Latest News About Chinas Space Program Archive
18 January 2010, 10:49 AM ET
A Chinese Long March rocket hauled a new navigation satellite to a high-altitude perch over Earth on Saturday.
15 January 2010, 12:25 PM ET
India launched a fleet of 11 small rockets to study the annular solar eclipse on Jan. 15, 2010.
13 January 2010, 08:09 AM ET
An annular solar eclipse will take place along a path from East Africa to China.
10 December 2009, 06:54 PM ET
A Chinese remote sensing mission, possibly a military reconnaissance satellite, lifted off from a desert pad atop a Long March rocket Wednesday.
18 November 2009, 12:14 PM ET
The heads of the U.S. and Chinese civil space agencies will exchange visits next year to discuss potential cooperation in space exploration, including human spaceflight, according to a joint statement issued Thursday.
17 September 2009, 06:01 PM ET
For the first time, women are among the final candidates to be chosen as the next Chinese astronauts.
31 August 2009, 10:31 PM ET
A Chinese Long March rocket launched an Indonesian communications satellite into the wrong orbit Monday.
22 July 2009, 10:58 AM ET
A total eclipse of the sun wowed millions of skywatchers across India and China Wednesday.
20 July 2009, 02:04 PM ET
Night Sky column for July 17
24 April 2009, 11:31 AM ET
China sent into orbit a clandestine remote sensing satellite Wednesday.
16 April 2009, 12:55 PM ET
Chinese spacecraft have not been ruled out to launch future U.S. astronauts, an official says.
15 April 2009, 10:28 AM ET
China launched a new member of its budding satellite navigation system Tuesday.
09 March 2009, 01:11 PM ET
China plans to launch a manned space lab by 2010.
02 March 2009, 01:38 PM ET
China's first moon probe Chang'e 1 crashed on purpose on Sunday.
23 January 2009, 09:19 AM ET
The annular solar eclipse will be visible from parts of Africa, India, China, Southeast Asia and Australia on Monday, Jan. 26.
24 December 2008, 02:23 PM ET
China launched a new satellite Tuesday for its record 11th launch of the year.
15 December 2008, 06:00 PM ET
China launched a secretive Earth observation satellite early Monday.
10 December 2008, 12:36 PM ET
A global rush to the moon has some pondering property rights out there.
02 December 2008, 01:47 PM ET
NASA is hosting Earth and space science working group meetings with officials from the China National Space Administration (CNSA).
16 October 2008, 01:09 PM ET
Experts say China's space capabilities could surpass U.S. technology.
30 September 2008, 03:48 PM ET
In the wake of the stunning success of its third manned space mission, China is sitting proud and looking ahead to its future in space.
29 September 2008, 11:12 AM ET
The three Shenzhou 7 astronauts arrived Monday in Beijing to a homecoming parade.
28 September 2008, 05:37 AM ET
Shenzhou 7, China’s third manned flight to space, has landed safely on Earth.
27 September 2008, 04:37 PM ET
With a successful spacewalk behind them, Chinese astronauts are preparing to return home to Earth.
27 September 2008, 05:10 AM ET
A Chinese astronaut has completed his nation's first ever foray into space beyond the confines of a spacecraft.
27 September 2008, 04:42 AM ET
26 September 2008, 01:02 PM ET
Chinese astronauts are making final preparations for their country's first spacewalk Saturday.
25 September 2008, 09:13 AM ET
China has successfully rocketed three astronauts to space.
24 September 2008, 05:45 PM ET
China is set to launch its third manned mission into space Thursday.
16 September 2008, 11:42 AM ET
China has selected a fighter pilot to be its first spacewalker.
15 September 2008, 02:32 PM ET
China is gearing up for its third manned spaceflight, set to include its first ever spacewalk, later this month.
08 August 2008, 10:56 AM ET
Astronauts from various countries carried the torch for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
25 July 2008, 12:35 AM ET
Observers will chase an eclipse further north than ever before.
24 June 2008, 07:00 AM ET
China is stepping up and out in the world of space exploration.
10 June 2008, 10:11 AM ET
China successfully launched the Chinasat-9 satellite into orbit Monday.
09 June 2008, 07:00 AM ET
Satellites can monitor disasters but the imagery isn't widely available.