Latest Chinese space program Stories
A Chinese submarine will send test signals that could change the course of a satellite when China launches its first moon orbiter, as part of the country's effort to develop space war technology, a human rights watchdog said Tuesday.
China has chosen the site for a new satellite launching center, the country's fourth, on Hainan island in the South China Sea, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Wednesday.
China and Russia plan to launch a joint mission to Mars in 2009 to scoop up rocks from the red planet and one of its moons, a Chinese scientist said on Wednesday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's space exploration plans include not only missions to the Moon but also Mars, the official Xinhua news agency on Wednesday cited a government official as saying.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has successfully tested a new rocket engine to power the country's ambitious program of manned space flights and moon landings, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A top official in China's space program has set 2024 for the country's first moonwalk, a Hong Kong newspaper reported on Monday, cementing its position as a new space power.
Please read in 7th paragraph ... Luo headed a delegation that visited NASA's Goddard Space Flight Centre and said he had a discussion with the U.S. space agency's administrator, Michael Griffin.
By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Chinese space official on Monday described China's ambitious exploration plans, including robotic Moon missions starting next year.
A manned Chinese mission to the moon is still a long way off, a state newspaper said on Friday.
China, which launched its first manned space mission just two years ago, plans to put a man on the moon around 2017 and investigate what may be the perfect source of fuel, a newspaper reported on Friday.
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