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.
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.
Recently, an international research team led by Professor Xiao Long from the School of Earth Sciences at China University of Geosciences (Wuhan) discovered for the first time on the surface of Mars evidence of marine sedimentary rocks through comprehensive analysis of scientific data obtained from the multispectral camera (MSCam) carried by the Zhurong rover, proving […]
On May 17th, at 10:49 am, China successfully launched the 56th BeiDou Navigation Satellite (GEO-4) using a Long March-3B carrier rocket at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center.
At 21:22 on May 10 Beijing time, the Long March 7 Y7 carrier rocket carrying the Tianzhou-6 cargo spacecraft was ignited and launched at China's Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site.
On May 8, according to a report from the Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, a team led by academician Wang Weihua recently conducted systematic material science research on lunar soil samples collected by Chang'E-5 mission from a unique perspective of glass.
Installation of equipment at a station for China's first commercial spacecraft launch site started on January 29 in Wenchang, a city in China's southern island province of Hainan. The site is scheduled to complete work by the end of this year.
Between 5:40 pm and 6:00 pm on December 15, Beijing time, many locals in Jinhua, China's Zhejiang Province posted online that they had witnessed a mysterious bright "fireball" flashing through the sky, and that meteorite parts were suspected to have fallen to the ground.
China's FAST Telescope detected the largest atomic gas system in the universe, and the achievement was subsequently published in the international academic journal Nature on October 19.
China's Tianwen-1 Mars mission team has won this year's International Astronautical Federation (IAF) World Space Award, an award recognizing a person or a team for exceptional contributions to space exploration.
"Chinese commercial aerospace has ushered in the best development opportunity. It will catch up with the development level of the US within 10 years," said Yang Yiqiang, the first commander-in-chief of the Long March-11 rocket.
On August 30, the results from China's First Chinese Hα Solar Explorer (CHASE) was officially released.
China successfully launched the Chuangxin-16 ("Innovation-16") test satellite into space on August 23, developed by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and propelled by the Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket.
China has set up its first deep space exploration laboratory in order to better carry out the exploration and research on space technologies, according to Wu Weiren, the chief designer of China's Lunar Exploration Program.
At 14:01 Beijing time on March 5, 2022, China successfully launched six communication satellites produced by Galaxy Space and one commercial remote sensing satellite by Four Squares Technology.
At thirty minutes past midnight in the early hours of Friday, China added another active component to its expanding line of satellites orbiting the earth with the successful launch of its Zhongxing-2E mission.
Chinese rover Zhurong successfully landed on Mars on Saturday, making China the second country to succeed in the task.
Debris from a huge rocket that launched the core module of China’s first permanent space station into orbit last week is reportedly tumbling back to Earth and could make an uncontrolled re-entry through the atmosphere this weekend. The landing place is currently unknown.
China Manned Space Engineering Office announced that the construction of Tiangong space station has entered a new phase and it is ready to launch its central module.
China’s Chang’e 5 spacecraft, named after a moon goddess in Chinese mythology, successfully touched down at 11:11 p.m. BJT, Dec.1 (10:11 a.m. EST). The Chang’e 5 mission is the country’s first attempt at a sample-return mission.