Latest News About Chinas Space Program Archive
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.
05 May 2008, 07:00 AM ET
Chinese satellites will cover Asia by 2010, but frequencies aren't set.
17 April 2008, 09:17 AM ET
Space science research is having a major impact on our daily lives.
31 March 2008, 07:00 AM ET
Japanese and Chinese lunar orbiter missions are likely to be extended.
06 March 2008, 11:02 AM ET
A new Pentagon report spotlights China's efforts to limit space access to others.
03 March 2008, 07:00 AM ET
China's Chang'e 2 moon probe is slated to launch in 2009, reports say.
03 March 2008, 05:47 AM ET
Satellite maker Loral seeks to thwart rival Thales Alenia's plans.
28 February 2008, 04:40 PM ET
China successfully tested its spacesuits and airlock.
12 February 2008, 05:58 AM ET
A former Boeing engineer was arrested for allegedly sharing trade secrets with China.
07 February 2008, 04:40 PM ET
A robotic observatory opened on one of Earth's most remote locations.
03 January 2008, 06:29 AM ET
Researchers will observe the elusive Quadrantid shower for over 9 hours.
02 January 2008, 02:49 PM ET
The coming year is going to be a full one on Florida's Space Coast.
27 December 2007, 07:00 AM ET
It's been a busy year for spaceflight in the U.S. and around the world.
12 December 2007, 10:52 AM ET
China's president hailed the success of the nation's first moon probe.
12 November 2007, 03:11 PM ET
A Chinese Earth-watching satellite launched into space early Monday.
01 November 2007, 06:18 PM ET
China says there is no Asian space race under way.
24 October 2007, 12:13 PM ET
A prototype lunar prospecting robot has been developed at Carnegie Mellon.
24 October 2007, 08:02 AM ET
According to Chinese news agency Xinhua, China successfully launched its first lunar probe on Wednesday.
16 October 2007, 03:23 PM ET
China's first science satellite ends four-year mission with flare
19 September 2007, 11:27 AM ET
A joint mission of China and Brazil shot into an orbit circling Earth's poles late Tuesday.
03 September 2007, 07:00 AM ET
China to take steps to mitigate space junk spawned by its rockets and satellites.
06 July 2007, 09:28 AM ET
Debris from a Chinese anti-satellite weapons test early this year threatens orbiting spacecraft.
06 July 2007, 08:43 AM ET
A Chinese Long March 3B rocket successfully orbited the Chinasat 6B satellite Thursday.
16 April 2007, 12:37 PM ET
China launched its second satellite in less than three days Friday when a Long March 3A rocket successfully delivered a navigation craft into orbit.
12 April 2007, 03:22 PM ET
China launched a satellite Wednesday to begin a three-year mission surveying the world's oceans to monitor sea color and temperature, according to state media reports.
03 April 2007, 05:54 AM ET
Results from a recent study of the microbes in China's remote deserts could help astrobiologists refine their maps for uncovering Martian life.
14 March 2007, 06:11 AM ET
China is ramping up for the launch this year of Chang’e 1, a lunar orbiter designed to set the stage for the nation’s future Moon-bound missions.
12 February 2007, 06:12 AM ET
A French parliamentary group said China’s recent anti-satellite demonstrations, plus Chinese and Indian plans for lunar exploration, are clear signs that a second global space race has begun and that Europe should join it.
04 February 2007, 09:45 AM ET
A Chinese navigation satellite was successfully hauled into orbit Friday to kick off a busy year in space that will include the launch of the country's first probe to study the Moon.
02 February 2007, 03:39 PM ET
The flotsam created by China’s anti-satellite test last month is on the radar screens of space debris analysts, as well as space policy experts.
24 January 2007, 10:32 AM ET
PARIS — The Chinese government confirmed Jan. 23 that it had sent a missile to destroy one of its own satellites but insisted the test should not be viewed as a hostile act.