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Latest Chinese space program Stories

2014-08-07 08:20:32

MUMBAI, August 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The space Industry today plays an important role in China's comprehensive development strategy.

China's Jade Rabbit Lunar Rover Reawakens After Short Hibernation
2014-02-14 14:51:58

After a dramatic, albeit premature eulogy, China’s lunar rover has sprung back to life like a zombie from The Walking Dead. The rover was put into hibernation in January, which many believed would have been a permanent sleep for the craft.

Jade Rabbit Moon Rover In Trouble
2014-01-27 05:13:41

China's Jade Rabbit Moon rover experienced a "mechanical control abnormality" and is currently in trouble. According to various media reports, the problems are due to the moon's "complicated lunar surface environment."

China Enters New Territory With Lunar Lander, Scheduled For Launch This Year
2013-08-29 12:21:57

China announced on Wednesday that it will launch its first lunar lander, the Chang'e Three, by the end of the year. Named after the Chinese goddess of the moon, the upcoming Chang’e mission marks the next step in the Asian nation’s ambitious space program.

China Astronauts Return Safely From 15-Day Space Lab Mission
2013-06-26 07:41:40

Fifteen days after launching toward a successful mission aboard the Tiangong-1 space lab, three Chinese astronauts returned safely to Earth, touching down in their Shenzhou 10 capsule at 8:07 am local time on June 26.

Astronauts Host Physics Lessons Aboard Chinese Space Lab
2013-06-21 11:15:09

Three Chinese astronauts currently orbiting the Earth aboard the Tiangong-1 space lab hosted a series of physics lessons broadcast by the country's state media this week.

Shenzhou-10 Spacecraft Successfully Docks With Chinese Space Station
2013-06-14 09:19:40

Two days after launching from the Gobi Desert aboard a Long March 2F rocket, China’s Shenzhou-10 spacecraft has docked with the country’s Tiangong-1 orbiting space module, according to state media.

China Successfully Launches Shenzhou 10
2013-06-11 12:04:14

China launched a manned space mission from the Gobi desert carrying three astronauts on Tuesday morning. The astronauts were launched aboard the Shenzhou-10 for a 15-day mission to an experimental laboratory.

Chinese Shenzhou 10 Manned Spacecraft Ready For Tuesday Evening Launch
2013-06-10 10:12:03

Chinese officials have announced the upcoming launch of the country’s next manned space flight – which is set for Tuesday evening, local time.


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