China's upcoming Xuntian, or Chinese Space Station Telescope (CSST), will orbit near the nation's Tiangong space station and provide high-definition panoramic views of the universe.
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On Wednesday (Sept. 27), China launched a fourth satellite in the Yaogan 33 group, which are believed to be radar reconnaissance craft.
China's Shenzhou 16 astronauts conducted an eye-raising experiment in space involving open flames aboard the Tiangong space station.
The astronauts of the Shenzhou 16 mission have been cultivating vegetables as part of their science experiment workload aboard the Tiangong space station.
The first Venezuelan man or woman could land on the moon on a Chinese spacecraft, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said last week.
China's Shenzhou 16 astronauts have been working hard to keep the Tiangong space station neat and clean, as a newly released video shows.
Tianzhou 5, which docked with China's Tiangong space station just two hours after launching last November, has completed its orbital tasks and met its fiery fate.
China launched a new classified Yaogan satellite on Sunday (Sept. 10), continuing the country’s recent rapid launch rate.
China is looking for names for two spacecraft which will deliver astronauts to the surface of the moon.
A team of scientists have put together an image of the layers beneath the surface of the far side of the moon using data from China's Yutu 2 rover.
China added to its fleet of Earth-observation satellites with a new launch on Sunday (Aug. 20), sending a Gaofen 12 spacecraft to orbit.
Scientists were able to visualize the upper 1,000 feet of the moon's surface for the first time. Their results reveal billions of years of previously hidden lunar history.
China is making lunar material collected by its Chang'e 5 moon mission available to research proposals by international scientists for the first time.
China launched a new radar remote sensing satellite for environmental monitoring on Tuesday (Aug. 8).
The "Innovation X Scientific Flight" program is China's low-cost space science and new technology experiments initiative.
China's moon rocket inches a step further in development, as the country test fires new rocket engine.
China is paying close attention to what NASA will and will not be able to afford in the coming years, as the space agency's budget gets chopped up by U.S. lawmakers.