For the first time, NASA-funded researchers can apply for access to lunar samples collected by China's Chang'e-5 mission.
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The crew of China's Shenzhou 16 mission captured incredible images of the Tiangong Space Station as they departed on their way back to Earth.
Chinese scientists have constructed a numerical model to simulate the Martian atmosphere and thus assist the country's plans to return rock samples from the Red Planet.
China will launch an extension module at an appropriate time and upgrade the basic configuration of the space station from the current 'T' shape to a cross shape.
China's Shenzhou 17 astronauts are getting into the rhythms of life in orbit — and also sending back some choice clips of their activities.
The robotic Tianzhou 7 cargo spacecraft arrived recently at China's coastal Wenchang Satellite Launch Center ahead of an early 2024 launch on a Long March 7 rocket.
The rocket body that slammed into the moon in March 2022 was part of the Long March 3C that launched China's Chang'e 5-T1 mission in 2014, a new study finds.
Inside the Tiangong space station's Mengtian experiment module, there's a small, dextrous arm that can assist astronauts' everyday activities, Chinese broadcaster CCTV revealed.
China launched what it describes as a communications technology satellite on Nov. 3. The craft is part of the TJS series, which may be a cover name for satellites for a range of different uses.
China's Shenzhou 16 astronauts landed safely on Earth this week despite an apparent hole appearing in their return capsule's parachute.
A Long March 6A rocket lifted off carrying two Tianhui-5 Earth-mapping satellites on Nov. 1, marking China's 50th launch of the year.
The departing Shenzhou 16 astronauts handed over control of the Tiangong space station to the newly arrived Shenzhou 17 crew during a short ceremony on Sunday (Oct. 29).
The three astronauts of China's Shenzhou 16 mission returned to Earth on Monday (Oct. 30) after a five-month stint aboard the country's Tiangong space station.
China launched the first-ever dedicated quantum communications satellite to low Earth orbit in 2016. The nation is now working to send a quantum craft to a higher altitude.
Three Chinese astronauts are set to return to Earth tonight after a five-month stay at the Tiangong space station, and you can watch it live.
China's Shenzhou 16 astronauts have been growing vegetables aboard the Tiangong space station, as part of plans for future deep space exploration.
The three spaceflyers of China's Shenzhou 17 mission reached the Tiangong space station early Oct. 26, just 6.5 hours after lifting off from the Gobi Desert.
A Long March 2F rocket lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi Desert today (Oct. 25), carrying the Shenzhou 17 spacecraft and its crew into orbit.
A Long March 2D rocket launched into the night sky above the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China on Oct. 23, carrying three more Yaogan 39 satellites to orbit.
China has revealed its latest crew of astronauts set for a six-month-long mission to the Tiangong space station today.