China has landed on the moon again — and this time the country plans to bring home some souvenirs.
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China's Chang'e 5 spacecraft has entered orbit around the moon ahead of an historic attempt to collect samples from the moon and return to Earth.
A heavy-lift Long March 5 rocket topped with the robotic Chang'e 5 lunar sample-return mission rolled out to its pad at Wenchang Space Launch Center in China's Hainan province on Tuesday (Nov. 17).
China conducted its 34th launch of the year on Nov. 12, sending the Tiantong-1 (02) mobile communications satellite into an orbit high above Earth.
China's Chang'e 4 moon rover has been snapping new images highlighting the spacecraft's travels and discoveries on the lunar far side.
China launched a Long March 6 rocket early Friday (Nov. 6), successfully sending 13 satellites into orbit.
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.
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.