The 19.6 ton (17,800 kilogram) body of a Chinese rocket slammed into the planet's atmosphere today (May 11). It was the biggest such incident since 1991.
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China launched the first two satellites in a new constellation that will support internet-connected objects today (May 12).
China's next-generation crew capsule successfully returned to Earth today (May 8) after nearly three days in orbit.
China's next-generation spacecraft for astronauts has aced a series of maneuvers in orbit two days into its maiden voyage.
China launched a new space capsule into orbit Tuesday (May 5) on the debut test flight of a Long March 5B rocket that will carry the country's planned space station.
China revealed the name and logo for its first mission aimed at landing on the planet Mars to mark the 50th anniversary of its first satellite launch.
A glimpse into China's readiness to handle samples from the moon reveals steps to be taken for storage, processing and preparation of the specimens.
An anonymous patron purchased a real-life rocket for $5.6 million during an online, livestreamed auction on April Fools Day.
A next-generation crew spacecraft that China is preparing for a flight test this spring appears to be capable of docking with the International Space Station.
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.
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.
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