October 20, 2021 3:05 pm
Li said the samples indicate volcanic activity was still occurring on the moon as recently as 2 billion years ago
October 14, 2021 5:42 pm
The Shenzhou-13 spaceship is expected to be launched into space on a Long March-2F rocket early Saturday morning from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on the edge of the Gobi Desert in northwestern China.
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.
September 17, 2021 4:47 pm
The Shenzhou-12 manned spaceship carrying astronauts Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo touched down at the Dongfeng landing site in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
September 16, 2021 11:14 am
Construction of the space station began in April with the launch of Tianhe, a cylinder-like module slightly bigger than a city bus.
August 23, 2021 2:08 pm
China's National Space Administration said on Friday that Zhurong completed its 90-day program on August 15 and was in excellent technical condition and fully charged.
June 16, 2021 10:42 am
China will send three astronauts into orbit on Thursday in a high-stakes mission, the first of four crewed space flights to complete the country's space station by the end of next year.
March 14, 2021 6:22 pm
China has mapped out a series of uncrewed missions this decade, including the setting up of a robotic base to explore the moon's south polar region, ahead of manned landings.
September 24, 2019 12:51 pm
Some piece of "gel-like" material was detected by the Yutu-2 rover, but the Chinese scientists are yet to reveal exactly what has been found by them.
May 21, 2018 7:34 am
China aims to catch up with Russia and the United States to become a major space power by 2030. It is planning to launch construction of its own manned space station next year.