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.
China has successfully launched the Chang’e-5 space mission to collect lunar samples, making it the third country in the world to make such an attempt.
China has selected a new group of 18 reserve astronauts for its manned space program as it enters the mission preparation stage, China’s state media Xinhua said.
Private space launch firm LandSpace bags $172 million
iSpace raised nearly 1.2 billion yuan ($172 million), setting a new record for a single round of funding in China's commercial space field.