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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

China's civil aviation industry posts robust growth in first 10 months

China's civil aviation sector reported steady expansion as well as continuous high safety standards in the first 10 months of the year, official data showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/18 14:18:23

China plans to complete space station construction around 2022: expert

China plans to complete space station construction around 2022: expert
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/18 11:29:47

China to build space station accommodating 3 astronauts

China is scheduled to build and operate a space station in 2022, which will accommodate three astronauts, and space would be reserved for enlargement.
Source: | 2019/11/18 1:33:41

China sends 49th BDS satellite into space

China successfully sent its 49th satellite for its domestically developed BeiDou Navigation Satellite System, or BDS, into a planned orbit on Tuesday morning, navigation authorities told the Global Times.
Source: | 2019/11/5 2:54:14

China launches new 3D mapping satellite

China on Sunday launched an advanced 3D mapping satellite that can clearly see small country lanes from orbit, and will play a vital role in supporting urban and agricultural development.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/3 14:27:27

US military's X-37B space plane lands after 780-day secret in-orbit mission

US military's X-37B space plane lands after 780-day secret in-orbit mission
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/28 14:18:33

China to launch Chang'e-5 lunar probe in 2020

China plans to launch the Chang'e-5 probe in 2020 to bring moon samples back to Earth, according to Wu Weiren, chief designer of China's lunar exploration program.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/28 11:55:48

Chinese scientists' pursuit of cosmic rays opens windows on universe

In the wilderness of Daocheng, southwest China's Sichuan Province, 4,400 meters above sea level, Chinese scientists are constructing a cosmic ray observation station on an area equivalent to 200 soccer fields.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/24 10:07:14