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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

New China-Brazil earth resource satellite sent into space

A new satellite, jointly developed by China and Brazil, was sent into space on Friday, pushing forward the aerospace cooperation between the two countries, according to the China National Space Administration.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/20 13:24:12

SpaceX's reusable rocket launches communication satellite

US private spaceflight company SpaceX launched a communication satellite on Monday with its Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in the state of Florida.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/17 10:08:05

New NASA image provides more details about first observed interstellar comet

A new image from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has provided important new details about the first interstellar comet astronomers have seen in the solar system, according to a release of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/13 20:14:42

China's space program to aim beyond solar system in 2030

China's main space contractor outlined the country's space exploration program for 2030 to 2045 on Thursday which includes its search for habitable planets close to the solar system, a step forward in discovering a wider universe.
Source: | 2019/12/13 2:52:38

China releases first 3D images based on Earth observation satellite

The China National Space Administration Tuesday released the first batch of three-dimensional images based on the data from the recently launched Gaofen-7 Earth observation satellite.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/10 13:43:11

Chinese delegation arrives for ICG-14

The 14th Meeting of the International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG) of the UN kicked off in Bangalore, India on Sunday and will conclude on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 0:40:58

China launches new optical remote sensing satellite

China launches new optical remote sensing satellite
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/7 14:08:46

China's Chang'e-4 mission awarded Mission Prize by Moon Village Association

China's Chang'e-4 mission awarded Mission Prize by Moon Village Association
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/6 13:50:43

Chinese astronomers discover unexpected huge stellar black hole

A Chinese-led research team has discovered a surprisingly huge stellar black hole about 14,000 light-years from Earth -- our "backyard" of the universe -- forcing scientists to re-examine how such black holes form.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/28 14:02:54

China-made detecting aircraft for remote sensing delivered

China's aircraft maker Xi'an Aircraft Industry Co. (XAC) has delivered two high-performance Xinzhou-60 aircraft for remote sensing to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) for aerial observation missions.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/28 11:29:02

China launches new Earth observation satellite

China sent a new Earth observation satellite into space from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern China's Shanxi Province at 7:52 a.m. Thursday (Beijing Time).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/28 8:57:22

Chinese astronomers discover dark matter-deficient dwarf galaxies

Chinese astronomers have discovered a special population of dwarf galaxies that mainly consist of baryons with radii of up to tens of thousands of light-years, where they are expected to be dominated by dark matter.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/26 14:28:35

China's Chang'e-4 mission team awarded Team Gold Medal by UK's Royal Aeronautical Society

China's Chang'e-4 mission team on Monday received the only Team Gold Medal of the year awarded by Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) of the United Kingdom at its annual award ceremony held in London.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/26 8:57:08

Upholding spirit of multilateralism in Int'l space cooperation

Fifty years ago, astronaut and moonwalker Neil Armstrong described the outer space from another perspective: "It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/24 10:23:26

China sends two BeiDou satellites

China sent two satellites of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) into space from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province at 8:55 a.m. Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/23 17:26:59