China launched the first of a pair of radar satellites that will provide important geological data following earthquakes and landslides.
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The Chinese company Space Transportation is developing a "rocket with wings" for space tourism and point-to-point travel.
China's Shenzhou 13 astronauts conducted a manual rendezvous and docking test over the weekend to test emergency procedures for spacecraft visiting the Chinese space station.
Water was spotted on the moon nearly 15 years ago, but it was detected in real time on the lunar surface only by orbiters before now.
China's Yutu 2 rover has reached the so-called "mystery hut" on the far side of the moon that attracted widespread attention last month — but don't get too excited.
The robotic arm on China’s space station has moved a cargo spacecraft in a crucial test for new module additions.
China welcomed the New Year with a live stream from cameras outside the new Tianhe space station module showing the beauty of the Earth below.
China's Tianwen 1 spacecraft at Mars has snapped with stunning images with a small camera that captured images of the orbiter above Mars.
The astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station are marking the New Year, becoming only the 37th crew in history to be in space as Earth begins another revolution around the Sun.
During this very eventful year, two nations joined the Mars club, a robot plied Red Planet skies for the first time ever and humanity kicked off an ambitious interplanetary sample-return campaign.
Chinese officials filed a note with the United Nations stating that Starlink spacecraft had two close encounters with Tianhe this year, both of them occurring when astronauts were aboard the module.
China has formally approved three missions targeting the south pole of the moon, with the first to launch around 2024.
China launched the Ziyuan 1 (02E) Earth resources observation satellite and a small amateur radio satellite on Saturday, Dec. 25.
China's Shenzhou 13 astronauts ventured outside the orbiting Tianhe module on Sunday and installed a new panoramic camera for monitoring the space station.
Comet Leonard shines brightly in images captured by a small Chinese satellite on the backdrop of aurora and passing meteors.
China broadcast a live classroom from its new space station on Dec. 9, in an effort to both inspire students and present a friendly image of the country's space ambitions.
China's 50th orbital launch of 2021 sent a new data relay satellite into orbit on Monday (Dec. 13) to support the country's space station and crewed missions.
A Kuaizhou-1A solid rocket by Chinese commercial company Expace failed to make it to orbit Tuesday (Dec. 14), taking two commercial satellites with it during its demise.
China's Yutu 2 lunar rover recently spotted something intriguing on the far side of the moon, but it'll take the vehicle a few months to reach the object for a closer look.