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China Launches Tianlian I-03 Satellite
2012-07-28 05:31:20

China just keeps on keeping on with its space program, sending off its Tianlian I-03 satellite into orbit on Thursday.

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2009-03-02 06:30:00

On Sunday, China ended a 16-month lunar mission by intentionally crashing its probe into the moon.

2008-07-03 06:00:48

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "China Makes Breakthrough in Developing Next-Generation Long March rocket"] BEIJING, July 3 (Xinhua) - China has made a breakthrough in developing its next generation of space-launch vehicle Long March V, which is scheduled for operation by 2014, said sources with the nation's launch vehicle academy.

2007-10-23 20:07:18

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.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.