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 ...

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

US scientists create gene-edited tomato bunched like grapes

Researchers in the United States developed gene-edited tomato plants that bunched like grapes, which can soon be growing in a storage unit on the roof of a skyscraper or even ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/24 10:40:58

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 ...
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 ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/20 13:24:12

China uses 1st offshore wind turbine with foreign investment

China's first offshore wind farm with foreign investment and the country's farthest and most difficult wind farm was put into use on Wednesday in East China, which a project employee ...
Source: | 2019/12/19 22:23:48

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 ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/17 10:08:05

Han Dynasty tomb listed among Top 10 field discoveries

An emperor's tomb from the Han Dynasty (206BC - AD220) in East China was listed among the Top 10 major field archeological discoveries in the world during the 4th Shanghai ...
Source: | 2019/12/16 1:33:23

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 ...
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 ...
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