Sunday, Feb 05, 2023

China space mission


China maps out plans to put astronauts on the Moon and on Mars

December 13, 2022 1:37 pm

China is running a steady space marathon rather than competing in a head-to-head space race with the United States.

China plans more Moon missions after finding new lunar mineral

September 11, 2022 1:49 pm

China’s National Space Administration, its equivalent of NASA, received approval to send three orbiters to the moon as part of the Chang’e lunar program

This is the space station China is building to challenge the US

May 31, 2022 3:08 pm

China released new details about the final stages of work on Tiangong space station.

China, US are racing to make billions from mining the moon's minerals

May 18, 2022 3:25 pm

Just like in the era of Sputnik and Apollo more than half a century ago, world leaders, the US and China this time, are again racing to achieve dominance in outer space.

Shenzou 13: China’s longest crewed space mission comes to an end

April 18, 2022 12:17 pm

Before Shenzou 13, the longest Chinese crewed mission was Shenzou 12, where three astronauts were sent to the station for 92 days last year.

China plans space station completion, many launches in 2022

January 07, 2022 4:08 pm

The permanent station upon completion will weigh about 66 tons, about a quarter the size of the International Space Station.

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.