China has test fired a huge new solid rocket motor, creating more propulsion options for the country’s growing space activities.
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The U.S. needs to invest more in nuclear-powered spacecraft to be competitive with nations like China, experts say.
China just launched what is planned to be its longest crewed mission to date, but the next spacecraft in the series is ready to blast off should the Shenzhou 13 astronauts need rescuing.
China's Tianwen 1 orbiter and Zhurong rover are once again active at Mars following a communications blackout caused by the sun interfering with radio signals sent from Earth.
China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic weapon two months ago, making strides with the technology that surprised and alarmed U.S. officials, according to a media report.
The three astronauts of China's Shenzhou 13 mission entered the country's space station core module Tianhe Saturday (Oct. 16).
The Shenzhou 13 mission launched from the Gobi Desert today (Oct. 15), sending three astronauts toward China's new space station for a six-month stay.
China is all set to launch its second crew of three astronauts to its new space station — including the first woman to visit the orbiting outpost.
China's Shenzhou 12 astronauts have been back on Earth for nearly a month, but we just got a look at some of the gorgeous photos they captured in orbit — with smartphones.
China has rolled out a rocket to the pad to send three astronauts from the desert up to its new Tianhe space station core module, although the launch date remains a mystery.
China's new moon-rock treasure trove may be a billion years younger than the material the Apollo program brought home decades ago, according to new research.
A Chinese lander and rover are still up and running more than 1,000 Earth days after they made a historic first-ever landing on the far side of the moon.
A Chinese launch company is aiming to provide rides to space for tourists as soon as 2024, apparently drawing inspiration from the exploits of Blue Origin.
China launched two missions on Monday within only a few hours of each other, and one has been declared lost.
A stuffed cow is currently a lone occupant of the Chinese Tianhe space station, waiting to be joined by the crew of the upcoming Shenzhou 13 mission.
A small Chinese commercial satellite has been detecting meteors impacting the atmosphere and even filming the aurora.
One of China's few women astronauts is expected to be named among the crew of the upcoming Shenzhou 13 mission to the Chinese space station.
China has launched a cargo mission to its new space station, just days after astronauts departed the orbiting outpost.
Several science institutions in China are now studying rocks collected from the moon by the Chang'e 5 mission for research that includes evaluating the material as a potential source of fusion power.