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.
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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.
A spacecraft carrying Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo touched down safely in Inner Mongolia early this morning (Sept. 17), bringing an end to China's historic Shenzhou 12 mission.
A Long March 7 rocket topped with the robotic Tianzhou 3 cargo spacecraft rolled out to its pad at the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, Chinese space officials announced Wednesday (Sept. 15).
China's three astronauts are set to return home on Friday after two spacewalks and setting a new national record for longest crewed spaceflight mission.
The launch of SpaceX's Inspiration4 mission last night (Sept. 15) brought the population of the final frontier to 14, one more than the previous high.
China's Shenzhou 12 astronauts have sent back stunning images taken out of small windows of the Tianhe space station module in low Earth orbit.
China launched the Gaofen 5 (02) hyperspectral Earth observation satellite on Tuesday as the country races towards carrying out 40 missions in 2021.