Zhang Hailian, Deputy Chief Designer of the China Manned Space Engineering Office, revealed this morning at the 9th China (International) Commercial Aerospace Summit Forum held in Wuhan that China plans to achieve manned lunar landing for scientific exploration before 2030.
Last month, a group of rural students in Sichuan Province used astronomical telescope and mini program developed by Alibaba volunteers to observe and capture Chinese space station when it passed over their location.
May 30, 2023, China's Shenzhou-16 spacecraft, was launched today (May 30) at 9:31 am. The mission is led by astronauts Jing Haipeng, Zhu Yangzhu, and Gui Haichao.
On May 22nd, the Long March 2F Y16 rocket carrying the Shenzhou-16 manned spacecraft mission was transported vertically to the launch area at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China.
On May 12th, the crew of Shenzhou-15 spacecraft opened the hatch of Tianzhou-6 cargo spacecraft and carried out related work such as cargo transfer according to plan.
On April 25, Wu Weiren, chief designer of the Chinese Lunar Exploration Program and dean of the Deep Space Exploration Laboratory, introduced China's construction plan for the International Lunar Research Station.
At 23:08 on November 29, China Standard Time, a Long March 2F carrier rocket holding the Shenzhou-15 manned spacecraft was ignited and dispatched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.
China's Shenzhou-15 crewed spacecraft mission will launch at 23:08 on November 29, which will wrap up the last stage of China's space station construction and kick off the first stage of its application and development.
At 15:37 on October 31, Beijing time, a Long March 5B rocket carrying the Mengtian lab module was ignited and launched from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in China's southern island province of Hainan.
At 0:33 on September 2, after about six hours of extravehicular activities, Shenzhou-14 astronauts Chen Dong, Liu Yang and Cai Xuzhe completed all scheduled tasks during extravehicular activities.
China launched its CERES-1 Y3 carrier rocket on August 9 from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the northwest of the country, sending two Jingtai 1 satellites and an East Sea 1 satellite into the planned orbit.
On July 26, a calibration test of the high-thrust hydrogen-oxygen engine for China's Long March-5 Y6 carrier rocket was successfully completed. After analyzing test data, the engine will be delivered to the rocket assembly for subsequent launch missions.
According to the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA), the Wentian lab module docked with the front port of the Tianhe core module at 3:13 a.m. on July 25 (Beijing Time), after it entered its planned orbit and completed state setting.
The Wentian lab module, the first lab component for China's Tiangong space station, will be launched this month, and the Mengtian lab module, the second lab component, has completed thermal vacuum testing.
China launched crewed spaceship Shenzhou-14 on June 5, sending three astronauts to its space station for a six-month mission.
The Science and Technology Committee of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) posted an ultra-high definition schematic diagram of the China Space Station on Wednesday.
The China Manned Space Agency announced on April 16 that the Shenzhou-13 return capsule had completed touchdown at the Dongfeng landing site in the Gobi Desert, northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
The three Shenzhou-13 astronauts aboard China's space station will return to Earth soon after a national-record six-month mission in orbit, the China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO) said on Thursday.
The Shenzhou-13 astronauts aboard China's space station will begin preparations for their return to earth next week.
According to the China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO), Chinese astronauts gave a livestreamed lecture on popular-science, the second class from China's space station, to students on Earth Wednesday afternoon.