China has apparently chosen a primary landing site for its Tianwen-1 Mars rover ahead of the spacecraft's arrival at the Red Planet in February 2021.
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China is operating a mission on the far side of the moon and is preparing to launch another this year to collect lunar samples — and it's already planning a new set of bold lunar missions.
China's Chang'e 4 spacecraft have awoken for another lunar day on the far side of the moon, while on Earth the mission received a prestigious international award for its accomplishments.
China's Tianwen-1 spacecraft has beamed home some deep-space selfies snapped by a small camera jettisoned during its journey to Mars.
Chinese has selected a third group of astronauts for the nation's coming space station, the China Manned Space Agency announced.
China has revealed that it is working on a new rocket that could send astronauts to the moon for lunar landing missions.
China has lunar spacecraft operating on both the near and far sides of the moon, according to an update from the China National Space Administration.
A Chinese reusable experimental spacecraft has safely landed after two days in orbit, according to state media, and may have deployed a satellite during its mysterious, brief journey in space.
A Chinese Long March 4B rocket successfully launched a new Earth-watching satellite Monday (Sep. 7) but its first stage narrowly missed a school when it fell back to Earth.
China launched an experimental spacecraft into orbit on Friday (Sept. 4), with few details about what the spacecraft will do.
China's Tianwen-1 spacecraft is performing well on its cruise to Mars and is preparing for its second trajectory correction maneuver.
China has built a testing ground for its first Mars mission, Tianwen-1, which launched to the Red Planet in July and aims to land a rover on the surface in April 2021.
China's Tianwen-1 spacecraft captured a stunning view of the Earth and moon before making its first trajectory maneuver on the long journey to Mars.
China's Chang'e 4 moon lander and rover have concluded their science tasks for a 20th lunar day on the far side of the moon.
An observatory affiliated with NASA's quest to identify potentially dangerous asteroids spotted something equally speedy but not quite as natural: a spacecraft bound for Mars.
The Tianwen-1 mission launched atop a Long March 5 rocket from Wenchang Satellite Launch Center early this morning (July 23), kicking off a seven-month cruise to Mars.