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India and the geopolitics of the moon

October 06, 2021 7:55 am

C Raja Mohan writes: Delhi should take a hard look at the emerging challenges to the current space order and its interests on the moon, and develop strategies to pursue them through a national lunar mission.

China to launch rocket in 2028 capable of sending crewed probe to moon

September 29, 2021 6:17 pm

The new heavy-lift launch vehicle would be capable of putting a 15- to 50-tonne spacecraft on a trajectory to the moon, said Liu Bing, deputy designer at the China Aerospace Science and Technology.

Chinese crewed spaceship docks with new space station

June 19, 2021 6:45 pm

A Chinese spaceship carrying a three-person crew docked with China's new space station at the start of 3-month mission Thursday, marking a milestone in the country's ambitious space program..

China makes history with its first rover landing on Mars: Five points to know about Zhurong

May 16, 2021 10:21 am

China has now become the second country in history to safely land on the surface of Mars and deploy its own rover. Here is everything you should know.

Chinese space station Tiangong-1 expected to crash back to Earth this Easter

March 31, 2018 10:42 am

Estimates for the crash of Tiangong-1 range sometime between March 31 and April 1, with a focus of 10 a.m. EDT (1400 GMT) on April 1. The scientists and engineers still cannot pinpoint where and when the 9.4-ton (8.5 metric tons) school bus-size space station will fall.

Trial balloon

May 21, 2016 12:22 am

The Chinese are deploying legacy technology to pull ahead of the West in a new space race.

China launches first unmanned space probe to Moon

December 02, 2013 3:50 am

Its the first time any lunar soft landing has been carried out since 1976,when other countries suspended exploration.