China's plucky Yutu 2 rover is about to wake up and continue to explore the far side of the moon as the nation works to land a rover on Mars this May.
China conducted two launches of classified Yaogan satellites in the last week while much of the world waited to see where and when the Long March 5B would fall.
China is getting ready to launch three astronauts on a mission to visit the first module for the country's new space station.
China has named its first-ever Mars rover "Zhurong" after an ancient fire god ahead of a landing attempt on the Red Planet in May.
China's latest space launch sent a third Shiyan 6 experimental satellite into orbit while sporting a new, ultra-black coating to help improve performance of optical sensors.
China could launch the first module for its own space station this month as the country also prepares to send a large space telescope to join it in orbit within the next few years.
China has selected a Russian science payload to fly on an upcoming mission to sample a near-Earth asteroid and later visit a main-belt comet.
China's Tianwen-1 spacecraft has captured stunning images of Mars as a bright red sunlit crescent in deep space.
Chinese astronauts are undergoing intense training for the first crewed missions to construct the nation's new space station, work that is expected to begin in the next few months.
China has revealed the first images of lunar samples from its Chang'e 5 mission following a meeting between China's president and mission representatives.
China's Tianwen-1 spacecraft has trimmed its orbit around Mars to allow the spacecraft to analyze the chosen landing region on the Red Planet.
China's Chang'e 4 spacecraft are back in action for a 27th lunar day on the far side of the moon, but its the discoveries from its day that have scientists excited.
China has released epic video footage from the Tianwen-1 spacecraft as it made a close approach to Mars this week.
Mars missions from China and the UAE arrive in orbit around the Red Planet this week, followed by the landing of NASA's Mars rover Perseverance next week.
China's Tianwen-1 spacecraft snapped its first image of Mars as the mission makes its final approach; the probe will enter orbit around the Red Planet in less than a week.
China carried out its fourth orbital space launch on Thursday, sending a large satellite towards geostationary orbit from the hills of Xichang in the southwest of the country.
China is holding a 40-day public vote to help select the name for its Mars rover which is currently closing in on the Red Planet.
China added to its space reconnaissance capabilities with the launch of a trio of satellites from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center last week.
China is looking to make full use of its newly-developed capability to launch from sea platforms with at least three such missions planned for 2021.
The launch of the Tiantong 1-03 communications satellite on Tuesday (Jan. 19) marked the start of a very busy year in space for China.
China's Yutu 2 rover just turned two years old, and NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has kept a sharp eye on its movements during its mission on the moon.
China's Tianwen-1 Mars orbiter and rover are speeding toward the Red Planet and preparing to arrive on Feb. 10, according to the China National Space Administration.
China has recovered the lunar samples collected by the daring Chang'e 5 mission and now work is underway to get the materials to the laboratory for science — and for sharing.