Moon soil to head for Chairman Mao's hometown

With Chang'e-5 probe making a perfect conclusion to its 23-day journey to the moon, bringing back soil from Earth's celestial neighbor, Central China's Hunan Province, the hometown of the late Chinese leader Mao Zedong, will be one of the sites where the moon samples are stored, to commemorate the leader and his passion for space exploration, China National Space Administration (CNSA) said on Thursday.

Tesla faces scrutiny

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Wednesday cited driver errors and Tesla Inc's Autopilot design as the probable causes of a Model S crash in January 2018. The car, ...

Exhibition of Chinese arts students in Serbia shows changes in urban, rural China

Visitors view photos during the photo exhibition "Reflection in Water" in Novi Sad, Serbia, July 21, 2019. The changes in urban and rural China were presented to Serbian art audience ...

Launch window for last BDS-3 satellite set for 9:43 am Tuesday: mission command

The final satellite in China's BeiDou system is set to be launched 9:43 am Tuesday. The launch was previously postponed due to technical issues found at pre-launch test on June ...
Source: | 2020/6/23 7:10:36

China-proposed cyber security mechanism blocks 2.8m attacks in 48 hours at intl contest

China-proposed Cyber Mimic Defense (CMD) system successfully blocked 2.8 million times of attacks from top world white-hat from 14 countries in 48 hours at a cyber security contest.
Source: | 2020/6/21 21:36:31

Launch of final BeiDou satellite delayed to indefinite date as problems found with rocket

Launch of final satellite of China's indigenous BeiDou system has been delayed to indefinite date as technical problems were found with the Long March-3B rocket in pre-launch tests: authorities
Source: | 2020/6/16 7:05:53

China forms first satellite network for civil maritime affairs with latest successful launch

China successfully sent a newly developed maritime environment monitoring satellite into orbit at 2:31 am on Thursday, forming the country's first satellite network for civil maritime affairs, which the developer ...
Source: | 2020/6/11 2:57:12

Cell journal publishes China's COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough

China has developed an inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate, BBIBP-CorV. Related research and development of the COVID-19 inactivated vaccine was published by "Cell" on Saturday, one of the world's most respected ...
Source: | 2020/6/9 4:12:30

NASA, SpaceX launch astronauts to space

NASA and SpaceX launched Crew Dragon spacecraft from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday, carrying two American astronauts to the International Space Station.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/31 3:29:47

China launches new tech observation satellites

China sent two new experimental technology satellites into orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Southwest China's Sichuan Province early on Saturday.
Source: | 2020/5/30 4:50:50

NASA, SpaceX postpone historic astronauts launch for weather reason

NASA and SpaceX postponed historic launch of two astronauts to space from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday due to bad weather.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/28 4:32:48

Gaucher's disease drugs effective against coronavirus: Israeli research

Israeli researchers have found that derivatives of two Gaucher's disease drugs are effective against coronavirus, the defense ministry said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/27 10:45:10

China's lunar rover travels over 424 meters on moon's far side

China's lunar rover Yutu-2, or Jade Rabbit-2, has driven 424.455 meters on the far side of the moon to conduct scientific exploration of the virgin territory.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/1 15:38:10

China researchers develop COVID-19 virus-fighting material

Chinese researchers have developed catalytic material that can absorb and destroy the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). A recent test revealed its virus-destroying efficiency reached 96.5 to 99.9 percent, the Global Times ...
Source: | 2020/3/31 0:01:57

Hantavirus return is no cause for alarm

Diseases throughout history were contained after countries implemented prevention measures by developing medicine, disinfectants, and face masks.
Source: | 2020/3/27 3:50:25

China completes new large solar telescope

Scientists from from the Chinese Academy of Sciences announced Tuesday that they have built the country's first and one of the world's largest solar telescope, to better observe and forecast ...
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/25 13:37:01