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Chinese satellites


Chinese 'space cleaner' spotted grabbing and throwing away old satellite

February 26, 2022 9:32 am

The Chinese SJ-21 satellite was seen on January 22 changing its usual place in the sky to approach decommissioned satellite Compass-G2. A few days later, SJ-21 attached to G2, altering its orbit.

International Space Station manoeuvres higher to swerve satellite junk

November 11, 2021 3:25 pm

The station crewed by seven astronauts climbed 1,240 metres higher.

China launches new marine satellite

September 07, 2018 5:55 pm

The satellite will help monitor ocean colour and water temperatures, providing basic data for research on the global oceanic environment, according to the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence.

China launches new Beidou navigation satellite on a Long March-3A rocket

July 10, 2018 12:09 pm

Beidou aims to rival the US GPS system, Russia's GLONASS and the European Union's Galileo as a global satellite navigation system.

China spots new ‘debris’ in southern Indian Ocean

March 23, 2014 1:37 am

More international planes, ships head to remote search zone.

Missing plane: Chinese satellites spot three oil slicks

March 11, 2014 8:06 pm

China on Monday pressed ten high-resolution satellites to look for the missing plane.