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.
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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.
Three lunar missions, commercial spaceflight milestones, the first all-woman spacewalk — 2019 was a busy year in space for public and private entities alike.
The launch will be the third ever for the Long March 5, and the first since a July 2017 liftoff ended in failure.
China successfully launched nine satellites early on Friday (Dec. 20) as the country cements its place at the top of the 2019 launch table.
China’s farside rover, Yutu 2, has broken the longevity record for working on the surface of the moon.
As 2019 draws to a close, China shows no sign of slowing down its recent feverish pace of launching rockets successfully.
On Thanksgiving (Nov. 28), China launched yet another satellite into Earth's orbit, capping off a very busy month for the country.
In a quiet orbit around the far side of the moon, three radio antennas are now outstretched, craning for whispers from a mysterious period early in the universe's history.
China recently staged a show test of its Mars lander looking ahead to the program's launch next summer. But an equally crucial mission component faces a different kind of test in December.
China successfully sent another two multimedia satellites into orbit, according to a state news report.
China just tested out its brand-new facility for simulating Mars landings, marking a big step in the nation's planned march to the Red Planet.
A Chinese Long March 6 rocket launched five satellites into orbit on the Ningxia-1 mission Wednesday (Nov. 13), just three hours after another launch.
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