U.S. fears that China could set up a moon base for spying do not line up with the country's statements about its space program, according to security experts.
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China successfully launched three new military surveillance satellites into orbit on a Long March 2C rocket today (March 24).
China's Chang'e 4 mission has started its 16th lunar day of work on the far side of the moon, with the Yutu 2 rover beginning a journey in search of new areas.
The next-gen Long March 7A booster failed today (March 16) on its debut mission, which aimed to loft a classified satellite to geosynchronous transfer orbit.
Chinese electronics firm Xiaomi went above and beyond to advertise its latest smartphone, sending the device's 100-megapixel camera into space.
The Chinese Beidou satellite navigation system is almost finished, thanks to the launch of a new satellite this week.
Despite the lack of official comment on the mission, China’s first expedition to Mars appears to be on track.
The first published data from the Yutu 2 rover's ground-penetrating radar instrument reveal the layered structure beneath the gray dirt of Von Kármán Crater's floor.
China's Chang'e 4 mission has entered its 15th lunar day of work on the far side of the moon, with both the lander and Yutu 2 rover still in good condition.
China resumed satellite launches Wednesday (Feb. 19) amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, lofting a Long March 2D rocket in the country's first launch since the Chinese New Year.
China's Yutu-2 lunar rover has discovered what appear to be relatively young rocks during its recent exploration activities on the lunar far side.
China has quietly begun preparations to launch a new range of Long March rockets to boost its space capabilities and carry out major projects.
A Chinese next-generation spacecraft for taking astronauts to low Earth orbit and beyond has arrived at a coastal spaceport in preparation for a test flight.
China's long-lived lunar robots Chang'e-4 and Yutu-2 are once again at work on the far side of the moon, where they woke up for their 14th day on Jan. 18 and 19.
China successfully sent four satellites into orbit early on Wednesday (Jan. 15) with the country's second launch of 2020.
China's first rocket launch of 2020 was a mystery payload, with Chinese state media and independent analysts making different claims about the goal of the mission.
China hit a historic milestone on the moon Friday (Jan. 3) as its Chang'e 4 lander and rover celebrated their first full year exploring the lunar far side.
China's biggest rocket, the Long March 5, returned to flight for the first time since a 2017 failure Friday (Dec. 27) in a dazzling nighttime launch for the Chinese space program.
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