backed Ethiopian maiden satellite launch

Many Ethiopian social media users have been posting, with pictures and captions, about Ethiopia's maiden satellite dubbed ETRSS-1, following the successful launch on Friday of the East African country's first ever satellite into space from China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/23 15:59:48

Ethiopia hails Chinese-backed satellite launch

Beza Tesfaye, General Manager of Ethiopia Space Science Society (ESSS) feels satisfied that her country on Friday successful launched its first ever satellite to space through the support of China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/22 12:31:19