China sent three Yaogan 30 series satellites into orbit and used the launch to test controlling the rocket's falling nose cone with a parachute.
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China's Zhurong Mars rover has given us nice, up-close looks at some of the hardware that helped it land safely on the Red Planet two months ago.
Although the asteroid, Bennu, only has a 1-in-2700 chance of hitting Earth, scientists are taking the risk seriously.
After NASA decommissions the ISS, China's Tiangong will probably be the only functioning space station — until NASA launches its Lunar Gateway.
The landing site for China's complex Chang'e 5 moon sample and return mission now has a name: Statio Tianchuan.
China's new Chang'e 6 mission aims to bring to Earth a sample of lunar soil from one of the most fascinating areas on the far side of the moon by 2024.
China's president made a call to the Tianhe space station module on Wednesday (June 23) to give his support to the Shenzhou 12 astronauts.
China's first Mars rover has captured its first sounds of the Red Planet and beamed back stunning views of a drive on the dusty world.
A new Chinese animated cartoon shows a sample of what the country's astronauts will experience in space on the new Tiangong space station.
With its Shenzhou 12 mission under way, China is preparing a Shenzhou 13 spacecraft in case of an emergency on its new space station.
China's Shenzhou 12 astronauts will select their meals from more than 120 dishes during their three-month stay in orbit.
China's first-ever Mars rover was on the move earlier this month, imagery by a NASA spacecraft shows.
It will be built on a modular design, similar to the International Space Station operated by the United States, Russia, Japan, Canada and the European Space Agency.
China's Chang'e 5 spacecraft returned fresh moon rock samples late last year, but the main science of the mission is still just getting underway.
Roscosmos is looking at ways to send its cosmonauts to the Chinese space station, launching from sites in either Russia or French Guiana.
Shenzhou 12 docked with Tianhe, the Chinese space station core module, early Thursday morning (June 17), about 6 1/2 hours after lifting off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.
The Shenzhou 12 mission launched Wednesday (June 16) from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, sending three astronauts toward China's new space station.