Latest Chinese space program Stories
Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) BEIJING, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) - China's third manned spaceship Shenzhou-7 launched a small monitoring satellite about two hours after an astronaut accomplished the country's first spacewalk Saturday afternoon.
Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua "China Exclusive": "Space Mission a Boost for Civil Industries"] BEIJING, Sept.
The head of a Virginia company has been charged with giving China launch information to help its space program.
China launched a spaceship carrying three Chinese astronauts into orbit Thursday for a three-day mission that may include a spacewalk, official media reported.
Chinaâ€™s third manned space mission, the Shenzhou VII, launched on Thursday in a mission that hopes to include the nationâ€™s first ever space walk.
Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "2nd Ld: China's Manned Spacecraft Shenzhou-7 Blasts off on Space Walk Mission"] JIUQUAN, Gansu, Sept.
China starts loading fuel to Shenzhou 7 carrier rocket JIUQUAN, Gansu, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- China's Shenzhou-7 mission headquarters has decided to load fuel into a Long-March II-F carrier rocket, that will launch the capsule and three Chinese taikonauts (astronauts) into space on Thursday.
Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "NASA Wishes China Success on Launch of Shenzhou-7 Mission"] WASHINGTON, Sept.
By Calum MacLeod BEIJING -- From a secretive desert town in China's northwest, the country will launch its third manned spaceflight today, which will feature the nation's first spacewalk.
A spokesman for China's space program said Wednesday that Russian technicians will help direct China's third manned mission and first-ever spacewalk this week, setting the stage for expanded cooperation between the sides.
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