Latest Chinese space program Stories
Next October, China and Russia plan to work together to launch two satellite probes to photograph Mars and one of its small moons.
The Chinese Space Technology Academy announced the Monday launch of a remote sensing satellite, sent aloft on a Long March-2D carrier rocket. The Yaogan IV satellite, fired from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern Gansu Province, will be used for scientific research, land resources surveying,
China said Saturday scientists have launched a scientific research satellite from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Shanxi province. No details were given on the satellite's mission, Xinhua, the state-run Chinese news agency reported.
Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) ["1st Ld-Writethru: China To Launch FY-4 Weather Satellite Around 2013"] BEIJING, Oct.
Accompanying satellite begins orbiting Shenzhou-7 spaceship on Sunday BEIJING, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Chinese scientists on Sunday successfully directed the accompanying satellite BX-1 to begin circling the Shenzhou-7 spaceship, on an elliptical track of 4 kilometers multiplying 8 kilometers.
Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) BEIJING, Oct.
Text of report by corporate-owned Russian military news agency Interfax-AVN website Moscow, 25 September, Interfax-AVN: Russia must think about stepping up its cooperation in space with China, according to Andrey Ionin, a corresponding member of the Tsiolkovskiy Russian Academy of Space Exploration.
China, hailing its astronauts' successful spacewalk, has set its sights on a manned lunar landing when its current three-stage space program ends in 2020.
On Saturday, a Chinese astronaut executed the country's first-ever spacewalk, a landmark in an impressive program with the countryâ€™s intention of challenging the United States and Russia in a swift space expansion.
Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua "Urgent": "China's Manned Shenzhou-7 Launches Small Monitoring Satellite"] BEIJING, Sept.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.